APC Under Last-Minute Pressure To Replace Bindow As Adamawa Gov Candidate

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to drop Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow, Governor of Adamawa State, as governorship candidate due to the allegation that he forged academic documents. SaharaReporters learnt on Friday that Mahmood Modi, President Muhammadu Buhari’s in-law, was exploring last minute opportunities before deadline for the […]

FCT MINISTER LAUDS UN AGENCIES FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS …Abaji MDG Water Project set for completion. 

The Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has lauded the UN and its agencies for their human development efforts in the Territory in particular and Nigeria in general. Malam Bello acknowledged the positive contributions of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) towards improving the living standards […]

Senator Adeleke Arraigned, Released on Personal Recognizance

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the recent Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, was arraigned on Wednesday and granted bail on personal recognizance by the Abuja division of the Federal High Court. Senator Adeleke, his brother, Sikiru Adeleke, and three others were arraigned on a four count charge of examination malpractice. The others […]

APC Crisis: Gov. Amosun spits fire, accuses Oshiomhole, Tinubu of fraud

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday continued his protest against the outcome of the All progressives Congress (APC) primaries in his state as he accused the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, of colluding with “a cabal in Lagos” to write fake results which produced Dapo Abiodun as the party’s governorship candidate […]

PDP Submits Saraki’s Name To INEC As Its Senatorial Candidate For Kwara Central

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has sent the name of the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, to the Independent National Electoral Commission as a senatorial candidate. The name of Saraki was among the list of candidates submitted to the commission in Abuja on Thursday night. Saraki, who represents Kwara Central […]

Electoral Bill: Senate stands down move to override Buhari

The Senate on Thursday stood down consideration of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for third reading and passage, until Tuesday. The bill, which was captured on the Order Paper, was stood down at plenary for more legislative work. Announcing the development, Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said “in view of the sensitive nature […]

Resign honourably or be forced out of office, Akpabio tells Saraki

Former minority leader and Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West, Godswill Akpabio has advised the Senate President, Bukola Saraki to honourably resign rather than been forced out of office. Addressing a press conference after Wednesday’s plenary in Abuja, he said, it was a norm the world over that when a lawmaker resigns from his former […]

ADC nominates Nyako BOT Chairman

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) on Wednesday commenced moves to make the former Adamawa Governor, Murtala Nyako, its Chairman of Board of Trustees (BOT). The party leadership, led by the National Chairman, Ralph Nwosu, visited Mr Nyako at his Abuja residence to present the nomination letter to him. Speaking while presenting the letter, Mr Nwosu […]

Dead man Dennis Hof set to win election in America

Dennis Hof, a brothel-owning Republican candidate for America’s Nevada state legislature who died this week will remain on the ballot and win his election in November, his campaign manager has predicted. Hof, 72, who died on Tuesday, styled himself as America’s best-known pimp and a strip-club owner who ran multiple brothels. He had nicknamed himself […]

Atiku/Obi:180 Former Lawmakers Take Position On Obi’s Choice As Running Mate

A 180-member caucus of former National Assembly lawmakers from the South East region has insisted that the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, was the best choice as the running mate to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. A former member of the House of Representatives and spokesman of the […]

Senators fight over $3.5 billion NNPC subsidy fund

Nigerian lawmakers on Tuesday shifted their attention to a $3.5 billion budget recovery fund allegedly spent by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Two senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had a heated argument during senate plenary over the issue. Kabir Marafa (Zamfara-APC) and Ali Ndume (Yobe-APC) disagreed on which committee should investigate […]

FG did everything possible to save Hauwa killed Red Cross worker

*Expresses shock, sadness over the dastardly killing by Boko Haram The Nigerian Government has said it was shocked and saddened at the killing of another aid worker, Hauwa Mohammed Liman by Boko Haram on Monday, despite the actions taken by the government and the widespread appeal to save the young woman. In a statement issued […]

No Regrets Supporting Tambuwal, But I’m Now With Atiku – Gov. Wike

Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State, has said he has no regrets supporting Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State, but will work towards ensuring that Atiku Abubakar, who eventually clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential ticket, wins the 2019 general election. He said he stood his ground on ensuring that Rivers State hosted the […]

Unveiled: The 50 men, women on Buhari’s travel ban list

Thirteen former governors and seven former  ministers, all facing corruption trials, were among the 50 men and women  that make up the travel ban list under Executive Order No. 6  issued  by President Muhammadu Buhari. The restriction followed the judicial affirmation of the constitutionality and legality of the order. The watch-list and restriction were put […]

FCTA MOVES TO PARTNER UN-HABITAT FOR SAFER AND LIVEABLE CITY: Sets Up 20-Member Implementation Committee

   The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), in its commitment to check urban decay in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has set up the City We Need Implementation Committee for a safer and liveable city. The initiative, which is a requirement of the UN-Habitat, is a major outcome of the recently concluded Urban Thinkers Campus organized by the Administration. Share […]

2019 presidency: What Obasanjo told Atiku, Oyedepo, others [Full text]

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed the presidential ambition of his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar. Obasanjo who is currently in a meeting with Atiku, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate and others in Abeokuta, Ogun state declared that Atiku will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. […]

BREAKING: Obasanjo forgives Atiku, endorses him for president

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he has reviewed his stance on not backing his former deputy for the presidency of Nigeria. Mr. Obasanjo spoke when Atiku Abubakar and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party visited him at his Abeokuta home. He said he believed Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now […]

PDP moves to substitute Kwankwaso’s in-law as Kano guber candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is currently planning to substitute Abba Yusuf as gubernatorial candidate of the party in Kano. We reliably gathered the party national vice chairman in charge of North West, Ibrahim Kazaure, is leading the plot on the grounds that the party congress that brought Mr Yusuf was fraught with irregularities. According […]

REVEALED: Gov. Ganduje caught on camera receiving $5m bribe

  Nigerian security agencies are currently analysing a number of video clips showing a Nigerian governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, receiving $5 million bribe. Multiple contractors who spoke with DAILY NIGERIAN on the condition of anonymity said the governor personally receives from 15 to 25 percent kickbacks for every project executed in the state. Sources familiar with […]

I’m a job creator, Unlike you, Atiku tells Buhari

FILE PHOTO: Former Vice President and chieftain of APC, Atiku Abubakar and President-elect, Gen Muhammadu Buhari at an APC Stakeholders’ Meeting in Yola, Adamawa State The campaign office of Atiku Abuabakar has described the opposition presidenital candidate of being a job creator. The office also took a jibe at President Muhammadu Buhari saying he has […]