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 […]

Face your problems not my performance at PDP primary – Saraki replies APC

Saraki replies APC mockery of his performance at the PDP Presidential Primary The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has responded to the taunt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) over his (Saraki’s) performance at the just concluded Presidential Primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The APC spokesman, Yekini Nabena had in a […]

2019: Atiku emerges PDP presidential candidate; to challenge Buhari

Atiku Abubakar [Photo: THISDAYLIVE] Atiku Abubakar, a retired Customs officer and Nigeria’s vice president between 1999 and 2007, has been elected the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). At a PDP national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, held Saturday and Sunday, Mr Abubakar defeated 11 other aspirants to clinch the hotly-contested ticket. […]

ALHAJI YAKUBU OSENI WINS APC KOGI CENTRAL SENATORIAL TICKET

By Bruno Uche The Executive Chairman of Kogi Internal Revenue Services, Alhaji Yakubu Oseni has emerged the APC candidate for Kogi Central Senatorial zone in the 2019 general elections. In his acceptance speech, the Senatorial candidate appreciated the maturity displayed by fellow contestants who withdrew even before the primary election.   He also thanked Gov. […]

It’s insulting to say I’ve rancour with Ambode – Tinubu

A former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday said it is insulting to suggest there is a feud between him and the embattled incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. Mr Tinubu spoke Tuesday afternoon as the All Progressives Congress governorship primary election between Mr Ambode and Babajide Sanwo-Olu was underway in Lagos State. The exercise is […]

Lagos APC defies NWC, declares Sanwo-Olu governorship candidate.

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as winner of Tuesday’s governorship primary. This was contrary to the position of the Clement Ebri-led National Working Committee appointed electoral panel, which had earlier nullified the election that produced Sanwo-Olu as winner. Ebri had said that the primary would […]

Ribadu makes u-turn in Adamawa APC governorship primaries

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has indicated interest to participate in the rescheduled Adamawa APC governorship primaries election, hours after he withdrew from the race. Alhaji Salihu Bawuro, the Director-General, Ribadu campaign organisation, made the announcement at a news conference in Yola on Monday. The state APC governorship primary is rescheduled for Thursday. Ribadu withdrew from the […]

Unidentified People Disrupts Kwara PDP Guber Primary.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State has explained how some unidentified people disrupted its governorship primary election held on Sunday. The State Publicity Secretary of the party, Tunde Ashaolu, in a statement on Sunday said the election was going on peacefully and smoothly, with delegates voting after accreditation before the unidentified persons disrupted […]

Nigeria At 58: President Buhari’s Full Independence Day Speech

NATIONAL BROADCAST BY H.E MUHAMMADU BUHARI PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE 58TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, 1ST OCTOBER, 2018 Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire for freedom. We, […]

FIRST VOTE ON EMBATTLED US COURT NOMINEE AFTER FRAUGHT HEARING

Brett Kavanaugh denies sexual assault allegations in testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Brett Kavanaugh’s US Supreme Court nomination was expected to pass a first hurdle in the Senate Friday, a day after a dramatic hearing that saw the conservative judge fight off assault allegations recounted in harrowing detail by his accuser. Share on: WhatsApp

JUST IN: TWO AIR FORCE PLANES CRASH IN ABUJA

The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed that two of its aircraft crashed in Abuja on Friday.The accident happened when the aircraft were carrying out their daily rehearsal ahead of their display during Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary on Oct. 1. Spokesman of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said that no life was lost. […]

INTERIM HEADS TO OVERSEE FCT AGENCIES VACATED BY POLITICAL OFFICE SEEKERS

Following the indication of interest by some political appointees of the Federal Capital Territory Administration to contest political offices in the forthcoming 2019 elections, the FCTA has posted some officers to supervise the affected Secretariats, Departments and Agencies. The appointments became necessary in order not to leave any vacuum in the operations of the affected […]