Home »

DELTA RE-RUN: FG deploys Navy, Air Force

DETERMINED not to leave anything to chance and in demonstration of its readiness to conduct credible elections in the country, the Federal Government, yesterday, deployed in Delta State, the Nigerian Navy, Air force, 45 units of Mobile policemen, 20,000 regular policemen and a stand by team of the army for today’s gubernatorial re-run elections. While […]

Obasanjo, Lar, others protest at PDP headquarters

 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and some notable leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party were at the party’s headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday over the crises trailing the ongoing primaries of the party. The other PDP leaders that were at the party’s headquarters in Abuja included governors Sullivan Chime (Enugu) and Adebayo Alao-Akala (Oyo) as well […]

Osun: Anxiety over N’Assembly tickets

Confusion on Wednesday trailed the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Osun State House of Assembly aspirants just as anxiety has mounted over today’s primaries to select candidates for House of Representatives and Senate contests. Addressing a news conference in Osogbo, the state capital, on Wednesday, a retired Superintendent of Customs, Chief […]

Drugs: US, Nigerian agents arrest three

United States and Nigerian anti-narcotics agents have arrested three persons for alleged drug trafficking in separate operations in Lagos and Detriot, US. US federal authorities said a Nigerian woman, Sherifat Lamidi, was arrested in Detroit after she admitted swallowing 91 pellets of heroin on an international flight from Nigeria, the Associated Press reports. The Department […]

Fraud: US court jails Nigerian, two others

A District Court in Southern Texas, United States has sentenced a Nigerian, Obisike Nwankwo, and two others, Dr. Howard Grant and John Lachman, to a total of 88 months for their roles in a multi-million dollar Durable Medical Equipment fraud scheme. The convictions, which were contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the US […]

Al-Qaeda can’t penetrate Nigeria, says former US ambassador

  Mr. John Campbell A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. John Campbell, on Wednesday said Al-Qaeda was still finding it difficult to penetrate Nigeria. His remarks came days after the US Government said it has dispatched FBI agents to Nigeria to assist in the investigation of bombing incidents in Jos and Abuja. Speaking […]

PICTURE: Nollywood actor, John Okafor (aka Mr. Ibu’s) wife, kids kidnapped

Heavily armed men suspected to be kidnappers, yesterday night, invaded the Agbani Road, Enugu State home of top actor/comedian, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu and abducted his wife and three children. The abductors who came in a BMW car later released two of his children, a boy and girl, but were still holding […]

Yar’Adua’s daughter gets Reps ticket

Ahead of this week’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries to elect candidates for National Assembly elections, indications have emerged that, Maryam, wife of an incumbent member of the House of Representatives and eldest daughter of the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua may have been offered the Reps ticket on a platter of gold. Maryam, who […]

CPC Crisis Deepens

The crisis rocking the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) deepened on Wednesday as the suspended Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Denis Aghanya, dragged the party’s Chairman, Sen. Rufai Sani Hanga, before an Abuja high court challenging his suspension from the party. In the suit filed by his lawyer, Mr. Sunday Ameh, SAN, Aghanya is […]

CPC Ratifies Buhari as Presidential Flagbearer

The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) yesterday night formally endorsed the former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari as its presidential candidate for the 2011 general elections. In his acceptance speech shortly after his ratification, Buhari said he decided to dump his former party, the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) because of the unprincipled behaviour […]

YCE, Yoruba Ronu disagree on alleged disgrace of monarchs by Obasanjo


Emefiele: DSS release detained CBN Deputy Governor


Browse Today’s Politics

Featuring Top 5/7 of Today's Politics

Our fear is that Akpabio cannot checkmate the ‘Yorubanisation’ of the financial system – Northern Senators

Browse Africa & World Politics

Featuring Top 3/2344 of Africa & World Politics

Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/1313 of National Politics

Pastor Enoch Adeboye: Ask God to kill me if…

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1554 of NNP Columnists

Presidential Tribunal: Babatunde Fashola denies writing judgment, petitions Twitter to reveal fake news source



Group alleges plot to subvert justice at presidential election petition tribunal


January 2011
« Dec   Feb »

© 2023 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes