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Nigeria, 2nd Most Corrupt In W’Africa Under Buhari -TI … We Are Vindicated, Says PDP As FG Faults Rating

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, said the damning 2019 corruption index report on Nigeria by Transparency International (TI), is a vindication of its stand that corruption has worsened under President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The party said it is a national embarrassment “that under an administration by the same […]

FG, South-West Govs Agree On Amotekun

The Federal Government and Governors of the South West States yesterday agreed that necessary legal instruments will be put in place by each of the States to give legal backing to the initiative and address all issues concerning the regulation of the security structure on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun. Vice President […]

Victor Moses joins Inter Milan FC

Victor Moses has signed for Inter Milan on a loan deal with an option to buy from Chelsea. Moses is reuniting with former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, who he played a starring role for in the 2016-17 Premier League winning season. The Nigerian winger spent the first half of the season at Turkish club Fenerbahce. […]

Gov. Ortom wins at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, and the judgement of the Appeal Court, which upheld the election of Samuel Ortom as Governor of Benue State. The seven man panel of justices led by Justice Bode Rhodes Vivour, dismissed the appeal of Mr Emmanuel Jime of the APC as […]

2023: Pick your candidate from South-East, group urges political parties

By Peter Okolie Ndi-Igbo United Forum (NUF), a socio-political organisation, has called on all political parties in the country to zone their presidential tickets to the South-East for the 2023 presidential poll. President-General of the group, Chief Godson Ezenagu, made the appeal in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onitsha on Thursday. […]

Kaduna re-run election witnesses voter apathy

By Moses Kolo The re-run election for Kaduna State House of Assembly in Sanga Local Government Area, has witnessed voter apathy, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. It would be recalled that the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM), had slated the State House of Assembly re-run election for Sanga and Kagarko local government […]

Gov. Ishaku signs Taraba’s N215bn 2020 budget into law

  By Jacinta Nwachukwu Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Friday in Abuja, signed into law the state’s N215 billion Appropriation bill christened: “Budget of Accelerated Growth and Development”. Ishaku said that the budget represented an increase of N2.1billion over the N213.6 billion presented to the state House of Assembly on Dec. 19, 2019. He, […]

Coronavirus: Parents abandon kids at China airport

A couple in China has left their two young children behind at the Nanjing Lukou International Airport, China, after their son who had a fever was banned from flying amid an outbreak of coronavirus. It is said the parents deserted their son and daughter by the departure gate and boarded the flight on their own in […]

Northern, Southern leaders hold peace talk in Lagos

By Chioma Ugboma Some eminent Nigerian leaders from across the nation on Friday held a closed door meeting in Lagos on the need to preserve continued unity and peaceful coexistence of the country. The meeting, which held at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, was chaired by a former Presidential Adviser founding member of Northern Elders Forum, […]

Osinbajo: The Travails of a Vice President – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe  | Nasarawa, Nigeria | January 25, 2020 –  This is not the best of times for the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Since the beginning of Buhari’s second term in office, there has been speculations on whether the VP would continue to enjoy the sort of legroom he was allowed in […]

2023: Ngige hints on contesting for president

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