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Video: “Am I The One Who Closed Down Your School” Governor Ajimobi Asks LAUTECH Students
In his response to protesting students, Governor Ajimobi was quite vocal and confrontational in his attitude towards the plight of the student.
Ndume Accepts Fate, Concedes To Lawan
Three-time senator and, former Majority Leader, Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South) has accepted his removal from the position, which he assumed in June, 2015.
Senate Assures Nigerians Of Speedy Passage Of 2017 Budget
The President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki (Kwara Central), has assured Nigerians of speedy passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill.
ECOWAS Leaders Deciding Yahya Jammeh’s Fate Today In Abuja?
Nigeria's foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeoma, recently said that President Jammeh of Gambia's fate will be decided today by ECOWAS leaders in Abuja.
Sokoto: Tambuwal Given Vote of Confidence By Opposition Parties
Opposition parties in Sokoto State under the aegies of the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) has passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Aminu Tambuwal.
I Was Impeached Because I Refused To Share Funds – Ex-Abia Speaker
Former Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly Martins Azubuike has hinged his removal on his uprightness, as he alleged that some lawmakers wanted him to share funds meant for projects.
Iceberg: Bridging The Lawmaker-Electorate Disconnect
Under Nigeria's democracy, only few privileged electorates have access to the lawmakers representing them. Lordson Okpetu in his column, Iceberg, x-rays the cause and consequences of this counterproductive disconnect.
President Buhari Signs Endangered Species Bill Into Law
President Buhari, today, signs into law an Act that protects endangered species in the country. The amendment has harsher penalties and is expected to deter poachers.
Abia Assembly Speaker Steps Down, A Day After Election
Barely a day after he was sworn in as Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Kennedy Njoku has resigned. Njoku was reported to have resigned on personal grounds.
Abia Assembly Speaker Impeached
Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly Martins Azubuike has been impeached. Azubuike was fired after 20 of the 24 lawmakers in the Assembly voted to impeach him.
Rivers: Wike Presents N470bn Budget To House Of Assembly
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Wednesday presented a N470 billion budget christened "Golden Jubilee Budget for Accelerated Development" to the State House of Assembly for 2017.
Pensioners Urge Gov. Ikpeazu To Pay 3 Years Pension Arrears
Retirees from the Abia State University Teaching Hospital ask that they be paid their salary arrears. They asked to be treated fairly and in good faith.
Odigie-Oyegun: APC Not Scared Of Mega-Party
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is not scared over the much-touted mega-party being purportedly put together by some politicians ahead of the 2019 elections.
Kwara Workers Say No To Use Of Consultants To Pay Salaries
Local government workers under the umbrella of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), in Kwara have kicked against the appointment of consultants to prepare and pay their salaries.
Media Rights Agenda Backs Whistle-Blowing Programme
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has thrown its weight behind the whistle-blowing initiative of the Federal Government even as it seeks a more transparent government.
Rivers APC Chieftain Denies Link With Police Officer’s Death
The APC chieftain, Augustine Wokocha, said linking him to the beheading of the officer was a fabrication by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Ibori Freed By UK Court On Wednesday
The ex-governor of Delta state, James Onanefe Ibori, has been freed by a UK court today Wednesday. The court ruled that he should be released before going through his confiscation trial.
Rivers Rerun: 22 Yr Old Gang Member Arrested With Beheaded Police Officer’s Phone
A 22yr old gang member has been arrested with the phone of the deputy superintendent of police, DSP Mohammed Alkali, that was beheaded in Rivers State.
Akeredolu: INEC Conducting Acceptable Elections
The Ondo State Governor-elect has expressed satisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as he believes the commission has improved in its conduct of elections.
Electoral College Confirms Trump As US President
Unofficial reports said Trump received 304 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s 224, with six electors said to have voted for other candidates, costing Trump two votes and Clinton four.