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Makarfi: Why I’m confident PDP will take power from Buhari, APC in 2019

The Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmed Makarfi has expressed confidence that the former ruling party will reclaim power from the...

Presidency: Buhari’s discussion with World Bank boss twisted

The Presidency on Friday said the reported discussion between President Muhammadu Buhari and the World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, was deliberately twisted...

IGP asks court to stop senate from probing him

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has asked a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) high court to stop Bukola Saraki, president of the senate, and...

Buba Galadima: APC deserve to be deregistered

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Buba Galadima has said that if he were to be the Independent National Electoral Commission...

Abdusalami, Danjuma, others speak on Nigeria’s break up

Former head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has appealed to Nigerians not to tear the nation apart. Abdusalami said, rather, the youths should build on...

Senator Open Can Of Warms Against Police IG

The crisis between the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Hamman Misau,and the Inspector General of Police, Idris Kpotun Ibrahim has taken another twist,...

2019: INEC declares Fayose’s campaign illegal

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has warned politicians and political parties to stop campaign, ahead of the...

PDP to Oyinlola: We are sorry, please forgive us

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Caretaker Committee in Osun, led by its Chairman, Alhaji Sarafadeen Ali, on Monday visited the former National Secretary...

Peter Obi: Nigeria is a failed country

The former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi has said that Nigeria under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari is a failed country. Obi...

Okorocha: What Goodluck Jonathan offered me to support him, PDP in 2015

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has claimed that immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, offered him huge sums of money, a second term ticket...

Presidency speaks on cabals allegedly sidelining VP Osinbajo

The presidency has waved aside claims that a certain cabal had taken over the presidential villa, sidelining the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo since...

Biafra: Produce Nnamdi Kanu’s corpse – Brother tells Nigerian Army

Emmanuel, younger brother of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), has asked the Nigerian Army to produce his corpse...

Biafra: Idahosa reveals Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB sponsors

Hon. Charles Idahosa, a former special adviser to ex-Governor Adams Oshiomhole, has stated that Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, was being funded by topshots...

Jude Idimogu: Too late to pull out of Nigeria

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Jude Idimogu, on Saturday, said it was too late for the Igbo nation to pull out of Nigeria. Idimogu, representing Oshodi/Isolo...

Nigerians ‘should commend Aregbesola for introducing Sukuk to FG’

Semiu Okanlawon, spokesman to Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, has asked Nigerians to thank the governor for identifying Sukuk as an alternative means...

Fayose: Yoruba elders are the problem we have

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has accused some Yoruba elders of working against the ongoing calls for the restructuring of Nigeria. Fayose made this claim...

2019:‎ APC chairman, reveals when Buhari will announce decision

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, has said President Buhari will disclose his decision on a second term in office...

Police commission clears senator who accused IGP of corruption, says his retirement followed due...

Ikechukwu Ani, spokesman of the police service commission (PSC), says Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, followed due process in retiring from the police. The...

Adeyeye, others kick as Fayose’s deputy emerges PDP gov candidate

The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has emerged as the consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2018 governorship election. Olusola...

Alhassan: I don’t care being sacked… if Buhari contests in 2019, I’ll support Atiku

Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs, says she will support Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, if he decides to run for office in 2019. In a...

Anambra election: Court orders substituted service on Kanu, IPOB

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday granted the request seeking to serve court processes on Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra...

Adesina: Why people spread fake news about President Buhari

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said those who carry fake news about the President want...

Shehu Sani: Buhari it’s time to fumigate your cabinet

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to flush out the non-performing members of his cabinet. While speaking with journalists on...

Fani-Kayode blasts Buhari over “weak” response to Benue flood

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari, over his response to the Benue flood that has rendered many homeless. Fani-Kayode labelled...

Edochie emerges DPC gov candidate, to contest against Obiano in Anambra poll

Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has won the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC) primary election ahead of the Anambra governorship poll. Edcohie on Thursday emerged the flag...

Igbo Assembly advice Buhari what to do with Nnamdi Kanu

Igbo Delegates Assembly (IDA), an umbrella body of Igbos in the 19 northern states and Abuja, has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria...

Fayose: Too late for Nigeria to disintegrate

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said it is too late for Nigeria to break up, calling for dialogue to resolve various agitations...

Ex- Senator Kanti Bello dead

Former two-time Senator from Katsina State, Kanti Bello, is dead. Bello died in the early hours of Tuesday, in Abuja. The lawmaker, who represented Daura...

Misau: I complied with police act in resigning

Isah Misau, chairman, senate committee on navy, on Monday said he followed the provisions of the police act and regulations in resigning from the...

IPAC: Why we will drag president to court over meeting with APC, PDP leaders

The National Publicity Secretary of the Inter-Party Council, IPAC, Yakubu Shendam, on Sunday threatened legal action against President Muhammadu Buhari for meeting with only...

Adaeze Okafor wins APDA ticket, becomes first ever female Anambra guber candidate

Arch. Adaeze Okafor has emerged as candidate of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) for the November 18 Anambra governorship election. She defeated her rival...

Gov Okorocha denies killing in Owerri market demolition

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has dismissed claims that security agents killed one person during the demolition of a market in Owerri, the...

Dino Melaye: We have failed this nation

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, has included himself among the political elite who have failed Nigeria and her teeming youth. Speaking at...

Fayose: Why I didn’t attend governors’ meeting with Buhari

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said that he did not deliberately shun President Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting with governors on Friday. Fayose said he was...

What Buhari told APC, PDP leaders in closed-door meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday held a closed door meeting with select leaders of the ruling APC and PDP. During the meeting, he thanked...

Buhari meets with APC, PDP leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with leaders of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The presidency disclosed this...

Osinbajo panel to submit report on Monday

The Presidency on Wednesday said the presidential committee investigating the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke; and the suspended Secretary...

President’s Health: Aisha Buhari thanks Nigerians

The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari, has expressed gratitude to Nigerians for their concern, love and prayers for the improved health  of...

OBJ, IBB, Abdulsalami meet over Buhari’s ill health

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former heads of state,  Ibrahim Babangida and Abubakar Abdusalami, on Tuesday met in Minna, Niger State capital. The meeting held at...

FG to invite World Champion, Joshua – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says it will soon invite, Anthony Joshua, the newly crowned unified World Heavyweight Boxing Champion to the country. The Minister of...

Skuki: Nigeria Politicians are thieves

Singer, Peeshaun of Skuki, has expressed absolute distrust in the current whistle blowing policy of the federal government. According to the singer, there are...

Confusion: Nigeria’s Jonathan blames Obama for 2015 election defeat.

Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan has blamed Barack Obama for his 2015 presidential election defeat to Muhammadu Buhari, alleging the former US president headed a global...

Court grants pro-Biafra leader, Kanu bail

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday admitted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to bail on health grounds. Kanu...

Update: CSO didn’t consult, Buhari is for press freedom – Adesina

The Special Adviser on Media & Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina, has said that no one consulted the Presidency’s spokespersons before...

Breaking: Punch reporter expelled from Aso Villa

The Chief Security Officer to President Muhammadu Buhari has expelled PUNCH’scorrespondent in Aso Rock Villa, Mr Lekan Adetayo, over a report on the president’s...

Osinbajo : Our role as the Presidential Investigative panel

The vice president Yemi Osinbajo has released a press statement through his  Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity, Laolu Akande on how  the...

Perry Brimah: President Buhari Slowly Dying In Aso Rock

Perry Brimah, a popular columnists has raised alarm that President Muhammadu Buhari is dying in Aso rock villa, Abuja. Brimah, who is also the convener...