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After several attempts by the government to stall the planned protest by the #RevolutionNow, the group defied the Federal Government order by going ahead with their action. The government had banned activists from holding the #RevolutionNow protest called by the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress Omoyele Sowore. Sowore was arrested Saturday by operatives of […]

At last, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has been granted bail to enable him to go for his medical treatment abroad. El-Zakzaky was granted bail alongside his wife Zeenat. In his ruling, Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court ordered that the embattled Shi’ite leader be accompanied abroad […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the commitment of his administration to creating more job opportunities for the youths, whom he said represent over sixty percent of the country’s population. The president made the remark during an audience with the Director-General of the International Labour Organisation, Guy Ryder, at the State House, Abuja. Buhari said his […]

President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress today closed their defence in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. President Buhari had opened his defence at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday and called seven witnesses between then and yesterday. President Buhari’s lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari today hosted several traditional rulers from the South West region of the country, at the State House, Abuja. Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, who led the delegation of South West monarchs, said the meeting’s agenda was the security situation in the country. The Ooni […]

The number of Nigerians calling for strict regulations on the social media, is increasing by the day with the latest being the Governor of Cross River State, Professor Ben Ayade. The governor made his position known today in Calabar, when he declared open this year’s National Broadcast Summit, with the theme “Broadcasting and Democracy: Emerging […]

After five days of intense screening, the Senate today confirmed the nomination of all the forty-three ministerial nominees sent in by President Muhammadu Buhari. This followed the conclusion of the confirmation hearing conducted by the upper chamber. Majority of those screened by the senate were asked to take a bow and go, an action that […]

As the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal resumes sitting today, the Independent National Electoral Commission is set to open its defence in response to the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and his party, PDP challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 presidential poll. The Justice Mohammed Garba-led tribunal of five judges had after the petitioners […]

As would be ministers continue with their screening on the floor of the Senate, President Muhammadu Buhari says he has already prepared a document for their consideration soon after their inauguration. This according to the President, would be the recommendations of the just-concluded Presidential Policy Retreat, which were presented yesterday at the state house. President […]

Members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly today cut short their one month holiday and reconvened to deliberate on the alleged brutalization of an indigene of Abak Local Government Council, Godwin Abraham, by the Council Chairman, Imoh Williams. At the end of the plenary, the House resolved to suspend the Chairman indefinitely from office, for […]


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