Saturday, 23 May 2015 11:39
PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) governors have begun mounting pressure on Akwa Ibom State governor Godswill Akpabio to stand down as the chairman if the PDP Governors Forum just as party chairman Alhaji Adamu Muazu did.
Saturday, 23 May 2015 10:57
SEVERAL prominent leaders across northern Nigeria including the former chief justice of the federation and the secretary to the federal government have urged incoming president Muhammadu Buhari to grant an amnesty to Boko Haram insurgents.
Saturday, 23 May 2015 10:12
MUSLIM youths have burnt down the Sharia court in the Rijia Lemo neighbourhood of Kano in protest of the sermons of preacher Abdul Nyass who they accuse of blaspheming Islam and Prophet Mohammed.
Saturday, 23 May 2015 09:47
VICE president Namadi Sambo is at the top of a list of ministers planning to travel abroad immediately after the May 29 inauguration as soon at the governing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) hands over to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Saturday, 23 May 2015 08:55
PRESIDENT-elect Muhammadu Buhari shunned all attempts by petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke to communicate with him during their flight to London together yesterday despite spirited attempts by her to have a meeting with him.
Friday, 22 May 2015 13:04
COLONEL Victor Ebhaleme the brigade commander of the 23 Armoured Brigade in Yola has been acquitted by a military court martial after being tried for negligence in relation to the fight against Boko Haram.
Friday, 22 May 2015 12:45
PRESIDENT-elect General Muhammadu Buhari is said to be considering granting the Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC) operational independence in a bid to make it more effective in the fight against corruption.
Friday, 22 May 2015 11:30
NEWLY-appointed inspector general of police Solomon Arase has issued a new directive barring policemen from detaining suspects for more than 24 hours adding that appropriate due diligence must also be observed before arrest warrants are issued.
Friday, 22 May 2015 11:05
JIGAWA State governor Sule Lamido has become the first chief executive to leave office after he handed over the reins of power to the secretary to the state government and flew out of Nigeria to Saudi Arabia yesterday.
Friday, 22 May 2015 10:49
NIGERIAN PhD student Dickson Ndukwe Agbai has emerged as the best student with the highest grades in a doctorate in bio-fuels during the recent graduation ceremony at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom.
Page 1 of 449