Friday, 15 May 2015 10:15
MILITARY commanders are reported to be planning to dismiss about 4,000 soldiers from the Nigerian Army over their cowardice in the face of Boko Haram attacks as part of a clampdown on indiscipline in the nation's armed forces.
Friday, 15 May 2015 09:49
GOVERNOR Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State escaped being held hostage by hundreds of graduate trainees in the state capital yesterday who were protesting the non-payment of their allowances for five months.
Friday, 15 May 2015 09:07
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has told the national working committee (NWC) of his People's Democratic Party (PDP) that he will bounce back to lead the party to victory in 2019 after taking a short break outside the country with his family.
Friday, 15 May 2015 08:37
PRESIDENT-elect General Muhammadu Buhari is expected in Benin today for the wedding of Governor Adams Oshiomole who has just tied the knot with his new bride former Ethiopian model Lara Forte.
Thursday, 14 May 2015 12:07
FIRST lady Dame Patience Jonathan has been dragged to court by eight women seeking to restrain her from holding an emergency meeting of African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM) in Abuja tomorrow.
Thursday, 14 May 2015 11:23
FORMER Anambra State commissioner Chima Okafor has urged Nigeria's Igbos to learn how to play politics from their southwestern neighbours following the recent general elections that has left the southeast in the political wilderness.
Thursday, 14 May 2015 10:03
PRESIDENT-elect General Muhammadu Buhari has promised to prosecute the perpetrators of electoral violence in Rivers State during the recent elections pointing out that he will not forgive and forget the acts of those who committed arson and murder.
Thursday, 14 May 2015 09:33
PRESIDENT-elect General Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration and swearing-in ceremony on May 29 will be low-key as the newly-elected All Progressives Congress (APC) intends to be sensitive to the plight of millions of suffering Nigerians.
Thursday, 14 May 2015 08:58
FORMER British prime minister Tony Blair has applauded Nigeria as a maturing democracy that now attracts the respect of the rest of the world after the nation successfully conducted elections that saw the peaceful transition from one party to another.
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 08:04
PLANS by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to agree on who will become the next speaker of the House of Representatives suffered a major setback yesterday with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) announcing that it would back Hon Yakubu Dogara of Bauchi State.
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