President Muhammadu Buhari is set to unveil what his presidential campaign team termed ‘The Next Level’ to Nigerians at the Presidential Villa in Abuja between 5pm and 8pm today. According to, the INEC Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2019 general elections, formal campaigns for presidential and National Assembly elections...
Mr Iheanacho Ezeakor, the young man who won the presidential primaries of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has cried over what he calls “crass impunity” as the National chairman of the party, Malam Shittu Mohammed, has inserted his name as the flag bearer while offering him the vice...
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has warned that Nigeria could witness an insurgency worse than Boko Haram in the near future if nothing was done to fix the country’s economy and check its growing population. The emir, who represented the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad III, said this during...
The National Youth Service Corps is to host the 2018 Batch ‘C’ stream II orientation course for corps members originally deployed to Borno and Yobe States in Gombe State. Mr David Markson, the state coordinator of NYSC made this known on Monday in a statement signed by Ms Margaret Dakama,...
NIGERIA’S Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says that the federal government spends a total of N3.5 million every month to feed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shi’ite Islamic sect. Mohammed made this claim while addressing State House correspondents after...
The Nigerian Army said the situation at Katarko in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State had been brought under control after troops foiled an attempted attack by terrorists on the military location in the town. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, in a statement on Thursday, said that the...
The Senate has called for an end to the crisis between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities which has led to industrial action by lecturers. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, Senator Barau Jibrin, who moved a motion on the strike at...
Gunmen struck yesterday morning, killing a popular maize merchant, Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara, and abducted his 15-year-old daughter, Aisha at Gachi quarters in Kankia local government area of Katsina State. Narrating the incident, an eyewitness said “when the gunmen invaded the area, they started shooting sporadically, while moving to the victims’...
The bail application filed by the counsel to leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky has been denied. A Kaduna State High Court sitting in the state capital has denied the bail application filed by counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El...
A Kaduna State High Court sitting in the state capital will today rule on the bail application filed by counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife. The IMN leader is facing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption...