Politics

Tribunal listens to confessional tape of INEC staff claiming he allegedly rigged elections

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin City Friday listened to a tape of an alleged confession by an adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

Atiku on Sowore: Kidnappings in the guise of arrests must be condemned

Atiku Abubakar, a former presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has raised an alarm over the kidnap of Nigerians by state security operatives. In a tweet on Saturday, Atiku said the recent “kidnappings...

PHOTOS: Festus Keyamo brags as he displays Buhari’s WAEC results

A human right lawyer, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has mocked the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as he displays the WAEC certificate of President Muhammadu Buhari on social media. Keyamo is one of the lawyers of the...

El-Zakzaky’s brother makes shocking revelation about IMN, calls detained Shi’ites leader terrorist

Sheikh Muhammad Yakubu, the brother of Sheikh Ibraheem Yakubu El-Zakzaky, the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ites, has reacted to the recent proscription of IMN. According to him, the proscription...

Police arrest UNN student for killing schoolmate

The Police in Enugu State have arrested a 200 level student at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Asogwa Nnamdi, for the murder of his fellow 400 level student, Chukwudi Mba. Nnamdi reportedly stabbed Mba to...

Nigerian Govt Shifts Closure Of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway To September 2

The Federal Government has moved the partial closure of portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to September 2, 2019, ThePunch reports. The partial closure was initially expected to commence on Saturday, August 3 to enable the...

Strike: NASU, SSANU give FG 14-day ultimatum, to resume suspended protest

Non-teaching staff of Nigerian Universities on the auspices of the Joint Action Committee is set to resume it’s suspended nationwide protest over the non-payment of their earned allowances and the issue of sacked workers...

EFCC chairman begs UK government – ‘Please recover our stolen funds’

The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has appealed to the British Government to assist Nigeria with the repatriation of stolen money stashed in banks in the United Kingdom. Magu made the...

Your Emotional Appeal A Gambit Doomed To Fail, Presidency Tells Atiku

The Presidency on Friday, described as laughable efforts by the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to appeal to the emotions of Nigerians, particularly...

Senate President Lawan Felicitates With Omo-Agege As He Celebrates 56th Birthday

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has felicitated with the family, friends and political associates of the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, as he celebrates his 56th birthday today, Saturday, August 3. In a statement by Lawan’s...