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Reps reject bill seeking six-year single term for President, Govs.

  Members of the House of Representatives, have rejected a Bill seeking to alter the Nigerian constitution to allow for a single term of six years for the president and governors. The Bill, which also considered a six-year term for Members...

Buhari warns politicians: Nobody ‘ll use my name to canvass for votes in 2023 elections

    On the day he turned 77, President Muhammadu Buhari warned politicians planning to use his name to seek elective positions in 2023. The president vowed to push back on any politician using his name to canvass for votes.   According to...

Smart Adeyemi kicks out Dino Melaye from senate, wins Kogi West senatorial rerun

The broom has swept away entire 16 senators, Adams mocks Dino   A one-time senator, Smart Adeyemi of the All progressives Congress (APC) has  romped to victory in the Kogi West rerun supplementary poll concluded on Saturday. Adeyemi, a People’s Democratic...

Murder of PDP Women leader: Buhari’s directive puts police on the spot, announce arrest of 6 suspects

Three days after the Presidential directive, the Police in Kogi State say they have arrested six people in connection with the gruesome murder of Mrs Salome Abuh, Women Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Thugs in a political garb...

Kogi elections: We are alarmed by the fatalities, violence, say EU, U.S., UK others

    With the violence that trailed the Kogi elections, the European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries under the aegis of Diplomatic Watch, say they are ``alarmed’’ over the bloody exercise.     They expressed serious concerns about reports of...

Nigeria’s Supreme Court nails Atiku’s presidential dream, affirms Buhari’s poll victory

    With an air of finality, Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday thrown out the appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 2019 poll.   Leading...

PDP hit by thunderbolt in 2015, says George

Raising the hope of a more formidable Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after getting stuck in political mire, a chieftain, Chief Olabode George, says the party’s 2015 electoral loss is a thunderbolt of magnitude. ``In the 2015 elections, we were hot...

February 23 Poll: Forum Of Nigerian Leaders Declares Buhari’s Victory Illegitimate

Abuja - The Forum of Nigerian Leaders and Elders made up of PANDEF, NORTHERN ELEDERS FORUM (NEF), AFENIFERE, OHANAEZE and the MIDDLE BELT FORUM has condemned the outcome of the February 23, Presidential and National Assembly elections. The Forum noted that...

12 presidential candidates endorse Buhari

12 members of Forum of Presidential candidates of political parties for good governance, has endorsed President Muhamamdu Buhari. According to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, “the 12 members subordinated their own ambitions to...

Elections: FG commences payment of salaries to enable voters travel

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the federal government has commenced payment of salaries to workers to enable them travel to their polling units to vote. According to Mohammed, “this is to ease the burden...
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Invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, NEC urges state, local governments

  The National Economic Council (NEC), has appealed to States and Local Governments to invest more in issues relating to...
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Man, 37, faces trial in court for noise-making at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, got more than what he bargained for allegedly making a noise at a police station in Lagos. He is facing...

Lagos boy plunges into death-well to retrieve phone

    Love of prized possession more than one's life consumed a 26-year-old Lagos boy, who took a dive into a "death-well" to retrieve his phone. The...

Faulty Power Lines: TCN to Acquire Helicopters 

  For fault detection on its transmission line network across the country,  the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it plans to acquire a fleet...

‘Nobody likes him’: Hillary Clinton reignites feud with Bernie

  Former U.S First Lady Hillary Clinton said in a forthcoming documentary that nobody likes Bernie Sanders her rival for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. “He was...