Category: Politics

Embattled Jameh declares state of emergency in Gambia

Embattled Gambian President Yahya Jammeh Tuesday declared a state of emergency in the country after refusing to hand power to opposition leader Adama Barrow, who won an...

Kebbi discovers pupils’ names on pensioners’ list

Kebbi State government has discovered names of three Primary Three pupils in its pensioners’ list. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Umar Babale...

Akufo-Addo takes oath as Ghana’s new president

Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn in as Ghana’s new president on Saturday, promising to stamp out government corruption and kickstart the private sector. The 72-year-old...

Gov Tambuwal flags off ‘Change Begins With Me’ campaign

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Wednesday flagged off Federal Government’s ‘Change Begins With Me’ campaign in Sokoto, with a call on the people to shun vices that...

Rivers re-run: We’ll prosecute killers of policemen – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Ibrahim Idris, has promised to prosecute those behind the killing of policemen during the legislative re-run elections in Rivers....

Why Buhari failed to disclose N’Assembly budget – Gbajabiamila

The Leader of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, pending in the House was as a...

Bama trade hub a ghost town after Boko Haram rule

The houses are burnt-out shells, and charred cars and petrol pumps line the roads in the once-bustling Nigerian trade hub of Bama before it was razed by Boko Haram...

Buhari welcomes Amina Mohammed’s appointment as UN’s Deputy Secretary-General

President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes the appointment of the Minister of Environment, Mrs. Amina Mohammed, to join the next United Nations Secretary-General Antonio...

NYSC redeploys 373 corps members from Katsina

No fewer than 373 out of the 2705 registered Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 corps members posted to Katsina State have been redeployed, at their request, to different states in...

Buhari to present 2017 Budget to National Assembly on Wednesday

The Nigerian President will on Wednesday present the 2017 appropriation bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. President Muhammadu Buhari has given the...