Category: Politics

Buhari to undergo ‘routine medical checkup’ during 10-day vacation

President Muhammadu‎ Buhari has written the senate informing it of his decision to proceed on a 10-day vacation. The vacation would begin on January 23 and end on...

Morocco offers Gambia president ‘golden retirement’

Morocco has offered The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh asylum in return for accepting election defeat and stepping down, a local news website reported Tuesday. The...

Gambia’s President Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is refusing to step down despite the threat of military intervention by neighbouring states. Adama Barrow, who beat him in elections last...

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...