Lagos Doctors Prostest Non-Payment of Salaries

Protesting Doctor in Lagos StateLagos State doctors in the employment of the state government on Friday protested non-payment of their two months’ salaries and non-employment of resident doctors in the state. The doctors in the state controlled by the opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC), under the aegis of the Medical Guild Association, also demanded an … Continue reading Lagos Doctors Prostest Non-Payment of Salaries

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Full Text of Tambuwal’s Speech as He Drops Presidential Ambition

PROTOCOLS A few days ago, precisely on Friday the 14th of November,2014 a group of friends , associates, colleagues and admirers cutting across all ages, ethnic, social, religious, political and geographical divides presented to me the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for me to participate in the presidential primaries of the All Progressive Congress … Continue reading Full Text of Tambuwal’s Speech as He Drops Presidential Ambition

Updated: Cross River PDP Suspends Senate Majority Leader Ndoma Egba’s Men, Others

Cross River State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has on Friday evening suspended Senate Majority Leader, Ndoma Egba, front line governorship aspirant, Jeddy Agba,former national officer of the party, Chief Venatus Ikem, and  9 others from the party over alleged anti-party activities. Mr John Okon, Chairman of the PDP in the state, said … Continue reading Updated: Cross River PDP Suspends Senate Majority Leader Ndoma Egba’s Men, Others

How El-Rufai Made Me Contest 2015 Presidential Election – Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari has disclosed that he never wanted to contest the 2015 presidential election until former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Nasir El-Rufai prevailed on him to run again. General Buhari who had told Nigerians that he was going to take a loan from his … Continue reading How El-Rufai Made Me Contest 2015 Presidential Election – Buhari

TB Joshua Fails to Appear Before Coroner Inquest, Risks Arrest

Despite the Coroner’s threat to order the arrest of Prophet T. B Joshua if he failed to show up to testify in the ongoing investigation of the death of 116 people who were killed at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) building collapse on September 12, the cleric has called his bluff as he … Continue reading TB Joshua Fails to Appear Before Coroner Inquest, Risks Arrest

Suleiman Abba confirmed as IGP

Suleiman Abba has been confirmed as the Inspector General of Police. Abba was appointed in acting capacity after the retirement of Mohammed Dikko Abubakar. His appointment was confirmed on Tuesday at the Council of State meeting. The Council is made up of the President and former Presidents among others. The Council met in Abuja at … Continue reading Suleiman Abba confirmed as IGP

Claim your Permanent Voter’s Card, CREMA Initiative urges Lagos voters, others

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) begins distributing permanent voters’ cards in thirteen states, a civil society group, the Citizens Rights and Empowerment Advocacy Initiative (CREMA Initiative) has urged Nigerians residing in Lagos and other states within time frame allowed by the third phase of the distribution Permanent Voters Card (PVC) exercise. According to … Continue reading Claim your Permanent Voter’s Card, CREMA Initiative urges Lagos voters, others

PDP aspirant pledges to address ‘stomach infrastructure’ in Cross River

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Cross River State, Joe Agi (SAN), promised that the wellbeing of the people, otherwise referred to as stomach infrastructure will be addressed in the state through massive development of the agricultural sector if he was voted as governor next year. Agi, who has submitted his data and administrative … Continue reading PDP aspirant pledges to address ‘stomach infrastructure’ in Cross River

2014: Seven Jonathan’s Ministers Quit Cabinet as FEC holds Valedictory Session for Them

Seven ministers, in President Goodluck Jonathan's cabinet have resigned to run for political offices. According to the President on Wednesday, the ministers that quit his government were Mr. Labaran Maku (Information); Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu (Health); Mr. Nyesom Wike (State, Education); Samuel Ortom (State, Industry, Trade and Investment); Senator Musiliu Obanikoro (State, Defence); Mr. Darius Ishaku … Continue reading 2014: Seven Jonathan’s Ministers Quit Cabinet as FEC holds Valedictory Session for Them

INEC cancels Adamawa gubernatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cancelled the Adamawa State bye-election scheduled for Saturday, October 11. The decision followed a court ruling Wednesday which ordered the stoppage of the poll and the removal of the acting governor of the state, Umar Fintiri. The court also ordered the immediate swearing in of Bala Ngilari, a … Continue reading INEC cancels Adamawa gubernatorial election

Adamawa: Federal Government orders Ngilari’s reinstatement

The Federal Government today (Wednesday) ordered the Chief Judge of Adamawa State to without delay swear-in Barr. Bala Ngilari as the governor of the state, in obedience to Wednesday court ruling. DailyPost recalls that the Federal High Court today declared Ngilari’s resignation as unconstitutional, null and void, reinstating him to the Government House as Acting … Continue reading Adamawa: Federal Government orders Ngilari’s reinstatement

Nigeria Releases Names of 2013, 2014 National Honours Award Recipients as Police, Teacher, Taxi Driver, Make List

The Federal government has released the list of 2013 and 2014 National Honours Award recipients. The Nigerian Times gathered that over 80% of the awardees came from the public sector as either public officers or political appointees. The list includes a policeman, Sergeant Jafaru Wadzani; a teacher, Dr. Nathaniel Chid Nwaneri; traffic warden, CPL Solomon … Continue reading Nigeria Releases Names of 2013, 2014 National Honours Award Recipients as Police, Teacher, Taxi Driver, Make List

2015: PDP Endorses Jonathan as Sole Candidate, as Nigerian President Promises Not to Let Citizens Down

In what seems to be a major twist in political calculations in in Nigeria's ruling party ahead of its presidential primaries scheduled for December 6, 2014, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its sole candidate for the 2015 election. The National Executive Committee, NEC, of the party took the decision … Continue reading 2015: PDP Endorses Jonathan as Sole Candidate, as Nigerian President Promises Not to Let Citizens Down

President Jonathan Hails Ndigbo Contributions to National Devt

President Goodluck Jonathan has hailed the contributions of the Igbo people, otherwise referred to as Ndigbo in the local parlance, to the development of the country. In his message to the World Igbo Congress Day, held in Houston, Texas, USA last weekend, copy of which was made available to newsmen in Abuja Thursday by the … Continue reading President Jonathan Hails Ndigbo Contributions to National Devt

How Mandela influenced me – George

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George has disclosed how he was swayed by late South African President, Nelson Mandela to forgive those who sought to destroy him, saying “we must frown upon bitterness and ethnic prejudice.” George made this remarks while receiving the Mandela Icon Award bestowed on … Continue reading How Mandela influenced me – George

Impeached Enugu Deputy Gov Heads to Court

Enugu State Deputy Governor, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, who was formally removed from office through impeachment Tuesday in unanimous decision of the State House of Assembly for misconduct has vowed to seek redress in court. His impeachment was said to have resulted from his decision to operate a poultry at his official residence and refusal to … Continue reading Impeached Enugu Deputy Gov Heads to Court

ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC): MY REFLECTIONS By Chief Tom Ikimi

We present the full text of Chief Tom Ikimi's "Reflections" on the All Progressives Congress (APC) unedited: ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) MY REFLECTIONS 1.Following my widely publicized statement made in the aftermath of the 13th June 2014 All Progressives Congress APC National Convention I took time off to reflect on the state of the party, … Continue reading ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC): MY REFLECTIONS By Chief Tom Ikimi

Ikimi withdraws from APC

A founding member of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Tom Ikimi, has withdrawn his membership of the party. He said he ceased from being a member of the party from tomorrow, Wednesday, August 27, 2014. The former minister of external affairs stated this in a statement he issued in Abuja on Tuesday. He however did … Continue reading Ikimi withdraws from APC

Enugu Deputy Governor Impeached

Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi was Tuesday morning impeached by the state House of Assembly after adopting a report of a 7-member panel, which investigated allegations of misconduct against him. The motion to impeach the embattled politician who had fallen out of favour with Governor Sullivan Chime was moved by the House … Continue reading Enugu Deputy Governor Impeached

Remarks by President Jonathan While Receiving of the 2014 National Conference Report

Full Text of Remarks by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, on the Occasion of the Submission of the National Conference Report on Thursday 21st August, 2014. PROTOCOLS 1. Mr Chairman, very distinguished delegates, it is with all gladness that I address you this day. After nearly five months endeavour to find the appropriate … Continue reading Remarks by President Jonathan While Receiving of the 2014 National Conference Report