Massive turn-out as Goje buries wife

Thousands of people trooped out on Thursday to witness the burial of Yelwa Danjuma Goje, wife of the senator from Gombe central who died in a US hospital on October 30, 2017. Goje was governor of Gombe state from 2003-2011

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APC to PDP: Our business is winning souls — not to arrest people

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is in the business of winning elections and souls to its party. Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the APC, said this on Thursday while reacting to a statement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). On Wednesday,

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JUST IN: PDP gov endorses Buhari for second term

David Umahi, Ebonyi state governor, wants President Muhammadu Buhari to re-contest in 2019. Umahi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor, said he would also wish to go for a second term. He said this on Thursday while addressing state house

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National chairmanship: PDP governors set to endorse Secondus, others kick

By Yemi Esho, Abuja A fresh crisis appears to be brewing exactly a month to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention which holds in Abuja, the nation’s capital on December 9. It has somehow not been a bed of

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Court orders forfeiture of Ikoyi apartment where $43m was found

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of Flat 7B Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos where the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 were discovered stashed in iron cabinets and “Ghana-must-go” bags in April. Justice Saliu Saidu

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Senate approves $350m World Bank loan for Ogun

The senate has approved $350 million World Bank loan for Ogun State Development Policy Operation (DPO). The approval followed the presentation of a report on the loan by Shehu Sani, chairman, senate committee on local and foreign debts. During the

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Niger govt suspends vice principal who impregnated JSS 3 student

The Niger State Ministry of Education has suspended Mohammed Mohammed, a Vice Principal who reportedly impregnated a female student, Faith Danjuma, the permanent secretary, Yahaya Garba, has said. Mr. Garba told journalists in Minna that the ministry had written to

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El-rufai shares failed exam results of sacked teachers in Kaduna (SEE PHOTOS)

The examination which is equivalent to that given to Primary 4 students was failed by a huge number of teachers in Kaduna, numbering over 21,000. This development is coming a day after the sacked teachers organized protests against the state

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Court gives Police 7 days ultimatum to unseal Peace Corps headquarters, pay group N12.5 million

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the Nigeria Police to unseal the headquarters of the Peace Corps. Justice Gabriel Kolawole ordered that the building be unsealed within seven days. The court also ruled that N12.5 million be

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Senate clears MTN of $13bn illegal repatriation allegation

The senate says it did not find proof that MTN contravened any foreign exchange law by taking a large sum of money outside the country. In 2016, Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi West district, had accused the telecommunications company of illegally taking

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