Live Updates: House of Reps commences voting on key constitutional amendments

The House of Representatives has commence voting on some major amendment proposals to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Senate on Wednesday voted on 33 amendments of the constitution, approving 29 and rejecting four. Amendments approved by

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Villar, UEFA vice president, resigns

Suspended Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has resigned from his roles as vice-president of Uefa and Fifa. He and his son Gorka were arrested earlier this month as part of a corruption investigation. Villar, who denied all the allegations, has

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Former foreign affairs minister defects to APC

A former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Alhaji Jibrin Maigari; two former National Assembly members; and a state legislator have defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress in Yobe State. Addressing a press conference on

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APC slams Okowa with quit notice

The All Progressives Congress(APC) in Delta state has issued a quit notice to the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and the People’s Democratic party(PDP) ahead of the 2019 general elections. Speaking to journalists in Delta on Tuesday, the 2015 Guber candidate

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BREAKING: Security agents foil jail break in Bayelsa

Six inmates of Okaka Prisons in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, have been apprehended for attempting to escape from the prison. It was learnt that the mastermind of the attempted jailbreak, Mr. Victor Tekekuma, blew the prison cell with an improvised explosive

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NANS Senate president escapes death

THE NANS SENATE PRESIDENT, SALAM OYEJIDE WHILST PURSUING THE RE-INSTATEMENT OF A STUDENT’ UNION LEADER ENCOUNTERED A FATAL ACCIDENT It is with deep sense of melancholy and lugubriousness that the NANS Senate under the leadership of SALAM Oyejide produces this press statement.

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Nigerians to pay N7.45/kwh more for electricity (See Price List)

Barring any last-minute change, electricity consumers in Nigeria are to pay between N2.89 and N7.45 per kilowatt hour (kwh) increase in the new cost reflective tariff slated for announcement before October, New Telegraph has learnt. Investigations showed that the Nigerian

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AljazirahNigeria reveals damaging report on Boko Haram, IPOB, Shiites movement

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja AljazirahNigeria has revealed damaging report on the activities of secessionist groups in Nigeria. This investigative report took AljazirahNigeria eight months to complete. It is a 240-page independent report of Boko Haram, IPOB, and Shiites. The aim

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Troops stop 3 female suicide attackers

The Nigerian Army has said troops of 103 Battalion, Operation Lafiya Dole, on Saturday neutralized three female suicide bombers trying to infiltrate their location at Kawuri, Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State. A statement by Army spokesman Brigadier General

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Gov. Dankwambo endorsed for 2019 presidential race

Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe state has been endorsed for the 2019 Presidential elections by the national executive of Democratic Youths Alliance (DYA), a coalition of democratic youths across the country at the end of their two-day meeting in

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