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You can go home for now, court tells Ngilari

A former governor of Adamawa State, Bala Ngilari, who was jailed for corruption by the High Court in Yola has been granted bail, AljazirahNigeria learnt on Monday. Mr. Ngilari was convicted on March 6 for failing to adhere to the

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Sheriff, Makarfi renew hostilities

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff,  and the National Caretaker Committee of the party, led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi are engaged in a war of words again, just few days after they reached an

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Stop decieving Nigerians, reveal health status, Soyinka tells PMB

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, 74, to reveal the condition of his health after spending nearly two months in Britain on medical leave. Buhari and Soyinka Soyinka, who spoke in an interview with

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Stop your boys from derailing Nigerian democracy, Fayose urge Buhari

Ayo Fayose, the governor of Ekiti State, has made a passionate appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene forcefully to restrain presidency officials and other appointees endangering our democracy and making a mockery of the nation. Speaking through his chief

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Malami undermines Senate, says only Buhari can sack Magu as EFCC boss

Abubakar Malami, Nigeria’s federal attorney-general and minister of justice, insists that only President Muhammadu Buhari has the utmost power to determine the fate of the tainted acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. Malami, a senior

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Buhari not involved in any certificate scandal – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari was not involved in any certificate scandal.The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, stated this in a statement made available to journalists.Shehu said Buhari did not

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I am ready to die to expose your fraud, Sowore to Senator Melaye

The Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has said he is ready to sacrifice his life if that is what it would take for Senator Dino Melaye and other corrupt politicians in Nigeria to face justice. Sowore was reacting to

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Leaked memo: I was sating the truth, el-Rufai declares

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, is unapologetic about the memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, recommending that some reforms be made. In the 30-page document, which Sahara Reporters published last week, el-Rufai told Buhari that some of the

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Sambisa visit: Buhari makes u-turn, to be represented by defence minister

Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship holding in Sambisa forest on Monday. Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, disclosed this on Saturday. David Ahmad, chief of training and operations

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Gov. Ishaku bans protests by workers

Labour unions in Taraba State and Gov Darius Ishaku may be poised for a showdown over the ban on protests and demonstrations  announced  by the governor on Saturday. The Deputy Chief Press Secretary, Mr Illiya Bekyu made the announcement in

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