Buhari returns to Nigeria after 8 days official trip
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after eight days abroad. Buhari was said to have touched down at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at 7pm on Monday. The President was received at the airport by his Chief of Staff, Abby Kyari, the Minister of... Read more
Melaye denies evading recall petition, timetable service
Senator Dino Melaye on Monday, denied claims that he was evading the service of petition and timetable for his recall from the Senate, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Melaye made this known while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Monday. The senator, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District,... Read more
Former Congressman gets 21-month jail term for sexting with 15-year-old girl
Anthony Weiner has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that may have cost Hillary Clinton the presidency. The former Democratic congressman from New York had faced up to 27 months in prison on Monday after his guilty plea to... Read more
Ajimobi condemns attack on Olubadan palace
Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi has condemned Monday’s attack by unknown gunmen on Olubadan palace. In a statement issued and signed by Mr.Yomi Layinka, the Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy to the Governor reads ” the attention of the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has been drawn... Read more
APC Attacks Sagay over comment
The All Progressives Congress has launched an attack on the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, for criticising the party in an interview. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC said Sagay had described its leadership as... Read more
Ladoja , Ex-Oyo SSG, others escape death in Ibadan
Former  governor of Oyo state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja and ex-SSG, Barrister Sarafadeen Abiodun Alli  and others escaped unhurt Monday  when some suspected gunmen numbering about seven (7) attacked the Popoyemoja Palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji. Alli who is also the Asiwaju Balogun of Ibadanland,... Read more
Hausa community alleged Ogun govt of  marginalization
The Hausa community in Ogun State has alleged that the state government has marginalised its members in the scheme of things, especially in the area of appointment. The Arewa community said despite its support for the All Progressives Congress during the last general elections in the state, the government... Read more
Activist Pastor on trial for protests against Mugabe, faces 20-year jail term
 Zimbabwe on Monday put on trial an activist pastor accused of attempting to subvert the government, following 2016 protests against President Robert Mugabe’s handling of the economy. The charge carries up to 20 years imprisonment on conviction. Evan Mawarire, through his #ThisFlag movement, led a stay-at-home demonstration in 2016,... Read more
Adamawa Assembly removes Deputy Speaker, three others
The Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday impeached four of the principal officers, including the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Sunday Peter, and the Majority Leader, Mr. Musa Mahmud. Others removed were the Deputy Majority Leader, Mutawali Mohammed and the Minority Leader, Mrs Justina Nkom (SDP-Lamurde) State Constituency. The News Agency... Read more
Buhari congratulates Merkel over victory at German polls
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her victory at the polls. President Buhari also congratulated the German Chancellor’s party for producing the country’s leadership for over 12 years and winning another opportunity to sustain the legacy of good work. In a statement by his Special... Read more