Troops foil insurgents’ attack in Adamawa

Troops foil insurgents’ attack in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops successfully repelled attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents at Madagali town in Adamawa. Col. Ado Isa, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations 7 Division, said in a statement that the troops killed several insurgents and recovered ammunition when they attempted to attack a military formation in the […]

Kwara people now free – Bolarinwa

Kwara people now free – Bolarinwa

The people of Kwara state have decided to choose who will govern them and that “enough is enough’’, the State chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Bashiru Bolarinwa, has said. The 2019 general elections, he said, has put an end to the “dynasty’’ in the state as the people have resolved to be free. […]

Akwa Ibom: Atiku’s wife charges women to vote PDP

Akwa Ibom: Atiku’s wife charges women to vote PDP

Wife of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. (Mrs.) Jennifer Douglas Abubakar, has charged women in Akwa Ibom state to vote for the PDP. Mrs Abubakar gave the charge when she interacted with women of the state at a townhall in continuation of her series of Town Hall meetings in the […]

Tambuwal sacks Goronyo information commissioner for defecting to APC

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday sacked the Commissioner for Information, Mr Bello Muhammad-Goronyo, following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Tambuwal’s Director-General, Media and Public Relations, Malam Abubakar Shekara, disclosed this in a statement in Sokoto. “Gov. Aminu Tambuwal has relieved Barrister Bello Goronyo of his appointment as Commissioner for […]

Ohaneze Ndigbo, Abia monarchs back Buhari

Ohaneze Ndigbo, Abia monarchs back Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari who kicked off a two-State campaign tour of Abia and Imo on Tuesday got two critical endorsements for his second term bid, on a day he was also adopted by the Pan Yoruba group, Afenifere. The first endorsement of the president’s candidature was from the Chairman of Aba Traditional Council, Dr Isaac […]

Buhari’s suspension of CJN fair, balanced -Tinubu

Buhari’s suspension of CJN fair, balanced -Tinubu

National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu on Tuesday described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by President Muhammadu Buhari as an eminently fair and balanced approach to the matter. Tinubu said this on Tuesday in a letter entitled: ‘Reply to Atiku’s State of the Nation’, made available to […]

Armed bandits: FG to reinforce security in Zamfara

Armed bandits: FG to reinforce security in Zamfara

The Minister of Interior, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), has assured Nigerians of the Federal Government’s readiness to deploy additional security resources to end the destruction of lives and property in Zamfara. Dambazau gave the assurance in a statement issued by his Press Secretary, Osaigbovo Ehisienmen on Thursday in Abuja. The minister said President Muhammandu […]

Atiku promises to be ‘people-friendly’ as campaign begins

Atiku promises to be ‘people-friendly’ as campaign begins

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Monday said he would run a people-friendly government if elected in 2019. Atiku made the promise while addressing thousands of PDP supporters at the North-West Zonal launching of the 2019 Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign Rally in Sokoto. Read Also: Buhari remains unbeatable, says Adamawa Gov. […]

Barrack Obama caused my defeat – Jonathan

Barrack Obama caused my defeat – Jonathan

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has released his book, ‘My Transition Hours’, in which he accused ex-President Barack Obama of U.S of pushing for his defeat in the 2015 Presidential election. President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated Jonathan of the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which had been in power […]

Kaduna curfew for review tomorrow-El-Rufai

Kaduna curfew for review tomorrow-El-Rufai

The 24-hour curfew slammed on Kaduna metropolis will be reviewed on Tuesday, in view of the return of normalcy, Governor Nasir El-Rufai said in a special broadcast today. The governor said that the State Security Council would meet on Tuesday morning to review the security situation and possibly reduce the hours of the curfew. Read […]

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