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• Oba Awujale Rejects Moves to Endorse Jonathan "…Obas Don’t Campaign for...

The Awujale and Paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Dr. Sikiru Kayode Adetona, Thursday, rejected an overture to endorse President Goodluck Jonathan for second term. Oba...

Abuja 2016: Turning point lake for Lake Chad region?

THE tone and tenor of speeches of Heads of State and government at the Regional Security Summit hosted on Saturday by President Muhammadu Buhari...

Breaking News: PRESIDENT JONATHAN SACKS SULEIMAN ABBA, APPOINTS ARASE AS ACTING...

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE: President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has relieved the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba of his appointment and duties with immediate effect. President...

GEJ Warns GMB, Says I'm Still in Charge

President Goodluck Jonathan has warned Major General Muhammadu Buhari, President-elect, to stop undermining the former’s outgoing government, insisting that he is in charge of...

U.N. Security Council Blacklists Boko Haram, Imposes Sanctions

By OLUBUNMI BENSON THE United Nations (UN) Security Council Committee on al Qaeda, on Thursday, blacklisted Nigeria’s Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, after the abduction...

INEC Extends Deadline for PVC Collection

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has further extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) until Sunday, March 8th, 2015. This is...

Four Nigerians Eye Parliament Seat in UK

As Britons go to the polls to elect their next Prime Minister and Members of Parliament, MPs today, four of those in the race...

First Lady’s 7-Day Prayer Sessions for Missing Girls Ends Tomorrow

By OLUBUNMI BENSON The first lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan and other women groups started a seven-day prayer session for the missing Chibok school...

Solomon Arase confirmed as IGP

The Police council has confirmed Solomon Arase as the substantive Inspector General of Police The confirmation came shortly after the council of state meeting when...

Govs seek access to $3.2bn World Bank funds

BLevinus Nwabughiogu, with agency reports ABUJA— Governors of the 36 states of the federation are seeking to access about $3.2 billion from the World...

16 Policemen Dead, 20 Rescued From Bandits In Zamfara

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that 20 of its personnel that were captured during an attack in Mahanga forest in Birnin Mogaji in...
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