2023 election: Nigerian govt told to respect media freedom

2023 : Opportunity for Nigerians to put things right - Northern Christians

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development, CJID, has advised the Nigerian government to respect and uphold media freedom so that journalists can work freely without molestation before, during and after the 2023 elections. The centre added that government should ensure journalists are not assaulted or intimidated while covering the elections as was the case … Read more

Seven days too long – Senator replies Buhari over currency crisis

Naira redesign: Extend deadline - ACF tells Buhari govt

A lawmaker of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Smart Adeyemi of Kogi State said seven days is too long for President Muhammadu Buhari to deal with the currency crisis. Adeyemi, a former president of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, made this disclosure to newsmen in Abuja. He was reacting to President Buhari’s comment … Read more

IPOB alleges plot to assassinate Atiku in S’East

IPOB alleges plot to assassinate Atiku in S'East

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Sunday alleged that its intelligence unit, M-Branch, has uncovered a plot to assassinate PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in the South East. Emma Powerful, IPOB spokesman alleged that Atiku’s assassination would be blamed on the followers of Peter Obi and the Labour Party, LP. His statement reads: “In … Read more

We’re not mates in politics – Dogara barks at Keyamo

We're not mates in politics - Dogara barks at Keyamo

The former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has reacted to Festus Keyamo’s description of him as a “political prostitute and backstabber.’” Dogara said he also has an uncomplimentary name for Keyamo. His statement was contained in a post via his Twitter handle on Sunday. Recall that Keyamo, a Minister of State for … Read more

2023 election: Tambuwal loses another aide to APC

2023 election: Tambuwal loses another aide to APC

Alhaji Abubakar Kwaire, a special adviser to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, has decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of the 2023 general elections in the state. Kwaire, according to a statement by Bashar Abubakar, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC, Sokoto North), … Read more

Intensify surveillance in LGAs bordering Borno, Gov Buni tells Army

Intensify surveillance in LGAs bordering Borno, Gov Buni tells Army

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has charged officers and men of Sector 2 Joint Task Force, North-East, Operation Hadin Kai, in the state to intensify surveillance in some local government areas bordering Borno State. Buni gave the charge during the Nigerian Army Social Activities, NASA, on Saturday in Damaturu, the state capital. The … Read more

APC’s disorganisation may help Atiku win presidential election – Adeyanju

Osun Guber: Only Atiku, PDP's victory in February can save Ademola Adeleke - Adeyanju

With 20 days to the 2023 elections, there are insinuations that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar might win the poll. Deji Adeyanju, a socio-political activist, said the disorganisation within the APC might lead to Atiku’s victory. Lately, there have been claims of crisis within APC following remarks by the … Read more

Boko Haram: Buhari has fulfilled his promise – Buratai

2023 elections: Military, DSS, police prepared - Buratai

The former Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd) said President Muhammadu Buhari has fulfilled his promise to subdue Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists. Buratai, who made the assertion in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, recalled that President Buhari in his inaugural address on May … Read more

APC stakeholders describe NWC incompetent

PDP planning fake news against Tinubu in North - APC

Signs of cracks within the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, emerged on Saturday as a pressure group within the party, under the aegis of Concerned APC Stakeholders, described the party’s National Working Committee, NWC, as incompetent, just 20 days before the general election. The national coordinator of the group, Dominic Alancha, while addressing a press … Read more

I support Emefiele over naira redesign – Ben Murray-Bruce

I support Emefiele over naira redesign - Ben Murray-Bruce

Former Nigerian lawmaker, Ben Murray-Bruce, has questioned the motive behind the recent visit to President Muhammadu Buhari by the governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Murray-Bruce queried why the APC governors visited Buhari over the naira redesign, noting that they couldn’t make such a visit while the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, was … Read more

Naira redesign will bring economic, social benefits – Peter Obi

2023: No going back, take back Nigeria now or never - Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi has said the current pain and inconvenience created by redesigning the Naira would bring significant long-term economic and social benefits. Obi also urged the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and commercial banks to speed up efforts to make the new Naira notes available to small … Read more

2023 guber poll: Kogi ex-Deputy Gov, Awoniyi picks PDP nomination form

2023 guber poll: Kogi ex-Deputy Gov, Awoniyi picks PDP nomination form

Yomi Awoniyi, former Kogi State Deputy Governor, has picked nomination and expression of interest forms for the 14th April, 2023, Governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The former Deputy Governor, in a statement issued on Sunday in Lokoja, said he possessed the character, capacity, competence, commitment, knowledge, experience and resolve to address the … Read more

SERAP sues Lawan, Gbajabiamila over N228b NASS budget

SERAP sues Lawan, Gbajabiamila over N228b NASS budget

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and the Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila over their failure to cut National Assembly budget of N228.1 billion. In a statement on Sunday by SERAP’s Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare, the suit followed the move by … Read more

Akwa Ibom APC finally inaugurates governorship campaign council

2023 election: NNPP candidates, others defect to APC in Zamfara

Less than five weeks to the governorship election in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress, APC, Akwa Ibom State has inaugurated its governorship campaign council christened Akan Udofia/Victor Antai Governorship Campaign Council. This is coming after a long legal battle with Senator Ita Enang, one of the governorship aspirants who dragged the party’s candidate to court … Read more

Naira redesign: Nigerians lament as POS charges N400, N300 for N1000 withdrawal

Naira redesign: Nigerians lament as POS charges N400, N300 for N1000 withdrawal

Following the new naira notes swap policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Point of Sales, POS, operators have resorted to exploiting Nigerians. Prior to the introduction of the policy, POS operators charged N100 for every N1000 cash withdrawal, but the situation has changed. DAILY POST reports that POS operators now charge between N300 … Read more

2023: Why Nigerians should retire Atiku, Tinubu – Zikist Movement

2023: It's an insult, APC Northern leaders can't betray me - Tinubu replies Atiku

A pressure group, Zikist-Aminu Kano Patriots, ZAP, has urged Nigerians to use their votes to retire septuagenarians, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The organisation claimed that voting for Atiku, who is the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or Tinubu, the … Read more

2023: Outcome of presidential election will shock you – Bafarawa blasts El-Rufai

2023: Outcome of presidential election will shock you - Bafarawa blasts El-Rufai

A former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa has said the outcome of the presidential election would shock Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State. Bafarawa was reacting to El-Rufai’s claim that the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu would win the February elections. El-Rufai had said Tinubu would become Nigeria’s next president despite some … Read more

2023: I’ll continue to campaign for Tinubu – Buhari speaks amid crisis

Over $1bn spent on military equipment to recover territories from Boko Haram – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to continue campaigning for the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. The president disclosed this while addressing Nigerians during APC presidential campaign rally in Nasarawa State. “I congratulate you and I can assure you we are going to win through and through; I’ll continue to campaign for Bola … Read more