Monday, April 21, 2014

Northern leaders visit Jonathan, accuse JTF of human rights abuses

Prominent leaders from the north, under the aegis of Northern Elders Forum, (NEF), met with President Goodluck Jonathan late Wednesday... read more

Court fixes June 21 to hear case seeking to bar Jonathan in 2015

An Abuja High Court has fixed June 21 to hear the suit seeking to stop President Goodluck Jonathan from contesting... read more

Former minister, Anisulowo, dumps PDP for ACN

A former education minister and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state, Iyabo Anisulowo, Tuesday announced her defection alongside... read more

UNILAG's authorities rescind closure order, students allowed to remain on campus

UPDATE 3: Following resistance by students, authorities of the University of Lagos have rescinded the decision to suspend academic activities... read more

Bola Ajibola, former World Court judge, booed at Democracy Day celebration

Bola Ajibola, a former World Court Judge, had a rude shock on Tuesday in Abeokuta as he was openly booed... read more

Renaming of UNILAG a surprise, says Ag. VC

The Acting Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Rahmon Bello, on Tuesday expressed surprise at the Federal Government’s decision to rename the institution... read more

Jonathan presses on with cassava policy

  Despite the rejection of the bill mandating the inclusion of cassava in the production of all flour in Nigeria by... read more

Jonathan, Tambuwal in war of words at democracy day celebration

The perceived animosity between the executive arm of government and the National Assembly came to the fore Monday, when President... read more

Oshiomhole testifies in N250m libel suit against soft-sell magazine

  The governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday testified before a Benin High court in a N250 million libel... read more

PDP accuses ACN of veiled interest in Salami

The People’s Democratic Party on Monday cashed on Ahmed Tinubu’s criticism of President Goodluck Jonathan’s refusal to recall suspended Appeal... read more

Audio: Prelate Akinola's May Day sermon on corruption

Immediate past Prelate of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, Most Reverend Peter Akinola, in his sermon at the interdenominational church... read more

Audio: Prelate Akinola's May Day sermon on corruption

Immediate past Prelate of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, Most Reverend Peter Akinola, in his sermon at the interdenominational church... read more

Dialogue with Boko Haram no solution to insecurity challenge, says Prelate Akinola

The immediate past Prelate of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, Peter Akinola, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to be... read more

The People

A Nigerian youth organization seeking to organize the voices of youths in the country, The People’s Senate, has appealed for... read more


The opposition Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), has described the past one year of President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration as a... read more

CAN got it wrong on Tukur, PDP says

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as ‘a contextual misinterpretation of relevant facts’ the remark by the President of... read more

Benue assembly dissolves committees — Speaker

David Iorhemba, the Speaker of Benue House of Assembly, on Friday said that the assembly has dissolved all its committees.... read more

EFCC's trial of Hembe infuriates House of Reps

An incensed House of Representatives on Thursday accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of bias and jumping the gun... read more

Buhari only called for free, fair elections not bloodshed- Nnamani says

Ken Nnamani, a former Senate president, said on Thursday in Abuja that Muhamadu Buhari, the flag bearer for the Congress... read more

Court adjourns to July 12 for judgment in case against Akpabio's election

The Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Abdul Kafarati has named July 12, 2012 for the final ruling... read more

Federal lawmakers blast Obasanjo, challenge ex-President to name rogue members

The National Assembly has responded in anger to a statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo in which he said... read more

Governor Akpabio, a contentious result sheet, and a fiery opposition

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 would be another day in the Federal High Court, Abuja for Frank Okon and his legal... read more

Senate investigates Jonathan's request to sack Character Commission's commissioner

  The Senate on Tuesday mandated its committee on Federal character to investigate the President’s bid to sack the Commissioner of... read more

CNPP demands Alison-Madueke, Azazi's, sack

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has renewed its call on President Goodluck Jonathan to dismiss three key all... read more

INEC walks a careful path in Edo

  Apex electoral management body in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has discontinued the voter’s... read more