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Ayogu Eze

Court restrains Ayogu Eze from parading himself as Enugu PDP governorship candidate

The state chapter of the party has also disowned the senator, insisting that Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is its choice.

Chekwas Okorie

Chekwas Okorie emerges UPP presidential candidate

The opposition party has also presented its flag to some of its governorship candidates.

Al Jazeera journalist killed in Syria

“Targeting journalists and its crew will not deter us from reporting the truth,” said Al Jazeera DG

Obasanjo and Atiku

Atiku is a ‘shameless liar,’ Obasanjo says in new book

Mr. Obasanjo described President Jonathan as the “weakest” leader Nigeria has ever had.

Buhari campaigning

Buhari writes APC delegates, “I don’t have dollars to give you but I will give my all to Nigeria”

“I do not intend to rule Nigeria,” Mr. Buhari says. “I want to democratically govern it with your help.”

Union leader urges Nigerian govt. to end strike in health sector

Mr. Kolawole appealed to the Federal Government to address the existing discrimination between medical doctors and other health workers.

Scene of a bomb blast

NEMA distributes medical items to hospitals for Kano blast victims

NEMA says the distribution is aimed at complementing the positive response of the hospitals that spontaneously accepted to treat the victims.

APC aspirant, Ifowodo, who begged for campaign funding loses Reps bid

The US-based university teacher says he is wondering why credible citizens who, everyone agrees would be pillars of selfless service to the country, do not win elections

Lugbe has highest HIV prevalence in Abuja — NACA

Abuja ranks number eight in states with the highest HIV prevalence in Nigeria.

Federal Fire Service

Jonathan appoints new Fire Service Controller-General

The new man takes over from Ademola Jolaoso who served in acting capacity for four months.

Nigerians voluntarily surrendering illegal arms – Police

The police said those in possession of firearms, illegally, will be punished.


Lagos to close Western Avenue, Masha for APC primaries

The APC will hold its primaries at the state-owned Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Nigeria working hard to improve security in Northeast ahead of 2015 elections – Jonathan

Government is enhancing the ability of Nigeria’s Armed Forces and security agencies to deal decisively with terrorists and insurgents.

List of items on board detained Chad-bound Russian aircraft

The aircraft laden with military hardware, was arrested at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano.

PDP headquarters distances self from Ogun governorship primary election

PDP says it will announce a new date for the governorship primary election.

HURIWA lambasts Nigerian government for inability to curtail jail breaks

The group canvasses Joint military and police protection of all prison facilities.

Lai Mohammed

APC assures delegates to national convention of security

APC says the relevant authorities in the state have mapped out strategies to ease traffic congestion.

APC Primaries: Rep. Abdulkadir loses seat, Bagudu gets APC ticket

Mr. Bagudu defected from the PDP to the APC on the eve of the gubernatorial primaries.

NSA’s brother set to succeed Tambuwal

Mr. Dasuki is currently a member of the Sokoto State House
of Assembly.

​Gbenga ​Daniel ​steps down for Kashamu in Ogun Senatorial race

The Ogun PDP accuse​s former House of Representatives Speaker, Dimeji Bankole, of trying to cut corners.


Ekweremadu returned unopposed as PDP Senatorial candidate for Enugu West

Mr. Ekweremadu endorses Uguwanyi for guber

Ex-Borno Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, in secret visit to arms-laden Chad-bound plane detained in Nigeria

Aviation authorities say Mr. Sheriff appears to be lobbying for the release of the aircraft

Lagos PDP congratulates APC governorship candidate, Ambode

PDP says its primary would be free, fair and credible.

My relationship with Fashola is intact — Tinubu

Mr. Tinubu says having a transparent process matters more than Mr. Fashola having a preferred candidate to succeed him.

PDP Senator joins APC to contest Kebbi governorship election

The senator says he is sure of picking APC governorship ticket.