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I’m not under pressure to deny APC registration, says Jega

Attahiru Jega, the INEC chairman, says laws guiding party registration are clear.

Mixed reaction trails Lagos’ cremation law

Governor Babatunde Fashola signed the law on Monday.

Benue flood victims accuse state government of misappropriation of relief funds

The victims say they have not received the Federal Government intervention fund since it was released.

Finally, APC formally applies to INEC for registration

The APC filed the application of Friday.

Declare June 12 Nigeria’s unity day, Fasehun urges FG

The founder of the Odua’s People’s Congress said June 12 is the truest mark of Nigerian unity.

Man sues Dantata and Sawoe for N50m over loss of eye

The man said he lost one of his eyes while serving the company.

APGA chairman survives assassination attempt in Ebonyi

The APGA chairman said four gunmen attacked him at his Hill Top residence.

Man bags 6 months imprisonment, 12 strokes of cane for slapping a woman

The convict pleaded guilty to the charge.

Group acknowledges receipt of CJN’s query to Abuja judge, Gummi

A civil rights coalition, Civil Society Network Against Corruption, has sent a letter of commendation to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Aloma Mukhtar, on her prompt response to its petition over revelations in the memoir of former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nasir El-Rufai, “The Accidental Public Servant” over “behind the courts” […]

Update: Why Lagos judge remanded alleged serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua, in prison

 Fred Ajudua, an alleged 419 kingpin, has been on the run since 2006.

Aftermath UNILAG students’ Indomie protest, management to cut campus trading

Students lament the high cost of food on campus. Rotimi Akinola

SHOCKING: Nigeria holds world record in number of children out of school

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has released a shocking report indicating that one out of every five Nigerian children is out of school. In what is clearly a national disgrace for a country that is the world’s eight largest oil producer, the UNESCO Education for All Global Monitoring Report (EAGMR) says Nigeria holds […]

Incompetent Abati is rehashing falsehoods, Ribadu says in reaction to presidential spokesman

Mr. Abati earlier chastised Mr. Ribadu over his comments on the Jonathan administration.

CPC headquarters rejects suspension of Ogun chapter chairman

Rotimi Fashakin described the suspension as illegal.

UPDATED: Ribadu’s comment on ‘sinking ship’, tyrannical government rattles presidency

Mr. Ribadu fires back  at the presidency, describing Mr. Jonathan as a betrayal and Abati as a discredited, fraudulent spokesperson A remark by the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, charging the youth to help redeem the “sinking ship” that is Nigeria, has rattled the presidency in a surprising manner, […]

Climate change is threat to Nigeria’s Vision 20:2020- World Bank

The bank presented two reports on how to reverse this threat.

Again, Abuja Court defers hearing on PDP NWC members’ suit

Rules on preliminary objections for July 4.

FILE PHOTO: Voters casting their vote (3)

Unavailable report stalls hearing on tampered INEC machine

Six men are accused of the tampering with DDC machines in the last elections.

PDP to ACN: Stop hiding your support for insurgents

Ruling party says Jonathan has no plan to gag the press.

APC set to announce nine-man interim executive committee on Tuesday

ACN national chairman heads committee.

Ledum Mitee

Jonathan’s administration is crippling our activities, NEITI laments

NEITI board chairman, Ledum Mitee, stated this after meeting with President Jonathan.

N500mn fraud: Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji’s trial delayed again

A Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, is being arraigned for allegedly laundering N7.7 million.

Nigerian Army warns officers against publishing operational information on Facebook, Twitter, others

Social media can be a security threat, the Nigerian Army warns it officers.

Nigeria will not sponsor Bash Ali’s proposed boxing fight- Sports Minister

The Sports Minister said this on Monday in Abuja.

French Open final hit by anti-gay marriage protest

A group called “Hommen” claimed responsibility for the antigay protest staged on Sunday.