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Atiku Abubakar

OsunDecides: Atiku, Saraki urge Osun people to vote out APC

Mr Saraki says a party that owes salary for three years deserves to be voted out.

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed. [Photo credit: Guardian Nigeria]

Presidency clarifies position of new finance minister

Mr Buhari redeployed Mrs Ahmed to the finance ministry after the inglorious exit of the former minister, Kemi Adeosun.

PDP candidate Ademola Adeleke

OsunDecides: PDP dismisses police’s allegation against Adeleke

The party describes allegation as an attempt by the Federal Government to intimidate the party ahead of the governorship election.

Nigeria Air

Nigeria suspends national air carrier project two months after launching

The establishment of a new national career was a major campaign promise by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje confirms bid to contest Lagos governorship again

Mr Agbaje says he is sure of winning.

EFCC operatives

Ex-Permanent Secretary explains role in ‘diversion’ of N14.1 million

The former official says the cash was a ‘grant’ given by NIMASA to the ministry of labour.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

APC changes date for presidential primary election

The party has rescheduled the dates for other primary elections.

Benue senator, Barnabas Gemade,

Gemade dumps PDP eight weeks after joining party

The former PDP national chairman says his decision to exit the PDP was the same reason that made him leave APC.

Sorow, tears as BBOG members visit Red Cross office.

Boko Haram: Sorrow, tears as BBOG members visit Red Cross office

Ms Khorsa, a midwife with the ICRC, was killed by Boko Haram on Monday.

Fela Durotoye,

2019: Fela Durotoye picks ANN presidential nomination form

Fela Durotoye thanks supporters for buying the form for him.

Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03573/4/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

We didn’t ban use of phones around polling units – INEC

The Commission says the ban takes effect when a voter collects the ballot paper and enters into voting cubicle.

President Buhari, at the APC Mega Rally in Osun [photo: Punch Newspapers]

Buhari To Osun Voters: Keep corrupt, selfish leaders out of government by voting APC

Osun must continue on the path of progress. Osun must not allow the dark days to return,” says the president

South Africa on map

Two Nigerians jailed for human trafficking in South Africa

The judge says he would have sentenced them to life imprisonment in the absence of ‘mitigating factors’.

Former Vice President of Nigeria and frontline presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar acknowledging cheers from crowd of supporters who thronged the PDP national secretariat when Atiku submitted his Nomination and Expression of Interest forms in Abuja on Thursday.

2019: APC chieftain declares support for Atiku

The politician says he still carries APC membership card.

APC Mega Rally in Osun

OsunDecides: ‘I’ve worked 24 hours of every day spent in office’ – Aregbesola

President Buhari attended the APC mega rally in Osogbo.

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose

Group tackles EFCC, Customs for placing Fayose on watch list

The group also carpets the anti-graft agency for approaching Customs over a function delegated to the Nigeria Immigration Service.

Yushau Shuaib with his lawyers at National Industrial Court

Nigerian govt obeys court order, reinstates controversial official, Yushau Shuaib

The National Industrial Court had in November 2017 ordered the government to reinstate the civil servant

Sambo Dasuki

Trial of Dasuki, Kanu, El-Zakzaky, others to continue in new legal year

The 2018/2019 legal year commenced following two months of vacation by the courts.


Again, CAN accuses Buhari of lopsided appointments

CAN made reference to the appointment of a new SSS chief and acting finance minister.

Children fetching water used to illustrate the story

6.3m children died in 2017 – UN report

Children from Sub-Saharan African are disproportionately affected, with half all deaths of under-fives taking place in the region.

Nigeria Police

Two police officers, 12 others arrested for alleged theft, vandalism

The accused stole some property belonging to railway corporation.

A person casting his vote used to illustrate the story.

OsunDecides: INEC bans mobile phones, cameras at polling booths

“We are restricting (the) usage from the time a voter gets ballot paper and cast his vote,” says INEC boss

Osun governorship debate (Photo Credit: Channels)

OsunDecides Score Card: How governorship candidates fared in debate

One of the five invited candidates shunned the debate, while only one of the four who turned up appeared prepared

Ward 09, PU 029, voting has commenced and voters are seen on the queue. However, the card reader is very slow.

Ekiti election tribunal relocates over insecurity as hearing starts

Police clashed with thugs believed to have been hired by some parties.


Why Buhari deserves re-election — Disgraced ex-SGF Lawal

Mr Lawal says he has made money since leaving office for alleged corruption.