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Yakubu Dogara

Dogara speaks on APC reconciliation but says he won’t beg for ticket

The speaker says he will win even if he contests under a “zero party”.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

How Obasanjo’s failed third term agenda was funded — New Book

The so-called third term agenda collapsed May 16, 2006 when the Senate threw out a bill for the amendment of the constitution.

Newly Acting Director General, State Security Service, (SSS) Mr Seiyefa Mathew after his meeting with the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (7/08/18). 04270/7/8/2018/Sumaila Ibrahim/ICE/NAN Pic 35 Newly Acting Director General, Department of State Services, (DSS) Mr Seiyefa Mathew after his meeting with the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (7/08/18). 04271/7/8/2018/Sumaila Ibrahim/ICE/NAN

Southern, Middle-Belt leaders condemn Buhari’s removal of Matthew Seiyefa as SSS DG

The president appointed Yusuf Bichi from Kano as the new head of the secret police on Thursday.

Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary General

Buhari’s ex-minister Amina Mohammed expresses concern over Nigeria’s debt profile

The Paris Club of creditors in 2005 granted Nigeria debt forgiveness to the tune of US$18 billion, after Nigeria agreed to immediately pay the US$12 billion balance of its debt to the Club

SSS Officials (Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria)

Buhari appoints new SSS Director-General

The appointment takes effect Friday.

Yemi Osinbajo

How I started my political life – Osinbajo

“As a young person, I belonged to several pressure groups. I graduated at the age of 21,” Mr Osinbajo said.

Round table dialogue on China-Africa bilateral relations

No political strings attached to China’s assistance to Africa – Official

“There is also no seeking of selfish political interest whatsoever,” the Chinese diplomat said.

Yemi Osinbajo

Population Growth: Nigeria needs to avoid `time-bomb’ – Osinbajo

According to him, Nigeria’s population size is currently estimated at over 198 million.

NYSC DG warns corps members against crime, keeps mum on Adeosun

The DG says corps members who flout ‘laws of the land’ will be punished.

osibanjo

2019: Osinbajo backs quotas for young APC aspirants

Mr Osinbajo commended Nigeria’s youth for their desire to contribute to nation building in their various constituencies.

Kofi Annan

Ghanaians bid farewell to ex-UN chief Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan, a Ghanaian national and Noble laureate, died in a Swiss hospital last month at the age of 80.

The sacked director general of State Security Service, Lawal Daura. [Photo credit: Daily Post Nigeria]

Police still holding ex-SSS DG Lawal Daura without charges

Lawyers accuse the police of violating the Nigerian Constitution, which prohibits unauthorised detention of a suspect beyond 48 hours.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Why I was arrested by the police – Evans’ ex-lawyer

The lawyer was arrested as he was about to enter the court premises and whisked away.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun (Photo Credit: Chronicle.ng)

#AdeosunGate: Groups set to file class action suit against ICPC

The advocacy group, Enough Is Enough Nigeria, has joined the call for more citizens to join the class action.

Nigerian Senate

Saraki loyalists lose as Court dismisses application seeking continued suspension of senate sitting

The ruling would be seen as victory for the ruling APC.

Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara addressing hundreds of constituents in his Abuja home on Tuesday where he accepted their request to recontest his Reps seat. Photo : Speaker's Media Office.

APC speaks on Dogara’s ‘defection’ to PDP

The ruling party reacts to a PREMIUM TIMES story that the Nigerian Speaker has quietly purchased a PDP nomination form to return to the House of Reps.

Jones Abiri

Court awards N10 million damages against Nigeria for illegal detention of journalist Jones Abiri

The court declared Mr Abiri’s detention illegal and an abuse of his fundamental rights.

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

No plan to postpone 2019 election – INEC

The commission says its chairman was quoted out of context.

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. [Photo credit: Qed.ng]

2019: Why Buhari deserves second chance – Amaechi

The minister says the Buhari administration will provide 24 hours electricity.

Attahiru Bafarawa

2019: Bafarawa speaks on purchase of nomination forms for Buhari, Atiku, others

Mr Bafarawa urges political leaders to stop deceiving the electorate on their financial strength.

Leah Sharibu

Leah Sharibu’s home raided — Father

The family’s house was attacked by suspected robbers.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan replies Oshiomhole over vote-buying allegation

The former president questions the psychological state of Mr Oshiomhole.

President Muhammadu Buhari receives Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from a socio-political group, the Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network (NCAN) today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

Buhari’s N45mn Nomination Form: PDP accuses presidency of round-tripping

The group, NCAN, said its members contributed the N45 million used to purchase the form.

IPOB

Police, Army, others hold show of force ahead of IPOB’s sit-at-home

An official says security agencies would invoke the anti-terrorism law to deal with IPOB.

President Muhammadu Buhari receives Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from a socio-political group, the Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network (NCAN) today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

2019: Buhari submits APC nomination form

He says he is seeking re-election to continue serving the people to the best of his ability