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Governors’ Forum holds retreat for 36 governors, in Sokoto — LIVE UPDATES

All is now set for the commencement of the second retreat for Nigerian governors organised by the secretariat of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF. The retreat is holding at the five-star Giginya Coral Hotel in Sokoto metropolis. Some of the resource persons billed to present papers were already around and seated. They are Chidi Odinkalu, chairman […]

N40 billion bribe: Jonathan denies Sule Lamido’s claim of minister’s involvement

The governor said he personally alerted the president. Advertisement

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UPDATE: Senior lawyer, Yahaya Mahmud, is dead

Mr. Mahmud is to be buried on Saturday. Advertisement

Sule Lamido

Inside details of how Governor Lamido, sons allegedly looted Jigawa of over N10billion

Shocking details emerged Friday of how Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, allegedly connived with two of his sons, Aminu and Mustapha Lamido, to allegedly defraud the state government of over N10billion. Aminu and Mustapha, who were arrested on Thursday in Kano by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, were flown to Abuja on […]

Governor Yuguda expresses support for Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda

The Bauchi governor asked Nigerians to support the president. Advertisement

Commission confiscates N1.1 billion pirated goods across Nigeria

The NCC has also embarked on an anti-piracy advocacy campaign. Advertisement

Anambra Poll: Obiano still in the race, APGA says

Willie Obiano has been dragged to court for alleged double registration. Advertisement

Islamic council, NSCIA, seeks better pay for Nigerian journalists

The council commiserated with late Tunde Sanni’s family and ThisDay Advertisement

Soldiers kill nine Boko Haram suspects in Borno shoot-out, Army says

One soldier was injured in the attack. Advertisement

Anambra Poll: 180 persons arrested in Owerri insist they are election monitors

The PDP and the ACN trade blames over the police’ claim. Advertisement

Kabiru Turaki,

Nigeria government begins monitoring of 2,399 constituency projects

The monitoring starts from the Nigerian capital. Advertisement

Why APC must seek alliance with estranged PDP members – El-Rufai

The opposition leader also said age should not be a barrier to leadership. Advertisement

Court sentences Boko Haram’s ThisDay bomber to life imprisonment

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday sentenced ThisDay bomber, Umar Mustapha, to life imprisonment with hard labour. Justice Adeniyi Ademola says Mr. Mustapha should spend the rest of his life in jail for bombing the office of ThisDay newspaper in Kaduna using 12 camp gas cylinders in April last year. Mr. Umar had written […]

What Nigerian governors would discuss at Sokoto retreat

The retreat would hold for two days starting from Friday Advertisement

Oyinlola’s suspension in order, PDP insists

 The PDP said it acted right in suspending Mr. Oyinlola and two others. Advertisement

Stella Oduah

Oduahgate: Afenifere demands judicial review of cost of governance

The ARG asked the federal government not to take the Oduahgate in isolation. Advertisement

Kogi governor’s drivers shunned FRSC trainings – Chidoka

The Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Osita Chidoka, has revealed that drivers of the Kogi State Governor refused to partake in the training of convoy drivers, two years after it commenced. Mr. Chidoka made this known on Thursday when he explained that the FRSC is investigating the accident involving Kogi State […]

EFCC arrests Governor Sule Lamido’s sons over alleged N10billion fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two sons of Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido, over an alleged N10billion fraud. Aminu and Mustapha  Lamido were arrested Thursday in Kano and flown to Abuja on Friday morning, and are currently being interrogated at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja by a crack team of detectives. The arrest […]

Minister inaugurates construction of 121 km road in Niger

The road will cost N10.9 billion. Advertisement

The Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh

Nigeria should not rely on U.S. to solve Boko Haram crisis- Anglican Primate

The U.S. on Wednesday declared Boko Haram a terrorist organisation. Advertisement

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NDLEA arrests Burundian woman with heroin at MMIA, Lagos

The woman reportedly said she was given the substance by her Nigerian boyfriend. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday arrested a 38-year-old Burundian woman with 2.39 kilogrammes of heroin at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, on arrival from Tanzania. The NDLEA spokesman, Mitchell Ofoyeju, made this known via a statement in […]

ThisDay reporter, Tunde Sanni, dead

The deceased died in his hometown of Ijebu Imodi in Ogun State. Advertisement

Anambra Poll: Labour Party, APGA supporters face-off in Nnewi

The parties are still attacking themselves. Advertisement

Falae’s son buried amid tears in Akure

Deji was one of the 15 people that died in an Associated Airline crash. Advertisement

Stella Oduah

Oduahgate: Senate reverses self, says embattled minister needs not appear for questioning

The senate’s decision is the latest in a string of failings by federal lawmakers to appropriately respond to scandals in the aviation ministry. Advertisement