President Jonathan on Pilgrimage to Israel [Photo: Sahara Reporters]

Nigeria will not disintegrate – Jonathan

“If I was interested in manipulating elections, my party will not be losing all these governorship elections.”

Acting Governor Of Adamawa state, Ahmed Fintiri

Impeachment galore: Adamawa councillors vow to remove local government chairmen

Council chairmen are facing impeachment on allegations of financial misconduct and abuse of oath of office.

Governor Tanko Umaru Al-Makura

Nasarawa Impeachment: Again, Gov. Al-Makura, PDP in war of words

Governor dismisses peculations that the assembly may go ahead to remove him.


INTERVIEW: 40 per cent of goods in Nigeria are substandard, counterfeit – SON

Counterfeiting caused the loss of over one million jobs in the textile industry in the last 20 years.

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola

Full text of Aregbesola’s election victory speech

The governor says the outcome was a democratic victory over the tyranny of power

Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola

My victory ‘strong signal’ to Jonathan, PDP- Aregbesola

The presidency has denied deploying state forces to Osun State to ensure a PDP victory


Boko Haram: Spouses of Nigerian troops block husbands’ deployment to Gwosa

The women say their husbands must be given quality equipment to combat Boko Haram

Aregbesola addressing journalist on election day

APC’s Aregbesola Wins Osun Governorship Election

The APC candidate handed his challengers a crushing defeat and is now sure of a second tenure of office

Osun governorship debate

Aregbesola leads Omisore in Osun governorship election

Now on the verge of victory in today’s election, Mr. Aregbesola looks good for a second term of office


Osun Governorship Elections 2014 – Live Updates #OsunDecides

The Osun State governorship election holds today August 9, with 20 candidates representing 20 political parties vying for the ticket to the Osun Government House. Apparently, the contest is between Rauf Aregbesola, the incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Candidate (APC) and Iyiola Omisore, a former Senator and candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic […]

Gwoza protesters at teh Government house Maiduguri

Gwoza survivors protest Boko Haram massacre, govt negligence

The Gwoza residents embarked on a massive protest in Maiduguri

INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega ... Photo Credit:234NEXT

Osun Election: INEC confirms arrest, release of its officials over suspicious movement of electoral materials

“A number of them alerted security agents, who promptly arrested the EO and the officer who had distributed the non-sensitive materials.”

Former Governor of Lagos, Babatunde Fashola

Ebola: Lagos sets up isolation ward

Sadly more suspected cases of Ebola are surfacing.

Abubakar Shekau, self acclaimed Boko Haram leader

After surviving Boko Haram attacks, 11 Borno residents die of Cholera

Officials blame the cholera epidemic on the influx of IDPs from camps due to the continuous Boko Haram insurgency attacks.

President Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria: President Jonathan declares national emergency on Ebola, approves N1.9 billion intervention fund

President Jonathan also approved a Special Intervention Plan and the immediate release of N1. 9 billion for its implementation.


Gunmen kill 4, burn 15 houses in Dogara, Kaduna

Four villages in Sanga Local Government have come under attacks in the past two months.


Ebola: World Health Organization Declares International Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization [WHO] on Thursday rose from a meeting of its Emergency Committee, declaring the Ebola virus outbreak in four West Africa countries an International Public Health Emergency. At the end of the meeting convened by the organisation’s Director General, and held by teleconference, WHO said “the possible consequences of further international spread […]

PDP supporters at Nasarawa Assembly, Lafia

Anarchy Looms in Nasarawa as PDP, APC Clash Over Fresh Plot to Remove Gov. Al-Makura

The state is living on the edge of violence

Nigerian army soldiers boko haram

Nigerian military moves to retake Damboa, Gwoza, others from Boko Haram

The special operation which began early in the week is meant to restore law and order to the area.

Ebola Virus

Ebola: Sierra Leone blockades rural areas, as Liberia declares 90 days state of emergency

The disease has killed 932 people across West Africa.


UPDATE: Students, lecturers rejoice as Fashola slashes LASU fees to N25,000

The fees were increased from N25,000 to N197,000 for Arts and Humanities students, and N350,000 for medical students.

Liberian Patrick Sawyer imported Ebola to Nigeria .... Photo Credit: FrontPage Africa

Video shows Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, was “terribly ill”, possibly knew he had Ebola before traveling to Nigeria

Airport video footage shows Mr. Sawyer lying flat on his stomach on the floor in the corridor of the airport and seemed to be in “excruciating pain.”

Babatunde Raji  Fashola, Governor of Lagos State

BREAKING: Fashola orders reversal of LASU fees to old charges

Mr. Fashola stated this on Thursday at the convocation programme of the university.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

Boko Haram takes over Gwoza, new Emir’s whereabouts unknown

The immediate past emir, Mr. Timta’s father, was killed on May 30 by the Boko Haram.

Ex-Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola

Oyinlola writes Jonathan, narrates how President forced him out of PDP

The former Osun governor said the president feared his closeness to Obasanjo despite pleas by Messrs. Anenih and Mark.