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Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

Why I won’t speak on 2019 presidential election result — Obasanjo

The former president says any election without integrity is a farce.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Senate joins Reps, passes 2019 budget for second reading

The N8.83 trillion budget will now be worked on by the committee on appropriation.

Godswill Akpabio

Akpabio wants tribunal to declare him winner of senatorial election

The senator earlier withdrew a case over the matter from the court so he could head to the tribunal

Bauch State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar

Court stops INEC from collating Bauchi governorship election results

The governor challenges the decision of INEC not to conduct supplementary polls.

Adamawa on map

Many feared killed in Boko Haram attack in Michika

A resident confirmed four deaths, while the military says the attack was repelled.

Nigerian Army

Boko Haram attacks Adamawa community, burns bank

An official says the terrorists were eventually repelled by soldiers.

Nigerian Army

Rivers Elections: We feel betrayed by INEC – Nigerian Army

INEC had accused the army and thugs of disrupting elections in Rivers.

Pius Adesanmi

EXCLUSIVE: Pius Adesanmi’s Last Interview – Near-death accident, abusive relationship, Buhari’s cluelessness

Pius Adesanmi: “Nigeria is a struggle for meaning and we must not allow the filthy political leadership to have the last word in that argument.”

Atiku Abubakar (Photo Credit: Channels NewsAsia)

Atiku, PDP file petition against Buhari’s election

Mr Abubakar has since rejected the result of the February 23 polls, alleging rigging.

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state

Inconclusive Elections: Plateau Governor Lalong meets Buhari, speaks on chance of victory

The meeting deliberated on the supplementary governorship elections to be held in Plateau State on Saturday.

Bauch State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar

Inconclusive Election: Bauchi Gov Abubakar meets Buhari, vows to challenge INEC

The governor says INEC is taking an “extra illegal” decision in his state.

Aerial view of destruction created by the cyclone [Photo: ZWNEWS]

At least 89 dead in Zimbabwe as Cyclone Idai leaves trail of destruction

The UN said over 100 people have died in weeks of heavy rain and flooding in Mozambique and Malawi, where villages were left underwater.

Pius Adesanmi

Hundreds pay tribute to Pius Adesanmi in Lagos

A mourner describes him as a thoughtful and insightful human being, who beamed with kindness and decency.

President Muhammdu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the FEC meeting on the 22nd of March 2017 [Photo Credit: Novo Isioro]

SPECIAL REPORT: Presidential panel repeatedly disobeys Osinbajo’s directives

The panel chairman suggests he is not bound by the vice president’s directive.

President Muhammadu Buhari

What Buhari will do about supplementary governorship elections – Presidency

INEC has fixed March 23 for supplementary elections in six states.

Gbenga Daniel

24hrs after ‘quitting politics’, Gbenga Daniel considers joining APC

Gbenga Daniel says his supporters want him to lead them to APC.

Abandoned building, Methodist School, Ewu-tuntun, Oshodi

SPECIAL REPORT: Lagos ramshackle school where hoodlums defecate in classrooms

About 66 years after it was established, Methodist Primary School, Ewu Tuntun, has received little or no attention from the government.

FILE PHOTO: Pius Adesanmi delivering a TedEx speech. Image courtesy: Adesanmi Facebook Page

Pius Adesanmi’s wife speaks about husband’s death

Mr Adesanmi, a professor and columnist, was one of the passengers in the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last week.

Karishi General hospital

PEP: The HIV ‘prevention drug’ many Nigerians don’t know about

Despite the availability of these preventive drugs in hospitals, many Nigerians continue to get infected with the dreaded ailment.

Gwazu 003 polling unit shuwa ward madagali local government area Adamawa state were the voters are in waiting to cast their vote

INEC provides more details of Adamawa governorship supplementary election

The supplementary elections are to hold in 14 LGAs.

Bauchi State on the map

Bauchi Governorship: APC cries foul, accuses INEC of supporting PDP

APC says it was not given a fair-hearing in Bauchi.

Asphalt overlay on Gama’s main artery, Audu Utai Road, Kano State

Kano Supplementary Election: Governor Ganduje on projects spree in cancelled ward

An aide to the Kano governor justifies the projects in the earlier abandoned communities.

Sniper Insecticides used to illustrate the story (Photo Credit: Haleemah Yahaya)

Sniper-related Suicides: Death prowling on the streets?

Sniper, an insecticide, has, unfortunately, become a tool of choice for Nigerians contemplating suicide.

Kaduna State map used to illustrate the story.

Fresh attack in Kaduna community claims 10 lives

It comes as the state struggles to contain repeated attacks in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state in the last two months.

Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel resigns from PDP, gives reasons

“I am therefore persuaded that I have fewer points to make and prove in my Political journeys in partisan politics,” the former governor said.