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Ex-military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar

2019 Polls: Abdulsalami Abubakar warns against Nigeria’s disintegration

The former Nigerian leader says the country cannot be great except everybody collaborates on peace.


Nigerian military accuses journalists of working for Boko Haram

The military claims some journalists fraternise with terrorist commanders.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

2019: Buhari ‘sectional’, desperate to perpetuate self in power — Tambuwal

The Sokoto governor and presidential aspirant says he will support restructuring and will not be a “religious bigot”.

Lawyers used to illustrate the story

Legal practitioners committee strips lawyer of SAN award

The committee acted on a petition written against Mr Ehighelua.

Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso. [PHOTO CREDIT:]

I can beat Buhari, and I’m lucky to be from Kano — Kwankwaso

The former Kano governor says he is the only aspirant with the capacity to defeat the incumbent.

Buhari asks supporters to ignore Saraki’s ‘crude speeches’

On Thursday, Mr Saraki said Mr Buhari and the APC lack the vision and capacity to develop Nigeria. 

Okoi Ofem Obla

Buhari’s aide, accused of certificate forgery, says he is not under pressure to resign

Mr Obono-Obla is alleged to have gained admission to UNIJOS with a fake “O’ Level result.

Atiku unveils presidential nomination council

PDP Primary: Atiku names Iwuanyanwu, 58 others into presidential nomination council

Mr Iwuanyanwu says in his nearly 50 years as a politician, he has never seen Nigerians as poor as they currently are.

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson (L), heartily welcomes the visiting Senate President and PDP Presidential Aspirant, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, during the latter’s visit to Government House, Yenagoa, for consultation ahead of the PDP presidential primaries. Photo by Michael Owi.

Buhari lacks vision, capacity to develop Nigeria – Saraki

The PDP presidential aspirant calls for restructuring of Nigeria.

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

Buhari formally names campaign organisation

The head of the organisation is to announce more appointments.

An Italian Court used to illustrate the story [photo: Euronews]

Nigerian, Italian jailed as Malabu oil fraud claims first convicts

The first convictions in the murky case comes days before Shell and Agip-Eni are set to go on trial over the $1.1 billion oil deal.

Caption: Dogara visits PDP secretariat to submit nomination form Photo Credit: Speaker's office

Dogara finally defects to PDP, submits party nomination form

As speaker, Mr Dogara seems the biggest loss for the APC since the defection of the senate president, Bukola Saraki late July.

Senator Iyiola Omisore

Osun Decides: SDP, ADC, ADP have agreed to work together to stop APC’s ‘rigging’ — Omisore

The parties says they will run their separate elections but with their agents ensure the election is free and credible.

NAPTIP Office [Photo: Nigerian Pilot]

Nigeria anti-trafficking agency sacks six staff for demanding sex, bribes from suspects

Some officials were fired for arranging “professional sureties” for suspects for a fee.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

Gov. Ortom confirms receipt of N14.9bn Paris Club refunds

The governor says 80 per cent of the funds would be committed to payment of salaries, pensions and gratuities.

Ayuba Wabba addressing the press.

Minimum Wage: NLC threatens to embark on total strike

The congress also chides a former Ondo governor.

Buhari and Atiku

Police Vs Adeleke: Atiku tackles Buhari

Mr Abubakar describes police’s investigation into Mr Adeleke’s academic credentials as hypocritical and warns that Nigeria is sliding into a fascist state.

Nigerian Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika at the launch of Nigeria Air

Why new national carrier, Nigeria Air, was suspended indefinitely

The airline was planned to commence operation at the end of the year.

Adams Oshiomhole

2019: APC to commence screening of aspirants Thursday

While State House of Assembly aspirants are to be screened in state capitals, aspirants for other positions will be screened in Abuja.

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.