Governor Ayo Fayose has been issued a 14-day ultimatum by workers in Ekiti state to pay all salaries and pensions of retirees before the new government resumes office. The workers gave the ultimatum on Saturday, July 21.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has remitted another N7.8 billion to the federal government. The board’s head, media and information, Fabian Benjamin, made this known on Sunday, July 22, in Lagos.
President Buhari on Sunday, July 22, sympathised with the victims of Jos Terminus Market where more than 200 shops were destroyed by fire. Buhari expressed his feelings in a statement issued his media aide, Garba Shehu.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the threats by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to boycott the 2019 general elections was due to the fact that the opposition party now understands that its end is near.
A faction of the ruling party, the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is promising its members heaven and earth in a bid to get them to return to its fold.
The Lagos state police command has ordered the arrest of five local government chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state over the death of Borishade Adeniyi, chairman of Apapa local government chapter of the party.
President Muhammadu Buhari said he decided to checkmate mischief-makers by announcing his intentions to run for a second term in April 2018. The president made the statement on Friday, July 20, at a gathering in Aso Rock.
Reports have emerged that there was an exchange of gunfire between a team of policemen and Senator Melaye guard leading to a policeman being shot as alleged by the security men. Police have invited the senator for an explanation.
The presidency has insisted that no one can honestly say that President Muhammadu Buhari is doing nothing about security challenges in the country. Presidential aide, Garba Shehu, made the statement on Friday, July 20.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, has commiserated with the family of late Ibrahim Coomassie, a former IGP who died on Thursday, July 19, at the age of 76 at the national orthopedic hospital in Katsina state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, July 19, met behind closed doors with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate president Bukola Saraki and four All Progressives Congress (APC) governors at the state house, Abuja.
Reports have emerged that the secretary to the state government of Osun, Moshood Adeoti, has withdrawn from the state’ governorship race. Another aspirant who is yet to be identified has also stepped his from the race.
Nigerian governors have asked security agencies to take more drastic action to stop series of killings in parts of the country. The governors made the call on Thursday, July 19, at the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting.
A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, has condemned the act of vote buying in the country. Jega made the condemnation in a lecture on Thursday, July 19, in Abuja.
The attorney general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, has said the federal government a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, should not be granted bail. Malami made the statement in an interview with the VOA.
Roberts just reaching NAIJ.com have that former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie is dead. The death of the former police boss was announced in a tweet by Saleh Shehu Ashaka, a journalist who works with VOA.
The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened that his party will not participate in the 2019 general elections if INEC and security agencies refuse to display impartiality during the polls.
Ekiti state governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, says it will be irresponsible on his part not to probe the administration of the out-going governor of the state, Ayo Fayose. Fayemi said this on Thursday, July 19, in Abuja.
The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, says it will on Friday, July 20, announce the date for the conduct of bye-elections for vacant seats in the national and state assemblies.
An anti-corruption advocacy group, Corruption, Not In My Country, has said there was widespread buying of votes during the poll held on July 14. It said the Ekiti election has raised doubts about the forthcoming 2019 election.
A former vice chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Ango Abdullahi, has said children from the northern part of the country constitute a large number of the about 12 million out-of-school children in Nigeria.
Senate president Bukola Saraki and some members of the National Assembly affiliated with the R-APC may dump the All Progressives Congress soon. Adams Oshiomhole has reportedly pleaded with the Senate president not to quit the APC.