Former president Goodluck Jonathan has tipped former Jigawa state governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, as a man that can unite Nigeria if elected as the president next year.
A former chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, Moshood Salvador on Sunday, September 16, said he did his best to reposition the opposition party for greatness while he was the chairman.
President Muhammadu Buhari has refuted the rumours about his endorsement of any governorship aspirant in Rivers and Abia states and in any other states across Nigeria, saying such rumours are malicious, misleading and unnecessary.
The YCE has commended the former minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, over her resignation. The Yoruba group said Adeosun was a victim of mischievous individuals involved in the process that produced the forged certificate.
Senate President Bukola Saraki on Saturday, September 15 visited Ekiti state in continuation of his nationwide consultations ahead of the presidential primaries of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The spokesperson for Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaign, Festus Keyamo, has defended the resignation of the former minister of finance. He said there is hardly any government in the world that is free from scandals.
The presiding bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Dr Mike Okonkwo, said that he does not believe in the agitations for Igbo presidency, saying the Igbos should shut their doors and develop the southeast.
The reported confusion over the re-election bid of Governor Ambode, allegedly failed to clear off on Saturday, September 15 as APC national leadership could not secure a firm commitment from its national leader, Tinubu.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, September 13, named Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new director-general of the Department of State Services. Bichi is now to take over from Matthew Seiyeifa, who replaced sacked Lawal Daura.
President Buhari on Friday, September 14, in Abuja, expressed optimism that new investment commitments coming into Nigeria’s textile sector, of which Aba is a major beneficiary, will be actualised within the shortest time.
Around the noontime on Friday, September 14, news, though yet to be fully confirmed, broke out that the finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has finally resigned. NAIJ.com collects some major reactions to the alleged resignation.
Nigeria’s finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has allegedly resigned, an unconfirmed report by Daily Trust quoting anonymous sources stated. The newspaper said it did not have information about when Adeosun submitted her resignation.
The chairman of Benue state Internal Revenue Services, Terzugwe Atser, on Thursday, September 13, during a management workshop reportedly said about 159 illegal revenue roadblocks had been dismantled in the state.
The executive secretary of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), Muhammed Suleiman, said flood had killed 10 persons and displaced scores of others, following the recent heavy rainfall recorded in the state.
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees in Ekiti State has declared an indefinite strike against Governor Ayodele Fayose, beginning from Friday, for alleged negligence of workers welfare and unpaid salary arrears.
One of the prominent presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party and former vice-president Atiku Abubakar recently took aim at the ruling APC for what he said was its poor management of the economy.
The number of Christian refugees admitted to the US has reportedly dropped under President Donald Trump, along with the rates of other persecuted religious minorities attempting to enter the country, a report has stated
An All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant in the governorship race of Lagos state, Jide Sanwo-Olu, has said his participation is about the Lagos of his dream and not due to the alleged endorsement of party leader, Bola Tinubu.
A former member of the House of Reps and director general of Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, has declared for Senate ahead of the 2019 general election to represent Ekiti Central senatorial district.
The former national publicity secretary of the APC who recently dumped the ruling party is reportedly set to declare interest in the Kwara state gubernatorial seat. This was disclosed in a tweet by @omoluabli4Kwara on September 12
Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party's primary election slated for next week, the party’s stakeholders and delegates in Bokkos/Mangu federal constituency have endorsed Umar Mantu for the House of Representatives race.
Enugu state commissioner of police, Danmallam, has reportedly called on banks, other financial institutions and residents to ignore the sit at home call by IPOB and go about their lawful businesses without fear of intimidation.