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A former chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, Segun Adewale, has revealed his preparedness to wrestle other aspirants for the forthcoming governorship election in Ekiti state.
I have directed the minister of defence to proceed immediately to Zamfara state to undertake an on-the-spot assessment of the situation there. My deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the Birane village massacre.
We wish to affirm that whether in Kogi or elsewhere, the NWC will ensure that justice is done to all concerned and will be guided by the constitution of the party and the best interest of the party. At the moment, we believe this.
A non-governmental organization, Synergos Nigeria, on Thursday, February 15, said it was developing new controlled grazing mechanism to address the herdsmen and farmers conflicts in parts of the northern region.
We have managed our affairs with the herdsmen in the state relatively peacefully and circulation of such wicked and malicious speculation in the name of politics is a sign of danger not only for Ebonyi state but the entire Nigeria
One Babagana Ali who is a Boko Haram member and and confessed that he participated in the activities of the group in several communities in Borno state has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment on Thursday, February 15.
The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday, February 15, said that the final report on the forensic audit of revenue accruals by revenue generating agencies confirmed massive under-remittances to government coffers.
The House also adopted the motion sponsored by Abubakar Sarki Dahiru aimed at ensuring provision of infrastructure such as roads, healthcare centres, drainages and electricity at the Karu/Mararaba area of Nasarawa state.
Are we perfect? No. No human is perfect. Are there mistakes? Yes. There is no human being who doesn’t make mistake. Are we on course? Yes. Are the challenges daunting? Yes. Are we going to overcome them? Yes will.
“The role of traditional rulers in this reconciliation process cannot be over emphasised because most of them have the ears of their people. When you have political disagreement in these communities, these traditional rulers are.
Buhari is a man with several qualities of leadership, God sent; his coming is divine, so that he will rescue this nation from the total collapse due to the destruction that has been done to the economy by the past administration.
The federal government had thereafter announced its plan to establish a Brigade Command of the Nigerian army in Zamfara state to help check armed banditry and cattle rustling plaguing the communities in the state.
The minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday, February 15, directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ensure that petrol queues were cleared in Abuja before Sunday, February 18.
A 5-month-old baby has been burnt beyond recognition when a fire broke out at No. 6, Soyinkas, Bariga in Shomolu local government area of Lagos state. The incident occurred on Tuesday night, February 13, at about 11:20pm.
I would make sure people in charge of anti-corruption institutions are people of integrity. There is no point in fighting corruption beyond you and you have corruption on your nose. Obasanjo said the president could do better.
The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has bagged service delivery and outstanding performance award. The award was given by the largest television network in Africa, NTA.
No fewer than twelve suspected herdsmen have been reportedly killed while another fourteen declared missing by the Fulani community in Oyo state, after an attack by suspected local farmers at Okere near Iseyin in Iseyin.
This issue is critical and the somersault on some of these policies and the inconsistencies therein need to be addressed. The key issue here when we are talking about Agriculture is that we must ensure that we create an enabling.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday, February 14, said it would investigate the emergency landing by an Atlanta-bound Delta Air Lines flight at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
Senator Dino Melaye cites order 42 and says that there is an account found with the name NNPC, a verification was made and the Accountant General said they know nothing about the account and money has never been paid into it.
The state police public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, had said the police did not know the suspect was a 10-year-old pupil, adding that the DPO had apologised to the school’s proprietress and the matter had been resolved.
What Professor Soyinka has said can just be one of the proffered solutions which will be looked out. I have spoken about the nine governors’ committee headed by Professor Yemi Osinbajo who is the Vice President of the country.