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9th Assembly: Saraki, Dogara’s Not A Threat - APC


As the 8th National Assembly moves to wrap up its tenure, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has put in place strategies to ensure that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, do not influence the election of presiding officers for the Ninth National Assembly.

Fayemi Emerges As NGF Chairman, As Seriake Takes Over PDP Governors Seat

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Contrary to speculations that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State was in the hot race for the position of Chairmanship of the Nigerian Governors forum, his Ekiti State counterpart, Dr Fayemi Kayode has emerged as the new chairman of the exalted forum for a two years tenure.

Rivers: Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Against Wike


The Rivers state Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Port Harcourt on Wednesday dismissed the petition of the Labour Party and its Candidate, Isaac Wonwu against the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike.

A Patient Dies From Lassa Fever In Kebbi


The Kebbi Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa fever in the state.

FG To Establish Medical Warehouse Facilities

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The Federal Government officially concessions its medical warehouse facilities in Lagos and FCT, Abuja to MD Logistics.

Increased Rate Of Infant Malnutrition In Kwara State

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There has been an alarm over the high rate of malnutrition among children in Kwara state. According to the National Nutrition Health Survey (NNHS), Kwara state has under 5 mortality rate of 45 deaths per 1000 live births and an infant mortality rate of 40 per 1,000 live births.

Aggrieved Aviation Workers Invited By The Minister

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The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has invited the protesting Aviation Unions to a meeting today to resolve issues raised by the workers.

FG lectures foreign missions on TSA


Following a successful visit of the Accountant General of the Gambia, Momodou Lamin Bah to his Nigerian Counterpart, the Federal Government through the Accountant-General of the Federation has disclosed that it has concluded arrangement to include foreign missions into the Treasury single account (TSA).

No Plan to Increase Petrol Pump Price - DPR

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As part of programme scheduled for the "World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development”, Mr Antai Asuquo, the Operations Controller of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Warri Zonal Office, has said that the Federal Government had no plan to increase the pump price of petrol.

Ex-Enyimba Coach Sues Club Over N3.4m Debt


Former Coach of Enyimba Football Club, Samson Unuanel yesterday sued the club to court over an alleged N3.450 million debt. The suit which was brought before Justice Kiyersohot Damulak of the Nation Industrial Court, Abuja alleged that the club owed Unuanel balance of his sign-on-fee.

Buhari Hails Victorious Falcons


President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted the senior women’s national football team, (Super Falcons), for winning the 2019 WAFU Women’s tournament, which ended in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, over the weekend. Nigeria won the championship after defeating the competition’s hosts, Dame Elephantes, on a 5-4 penalty.

Ahmed Musa Wins Fourth Career Title


Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa who joined a Saudi club side (Al Nassr) last summer has reportedly won the league title with his team. The former Leicester City player is said to have played 24 league games this season and scored seven goals for the Saudi side.

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We’ll Step Up Action Against Drug Traffickers - Buhari


President Buhari while receiving leaders of the Nigerian Community in Saudi Arabia at the end of his lesser hajj trip said efforts would be intensified to expose those involved in drug trafficking and illegal trade in the country.

US/China Feud: Google Ends Ties With Huawei


United States giant search engine, Google has announced that it will cut ties with Huawei Company. The decision is premised on what Washington considers a national security threat.

Popular Nigerian rapper, Zoro has called on Nigerians to redirect their energy against the government following its alleged inability to address challenges confronting the country before attacking youths engaging in 'yahoo yahoo'.

Yemen’s Houthi Fighters Fired A Bomb-Laden Drone In KSA

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The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satellite news channel on Tuesday reported that their fighters have targeted arms depot at an airport in Najran with a Qasef-2K drone.