• National NewsDSS

    Plot to install Interim Government is real, says DSS

    The Department of State Service (DSS) has confirmed that some key political players are plotting to foist an Interim Government in Nigeria. DSS spokesman, Dr. Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Wednesday stated that those involved in the plan to subvert the constitution have weighed various options, which include foisting interim government after obtaining frivolous court injunctions to forestall the…

    Read More »
  • National NewsSimon Ekpa

    IPOB leader, Ekpa declares sit-at-home in Lagos

    The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has ordered a sit-at-home in Lagos. The leader of the pro-Biafra group based in Finland, Simon Ekpa said the sit-at-home is to ground the Lagos economy. He said all Igbo shops will be asked to close down in Lagos and will be offered security by the Eastern Nigeria Security Network (ENSC). It would be…

    Read More »
  • Homeland NewsBalogun market

    One dies, 7 injured in Balogun market fire

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said one body was recovered while seven persons were injured in the fire that engulfed Balogun Market in Lagos on Tuesday. The Lagos Territorial Coordinator (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, made this known on Tuesday. Farinloye added that four persons were arrested for stealing valuables from shops in the market. The Director of the Lagos State…

    Read More »
  • National NewsNLC

    NLC suspends planned nationwide strike over naira crunch

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Tuesday suspended their planned strike scheduled to commence on Wednesday over scarcity of naira notes. The labour unions made this known at the end of their National Executive Council meeting in Abuja. The two labour unions had threatened to embark on a nationwide from Wednesday, March 29, 2023…

    Read More »
  • 2023 general electionsKwara 1

    AbdulRazaq, deputy others get certificates of return in Kwara

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday received his certificate of return, following his victory at the March 18 governorship poll in Kwara State. The governor received his certificate of return alongside his deputy, Kayode Alabi, and members-elect of the state House of Assembly. The governor, after receiving his certificate assured Kwarans that he would remain…

    Read More »
  • National NewsPassport

    FG restates commitment to ease passport availability for Nigerians

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to easing the difficulties Nigerians face in applying for and getting their passports through enhanced service delivery and streamlining of its procedures. Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola made this known on Tuesday at the commissioning of the Ilesa Passport Front Office and Production Centre of the Nigeria Immigration…

    Read More »
  • PoliticsKoshoedo

    Koshoedo, PDP deputy national secretary denies defection rumour

    The Deputy National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Setonji Koshoedo, on Monday denied reports that he has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Koshoedo, in a statement in Lagos described the rumour as mischievous and ill-intentioned meant to smear his image. He said that he has no intention of dumping the PDP, saying he has been…

    Read More »
  • PoliticsWike

    Wike supports Ayu’s suspension, says fight has just started

    Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, said he is in support of the suspension of Dr. Iyorchia Ayu as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by his ward in Benue State. Wike also told Ayu that his opposition to him in the party has just started. The governor stated that it had become unthinkable to allow any person…

    Read More »
  • National NewsProf. Yakubu INEC

    INEC to conduct supplementary elections in Kebbi, Adamawa, others April 15

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed April 15 for the conduct of all outstanding governorship, national, and state assembly supplementary elections. Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi disclosed this on Monday in Abuja. “Arising from its meeting held today, the Independent National Electoral Commission has decided that all outstanding governorship, National and state Assembly supplementary…

    Read More »
  • PoliticsAyu

    More trouble as court sacks Ayu as PDP national chairman

    The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu was on Monday ordered to stop parading himself as the chairman of the party by a Benue State High Court. Ayu had on Sunday been suspended by his Igyorov Ward Exco on alleged anti-party activities and failure to deliver his ward during the general elections. Justice W. I Kpochi,…

    Read More »
Back to top button