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Former Kaduna Deputy Governor, Bantex is dead; El-Rufai mourns By Editor on 12/07/2021 3:21:13 PM

A former deputy governor of Kaduna State, Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex) has died. He served as deputy governor to Governor Nasir el-Rufai from 2015 to 2019. el-Rufai, in condolence message, dated......more

Anambra 2021: 11 APC aspirants reject governorship primary By Editor on 27/06/2021 6:36:36 PM

Eleven of the 14 governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra State have said that the June 26 governorship primary in the state did not hold. George Moghalu, the spokesperson for......more

Anambra 2021: Valentine Ozigbo wins PDP primary; to challenge Soludo, others By Editor on 27/06/2021 6:33:32 PM

A banker, Valentine Ozigbo, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State. The 50-year-old Mr Ozigbo polled 62 out of 218 votes to beat......more

Andy Uba declared winner as controversy rocks Anambra APC governorship primary By Editor on 27/06/2021 6:30:46 PM

A former Senator, Andy Uba, has been declared winner of the Anambra governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress held Saturday. Despite controversy surrounding the primary, officials said Mr Uba defeated 13 other......more

Registration: Ex-APC chairman Odigie-Oyegun disagrees with Tinubu, Akande By EDITOR on 08/02/2021 9:45:11 PM

A former National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has disagreed with critics of the ongoing membership registration and revalidation exercise embarked upon by the Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National......more

Edo/Ondo Polls: Electoral offenders to face visa ban, asset forfeiture—UK By Editor on 17/09/2020 08:49:02 AM

The United Kingdom has warned of imposing sanctions, including visa ban and asset seizure, on Nigerians who incite or execute violence in the Edo and Ondo governorship elections. The British High......more

15.2m Nigerians Okay President Buhari’s 4+4 By Editor on 27/02/2019 4:35:34 PM

“That Muhammadu Buhari, having satisfied the requirements of the law, having scored the highest number of votes is hereby returned elected”. With those twenty-one words by Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman......more

Atiku: These killings must stop, Nigeria must know peace and unity By Editor on 30/11/2018 11:47:54 AM

Atiku Abubakar, swore on Thursday to return Nigeria on the part of peace and unity, while ending the massive bloodletting and killing it has endured over the years, especially under the......more

Senator tackles Saraki for ‘dictatorship, lack of integrity in Senate By QueenEsther Iroanusi on 23/05/2018 6:11:16 PM

A former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has blamed the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for “the little or no integrity” that currently exists in the Senate. He said this......more

Bakare to Buhari: Cabal may ruin your government By SoundBite Admin on 09/05/2018 6:23:04 PM

The convener of Save Nigeria Group, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on Monday warned President Muhammadu Buhari to the wary of the so-called ‘cabal’ in his administration. Speaking about the affairs of the......more

Police recover missing mace, senate summons Police IG,DG SSS By SoundBite Admin on 19/04/2018 1:41:20 PM

 The Nigerian police said it has recovered the mace stolen by hoodlums just as the senate has summoned the Police IG and DG SSS.  The police credited the effort of its men for......more

President Buhari finds fearless Festus Keyamo as his 2019 media points-man, retains Rotimi Amaechi as DG By SoundBite Admin on 17/04/2018 4:42:38 PM

News Analysis: Managing Editor Indications have emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari is not leaving anything to chance in his 2019 presidential bid. Reason: in one swoop, he has confirmed the appointments......more

Why I’m running for second term — Buhari By SoundBite Admin on 10/04/2018 10:54:35 AM

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally raised his trademark fist to seek a second term in office to run from 2019-2023. He said that his decision is an affirmative response to the......more

Cloud gathers as APC heads to elective convention, new party Leaders to emerge before primaries By Editor on 30/03/2018 12:34:01 AM

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will in the coming days announce a date for its national convention to elect new leaders. This became necessary after President Muhammadu Buhari  declared as......more

Confusion In Kogi Over Alleged Sack Of Gov Yahaya’s Cabinet Members, Council Chairmen By SoundBite Admin on 30/03/2018 12:26:32 AM

There was confusion in Kogi on Sunday as the governor of the state, Yahaya Bello reportedly fired all his commissioners, members of the executive council as well as the 21 administrators......more


A group known as Concerned Professionals’ Congress, CPC, has endorsed a passionate appeal by the Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin to the media to exercise restraint in......more

Presidential Delegation Visits Bauchi Over Senator’s Death By SoundBite Admin on 30/03/2018 12:26:31 AM

A federal government delegation on Sunday visited Bauchi to commiserate with the state government and family of Ali Wakili (APC), the senator representing Bauchi South, who died on Saturday. The News......more

APC Reconciliation: Oyegun Papers Over Tinubu’s Allegations *Says, You Have My Full Support By Admin on 29/03/2018 10:16:29 PM

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, appears to think little of the scathing allegations heaped on him by former Governor of Lagos State, Ahmed Bola......more

What Council Of State Discussed Thursday By SoundBite Admin on 29/03/2018 10:16:29 PM

The National Council of State meeting on Thursday discussed Nigeria’s economy, security and 2019 elections. The meeting, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, was attended by former presidents, former chief justices of......more


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