Category: National News

2019 Poll: Dakuku Styles ‘Rivers PDP Nest of Liars’

Following the political intrigues playing out in Rivers State, the deputy leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State, Dr Dakuku Peterside has disparaged...

Nigerian Govt Orders Immediate Payment of Salaries to Workers

•BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado-Ekiti • In what appears to be an incentive to voters on the Saturday election, the Nigerian government has ordered that the February...

2019 Polls: TMG Cautions over Unfounded Allegations against INEC Officials

Warns political parties to desist from heating up the polity• The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), an election observer body, has called on political party and its...

Boko Haram: 35,000 Flee North East Nigeria for Cameroon in recent weeks, MSF Discloses

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• No fewer than 35,000 Nigerians have crossed into Cameroon in recent weeks with the escalation of communal crises in the North East...

We’ve Foiled APC Government Plot to Rig for Buhari, Says PDP

Atiku releases proof• The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Friday night, stated that the Managing Director of Activate...

Borno: Victims of Monguno Fire Incident Receive Relief Materials

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said it has donated relief materials to internally displaced persons (IDPs)...

EU, UN Agencies to Aid Agriculture in Nigeria

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• The European Union and three United Nations agencies have established productive safety nets to aid agriculture and employment of...

Opposition Coalition Raises the Alarm over Plot to Assassinate Ikenga

Attack on Ikenga vindicates our position on the violent nature of this regime The opposition coalition, CUPP has raised alarm over the plot to assassinate its first...

Elections Will Be Calm in Ekiti, Fayemi Assures

Wife woos market women for Buhari, APC candidates BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti• Governor Kayode Fayemi Ekiti State has said that the general elections will be calm...

Fayemi Approves Monthly Release of N100m to Clear Arrears of Workers’ Gratuity

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti• In further demonstration of his administration’s commitment to the welfare of workers and pensioner, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti...