Category: National News

Nigeria’s Buhari Allocates Cabinet Portfolios After Swearing in Ceremony

Appoints new oil minister• Unbundles ministry of Power works and housing• Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore members of his cabinet into...

JUST IN: Supreme Court Throws out Atiku’s Appeal

Nigeria’s Supreme Court has struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, its candidate in the last presidential...

HURIWA Attacks Police Emasculation of Civil Right Groups

The prominent pro-democracy and civil rights advocacy group – Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has warned of the dire consequences of the President...

IWU/ATIKU: EFCC’s Selective Prosecution of Opposition Politicians is Evil, Says HURIWA

“The decision of the anti-graft agency- Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to act as the political hatchet machine of the ruling party- All...

Osinbajo Launches Tradermoni in Enugu, Commends State’s MSME Programme

• BY OSELOKA NNAMDI in Enugu• Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday launched the Federal Government TraderMoni initiative at the Artisan Market in Enugu North Local...

Your Style of Resignation Unacceptable, INEC Tells Ex-Cross River’s REC

BYADAKU ADINDU in Abuja•           Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has labelled as unacceptable, the way...

Appeal Court Dismisses LP Petition, Affirms Election of Abiodun

The appeal by the Labour Party in Nigeria against the election of Prince Dapo Abiodun as Governor of Ogun State under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC)...

NABTEB Boss Reiterates Need for Technical, Vocational Education

85% Passed NABTEB May/June 2019• The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), an examination body, Prof....

Killers of Enugu Catholic Priest Nabbed, Police Say

BY OSELOKA NNAMDI in Enugu• Nigerian Police authorities in Enugu State said they have arrested the suspected killers of Paul Offu, Catholic priest of St. James Church...

Court Orders Freeze of Accounts Linked to Yari

BY CHIDI OLEHI in Abuja• A Federal High Court has ordered the temporary seizure of funds in bank accounts connected to former Zamfara State Governor, AbdulAziz Yari,...