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The proceedings of Presidential Petition tribunal commenced on 18th of March 2019 when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar filed the petition challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23, election. On May 8th, the tribunal commenced inaugural sitting and it was chaired by the President of […]

Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall. Billowing smoke from the bonfire paralysed vehicular traffic on the Expressway as security agents mounted guard over the shopping mall which […]

The Presidency has insisted that contrary to the claims of the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, foreigners, particularly Nigerians, were targeted in the recent attacks in South Africa. Mr Munroe had stated on Tuesday during a media briefing with Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, that the attacks in South Africa are not xenophobic […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the Police, Military and Department of State Services (DSS) high commands to, without further delay, secure the release of its National Youth Leader, Hon. SKE Ude-Okoye, who was attacked and abducted by gunmen in Enugu on Monday. In a statement by its spokesman, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP […]

The Member representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Douye Diri, has emerge winner of the PDP Governorship Primary. He clinched the Party’s ticket with a total of 561, to beat his closest Rival, Timi Alaibe, who got 365 votes out of 1,244 votes cast. The total number of registered delegates was […]

Angry set of protesters loot alleged foreign-owned shops today in a new wave of violence targeting foreign nationals in the Johannesburg suburb of Turffontein on September 2, 2019 as a result South Africa and Nigeria stepped security on Wednesday after deadly attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg triggered reprisal assaults on South African businesses in […]

A pan-African students’ movement, the Progressive Students Movement (PSM), on Sunday, condemned the attack on Sen. Ike Ekweremadu by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Germany. PSM also called on the members of IPOB to tender an unreserved apology for the global embarrassment the incident caused Ekweremadu and the entire country. The President […]

The immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has denied involvement in the Nine point nine billion naira fraud said to have been discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Ambode said none of his accounts contained Nine point nine billion naira let alone being frozen by the EFCC. He said in […]

Soldiers of the Nigerian Army have allegedly invaded and burnt down houses in the Kalaekuleama community, Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State. The invasion of the community and the sacking of some residents, it was learnt, followed the suspension of oil bunkering activities in the community. A chief in the area, Joel Asobari,during an […]

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Friday for Monrovia, Liberia to attend the 172nd Independence Anniversary Celebrations of the country. A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said apart from being the Special Guest of Honour at the event, Buhari would receive “The Grand […]


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