Category: Politics

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We Will Not Revoke Anti-Gay Law – Nigeria Tells UN

We Will Not Revoke Anti-Gay Law – Nigeria Tells UN

The Federal Government, Thursday, told the United Nations that no amount of pressure would force it to reverse the law that criminalised same-sex marr...
‘PDP and APC smell alike’: Tunde Bakare Explains Why He Is Yet To Join APC

‘PDP and APC smell alike’: Tunde Bakare Explains Why He Is Yet To Join APC

Pastor Tunde Bakare has explained why he is yet to decide whether or not to join the All Progressive Congress (APC), stating that the coalition and th...
Gunmen kill 69 people in Katsina State

Gunmen kill 69 people in Katsina State

69 people including men, women and children were killed in separate attacks and several houses razed in 3 villages in Katsina State this week. Fulani ...
Three Large Explosions Rock Maiduguri This Morning

Three Large Explosions Rock Maiduguri This Morning

The city of Maiduguri in Borno state this morning experienced three large explosions suspected to be a major bomb attack, Sahara Reporters reports ...
‘Respond to charges against you and stop misinforming the public’ – Presidency to Sanusi

‘Respond to charges against you and stop misinforming the public’ – Presidency to Sanusi

The federal government has authorised a forensic audit of the accounts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). It also told the susp...
President Jonathan’s Kidnapped Cousin Freed

President Jonathan’s Kidnapped Cousin Freed

The cousin of President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Inengite Nitabai, who was kidnapped over a week ago has been freed.  
Defence Minister Aliyu Gusau Denies Sahara Reporters’ Report Of His Resignation

Defence Minister Aliyu Gusau Denies Sahara Reporters’ Report Of His Resignation

The minister of defence, Aliyu Gusau, has debunked rumours of his resignation as reported by Sahara reporters earlier today. According to Sahara Re...
APC, a container of toxins – Jonathan

APC, a container of toxins – Jonathan

In an apparent reference to the main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday described the party a...
We’ve left Bola Ige’s killers to God — Son

We’ve left Bola Ige’s killers to God — Son

Twelve years after the assassination  of the former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Chief Bola Ige, by yet to be identified gunmen, the fami...
Drama over Alam’s loot: EFCC threatens, Bayelsa disowns lawyer

Drama over Alam’s loot: EFCC threatens, Bayelsa disowns lawyer

There is a new drama concerning the loot of the ex-governor of Bayelsa, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha as the the State Government, on Monday, disowned a law...
MASSOB members behind attack on Enugu Govt House –Police

MASSOB members behind attack on Enugu Govt House –Police

The Enugu State Police Command said today that its investigations into last Saturday’s evasion of the Enugu Government House was carried out by member...
Confab: It’s a distraction, waste of resources —Tinubu

Confab: It’s a distraction, waste of resources —Tinubu

Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, weekend, criticised the convocation of a Nati...
Bayelsa sues EFCC over Alam’s N1.4b, $1.3m loot

Bayelsa sues EFCC over Alam’s N1.4b, $1.3m loot

Bayelsa State Government has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of trading with the cash recovered from ex-Governor Diepreye ...
I was forced to contest in 2007- Gov. Fayemi

I was forced to contest in 2007- Gov. Fayemi

The governor of Ekiti state has disclosed that he never wanted to be the governor of the state in 2007 but was forced to contest.
President Jonathan Escapes Death As Presidential Jet Malfunctions Before Take-off In Minna

President Jonathan Escapes Death As Presidential Jet Malfunctions Before Take-off In Minna

President Goodluck Jonathan and his entourage escaped death as the Presidential jet developed a fault in Minna, Niger state on Saturday, March 8, ...
1 Shot Dead As Gunmen Attack Enugu Gov’t House

1 Shot Dead As Gunmen Attack Enugu Gov’t House

At least one person was killed, while four others sustained varying degrees of injuries when unknown persons who attempted to invade Enugu Government ...
I don’t have accounts or property abroad- Jonathan

I don’t have accounts or property abroad- Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that he does not own any bank account or property outside the shores of Nigeria.
Nigerian Defense Forces Foil 2 Terrorist Attacks, Kill 20 Suspected Terrorists In Borno

Nigerian Defense Forces Foil 2 Terrorist Attacks, Kill 20 Suspected Terrorists In Borno

Security forces have foiled the latest attempts by terrorists to attack Ajiri and Mafa as well as other communities in the outskirt of Maiduguri and D...
US freezes $458 mn stolen by Nigeria dictator Abacha

US freezes $458 mn stolen by Nigeria dictator Abacha

The United States said Wednesday it had ordered a freeze on $458 million in assets stolen by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his accomplices ...
North East Govs beg Boko Haram

North East Govs beg Boko Haram

Alarmed by the wanton destruction of lives and property by Boko Haram insurgents, governors in the North-East zone of the country, yesterday, declared...
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