Category Archives: Breaking

Donald Duke Fires Back At Okonjo-Iweala For Revealing Their Private Discussion In New Book

Former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke has berated former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, over the inclusion of a private conversation between both of them in the latter’s new book. Okonjo-Iweala recently published a new book, titled, ‘Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines’, detailing her experience as a minister…

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Senator Abe Formally Declares Interest In APC Ticket For Rivers Governorship Race

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe Wednesday formally declared his intention to run for governor of Rivers State in 2019 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A statement by the senator’s spokesman, Parrysaroh Benson, said the senator made the declaration while addressing a…

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Court Rules Against Election Reordering By National Assembly

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has ruled that the National Assembly does not have the power to amend the election timetable of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Federal Legislators had adopted a reordered sequence of the 2019 general election, putting the presidential election last in a bill that was transmitted to…

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APC Governors Endorse Buhari For A 2nd Term

Governors under the All Progressives Congress (APC) have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a 2nd term in office, The Cable reports. The governors made this known after a meeting with the president at the State House. Chairman of the APC Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, said Buhari has to go on with his vision to rescue Nigeria. He said: We came to welcome…

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Buhari Formally Backs Oshiomhole’s APC National Chairmanship Bid

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially declared his support for Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, dealing a huge blow to incumbent chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, who is seeking reelection to the position. According to THEWILLL Buhari declared his preference for Oshiomhole, a former labour leader and former governor…

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Buhari Decries Murder Of Priests, Worshippers In Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari has described as vile and satanic the killing of worshippers and two priests at a Catholic church in Ukpor-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State. “I extend my sincere condolences to the government and people of Benue State, the Mbalom community, and especially the Bishop, priests and members…

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Two Priests Confirmed Dead As Gunmen Attack Catholic Church In Benue

Suspected herdsmen have killed 15 people, including two priests, in an early morning attack on a Catholic Church in Benue State. The name of the church is St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church. The murdered Catholic priests are Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha, both reverend fathers. The attack occurred in Ayar-Mbalom, a community in Gwer East Local…

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PHOTOS: Melaye Tries To Escape, Jumps Out Of Moving Police Vehicle, Hospitalized

Senator Dino Melaye has landed in hospital after reportedly jumping out of a moving police vehicle in Abuja. It was gathered that police operatives also jumped out of the vehicle and gave the fleeing lawmaker a hot chase. The Senator, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, had submitted himself to the police on Tuesday as he…

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Police Move Dino Melaye To Lokoja, Set To Parade Him Among Criminals

According to THEWILL, operatives of the Nigeria Police Force drawn from its Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) moved Senator Dino Melaye to Lokoja. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West at the upper chamber of the National Assembly was first arrested on Monday at the Nnamdi Azikwe International airport, Abuja, on his way to Morocco by Immigration officials. He…

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