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The Peoples Democratic Party has granted a waiver to deputy governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, to participate in its governorship primary election. The primary has been fixed for July 22, 2020. Nine governorship aspirants including the deputy governor have shown...
M had just returned from school and was busy cooking the day that four Boko Haram fighters came to her home in a village in Borno State. When her dad heard the sound of bikes, he dashed into the...
The Joint Action Front on Thursday rejected the new pump price of petrol announced by the Nigerian Government from N123 to N143.80 per liter and demanded an immediate reversal. JAF in a statement by its Chairperson, Dr Oladipo Fashina, and...
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olisa Agbakoba, has dissociated himself from a new political movement called National Consultative Front. The formation of the movement was announced in a communique on Wednesday. Other prominent...
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the indefinite suspension of the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Mr Adebayo Somefun. A statement by the Ministry of Labour and Employment on Thursday stated that four directors of the...
The Kano State Government has asked all civil servants to resume duties on Monday, July 6. Governor Umar Ganduje made this known during the state’s Task Force on ‪COVID-19 press briefing at the Government House on Thursday. ‪Ganduje also announced the...
Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, wife of Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for Coronavirus, SaharaReporters can confirm. This is coming barely two days after her husband was confirmed to have contracted the virus. A source in the government confirmed the...
One of the major reasons why the Central Bank of Nigeria has prevented financial institutions in the country from paying United States dollars to persons receiving money from friends and family members based overseas has been uncovered. According to documents...
Siaka Oyibo, one of the aides to Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello is dead. This was disclosed in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Communication in the state, Kingsley Fanwo. Oyibo died at the age of 69 on Thursday. The...
Advocacy group, Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, has written a petition to the leadership of the National Assembly for expeditious action on the planned probe exercise of the Niger Delta Development Commission. The group alleged that verifiable available records at...
Your Excellency, Please sir, I will like to seek your kind clarification on a burning issue on behalf of other Lagosians. Is Epe still part of Lagos State? If it is sir, why has the road leading to Epe from Lagos been...
The Independent National Electoral Commission in the state has announced the suspension of the Continuous Voters Registration exercise ahead of the October 10 governorship election in the state.  Mr Rufus Akeju, Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, who made the...
The Civil Liberties Organisation has threatened legal action against the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, over the silence on the killing of seven policemen attached to Bayelsa State Police Command. Addressing a press conference in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital,...
Nigeria's leading anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre), has raised questions concerning the award of N30bn contract to a Nigerian company. HEDA had obtained details indicating that the Central Bank of Nigeria awarded a contract to...
The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy has restated its call for an honest implementation of the Federal Government's whistleblower blower policy as a way of ensuring the success of the war against corruption.  The centre highlighted fair and...
Our leaders are not worried about our educational system since none of their wards patronise our secondary and tertiary institutions. They send them abroad for the best education through our patrimony and allow our own education to die. Comradeship is...