HEADLINES

  • Extension of officers’ service: Service Chiefs commit no illegality - DHQ
  • Osinbajo vows to deal with Perpetrators of Taraba killings, orders deployment of forces
  • Live in peace with one another, Ishaku tells Taraba warring communities
  • APC Governors want 'true federalism and proper restructuring of Nigeria'
  • Melaye: INEC to verify petitioners’ signatures on recall July 3
  • Giwa defects to PDP, says 'i have opted to go with the majority'

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Appeal against CCT ruling will be another exercise in futility, says Saraki

Appeal against CCT ruling will be another exercise in futility, says Saraki

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The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has reiterated his earlier position that he remained unperturbed by the fe..

Don't let political affiliations tear us apart, Obaseki tells Nigerians

Don't let political affiliations tear us apart, Obaseki tells Nigerians

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Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki has urged Nigerians, especially politicians, not to compromise the unity of Nigeria by s..

I see a Nigeria where the Igbo or Ijaw man can live peacefully in Sokoto - Osinbajo

I see a Nigeria where the Igbo or Ijaw man can live peacefully in Sokoto - Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigerians can build a new nation built on trust, consensus and love..

Wherever you're in the country is home, you're safe and secured, DHQ tells Nigerians

Wherever you're in the country is home, you're safe and secured, DHQ tells Nigerians

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The Defence Headquarters on Friday assured Nigerians that their lives and property are safe and secured wherever they..

APC Governors want 'true federalism and proper restructuring of Nigeria'

APC Governors want 'true federalism and proper restructuring of Nigeria'

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Governors of All Progressives Congress, APC controlled states, are backing restructuring and true federalism as a way..

Extension of officers’ service: Service Chiefs commit no illegality - DHQ

Extension of officers’ service: Service Chiefs commit no illegality - DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters says the Service Chiefs of the Armed Forces of Nigeria have not committed any illegality in ..

Live in peace with one another, Ishaku tells Taraba warring communities

Live in peace with one another, Ishaku tells Taraba warring communities

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Taraba Governor, Darius Ishaku, has appealed to the people of Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna Local Government Area to e..

Osinbajo vows to deal with Perpetrators of Taraba killings, orders deployment of forces

Osinbajo vows to deal with Perpetrators of Taraba killings, orders deployment of forces

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The Acting President,Yemi Osinbajo, has ordered police reinforcement, deployment of extra military battalion and pers..

Hate speeches: Osinbajo deserves commendation from Nigerians - PDP

Hate speeches: Osinbajo deserves commendation from Nigerians - PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commended Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on steps he had taken to douse tensio..

Don't condone careless use of words and expressions, Osinbajo warns Governors

Don't condone careless use of words and expressions, Osinbajo warns Governors

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said state governors must safeguard the lives and properties of all ..

We are not going anywhere, Igbo in the North fire back at Arewa youths

We are not going anywhere, Igbo in the North fire back at Arewa youths

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The President General of Igbo in the 19 Northern states and Abuja, Chikezie Nwogwu, said no Igbo would leave the Nort..

We'll arrest those behind Igbo quit notice no matter how long, vows el-Rufai

We'll arrest those behind Igbo quit notice no matter how long, vows el-Rufai

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Kaduna Governor, Nasir el-Ruai has vowed that no matter how long it takes, the state government will arrest and prose..

Speak up against hate speech, Osinbajo tells Northern traditional rulers

Speak up against hate speech, Osinbajo tells Northern traditional rulers

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday met with Northern traditional rulers and charged them to always speak ..

Former Benue Governor, Suswam in court over diversion of N9.79bn

Former Benue Governor, Suswam in court over diversion of N9.79bn

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The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the former Benue Governor, Gabriel Suswam and two others who were..

 You must not allow technicalities to stand in the way of justice, Onnoghen tells Judges

You must not allow technicalities to stand in the way of justice, Onnoghen tells Judges

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has cautioned judges against allowing technicalities to stand in..

FG as presently constituted is too big, it doesn’t make sense - Ekweremadu

FG as presently constituted is too big, it doesn’t make sense - Ekweremadu

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The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, says the functions of the federal government as currently constit..

Payment of salaries and pension our top priority - FG

Payment of salaries and pension our top priority - FG

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Amid pressure to improve spending on capital projects to bridge the infrastructure deficit in the country, the federa..

Osinbajo to churches: Talk more about honesty, stop honouring thieves

Osinbajo to churches: Talk more about honesty, stop honouring thieves

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has urged religious leaders in the country to partner the federal government in t..

There will be great consequences for promoters of hate speeches - Murray-Bruce

There will be great consequences for promoters of hate speeches - Murray-Bruce

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Ben Murray-Bruce, representing the Bayelsa East Senatorial District at the Senate, says the National Assembly will so..

 Hate speeches: We'll stop at nothing to deal with any group found culpable - DSS

Hate speeches: We'll stop at nothing to deal with any group found culpable - DSS

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned all ethnic groups in the country against misinformation and hate sp..

Those calling for Biafra before, now sing new tune after building palaces - Osinbajo

Those calling for Biafra before, now sing new tune after building palaces - Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday attributed the current ethnic and regional tensions in the country to t..

We'll meet Biafra agitators with force, Osinbajo tells South-East traditional rulers

We'll meet Biafra agitators with force, Osinbajo tells South-East traditional rulers

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has warned that Biafra agitators and the Northern youth groups that issued q..

 Ikpeazu sacks commissioners in Abia

Ikpeazu sacks commissioners in Abia

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Abia Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has dissolved the state Executive Council.

The dissolution was contained in ..

FG to boost security at Nigeria's borders

FG to boost security at Nigeria's borders

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The federal government is to deploy more personnel, border patrol vehicles and technological gadgets to boost securit..

Wars are not started by bullets, they are started by words of mouth - Minister

Wars are not started by bullets, they are started by words of mouth - Minister

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Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has admonished those beating drums of war through hate speeches and..

There are several people working in NDDC with forged certificates, says FG

There are several people working in NDDC with forged certificates, says FG

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The federal government has ordered investigation into educational qualification of members of staff of the Niger Delt..

Speculations as Osinbajo meets Emir of Kano behind closed door

Speculations as Osinbajo meets Emir of Kano behind closed door

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met behind closed door with the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, i..

You know we have powers to tinker with the Budget, Senate replies Osinbajo

You know we have powers to tinker with the Budget, Senate replies Osinbajo

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The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Thursday vowed that the Senate and indeed the Legislature would not con..

War will not do anyone any good, it hardly ends, Osinbajo tells South-East leaders

War will not do anyone any good, it hardly ends, Osinbajo tells South-East leaders

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met with South-East governors and other leaders of thought from the ..

Do not celebrate me, reflect on challenges of the nation, Saraki tells supporters

Do not celebrate me, reflect on challenges of the nation, Saraki tells supporters

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The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has described his almost two years long trial at the Code of Conduct Tribu..

CCT has given judgment, whether it is fair or not, only history will tell - Civil Societies

CCT has given judgment, whether it is fair or not, only history will tell - Civil Societies

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Partner for Electoral Reform, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), said Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s victor..

Saraki has been vindicated, case against him a distraction to governance - Senators

Saraki has been vindicated, case against him a distraction to governance - Senators

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Deputy Leader of the Senate, Bala Ibn N’Allah, said victory of President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, at the C..

Evidence against you was insufficient and washy, CCT tells Saraki

Evidence against you was insufficient and washy, CCT tells Saraki

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The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) ,on Wednesday in Abuja, discharged and acquitted the Senate President, Bukola Sara..

Our beauty is the mix of our colours, says Ekweremadu as Senate seeks one Nigeria

Our beauty is the mix of our colours, says Ekweremadu as Senate seeks one Nigeria

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The Senate on Wednesday urged Nigerians to desist from actions and utterances capable of jeopardising the corporate e..

Show more understanding with government, Al-Makura tells unpaid striking workers

Show more understanding with government, Al-Makura tells unpaid striking workers

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Nasarawa Governor, Tanko Al-Makura has appealed to striking workers in the state to “show more understanding wi..

We will meet you with force, Osinbajo warns promoters of hate speeches

We will meet you with force, Osinbajo warns promoters of hate speeches

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday began consultations with leaders of thought from the North and warned ..

Melaye calls for emergency rule in Kogi, blames Bello for kidnappings and killings

Melaye calls for emergency rule in Kogi, blames Bello for kidnappings and killings

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Dino Melaye, a Senator representing Kogi West has called for the declaration of a state-of-emergency in Kogi, saying ..

Stop agitating for Biafra, we are not ready for another civil war, Okorocha tells Igbo

Stop agitating for Biafra, we are not ready for another civil war, Okorocha tells Igbo

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Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha has advised Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to desist from agitating for secession, ..

Part of 2017 Budget will be financed by recovered looted funds - Presidency

Part of 2017 Budget will be financed by recovered looted funds - Presidency

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Okoi Obono-Obla, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecutions, has said that part of the 20..

Recall of Ademola, others by NJC premature, ill-timed and ill-fated, says Presidency

Recall of Ademola, others by NJC premature, ill-timed and ill-fated, says Presidency

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The Presidency has accused the National Judicial Council (NJC) of deliberate misrepresentation of the law and facts o..

Political elites at the forefront of agitations, says Osinbajo

Political elites at the forefront of agitations, says Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has attributed the agitation and social tension in the country primarily to hunge..

I will expose a lot of other issues in the 2017 Budget that will shock Nigerians - Jibrin

I will expose a lot of other issues in the 2017 Budget that will shock Nigerians - Jibrin

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The suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has been..

Budget: We have resolved to return to January to December fiscal year - Osinbajo

Budget: We have resolved to return to January to December fiscal year - Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has finally signed the 2017 Appropriation Bill of N7.44 trillion into law.

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Critics have written off Buhari as a failure, well, they have a right to do so - Tinubu

Critics have written off Buhari as a failure, well, they have a right to do so - Tinubu

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One of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu has used the occasion marking the annu..

There is threat by the words of men but God will keep Nigeria together - Okowa

There is threat by the words of men but God will keep Nigeria together - Okowa

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Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa on Sunday appealed to Nigerians to guide against provocative utterances that could lead..

Ortom is doing well and needs more time to consolidate his achievements - Obasanjo

Ortom is doing well and needs more time to consolidate his achievements - Obasanjo

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed Benue Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue for a second term.

Oba..

Nigeria is a colony of slaves presided over by born to rule slave masters - Fani-Kayode

Nigeria is a colony of slaves presided over by born to rule slave masters - Fani-Kayode

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Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, has said that the Arewa Youths and Arewa Consultative Forum want to us..

We are not afraid of anybody, we are better together than divided - Saraki

We are not afraid of anybody, we are better together than divided - Saraki

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki  on Saturday said  Nigeria would only attain greatness in unity.

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Our achievements are unprecedented in the history of our parliament - Dogara

Our achievements are unprecedented in the history of our parliament - Dogara

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The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said the Legislature had kept its promise to Nigerians with tra..

We appreciate your powers, we will not fight you, Osinbajo tells Lawmakers

We appreciate your powers, we will not fight you, Osinbajo tells Lawmakers

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, said the Executive would continue to engage the Legislature in line with democra..

Together, we have walked through the turbulence, Saraki tells Senators

Together, we have walked through the turbulence, Saraki tells Senators

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The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has reaffirmed Senate’s commitment to delivering a holistic legisla..

God did not make a mistake in putting Nigeria together, says Osinbajo

God did not make a mistake in putting Nigeria together, says Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, and Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari have called for more prayers and unity o..

Quit notice by Northern youths provocative and inciting -  Ohaneze Ndigbo

Quit notice by Northern youths provocative and inciting - Ohaneze Ndigbo

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The President-General, Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, has commended the federal government for condemning the ‘qui..

el-Rufai and Shettima are waiting for Buhari to die to seek Presidency - Arewa youths

el-Rufai and Shettima are waiting for Buhari to die to seek Presidency - Arewa youths

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The coalition of Northern groups which gave Igbo three month notice to quit northern Nigeria, the call was not a call..

Quit notice to Igbo by Northern youths: We are not part of it - Niger government

Quit notice to Igbo by Northern youths: We are not part of it - Niger government

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The Niger Government has distanced itself from the recent threat by 16 Northern youth groups for the Igbo ethnic grou..

Quit notice to Igbo by Northern youths: Reps alert security agencies

Quit notice to Igbo by Northern youths: Reps alert security agencies

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The House of Representatives has condemned the ultimatum by Coalition of Arewa Youths to Igbo to leave the Northern r..

Nobody can tamper with your freedom to reside where you choose to - el-Rufai

Nobody can tamper with your freedom to reside where you choose to - el-Rufai

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Kaduna Governor, Nasir el-Rufai has ordered the arrest of members of the Northern groups that gave the Igbo three-mon..

Quit notice to Igbo by Northern youths: We're on top of the game - FG

Quit notice to Igbo by Northern youths: We're on top of the game - FG

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The federal government has urged all well-meaning individuals and groups in the country to ignore all forms of threat..

Akwa Ibom Assembly reels out score card

Akwa Ibom Assembly reels out score card

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The Akwa Ibom House of Assembly said it passed six Executive Bills and 10 private member Bills within the last 24 mon..

Mind what you say on el-Zak Zaky, Buhari Media Group warns Falana

Mind what you say on el-Zak Zaky, Buhari Media Group warns Falana

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The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has called on Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria to desist from inciting..

Our administration is committed to finishing whatever we start, says Osinbajo

Our administration is committed to finishing whatever we start, says Osinbajo

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The federal government is promoting a new way of thinking and engagement that would secure the development of the Nig..

Please forgive Melaye, Adeyemi begs Bello

Please forgive Melaye, Adeyemi begs Bello

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Is the rift between Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello and Dino Melaye on the way to being resolved?

Smart Adeyemi..

Buhari did not leave Nigeria with any power vacuum, says Presidency

Buhari did not leave Nigeria with any power vacuum, says Presidency

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Garba Shehu, Presidential spokesman, has dismissed an article speculating that Nigeria faces imminent political and c..

Osotimehin's death came as a rude shock, a big loss to us all - Aisha Buhari

Osotimehin's death came as a rude shock, a big loss to us all - Aisha Buhari

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The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has expressed shock over the demise of Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive D..

I am shocked and profoundly saddened by the death of Osotimehin - Osinbajo

I am shocked and profoundly saddened by the death of Osotimehin - Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo says he is “shocked and profoundly saddened” on the death of Babatund..

Restructure your structure for effective zonal structure, Aregbesola tells Police

Restructure your structure for effective zonal structure, Aregbesola tells Police

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Osun Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has called for the decentralisation of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) through proper r..

I heard some people saying restoration of peace is not an achievement - Lalong

I heard some people saying restoration of peace is not an achievement - Lalong

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Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong has frowned at those discarding restoration of peace as achievement in the state addin..

Be extra vigilant against fake news by unscrupulous persons, Minister warns

Be extra vigilant against fake news by unscrupulous persons, Minister warns

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The federal government on Sunday said that it will not relent until it has exposed those behind the fake news phenome..

Youths in defence of Information Minister, say Fani-Kayode is uncouth, rude and crude

Youths in defence of Information Minister, say Fani-Kayode is uncouth, rude and crude

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Youth For Change NG, an umbrella group of youths committed to enthroning decency in politics, has berated Femi Fani-K..

We'll use all legal means to retrieve the N50.5bn you looted, Masari tells Shema

We'll use all legal means to retrieve the N50.5bn you looted, Masari tells Shema

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Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari has vowed to use all legal means to recover N50.5 billion allegedly looted by the imme..

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