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The Federal Government  says the current drop in electricity generation was a result of the partial shutdown of the Oben gas plant for the repair of critical gas processing equipment. A statement on Saturday by Media Spokesperson of the Ministry of Power, Isa Sanusi, said the plant was shut down to address the repair of critical gas processing […]

Northern governors from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) , have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to limit his search for a successor to southern presidential aspirants. In a statement on Saturday, the governors appealed to all northern aspirants to withdraw from presidential primaries of the APC  for  national interest and allow only the aspirants […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all presidential aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to consult among themselves, build consensus and produce a formidable candidate for the party before its primary election between June 6-8, 2022. The President spoke on Saturday night when he met with  all the presidential aspirants of the APC, […]

Jigawa State governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has announced his withdrawal from the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). His media aide, Auwalu Sankara, said his principals decision followed his great concern for  national interest The governor was one of 13th presidential aspirants cleared by the screening committee of the party. His withdrawal  was […]

Northern governors from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) , have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to limit his search for a successor to southern presidential aspirants. In a statement on Saturday, the governors appealed to all northern aspirants to withdraw from presidential primaries of the APC  for  national interest and allow only the aspirants […]

Angry mob at the Federal Housing Estate of Lugbe, a satellite town in Abuja have reportedly stoned and set ablaze a member of a vigilante group over alleged blasphemy. The incident occurred on Saturday at about 1pm,  when members of the local security network, guarding the Timber shed market of the estate were on the […]

Bauchi State govenor,  Bala Mohammed has been elected as the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 governorship election in the state. Mohammed was unopposed in the rescheduled exercise which held on Saturday. According to Murtala Damagum, returning officer and chairman of the governorship primary election committee, the governor polled all 646 […]

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the party may punish former  governor of Lagos State and  presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, over his utterances about President Muhammadu Buhari few days ago. APC national chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, disclosed while briefing journalists at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Saturday. Recall […]

President Muhammadu Buhari says any decision to be taken by ECOWAS leaders on the political situations in Burkina Faso, Mali and Guinea must consider the victims of unconstitutional changes of government and the adverse consequences of isolation on them. The President spoke on Saturday in Accra, Ghana at the 6th Extraordinary Session of the Authority […]

Ahead of the presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for next week, President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with the presidential aspirants of  the party on Saturday night. The meeting is slated for 8pm at the presidential villa, Abuja Sources familiar with the development, said the President is  expected to communicate his preferred […]

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A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, restrained the Ondo State House of Assembly from impeaching the Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, over alleged gross misconduct. Justice Emeka Nwite, in a ruling shortly after Aiyedatiwa’s counsel, Kayode Adewusi, moved the ex-parte motion to the effect. The judge also restrained Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu from nominating a new […]

The Federa Government has described as misleading the allegation by the Zamfara State Government that it is in secret negotiation with terrorists in the state DIPLOMATIC DIARY had on Monday reported that the Zamfara State Government demanded urgent investigation into alleged secret negotiations between some Federal Government agencies engaged in negotiations with bandits without seeking […]

The Senate will on Tuesday screen former Chairman of the Board of Citi Bank Nigeria, Dr Olayemi Cardoso, for the position of Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The senate will also screen four nominees for the positions of CBN Deputy Governors, who will join forces with Cardoso to steer the affairs of […]

Perez Medcare Hospital, where singer Ilerioluwa Aloba aka MohBad was allegedly taken to, has said the singer was brought in dead at the hospital. In the statement shared on its Instagram page on Monday night, the hospital  debunked rumours that the singer was admitted into the hospital. The statement partly read, “The attention of the management of […]

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday 27th September as Public Holiday in commemoration of this year’s Eid-ul-Maulid celebration. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Oluwatoyin Akinlade in a statement said the minister, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo who made the declaration in Abuja congratulated all Muslim faithful both home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this […]

In a bid to improve efficiency and reduce cost per barrel, the Federal Government yesterday signed a deal with oil and gas industry operators that would reduce the contracting cycle to not more than 180 working days. A statement by NNPC Limited disclosed that a Memorandum of Understanding to this effect was signed in Abuja […]

The Russian Interior Ministry on Monday added the president of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Piotr Hofmanski, to its wanted list for unspecified reasons. “Hofmanski Piotr Jozef, Polish. Wanted under an article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation”, the Interior Ministry said in a notice on Monday. Earlier this year, the ministry added […]

 The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal has affirmed the victory of  Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the March 18th gubernitorial election in the State.  A three-member panel of Justices led by Justice Arum Ashom, declared Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the duly elected governor, after dismissing the two petitions filed by the governorship candidates of the […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is organising a mock accreditation exercise in 27 polling units across three states where off-circle governorship elections are scheduled for later this year. The exercise which is to test run the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) ahead of the election would be conducted in the three states on Saturday, […]

The Federal Government on Monday unveiled the programs of scheduled events to mark Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Anniversary, on October 1. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume, unveiled the programs during a press conference at the National Press Centre, Radio House, Abuja on Monday. Akume emphasised the nation’s unbroken democratic journey […]