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Abuja base lawyer seeks court order to block Buhari from swearing-in ministers

The Federal High Court, Abuja will on Monday deliver its ruling in a suit, seeking to stop the inauguration of the 43 ministerial nominees by President Muhammadu Buhari over the exclusion of...

Abia North : Ohuabunwa debunks kalu’s claims over FG’s erosion intervention

Says over 4 billion already captured in Ecological fund Senator Mao Ohuabunwa (PDP), has refuted claims by Senator Orji Uzor Kalu (APC), that the Federal Government was set to...

Our Priority Investments In Infrastructure Paying Off – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s investment in infrastructure like rails, roads, bridges and waterways have started yielding positive results with tangible evidence for all to see. Speaking at...

Atiku’s Lawyer, One Other Arraign by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, wednesday arraigned Mr Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, associate and son inlaw of Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. Few weeks back, the anti graft...

We only enjoy 24hrs power supply when you return home – Daura leaders tells...

President Muhammadu Buhari Community leaders in the five local government areas under Daura emirate yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari that they only enjoy 24 hours power supply when he returns home.

Abia Speaker Condoles with Ekeke over Death of Wife, Two Children

Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Orji MNSE, has condoled with Hon Adiele Ekeke, a Commissioner at the Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ASOPADEC) and a...

Ebonyi Governor Umahi Proscribes IPOB Activities In Ebonyi

Governor of Ebonyi State has Proscribed activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the state says he will no longer tolerate them any more. In a statement...

Bobrisky Arrest: Wike lied – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has denied the claim of Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike about the arrest of River’s most wanted criminal, Bobrisky. Contrary to the statement credited to the governor, Nigerian Army...

Civil War: Gowon’s prayers waste, must beg Igbo for genocide – Fani-Kayode

Controversial Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has said the various prayer of former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon conducted in various season remains a waste if he does not apologise to the...

Nigeria ‘Is Strong, Moving On, Nothing Is Collapsing’ – Garba Shehu Insists

President Buhari Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has rejected claims by a former Minister of Education, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, that Nigeria is heading towards the threshold of...

Violent extremism is the greatest challenge facing Islam – Buhari

President Buhari in his Eid-el-Kabir message to Muslims, stated that the greatest challenge facing Islam is violent extremism.  Admonishing Muslims to keep off from teachings that promote violence against innocent people,...

Presidency gives reason on why Yemi Osinbajo’s Twitter account was unverified; Nigerians react

The Presidency has finally revealed why Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's Twitter account was unverified today August 10, including why his profile picture and header image were also taken down.  Recall...

I was forced by police to sign letter countering my rape case against Pastor...

Busola Dakolo has raised an alarm of being forced at gun point by the police to sign a letter countering her rape allegations against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo.  Timi Dakolo's...

FG declares Monday and Tuesday public holidays

The Nigerian government has declared Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th August as public holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-il-Kabir celebrations. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior Georgina Ehuriah, made...

Senate President Ahmed Lawan’s office releases official portrait and how to address him

Office of the Senate President has released his official portrait and also stated how Ahmad Lawan should be addressed officially. An email from the Senate President’s Media Office reads;

BREAKNG: Police arrest suspected killers of Enugu Catholic priest

The Enugu state police command have arrested suspected killers of Catholic priest, Rev Fr Paul Offu. Offu was murdered by some men along the Ihe-Agbudu Road in Awgu on Thursday night, August...

Sowore’s arrest: Nigerians call out President Buhari

The hashtag #FreeSowore is the number trending topic on Nigerian Twitter at the moment and it comes after the arrest of human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore by operatives of...

Eedris Abudulkareem speaks against the arrest of Omoyele Sowore

Veteran Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem has spoken out against the arrest of Omoyele Sowore by operatives of DSS over his planned protest scheduled for Monday, August 5th. According to...

Omoyele Sowore arrested by DSS

Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters, has been arrested by men of the Department of State Security, DSS. According to reports by Sahara Reporters, Omoyele was arrested in...

Nigerians savagely replies Buhari after he said This

Instead of President buhari's tweets being treated with respect and attention, President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet have received lot's of savage responses from Nigerians. Newzandar understand that the President tweets...

We have removed 5 million Nigerians from poverty- President Buhari

President Buhari has said that his government through its National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), has in three years, lifted no fewer than 5 million Nigerians out of extreme poverty. The president...

Nigeria’s foreign policy should include utilising Nigerians in Diaspora – UN ex-top official

Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has advised the Federal Government to make war against terrorism one of its priorities in the country’s foreign policy.

Buhari speaks on Almajiri system of education

President Buhari blamed the State Governments for Almajiri system of education while playing host to members of the Progressives in Academics at the State House in Abuja on Tuesday. According to...

BREAKING: Suspected Jukun militias invade Federal University, Wukari

Reaching us has it that the Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, has been temporarily shutdown following the protest that greeted the killing of two students and a lecturer of the institution.

BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks APC federal lawmaker

An All Progressives Congress, APC, House of Representatives member, representing Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa State, Mustapha Usman, has been sacked by the Supreme Court. A five-man...

BREAKING: Ex-NULGE chairman, Jimoh Olumoye kidnapped in Edo

A former chairman of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Alhaji Jimoh Olumoye in Akoko-Edo branch, has been kidnapped on his way to farm. Alhaji Olumoye was...

Ministerial screening: Dino Melaye reveals how Buhari caused problems for lawmakers

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has made the ministerial screenings difficult, because he did not submit the nominees’ names with their portfolios.

How we merged to defeat PDP in 2015 – President Buhari speaks in new...

President Buhari talked about some 'behind the scene' incidents that led to defeat of the People's Democratic Party in the 2015  election, in a book written by the Director-General of Progressive Governors Forum...

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. A Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Mahmoud Gumi, yesterday warned that the current security situation was capable of dividing...

Bayelsa guber: Obasanjo plotting to choose Dickson’s successor – Kpodoh

A former Security Adviser to the Bayelsa State Government, Chief Perekeme Kpodoh, has dismissed as ‘unacceptable’ the alleged consultation meeting by some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with the former...

Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) on Friday released the result of the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination...

What Buhari said about his govt’s efforts on security, economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Economic and Recovery Growth Plan launched by his administration in 2017 is creating the enabling environment for growth, security and economic revival.

Imo: Govt uncovers warehouse Okorocha’s family allegedly kept looted properties [Photos]

Reaching Newzandar has it that Jasper Ndubuaku-led Imo State Committee on the Recovery of Moveable Assets belonging to the State Government, have made a breakthrough on their job, Newzandar reports.

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Pandemonium broke out at the Ondo State House of Assembly Complex on Thursday following the appearance of three snakes at...

Buhari, three governors, others jet out of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday, depart Nigeria for Monrovia, Liberia, to attend the 172nd Independence anniversary celebrations of the country, Newzandar reports. Buhari will attend the ceremony as...

Imo: Okorocha reacts to EFCC’s sealing of properties, links Gov. Ihedioha

Rochas Okorocha, Imo West Senator, has reacted to the sealing of some properties belonging to him and his family by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. EFCC had...

Abuja airport flooded, flights to nation’s capital cancelled [VIDEO]

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, is currently flooded. The flood has affected the front stretch of the arrival and departure area. This followed a heavy...

Ihedioha speaks on ‘ordering’ EFCC to seal Okorocha’s foundation

Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has reacted to the sealing of property belonging to his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha and his family members by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Reno Omokri writes Buhari open letter

Reno Omokri has asked President Buhari to release detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, just the way he released repentant Boko Haram members. In an...

BREAKING: Buhari swears in Tanko Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Justice Mohammad Tanko as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN. Mohammad, who was sworn in on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja,...

Buhari govt under attack over death of Channels Tv Reporter, Precious Owolabi

President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has come under attack over the death of Precious Owolabi, the Channels TV reporter, shot during the clash between the police and Shiite protesters in Abuja on Monday.

Presidency speaks on security collapse, blames previous administrations

The Presidency says it disagrees with the assumption in certain quarters that there is a security collapse in Nigeria, Newzandar reports. President Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, while speaking on a Channels...

Stop rewarding ‘indicted’ VCs with appointments – ASUU warns Buhari

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against compensating some persons who have been allegedly indicted in the past, with federal appointments. ASUU, in...

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu has said that there is no...

Jonathan’s N300m jewelries allegedly stolen by workers and relatives

Domestic workers and relatives of Goodluck Jonathan are currently under investigation over stolen valuables including jewelries worth over N300m belonging to the former President.  One of the suspects and...

AFCON 2019: Osinbajo sends message to Super Eagles

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated bronze-winning Super Eagles over their outstanding performance at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations’ (AFCON) in Egypt. Osinbajo gave the message during the...

Atiku vs Buhari: PDP still confident of victory – Peter Obi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice Presidential Candidate in the last election, Mr. Peter Obi, says the party still has the chances of taking over the reigns of power in the country.

The Igbos have produced more US dollar multimillionaires – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri via his Instagram page, extolled the Igbo race. In his post, Reno said the Igbos are an enterprising ethnic Nationality Africans should study. He wrote

Just In: Presidency to verify Gov. Makinde’s source of wealth

An anti-corruption agency under the Presidency, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has said it will verify the N48 billion worth of assets declared by the newly inaugurated Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo...

This is not the time to play deaf – Soyinka warns Buhari over Obasanjo’s...

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has told President Muhammadu Buhari, that he cannot ignore the four-page open letter addressed to him, by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday. Obasanjo,...