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The Governorship Election Will Not Hold In This Seven States

The governorship election will not hold in seven states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) The affected states, Anambra, Bayelsa, Edo, Ekiti, Kogi, Ondo and Osun,...

President Buhari has dismissed the allegation that he is forcing voters to elect candidates...

The President dismissed the claim in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.  The President described the claim as baseless, noting that at...

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

Good morning! Newzandar has gathered today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the joint report of the International Republic Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic...

Alleged exams malpractice: We did not see Adeleke in the exam hall – Witnesses...

Two witnesses in the ongoing trial of Senator Ademola Adeleke on a seven-count amended charge bordering on examination malpractice, Wednesday told the Federal High Court Abuja that they did not see the...

Buhari reacts to Onnoghen’s conviction, sack as CJN

The Presidency has insisted that the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special...

INEC Fixes Date Date For Supplementary Elections In Remaining States

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), has fixed march 23, for the supplementary elections in the remaining six states declared inconclusive. This information was made available through a statement signed...

Election In Kogi LG postponed – INEC Gives Reasons

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has postponed the state House of Assembly election across Mopamuro Local Government Area of Kogi State. The Electoral Officer, Mopamuro LGA, Mr Opanachi...

BREAKING: President Buhari speaks on the 5th anniversary of Chibok girls abductions, See what...

President Buhari has reminded the parents of the school girls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State that he has still not forgotten their daughters who were kidnapped from their dormitory five years...

Nigeria Have Witnessed Another Fraudulent Election – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said the country have witnessed yet another fraudulent election. He made this statement through his twitter page.

We are never going to give you certificate of return – INEC again tells...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday cleared air on its decision to withhold certificate of return from Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo and three others. Newzandar reports

Wizkid Trends On Social Media As Fans Celebrates #WORLDWIZKIDSDAY

Nigerian young Afro pop star Wizkid rates 2nd trend with harsh tag #Worldwizkidday on social media twitter as his fans lists his achievements on the ‘World Wizkid Day’. The...

Nigeria ranked sixth most miserable country in the world – Forbes

An economist from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, US, Steve Hanke, has ranked Nigeria as the sixth most miserable country in the world.  The ranking is titled, Hanke’s Annual Misery Index 2018:...

APC Crisis: Atiku Speaks On Okorocha Leaving APC

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has stated that his counterpart from Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has not dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking on Channels TV, the...

Senate Committee approves 30k as new minimum wage and 75k as penalty for non...

Senator Shehu Sani has just confirmed that the 'senate Committee on New National Minimum wage met yesterday and approved the new national minimum wage bill;30k as minimum wage and 75k as penalty...

Kano guber: Why we cancelled results in some polling units – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the cancellation of results in some units located within some Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kano State was due to violence and over voting.

Leah Sharibu: We can disclose measures taken to free Dapchi schoolgirl from Boko Haram...

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that a lot was being done to free Leah Sharibu, the abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, from her captors.

Bad roads not cause of accidents on highways –Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that injuries and avoidable accidents that occur on highways are not always due to bad roads as claimed by many Nigerian...

The re-arrest order on Nnamdi Kanu will cause chaos In South-East – Ohaneze Ndigbo

The youth wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo says the re-arrest order against Nnamdi Kanu would lead to the destabilization of peace in the region.   The group made reference to the "previous...

President Buhari issues fresh order to Nigerian Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, in Abuja urged State Governors to “enforce very vigorously” free and compulsory basic education for every child of primary and junior secondary school age. This...

Buhari: Saraki Eyes Kwara Ministerial Position

If feelers seeping out from the Kwara State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is anything to go, there is a titanic battle currently ongoing between two of the state’s prominent people...

You’re a pastor, stop lying; Nigeria not safe -Afenifere tackles Osinbajo

The Pan Yoruba Socio-political group, Afenifere, has carpeted Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over his claim that the ongoing insecurity in the country particularly kidnapping and banditry were being exaggerated by Nigerians.

Ohanaeze youth demand immediate sack of Fulani gatemen in Igboland

Following the plan of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, to establish vigilante group in the Southeast region, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council worldwide on Sunday demanded an immediate sack...

ASUU strike continues as meeting between FG and lecturers end in deadlock

The end to the four-month old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU), is not in sight as the reconciliatory  meeting between the Federal Government and the striking lecturers which held on...

#Atiku vs Buhari: PDP refuses to sign presidential election’s result

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday refused to sign the result sheet of the Presidential election which was announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja.

BREAKING: IGP has ordered speedy and comprehensive investigation over Gombe killings

The force spokesperson, Frank Mba, made this known on Monday, April 22. Mba said the commissioner of police in the state had visited the scene of the accident for an on-the-spot assessment...

BREAKING: Olowo of Owo, Oba Olateru-Olagbegi is dead

Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, CFR, is dead,Oba Folagbade who died in the early hours of Wednesday was born on June 26, 1941, Newzandar reports. Oba Folagbade was...

Unknown gunmen invade Okorocha’s home

The country home of the immediate past Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, was on Friday night raided by unknown gunmen, suspected to be hired assassins, The Nation reports. The...

#Buhari vs Atiku: INEC announces winner of Ondo elections

The results were announced by the Returning Officer for the State in the presence of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, party agents and observers in Abuja...

What Goodluck Jonathan told me about Buhari – Reno Omokri reveals

Reno Omokri, a former presidential spokesman has revealed what ex-president Goodluck Jonathan told him to do to President Muhammadu Buhari. Omokri, who has been a staunch critic of Buhari...

Rivers Election: Live Results from State Collation Centre [Details]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday resumed collation of result of Rivers State governorship poll. The commission had suspended the process on March 10, 2019, due to...

2019 Election: We didn’t endorse Atiku – Ohaneze Ndigbo

John Nnia Nwodo, President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied endorsing Alhaji Atiku Abubarka, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the...

Five Important Things To Know About Onnoghen’s Conviction

The Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja on Thursday convicted Justice Walter Onnoghen, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) for false and non-assets declaration leveled against him by the Federal Government.

Result Of Abia Central Senatorial District Has Been Revealed

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Sen. Theodore Orji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the winner of Abia Central Senatorial election. Orji polled 55,461 votes to...

2019 General elections as an expensive joke — Femi Falana describes

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has described the 2019 general elections as an ‘expensive joke’. Falana, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, urged Nigerians to...

2019 Election: PDP’s Yusuf Mugu finally wins in Kaduna

Dr Yusuf Mugu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has finally won the Kaura seat at the Kaduna State House of Assembly after two unsuccessful attempts Mugu contested for...

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...

Drone photos reveal the devastating scale of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire

These drone photos captured by Lana Sator reveal the devastating scale of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire. The ancient Cathedral in Paris went up in flames on Monday afternoon and efforts to...

Buhari Sends ‘Strong Warning’ To Nigerian Celebrities

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a “strong warning” to all Nigerian celebrities to stop using him for comedy. Newzandar reports that the President gave the warning in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, on...

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: INEC declares Enugu guber result without APC candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday announced the result of the governorship election held in Enugu State with no mention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate.

Full text of President Buhari’s address to Nigerians ahead of this weekend’s governorship and...

President Buhari has addressed Nigerians ahead of the second and final phase of the 2019 general elections which comes up on Saturday, March 9, with Nigerians voting for governors and members of...

Boko Haram no longer efficient, we have depreciated its efficacy – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, the information minister, gave the government’s position when he featured on a live TVC News programme, “This Morning,” monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

BREAKING: President Buhari finally signs Minimum Wage Bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed the National Minimum Wage Bill into law. The new national minimum wage had earlier been passed by the National Assembly.

FEC approves N977.7m for N-Power beneficiaries, lists areas to be affected

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved the total of sum of N977.7 million for the N-Creative and N-Tech trainings to empower 3,500 beneficiaries in Northern and Southern Nigeria, respectively.

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

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Governor Nyesom Wike as the winner of the March 9 Governorship election in...

New minimum wage: Nigerian governors get warning

Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum on Sunday advised Nigerian governors against giving excuses not to pay the new minimum. A statement signed by its Secretary-General, Mr Akin Malaolu, said this...

Nigeria worse than during civil war – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented over the current state of disunity in Nigeria. Obasanjo said that Nigeria was not as divided as this during the civil war in...

[BREAKING] Defection: Saraki, Dogara May Be Removed Before Tenure Expiration

A Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday, adjourned until April 30, a suit seeking the sack of Senate President, Bukola Saraki , Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and 52 other lawmakers.

Abia Decides: APC, APGA calls for cancellation of result

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Sunday called for the cancellation of the Abia governorship poll. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

#Buhari vs Atiku: Observers release report

A transparency organisation, Connected Development (CODE) on Thursday, urged appropriate authorities to investigate all allegations of violence and cases of violent acts, during the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, in accordance with...