Buhari Congratulates Ethiopia Prime Minister After Nobel Peace Prize Win

Ethiopia’s prime minister was on Friday named winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, recognised for his peacemaking efforts which ended two decades of hostility with longtime enemy Eritrea. Though Africa’s youngest leader still faces big challenges, he has in under two years in power begun political and economic reforms that promise a better life […]

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Why Buhari didn’t hand over to Osinbajo when he travelled in April

President Buhari said it is not constitutionally compulsory for him to hand over power to the Vice President. President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he didn’t hand over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, when he travelled to the United Kingdom on a private visit from April 25 to May 5, 2019. The president said […]

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Miyetti Allah endorses Yahaya Bello for second term

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has adopted Gov. Yahaya Bello as its candidate for the forthcoming Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi state. The National Organising Secretary of the group, Alhaji Aliyu Saleh, who made the declaration at a news conference in Lokoja on Saturday, directed Fulani in the state to […]

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Buhari removes Festus Keyamo as Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs

Festus Keyamo, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) who was initially announced as the minister of state for Niger Delta affairs, is now the minister of state for labour and employment. According to a statement issued on Tuesday by Willie Bassey, director of information at the office of secretary to the government of the federation, […]

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How I Was Maltreated In DSS Detention – Sowore

The co-convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr.Omoyele Sowore, who has been in the detention of the Department of State Services (DSS) since August 3, 2019, has accused the DSS of maltreating him. The National Legal Adviser of African Action Congress (AAC), the political party on whose platform Sowore contested the presidential race in this year’s general […]

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You’re too small to diminish me, Peter Obi tells Ngige

The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February general elections, Mr. Peter Obi,  has said the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige cannot diminish him. He said Ngige’s achievement as the governor of Anambra State was too little to erase his (Obi’s)  achievements and reputation before the people of  […]

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Pastor Tunde Bakare declares himself Nigeria’s next president

A video of senior pastor and founder of Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, with claims that he will be Nigeria’s next president has been widely shared on social media platforms and media reports as a recent video. Two separate reports published on Monday, 23 by news platforms, Vanguard and Legit, claimed that the politician pastor […]

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Only people with degree in stupidity will leave PDP for APC – Dino Melaye

Controversial Senator, Dino Melaye has said that it is only compound fools and people with degree in stupidity who will leave the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Melaye said APC would certainly be defeated in the November 2019 governorship election. “Only compound fools and people with degree in stupidity will […]

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Presidential Tribunal: Reno Omokri cries out

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the Presidential Election Tribunal judgment that dismissed the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate Atiku Abubakar challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election. Saga Gist reported earlier that the Justice Mohammed Garba,-led Tribunal dismissed Atiku and PDP petition in its entirety. Omokri […]

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Mugabe’s Body Arrives Home From Singapore

 A crowd of thousands of Harare residents grew suddenly, eerily silent Wednesday afternoon as an unmarked plane rolled slowly down the tarmac, bringing home the body of the man who many consider the father of Zimbabwe. The flag-draped casket carrying the body of former President Robert Mugabe was somberly welcomed in Harare by top officials, […]

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Plea for pardon: Resign now, PDP tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said having reviewed the video of the media interview by the Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, President Muhammadu Buhari should immediately vacate his seat following the alleged admission that he (Buhari) does not possess a West African Examination Council, WAEC, certificate, “contrary to his claims and […]

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We’ll publish names of politicians sponsored into office by ‘Yahoo Boys’ —EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has raised the alarm over its findings that some internet fraudsters had funded some politicians into elective positions. The agency also vowed to release names of such politicians and their internet scammer sponsors. The Zonal Head of EFCC, Port Harcourt Zone, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, disclosed this on Tuesday in Port […]

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Nigerian Workers Will Suffer If South African Businesses Are Attacked – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described as deeply disturbing the reports that some Nigerians, angered […]

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Governor of Kano State declares Monday work-free to mark Islamic New Year

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has  declared Monday 2nd Muharram 1441 AH (2nd September 2019) as Work -Free day in the State. A statement signed by Abba Wada Waziri, Permanent secretary Establishment, for Head of Service, explained that the holiday was in commemoration of the new Islamic calendar marking the 1st Day of Muharram […]

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Abia pensioners protest non payment of 32 months pension

Dressed in all-black, the retirees bemoaned that the state government had abandoned them to die in hundreds, after serving  the state with their lives. In  a release made available to newsmen during the protest, the retirees led by Deacon Amaugo Daniel (chairman) and Chief Okezie Emeka (secretary) for the Concerned Abia Pensioners, they also alleged […]

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Okorocha under arrest

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha on Thursday ordered a citizen’s arrest against Sen. Rochas Okorocha, over alleged assault on a government official, Mr Jasper Ndubuaku. The Secretary to State Government (SSG), Mr Uche Onyeaguocha, gave The order came after the Chairman of the Recovery of Government Properties, Mr Jasper Ndubuaku, was allegedly assaulted at Okorocha’s residence. The SSG to the governor, Uche Onyeaguocha, […]

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I Used My Money Run Abia For Six Months – Orji Kalu

Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia State, told a Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday that he ran the state for six months with money from his own pocket. He said the monthly allocation of Abia State when he took over in June 1999 was N168 million, and that it was hovering […]

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Gov Ihedioha appointed suspect on FBI list into his inauguration committee

Chika Odionyenma, one of the persons on FBI’s 77-man list of suspected Nigerian fraudsters, was appointed into the inauguration committee of Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state TheCable reports.` Reactions have since trailed the FBI list, Thursday, when the agency disclosed that many Nigerians were under investigation in connection with one of the largest scams in US […]

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Okorocha’s Closest Ally Among 77 Nigerians Nabbed By FBI

The embattled former governor of Imo state may have murky waters to contend with viral images which has him spotted with his closest ally and recently nabbed Nigerian fraudster by the Federal investigation bureau, Los Angeles. The list of Nigerians arrest in the United states of America was published on Thursday, in that list is […]

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Presidential tribunal: Buhari wins in court

The Presidential Election Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 election. NAN reports that the HDP prayed the tribunal to set aside the presidential election of Feb. 23 on the grounds that INEC did not follow conditions in […]

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