The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong of shunning his duties as a leader of the state for personal pursuits. The party shared their concern while briefing journalists at the state secretariat of the party in Jos, the state capital. The party insisted that the activities of the […]
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Wednesday, dismissed a judgement of the National Industrial Court which ordered members of the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) to suspend their ongoing strike immediately. Justice Polycarp Hamman of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) had ordered striking lecturers to return to class, adding that […]
The first-degree result of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi has surfaced on social media. Best News Network reports that the former governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Oseloka Obaze took to the microblogging platform, Twitter on Wednesday to share a snap of the certificate, challenging […]
The chairman of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum (IECF), Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife has disclosed why he visited All Progressives Congress (APC) vice presidential candidate, Kashim Shettima in Borno State. Naija News recalls that there were controversies among Igbo elders days ago after Ezeife visited Shettima. It is understood that the division among the members of […]
The National Industrial Court on Wednesday ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off its seven-month old strike action and for lecturers to return to classes. ASUU has been on strike since February 14, 2022 over unmet demands for improved funding for universities, salary review, among other issues. After numerous unproductive meetings, the […]
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been accused by some of its staff at the National Secretariat of owing them their salary. Some staff lamented that their welfare is not guaranteed under the leadership of the party chairman, Abdullahi Adamu. Some aggrieved workers of the ruling party wondered how APC spent the money generated from […]
The gunmen who attacked Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy in Anambra State must be apprehended, according to a Senate directive to the Nigeria Police Force, the Department of State Services (DSS), and other pertinent security organizations. This directive was one of the decisions made by the lawmakers on Tuesday during the National Assembly’s plenary session in […]
Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eyes winner, Whitemoney on Tuesday disclosed that he has signed a management deal with Banky W’s media firm, Empire Mates Entertainment (EME). The reality star shared photos from the official signing and also revealed that he had some songs which would be released on the 23rd. Read also: Banky W […]
The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said he was more academically qualified than other candidates contesting the 2023 presidential election. Kwankwaso said some of the presidential candidates have questionable academic credentials and should not be seen contesting for any elective office in the country. The former Governor of […]
The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) might worsen following an alleged plan to move the South-South zonal secretariat from Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The presidential vandidate of the Party, Atiku Abubakar and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike over the past few months have not been on good terms. The crisis has seen […]
At least one person has been confirmed dead following an outbreak of the Ebola Virus in the central Mubende District of Uganda. A senior official in the country’s Ministry of Health confirmed the development to journalists on Tuesday in Kampala. He said: “Uganda confirms an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Mubende District, Uganda. […]
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The lead vocalist of the rock band, Maroon 5, Adam Levine, has denied that he engaged in an illicit affair with model Sumner Stroh. The American singer is married to Victoria Secret’s model, Behati Prinsloo and they have two daughters. Stroh, a popular American model, had claimed that she had an affair with the music […]
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said on Tuesday the Interim National Government (ING) headed by late Chief Ernest Shonekan was designed to fail by the military. Shonekan was appointed the head of the interim government by former military president Ibrahim Babangida in August 1993. Babangida was forced to “step […]
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From London where he held official meetings with Nigerian politicians (including ‘Baba’ Olusegun Obasanjo) the Labour Party presidential candidate in the forthcoming presidential poll of next year’s February, Peter Obi, flew to the Americas, (Canada and the United States), for some lectures, town-hall meetings and interviews. Before the USA/Canada trip he had stopped over in […]
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday warned politicians to eschew violence as preparations for the 2023 general elections reach a crucial stage. The ex-president, who made the call at the 2022 peace conference organised by his foundation, identified fake news, hate speech and propaganda as the biggest threat to the nation’s democracy. He urged politicians […]
The name of the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, was conspicuously missing after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) published the final list of candidates for the 2023 Senatorial and House of Representatives elections on Tuesday. The electoral body maintained that it failed to publish the name of any All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate […]
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, former President Goodluck Jonathan has listed the three biggest threats to democracy in Nigeria. According to the former president, the issue of propaganda, fake news and hate speech are now the biggest threat to the country’s democracy. He added that anyone advocating for hate speech, fake news and propaganda […]
Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has been recognized by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Ebonyi South Senatorial seat. Barring any new development, particular a court ruling, the INEC recognition settles the contest between Governor Umahi and Princess Ann Agom-Eze who have both been […]
The House of Representatives on Tuesday summoned the Acting Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Okolieaboh Sylva, for failing to submit the 2020 audit reports of Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs). The Chairman of the House Committee on Public Accounts, Oluwole Oke, summoned the AGF at the resumed hearing of the queries against MDAs by […]
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The African Action Congress (AAC) has slammed the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, over his recent comment on the privatisation of refineries. Naija News reports that Obi in an interview on CNN last week Friday said if elected as the next President, he will encourage the private sector to build refineries and operate […]