Dogara: I’ll run again

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has accepted a request by his constituents to recontest the Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives. Dogara, addressing supporters of his constituents who thronged his Abuja home on Tuesday, said he was already contemplating stepping aside, having represented the constituency for almost… Continue reading Dogara: I’ll run again

REAKING: APC adopts direct primaries for presidential candidate

The National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday adopted the direct primary method for the selection of its presidential candidate, while states will be allowed to choose which of the methods best suits their peculiarities. The party however said that states willing to use the direct primary method should write officially to… Continue reading REAKING: APC adopts direct primaries for presidential candidate

I won’t leave PDP even if I lose primaries- Sule Lamido

The former Governor of Jigawa and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Sule Lamido,has said he will not leave the party even if he loses primaries for the presidential race. Lamido said this in an interview with newsmen at the residence of Gen. Jeremiah Useni, during a solidarity visit in Jos… Continue reading I won’t leave PDP even if I lose primaries- Sule Lamido

Illegal repatriation: MTN to refund $8.13bn as CBN fines Four banks N5.87bn

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has imposed a N5.87 billion fine on Standard Chartered Bank, Stanbic-IBTC, Citibank, and Diamond Bank over alleged illegal remittance of foreign exchange to offshore investors of MTN Nigeria Communications Limited. This is even as the CBN has directed MTN to refund 8.13 billion dollars which was illegally repatriated by… Continue reading Illegal repatriation: MTN to refund $8.13bn as CBN fines Four banks N5.87bn

Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, Kogi, Anambra, Delta, Bayelsa may experience flooding – Agency

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency has warned Nigerians living by the banks of River Niger and its floodplains to immediately relocate over possible flooding. The agency gave the warning on Wednesday in Abuja in a statement signed by Mr Clement Nze, the agency’s Director of Engineering Hydrology. Nze named the states likely to be affected… Continue reading Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, Kogi, Anambra, Delta, Bayelsa may experience flooding – Agency

2,285 on death row in Nigeria – Amnesty Int’l

No fewer than 2,285 Nigerians including four foreign nationals are on death row at the end of 2017. Amnesty International report revealed in its 2017 global review of the death penalty published on its website. It decried that death sentences in the country have spiked massively over the past two years, with 171 and 527… Continue reading 2,285 on death row in Nigeria – Amnesty Int’l