RECs: Senate Clears 8, Rejects One, Steps Down Akeju, 2 Others

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of eight persons as Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). It also rejected the nomination of Prof. Mustapha Zubairu of Niger State on the ground that he…

Breaking: Ex-Attorney-General Olu Onagoruwa Dies

Former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa, has died. Onagoruwa, popular human rights activist, died in the early hours of Friday at the age of…

Lagos Lawmaker Buried Amid Tears as Eti-Osa Council of Imams Chair Prays for Peace

By Okunade Adekunle The remains of late member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Kazeem Ademola Alimi, who died on Tuesday after a brief illness, were buried on…

FG Releases New Tranche of Paris Club Refunds to States

Nigeria may soon exit recession as the Federal Government on Tuesday evening spent big. It released a breakdown of another tranche of Paris Club refunds to states. A statement by…

5 Days to LG Poll, Lagos Assembly Amends Electoral Law

By Ibidapo Balogun The Lagos State House of Assembly has initiated an amendment to the Electoral law ahead of Saturday’s Local Government Election. It is a crucial amendment which will…

Ahead 2019 Ogun Guber Poll: Kashamu, Gbenga Daniel in Hot Exchanges

The battle of wits between two major gladiators in Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and Senator Buruji Kashamu, intensified on Monday with exchange of words between the two. It is…

Fayose Launches Bid for 2019 Presidency

The Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has changed gear as he is now seeking to be president in 2019. He had earlier claimed he would run again in 2018 and…

May/June WASSCE: 52% of Candidates Get Minimum of 5 Credits, Says WAEC

Fifty-two percent of candidates who wrote the May/June 2017 exams obtained a minimum of five credits, according to the West African Examination Council (WAEC). WAEC also said the performance of…

2019: Rainbow Coalition Imminent in Ogun as Yayi, Adebutu, GNI Team up at Meeting with Gbenga Daniel

A major political alliance aimed at thwarting the plans of Governor Ibikunle Amosun to install his successor in 2019 has begun in Ogun State. On Thursday, a gathering of all…

BREAKING: Ahmed Makarfi Faction Wins at Supreme Court

The rug has finally been pulled off the feet of the Senator Modu Ali Sheriff’s faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Supreme Court which has been entertaining the…