Ogun PDP: Again, Buruji Kashamu  Loses Out

With the release of the list of candidates to contest the councillorship and chairmanship positions in the forthcoming elections in the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDA) by the…

Aregbesola Orders Osun College of Education to Conduct Outstanding Graduation Ceremony Before End of 2017

‎Tunde Oyekola, Osogbo. Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Thursday ordered the authorities of the Osun state College of Education, Ilesa to henceforth put a stop to organising combined…

Morocco Recalls Ambassador from Nigeria

*Says King Mohammed did n’t speak with President Jonathan Morocco has recalled its ambassador from Nigeria, accusing the authorities there of using King Mohammed VI in an election campaign, the…

UEFA League: 10-man PSG Stun Chelsea; Bayern Hammer Shakhtar   

Chelsea were eliminated from the Champions League as Thiago Silva’s late header put 10-man Paris St-Germain into the quarter-finals on away goals. PSG played for almost 90 minutes without Zlatan…

Cameroon Renews MTN Mobile Licence, Approves 3G and 4G   

Cameroon has renewed the operating licence of Africa’s largest telecoms provider MTN, and allowed the firm to start offering third and fourth generation (3G and 4G) services, MTN said on…

Fayose Lauds Senate over Obanikoro’s Controversial Clearance

By Demola Atobaba, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has commended the Senate for approving the nomination of Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, as a minister of the Federal Republic of…

Labour Party Adopts Jonathan as Presidential Candidate

By Adeola Oladele, Ibadan The National Working Committee of Labour Party has adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its presidential candidate in this month’s election. This was the outcome of the…

36 Towns Retaken from Boko Haram, Says Omeri

Nigeria said on Wednesday that 36 towns had been retaken from Boko Haram since the start of a four-nation military offensive, voicing hope that the operation could lead to the…

Senate Confirms Obanikoro’s Nomination as APC Lawmakers Stage Walk out

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday confirmed Musiliu Obanikoro as a federal minister, appointed by President Goodluck Jonathan, despite opposition by some Senators of the All Progressive Congress. Mr. Obanikoro was…

Count Me Out of Interim Government, Says IBB

Ex-military leader commends INEC, okays card reader for poll By Olumide Bajulaiye Former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, has washed his hands clean of any plan to impose or moot…