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President Buhari loses his niece 

President Buhari loses his niece 

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of his niece, Hajiya Laraba Dauda.  Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, December 9, 2022. President Muhammadu Buhari, on his second day at home, has condoled with his extended family members on the demise of his...

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Buhari said we should carry on our work without fear – Emefiele says no going back on cash withdrawal limit 

Buhari said we should carry on our work without fear – Emefiele says no going back on cash withdrawal limit 

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has said that the apex bank won’t be rigid with the recently imposed cash withdrawal policy.  Recall that the CBN recently restricted the maximum cash withdrawal over-the-counter (OTC) by individuals and corporate organisations per week to N100,000 and N500,000, respectively. Commenting on this while speaking...

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Court convicts former minister Uche Ogah for forging APC primary result sheet 

Court convicts former minister Uche Ogah for forging APC primary result sheet 

Former minister of state for mines and steel development, Uche Ogah has been convicted by an Abia state magistrate court in Umuahia for forgery. In a lawsuit marked UMSC/362/2022 and filed by Abia state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), it was alleged that Ogah fabricated the party’s direct primary result sheet “with intent that it may be acted...

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Anambra election: How we rigged polls for Soludo – Man alleges 

Anambra election: How we rigged polls for Soludo – Man alleges 

A suspect, one Anthony Onuoha, who was arrested by the Ebonyi State police command over alleged car theft, on Thursday, confessed to having worked with over 30 election riggers during last year’s Anambra election in favour of Prof. Charles Soludo. Onuoha, who was paraded alongside other suspects, alleged that they were hired by one Uche...

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Knocks as Mercy Johnson declares support for APC 

Knocks as Mercy Johnson declares support for APC 

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, caused a stir on the Internet when she openly declared her support for the All Progressives Congress and its candidates in the 2023 elections. The actress had on Wednesday shared pictures of herself with the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announcing her membership as part of the APC women presidential...

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Election rigging: Resist pressure, opposition warns military, DHQ cautions soldiers 

Election rigging: Resist pressure, opposition warns military, DHQ cautions soldiers 

Opposition parties on Thursday warned the military against succumbing to pressure from unnamed politicians to compromise the 2023 general elections. The Peoples Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party, Labour Party and the New Nigeria Peoples Party unanimously admonished the armed forces to operate within the confines of the law and stick to its standard operating procedure....

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US varsity confers honorary doctorate degree on Adeboye 

US varsity confers honorary doctorate degree on Adeboye 

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God,  Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has been conferred his eighth doctorate degree. Adeboye received the honorary degree on Thursday night during the fourth day of the church’s 2022 Holy Ghost Congress tagged ‘Double Portion.’ The degree was conferred on Adeboye by the President of Oral Roberts University...

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Don’t compromise electoral process, NYSC warns corps members 

Don’t compromise electoral process, NYSC warns corps members 

The acting Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps, Mrs Christy Uba, has advised “politicians to treat corps members participating in the 2023 electoral process as if they were their own children.” During a visit to the 2022 Batch C Stream 2 corps members deployed to Lagos State Camp on Thursday, Uba cautioned politicians to...

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Join election campaigns, APC tells disbanded Aregbesola faction 

Join election campaigns, APC tells disbanded Aregbesola faction 

The All Progressives Congress leadership in Osun State has welcomed the decision of members of a faction of the party, “The Osun Progressives” members to rejoin the party, saying ex-governor Adegboyega Oyetola was not opposed to genuine reconciliation. TOP, a faction backed by a former governor of the state, Rauf Aregbesola, and the party’s mainstream...

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Biden invites Buhari, others to US-African leaders summit 

Biden invites Buhari, others to US-African leaders summit 

President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, has invited 49 African Heads of State and the head of the African Union for a three-day US-Africa Leaders Summit. The summit will be held in Washington DC from December 13 to 15, 2022. This was contained in a press statement made available to our correspondent...