Police in Anambra State have declared lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra Ifeanyi Ejiofor wanted. The Commissioner of Police, John Abang said the declaration of the lawyer and his cohorts wanted, is in connection with the alleged brutal murder of two Police officers in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra […]

Nigeria’s representatives in this year’s CAF Confederation Cup competition Enugu Rangers and Enyimba were both beaten by North African clubs on Sunday as the CAF Confederation Cup group phase kicked off. Rangers had a defended Temitope Olusesi sent off as they fell 3-1 at home against Egyptian opponents Pyramids. Two-time African champions Enyimba conceded twice […]

The White House says US President Donald Trump and his lawyers will not attend an impeachment hearing in the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Last week, Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Trump could either attend or “stop complaining about the process”. The White House did not say whether Trump would attend a second hearing. The hearing […]

The Niger State Independent Electoral Commission has announced the results of the Chairmanship and Councillorship elections from 23 local government areas, out of which the All Progressives Congress has won 22 Chairmanship seats while PDP won 1 seat. Announcing the results, the chairman of the commission, Aminu Baba said eighty-five candidates contested for the position […]

The crisis rocking the Taraba state House of Assembly has taken a new twist as the Speaker of the House Peter Diah has resigned his position. Diah who is representing Mbamga constituency for the fifth time is the longest-serving legislator in the house. Confirming his resignation to journalists in Jalingo on Sunday, Diah says he […]

Senator Dino Melaye says the newly elected senator representing Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi is still his Political wife. Melaye who said this while lamenting the outcome of Saturday’s Rerun Senatorial election in Kogi State vowed to reclaim his seat at the Senate, Senator Smart Adeyemi was declared winner of the Kogi West Senatorial election with […]

The House of Representatives has demanded reservation of 50 per cent of elective positions in Nigeria for women although the United Nations’ affirmative action prescribes 35 per cent. The Chairman, House Committee on Women in Parliament, Taiwo Oluga, said there is need to improve women’s participation in politics and governance in Nigeria. She said despite […]

Nigeria has launched its first national sexual offenders database of those convicted for sexual violence in a bid to clamp down on abuse. Nigeria minister for humanitarian affairs, Sadiya Farouq, at the launch in the capital, Abuja, said the register will serve as a strategy to stop those engaged in violence against women. The “Sexual […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on judicial officers to work towards the creation of special courts to assist in the speedy administration and dispensation of justice in the country. President’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, in a statement said the government has been committed to a number of justice sector reforms such as review of extant laws […]

Ahead of the November 30 supplementary election in Kogi West Senatorial district, reports have emerged that the Peoples Democratic Party and the party’s senatorial candidate, Senator Dino Melaye may direct members of the party to boycott the election  According to a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan said that the […]

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