BREAKING: 27 Soldiers Arrested In Venezuela After Call To Disavow...

FILE: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks before the Constituent Assembly to announce measures to alleviate the serious economic crisis, at the Federal Legislative Palace in Caracas on January 14, 2019. Maduro began a new term on January 10 with the economy in ruins and his regime more isolated than ever as regional leaders declared his…

Osinbajo Reacts To Obasanjo’s Comments On TraderMoni [FULL TEXT]…

  Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said that the statement by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on the Federal Government’s TraderMoni microcredit scheme is either a clear sign of the former President’s “ignorance or mischief”. This is according to a statement by Mr. Laolu Akande, a senior special aide to the Vice President on media and publicity. Akande’s communique asserted that “It is…

INEC Uncovers ‘New Plan’ By Politicians To Buy Votes Using...

INEC Chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood (file)   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has uncovered new plans by some politicians who are allegedly recruiting food vendors to facilitate vote buying in the forthcoming general elections. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu revealed the new vote buying technique by politicians at a meeting with the…

PDP Condemns Lai Mohammed’s Allegations, Accuses APC Of ‘Nefarious Plans’…

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the allegations by the Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed, as false ridiculous and irresponsible. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, criticised the minister for making such allegations during a press conference at the Legacy House in Abuja. He spoke to reporters shortly after Mr Mohammed accused…

Buhari Reveals What Idiagbon Did When He Was Overthrown In...

President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a meeting at the State House in Abuja   President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed what his former deputy, late Major General Tunde Idiagbon did for him after his government was overthrown following a coup led by General Ibrahim Babangida and other members of the ruling Supreme Military Council (SMC).  Buhari…

PDP Presidential Council Calls On INEC To Be Transparent In...

  The Presidential Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be transparent in conducting the general elections. The party stated this on Monday in a statement by the Director, Media, and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Kola Ologbondiyan. He said, “We challenge INEC Chairman, Prof….

PHOTOS: Buhari, Tinubu At APC Rally In Borno…

President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu on Monday attended the party’s Presidential campaign which was held in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The President on arrival was welcomed by the State Governor Kashim Shettma and a mammoth crowd. See Photos Below:  Visit the newspaper for these and…

‘Deceiving People With Religion And Ethnicity Is Nonsense’ — Buhari…

    President Muhammadu Buhari has described as unacceptable the penchant of some Nigerians to hide under the canopy of ethnicity and religion to perpetrate injustice and corrupt practices.  The president made the statement while hosting his former staff who worked with him during his tenure as military head of state (January 1984-August 1985) on Sunday…

General Elections: Lai Mohammed Accuses Opposition Of Planning Widespread Violence…

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed   The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, has accused the opposition of mobilising armed bandits and Boko Haram insurgents to perpetrate massive acts of violence during the general elections. Mr Mohammed made the allegation on Monday while briefing reporters in Abuja, the nation’s capital….

Son Of Brazilian President Bolsonaro Embroiled In Scandal…

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is pictured during the signing of an agreement with Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri (out of frame) at Planalto Palace in Brasilia. VARISTO SA / AFP   As Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrives in Switzerland on Monday on his first trip abroad, to attend Davos, he is leaving behind a suspicious payments…

Buhari Arrives Maiduguri For APC Campaign…

President Muhammadu Buhari arriving Maiduguri on Monday   President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Maiduguri the Borno State capital. The President arrived the state on Monday ahead of the Presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad announced President Buhari’s arrival through his twitter handle. The…

Salah Outshines Other African Players As Leading Scorer In Europe…

Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (R) celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Liverpool in southern England on January 12, 2019. Glyn KIRK / AFP   Mohamed Salah became the leading English Premier League scorer this season after netting…