Politics

2023: I have no intentions taking over from Buhari, says Fayemi


The governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said he has no plans to take over from the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2023.

Mr Buhari is expected to complete his two-term tenure of eight years in 2023, and there are...

I can’t read Buhari to know if he’s okay with me – Oshiomhole

The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has played down the possibility of President Muhammadu Buhari not being satisfied with his leadership.

Mr Oshiomhole told journalists Thursday he had no...

As Senate approves Buhari’s $22.7bn request, Nigeria could service Chinese loans till 2040

The Senate on Thursday gave nod to the $22.7 billion loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari, bringing Nigeria’s external debt stock to nearly US$50 billion, amid lawmakers and public’s concerns the approval was without scrutiny.

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Police Seal APC Secretariat In Abuja, Bar Staff, Journalists From Accessing Facility

Despite a court order obtained by the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, setting aside his suspension, armed policemen on Friday sealed the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja.

Both...

All Progressives Congress In Adamawa Calls For Oshiomhole’s Expulsion From Party

Members of the All Progressives Congress in Adamawa State have expressed support for a court order directing Adams Oshiomhole from parading himself as National Chairman of the party.

The party supporters expressed their thoughts in...

Nnamdi Kanu Parents Burial: Police Destroyed 2 CCTV Camera, But I Have 36 Others

Leader of The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr Nnamdi Kanu says he has installed a total of 38 close circuit cameras (CCTV) in concealed locations around his family compound, ahead of the burial of his parents on Friday.

A message...

FG Re-Arraigns Omoyele Sowore For ‘Treason’

The federal government has re-arraigned Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, on a two-count charge of treasonable felony.

At the court on Thursday, Aminu Alilu, the prosecution counsel, asked that the previous seven-...

Supreme Court Sacks David Lyon, Orders Diri Duoye To Be Sworn In

Barely 24 hours to his inuaguration the Supreme Court has sacked Mr David Lyon as Governor Elect of Bayelsa State.

A five man panel of the apex court presided by Justice Mary Peter-Odili nullified the election of Lyon on the grounds...

Rotimi Amaechi attacked in Spain

Rotimi Amaechi has announced a physical attack on him by some people he described as “misguided Nigerians.”

The Nigerian transport minister said he was on a climate change summit in Spain when some violent Nigerians charged at him....

Political travails of Orji Kalu

The travails of the former governor of Abia State, who turned the Senate’s Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, began way back before he ended his tenure as governor of the state.

He was the Peoples Democratic Party’s star governor in the South-east...

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