Author Archives: The Citizen

2019: PDP in talks with ex-leaders, others to install new president

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is working with former Presidents and political leaders in the country to install a new President in Nigeria in 2019 ...

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Senate recovers stolen mace, summons police, DSS over security breach

The police have returned the mace which was stolen from the Senate, about 24 hours after some hoodlums invaded the Red Chamber ...

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London: Buhari did not label all Nigerian youths as lazy – Presidency

The Presidency on Thursday explained that President Muhammadu Buhari did not refer to all Nigerian youths as lazy in a statement he made on Wednesday during the question and answer section of the Commonwealth Business ...

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Appeal court freezes Gov. Fayose’s bank accounts

The Appeal Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Thursday froze the bank accounts of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose ...

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INEC bars 21 parties from Ekiti guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday said 21 out of the 42 political parties existing in Ekiti State are qualified to participate in the July 14 governorship poll ...

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Insecurity: Stop herdsmen killings or… – Soyinka tells Buhari

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said President Muhammadu Buhari will become a total failure if by the end of July, his government fails to ...

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Kidnapping: Lagos State vows no compromises for Evans, others

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said no effort would be spared to ensure that the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudidumeme Onwuamadike (aka Evans), face the ...

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Court dismisses Metuh’s application for foreign medical trip

A Federal High Court in Abuja has expressed doubts about the claim of ill health by the former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic ...

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Armed robbers kill police officer in Ekiti bank attack

Armed robbers on Thursday reportedly killed a policeman in an attack on a bank in Ifaki-Ekiti, in the Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. ...

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Death sentence: Rev. King to know fate soon – Govt

Lagos State government has said that the fate of the general overseer of the  Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugu, better known as Rev. King, who is currently ...

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