Governance

Environment minister resigns from Buhari’s cabinet

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jubril, has resigned his appointment. Jubril is now the new Emir of Nasarawa, following his selection by the ...

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2019: Why I refused to sign Electoral Amendment Bill – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, explaining why he refused to assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly ...

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Elections: Politicians insert money in sandwiches to buy votes – INEC

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that the umpire does not buy or sell votes during elections ...

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INEC dares Buhari, rules out incident forms in 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said despite the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018, which makes the use of card reader mandatory, the 2019 elections will ...

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Buhari moves for autonomy for legislature, judiciary

In accordance with the 4th alteration to the 1999 Constitution, President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a Presidential Implementation Committee on Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary ...

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Kaduna govt spends N3bn annually on pupils’ school fees — El-Rufa’i

Governor Nasir el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Saturday said his government was spending N3 billion on payment of school fees for pupils from primary to ...

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FEC approves 2019 budget proposal

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Abuja has approved the 2019 Executive Budget Proposals ...

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Presidency rules out diaspora voting in 2019 elections

The Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has ruled out the possibility of voting for Nigerians in Diaspora in 2019 general elections ...

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Reps approve June 12 as Democracy Day

The House of Representatives on Thursday approved June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria and abrogated May 29 ...

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Tambuwal attacks el-Rufai, APC, over PDP success in rallies

Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has condemned the statement credited to  Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State over the PDP campaign rally held in Sokoto ...

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