Governance

New Year message: 2019 election not a do-or-die affair – Buhari

In his new year message to Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari pledges for the umpteenth time a free and fair poll and also warns against making the election a do-or-die affair ...

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Buhari pledges to immortalise Shagari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to immortalise the country’s first executive president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who passed away Friday December 28, 2018, aged 93 ...

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Zamfara governor allegedly denies rights, privileges to deputy

The Deputy Governor of Zamfara, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, says his Governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari, has sidelined him. Wakkala told newsmen in Gusau on Sunday that the ...

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Adamawa House of Assembly sacks deputy speaker, majority leader

The  Speaker Adamawa House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa said the  deputy speaker and majority  leader have all been sacked ...

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Gov. Shettima convenes emergency security meeting over Boko Haram

In response to resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in parts of Borno State, Governor Kashim Shettima has called an emergency extraordinary security meeting in Maiduguri. ...

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Gov. Yari backs state of emergency in Zamfara

Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, on Thursday supported the call for President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on the state ...

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Insurgency: No policeman absconded from Boko Haram frontline

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has described as fake news the story about 167 policemen absconding from duties on the Boko Haram frontline in Nigeria’s north east ....

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Why I’m slow in fighting corruption – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is slow in fighting corruption because the system is slow ...

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Buhari warns political appointees against extortion

The Buhari Presidency has warned political appointees, government officials and party men against influence peddling for corrupt pecuniary gains and other forms of extortion ...

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Fed Govt rules out tax increments in 2019

The Federal Government yesterday said it has no immediate plans to increase tax rates as earlier speculated in some quarters even as it said high net worth individuals will have to pay more taxes ...

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