A coalition of 75 Northern groups, called Northern Consensus Movement has declared Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) wanted. The groups announced a reward of N100 million to anyone who can produce him in Nigeria for continuation of his trial for alleged treason. Kanu is believed...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is fully ready to resume the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) scheduled for June 28. INEC Deputy Director, Voter Education Division, Mrs Mary Nkem, stated this at a road show on the CVR organized by the commission in Abuja. Nkem said that the...
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has expressed confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will in 2023 bring about the desired change Nigerians are yearning for. Diri also advocated the strengthening of the party at all levels in order to wrest power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)...
The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Wednesday, urged the Federal Government discard the idea of opening grazing routes in the country. The organisation’s National Publicity Secretary, Jare Ajayi, made the call in a statement in Akure, Ondo State. He was reacting to a statement credited to the Chairman, Senate Committee on...
The Presidency says the governors elected on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) propose no solutions to nation’s challenges in the face of COVID and global economic downturn. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. Shehu...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced dates for the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states. The Commission disclosed that the election in Ekiti State will hold on Saturday, June 18, while that of Osun State will hold on July 16. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced this on...
The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday, that the commission has removed about 749 polling units from inappropriate facilities. These polling units include about nine located at shrines, religious houses, royal palaces, and private property. He stated this in Abuja, and disclosed that...
The new Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa Command, Mustapha Talba (CC) has assumed office. This is contained in a press statement signed by spokesman of the command, CSC Adamu Shehu, fcism, issued to DAILY POST. Talba is the eleventh State Commandant in Jigawa since the...
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has warned politicians who are involved in the crisis and bloodletting business in the state “to repent and refrain forthwith or be ready to face the wrath of God.” The Governor who gave the warning on Tuesday when he paid a condolence visit to...
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, on Tuesday described the party as the largest in Africa. This was a "title" the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the country's opposition political party, used to brag about while they were in power. Buni stated this...
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has disowned the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held in Abuja on Tuesday, where the party’s National Chairman, Dr. Victor Oye, was purportedly sacked. The party’s National Secretary, Tex Okechukwu, disclosed this in a statement in Awka on Tuesday. A faction of the party had...
Former presidential candidate, Donald Duke has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Bukola Saraki, a former Senate president made this known on his facebook page as he welcomed the former governor into the opposition party. Recall that Donald Duke in 2018 dumped PDP and ran for presidency in 2015 under...
Governors of the 36 states in the country will meet on Wednesday to discuss the implementation of financial autonomy to judiciary and legislature in states. The Head of Media and Public Affairs, Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Bello-Barkindo said efforts are...
The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, on Monday voiced his opposition to President Muhammadu Buhari’s quest to bring back cattle grazing routes in the country. The President had last Thursday approved the return of the cattle grazing route used during the First Republic. The grazing system adopted during the period allowed...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday Nigeria needs proactive leaders to bring the citizens together and tackle the current challenges. Osinbajo, according to a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to the palace of...
Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has appointed Mr Aminu Gamawa as the new Chief of Staff, Government House, Bauchi. He replaces Mr Ladan Salihu, sacked on June 9, alongside Secretary to the State Government, commissioners and other political appointees. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Mukhtar Gidado,...
Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has slammed Gov. Seyi Makinde for joining the June 12 protest in Ibadan. The organisation also blasted the South West for joining the June 12 protests against President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Nigerians in some parts of the country, particularly the South West,...