Russia denies meddling accusations by US, says allegations is all ‘blather’

A day after 13 Russian nationals and three other Russian companies were charged with election meddling by the US, Russia through its Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has dismissed such claims made by US officials. Speaking at a major security conference in the German city of Munich, Lavrov said; “You can publish anything, and we have…

Amid walkouts, Gov Bello insists 24 APC govs backing Buhari for re-election

While Nigerians continue to await President Muhammadu Buhari’s official declaration on second term ambition, the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, is certain he must seek re-election in 2019. This is just as the governor revealed that 24 ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are already solidly behind him to go for a second term….

Six reasons TINUBU’s assignment to save APC may be dead on arrival

Last week, the national headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja, ‘hosted’ its first ever public demonstration calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to remove Chief John Odigie-Oyegun from office as National Chairman of the party. The call was specific. It was made to President Buhari, who as National leader of the party, had…

Dickson, Obasanjo commend Buhari for issuing 22 refinery licenses

Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting twenty-two licenses for refineries, one which was being actualized in the state. They spoke Saturday during the foundation laying ceremony of Aziken Petroleum Refinery Project at Obunagha Gbarian, Yenagoa, an exercise which Obasanjo, who is in the…

I have no regrets, ‘I did all that is humanly possible when I was president’- Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo says he has no regrets from his time as leader of Nigeria which spans both military and civilian regimes, stating that he did everything “humanly possible”. He said this while speaking at the Ijaw National Academy (INA), Kaiama, Kolokuma-Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Obasanjo is in Bayelsa on the…

JAMB indicts 9 officials for inability to account for funds realised in sale of forms

The administrative panel on financial management set up by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has indicted nine of its officials for their inability to account for the funds realised from sale of forms in their care. Reports say some of the indicted officials are JAMB state coordinators who were given an opportunity to…

22 killed, 48 injured as multiple suicide bombers hit Borno fish market

At least 22 people lost their lives on Friday, after three suicide bombers set off their explosives at a market in Borno State. The target was the fish market (Kasuwa Kifi) in the outskirts of Koduga, Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. Reports say the three suicide bombers simultaneously detonated the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)…

ZAMFARA KILLINGS: For years, bandits had been writing to communities demanding money —Gov Tambuwal’s aide

The full story of the wanton killings happening in Zamfara State may not have been heard yet as Imam Imam, the Media aide to Sokoto State’s Governor Aminu Tambuwal, has made some startling revelations. Imam at the weekend painted the picture of a worrying scenario many areas of the state have continued to suffer in…

ZAMFARA KILLINGS: It’s heartbreaking Buhari’s interest is re-election, not protecting Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it was unfortunate that the concern of the government of President Muhammadu Buhari is how to get re-election and not how to take decisive steps to end the incessant killings across the country. The party was responding to the massacre of no less than 41 innocent people…