African Leaders A gala night commemorating Nigeria’s first nationally observed June 12 Democracy Day held at the Aso Villa Banquet Hall last night, with President Muhammadu Buhari hosting some foreign leaders, along with Nigerian political leaders. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...
Aliko Dangote in a recent interview has revealed how he became richer. The richest man in Africa in a chat with Financial Times revealed among other things how former president Olusegun Obasanjo helped in making him the king of...
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, on Monday, declined the request by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to make an order stopping the Code of Conduct Tribunal from proceeding with his trial. The Code of Conduct Tribunal...
Former US president Barack Obama will deliver the annual Nelson Mandela memorial lecture at a 4,000-capacity arena in Johannesburg in July, South African organisers announced on Monday. Obama, who met with Mandela in 2005 and who made an emotional address...
The Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has explained why the National Assembly set a time frame through constitutional amendment for the resolution of pre-election matters in the country. Ekweremadu, in a statement issued in Abuja Sunday, emphasised that setting a...
INEC fixes March 23 for gov run-offs in six states: The Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday fixed March 23 for supplementary polls in six states where governorship elections were declared inconclusive after the March 9 elections. This was contained...
The Presidency on Sunday described as false accusation a statement credited to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, that the executive was to blame for the delay in approving the supplementary budget for INEC. The Senior Special Assistant to...
All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and governorship aspirant, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, has said only God and the people of Imo can determine his fate in his ambition to become governor of the State in 2019. His Special Adviser on Media, Ik...
The face-off between Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and his deputy, Prince Eze Madumere, following the latter’s governorship ambition has worsened. Madumere has been frozen out of official government functions. Daily Sun gathered that Madumere now operates from Achi Mbieri, his country...
A Rivers state High Court on Friday granted the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus leave to issue a writ of summons to Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and the federal Government. River state Chief...