President Buhari reiterates commitment to credible elections in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has again reiterated his commitment of a free, fair and credible elections in the country The president stated this on Friday, November 16, when he met with a delegation of Imams and senior Islamic scholars - President Buhari stressed the need for...

Prove Your Integrity By Asking Amaechi To Resign, PDP Tells Buhari

"If Amaechi has not lost touch with reality, how would he be comparing Atiku Abubakar, who is widely celebrated by Nigerians across board, due to his integrity and proven competence in managing resources, to a failed President Buhari, who Nigerians know is responsible for...

Atiku will serve four years and hand over to a young person – Spokesperson

Segun Sowunmi, a spokesperson of Atiku Campaign Organisation, said Atiku Abubakar will hand over government to a young person after serving only one term Sowunmi said Atiku is ready to sign any document to prove that he won't exceed one term in office The spokesman...

FG declares November 20 public holiday to celebrate Eid-El Maulud

The Nigerian federal government has declared Tuesday, November 20, as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration. Legit.ng gathered that a statement signed by the permanent secretary Dr. M.B Umar, he urged all Muslim faithful to align themselves with the prophet’s teachings which border...

A-Court reduces Dariye’s sentence to 10 years imprisonmen.

ABUJA – The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Friday, reduced the 14-year jail term that was handed to former governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Dariye, to 10 years. The court, in a unanimous judgement by a three-man panel of Justices led by...

N5.8bn scam: Fani-Kayode questions Osinbajo’s pastoral calling

By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Former Minister of Aviation and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has tasked Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo to come clean on the alleged diversion of the sum of N5.8 billion under his watch as...

Sack threat, invitation to anarchy – Labour.

By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Johnbosco Agbakwuru •Retrench, get retrenched at the polls — ULC; cut governance costs, TUC, NECA tell govs •For one year, govs didn’t give us a figure — Pepple, Tripartite Committee chair ABUJA — Organised Labour, yesterday, told the Nigerian Governors...

EXCLUSIVE: How Shehu Sani’s Senatorial Ticket Was ‘Sold For $2m’ To Oshiomhole Through Farouk Adamu

According to the source, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Port Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, singlehandedly gave the money to Farouk Adamu. He said Adamu collected the cash in Abuja on behalf of Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Details...

There’re still issues questioning Nigeria’s unity-Buhari

Unveils Unity Band in Abuja —-As President’s Support Group promises to humiliate, shutdown dissenting voice By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—-AHEAD of the 2019 general elections in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that there are still pockets of issues questioning the unity of Nigeria. The...

UN ranks Cross River as most committed and best performing state in Nigeria

The United Nations, UN has ranked Cross River State as the best performing and most committed state in the whole of Nigeria. Mr. Edward Kallon, Head of UN Resident Coordinator in Nigeria, made this known on Wednesday during the United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework,...

Pastor arraigned for abducting, sleeping with married choir member in Edo

A clergyman has been arraigned in Edo state for abducting a church member - The cleric was also accused of having carnal knowledge of the church member who is married - He, however, pleaded guilty to the charges and was granted N200,00 bail -...

El-rufai faults Lai Muhammed, says N3.5M not for El-Zakzaky’s feeding alone.

By Nwafor Sunday The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El- Rufai, Thursday gave an insight on how the federal government spends about Three million five hundred thousand naira (3.5), monthly to feed the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem...

Payment of workers’ salaries should not be considered act of kindness – Oshiomhole.

Adams Oshiomhole insists Nigeria has the capacity to pay workers' salaries The APC chairman noted that refusal to pay salaries will only lead to low productions - He, however, noted that the country still has problem with ghost workers The national chairman of the All...

Nigeria Can Pay Living Wage, Says Oshiomhole

My views are clear, that payment of wages is not an act of kindness for an employer to pay the employees’ wages at the end of the month… Even the Holy Bible says that the laborer is entitled to its wages," Oshiomhole said. National Chairman...

TechCrunch returns to Africa with Startup Battlefield

By Prince Osuagwu Towards its effort to identify best innovators, makers and technical entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa region, TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in partnership with Facebook, is set to take place in to Africa. The event will have senior partner at TLcom Capital, Omobola Johnson, as...

Entrepreneurship key to unlocking Africa’s economic devt — Tony Elumelu

By Yinka Kolawole Five thousand African entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem convened in Lagos on October 25, 2018 for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum. The event, which is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs in the...

Don’t patronise unlicensed contractors, FG warns NLNG

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HAR-COURT—The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, has warned the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company, NLNG, against patronising unlicensed labour contractors. The Director of Labour in charge of Rivers State, Mr. Isiramen Princewill, gave the warning...

EXCLUSIVE: DSS Asks Buhari To Prosecute Oshiomhole For ‘Making Millions Of Dollars’ From APC Primaries

Total $55 million is what Adams is alleged to have received. Some party chieftains claim it is $80 million,” a source aware of the contents of the report told SaharaReporters. According to report, $17 million is what Oshiomhole allegedly received as bribe from Zamfara:...

AT A GLANCE: The DSS Breakdown Of How Politicians ‘Bribed’ Oshiomhole In Dollars

At a glance, below, is a table showing those names confirmed by SaharaReporters to have been listed by the DSS report as paying or attempting to pay bribes, in millions or hundreds of thousands, to Oshiomhole and his cronies. AS exclusively reported by SaharaReporters on...

APC rank depleted as ex-presidential adviser, former ambassador, others move to PDP

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa says she dumped the APC for the PDP because of the crises that has reportedly taken over the party Ita-Giwa promises to deliver Cross River state to her new party in 2019 adding that the APC treated top members with disdain -...