Politics

Breaking News: IPOB alleges security men kills 11 IPOB members in Rivers

By Our Correspondent Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have accused security men of killing 11 of their colleagues in Rivers State on Friday.

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APC woos ex-Kebbi governor, Dakingari, PDP chairman to party

By Aliyu Bodewa, Birnin Kebbi The Kebbi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has begun moves to woo two prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) into the party.

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Fayose emerges PDP Governors’ Forum chairman

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has named Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state as its new Chairman.

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Senate in rowdy session as PDP senator dumps party for APC

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The plenary of the upper legislative chambers, the Senate became rowdy on Thursday following the defection of the member representing Akwa Ibom South, Senator Nelson Effiong, from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Yoruba group to Buhari: ‘Your anti-corruption war not credible’

By Ahmed Sobiye, Abeokuta A group, the Yoruba Unity Forum (YUF) has declared that the anti- corruption crusade of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration lacks “thoroughness and fairness” in its execution.

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Southern Kaduna crisis: ‘Our cows are dying of hunger’, Fulani leader cries out

By Kabir Kajuru, Kaduna National President of Jonde Jam Fulani Youth Association of Nigeria (JAFUYAN), Alhaji Saidu Maikano has raised the alarm that cattle belonging to his members are dying of hunger because they cannot go grazing in Southern Kaduna as a result of fear of unknown attackers.

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Drama as PDP member emerges Minority Leader of Rivers Assembly

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt A surprising drama played out on the floor of the Rivers State House of Assembly (RSHA) as a member of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Akuku-Toru Constituency II, Hon Benibo Frederick Anabraba was elected the Minority Leader of the House.

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APC flays Maiduguri bomb blast, says Boko Haram now desperate

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has flayed Monday’s bomb blasts which occurred in a Mosque inside the University of Maiduguri in Borno State.

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INEC arraigns seven alleged electoral offenders in Ondo

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has arraigned seven persons arrested during the recently held Governorship Election in Ondo State for electoral offences before two Magistrate Courts in Akure, the state capital.

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Bill on registration of foreign employers passes second reading

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja A Bill that seeks to make it compulsory for foreign employers to register in Nigeria by the Ministry of Labour and Productivity has passed second reading in the House of Representatives.

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