PDP loses top-notch members to APC

The suspended Deputy National Chairman of PDP, Sen. Babayo Gamawa and a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, Kaulaha Aliyu, have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Two defecting top members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were received at the presidential villa by President Muhammadu Buhari. The News Agency  reports that the defection […]

Deadly Blow to Boko Haram

SK Usman, Maiduguri: In their determined efforts of wiping the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have embarked on aggressive clearance operations on suspected Boko Haram terrorist hideouts and crossing points with tremendous results. It is in this line that they neutralised quite a number of them and recovered various calibre […]

Buhari pledges to do more to flush out Boko Haram

Borno Governor Kashim Shettima presents 10 point agenda to President Buhari on taming Boko Haram President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja met a delegation from Borno State, during which he restated his administration’s unwavering determination to equip the military to overcome Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. The President also told the delegation led by […]

FG, ASUU reach agreement, strike ends soon

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) reached possible agreement on Monday toward resolving the ongoing lecturers’ strike. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this after a reconciliatory meeting with ASUU in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was fruitful as an agreement had been reached between the Federal […]

President Buhari harvests PDP defectors from North East

Buhari with some of the PDP leaders who have switched to APC. 3rd from left is Mohammed Goni President Muhammadu Buhari has formally received various members of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Support Groups from the North East, who defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Receiving the delegation of the North East political stakeholders […]

NLC holds protest Tuesday to press for new national minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), says it is set to hold a nationwide protest on Tuesday over the delay in transmitting the recommendations of the Tripartite Committee on a new National Minimum Wage to the National Assembly. Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, NLC General Secretary, stated  this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja in […]

INEC raises alarm over new vote buying method

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday raised alarm over a new method of vote buying being devised to undermine the voting process. INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this in Abuja at the presentation of the Voter Register for the 2019 general election to political parties. Yakubu said that the commission had received credible […]

APC Presidential Campaign: Presidentent Buhari asks Tinubu to take charge of Campaign Council

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council and asked Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the co-chairman of the council to fully take charge of the campaign. Speaking at the inauguration of the Council at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, the president, who is the Chairman of the Council, said the […]

INEC to train over 1m personnel for 2019 polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will train over one million electoral staff and ad-hoc personnel for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. Mr Solomon Soyebi, Chairman, Board of Electoral Institute (BEI), made the disclosure on Monday in Calabar. He stated this during a training workshop for State Training Officers and Assistant […]

Sunday Trust Report Gives Boko Haram Prior Notice of Army Operations Putting Soldiers in Clear and Present Danger

SK Usman, Abuja: The Nigerian Army wishes to clarify on alleged invasion of Media Trust Headquarters in Abuja and regional office in Maiduguri. We would like to state that soldiers of the Nigerian Army along with elements of Nigeria Police Force and other Security Agencies were indeed at Abuja and Maiduguri offices of the publishing […]