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Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm Tanko as CJN, Urges Quick Confirmation by Senate
Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm T...

Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm Tanko as CJN, Urges Quick Confirmati...

Following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council that Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad be confirmed as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the nomination and forwarded same to the Senate for confirmation. The NJC had made this recommendation... read more »

Breaking News: Shi'ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos
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Breaking News: Shi’ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

The Shi’ite movement headed by the incarcerated Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky are currently staging a peaceful protest in Lagos following the more volatile protest in Abuja that resulted in the deaths of at least two individuals. The protest is again to call the Nigerian government to obey the... read more »

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at Tribunal
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Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at...

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu floors AD and Labour Party’s Governorship candidates, Owolabi Salis and Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi at the Election Petition Tribunal. The Tribunal threw out their petitions for lack of substance.  Details... read more »

Breaking News: Rochas Okorocha and Wife Arrested by EFCC Operatives
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Breaking News: Rochas Okorocha and Wife Arrested by EFCC Operatives

Barely 24 hours after vacating office as the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha and his wife have both been arrested by men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Officers from the commission raided the former governor’s house and effected the arrest. Reports have it that men... read more »

Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial Election
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Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial Election

The Election Petitions Tribunal set up for the 2018 governorship election in Osun State has declared Ademola Adeleke winner of the election. The three-member panel said during its ruling in Abuja Friday afternoon that the rerun election that held on September 27, 2018, was illegal. The tribunal,... read more »

Nigeria: School Building Collapse in Lagos, Many Feared Dead

Nigeria: School Building Collapse in Lagos, Many Feared Dead

Several victims, including school children are presently trapped under the rubbles of a three story building that suddenly collapsed in the morning at Ita-Faji area, Lagos Island. As part... read more »

Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Monday

Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Monday

The Independent Electoral Commission has postponed to opening of the national collation center to 11am Monday morning. The commission had earlier told reporters that the collation center... read more »

Breaking News: Dollar Exchanges $1 to N184

In a shocking development, the exchange rate today dropped by half across board. Dollar to the Naira dropped from N360 to N184 while the Pound dropped from over N400 to N240. There is no... read more »

Breaking News: Elections Postponed to 23rd February

Breaking News: Elections Postponed to 23rd February

After the initial denials by INEC, it has officially come out to announce the postponement of today’s scheduled elections to the 23rd of February. See Also: Breaking News: Elections... read more »

Breaking News: Elections not Postponed - INEC

Breaking News: Elections not Postponed – INEC

Following a rumour that INEC might be thinking of postponing the Presidential and house of assembly elections, INEC has come out to refute the rumour. According to Mr. Festus Okoye, a National... read more »