Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, has revealed that one of the mistakes he made in the earlier parts of the first tenure of his administration was to subject it to the control of Sen.George Akume. The governor who was interacting with Benue People on the state radio programme today...
The Federal Government Thursday said it is working on plans to ensure that teachers are paid salaries higher than other workers in Nigeria. The government said increase in the salaries of teachers would help to attract the best to the teaching profession. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this at the...
The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has held the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Isiaka Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Gboyega Oyetola at the September 2018 governorship election, lacked...
A federal high court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to halt the collation and announcement of the result of the March 9 election in Rivers state, The Cable online newspaper is reporting. The ruling comes hours after a Federal High Court in Abuja ordered the...
The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has called on Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and his supporters in Rivers State to stop abusing President Muhammadu Buhari over the predicament of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State. ‎He blamed...
President Muhammadu Buhari's swashbuckling victory at the presidential election is already bridging the religious divide among Nigerians. This was evident as Christian and Islamic leaders, under the aegis of Inter-faith clerics, joined forces to celebrate the president’s overwhelming triumph. Mr Buhari was returned by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead...
Peter Obi, Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the presidential election was "anything but transparent, free and fair". He also accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the elections in their favour by deliberately flouting the laid-down rules given by the Independent National Electoral Commission...
Amid rumours, the Central Bank of Nigeria has denied reports that the governor of the apex bank, Godwin Emefiele has been sacked. When contacted, Isaac Okoroafor, CBN spokesman, told TheNewsGuru in a phone conversation that the report of Emefiele’s sack is far from the truth. His words, “I don’t understand what...
I am very happy that President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the February 23 presidential election, but I am equally finding it difficult to celebrate the victory. While accurately predicting the outcome two weeks before the election, I remarked that many Nigerians were not in...
At exactly 8:07am, President Muhammadu Buhari cast his ballot at Kofar Baru 003 polling unit, Sarkin Yara ward in Daura, his hometown in Katsina state. The president was joined by Aisha, his wife, and some of his aides. Asked if he would congratulate the winner if he ends up losing, the...