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INEC Suspends Recall Of Senator Melaye

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that it will suspended the process of recalling Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west. TheCable quoted the national commissioner of the commission, Adedeji Soyebi, as saying this on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Soyebi was also quoted to have said that the decision is in line with a court ruling. […]

Trump, Putin Reach Syria Deal As Russian President Denies Interference In US Election

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart President Vladimir Putin met for over two hours on Friday afternoon, discussing interference in US elections and ending with an agreement on curbing violence in Syria. It is understood that Trump pressed Putin on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections at their face-to-face meeting during the […]

“Stop The Hoopla Over Buhari’s Health” – Tinubu Tells Nigerians

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has warned Nigerians speculating on President Muhammadu Buhari’s health to stop it. The former Lagos State governor also enjoined Nigerians not to forget in a hurry that they voted overwhelmingly for him during the 2015 presidential election, stressing that creating tension with his health […]

Nigeria Needs To Become An Active Partner To Get More Assistance From China

For more Chinese development assistance to be extended to Nigeria, both countries should become active partners, Prof. Zhang Yong-Peng, a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), in Beijing, China said on Tuesday. Yong-Peng made this known while receiving a delegation of visiting Nigerian Journalists in Beijing. Speaking on “The Belt and […]

EFCC Detains Former Governor Babangida Aliyu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has kept former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu in its custody for questioning over allegations of abuse of office and money laundering. Aliyu, it was learnt, was on Tuesday invited by the premier anti-graft agency to respond to the allegations. The governor was said to have subsequently faced […]

Nigerians React To Gov Yari’s Claim That “God Sent Meningitis To Punish Nigerians For Their Sins”

Some prominent Nigerians have reacted to a statement made by the Governor of Zamfara state and chairman of the Nigerian Governors forum (NGF), Abdulaziz Yari, who claimed that “God is punishing Nigerians with meningitis for their sins.” The governor had said that the outbreak of Type C Cerebrospinal Meningitis in the country was a direct […]