President Buhari speaks at African Financial Summit in Paris, calls for debt restructuring and release of COVID19 vaccines to African nations (photos)

President Buhari on Tuesday, May 19, in Paris, France, called on European countries and global financial institutions to consider reducing the devastating effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on African economies by restructuring debt portfolios, opting for complete reliefs, and releasing vaccines to the continent, which is still behind in protecting the majority of its citizens. The […]

Workers’ protest, economic sabotage won’t stop sackings -El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has insisted that protests and strike action embarked upon by workers in the state will not alter plans to sack some of them. The governor said this barely 24 hours after workers in the state commenced a warning strike over alleged mass sackings in the state. In his verified Facebook page, […]

Osinbajo denies 2023 ambition, disowns group soliciting support

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be representing the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) at the inauguration of Yoweri Museveni, the Ugandan President-elect on Wednesday. Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement titled ‘VP Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Museveni’s inauguration tomorrow […]

Nigeria Has Lost A Great Female Politician — Atiku

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has said that, with the death of the former Minister of Women Affairs and gubernatorial candidate in Taraba State, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, Nigeria has lost another impactful female politician in our recent memory. In a statement in Abuja on Friday Atiku noted “Aisha Alhassan was a reliable political […]

Ahead of 2023 general elections: INEC creates 1,235 new polling units in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has, created a total of 1,235 new polling units in Imo State. Announcing this development in Owerri, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Professor Francis Ezeonu, explained that the new units emerged from the 3,523 existing polling units, based on a national threshold of 500-750. His words: “In Imo […]

Governorship Election: Victor Umeh backs Soludo’s Aspiration

Senator Victor Umeh, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has given his backing to the governorship aspiration of Prof Charles Soludo, former Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), governor. Umeh said that Soludo as an experienced expert had a lot to offer to go by his remarkable contributions in rebuilding Nigeria economy. […]

APC threatens to ‘expose’ Mbaka over Impeachment Statement

All Progressives Congress APC, Yekini Nabena has cautioned the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, against making statements that could cause instability in the country, threatening to expose him to the Pope. Mbaka had called on the National Assembly to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari if he fails to resign over increased insecurity […]

Bauchi Politician Attacked By Angry Youths

A member of the All Progressives Congress representing Alkaleri-Kirfi Federal Constituency in Bauchi State, Musa Pali, was over the weekend reportedly attacked by angry youths in his constituency, over alleged fake promises and non-performance after they voted him into office. Gistongist gathered that Pali was in his constituency for a social function when he came […]