Sadiq Yobe


Supreme court to decide Onnoghen fate March 17

The Supreme Court has fixed judgment for May 17 this year in a suit by Cross River State Government seeking to set aside the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Accept defeat in the interest of democracy – ACF urges Atiku

Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called on Atiku Abubakar to concede defeat and congratulate President Buhari, the winner of the just concluded presidential election.

Yobe PDP Chairman switches to APC meets with Buhari

The implication of this development is that the Yobe State PDP will be going into the polls on Saturday without a leader.

Appeal court gives Zamfara APC nod to field candidates

The court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the judgment of the federal high court, Abuja, which held that the Zamfara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) can not field candidates for the general election.

N39.15trn withdrawn from ATMs in 2 months – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Automated Teller Machine (ATM) from selected banks across the country recorded transactions valued at N39.15 trillion in the fourth quarter (Oct. to Dec.) of 2018.

Dogara’s political future is bleak – Gov Abubakar

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has on Tuesday dismissed Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara's political future saying that the man has lost political relevance.

Kaduna killings: Fulani group call for arrest of CAN chairman, others

A Fulani Youth group has called for the arrest of the chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kaduna state chapter, Rev. Joseph Hayab, and former Chairman Human Rights Commission, Professor Odinkalu, over alleged cover up in the killings of about 66 people in Kaduna state.

Polls’ shift: FG directs reopening of borders

The Comptroller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, has announced the reopening of Nigeria's borders which were shut down on Friday because of the conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections.

APC joins Nigerians in condemning INEC’s postponement of presidential polls

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has joined Nigerians in condemning the postponement of the general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Bringing back Babale into APC campaign will not stop party’s defeat – Fintiri

The campaign directorate of the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), in Adamawa State, has disclosed that the readmission of deputy governor Martins Nasir Babale into the APC campaign train will not save the party from the imminent defeat that stares it in the eyes.

NBA urges National Assembly to save Nigeria as Buhari suspends CJN Onnoghen

The NBA said this in a statement by its President, Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN), on Friday while reacting to the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

2019: Atiku and Nyako to work together as Obasanjo settle rift between the duo

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Mbaka needs our prayers not attack, says Peter Obi

Peter Obi, the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked people to stop attacking Ejike Mbaka, spiritual director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN).

The Economist projects victory for Buhari in 2019 presidential election

President Muhammadu Buhari has been projected as the winner of the 2019 Presidential polls, a report by The Economist indicated.

PHOTOS: 900-year-old gold coins found in well

A collection of gold coins believed to have been hidden 900 years ago has been discovered by archaeologists in the ancient Israeli port city...

We will no longer complain about inherited problems, we will face them – Buhari

President Buhari during his interactions session with Nigerians in Diaspora, at the Kraków Holiday Inn, Poland, has lamented Nigeria’s history of corruption and mismanagement...

Alexis Sanchez picked up hamstring injury in training and is set to miss games against Southampton, Arsenal and Fulham

The Manchester United forward sustained the injury in a training session on Thursday and is set for up to a month out of action. Manchester...

Bale’s agent opens door for a move to Italy

Jonathan Barnett says Gareth Bale is happy at the moment at Real Madrid but says every great player is reconsidering Italy as an option...

Bernabeu to host Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate has been moved more than 6,000 miles away to the...


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