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Dr. Fabian Benjamin

Despite its earlier proposal to amend the Act establishing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the Senate has suspended the idea to allow for adequate consultation with experts.

The Minister of Sport and Youth Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, said the seeming crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may not be unconnected with 2019 elections.

One of the Supreme Court judges, whose home was invaded by the Department of State Services, DSS, penultimate weekend, Justice John Inyang Okoro, has alleged that his travail in the hands of the operatives was in connection with alleged desire of the Presidency and All Progressives Congress, APC, to win at all cost, election appeals in Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Abia states.

To provide affordable housing for Nigerians, Nigeria is working with stakeholders to raise one trillion Naira, Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo said on Tuesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to a BBC interview given by his wife, Aisha, in which she said she may not campaign for him in 2019 because many strange people, who were not part of election campaign, have taken over the government.

President Buhari’s Independence Day Speech: Credit: NTAI/CHANNELSTV

1st October is a day of celebration for us Nigerians. On this day, 56 years ago our people achieved the most important of all human desires – freedom and independence. We should all therefore give thanks and pray for our founding fathers without whose efforts and toil we would not reap the bounties of today.

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday began moves to legalise lobbying in Nigeria as it passed for second reading, a Bill seeking for law to register and regulate lobbying as a profession.

The Presidency has denied allegation that allowances due to immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan have been stopped.

Demonstrators in Bayelsa State on Thursday alleged that the federal government had stopped paying Jonathan’s allowances.

Apparently sensing that they have been defeated in the Edo governorship election held on Wednesday, supporters of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have embarked on a protest in front of the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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