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INEC Postpones Presidential, NASS Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled for today (Saturday) by one week. Consequently, the commission has rescheduled the Presidential and National Assembly Elections to Saturday, February 23, 2019 ...

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INEC Extends PVC Collection Till Monday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the collection of permanent voters cards (PVC) by three days. The collection of PVC which was scheduled to end on Friday, February 8. The agency has now extended it ...

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IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, Granted N300m Bail

Nnamdi Kanu

  An Abuja Federal High Court has today  granted bail to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu in the sum of N300 million with three sureties in like sum, on health grounds. Justice Binta Nyako ...

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Policeman Killed In Paris Shooting

    One policeman has been killed and a second wounded in a shooting in central Paris, police say. Some reports say a gunman who fired on them has been shot dead. The Champs Elysees, where the shooting occurred, has ...

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BREAKING: JAMB Extends UTME Registration

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB) has announced the extension of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) by two weeks. The examination body also postponed the UTME exam till 13th and 20th of May. More ...

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Italian Govt Deports 40 Nigerians

    The Italian government on Tuesday deported 40 Nigerians for immigration and criminal offences. The deportees, comprising males and females arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 8:25pm aboard an Air Meridiana aircraft with registration number ...

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Jacob Zuma Sacks Finance Minister

  South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has sacked Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan after days of speculation that rocked the country’s markets, A statement from the president’s office late Thursday, said Mr Gordhan will be replaced by Malusi Gigaba. Earlier this ...

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Six Afghan ICRC Workers ‘Killed By Islamic State’

  Six Afghans working for the Red Cross have been killed by suspected Islamic State (IS) group gunmen in the province of Jowzjan, officials say. The workers were shot in the Qush Tepa area, the provincial governor said. Two others ...

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BREAKING: Buhari Extends Vacation, Writes To National Assembly

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday extended his vacation which he started penultimate week. The president made this known in a three-paragraph statement made available to journalists by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.  Adesina said ...

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BREAKING: Chad’s Moussa Faki Mahamat Wins African Union’s Top Job

  African Union (AU) leaders have chosen Chad’s candidate as the next head of the AU commission. Chadian Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat beat Kenya’s top diplomat Amina Mohamed. The race is usually settled behind the scenes before the vote ...

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