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Just In: INEC extends PVC collection deadline

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has extended the deadline for collecting Permanent Voter Cards PVCs by one week. As a result, the…

UK-based group endorses Teslim Kolawole Folarin for Oyo governor

Teslim Kolawole Folarin's (TKF) bid for governor of Oyo state has the full backing of a coalition of worldwide activists for good governance in N…

PDP suspends Ebonyi chair for ‘anti-party activities’

Okorie Okoroafor, the PDP chair for Ebonyi State, has been suspended for alleged anti-party behaviour. Dele Ologunagba, the PDP's spokesperson, m…

Jose Mourinho wants Chelsea return

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reportedly called the team to express interest in taking over Stamford Bridge for a third time but was met with …

Court orders woman to pay ex-boyfriend for breaking marriage promise

A Ugandan court mandated that a woman pay her ex-fiance 9.4 million shillings (about $2,550 or £2,060) as restitution for her refusal to m…

Gboyega Oyetola: INEC the biggest winner from Osun tribunal’s decision

Former governor of Osun State Gboyega Oyetola declared that the election petition tribunal's ruling on Friday, which acknowledged his victory in …

Abia 2023: PDP fixes date for fresh guber primary

Five weeks before the March 11 general election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State will nominate a new candidate for governor on Febru…

Kano govt tells Buhari to postpone visit over hardship

Due to security concerns and complaints from people about the difficulty in obtaining the new naira notes, Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has …

Osun 2022: Ademola Adeleke calls for calm as protest rages

Governor of Osun State Senator Ademola Adeleke has criticised the decision of the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal and asked INEC to den…

Bola Tinubu, Muhammadu Buhari meet after naira redesign, fuel scarcity comment

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential candidate, paid President Muhammadu Buhari a visit on Friday night in Daura, the president's hometown i…

Osun 2022: Bola Tinubu hails Gboyege Oyetola’s tribunal victory

Adegboyega Oyetola, who was recently declared the victor of the Osun governorship election that took place in July 2022, has received congratulations…

What’s Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s tangible worth?

The sole essence of a man or the sum total of his personality profile is to be located in his character! In Bola Tinubu, as in other humans, the att…

Naira swap: Atiku Abubakar calls for extension

The Peoples Democratic Party's presidential nominee Atiku Abubakar has requested a brief extension to the January 31 deadline set by the Central …

Rivers cultist who used victim’s intestines for pepper soup sentenced to death

Bestman Lekia, also known as "Biggie," was found guilty and given a death-by-hanging sentence by a high court in Port Harcourt for the murd…

INEC: Nigerian universities can’t be forced to close for elections

According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), universities cannot be closed on February 25 so that students can cast their ballo…

CBN: POS agents making it difficult for new Naira notes to circulate in Bayelsa

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has accused point-of-sale (POS) employees in rural Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, of planning with …

Nigeria’s central bank continues currency swapping in rural communities

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) started the currency swap exercise on Saturday to make sure that all rural people of Taraba exchange their old nair…

Osun 2022: APC denounces attacks on members over tribunal ruling

The Osun chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) issued a statement condemning the "indiscriminate act of brigandage" demonstrated b…

2023: 3 feared killed in Lagos APC-PDP clash

At least three people are said to have died and countless more were injured as a result of violent clashes between supporters of the opposition Peopl…

Derailment: Nigeria suspends Abuja-Kaduna train services

According to the Nigerian Railway Corporation, the train service between Abuja and Kaduna has been temporarily suspended following a derailment on Fr…

Arizona senator proposes Bitcoin legal tender bill

One of the cryptocurrency-related bills submitted by Arizona state senator Wendy Rogers would recognise Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender in the region. …

Nasarawa governor’s son passes away at 36

The eldest son of Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, Hassan Abdullahi Sule, has died. According to information gathered by Prime 9ja Online, …

Bola Tinubu: I only advised Muhammadu Buhari on currency redesign, fuel scarcity; not criticised him

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for president, Bola Tinubu, has denied allegations that he criticised President Muhammadu Buhari's …

Pep Guardiola wants to beat Mikel Arteta despite friendship

Although Mikel Arteta, the manager of Arsenal, and Pep Guardiola, the manager of Manchester City, are close friends, there is a chance that they will…