FORMER Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday declared his intention to contest the position of the President.
Atiku made this declaration when he led some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party to the Government House in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
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The Federal Government has concluded plans to build solar powered independent power plants in nine universities in the country. Coming as part of the government’s policy to connect all federal universities to the national power grid, the project would use renewable …
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Ife Ogunfuwa About 70 per cent of government websites designated as either gov.ng or mil.ng are hosted in other countries, according to data from the Nigeria Internet Registration Association. The data showed that majority of the sites were hosted in the United States, about 59 per cent; 3.4 per...
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has denied rumours going around that the government has cancelled Easter holidays in the state.
"Good Friday and Easter Monday are established public holidays, they are mandatory and are declared by the Federal Government. Pupils and students in Kaduna...
Government jobs are one of the most sought after jobs in the country. From the ministries, commissions, parastatals, military to research institutes. This is because government jobs provide some sort of security and abundant side benefits and allowances. See below four ways you can easily get...
Following the collapse of a five-storey building located at the end of Kushenla road, Chisco bus stop, Ikate Elegushi-Lekki, Lagos state, which the death toll has now risen to about thirty.
The Lagos State Government has expressed its condolences over the death of construction site workers who...
Pa Ayo Adebanjo, a staunch member of the Yoruba political group, Afenifere in an interview with Vanguard discussed extensively about President Mohammadu Buhari's administration and that of the All progressives party, APC among other issues...
The Afenifere chieftain said: “These APC people you...
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday said the Federal Government would provide medical items to aid the speedy recovery of victims of the Nnewi gas explosion.
The South-East Coordinator of NEMA, Mr James Eze, said this after visiting victims of the explosion at the...
As members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) jubilated last week over the news of the release of their leader, Mr Nnamdi Kanu, by the Federal High Court in Abuja, the Federal Government has slammed a fresh charge of treasonable felony on the Radio Biafra Founder, who had been detained...
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a dilemma over what to do about the perennial energy crisis manifesting in long fuel queues across the country. The confusion is coming just as the petroleum marketers are expecting the federal government to pay them their outstanding claims in respect...
The Senate yesterday moved to amend the Acts establishing the anti-corruption agencies, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC).
The upper legislative chamber subsequently warned all anti-corruption agencies to henceforth...
Draped usually in a black flowing gown made of silk, with a white turban sitting firmly around his head, the leader of Shiite Muslim in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, cuts the image of a divinity – certainly that is not the quality he will attribute to himself. For a man of El-Zakzaky’s...
Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday visited Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) government to fulfill all campaign promises made to the people during the campaigns.
The elder statesman however, explained that his visit to Benue...
Hosea Azi, chairman of Jos-east local government area in Plateau state has died in a road accident on Sunday, exactly two days after he was sworn into office.
Simon Lalong, governor of the state, described Azi’s death as “very shocking”, disclosing that he was involved in a motor accident at...
The National Association of Hides and Skin Dealers of Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to ban importation of shoes to encourage local shoe industries in the country.
The president of the association, Alhaji Bashir Dankullu, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of...
A student of Government Junior Secondary School, Badarawa, Kaduna may have been killed, while several others sustained various degrees of injuries when hoodlums attacked the school yesterday, causing pandemonium and confusion. LEADERSHIP learnt that students attempted to defend themselves with...
The presidency has vehemently refuted the reports in several quarters that a huge sum of N6b had been lavished on the Maintenance of presidential Air fleet (PAF) in the last 6 months.
The presidency spoke through the Senior Special Assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Garba...
President Muhammadu Buhari says the delay in forming his cabinet was due to the inadequacy of the handover note from his successor.
The president, whose speech was delivered by the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, said the handover notes he received from Jonathan did not disclose the...
The former Governor of Lagos state and minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola explains in an interview how he first met his mentor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
From the interview, Fashola said, “I met Tinubu when he was the Treasurer of Mobil in 1990 or 1991. Tinubu's office was...
The Founder, Centre for Values in Leadership, Prof. Pat Utomi, has decried the standard of education in the country describing most educated Nigerians as certificated illiterates.
Utomi said this on Thursday while addressing an educational conference organised by FlipLearnCon in Lagos.