Category: Politics

‘I Left Nigeria Better Than I Met It’ – Former President Obasanjo

Former Nigerian president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has claimed that he left the country in a better state than when he first assumed office. He made this known during a...

Tinubu’s Mandate Movement Sets Sights on Mobilizing 40 Million for Tinubu-Shettima as 2027 Presidential Campaign Ramps Up

In a bid to bolster support for President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima’s political prospects, the Lagos-based political organization, Mandate...

Peter Obi’s Former Campaign Chief, Doyin Okupe Says Tinubu Is the ‘Best’ Presidential Candidate of 2023

Doyin Okupe, the former Director-General of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Group, has now praised Bola Tinubu as the most capable candidate among the contenders...

Osun State Governor, Adeleke Calls on PDP to Launch ‘March to 2026’, Seeks Reelection Campaign

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has kicked off his reelection campaign efforts, calling on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) members to rally behind him in his...

Tinubu Presented with New Minimum Wage Proposal of N105,000

The Minister of Finance, Wale Edun, has officially submitted an updated proposal to President Bola Tinubu According to reports, the Minister submitted a proposal to...

Photonews: Ask your lover what he/she thinks about the NLC & TUC strike in Nigeria & their thoughts on the demand for a new minimum wage and then listen to what you are dating- actor Alex Ekubbo tells unmarried couples

Respect for Religion Requested: MURIC Urges Organized Labour to Consider Sallah Celebrations and Avoid Creating Hardships for Muslims

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has issued a scathing criticism of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), accusing them of plotting to sabotage the upcoming Salah...

Peter Obi Compromises,  Goes Across Aisle in Ambitious Push for PDP, Others Merger

Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 election, has expressed his willingness to accept a merger with other parties if it will lead to...

My First Year ‘Challenging, Fulfilling’ – President Tinubu

The past year has been marked by a tumultuous and complex landscape for President Bola Tinubu. Amidst persistent incidents of violence and economic instability, the...

Rivers APC Rallies One Million Supporters in Solidarity with President Tinubu

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held an impressive one-million-man march on Thursday, demonstrating their unwavering support for...

Social Critic Oluwaseyi Oyetunbi Slams Oyo Governor for Sending Daughter to Yale Instead of Top-Ranked University of Ibadan

As Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde celebrates his daughter’s graduation from Yale University in the United States, social critic Oluwaseyi Oyetunbi has raised...

Minimum Wage Negotiations Resume Amidst Discord: Government Proposes N54,000, Labour Insists on N615,000

The organized labour unions in Nigeria have collectively rejected the federal government’s proposed minimum wage of N54,000, according to a highly reliable source...

Governor Makinde Proudly Celebrates Daughter’s Academic Milestone As She Graduates from Yale University

In a heartwarming display of pride and joy, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde congratulated his daughter, Tobi Makinde, on her recent graduation from the esteemed Yale...

President Tinubu Hosts Senegal’s Young President, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, at Presidential Villa

President Bola Tinubu warmly received Senegal’s youthful President, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. While the specific...

Nigerian Organised Labour Walks Out of Minimum Wage Negotiations Over Government’s ‘Ridiculous’ N48,000 Offer

Tensions between the Nigerian government and organized labor unions have reached a boiling point, as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC)...

Tinubu Government Announces Collection of Tolls from All Nigerians At Airport Gates

President Bola Tinubu’s administration has announced a significant change in policy for federal airports across Nigeria. Effective immediately, all users of...

ASUU Threatens Nationwide Strike Amidst Government Inaction

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened a nationwide strike in protest against the Nigerian government’s failure to address crucial issues....

Actress Eniola Badmus Reportedly Joins Politics as Special Assistant to Reps Speaker

Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus has reportedly made a significant career change by entering the political arena. According to recent reports, Badmus has been appointed...

Abia State Governor, Otti Alleges N10 Billion Transferred to 32 Individual Company Accounts by Past Administration

Abia State Governor Alex Otti has accused the previous administration of Okezie Ikpeazu of misappropriating N10 billion in airport funds. Otti alleges that the money was...

Senate Passes Bill to Boost Judiciary Salaries, Raising CJN Pay to N5.39m and Justices’ Pay to N4.21m Amidst Economic Hardship

The Nigerian Senate took a decisive step towards increasing judicial salaries on Thursday, as a Bill to that effect passed its second reading. This proposed legislation,...

Nigerian Senate Approves Capital Punishment for Drug Offenses

The Nigerian Senate has approved a bill that imposes the death penalty on drug offenders. According to the new law, individuals convicted of possessing, trafficking, or...

Oyo Local Elections in Disarray: Polling Delays and No Show of Electoral Officials Plunge Voting into Chaos, Leaving Wards With No Elections Held

The much-anticipated Oyo State local government elections got off to a rocky start as citizens eager to exercise their voting rights were met with widespread delays in...

American School in Abuja Writes EFCC, Seek to Refund Yayah Bello’s $760,000 Advanced Children’s School Fees

The American International School of Abuja has officially contacted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, requesting “authentic banking details” to...

Sowore Calls for American School to Face Consequences in Nigerian Money Laundering Scandal: Ex-Kogi Governor Yayah Bello, Aides Must Face Justice, Activist Stresses

Nigerian human rights advocate Omoyele Sowore has demanded that the American International School in Abuja face prosecution for its alleged complicity in a money...

Peter Obi in the Hot Seat: Controversy over School Construction Record in Anambra State Heats Up

Last week, Reno Omokri, a prominent social media personality, launched a direct challenge at Peter Obi, the former Governor of Anambra State, demanding that Obi or any...

Sowore Unveils the Dark Side of Nigerian Education: Private Schools Excel, Public Schools Struggle

Nigerian activist and journalist Omoyele Sowore has cast light on the stark inequalities in the country’s education system. He revealed that private schools boast...

El-Rufai Exposes Tinubu’s Rising Fuel Subsidy Bill: Presidency Spending More Than Ever

Nasir El-Rufai, the former Governor of Kaduna State, recently made a startling claim regarding the federal government’s expenditure on petrol subsidies under...

Northern Elders Express Regrets over Support for President Tinubu: ‘We Made a Mistake’

The Northern Elders Forum has voiced its disappointment with the outcome of the 2023 presidential elections, in which Bola Tinubu was elected as President of Nigeria....

Photonews: Bashir Ahmad Mocks Peter Obi’s Borehole Initiative in Kaduna

Peter Obi Vows to Resign from Labour Party

Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s 2023 presidential candidate, has suggested that he may not remain with the party for the next election cycle. In a discussion with...

Kaduna Governor Says Massive $587m, N85bn Debt is Hindering Salary Payments

The Kaduna State governor, Uba Sani, stated that his administration is struggling to pay worker’s salaries due to the significant debt burden that was inherited...

Osun Government Leaves Thousands of Job Seekers Stranded After Failing to Hold Promised Teachers’ Exams

The Osun State Government failed to hold the Computer-Based Test (CBT) for its teacher’s recruitment exercise on Wednesday, leaving thousands of job seekers...

Top Ondo Gubernatorial Contender Dies Suddenly, Shaking Up State Politics

Paul Akintelure, a front-runner in the race for the governorship of Ondo State, died unexpectedly. His passing has caused great turmoil in the political landscape of the...

44-Year-Old Bassirou Diomaye Faye Wins Senegal Presidency as Opponent, 62-Year-Old Amadou Ba, Concedes

Amadou Ba, the former prime minister of Senegal, has offered his congratulations to rival candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye for winning the country’s presidential...

Kaduna Governor Sani: Teacher Abducted With Schoolchildren Died in Kidnappers’ Den

Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has disclosed that a teacher who was kidnapped alongside schoolchildren from Government Secondary and Primary Schools, Kuriga 1, did not...

Kaduna Governor Contradicts Media Reports on Kidnapped Schoolchildren

In a recent statement, Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani said that the number of schoolchildren kidnapped in a recent attack in Chikun LGA was actually 137, rather than the...

Governor Adeleke Urges Faith and Prayer as Solutions to Nigeria’s Economic Challenges

Osun State Governor Ademola Jackson Adeleke has urged Muslims in the state to increase their prayers and spiritual efforts to help alleviate the current economic crisis...

Former Minister Lai Mohammed Reveals How Social Media Impacted His Marriage of 40 Years

Former Minister Lai Mohammed spoke about the impact that social media has had on his marriage of 40 years. At a recent event celebrating Nobel laureate Wole...

Tinubu Urges Nigerians to Buy Made-in-Nigeria Goods to Strengthen the Naira

President Bola Tinubu is urging Nigerians to support domestic goods and businesses. The President believes that buying made-in-Nigeria products can help to strengthen...

Peter Obi Rumored to be Quitting Labour Party in Favor of Another Platform

According to a former spokesman for the Atiku/Okowa Campaign, Daniel Bwala, Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 election, may leave the...

WATCH: Peter Obi Joins Ramadan Prayer and Breaking of Fast at Central Mosque in Maraba-Nyanya

Osun Governor Unveils Refurbished State House in Style

Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke officially unveiled the refurbished State House, which has undergone extensive renovations under his administration. The State House...

Muslim Community in Inisa Accuses Gov. Adeleke of Ignoring Court Order Regarding Appointment of Chief Imam

In response to Governor Adeleke’s appointment of Alufa Akeem as Chief Imam of the Inisa Central Mosque, the Muslim community in Inisa has raised serious concerns....

Senate President Akpabio Criticizes Governor Fubara for Comments at Wigwe Family Memorial

Senate President Godswill Akpabio criticized Governor Fubara for remarks he made at the memorial of Herbert Wigwe and his family. Fubara’s comments were deemed...

Tinubu Orders Cement Manufacturers to Lower Prices, Following Recent Hike

President Tinubu has directed all cement manufacturers to revert to the previous price of cement, following a recent hike in prices. Minister of Works, Senator David...

President Tinubu Criticizes NLC Strike, Calls It ‘Unacceptable’

President Tinubu has strongly criticized the NLC’s decision to strike just nine months into his administration, calling it ‘unacceptable.’ Tinubu also...

Tinubu’s Sons, Seyi and Yinka, Among Delegation to Travel with President to Doha, Qatar

Seyi and Yinka Tinubu, sons of President Tinubu, will accompany him on a state visit to Doha, Qatar on March 2-3. The delegation will consist of 38 people and is split...

Comedian Seyi Law Says He Has Not Endorsed Tinubu for President

Comedian Seyi Law has denied claims that he urged people to vote for Bola Ahmed Tinubu for president. Seyi Law said this in ‘The Honest Bunch’ podcast. He...

Comrade Udoh Elected As AAC’s Edo State Governorship Candidate

The African Action Congress (AAC) has chosen Comrade Oberaifo Udoh as its nominee for the upcoming Edo State governorship race. Udoh is a long-time member of the party,...

Controversial Islamic Cleric Calls for Death of First Lady Remi Tinubu

An Islamic cleric has sparked controversy by making a derogatory remark about First Lady Oluremi Tinubu’s faith. Many have criticized the cleric’s comments...

Ohaneze Ndigbo Urges Igbos to Avoid Joining Protests Against Hardship

The Ohaneze Ndigbo, a prominent Igbo organization, has issued a statement advising Igbo people not to participate in protests against the current economic hardship. The...

Former Minister Solomon Dalung Challenges President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to ‘Perform His Lagos Miracles’ in Addressing Nigeria’s Economic Woes

In a strongly worded statement, former Minister Solomon Dalung accused the Presidency of attempting to deflect blame for the country’s economic problems onto...

Future Generations Will Reap the Rewards of Current Hardships – Seyi Tinubu

Seyi Tinubu, son of President Bola Tinubu, says that the current generation is facing many challenges, but their perseverance will eventually lead to better days. He...

FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike, Confident of Victory in 2027 as New Political Alliances Form

Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, is confident that his political camp’s new alliances will give them an advantage in the 2027 elections....

Sowore Taunts APC’s ‘Emilokan’ Supporters, Says Hardship Is Now Their Lot

Omoyele Sowore, a human rights activist, said the people who chanted “Emilokan” (it’s my turn) to support President Tinubu during the 2023 elections...

PDP Governors Urge Tinubu to Resign Over Nigeria’s Crisis

PDP governors have called on President Bola Tinubu and the ruling APC to either find long-term solutions to Nigeria’s problems, or step aside and allow someone...

Sowore Says Many Nigerians Were Unaware of Need for Revolution Before 2019 Protest, Now Agree with Him

According to Omoyele Sowore, the leader of the #RevolutionNow movement, the August 2019 protest marked a turning point in public understanding of the need for...

President Tinubu Appoints Son-in-Law to Lead Federal Housing Authority

President Bola Tinubu has officially appointed Oyetunde Oladimeji Ojo, his son-in-law, as Managing Director and CEO of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA). The...

Sultan Warns President Tinubu: Growing Poverty, Hunger and Insecurity Could Lead to Revolt

A coalition of traditional leaders from Northern Nigeria, led by the Sultan of Sokoto, has warned President Tinubu of the potential for popular revolt due to the...

JAF Calls for Mass Protests Against Tinubu’s Policies, Citing Danger of Worsening Conditions and Potential Anarchy

The Joint Action Front (JAF) has issued a call to action, urging Nigerians to take to the streets in protest of President Bola Tinubu’s policies, which the group...

Breaking News: Sowore Treason Case Dropped by Tinubu Government

In a surprising turn of events, the Nigerian government has decided to drop the case against activist and #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore. Sowore had been facing...

RCCG General Overseer, Bishop Adeboye, Says Nigeria’s Crisis Requires Spiritual Solutions

The general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), bishop Enoch Adeboye, has said that the problems confronting Nigeria will require some spiritual...

Presidency: Despite Hardship, Nigeria Has Africa’s Lowest Cost of Living

The Presidency has asserted that Nigerians enjoy the lowest cost of living in Africa despite the country’s skyrocketing inflation rate. It also stated that...

WATCH: Actor Olaiya Igwe Apologizes for Misleading Fans About 2023 Presidential Run

Veteran actor, Olaiya Igwe, has issued an apology over his campaign for President Bola Tinubu, says God ministered to him to go to the beach to campaign half-naked.

Oyo State Government Accuses Suspended Ido Traditional Ruler of Collusion with Illegal Miners

The Oyo State government has revealed the reason for the suspension of Onido of Ido, Oba Gbolagade Muritala Babalola, Prince Dotun Oyelade, commissioner for information,...

Photonews: Peter Obi Arrives in Cote D’Ivoire to Support Super Eagles

Oyo State Governor Suspends Ido Monarch Over Alleged Misconduct

Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has suspended Oba Gbolagade Babalola (Gbadewolu I), the Onido of Ido in Ido Local Government Area of the state. The suspension was...

WATCH: Do Something, Nigerians Are Suffering – Tinubu’s Number One Fan, Kwam 1 Cries Out

Atiku Criticizes Tinubu’s Qualifications to Be President, Insists Nigeria Needs More Than a ‘Tourist-in-Chief’

Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate in the 2023 elections, addressed President Bola Tinubu during his most recent private...

Atiku’s Ex-spokesman Bwala Crosses Aisles, Meets with Tinubu in Paris

Atiku’s Ex-spokesman, Daniel Bwala has shared a photo of him and President Bola Tinubu in Paris. Bwala is the former spokesperson to the presidential candidate of...

Labour Party Candidate, Peter Obi, Says President Bola Tinubu is ‘Causing Nigerians the Most Hardship’

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has stated that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu should be in the Guinness World Records for “causing Nigerians...

Nigeria Labour Congress President Blasts Tinubu’s Economic Policies, Calls Them ‘Unprecedented’ in the Country’s History

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, has slammed the economic policies of President Bola Tinubu’s administration, accusing them of causing...

Ex-Governor’s Brother Stops Minister’s Vehicle for Driving Against Traffic in Abuja

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose’s younger brother, Isaac Fayose, said he stopped the vehicle of an unamed minister who was driving against the traffic in...

Nollywood Actress Lizzy Gold Appeals to President Tinubu to Address Insecurity in Nigeria

Nollywood actress, Lizzy Gold, has appealed to the President, raising alarms over the high level of insecurity in the nation. Lizzy bemoaned the increasing prevalence of...

Osun State Government Terminates Appointments of Three Monarchs, Orders Fresh Selection Process for their Positions

The Osun State Government, has ordered for a new selection process for the positions of Aree of Iree and Owa of Igbajo, revoking the initial procedures. According to...

Peter Obi Calls on President Tinubu to Address Nigeria’s Worsening Security Crisis

The 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi, has asked President Bola Tinubu to fulfil his campaign promises to Nigerians by tackling the rampant...

President Tinubu Meets with Former President Obasanjo – Was This a Sign of Reconciliation?

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in Owerri, Imo State capital during the second-term inauguration of the state governor,...

Former Military President IBB Argues Two-Party State Is Best for Nigeria’s Democracy

A former Military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has said that a two-party state is best for the Nigeria’s democracy. The former military President made this...

School Feeding Program, N-Power, and Others Suspended by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has suspended all programs administered by the National Social Investment Programme Agency (NSIPA). In a statement on Friday, January 12, the...

Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Approves N683 Billion Intervention Fund for Tertiary Education

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the sum of N683,429,268 billion as the 2024 Intervention Funds for public tertiary education institutions in the country. The...

President Tinubu Reduces Travel Expenses for Government Officials by 60% – Is This a Cost-Cutting Measure?

President Bola Tinubu has slashed by 60 per cent the travel expenditure of government officials in his administration. Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, disclosed...

President Tinubu Announces Dismissal of Two Top-Level Executive Officers

President Tinubu has dismissed two top level executive officers. The removal is said to be in conformity with plans to restructure and reposition critical agencies of...

Former Ondo State Governor Akeredolu Remains Arrive Nigeria

The body of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, has arrived Nigeria. According to a source, the plane conveying the body...

Tinubu’s Rice is for the Masses! – MURIC Tells Lawmakers

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on members of the National Assembly (NASS) to ensure proper distribution of thousands of bags of rice and other foodstuffs...

Atiku’s Camp: 2027 Presidential Race Will Feature Political Coalition Against President Tinubu

The camp of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the 2023 election, has said there will be a coalition of political parties...

Ondo Governor Suspends All Local Government Caretaker Committees, Cites Misconduct

Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has suspended all local government Caretaker Committees in the state. In a circular dated January 2, the governor, through the...

Senate Approves $7.9 Billion Borrowing Request from President Tinubu

The Senate has approved President Bola Tinubu’s request to borrow $7.8billion and €100 million as part of the 2022- 2024 borrowing plan of the federal government....

Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke Expresses Interest in Running for President in the Future

The Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, has said that he is qualified and competent to be the President of Nigeria, adding that he would grab the opportunity if it...

President Bola Tinubu and Wife Host Super Falcons Star Asisat Oshoala at Lagos Home

President Bola Tinubu and his wife, Oluremi, on Thursday hosted Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala, in their Lagos residence. The First Lady shared photos of the visit...

Omoyele Sowore Speaks Out Against Akeredolu’s Family, Accuses Them of Hastening His Death

Omoyele Sowore, the 2023 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has accused the family of the late Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, of...

Lucky Aiyedatiwa Officially Takes Over as Governor of Ondo State Following Death of Rotimi Akeredolu

The acting governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has been sworn in as the state governor. This followed the death of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday at the...

Photos: Ondo State Residents Gather to Witness Swearing-In of Lucky Aiyedatiwa as Governor Following Death of Former Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

Watch: President Bola Tinubu, Governor Sanwo-Olu, and Others Pay Tribute to Late Ondo State Governor at Lagos State House

Ghali Na’abba, Former Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Has Died

Former speaker of the House of Assembly, Ghali Umar Na’abba is dead. PurpleWorld gathered that Na’abba died on Wednesday morning at the National hospital in Abuja...

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Passes Away

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State is dead. He reportedly died in Lagos on Wednesday at the age of 67. According to Vanguard, it was learnt that he was managed by...

Watch: ‘I Advised Tinubu Not to Run, and That Young Leaders May Be Better Equipped to Tackle Nigeria’s Challenges – Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka Says

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Economic Challenges Won’t Shatter My Faith in Tinubu’s Leadership – Actress Foluke Daramola

Foluke Daramola, popular Nigerian actress, says though the bad economy is affecting her, she does not regret campaigning for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the run up to...

Supreme Court Affirms Governor Peter Mbah’s Victory in Enugu State

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Peter Mbah as the governor of Enugu State. According to reports, the apex court resolved all the issues in favour of the...

President Tinubu Brokers Truce Between Warring Factions in Rivers State: A Step Toward Peace?

Peace appears to be in sight in the political climate in Rivers state as the state Governor Sim Fubara and preecessor/political godfather, Nyesom Wike, reached a truce...

Tinubu Holds Crisis Talks With Rivers Political Heavyweights: Can a Peace Deal Be Reached?

In a bid to end the ongoing political crisis in Rivers State, president Bola Tinubu is currently in a meeting with Governor Sim Fubara and former governor Peter Odili,...