#Abuja

  • November 28, 2022

Appeal court reinstates all PDP candidates in Ogun

The Court of Appeal has set aside a judgment of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, Ogun State, ordering the conduct of fresh primaries by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. The Ibadan division of the appeal court…
  • November 28, 2022

Nigeria building plants to process gold, other minerals

In each of Nigeria’s six geopolitical areas, the federal government has started the process of refining gold, gemstones, and other types of mineral resources. While speaking on the NAN Forum in Abuja, Nigeria’s Minister of…
  • November 28, 2022

Nigeria’s president tasks monarchs on peaceful polls

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has urged traditional leaders to persuade their subjects, especially young people, to refrain from any violent behaviour in the run-up to the 2023 elections. At a ceremony commemorating the 25th…
  • November 26, 2022

Nigeria’s economy grows despite global shocks, Clem Agba

Prince Clem Agba, minister of state in charge of the federal budget and national planning, claims that the economy has grown despite global and local shocks. Agba discussed this at a National Bureau of Statistics…
  • November 23, 2022

Resuming voter registration ‘constitutionally impossible’, INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Tuesday that it would be against the law and the constitution to start registering voters again before the 2023 elections. However, civil society groups have protested, claiming…
  • November 17, 2022

Nigeria’s antigraft agency nabs ‘currency speculator’ in Abuja

Mustapha Muhammed, aka Muaspaha Naira, has been taken into custody by the Nigerian anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Wilson Uwujaren, the spokesman for the anti-graft agency, said in a statement released on…
  • November 15, 2022

Court of appeal sacks Akpabio as APC senatorial candidate

The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has set aside the judgment of Federal High Court Abuja, removing Godswill Akpabio as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District.…
  • November 14, 2022

2023: “Tinubu technically out of presidential race”, PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is “technically out” of the 2023 contest. POLITICS NIGERIA reports that this was made known…
  • November 13, 2022

Buhari returns to Nigeria after UK medical trip

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria, following a “routine medical check-up,” in London, UK. Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, announced this in a tweet on…
  • November 10, 2022

Petrol can’t sell lower than N510, NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has revealed that premium motor spirit (petrol) cannot sell lower than N510 per litre as the President Muhammadu Buhari regime gears towards the phase-out of the fuel subsidy era.…