For the first time since the memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari became subjects of intense debate, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has revealed to only DAILY TRUST on SUNDAY other details Nigerians didn''t know about the memo.
The UN on Saturday evening switched off the lights at its headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of the 10th annual ‘Earth Hour’
The global event was meant to put the spotlight on the issues facing the planet and to inspire millions across the world to live in a more sustainable manner.
When Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, in an unusual candour few days ago, let out his frustration against his immediate predecessor and current Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr.
The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria  as amended separated legislative from executive powers of the Federation but it hardly intended that the two powerful arms of government should engage in a perpetual contest of egos and conceit and in the process ground the country to a virtual halt.
The Senate has summoned the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami and the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, over alleged passport scandal running into billions on naira.
The Jigawa State governor, Mohammad Badaru Abubakar, has said that the names of officials who served in the immediate past government of governor Sule Lamido have been compiled for prosecution over alleged misappropriation of N8 billion belonging to the state government.
President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country.
The political solution strategy adopted by PDP stakeholders after a prolonged legal battle between the two key political gladiators - Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Senator Ahmed Makarfi - is weathering the storm of uncertainty about the party’s future and the nation’s democracy.
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The Plateau State Police Command has posted a new Divisional Police Officer (DPO) to Anguwan Rogo community in Jos-North, where one person was allegedly shot dead on Wednesday by a police officer.
Hundreds of traders at Obi Wali market, located close to the Silverbird Gallery, Nzamanze Street, Port Harcourt, are up in arms with the Rivers State government over the demolition of the market.
Fifty four graduands bagged First Class degree at the second convocation of the Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU), Katsina
Speaking at the occasion, the Visitor and Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, said his administration will continue to encourage the university to expand its horizon, so long as it continues to run its affairs in accordance with extant laws of the state.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has assured that by the end of 2019, about 250,000 millionaires would be created in Kebbi State through farming activities, particularly rice production.
Origin of Yam market
Established since 1982, the Zaki Biam International Yam market in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State, is said to be the largest of its kind in Africa.
By Hamza Idris
Our first port of call was Bauchi State, which is the gateway to the six states of the North-East - Adamawa, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe, which have suffered a lot of trauma during the nearly eight years of Boko Haram militancy.
There’s a raging controversy over the e-passport contracts signed by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) with non-security firms which is ripping Nigeria billions of naira.
Labour unions in Taraba State and Gov Darius Ishaku may be poised for a showdown over the ban on protests and demonstrations announced by the governor on Saturday.
The Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) will not relent in its effort to see that the local government system becomes autonomous, an official has said.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says the Federal Government will support power companies in Nigeria to resolve its generation problem.
The first Speaker of Gombe House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammad-Kwadon, has died at the age of 75.
The Presidency’s clearance of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Mustafa Magu and renominating him for Senate confirmation in January this year was done in disregard of a memo from the Directorate of State Services DSS] which warned that Magu is unfit for that high office, according to documents seen by Daily Trust on Saturday.
ASenate ad hoc committee on Saturday summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.
The spokesman of the Senate, Dr.
A former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr Ali Olanusi, who was impeached in 2015 under the administration of the immediate past Governor Olusegun Mimiko, said on Saturday that he had no grudges or ill-feelings against those who masterminded his removal.
The Ministry of Finance, says it has so far received 2,351 tips from whistleblowers bordering on cases of embezzlement of government funds, looting of assets and contract inflation, among others.
Following the federal government’s pronouncement for rewarding whistle-blowers, the anti-corruption fight has taken a new dimension.
Immediate-past Senate Leader, Ali Ndume (APC Borno South), has denied bearing any malice towards Senate President Bukola Saraki and Senator Dino Melaye, over his call for the probe of the duo.
A few days after a medical doctor committed suicide by jumping into the Lagos lagoon, operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) yesterday rescued two women who attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the lagoon.
Six persons were said to have lost their lives Thursday night while ten others sustained injuries around Farin Gada market in Jos, the Plateau State capital, when a lorry driver lost control and rammed into vehicles in the congested area.