I wish Buhari congratulated me on my birthday – Fayose

By Bologi M. Maikudi Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said he was disappointed that President Muhammadu Buhari did not act like the true father of the nation by calling

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Ojukwu denounces APGA, joins APC

By Bologi M. Maikudi. Emeka Ojukwu jnr, son of the founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has lashed out at the leadership of the

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AU seeks end to ‘coup attempt’ in Zimbabwe

The head of the African Union on Wednesday said the crisis in Zimbabwe “seems like a coup” and called on the military to halt their actions and restore constitutional order,

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Key dates in Mugabe’s 37-year-old rule

The following are key dates in President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule, one of the longest on the African continent. April 18, 1980: Rhodesia gains independence after 90 years as a

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Military takes over as Mugabe remains on house arrest

Zimbabwe’s military appeared to be in control of the country Wednesday as generals denied staging a coup but used state television to vow to target “criminals” close to President Robert

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Buhari orders reinstatement of Obiano’s security details

By Ahmed Idris. President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. While welcoming the President on arrival Wednesday in Awka

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Zimbabwe coup: Buhari insists on respect for constitution

By Ahmed Idris. President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm, peace and respect for the constitution in Zimbabwe. According to a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, the President urged

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My appointments based on merit, says Buhari

By Ahmed Idris. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night in Abakikili, Ebonyi state, explained that many appointees in his administration were appointed purely on merit and their proven track records.

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Zimbabwean Army takes over broadcast station, denies coup attempt

Zimbabwe’s military has read out a statement after taking over the national broadcaster, ZBC, saying it has taken action to “target criminals”. However, it said this was not “a military

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Aguero faints at half time as Nigeria thrash Argentina

Sergio Aguero was taken to hospital after fainting in the dressing room at half-time in Argentina’s 4-2 defeat by Nigeria in Krasnodar, Russia. The Manchester City striker had scored to

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