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Why I quit PDP - Fani-Kayode

Why I quit PDP - Fani-Kayode (Video)

Former Minister in Nigeria - Femi Fani-Kayode speaks on why he quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

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Nigeria's former Attorney-General and Justice Minister - Prince Dr. Olu Onagoruwa is dead. The Prince from Odogbolu in Nigeria's Ogun State died earlier this morning, months after celebrating his 80th birthday. more

21 Jul 2017 15:25 News

While we must give kudos to the military and the Nigerian government for improving security in the northeast, it is safe to say the conflict is far from over. There is still some way to go. more

24 May 2017 00:00 News

Musa*, a CJTF leader based in Maiduguri, has been pleading with his government contacts to provide jobs and support to his men once they decide to leave the CJTF. “You have taught them how to use arms. You have taught them how to fight. To not help more

10 May 2017 00:00 News

As Nigerians at home and abroad mourn the death of Dipo Famakinwa - the pioneer Director-General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, (DAWN) Commission; there is a consensus among many, that his passing is a huge loss, especially to the more

21 Apr 2017 16:00 News

President Muhammadu Buhari will return to work on Monday according to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity - Femi Adesina. more

10 Mar 2017 10:00 News

The English Commercial Court has ruled against the forced sale of one of Nigeria's choice properties in London to recover a debt of $5million and a further N4.71million awarded as costs (excluding interest) arising from a dispute with an Israeli more

26 Jan 2017 00:00 News

With regards to the various news reports published in both the online and print media, insidiously inferring that I was indicted by Italian prosecutors for, as they put it, ‘sharing in the Loot’ of the $1.3bn OPL 245 oil block deal that involved more

25 Jan 2017 00:00 News

I am now forced to respond because it is clear that the EFCC is taking advantage of my silence to try me by media and to convict me in the eyes of the public on false reports. more

23 Jan 2017 00:00 News

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has successfully test fired another locally weaponised Alpha Jet aircraft acquired from overseas without weapon delivery capability. more

20 Aug 2016 18:33 News

13 Year old Nigerian-American activist - Zuriel Oduwole has been chosen by the Nigerian government to work as part of a committee seeking to promote education for girls in the northern part of the country. more

17 Jun 2016 00:00 News

As the world observes the sorrowful milestone of the 2nd anniversary of the kidnap of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, northeast Nigeria; a UNICEF report reveals that the number of children involved in ‘suicide’ attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and more

15 Apr 2016 00:00 News

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations in Nigeria to desist immediately or face the same drastic action being taken against Boko Haram by the Armed Forces. more

13 Apr 2016 00:00 News

Parents of the Chibok girls attend a meeting with President Buhari January 14, 2016.

(Pix by Reuters - Afolabi Sotunde)

Nigerian officials gave permission on Tuesday for a memorial event at a school in northeast Nigeria from where Islamist rebels abducted 276 girls two years ago with parents hoping this would remind the world their daughters are still missing. more

6 Apr 2016 00:00 News

Nigeria's Federal Government has welcomed an offer of the Swiss government to return $321m stolen funds from the Abacha loot, and is now developing a framework that will aid the repatriation of such stolen assets stashed abroad by those who have loot more

9 Mar 2016 00:00 News

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is currently on 2-day State Visit to Nigeria, at the invitation of Nigerian counterpart - President Muhammadu Buhari. more

8 Mar 2016 00:00 News

President Buhari tells Al Jazeera's Martine Dennis that he hasn't failed in his promise to defeat Boko Haram and that the group has been weakened considerably

[Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

Nine months after he came to power, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari received an official welcome from Qatar's Emir on Buhari's latest trip of many to boost Nigeria's standing abroad. more

7 Mar 2016 00:00 News

In Nigeria, where corruption is part of daily life, police officers routinely demand bribes, local government leaders pocket money meant for schools and the former national security advisor is accused of stealing billions from the military more

8 Dec 2015 00:00 News

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has announced his new cabinet of 36 Ministers almost six months after he was sworn in. more

11 Nov 2015 00:00 News

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in a warm handshake with France's President Francoise Hollande at Elysee Palace

Picture: Femi Adesina

Buhari met with Hollande at Elysee Palace and warned that Boko Haram had expanded "after declaring its loyalty to IS." He said the jihadists' alliance, announced in March, had given Boko Haram "a source of material resources." more

14 Sep 2015 21:55 News

Outgoing Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has declared that if members of the crumbling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) remain committed to the vision of its founding fathers and work very hard, the party will return to power at the more

30 Apr 2015 00:00 News