*Abducted Edo Catholic priest killed as community youths apprehend one culprit (Vanguard)*LASBCA begins removal of defective buildings in Ikoyi (Guardian)

Abducted Edo catholic priest killed as community youths apprehend one culprit (Vanguard) The abducted Catholic priest in Ikhabigbo, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia has been reportedly killed by his abductors just as the…

*UNVEILED: The Katsina politician named Tinubu’s running mate (DailyTrust)*Why I chose Okowa as running mate, by Atiku (Nation)

UNVEILED: The Katsina politician named Tinubu’s running mate (DailyTrust) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Presidential Candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has dropped the name of Alhaji Kabir Ibrahim Masari as his running mate for the 2023 Presidential election. Daily…

*Tension in Jakande Estate as residents burn motorcycles over passerby’s death (Guardian)*Lagos APC chair Ojelabi congratulates Tinubu (Nation)

Tension in Jakande Estate as residents burn motorcycles over passerby’s death (Guardian) There is tension around the Jakande Estate at Isolo, Isheri Road in Lagos State after a motorcyclist hit a passerby who died instantly. Residents and eyewitnesses reportedly trooped…

*‘Terrorists in helicopter’ kill 32, shell houses, church in Southern Kaduna (Guardian)*Police debunk planned attack on Lagos (Punch)

‘Terrorists in helicopter’ kill 32, shell houses, church in Southern Kaduna (Guardian) Inhabitants of Adara community in the southern part of Kaduna State have said that about 32 persons lost their lives in an alleged helicopter-aided attack by terrorists, who…

Tinubu trounces Osinbajo to emerge APC flagbearer

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State has clinched the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket ahead of Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, Rotimi Amaechi, Ahmad Lawan and a host of others. He scored 1,271 votes to clinch the…

Fayemi, Badaru, Boroffice, Bankole, withdraw from APC presidential race

Governor Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa State and his Ekiti State counterpart, Kayode Fayemi, as well as Senator Ajayi Boroffice (APC-Ondo) and Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, have withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential race.…

Northern APC governors push for Southern Presidential candidate

Governors and political leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the northern states of Nigeria met 5 June to review the political situation in country. Also, according to a statement released after the meeting, to further support the APC…

Would 2023 elections return Nigeria to multi-sum politics? — Magnus Onyibe

It is such a welcome relief that the crowded political space by a deluge of contenders for the office of president of Nigeria is panning out nicely as the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had concluded its presidential primaries…

“Millions played a part in Buhari’s election not one man” — Aso Rock responds to Tinubu

The Nigerian Presidency has said that millions in the country played a part in the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. This is in response to comments by presidential candidate and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu,…

Under 40 CEOs task youths, government on participatory nation-building

Africa’s largest network of young business leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs, Under 40 CEOs, have tasked Nigerian youths to play a more active role in politics and governance in order to address the country’s development challenges. According to a statement, the…

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