INEC Reverses Self, Okays Resumption of Political Campaigns…

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja Following the stiff opposition by political parties to the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ban political campaigns ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the commission Monday reversed itself by giving approval to the resumption of political campaign. The Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,…

EXCLUSIVE: How Atiku bribed Secondus with Intels Shares to secure...

PoliticsNGR is in possession of documents revealing how the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar bribed the Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus with board membership of his company, Intels Nigeria Limited [INL], to secure the party’s ticket. The documents in our possession reveal that Intels, currently in a monopolistic contract…

Time to Revisit Uwais, Lemu and Nnamani’s Reports…

GUEST COLUMNIST BY FEMI FALANA  By virtue of section 26 of the Electoral Act, an election may be postponed if a serious breach of peace or violence is likely to occur or on account of natural disaster or other emergencies. To prevent any abuse of power, the reasons for postponement of any election must be…

BREAKING: National Assembly Postpones Resumption (REASONS)…

The National Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption scheduled for Tuesday, February 19 to Tuesday, February 26. The Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, made this known in a statement on Sunday. He said the postponement became necessary following the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly election rescheduled for Saturday, February…

ANOTHER LEAKED TAPE: Tinubu refers to Igbos as ‘Awon Okoros’...

Another tape has emerged of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu calling Igbo people ‘Awon Okoros’. He made the comment while addressing a section of party members. He also proceeded to hail them by shouting ‘Igbo Kwenu’. In Part 1 of the tapes released earlier today , Tinubu was…

LEAKED TAPE: What Tinubu Promised to Give APC members if...

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to give a substantial amount of money to the party faithful if their votes can secure reelection for President Muhammadu Buhari. In a leaked audio tape, Mr Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State,  disclosed that he had enough money to bankroll elections…

Businesses Suffer N2.737tn Loss on Election Postponement…

Airlines lament losses over cancellation of election Obinna Chima, Goddy Egene, Chinedu Eze and Chris Uba The decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled for yesterday will cost businesses in the country about $7.605 billion (N2.737 trillion). The amount is about two per cent…

BREAKING: US reacts to Postponement of Nigeria’s Elections, reveals next...

The US consulate in Nigeria has reacts to the postponement of Nigeria February 16 General Elections. The Statement read; “The U.S. Embassy fully supports the joint statement by the heads of the ECOWAS and other international election observation missions on the postponement of the February 16 Nigerian elections. We join in encouraging all Nigerians to…

Postponement of Election: Abdulsalami Abubakar Urges Nigerians to Bear With...

Laleye Dipo in Minna Chairman of the National Peace and Reconciliation Committee General Abdulsalami Abubakar has charged Nigerians to remain peaceful despite Saturday’s sudden postponement of the presidential and national assembly election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). General Abdulsalami Abdulsalami Abubakar made the plea in Minna on Saturday when he addressed newsmen during…

INEC: Election Postponement Not Politically Motivated…

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that its decision to postpone the general election few hours to the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for February 16, was not politically motivated. The electoral body had in the early hours of Saturday announced its decision to reschedule the 2019 general…

BREAKING: Atiku reacts to Postponement of 2019 Elections, reveals next...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign council have given their own reaction to the postponement of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Festus Keyamo, the spokesperson of the APC campaign council aired his displeasure about the postponement. Read the statement released, “We have just received with great disappointment and disillusionment the announcement…

Obasanjo Denies Fleeing Nigeria, Says He’s Ready to Vote…

I believe I should be here to perform my civic responsibility By Bennett Oghifo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described as “fake news” the trending social media post that he had left Nigeria ahead of the elections beginning today. The former president, who showed up at his Presidential Library in Abeokuta yesterday, asked journalists “Why…