You will fail again, Go and Learn Vulcanizer – Tinubu...

Ex-governor and National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said that the Lagos state gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Jimi Agbaje will fail in the upcoming elections. Tinubu’s response is coming after Agbaje said that he will rescue Lagos from AlphaBeta, a consulting firm he claims…

JUST IN: Buhari to leave Nigeria for Niger on Tuesday...

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Tuesday for Zinder, the Republic of Niger, to participate in the programme of activities marking the 60th anniversary of the formal Proclamation of the Republic of Niger. The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Monday….

Electoral Bill: Buhari has a Hidden Agenda – Afenifere issues...

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has issued a statement on President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Bill, adding that he has a ‘Hidden Agenda’ ahead of the 2019 general elections. A wide spread public outcry has swept across the country over President Buhari’s refusal to sign the amended electoral bill, the president had…

2019: Why Obasanjo turned against Buhari – Ex Gov. Oyinlola…

Former Governor and Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has finally revealed why Ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo pulled his support for President Muhammadu Buhari in the early days of his administration. Oyinlola, a close friend and ally of Obasanjo, revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s approach to…

I can’t wait for the Presidential Debate – Atiku praises...

Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has praised his running mate and vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi for his performance at the Vice Presidential debate that took place last night. The Debate organised by the NEDG and BON was spectacular as the five vice-presidential candidates squared of with each other.). Atiku…

2019 Elections: US Worries about Intimidation, Partisanship of Security Agents…

•We are already seeing increased tension, polarisation as poll approaches Chineme Okafor in Abuja The United States has expressed concerns about intimidation and partisanship by security forces as Nigeria’s general election draws near. A statement obtained by THISDAY in Abuja, yesterday, said the Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of States,…

Economy in Bad Shape, Let’s Rethink Way Forward, Buhari Tells...

• Balance of payments down to $4.5bn deficit in 2018 Q3 • Higher food prices push inflation to 11.28% Obinna Chima in Lagos, Shola Oyeyipo, Adedayo Akinwale and James Emejo in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja told the 36 state governors that the Nigerian economy was in bad shape and that Nigerians would…

Yari: Buhari Told Us Nigeria’s Economy in Bad Shape…

By Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has told governors that the Nigerian economy is in bad shape and that Nigerians will need to tighten their belts. This was disclosed by the chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Abdulaziz Yari, Governor of Zamfara State, to State House Correspondents after the governors of the 36…

Osinbajo vs Peter Obi: Watch Live Stream Vice-Presidential Debate…

The Vice Presidential Debate has started. 5 vice-presidential aspirants will square off against each tonight live on Channels Television. The Debate is organized by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria(BON). Watch live stream of the Vice Presidential Debate Below;   The post Osinbajo vs Peter Obi: Watch Live Stream…

Metele Attack: 19 Soldiers Buried in Maiduguri…

Michael Olugbode, Maiduguri Nineteen soldiers who died in the Boko Haram attack on a military base in Metele, Borno State were buried on Friday by the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri. According to the the Nigerian Army, the 19 soldiers were part of the 23 soldiers lost in the attack on November 18. The army said…

Afenifere, Ango Abdullahi Back Lawmakers’ Move to Return Nigeria to...

By Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja Notable Nigerians are already backing a bi-partisan bill by 71 members of the House of Representatives to push for a constitutional amendment that will return Nigeria to parliamentary system of government. Led by Hon. Nicholas Osai (Delta, PDP), the lawmakers, who spoke with National Assembly correspondents on Thursday, said they…

2019 Elections: US warns against violence in Nigeria…

The U.S. has warned against violence during the February 2019 general elections in Nigeria, saying it will “remain intensely focused” on the elections in the coming months. U.S. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor Nagy, Jr., stated this in his testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives, Sub-Committee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human…