Breaking: INEC postpones today’s election…

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections slated for Saturday 16th February to 23rd February 2019. The commission furthermore postponed the governorship election slated for 2nd March 2019, to 9th March, 2019 INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, blaming the postponement on logistics announced that a stakeholder meeting will…

Amaechi blasts Wike…

The leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has admonished the state governor, Nyesom Wike, to accept his failure as the chief security officer of the state and quit trying to pin acts of violence on the APC. Amaechi spoke at a press briefing in Port…

Breaking: PDP rejects postponement of election…

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has said that shoddy arrangement for this election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is a deliberate predetermined agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari to cling on to power even when it’s obvious to him that Nigerians want him out. He was reacting…

2019: What U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo told Buhari, Atiku…

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has made phone calls to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Friday on the need for peaceful and credible elections on Saturday. The Deputy Spokesperson for the Department of State, Mr Robert Palladino, in a statement noted that Pompeo also underscored the United States…

Update: Presidential polls materials arrive Oyo state…

As expected, materials for Saturday’s presidential elections have arrived Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. Confirming the development on telephone, the Oyo Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mutiu Agboke said the materials were safely delivered to the commissions headquarters office in Agodi and would be immediately sorted out and distributed to the various polling centres across the…

Election: FRSC sets up Situation Room…

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has set up a Situation Room for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Public Education Officer of the corps, Mr Bisi Kazeem, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. “In lieu of the need to ensure a smooth and safe motoring environment, during the 2019 general…

2019: INEC concludes distribution of sensitive materials in Kogi…

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Lokoja, Kogi, says it has concluded the distribution of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to all the 21 local government areas of the state. The Director of Voter Education and Publicity in the Office, Alhaji Ahmed Biambo, told the News Agency of Nigeria…

PDP accuses INEC of hoarding presidential, senatorial election result sheets…

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of hoarding the presidential and senatorial elections result sheets for undisclosed reasons. The party also claimed that its agents were being denied the INEC accreditation and identification cards, ostensibly to shut them out of the election monitoring process and allow the All…

APC administration fair to all governors – Badaru…

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari is fair to all the Governors, irrespective of their party in the country. Badaru stated this when he received the Chairman, Contact and Mobilisation Committee of APC, North West zone, retired Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Magoro and…

I’ll tame crime by checkmating drug abuse -Sen Nyako…

Sen Abdulaziz Nyako, the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Adamawa State, has said he would tame crime through checkmating drug abuse if he becomes the next governor of the state. He made the commitment in Dumne, a rural community in Song LGA, when he paid a campaign visit there, stressing that…

Jonathan saved Nigeria from political crisis – Abubakar…

The former President, Goodluck Jonathan saved the country from plunging into political crisis, Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar has said. Abubakar spoke Thursday in Abuja at the one-day peace conference organised by the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, with the theme “Peaceful Elections and National Development”. Read Also: Jonathan left $2.5bn in govt coffers, says Amaechi The former Head of…