Nigeria’s elections: Obasanjo, Atiku, Wike colluding with INEC officials to...

Former Lagos State Police Commissioner, Abubakar Tsav, has accused ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, of plotting to rig Saturday’s election in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Tsav alleged that Obasanjo and Wike plan to rig the election by allegedly conniving with some officials of…

Nigeria Election: Buhari death threat an electoral offence – Atiku…

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has condemned statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari that ballot-box snatchers will pay with their lives. Atiku in a statement on Monday by his media aide, Phrank Shaibu, said Buhari’s statement was incitement to electoral violence and an offence. Atiku added that the President’s statement…

Nigeria Decides: Presidential candidate writes INEC, demands another postponement of...

Presidential candidate of the People’s Trust, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has written to the chairman of the Independent National Electoral, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, asking for another postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections rescheduled for February 23. He said the one-week postponement of the elections earlier scheduled for last Saturday was too short to address the…

Nigeria’s election: Dogara reveals what APC wants to do to...

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has accused the presidency and the All Progressives Congress, APC, of plotting to embarrass the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in a bid to remove its chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu from office. Dogara, who addressed a press conference at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign…

Nigeria’s elections: Buhari sends powerful warning to those planning to...

President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that he has ordered security agencies, to ensure the general election goes on smoothly. Speaking at the party’s caucus meeting on Monday, Buhari made it clear that anyone who tries to disrupt the electoral process, will be doing so “at the…

Nigeria elections 2019: Buhari reveals why he cannot sack Yakubu...

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he cannot remove Mahmood Yakubu as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), because he would need a resolution by two-thirds majority of the Senate to do so. There have been speculations that Buhari was set to fire the INEC boss, following the abrupt postponement of the general…

How Buhari, APC allegedly used Amina Zakari, others to sabotage...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday accused the Federal Government and the All Progressives Congress, APC, of sabotaging the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, operations in last Saturday’s scheduled elections using Amina Zakari. PDP claimed that INEC’s top official, Amina Zakari alongside other commissioners, were used in sabotaging the electoral umpire’s operations. A statement…

Nigeria Decides: Falana identifies those to be blamed for postponement...

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana SAN, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has no cogent reason to have postponed the elections originally scheduled for February 16. Falana said this in a statement released on Sunday. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) stated that there are provisions for which an election can be…

Elections postponement: APC calls emergency caucus meeting…

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has scheduled an emergency caucus meeting. This is following yesterday’s postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The meeting is to be held on Monday, according to Vanguard. The meeting is slated for 11am and would hold at the national secretariat of the party…

Election postponement : You’re shedding crocodile tears – PDP chieftain...

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Prince Saka Oyedeji Mabro has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, over the postponement of Saturday election, saying their reactions over the development were sheer crocodile tears. He alleged that the presidency and APC were privy to the action of…

How God averted devilish plots by postponing election – Prophet...

General Evangelist of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Prophet Samuel Kayode Abiara has said the 2019 Presidential election postponement was a divine intervention. He said the postponement was God’s way of averting ‘devilish plots’, hence Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu should not be blamed. He further stated that the INEC…

Nigeria decides: Tinubu breaks silence on postponement of election, tells...

The All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has expressed disappointment over the postponement of the presidential and national assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Tinubu, in a statement he personally signed on Saturday, said though, he acknowledged the enormity of the logistical challenge that elections poses to INEC, he was…