Shekarau, Mandiya, Ndume top lawmakers with highest votes

H New T …Uche Ekwunife, Orji Kalu got lowest votes Former Governor of Kano State Ibrahim Shekarau is going into the 9th National Assembly as the senator elected with the highest number of votes, Daily Trust reports. Shekarau, according to the results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was elected to represent Kano […]

Finally, Atiku, PDP file petition against APC, INEC, challenging Buhari’s reelection

Nineteen days after the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the February 23, presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and his party have finally filed petition challenging Buhari’s re-election. Atiku and his party are challenging Buhari’s reelection on the grounds of […]

Standing Ovation As Buhari Sets New World Record In Nigerian Politics, A First Of Its Kind

The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s non-partisan stance on the forthcoming supplementary elections in some States, is a clear departure from what Nigerians had experienced between 1999 and 2014. The BMO, said in a statement signed by its Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju, and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, that this is unprecedented and […]

“Sack Buhari Now” Atiku Tells Tribunal As PDP Assembles Over 400 Witnesses To Testify

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said on Monday that they had assembled over 400 witnesses to testify at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, where they would challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress’ victory […]

Army confirms killing of Col. Barack garrison commander

An army spokesman has confirmed the killing of Col. Mohammed Barack, the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army in Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi, Unidentified gunmen killed the officer on Sunday. It was not clear whether he was killed by bandits or assassins. Barack, who was riding a power bike, was shot on Jos-Bauchi highway […]

Army repels Boko Haram insurgents in Michika

By Yakubu Uba/Yola Nigerian troops on Monday chased out insurgents who tried to enter Michika, a commercial town in Adamawa, after a fierce battle that raged for hours. Some residents of Michika told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that they started hearing gunfire and explosions around 7 p.m. on Michika- Lassa road as the […]

Why glaucoma is more prevalent in black race

By Felicia Imohimi The Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) says glaucoma is more prevalent in the black race, an official told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. Dr Justice Nzerem, Secretary of the Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA), World Glaucoma Week Committee, disclosed this on the sideline of a symposium on World Glaucoma […]

La Liga: Rayo Vallecano sack coach after 7 consecutive defeats

(Reuters/NAN) Rayo Vallecano have sacked coach Michel after seven consecutive La Liga defeats left them second from bottom in the standings, six points away from the safety zone. “We thank him for his immeasurable work over the past three years and his unquestionable successes (including) promotion to La Liga in 2018,” Rayo said in a […]

Yar’adua Foundation, others to lose N4.8bn property for evading tax – ICPC

By Naomi Sharang The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and buildings valued at N4.8 billion from the  Shehu Yar’adua Foundation and 29 other firms. ICPC Spokesperson, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa disclosed this in a Press Statement in Abuja. She said that the properties included 22.9 […]