INEC releases guidelines, approves card reader, simultaneous accreditation/voting

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has formally released a 33-page regulations and guidelines for the conduct of the 2019 General Elections. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who signed the document, said this was done in exercise of the powers conferred on the commission by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 […]

MILITANT: APC Surprises Nigerians Over Commendation For Dokubo

The ruling party in Nigeria took out time to commend the efforts of the President and the handlers of the Amnesty Programme in the country for its positive imppacts in handling the militanmts to emsure that there is peace in the restive Niger Delta region. The All Progressives Congress (APC) commended President Muhammadu Buhari and […]

2019: Nigerians must unite against violence –APGA National Chairman

Dr Victor Oye, National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has said that Nigerians irrespective of political, religious or regional divides must be committed to ensuring peaceful elections. Oye made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Monday. He said that election was a process […]

Gbemi Saraki Becomes Prominent Member Of Buhari Campaign Group

Gbemisola is the younger sister of Senate President Bukola Saraki. The University of Sussex, UK, Economics graduate was first elected a member of the House of Representatives in 1999 on the platform of the All People’s Party, APP, before being elected a Senator in 2003 as a PDP member. She was in the Senate between […]

Buhari can’t stop Boko Haram, kidnappings, killings – Al Mustapha

Al-Mustapha Major Hamza Al-mustapha (retd) was Chief Security Officer to Late Head of State, General Sani Abacha. Al-mustapha, who was detained for 15 years after Abacha’s death, for allegedly being accessory to murder of powerful Nigerians, including Kudirat Abiola, the wife of late MKO Abiola, in this interview with ALIYU ABUBAKAR ASKIRA says there is […]

Nyako: I won’t remove Lamido of Adamawa if elected governor

The gubernatorial candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako, has allayed fears that he may remove the Lamido of Adamawa, Dr Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha, if elected governor in March. The monarch’s removal of Abdul-Aziz and his father, a former governor, retired Admiral Murtala Nyako from their titles of Sarkin Matasa and Sarkin Yamma […]

2019: EU deploys election observers to Nigeria

The European Commission has appointed Maria Arena as Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nigeria for the 2019 General elections. Ms Arena, a member of the European Parliament from Belgium, was appointed by Federica Mogherini, High Representative of European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of […]

PDP, Corruption siamese twins: APC

PDP leaders at a campaign: APC blasts the party as corruption’s Siamese twins The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again exposed itself as a party with a natural inclination to rise up in defence of cases of alleged corruption, the ruling All Progressives Congress observed today. “PDP and corruption are siamese twins that are difficult […]

CPC resolves 783 complaints in 2018

Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Babatunde Irukera By Lucy Ogalue The Consumer Protection Council (CPC), said it resolved 783 complaints out of 2,773 complaints it received between Jan. and Oct. 2018. The council said this in a document made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the management on Sunday in Abuja. The […]