INEC creates 57,023 more voting points for elections

Ahead of next Saturday’s elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission has created additional 57,023 voting points to address the large number of voters which now stands at 84 million. Information obtained by The PUNCH showed that the voting points would be carved out of the existing 119, 973 polling units nationwide. This comes barely a […]

Breaking: ASUU suspends strike

ABUJA—-ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)has suspended the three month old strike after signing all agreements with the Federal Government. The agreement was reached through at the end of the conciliatory meeting held at the instance of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and his Education counterpart, Malam Adamu Adamu. The parties […]

Niger East Senatorial seat: Court Sacks Umar, declares Musa winner

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has declared Alhaji Mohammed Musa as the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for the Niger East Senatorial district for the forthcoming election. Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo in her judgment agreed that Musa was the declared winner of a primary election the APC conducted in the Senatorial District on […]

4 tips for journalists covering the 2019 Nigerian elections

In an age of growing misinformation, quality reporting — especially during elections — is more critical than ever. In Nigeria, blogs and online news sites, make it increasingly more challenging to separate fake news from real news. On Feb. 16, Nigerians will head to the polls to elect new leaders, and reporters will be in […]

Election: US Sends Clinton To Meet Buhari, Atiku

As part of efforts to ensure the forthcoming general election in Nigeria is peaceful, the United States Government has dispatched former President Bill Clinton to Nigeria to meet the two leading candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to Daily Sun, the […]

VERY DARING! Why EFCC May Actually Probe Obasanjo As Buhari Reveals His Big Plan For This People

Former Abia state Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has again blasted former President Olusegun Obasanjo for alleged corrupt acts during his time as the President of the country. According to Daily Post, Kalu challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to arrest former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, for allegedly embezzling $16billion meant for the power sector. […]