Kano: Kwankwaso loses his LGA to Ganduje

Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former governor of Kano State has lost his local government area to All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election. The incumbent governor and candidate of APC, Abdullahi Ganduje, who is seeking re-election defeated PDP in Madobi LGA where Kwankwaso hails from. Announcing the […]

Tensions as combat- ready soldiers take positions in Ibadan

Ahead of the announcement of the final winner of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly election, there is palpable fear and tension within Ibadan, the Oyo State capital city. The fear, according to investigation, is as a result of political clash that resulted in the death of a member of the House of Representative, Mr. […]

2019 Elections: Unknown gunmen kidnap 4 INEC officials in Benue

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped four officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Benue State. Nentawe Goshwe, the state resident electoral commissioner, confirmed to newsmen that the incident happened in Tarka Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the kidnappers reportedly diverted the electoral materials the officials were taking to polling units […]

4 policemen going for election duty in ghastly auto crash in Abuja

The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed that 44 of its operatives were involved in auto crash while they were on their way for election duties. The accident occurred in Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja. The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, speaking after a visit to some of the injured police officers in […]

Journalist abducted while taking photos of under-aged voters in Plateau state

A journalist with Premiumtimes, Kunle Sanni, was today abducted while taking photos of underage voters at a polling unit in Plateau State. Sanni armed with his camera, was taking photos of the children who were brandishing their voters card when he was reportedly accosted by an APC agent who spotted him. The agent reportedly instructed […]

EPL: Guardiola breaks silence on Juventus job

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, has ruled out joining Juventus at the end of the season and said he could stay even longer at the Etihad beyond his current deal. A report on Radio CRC in Italy on Friday, claimed Guardiola had reached a verbal agreement to replace Massimiliano Allegri in the summer. But Guardiola […]

EPL: Arsenal’s squad against Man United revealed [Full list]

Arsenal have released their line-up that will tackle Manchester United on Sunday evening in the Premier League fixture. According to Independent UK, Arsenal manager, Unai Emery released a list of 22 players. The Gunners head to the game following a 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League last weekend. Below is the Arsenal […]

EPL: Merson reveals why Unai Emery could leave Arsenal next year

Former Arsenal star, Paul Merson, has said Unai Emery could leave Arsenal next year, if he is not backed by the club in the transfer market. The Gunners boss was left frustrated in January, after seeing only Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez arrive, as the club could only afford loan deals. Merson says Emery must “sort […]

Lagos Decides: INEC hands over 8 ad-hoc staff to police over missing electoral materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ifako-Ijaye, Lagos State, on Sunday referred eight ad hoc workers of the commission to the police over alleged disappearance of zip pad memory cards in the polling unit. Mr. Joshua Adelusi, the Electoral Officer, Ifako-Ijaye, explained that zip pad is one of the tools for conducting elections at […]