Court orders recognition of Young Democratic Party by INEC

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include the Young Democratic Party (YDP) as a political party in the forthcoming general elections. Justice Ahmed Mohammed on Monday held that YDP is deemed a duly registered political party by “operation of the law” having fulfilled conditions precedent to […]

Heavens will not fall if Jonathan fires Jega – Fayose

By Wale Odunsi Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has described outbursts of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the possible removal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega as “mere comedy.” According to him, “President Goodluck Jonathan can sack Jega if he wishes and if he does, heavens will not fall.” […]

ATEI Niger and ABYLS organises skills acquisition programme for youths in Niger State

By Fodio Ahmed   The Arewa Transformation & Empowerment Initiative (ATEI), a Northern Base Non Governmental Organization structured in the 19 Northern States and Aisha Babangida Youth Leadership Series (ABYLS), a platform set up to mentor and support Nigerian Youths in their chosen fields and to bring a solution to the fight against hopelessness and […]

FCT Minister’s 19yr old nephew kidnaps brother, demands N10m

The Bauchi state Police command have arrested a 19 year old man identified as Salisu Salmanu, who claims to be a nephew of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, for conniving with three of his friends to kidnap his own three year old younger brother, Abdulkadir Salmanu, and demanding a ransom […]

Rivers State Chapter of ABU Alumni Condoles Niger State Over Death of Abubakar Gimba

The Rivers State Chapter of Ahmadu Bello University Alumni has condoled with the family, Niger State and Nigerian Writers over the death of Alhaji Abubakar Gimba who passed away last week in Minna. In a statement signed by the Vice Chairman by the River State Chapter, Alhaji Adamu Mammam Kontagora, he described the death of […]

PDM To Nigerians: Prepare To Celebrate Freedom From PDP

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Alhaji Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim has called on Nigerians to prepare to celebrate their imminent liberation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under which they have laboured for many years. According to him, the opposition parties in the country were better placed to provide the needed environment […]

Senators, Reps, INEC chiefs join plot against Jega

Some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in the National Assembly have launched a bid to pit top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against the commission’s chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega. It is the latest of alleged moves by the party to destabilise INEC as the nation prepares for the March 28 and April […]

Pres. Jonathan Gave Us Money For Campaign Not Bribe – Lagos Igbo Leader

Leaders of Ndigbo resident in Lagos State, southwest Nigeria, have confirmed that they were given money by President Goodluck Jonathan during his recent visit to the state to solicit for their support and votes. Making this known is the former President of Ohaneze, Lagos State, and coordinator of Goodluck Jonathan Support Group, Dr Oliver Akabueze. […]

2015 elections: Dakingari sues for peace

By Kabiru Dogon Daji Birnin Kebbi Governor Sa’idu Usman Dakingari of Kebbi state has cautioned the people against breaching the peace before, during and after the forthcoming general elections as well to desist from any act capable of undermining the unity and tranquillity being enjoyed in the state. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary […]

How 20-year-old boy raped corps member in Ondo

By Victor Azubuike Men of the Ondo State Police Command have apprehended a 20-year-old suspected rapist, Tumi Ayileka, who allegedly raped a two-month old pregnant National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member at Imoru in Ose local government area of the state. Ayileka, who claimed to be an Okada rider in the community, was among the […]