Nigerian emergency agency receives 161 Libyan returnees

NEMA receives 160 stranded Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 160 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, confirmed the development to newsmen on Friday in Lagos. Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 7.50pm on Thursday aboard […]

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Mahmood Yakubu

Why we shifted presidential election to February 23, by INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained why it postponed the general elections earlier scheduled for Saturday, 16th February, 2019. The commission shifted the election by one week, explaining how difficult it was for it to shift the general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu who briefed journalists at about 2:43am on Saturday, in […]

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Fire Guts Election Office In Key Nigerian State

PDP Accuses INEC of Hoarding Presidential, Senatorial Election Result Sheets

PDP Accuses INEC of Hoarding Presidential, Senatorial Election Result Sheets…Denying PDP Agents of Accreditation Tags The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alerts that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is hoarding the presidential and senatorial elections result sheets for undisclosed reasons. The party also alerts that PDP agents are being denied the INEC accreditation and identification […]

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A man drops his voters card in a ballot

AU observers to closely monitor Nigeria’s Presidential elections

The African Union (AU) on Friday says its Electoral Observation Mission (AU-EOM) is set for Nigeria’s Feb. 16 and March 2 general elections, comprising 50 members. The observer mission, led by former Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, held its final round of meetings with stakeholders in the Nigerian general elections, scheduled to take place on […]

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Breaking: INEC may likely postpone February 16 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may likely postpone tomorrows presidential and national assembly’s elections. The commission is currently having a meeting with stakeholders. They are made up of, top INEC officials, international and local observers. Recently the commission has witnessed logistics challenges in many states in the country. Burning of INEC offices and electoral […]

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Pompeo To Build Us Ties With Hungary’s Right Wing Leaders

Feb. 16: What U.S. Secretary of State, Pompeo told Buhari, Atiku

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has made phone calls to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Friday on the need for peaceful and credible elections on Saturday. The Deputy Spokesperson for the Department of State, Mr Robert Palladino, in a statement noted that Pompeo also underscored the United States […]

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Goodluck Jonathan

NigeriaDecides 2019: How to stop rigging on Saturday, by Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to come out massively for tomorrow’s polls saying that a high voter turnout is the best anti-dote to rigging Dr. Jonathan who gave the prescription in a post on his Facebook page also tasked voters to shun violence during the voting exercise. “My simple message to you is […]

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Chaos, Mud And Cards: Nigerians Frustrated Ahead Of Vote

Over 91 mln Nigerians living in extreme poverty: report

Over 91 million Nigerians are now living in extreme poverty, according to the report of World Poverty Clock, a Vienna, Austria-based data lab. The report said at least three million Nigerians have slipped into extreme poverty between November 2018 and February 2019. According to the report, 91.16 million Nigerians were living below a dollar a […]

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Nigeria Ruling Party Criticises Us Over Vote Warnings

Buhari’s Nationwide message, a farewell speech – Atiku

The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s Thursday night broadcast as a farewell speech. Reacting to President Buhari’s characterization of the opposition in a nationwide broadcast, Atiku Abubakar described the president as a failed steward who has consistently distorted and twisted facts and events. Atiku, […]

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National Bureau of Statistics, NBS

Prices of diesel, kerosene in January 2019 edges up: NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average prices paid by consumers for kerosene and diesel increased in January 2019. The price of kerosene increased month-on-month (MoM) by 5.35 percent to ₦306.28 per litre last month from ₦290.74 in December 2018 while the price of diesel rose MoM by 1.59 percent to ₦225.09 from […]

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Former U.s. President Bill Clinton Speaks During The Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting In New York

Feb 16: I wish Nigeria well – Bill Clinton

Former United States President Bill Clinton has wished Nigeria well ahead of tomorrow’s presidential and National Assembly elections. President Clinton who was supposed to visit the country to superintend Wednesday’s peace pact signing ceremony between the two leading candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate, […]

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Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA, FG partner to enhance $15 bn trade value at Seaports

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has stated that the authority will continue to work with the federal government to improve facilities at the nation’s seaports in order to attract more goods and services to the country. Nigerian ports, she stated, are a major gateway into the country with over […]

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