Nigeria

Nigeria: Defeated Election Candidate’s Relative And Lawyer Arrested

2019 election: PDP file petition at the election Tribunal Abuja today

Following its decision to contest the outcome of the Presidential elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, barring any sudden change in plans, will file its petition at the election Tribunal Abuja today. The party made this known at its expanded caucus meeting which held at the PDP national secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja, yesterday. Addressing chieftains […]

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Godwin Emefiele

‘Buhari don’t have the power to sack Emefiele, reports are fake’

President Muhammadu Buhari has not sacked Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, according to online portal, TheCable. Reports had trended on social media that Emefiele reportedly received a letter from the Office of President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, to vacate his office. But a source within the Presidency, who said there was no […]

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Mohammed Adamu

2019 General Election: 323 arrested for various electoral offences – IGP

The Acting Inspector General of Police AG. IGP Mohammed Adamu has said that about three hundred and twenty -three (323) offenders were so far arrested for various electoral offences and sundry crimes during the February 23th Presidential and National Assembly elections in the country. He also said that two officers also paid the supreme sacrifice, […]

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Aliyu Aziz, NIMC

NIMC begins enrolment of Nigerian in South Africa

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the agency mandated to manage the national identity database of the country is set to commence enrolment of Nigerian in South Africa into the national identity database for the purpose of issuing the National Identification Number (NIN). The commencement of the diaspora enrolment in South Africa was in collaboration […]

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EFCC in action

Why we arrested Babalele, Atiku’s son-in-law, finance officer – EFCC

Many days after raging furore over the arrest of Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi, who is the son-in-law to the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday owned up picking up the man. The Commission while admitting for the first time that its operatives arrested Babalele, […]

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Jide-Sanwo-Olu

Lagos 2019 election: Ohanaeze pledges Sanwo-Olu 2 mln Igbo votes

Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Lagos has endorsed the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the 9 March election. The endorsement was announced at the group’s town hall meeting in Lagos on Sunday, with Ohanaeze Lagos State leader, Solomon Ogbonna, stating that members have concluded plans to cast their votes for Sanwo-Olu. The candidate […]

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INEC, Mahmood Yakubu

One-week after, INEC yet to publish Presidential, N’Assembly results

Six days after the declaration of the presidential and National Assembly elections results in Abuja and at the senatorial and federal constituencies in the states respectively, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is yet to provide details of the outcome of the polls either on its website or at its state offices. The Chairman of […]

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INEC

Amosun, Okorocha remain Senators-elect irrespective of party suspension: INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the suspension of Governors Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun State) and Rochas Okorocha (Imo State) by the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no bearing on their fresh status as senators-elect, saying the disciplinary action was an internal party affair. For the avoidance of doubt, said the commission, only the […]

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP NEWSTAGE 04/09/17)

SERAP drags FG, states to ECOWAS court over attempt to unfairly prosecute journalists, bloggers

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the federal government and state governments to ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja over “the frequent and repressive application of the Cybercrime Act to harass, intimidate, arbitrarily arrest, detain, and unfairly prosecute anyone found publishing views or facts perceived to be critical of the government at […]

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National Leader Of Our Great Party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Is Now Speaking At The Tbs, For #pmbinlagos #pmb4plus4

APC’s ‘Body bag’ Election by Secondus

Recall in my last press conference I told you that we will be briefing you from time to time on developments from last Saturday’s blatant rape on our democracy. Our Presidential flag bearer in the election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar spoke with you on Wednesday and the National Publicity Secretary of our party has been interacting […]

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Nigeria’s Buhari Promises Safety For Rescheduled Vote

2019 Election: Nobody will stop PDP from going to court – Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, has said that nobody will stop the party from contesting the outcome of the Feb. 23 Presidential Election in the court. Secondus, while addressing a press conference on Friday in Abuja said that the party believed that justice would be done at the […]

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Nigeria Senate Assembly

Nabena alleges PDP’s plan B to hijack incoming N/ASS leadership

A national officer of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Yekini Nabena has alleged plans by the Peoples Democratic Party PDP to retain the leadership of the National Assembly in the next dispensation, cautioning the leadership of the APC not to sit idly by and watch a repeat of its mistake in 2015. Nabena who […]

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