Nigeria

Nigeria’s Buhari Looks To Consolidate At State Polls

32 candidates battle for Benue governorship election

Thirty-two candidates of various political parties are locked in the battle for the lone Benue governorship seat, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. Records obtained from the state INEC office showed that the contestants include the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom of the PDP, and former member of the House of Representatives, Emmanuel Jime of […]

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Inec Adhoc Staff Arranging Non Sensitive Material At Ward A’ Kofar Baru 003 Sakin Yara Polling Unit During The 2019 National Assembly And Presidential Elections In Daura, Katsina State On

Lagos INEC prepares for supplementary elections in 148 polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday said it would conduct House of Representatives supplementary elections in six federal constituencies alongside the Saturday governorship and state legislative elections. The supplementary elections in 148 polling units would hold in Oshodi/Isolo I, Oshodi/Isolo II, Ojo, Eti-Osa, Somolu, and Ajeromi/Ifelodun where voting was marred or the election declared […]

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Nigeria Court Says Extradition Of Cameroon Separatists ‘illegal’

30,000 Nigerians returned from Cameroon to Town targeted by Boko Haram

An estimated 30,000 Nigerians have returned from Cameroon to the flashpoint town of Rann, which has been targeted repeatedly by Boko Haram militants this year, the United Nations refugee agency has said in an emailed comment to Reuters. The men, women and children were among 40,000 civilians who fled Rann and sought refuge in the […]

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Muhammadu Buhari: Nigeria’s Anti Corruption President

NCC boss, Danbatta congratulates Buhari on 2019 election victory

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, over his recent victory at the 2019 presidential election. Danbatta, in a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs of the Commission, Mr. Nnamdi Nwokike, extolled the virtues of the President, adding that the electoral victory […]

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Several Dead In Buhari Rally Stampede In Nigeria

How votes’ cancellation, violence, INEC’s poor calculations led to Atiku’s lost

It is longer news that Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has lost the presidential election to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, following the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The PDP prepared in the best possible way, ran a […]

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Lagos 2019 election: Ohanaeze Ndigbo supports Sanwo-Olu, request six slots in cabinet

IN what appears to be a boost to his chances of winning the March 9 governorship election in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the All Progressives Congress, APC standard bearer, has been endorsed by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, who in turn are seeking six slots in his government after his victory. Ohanaeze leaders, who promised to […]

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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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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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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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