Politics

Sudan Tells Un Transition To Civilian Rule Could Be Shortened

Sudan tells UN transition to civilian rule could be shortened

Published on 12.04.2019 at 17h54 by AFP Sudan’s UN envoy said Friday that a two-year transition period to civilian rule announced by the military council that seized power in the country could be shortened as protesters kept up their demands for change. Addressing the UN Security Council, Sudan’s charge d’affaires Yasir Abdelsalam offered assurances that […]

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Growing Eu Policy Disputes Could Undermine Common Currency: French Minister

Growing EU policy disputes could undermine common currency: French minister

Published on 12.04.2019 at 17h54 by AFP Widening differences over economic policy among euro area countries are “unsustainable” and could undermine the currency union itself, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Friday. “There isn’t enough solidarity in the eurozone,” Le Maire told reporters on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank […]

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Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria’s perennial presidential hopeful

Atiku ask tribunal to sack Buhari, declare him winner

In a rush to beat the 21 days deadline provided by the Electoral Act, lawyers to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday evening, stormed the tribunal to lodge a petition against President Muhammadu Buhari. The Independent National Electoral Commission had on February 27, declared President Buhari who […]

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Protests In Nigeria’s Port Harcourt Over Vote Suspension

Govs election: El-Rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bagudu, Bunu, Bello, Sule, others win

MORE results of Saturday’s governorship elections were released, Monday, with Governors Ben Ayade of Cross River, Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna, Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina, Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Abubakar Bello of Niger, and Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa handed re-election mandates. Of the lot, only Ayade won on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, […]

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Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate

Atiku committed to challenging 2019 presidential result

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Saturday lamented the low turnout of voters in the Governorship and State Assembly polls, blaming it on irregularities observed in the presidential election. The defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made the observation while speaking with reporters in Yola shortly after casting his vote at the […]

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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

2019: INEC ready to give states free, transparent election process

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, Sam Olumekun, says the electoral body is good to go, and ready to give residents of the state free and fair elections on Saturday. Mr Olumekun spoke on the readiness of the commission in the state in an interview with the News Agency […]

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Nigeria’s Buhari Looks To Consolidate At State Polls

Nigerians heads to the polls as governorship election begins

Voting begins throughout Nigerians at 8am today as voters return to the polls to elect state governors and legislators as well as chairmen and councillors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission, 72.7 million or 86.63 per cent of registered voters who have collected their Permanent […]

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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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Jide-Sanwo-Olu

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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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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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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