Category Archives: Nigerian News

Buhari planning to evade presidential debate – CUPP

Buhari planning to evade presidential debate – CUPP Opposition political parties on the platform of the Coalition of United Political Parties on Thursday said it was in possession of credible information about moves by President Muhammadu Buhari to dodge a presidential debate holding on Saturday. The coalition’s spokesperson, Imo Ugochinyere, made the allegation in a… Read More »

INEC releasing unclaimed PVCs to APC governors, Atiku alleges

INEC releasing unclaimed PVCs to APC governors, Atiku alleges Ex-vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of releasing uncollected permanent voter cards to some governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, spoke in Osogbo while addressing a presidential rally of the… Read More »

INEC accuses politicians of making payments to voters

INEC accuses politicians of making payments to voters The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Iginni, said on Tuesday the political elite were the major problem of the country. According to him, while the Independent National Electoral Commission has been devising means to ensure the fairness and credibility of elections in the… Read More »

Ekiti Assembly impeaches Deputy Speaker again

Ekiti Assembly impeaches Deputy Speaker again Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday removed the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Segun Adewumi, for alleged gross misconduct. Adewumi, (Ekiti West Constituency I) in the assembly was elected on June 6, 2015 as the number two man in the Assembly. He was removed in 2018 by pro-Ayodele Fayose lawmakers… Read More »

2019 elections: Finance, economic, budget planning ministries will go to women, Sanwo-Olu promises

2019 elections: Finance, economic, budget planning ministries will go to women, Sanwo-Olu promises The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to ensure full empowerment and integration of women in the decision-making positions of the state, if voted into power. Sanwo-Olu made the pledge on Thursday in… Read More »

2019: PDP urges Nigerians to liberate themselves from fascism

2019: PDP urges Nigerians to liberate themselves from fascism The Peoples Democratic Party has said that Nigeria has become a fascist state under President Muhammadu Buhari. It called on Nigerians to defend themselves from fascism. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said this during a media briefing in Abuja on Tuesday. Ologbondiyan alleged that… Read More »

Court nullifies nomination of Buhari’s aide in Kano

Court nullifies nomination of Buhari’s aide in Kano A Federal High Court sitting in Kano, on Tuesday, nullified the nomination of the Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Broadcast Media, Shaaban Sharada, as the All Progressives Congress’ candidate for Kano Municipal Federal constituency in the House of Representatives. It confirmed Mutari Yakasai as the… Read More »

Sambo, Lamido, Kwankwaso, Makarfi attend Kaduna PDP gov rally

Sambo, Lamido, Kwankwaso, Makarfi attend Kaduna PDP gov rally Former Vice-President Namadi Sambo; a former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso; a former Jigawa governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido,  Chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees, Senator Walid Jibrin were among dignitaries that attended the Kaduna governorship rally in the state capital on Tuesday. Others at… Read More »