Sokoto guber: Leave military alone, your 342 stolen votes cannot stand judicial scrutiny – Group tells Tambuwal

As reactions continue to greet the just-concluded governorship election in Sokoto Stata, Govenror Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has been asked not to celebrate yet. Agenda for Democracy and Good Governance, which made  the call asked the governor to leave the Nigerian military alone while he savours the taste of his temporary victory, which would not pass … Continue reading Sokoto guber: Leave military alone, your 342 stolen votes cannot stand judicial scrutiny – Group tells Tambuwal

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Election violence: Wike plans forceful overthrow of government, group raises alarm

A coalition has raised alarm over an alleged plot by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. It would be recalled that after Governor Wike's failed attempts to compromise the military, he resorted to arming thugs and even bribing some foreign observers to propagate propaganda and fake news … Continue reading Election violence: Wike plans forceful overthrow of government, group raises alarm

Guber Polls: South South Hails Nigerian Military over Deployment of Troops to Protect Voters

The South-South Coalition for Credible Leadership has described as a welcome the deployment of military troops to the region ahead of the Saturday’s governorship and house of assembly elections. The coalition said the action would further boost the confidence of electorate during the polls. Briefing newsmen on Thursday, Success Timothy, the Coordinator General of the … Continue reading Guber Polls: South South Hails Nigerian Military over Deployment of Troops to Protect Voters

2019 Polls: HURIWA acting politicians’ script to incite violence in Nigeria, Coalition discloses

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution said it has unraveled a plot by the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) to incite violence in Nigeria over the outcome of the 2019 general election. The coalition said HURIWA was only being used by some selfish politicians to cause anarchy … Continue reading 2019 Polls: HURIWA acting politicians’ script to incite violence in Nigeria, Coalition discloses

Two Million Women Rally For Democracy, Calls On Atiku To Eschew Bitterness Over Polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in last Saturday's presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has been urged to tow the path of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan and congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari. This appeal was made by Two Million Women Rally for Democracy on Friday. Mr Buhari of the All Progressive Congress (APC) was returned as … Continue reading Two Million Women Rally For Democracy, Calls On Atiku To Eschew Bitterness Over Polls

2019 election: Human rights group hails security agencies over conduct of polls, reveals what happened in Rivers, Lagos, others

The Coalition of Civil Society Organizations on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has spoken on the role of security agencies in the Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections across the 36 states of the federation.   The human rights group specifically lauded the nation’s security agencies for being professional in discharge of their duties before, … Continue reading 2019 election: Human rights group hails security agencies over conduct of polls, reveals what happened in Rivers, Lagos, others

Nigeria elections 2019: Observers hail INEC over credible, transparent polls

Election observers under the platform of Independent Foreign Observers have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and Nigerians for transparency and credibility of the yesterday's Presidential and National Assembly elections. They gave this commendation at a press conference this afternoon in Abuja. The team leader, Dr. Stuart Young, an academic and diplomat spoke on … Continue reading Nigeria elections 2019: Observers hail INEC over credible, transparent polls

“Rig and die”, Yoruba Youths back Buhari, Urge those Planning Violence to Retrace their Steps

The Progressive Yoruba Youths (PYY) has backed president Muhammadu Buhari over strict measures put in place against Nigerians plotting to jeopardise the forthcoming elections.   President Buhari, had yesterday, during the All Progressive Congress’ (APC) caucus meeting threatened to come hard on those with plans to rig the elections.   The president's honest warning didn't … Continue reading “Rig and die”, Yoruba Youths back Buhari, Urge those Planning Violence to Retrace their Steps

Atiku will win Presidential election, The Economist says

The Economist Intelligence Unit Africa said on Friday that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar will win the February 16 election. It said the margin of victory was getting narrower as the election approaches, but Atiku and his political party will win the historic election . “#NigeriaDecides 2019: Less than 2 … Continue reading Atiku will win Presidential election, The Economist says

LA Campaign Organisation Blasts Elrufai for Insulting Sacked Workers

The senatorial candidate for Kaduna Central on platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Lawal Adamu Usman (Mr LA) has described Kaduna Governor Nasir Elrufai as insensitive for referring to the thousands of school teachers he sacked as touts and area boys.   Elrufai while justifying his government's sack of over 25, 000 school teachers in … Continue reading LA Campaign Organisation Blasts Elrufai for Insulting Sacked Workers

No Python Dance, No Elections in Niger-Delta – Group

A faith based group in the Niger-Delta, the Niger Delta Young Christian Forum (NDYCF), has warned that failure to conduct the Operation Python Dance in the area would imply that elections will not hold there.   Spokesperson of NDYCF, Evangelist Celestine Paul Akokari, gave the warning in Warri on Wednesday and further explained that the … Continue reading No Python Dance, No Elections in Niger-Delta – Group

Nwoko Hails Emergence of Secondus As bNew PDP Chairman

A former member of the Federal House of Representative, Prince Ned Nwoko, has congratulated Prince Ike Uche Secondus, as the New National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP). Prince Ned Nwoko who is aspiring to contest for Delta North Senatorial ticket. Prince Ned Nwoko is the promoter of Stars Private University in Idumuje … Continue reading Nwoko Hails Emergence of Secondus As bNew PDP Chairman

25 Political Parties to Adopt Ojiba as Consensus Candidate in Anambra

No fewer than 25 political parties and their candidates out of the 37 in total who fielded candidates for the November 18 governorship election have opted to adopt a sole candidate ahead of the poll. Their move to support one candidate for the election became necessary, according to them, in order to defeat the so … Continue reading 25 Political Parties to Adopt Ojiba as Consensus Candidate in Anambra

How TCG Celebrated First Anniversary, Moves To Take Political Control of Constituency

It was a political revival of a sort, when The Consolidation Group (TCG), a political platform birthed by Comrade Ayodele Adewale, gathered to celebrate its first year anniversary on Monday, January 9, 2017, The Street Reporters reports The group is composed of members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, South West … Continue reading How TCG Celebrated First Anniversary, Moves To Take Political Control of Constituency

Buhari, Jonathan Make History As Nigeria’s New President Takes Over

Former military ruler, General Muhammadu Buhari has made history as the first Nigeria's President from the an opposition political party, even as former President Goodluck Jonathan became the first incumbent president to relinquish power. The history was made in Nigeria today at exactly 10.55AM when the new President, Muhammadu Buhari, was sworn in. The event, … Continue reading Buhari, Jonathan Make History As Nigeria’s New President Takes Over

Don’t Vote Jonathan, Buhari’s Wife Tells North | TheStreetReporters.com

All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Aisha Buhari, has condemned alleged bashing of the North by the wife of President Goodluck Jonathan. It was alleged that Patience Jonathan described the region as an enclave of beggars and unwanted children...read more

#NigeriaDecides: Borno Gov Entices NURTW, RTEAN Members With 450 Buses

Ahead of Nigeria's general elections, the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday, wooed members of the state chapters of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigerian (RTEAN) as he presented 450 Volkswagen Sharan buses to the executive of both unions for onward distribution to their members across … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Borno Gov Entices NURTW, RTEAN Members With 450 Buses

Senate Summons Jega Over Polls Posponment, To Appear With Card Reader

Following the postponement of Nigeria's general election, the Chairman of the country's electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega was on Tuesday summoned to appear before the Senate on Wednesday. Even as Senate President, David Mark, had warned that an interim government is unconstitutional and those clamouring  for it are embarking … Continue reading Senate Summons Jega Over Polls Posponment, To Appear With Card Reader

How Nigerian Security Force Foiled Boko Haram Attack, Intercepted 19 High Calibre Bombs in Adamawa

Adamawa State Police Command has uncovered 19 high calibre bombs in a bush near Yola, the state capital. The State Commissioner of Police, Gabriel Adaji, who disclosed this at a media briefing at the weekend, said the bombs were busted in Hong local government area of the state, stressing that Boko Haram gunmen were planning … Continue reading How Nigerian Security Force Foiled Boko Haram Attack, Intercepted 19 High Calibre Bombs in Adamawa

FG Unveils Take-off of High Speed Train from Abuja to Lagos

  *Full operation from Abuja to Kaduna begins in March Nigerians who often feel unsafe in Nigeria’s airspace and yet cannot endure a nine-hour road trip between Lagos and Abuja, have received cheery news from the federal government who announced the planned take-off of a three-hour high-speed train project between the two cities. Announcing this … Continue reading FG Unveils Take-off of High Speed Train from Abuja to Lagos