Category: Politics

What We Will Do To Corps Members Involved In Election Malpractice – NYSC

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure has warned corps members to avoid any form of election malpractice as anyone caught will be prosecuted. NAN reports that Kazaure gave the warning in Ibadan on Tuesday during his advocacy and sensitisation visit to Oyo State. The director-general warned the corps members […]

Atiku speaks on Bank PHB, tells FG what to do

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described as ‘cock and bull story’, the allegation that he played a role in the collapse of Platinum Habib Bank, Bank PHB. DAILY POST had reported that the Federal Government of Nigeria on Friday said Atiku would be questioned when he returns from the […]

2019 Election: Govt bans street campaigns, rallies

Govt bans street campaigns, rallies

Govt bans street campaigns, rallies The Kwara State government has banned street rallies and campaigns across the state following the recent attacks that led to sporadic shootings of innocent citizens and the destruction of properties. In a broadcast to the people of the state on Tuesday, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed explained that the decision was necessary […]

Nobody Can Turn President Buhari Against Me – Amosun

Nobody Can Turn President Buhari Against Me - Amosun

Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun who has been at the loggerheads with some APC Executives has said that nobody can turn President Muhammadu Buhari against him. He said the moves by some politicians to pit him against Buhari would not succeed He said; “All that they are doing is to turn President Buhari against me. Nobody can turn him against me. […]

New Way of vote buying uncovered by INEC

New Way of vote buying uncovered by INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday said it had discovered new methods of vote buying by politicians in the forthcoming general elections. Speaking at an interactive session with traditional rulers in in Osun State, the INEC National Commissioner, Mr Festus Okoye, however warned that any politicians […]

2019 budget, during elections – 33 senators to work

As the National Assembly members prepare to resume from their Yuletide break on Wednesday, there are indications that only 33 senators will be available to work on the federal budget of N8.83tn for the 2019 fiscal year presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on December 19, 2018. It was learnt on Saturday that while 74 senators, […]

Pictures: Too Much Of Crowd Turns Out For Buhari’s Campaign in Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign for a second term was taken to Bauchi state today and was received by a mammoth crowd of supporters. Buhari kicked off his presidential campaign in Akwa Ibom state and Bauchi is the third state he is taking the campaign train to. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo was in Gombe state to flag […]

Buying of Votes could mar Nigeria elections, US warns

Buying of Votes could mar Nigeria elections, US warns

The United States of America has warned that widespread vote-buying could mar the general elections. The US Deputy Ambassador Jonathan Cohen, who spoke on Thursday during a United Nations Security Council meeting on West Africa, urged politicians, civil society groups and community leaders to ensure that the election was free and fair. Cohen said, “The […]

Buhari using govt Money for campaigns, says Atiku

Buhari using govt Money for campaigns, says Atiku

The presidential applicant of the People groups Majority rule Gathering, Atiku Abubakar, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress of damaging the constitution and the Constituent Demonstration 2010, by their supposed organization of state assets and contraptions for the 2019 presidential crusade. Atiku, in an announcement on Thursday by his media consultant, […]

British High Commissioner meets INEC, CSOs over 2019 General Election

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has reiterated her country’s support for Nigeria during the 2019 General Elections. She also reiterated the United Kingdom’s support for the efforts of INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, and his team to oversee credible, peaceful, free and fair elections. This was contained in a tweet via her verified Twitter […]

DR Congo: PDP congratulates opposition, says Buhari will be defeated

The Peoples Democratic Party, on Thursday, congratulated the winner of the presidential election in Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshiekedi, while pointing out that his victory was a sign of things to come in Nigeria’s general election. Tshiekedi was announced the winner of the election by the country’s electoral body on Thursday, beating the preferred […]

2019 elections: Stakeholders must stop PVC buyers, says Saraki

‘Forgive PDP’ – Bukola Saraki Begs Nigerians

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised that all stakeholders in the  2019 general elections must come up with solutions that would render useless the intention of politicians, who are allegedly buying Permanent Voters Card. Saraki was reacting to the claim of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, who […]

Buhari has accepts setbacks in Boko Haram fight

Buhari has accepts setbacks in Boko Haram fight President Muhammadu Buhari has stated setbacks inside the fight against Boko Haram, because the jihadists released fresh assaults in the restive northeast. The seventy six-yr-antique head of state was elected in 2015 on a promise to end the Islamist insurgency, which has killed greater than 27,000 people […]

PDP suspends Deputy National Chairman (North)

PDP suspends Deputy National Chairman (North) The Peoples Democratic Party has suspended its Deputy National Chairman (North) Senator Gamawa Babayo, over allegation of dereliction of duty and anti-party activity. National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan said that Babayo was suspended by the National Working Committee. The committee held an extraordinary session on January 5, where […]