Atiku, PDP To Challenge Election Results Of Kano, Kebbi, Others

The Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, presented their first set of six witnesses at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. Africa News24 (AN24) reports this is a bid by Atiku and PDP to prove their petition challenging the outcome of the polls. Their petition was filed before […]

APC Crisis: You Couldn’t Deal With Political Despots – National Chair Tells Oyegun

The crisis within the All Progressives Congress (APC),has, taken a new dimension, as the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) told aggrieved members to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), just as it accused the immediate past national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, of accommodating impunity in the party. Party’s spokesperson, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, insisted that the […]

Insecurity: Falana Wants Buhari Barred From Foreign Trips

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, wants public officials barred from foreign trips until the insecurity in the country is resolved. President Muhammadu Buhari is currently on a 10-day private visit to the UK. While presenting a paper on press freedom in Nigeria and the rule of law, Falana said the president and all governors ought […]

Killings: Shehu Sani Faults Governors Who Spend Weekdays In Abuja 

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has said that most Nigerian Governors spend Mondays to Thursdays in Abuja while their states are being ravaged and attacked by bandits. He said that they spend weekdays in Abuja in the name of meeting President Muhammadu Buhari. The senator said this on his official Twitter account on Monday. […]

Dangote Feeds 30,000 IDPs In Zamfara

In yet another massive intervention, the Aliko Dangote Foundation Monday officially launched a major philanthropic programme in Zamfara State, doling out food items running into several millions of naira to support victims of insurgency. The farmers-herders clash and sporadic attacks by cattle rustlers have displaced thousands, many of whom are currently seeking refuge at Maradun […]

Don’t Take APC Govt Seriously, Obasanjo Warns Ndigbo On 2023

Former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the Igbo to be wary of promises from the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019 Election: SGF Tells Aggrieved APC Members To ‘Forgive And Forget’

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has called on All Progressives Congress (APC) members to bury their differences and work for the success of the party in the 2019 general election.

Senate Approves INEC’s N234bn Budget For 2019 Elections

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday approved a request of N234.51 billion made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct the 2019 general election.

INEC Bans APC From Fielding Candidates In Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has banned the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from fielding candidates for elective positions in Zamfara state for the 2019 elections.

Government School Teacher Flogs Student To Death In Zamfara

A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara has allegedly flogged a student to death. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the incident was revealed on Wednesday by Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar-Gummi, Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly. The deputy speaker, who spoke under matters of […]

Jega To Head Committee On Revival Of Education In Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara

Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been appointed to head an advisory committee that will revive the educational sector in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states of North-West Nigeria. Jega, who heads from Kebbi State, will work with six other professors from the zone and will advise Governors of the three states […]

APC Sweeps Zamfara LG Council Polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Zamfara over the weekend, recorded a massive victory at the polls as the party won all the chairmanship positions in Saturday’s local council election in the state. The local government chairmanship election which 14 political parties in the state participated in saw the All Progressives Congress (APC), winning all […]