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26 Feb 2019
Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari is in an early lead after the announcement of results from 11 states and the Federal Capital by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Buhari has won in seven states while his closest rival, Abubakar, has won in four states and Abuja. In total, APC has polled…
13 Feb 2019
The Code of Conduct Tribunal Wednesday has ordered the Inspector General of Police and the Director General of the Department of State Security Service to arrest the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Onnoghen was absent again when the tribunal, where he is facing trial over allegations of non-declaration of assets, resumed on…
29 Jan 2019
The opposition People's Democratic Party presidential Candidate and former Vice president of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has petitioned the United Kingdom, United State of America, France and Germany over the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as Nigeria’s chief justice. "I have chosen to write this letter to Your Excellency for the enviable role that your country plays…
16 Jan 2019
It should be agreed that there are different ways of apprehending and describing the situation in Nigeria as the country draws near “Election 2019”, the general elections beginning on February 16, 2019. But I have chosen, naturally and unsurprisingly, an angle and a perspective informed by the burning interests of the working, toiling and poor…
2 Jan 2019
Nigeria's main opposition party, People's Democratic Party on Wednesday claimed that the ruling All Progressives Congress plans to rig the 2019 general elections. The party made this known in a press conference by the Presidential Campaign Organisation's director of media and publicity, Kola Ologbodiyan. Ologbodiyan claimed there is "a fresh plot by the Muhammadu Buhari…
27 Nov 2018
The paramount ruler of Iruland, Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru and his Ajiran counterpart, Oba Tijani Adetunji Akinloye have both thrown their weights behind the aspiration of the Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The monarchs told Sanwo-Olu to make the people of Lagos State the focus his policies when he is elected…
26 Nov 2018
Nigeria's opposing People's Democratic Party has challenged the All Progressive Congress presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, to a live debate with its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on critical sectors of the country. The opposition party in a statement released by its spokesperson Kola Ologbondiyan, said Buhari should be present his future blueprint, “to enable the…
23 Nov 2018
Increasing numbers of Boko Haram attacks against troops have raised questions about the group's current strength, capability and support, as Nigeria's main opposition seized on mounting casualties to criticise the government's record on security before next year's election. AFP has reported at least 17 attempts to overrun army bases since July, most of them in…
16 Oct 2018
Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki has emerged the campaign director to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flag bearer Atiku Abubakar. Saraki's appointment as the director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation was disclosed on Tuesday morning by Kola Ologbondiyan, the party’s spokesman. Abubakar was elected the presidential candidate of the main opposition party…
6 Sep 2018
The Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Chapter (APC) has adopted the indirect mode of primaries for all elective positions in the party ahead of the 2019 general election. The decision taken by the Imo state chapter of the party is at odds with the stance adopted by the National Executive Council of APC…
14 Aug 2018
Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised an alarm that there are fresh plans by the opposition People's Democratic Party to attack some of its Senators. The party said while several attempts to buy over APC Senators with N100million each have failed, the PDP has 'real and imminent sinister plans' as part of 'PDP’s…

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