Thursday, February 21, 2019
Political parties participating in the 2019 general elections have said they will not obey the directive of the Independent National Electoral Commission that they should stop campaigns after the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday...
The campaign office of President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the postponement of the 2019 presidential elections. Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, announced at about 2:40 a.m. Saturday that the...
Militants under the aegis of the Niger Delta Avengers on Thursday threatened to halt crude oil flow from the Niger Delta and cripple the economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected. The group decried what it described as the “continuous...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, of plotting to bomb INEC offices, destroy voting materials at registration area centres and disrupt the peaceful conduct of the Saturday elections in the state. Wike...
In preparations for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the Federal Government has ordered the closure of all land borders with effect from 12pm on Friday (today) to Sunday. Announcing this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister...
The Coalition for United Southern Nigerian Nationalities (CUSNN) has endorsed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar for President. In a statement signed by 12 officials of the group, and made available to newsmen, the group urged...
The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Thursday, reacted to the ambush on his campaign convoy by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. Mr Shettima’s campaign convoy came under attack on Tuesday evening while traveling along Maiduguri – Gamboru road. At least,...
The Lagos State Police Command has debunked a story on social media that it will carry out general raiding in the state on Thursday and Friday before elections. The Police Spokesman for the command, CSP Chike Oti, said on Thursday...
President Muhammadu  Buhari on Wednesday promised that he would not disappoint Nigerians if he won   Saturday’s presidential poll. He promised to consolidate his first term achievements by tackling poverty, ensuring food security and providing key infrastructure. Buhari spoke at the APC’s presidential...
The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday, asked the Appeal Court in Abuja to stop his arrest. Onnoghen, who faulted the Code of Conduct Tribunal’s decision to arrest him, based his argument on 11 grounds. The suspended...

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