Thursday, February 21, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari signed a peace accord in company of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to prevent any fallout or crisis after Saturday’s elections. Below is a transcript of President Buhari’s Speech at the Signing of...
Four people were killed Wednesday in a Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria on a convoy of vehicles carrying the governor of Borno state, security sources said. A civilian militia member said the attack happened near the town of Dikwa as...
A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has said he has no plans to leave the party for any other as being insinuated by some and that he remains gidigba (solid) in the governing party. A video...
The leadership of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, has expelled former minister, Jerry Gana, and suspended its presidential candidate, Donald Duke, for alleged anti-party activities. Another chieftain of the party, Dipo Sonibare, was also suspended for similar allegations. The party also...
The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been re-elected Chair of the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping known as C-34. Muhammad-Bande was re-elected by acclamation at the United Nations Headquarters in New York...
By Eric Elezuo The Social Democratic Party (SDP), Lagos State branch, has endorsed the candidacy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in line with the Afenifere. In a press release made available to the newsmen, the party rejected...
The UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayán, is warning that the suspension and replacement of the Chief Justice of Nigeria by the country’s President is in contravention of international human rights standards on...
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a comprehensive, round-the-clock security in all offices and facilities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The police spokesman, Frank Mba, stated this in a statement on Sunday. He said all...
There was palpable confusion on Sunday in the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress as the party prepares to host President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari is billed to visit the state on Monday (today) in pursuit of his re-election. The...
Three aides to the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, and his wife were on Saturday involved in an auto accident on their way to a campaign rally in the western senatorial district of the state. This is coming barely one...

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