News - 2019 Elections

FG Accuses PDP Of Violent Plot To Disrupt 2019 Elections

14 hours ago /

The federal government says it has credible intelligence report that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is planning widespread violence to truncate the 2019 general elections.

IGP Adamu Decentralises FSARS

20 hours ago /
Nation 

The acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate decentralisation of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS, and the disbandment of the Special Investigation Panel, SIP, and the Special Tactical Squad, STS.

Imo APC Governorship Candidate Promises More Infrastructure

20 hours ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma, has called on communities that have suffered withdrawal and relocation of major infrastructure within their areas to remain steadfast in view of better days ahead.

Buhari Felicitates With Keyamo At 49

20 hours ago /
Entertainment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended renowned lawyer, Festus Keyamo (SAN), for having earned the “highest place and esteem” in the legal profession through his defence of the rights of ordinary Nigerians.

Buhari Arrives Borno On A One-Day APC Campaign

1 day ago /
Politics 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, has arrived Maiduguri, Borno State capital, on Monday on a one-day Presidential Political Campaign under the auspices of the All Progressives Congress Party, APC.

Atiku Explains Absence At Presidential Debate

1 day ago /
Politics 

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has apologized to Nigerians and his fellow candidates for his absence at the just concluded presidential debate.

Imo ALGON Endorses Uzodinma

1 day ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC,  governorship candidate in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has assured local government council officials who suffered the 2011 local government dissolution in the state of the payment of salaries due them if elected into office.

Scrap Security Votes, Immunity Clause, SERAP Tells Presidential Candidates

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked all presidential candidates in the 2019 elections, to commit themselves to innovative antigraft reforms which include the scraping of security votes and immunity clauses for political office holders.

Moghalu, Ezekwesili, Durotoye Seek Political Disruption’ As Buhari And Atiku Ignore Debate

1 day ago /
Nation 

The presidential candidates of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Alliance for New Democracy (ANN), and Young Progressives Party (YPP) have called for a paradigm change in the Nigerian political sector.

Nigeria Deserves Better Than What Buhari Is Capable Of Offering – Obasanjo

1 day ago /
Nation 

A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, says President Muhammadu Buhari does not have the capacity to offer Nigeria what it really deserves.

INEC Seeks Support Of Religious Leaders Over Uncollected PVCs

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has called on religious leaders to use their places of worship as advocacy centres for registered voters to go to their various wards to collect their Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs.

Forum Of Student Leaders Beg FG To Dialogue With ASUU

3 days ago /
Nation 

Student’s representatives under the forum of Student Union Presidents in Cross River State have appealed to the Federal Government to fulfil agreements reached with the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU), to ensure the resumption of academic activities in public universities.

Opposition Parties In Rivers Hopeful Of Fielding Candidates Despite Internal Crisis

3 days ago /
Nation 

With the crisis and plethora of court cases rocking the two major opposition parties in Rivers State, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Accord Party, some major political players have expressed their views on what the governorship race with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP will look like in the state.

 

Offa Robbery Trial Adjourned For Definite Hearing Jan. 25

3 days ago /
Nation 

A High Court sitting in Ilorin has reluctantly adjourned the trial of the five suspects accused of robbing banks and killing 33 people in Offa, Kwara State last year.

Buhari Gets Endorsement Of Coalition Of Progressive Political Parties

3 days ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted what he calls the consistency, firmness, integrity, and steadfastness of the Coalition of Progressive Political Parties, CUPP.

180,000 IDPs Registered For 2019 Polls In Benue

3 days ago /
Politics 

About 180, 000 Internally Displace Persons, IDPs, have been duly registered to participate in the forthcoming general elections in over 500 polling boots at the IDP camps scattered across Benue State.

Adamawa IPAC Accuses INEC Of Recruiting APC Members As Ad-Hoc Staff For Election

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Adamawa State chapter has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to recruit ad-hoc staff for the forthcoming general elections in Adamawa State.

520,000 PVCs Unclaimed In Abia

3 days ago /
Politics 

With less than 28 days to the presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria, over 520, 000 Permanent Voters' Cards, PVCs, remain unclaimed by their owners in Abia State, South East of the country.

Jennifer Atiku Solicits Support For Atiku/Obi Ticket In Imo

3 days ago /
Politics 

The wife of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Jennifer Atiku-Abubakar, has stormed Imo State, South East Nigeria to solicit for votes for the Atiku/Obi candidacy.

BCDA Denies Using Slush Fund For Buhari’s Campaign

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Border Communities Development Agency, BCDA,has refuted the claims by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Campaign Council that the agency is running President Buhari's campaign with slush funds from its accounts.


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