News - Nigeria

2019 Elections: Ignore Rumours Of Violence, Unrest – Buhari

1 hour ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to dismiss rumours of violence and unrest and participate in defining the future of the nation by exercising their civic duties in Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.

Buhari Dismiss Rumours Of Violence And Urges Nigerians To Exercise Civic Duties

5 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to dismiss rumours of violence and unrest and participate in defining the future of the nation by exercising their civic duties on Saturday's Presidential and National Assembly Elections. 

President Muhammadu Buhari To Address The Nation On A Live Broadcast

11 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday, February 22, 2019, broadcast to the nation at 7 am with a repeat at 9 pm.

NLC Tasks Military, INEC On Impartiality

11 hours ago /

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission and the Nigerian military on impartiality in dealing with identified electoral offenders and ballot box snatchers as directed by president Muhammadu Buhari,

Supreme Court Fixes Feb 26 To Hear SDP Presidential Candidacy Case

11 hours ago /

The Supreme court has fixed 26th of February 2019 for the hearing of an appeal filed by Professor Jerry Gana challenging the judgment of the court of appeal which dismissed his appeal challenging the candidacy of Donald Duke as the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party.

Gowon Advises INEC On Credible Elections

12 hours ago /

Nigeria's former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to be fully prepared for the rescheduled elections in a manner that the outcome will be adjudged credible by all.

72.5m Nigerians To Vote On Saturday – INEC

12 hours ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has fully deployed sensitive electoral materials to 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory ahead of Saturday’s elections.

Cross-river Police Changes Strategy

12 hours ago /

Flashpoints and suspected trouble spots across the eighteen Local Government Areas of Cross-river state have been manned by security men and their equipment ahead of Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections.

INEC Commences Distribution Of Sensitive Materials In Bauchi

12 hours ago /

Ahead of Saturday’s presidential and national assembly election, INEC in Bauchi has commenced distribution of sensitive materials to the twenty Local Government Areas across the state.

 

FG To Empower 10,000 Women, Youths In Anambra State

12 hours ago /

Nigeria’s Federal Government plans to create more employment opportunities for the teeming youths of the country in the coming months.

FJP Condemns ‘Shoot At Sight’ Order

13 hours ago /

The Freedom and Justice Party, FJP, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw his order to the Nigerian military and other security agencies to deal ruthlessly with ballot box snatchers and other election offenders.

YIAGA Deploys Observers TO 774 LGAs

14 hours ago /

An election observer group, YIAGA Africa says all measures have been put in place to monitor the rescheduled election.

Election: Academics Tasked On Dignity

14 hours ago /

Minister of education Adamu Adamu has called on professors, other academic and students recruited as Ad-hoc staff for Saturday’s election to maintain professionalism, uphold the dignity of the academic community in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Abia N-Power Coordinators Demand Release Of N-Power Ambassador

14 hours ago /

In Abia state, South East Nigeria, N-Power Coordinators from the 17 Local Government Areas of the state are demanding the immediate release of the state N-Power Ambassador, Felix Obisike.

 

Dansadau Decries Election Postponement

14 hours ago /

Governorship candidate of the National Rescue Movement (NRM), in Zamfara state, Senator Saidu Dansadau has described the postponement of the presidential and national assembly elections as unnecessary and uncalled for as its projects Nigeria in a bad light before the global community.

Multi-National Joint Task Force Commences Clearance of Boko Haram in lake Chad Fringes

14 hours ago /
Nation 

The Multi-National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, has commenced an operation code-named Yancin Tafki, to fight the resurgence of Boko Haram within the Lake Chad fringes.

FG Grants Visa Fee Waiver For Election Observers

21 hours ago /
Nation 

Sequel to the re-scheduling of the 2019 general elections and considering the plight of accredited election observers and monitors who were caught-up by the re-scheduled election, the Federal Government has approved a visa fee waiver to all affected individuals and organizations wishing to extend their stay or travel back to their countries and return for the next election.

Multi-National Joint Task Force Commences Clearance Of B/Haram In Lake Chad Fringes

21 hours ago /
Nation 

The Multi-National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, has commenced an operation code-named Yancin Tafki, to fight the resurgence of Boko Haram within the Lake Chad fringes.

FG Declares Friday Public Holiday

22 hours ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday, in preparation for the February 23 presidential and parliamentary elections.

Akwa Ibom Launches Airline

1 day ago /
Nation  Transport  

Akwa Ibom state achieved another first on Wednesday, becoming the first state govt to establish an airline.


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