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Muhammed Ali Pate

Ali Pate: Why APC may lose Bauchi

A former Minister of State for Health, Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate, has warned that the All Progressives Congress, APC, can lose Bauchi State if it goes ahead with the indirect primary.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi: PDP planted moles in opposition parties in 2015

A former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has reacted to the claim by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has planted some presidential aspirants within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Kaduna guber: Five PDP aspirants pass vote of no confidence on chairman

Five governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kaduna State on Friday passed vote of no confidence on the party’s State Chairman, Hassan Hyat, for allegedly favouring a particular aspirant ahead of the party’s primaries.

2019: INEC registers 388,390 new voters in Taraba

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Taraba State, Baba Yusuf, on Thursday said the commission has registered 388, 390 fresh voters in the just concluded Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, exercise ahead of the 2019 general election.

INEC: Disregard PDP’s allegation on illegal polling units in Osun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged members of the public to disregard the allegation that it created illegal polling units in Osun ahead of the Saturday governorship election in the state.

Rabiu Kwankwaso: APC is now what PDP was before 2015

One of the Presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and a Senator representing Kano-Central in the National Assembly, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has said the PDP lost the 2015 presidential election to the All Progressives Congress, APC, because they fielded only one candidate.

Obadiah Mailafia: I’ve emerged Southern, Middle Belt Forum candidate

A presidential aspirant on the platform of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia has revealed that he has emerged as the consensus candidate of the Southern and Middle-Belt Forum ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Alliance for New Nigeria - ANN

2019: Ibrahim Dan-Musa steps down for Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim in race for ANN ticket

The presidential aspiration of frontline contestant on the platform of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, got a boost yesterday as another top contender and veteran of presidential politics, Alhaji Ibrahim Eyitayo Dan-Musa, shelved his ambition in favour of Olawepo-Hashim.

Aminu Tambuwal: I will back agitations for restructuring if elected president

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirant and Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has assured that he would back the much sought for restructuring by a segment of Nigeria if elected the President of the country in 2019.

Adebayo Shittu: I’m not worried I don’t have NYSC certificate

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Friday, insisted that he has not violated any law by evading the mandatory national service for fresh Nigerian graduates.

Peter Nwaoboshi: There is no order for my arrest

The Senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, has denied media reports that an Abuja court has ordered for his arrest as part of investigations by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property.
The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has urged the European Union election observers that came to observe the Osun governorship election not to be biased in their reports.

Osun guber: Ooni of Ife denies endorsing any candidate

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has urged the European Union election observers that came to observe the Osun governorship election not to be biased in their reports.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun guber: Adegboyega Oyetola, Iyiola Omisore, Ademola Adeleke in three-horse race

After weeks of rancorous campaigns, the people of Osun State will today file out to elect a new governor that will succeed Rauf Aregbesola.

Rotimi Amaechi: Nyesom Wike, Magnus Abe out to defame me

The Minister of Transportation and Director-General of the President Buhari 2019 Campaign Organisation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the representative of Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Magnus Abe, of conniving and conspiring to disparage and defame him.
HRH Shehu of Borno Empire, Abubakar Umar Garbai El Kanemi

2019: Borno’s next governor should prioritise on rebuilding, youth employment – Shehu of Borno

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Garbai El-Kanemi has said the top priority of anyone who wants to rule the state in 2019 should be massive development of destroyed public infrastructure and provision of jobs to teeming unemployed youths.

PDP: APC, INEC creating illegal polling units to rig Osun election

Less than 24 hours to Osun state governorship election, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of conniving with Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create illegal polling units with the intention to rig the poll.

Osun guber: EU urges politicians to shun vote-buying

The European Union has urged politicians to shun vote-buying in the Osun State governorship election holding on Saturday.

INEC implores EFCC to monitor campaign finances, candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has implored the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to monitor campaign finances of political parties and their candidates ahead of the 2019 elections.

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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said he would emerge the winner of the election, provided it is free and fair.

Osun election: I will win if it is free and fair – Ademola Adeleke

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said he would emerge the winner of the election, provided it is free and fair.

NYSC partners Katsina youth craft village

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Katsina State coordinator, Hajiya Ramatu Sanda, has disclosed that the scheme has partnered with Katsina Youth Craft Village to create opportunities for corps members to perfect the skills they acquired at the orientation camp.
Rescue workers examine the hull of a ferry that overturned in Lake Victoria, Tanzania September 21, 2018, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV-via REUTERS

Tanzania ferry death toll rises to 151

The death toll after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria has risen to 151, state-run TV station TBC said Saturday as rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp applauds the fans following the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg football match between AS Roma and Liverpool at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on May 2, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Paul ELLIS

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to be ‘ugliest’ opponents

Jurgen Klopp has challenged Liverpool to become the "ugliest team" to play against in the Premier League.
John Agim - Nigerian Army

DHQ: Anti-military reports dampen troops’ morale

The Defence Headquarters has lamented that antimilitary reports discrediting the efforts of the troops in the Northeast dampen troops morale.