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Ahmed Buhari

Ahmed Buhari finally withdraws from 2019 presidential race

The presidential candidate of the Sustainable National Party (SNP), Ahmed Buhari, has finally withdrawn from the Feb. 16 presidential election.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: No court can stop prosecution before Code of Conduct Tribunal

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says no court has the right to stop a trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

VP Osinbajo cancels appearance on Channels TV programme

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has cancelled his planned appearance on a Channels Television programme.

Governor el-Rufai: Even if Pope is my running mate, most Christians won’t vote for...

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is aware that 67 per cent of Christians in southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate.
Kingsley Moghalu

Kingsley Moghalu: President Buhari is a complete failure

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) and former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, has rated Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari administration a ‘complete failure.’
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Yinka Odumakin: I helped Governor el-Rufai submit Amina Zakari’s CV to Presidency

Afenifere spokesman and activist, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, says contrary to reports, it was Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and not President Muhammadu Buhari that recommended Amina Zakari as a nominee for an appointment at the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the problems of electricity are slowly being solved as no one can do it by magic.

SERAP asks minister to publish ‘names of contractors that disappeared with money for power...

SERAP said: “The revelation by Alhaji Atiku is entirely consistent with SERAP’s recent report titled: From Darkness to Darkness: How Nigerians are Paying the Price for Corruption in the Electricity Sector, which also revealed how over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply was allegedly squandered by politicians and contractors under successive governments.”

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick set to lure Victor Moses back to Super Eagles

The Nigerian Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, is poised to meet with Chelsea winger Victor Moses and his representative in a fortnight in a bid to lure him back to the Super Eagles fold ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations tournament in June.
Amina Zakari

INEC: Why we won’t remove Amina Zakari as head of elections collation centre

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it does not plan to remove Amina Zakari as head of the collation centre committee for the general election.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: We won’t respond to allegations until PDP provides evidence

The Presidency on Wednesday said it will not respond to request made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that President Muhammadu Buhari should speak up personally on allegations that members of his family acquired majority shares in telecom giants, Etisalat (now 9mobile) and Money Deposit Bank, Keystone Bank PLC, until the opposition party provides evidence to back its claims.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war a joke

The 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has said the war on corruption by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is selective, saying his government will use technology to end corruption if elected.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

NEDG, BON pick five political parties for presidential debate

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have selected five political parties that will participate in the upcoming presidential debate.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje: I’ll free Lagos from Alphabeta

Lagos PDP gubernatorial candidate Jimi Agbaje says he will free the state from Alphabeta consulting
President Buhari on a Sympathy Visit to Kaduna State over the Recent Security Challenges on 30th Oct 2018 6

Presidency: Muhammadu Buhari likely to win by wider margin than he did in 2015

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has boasted that more Nigerians will vote for his principal in 2019 than they did in 2015.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: Politicians will misuse state police

A former governor of Oyo state and retired deputy commissioner of police, Adebayo Alao-Akala has kicked against the possible creation of state police.

Uche Nwosu: Being Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law doesn’t disqualify me from being governor

Uche Nwosu, the Chief of Staff to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said being a son-in-law to the governor does not ‘disqualify’ him from succeeding his boss in office.

Court denies Ibrahim El Zakzaky, wife bail

A Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday denied the bail application filed by counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Gbenga Daniel: Corruption perception about Atiku Abubakar is politically motivated

A former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, believes the perception of corruption about Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is being fuelled by his political opponents in the country.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.