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As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike threatens to ‘chase away’ N-Power beneficiaries on election duties

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, on Monday said he will restrict the use of N-power beneficiaries as the ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials during the 2019 general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised to adopt sound security and economic transformation programmes to address the nagging social and economic challenges facing the country, if re-elected.-3

President Buhari promises sound security, economic programmes if reelected

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised to adopt sound security and economic transformation programmes to address the nagging social and economic challenges facing the country, if re-elected.
Mary Uduk

SEC restates commitment to attract investors, boost economy

The Securities and Exchange Commission has restated its commitment to partner with relevant government agencies and the private sector to attract more investments to the country.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari’s convoy suffers blockage by ‘fanatical’ supporters, admirers in Jos

Thousands of `traditional and fanatical’ supporters as well as admirers of President Muhammadu Buhari in Plateau, on Saturday, persistently blocked his motorcade heading to the campaign ground of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
His Royal Highness, Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo, an Anambra monarch on Saturday in Abuja donated a Toyota Hilux vehicle to President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign.

Election: Anambra monarch donates vehicle to President Buhari’s campaign

His Royal Highness, Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo, an Anambra monarch on Saturday in Abuja donated a Toyota Hilux vehicle to President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: We’ve succeeded in tackling security, economy

President Muhammadu Buhari was received in Kaduna on Friday by a massive crowd of party supporters, who thronged the Ahmadu Bello Stadium (ABS) for the flag-off of the All Progressives Congress campaign in the state.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Election: Governor Wike urges Rivers people to vote Atiku Abubakar

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Friday called on Rivers people to vote overwhelmingly for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as he had the business and leadership acumen to create employment opportunities and revive Nigeria’s economy.
Activist Pastor Evan Mawarire is taken into a vehicle by police outside his home in Harare, Zimbabwe, January 16, 2019. REUTERS-Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwean doctors treat 68 people of gunshot wounds, hundreds arrested

Zimbabwean doctors on Thursday said they had treated almost 70 people for gunshot wounds while police rounded up hundreds after violent protests this week triggered by a steep rise in fuel prices.

Zimbabwe president says ‘monumental task’ to fix economy

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday called for calm as he vowed to tackle the "monumental task" of fixing the shattered economy that has sparked violent protests this week.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reduce the size of federal government

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to reduce the size of the centre if elected.
French President Emmanuel Macron (R) stands by a traditional Epiphany cake during a ceremony at the Elysee palace in Paris, on January 11, 2019. (Photo by Ian LANGSDON - POOL - AFP)

Emmanuel Macron kickstarts ‘great debate’ to win back French

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday will attempt to turn the corner on two months of often violent anti-government protests by launching a nationwide debate over the grievances fuelling the “yellow vest” movement.

IMF: Nigeria’s economy to grow by 3.8% in 2019

Nigeria’s economy, and other sub-Saharan Africa countries, will be home to several of the world’s fastest-growing economies in 2019 according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Election: Olisa Agbakoba, others promise new Nigeria as Peoples Trust starts campaign

The National Chairman of the Peoples Trust, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), the party’s presidential candidate, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, and other leaders of the party on Saturday promised to restore Nigeria’s lost glory.

Peter Obi : Election not about President Buhari or Atiku Abubakar, but about Nigeria’s...

“The 2019 election is not about Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and President Muhammadu Buhari, but about the survival of Nigeria,” the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, said at the weekend.
Muhammadu Buhari

Election: TMC lauds President Buhari for shunning money politics

The Muslim Congress (TMC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his commitment not to use government money for election campaigns in the 2019 General Elections.
A sign on the front of the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka notifies visitors of the impact of the federal government shutdown. As the event continues into three weeks, multiple impacts are being felt, including the lack of important economic reports that keep people updated on economic conditions. [Chris Neal/The Capital-Journal]

US shutdown sends economy into uncharted waters

The US government shutdown on Saturday became the longest in history and is taking a growing bite out of the world’s largest economy with each passing day, economists say.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has promised to end insecurity in Plateau, if elected Nigeria’s President in the Feb. 16 general elections.

Atiku Abubakar: I will end insecurity in Plateau if elected President

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has promised to end insecurity in Plateau, if elected Nigeria’s President in the Feb. 16 general elections.

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Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

NBA asks President Buhari to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial, follow due process,

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Federal government doles out N6.7 million rewards to outstanding researchers, innovators

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.