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Ahead of the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Police Command, Plateau says it has deployed 5, 000 personnel to ensure law and order during the two elections.
With less tha a week to the February 16 Presidential and National Assembly polls, the Federal Government has told the United States (US) not to cross the line as far as the elections are concerned.
There is traffic gridlock on major roads in Ilorin, capital of Kwara state, ahead of the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari, for the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, has denied meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over alleged plans to rig the presidential election slated for Saturday.
Imahiyereobo said that a management team of the commission, led by the Administrative Secretary, Mr. Gbadamasi Rasheed, went to the scene of the fire outbreak to have an on-the-spot assessment of the incident, adding that the new state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Isaac Akinmoyede, was also on ground on Sunday morning to assess the situation.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has directed all political parties participating in the forthcoming general elections to complete the processes for the submission of their polling agents’ names by February 11.
The acting National Chairman of United Patriots, Chukwudi Ezeobika, has faulted the call by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to hold a referendum on the sovereign State of Biafra on February 16, a day set aside by the Independent National Electoral Commission for presidential and National Assembly elections.
Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe on Wednesday advised military personnel in the state to stay away from partisan politics and the electioneering process.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom, said it planned to use 19, 028 ad hoc staff for the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said that 90 per cent of roads rehabilitated in Cross River between 2016-2018 were carried out by the commission.
The United States has called on the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Electoral Commission to release accurate results of Sunday’s general election in the country, warning against manipulation.
The gubernatorial candidate of the main opposition PDP in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has denied rumour making rounds that he is not working for the victory of the party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, describing it as “baseless, malicious and false – all aimed at dividing the party”.
The former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that the Nigerian government plotted the killings in Zamfara State in a bid to suspend general election from holding in the state in 2019.
The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Federal government of plotting to hide under the killings in Zamfara State by armed bandits to impose emergency rule on the state, warning “the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration not to hide under its own failure to secure the lives of Nigerians to achieve its selfish partisan agenda.”
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Friday, condemned the arrest of seventy, (70) Biafrans in Imo state.
The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Professor Theophilus Soyombo, said he has resumed office.
The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has seized and destroyed pornographic and other unapproved films and video works worth N3.5 billion in three years.
Nigeria and the Indian Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the usage and exploration of the outer space.
An APC chieftain in Edo, Mr Bright Obarogie, has urged the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the party, Alh. Mai Mala Buni, to caution the APC Governors’ Forum Director-General (D-G), Dr Salihu Lukman.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has told newsmen that he and his employers the Nigeria Football Federation are waiting for the approval of football governing body, FIFA for the two friendly games proposed for next month in Austria.
A prominent traditional ruler in the Oke-Ogun region of Oyo State, the Aseyin of Iseyin, Oba (Dr). Abd-Ganiy Adekunle Salau, Ajinese 1, has suspended the Basorun of Iseyin, Chief Raheem Adelodun for allegations ranging from gross Insubordination, flagrant disrespect to the stool and authority of the Aseyin of Iseyin.
Bandits on Wednesday morning attacked the Gidangizo village in the Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State and shot dead one Nasiru Alilu, 37.
An electronic trader, Gbade Olaniyi, on Wednesday petitioned an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolved his seven year-old marriage to wife, Olubunmi, because she frequently beats him.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has tested negative for COVID-19.