Category Archives: Breaking

Elections: General Danjuma Raises Alarm Over Plot To Rig Elections

Former Minister of Defence, Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma rtd has raised the alarm of an alleged plot to use undemocratic ways to rig the 2019 general elections. The retired general alleged that there were clandestine moves to cause civil unrest in Taraba, with the hope of making the governorship election inconclusive. He dropped the allegations…

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Privatise Nigeria’s Oil Industry? Easier Said Than Done

A leading contender in Nigeria’s presidential election next month has pledged to privatise the country’s oil industry, but that’s a promise that might prove hard to keep, some observers say. Atiku Abubakar, the main opposition party contender, has vowed to break up the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), which he called a “mafia organisation“. The…

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APC Will Not Participate In Elections In Rivers State – INEC Confirms

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has once again confirmed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not participate in elections in Rivers State. INEC Commissioner, Festus Okoye, said the commission is acting based on a court ruling. “The Independent National Electoral Commission acts on the basis of existing facts. The facts on the ground…

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Tinubu, Oshiomhole, Amaechi Attack As Obasanjo Fires Buhari Again

The All Progressives Congress leaders, including a former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Monday at the presidential rally of the party in Maiduguri, took turns to berate former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his latest attack on President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo, had in a 16-page statement on Sunday, likened Buhari to the late…

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APC Kicks As Obasanjo Says Buhari Behaving Like Abacha

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing him and “his hatchet men” of running an autocratic government similar to the administration of the late military dictator,  Gen. Sani Abacha. Obasanjo stated this in his 16-page statement titled, “Points for concern and action,” given to journalists in Abeokuta. Nigerians…

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Buhari, Atiku, Ezekwesili ,Others To Battle in Today’s Presidential Debate

President Muhammadu Buhari and four other presidential candidates are expected to sell themselves to Nigerians during a presidential debate today in Abuja. Buhari, who is contesting the February 16 presidential election on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, is one of the five candidates invited to a debate being put together by the…

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Atiku Arrives Washington DC, To Meet With US Officials and Nigerians

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has said he has arrived in Washington D.C., United States of America. Abubakar said he was in the country for a meeting with US government officials and Nigerians. “Just arrived in Washington D. C. for a meeting with US government officials, Nigerians living in D.C.…

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Just In: Imo APC Drags Oshiomhole To Court, Files Contempt Suit Against Him

All is not well for the All Progressives Congress in Imo state after it filed a contempt suit against the party chairman, Oshiomhole.  The National Party chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole might be in serious trouble after Imo State chapter of the party filed a contempt suit against him. At a press…

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Buhari Officially Appoints Mohammed Adamu As New IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially named Mohammed Adamu as acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP. Buhari decorated him with the new rank during his meeting with the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris and Adamu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mohammed had served as the Commissioner of Police in Enugu State. He was one-time…

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