Category Archives: Breaking

Unemployment And Poverty Are Forcing Nigerians To Turn To Oil Theft – Aljazeera

A short documentary of young Nigerians indulging themselves into oil theft because of poverty and unemployment was shared on twitter by Aljazeera. They wrote: “Unemployment and poverty are forcing many young Nigerians to turn to oil theft – though they say it’s rightfully theirs.” For more on News, follow us on Instagram & Twitter @OnoBello |…

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Alao-Akala Steps Down, Endorses APC’s Adelabu

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has dropped his bid to succeed Abiola Ajimobi as the governor of the southwest state. The former governor of Oyo state also endorsed the governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Adelabu. “The Alao-Akala Campaign of the Action…

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PDP, Atiku Worry Over Alleged Plot To Arrest Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described as worrisome and alarming revelation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is plotting to arrest him on trumped up charges and detain him indefinitely. The party said that the revelation, coming from a Nigerian of Chief Obasanjo’s status, is terrifying “as…

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Ambode Speaks On Working With Atiku, PDP Against Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, APC In Lagos

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has denied allegations that he was working with the agents of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded presidential election to promote the interest of the opposition party in the state. A statement signed yesterday by the Chief Press Secretary to the…

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Abdulsalami Leads Peace Committee Members To Atiku’s Residence

Abdulsalami Abubakar, chairman of the National Peace Committee, led members of the committee to the residence of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday. Matthew Kukah, bishop of Sokoto Catholic diocese, and John Onaiyekan, Catholic archbishop of Abuja, attended the meeting. The politicians in attendance were Peter Obi, Atiku’s running mate;…

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Zamfara APGA Guber Candidate Ejects IDPs Taking Shelter At His House For Voting Buhari

Sani Shinkafi, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Zamfara state, has ejected all  the displaced persons in his houses for voting for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s elections. Zamfara is one of the states where President Muhammadu Buhari had a good outing in the election. At a news conference…

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Results Declared By INEC Were Verified, Says UK

The United Kingdom (UK) says Nigerians can have confidence in the outcome of the presidential election that held on Saturday. President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), won the election with Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) coming second. Harriett Baldwin, UK’s minister of state for Africa, in a statement…

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Akpabio: I Didn’t Lose, My Mandate Is Waiting For Me

Godswill Akpabio, former senate minority leader, says he did not lose Saturday’s election despite the declaration of Chris Ekpeyong as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to results declared by INEC, Ekpeyong polled 118,215 votes ahead of Akpabio who secured 83,158 votes in the Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial district election. But speaking…

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