Election

INEC mulls electronic voting as from 2021

  With effect from 2021, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will introduce electronic voting in major elections. "We will pilot the use of Electronic Voting Machines at the earliest possible time (not Edo and Ondo), but work towards the...

Just in: APC fixes June 22, July 20 for Edo, Ondo guber primaries

  Announces N22.5m for nomination and expression of interest form   Ahead of the governorship polls in Ondo and Edo States, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced June 22 and July 20 for its governorship primaries in the two states.   The...

Reps reject bill seeking six-year single term for President, Govs.

  Members of the House of Representatives, have rejected a Bill seeking to alter the Nigerian constitution to allow for a single term of six years for the president and governors. The Bill, which also considered a six-year term for Members...

Buhari warns politicians: Nobody ‘ll use my name to canvass for votes in 2023 elections

    On the day he turned 77, President Muhammadu Buhari warned politicians planning to use his name to seek elective positions in 2023. The president vowed to push back on any politician using his name to canvass for votes.   According to...

Smart Adeyemi kicks out Dino Melaye from senate, wins Kogi West senatorial rerun

The broom has swept away entire 16 senators, Adams mocks Dino   A one-time senator, Smart Adeyemi of the All progressives Congress (APC) has  romped to victory in the Kogi West rerun supplementary poll concluded on Saturday. Adeyemi, a People’s Democratic...

Murder of PDP Women leader: Buhari’s directive puts police on the spot, announce arrest of 6 suspects

Three days after the Presidential directive, the Police in Kogi State say they have arrested six people in connection with the gruesome murder of Mrs Salome Abuh, Women Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Thugs in a political garb...

Kogi elections: We are alarmed by the fatalities, violence, say EU, U.S., UK others

    With the violence that trailed the Kogi elections, the European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries under the aegis of Diplomatic Watch, say they are ``alarmed’’ over the bloody exercise.     They expressed serious concerns about reports of...

Nigeria’s Supreme Court nails Atiku’s presidential dream, affirms Buhari’s poll victory

    With an air of finality, Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday thrown out the appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 2019 poll.   Leading...

PDP hit by thunderbolt in 2015, says George

Raising the hope of a more formidable Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after getting stuck in political mire, a chieftain, Chief Olabode George, says the party’s 2015 electoral loss is a thunderbolt of magnitude. ``In the 2015 elections, we were hot...

February 23 Poll: Forum Of Nigerian Leaders Declares Buhari’s Victory Illegitimate

Abuja - The Forum of Nigerian Leaders and Elders made up of PANDEF, NORTHERN ELEDERS FORUM (NEF), AFENIFERE, OHANAEZE and the MIDDLE BELT FORUM has condemned the outcome of the February 23, Presidential and National Assembly elections. The Forum noted that...
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NNPC announces top management shake-up, …says new executive appointments, redeployments ‘ll reposition it for greater efficiency

      As part of efforts to strengthen and reposition NNPC for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the...
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2017 FG’s audited report : Buhari gets 14-day ultimatum to probe missing N300bn 

  The non-implementation of the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation has drawn the flak of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project...

Terrorist jailed for life over plot to bomb London’s St Paul’s Cathedral

  A Muslim convert Safiyya Shaikh, 37, has been jailed for life for plotting to blow up London’s historic St Paul’s Cathedral. Shaikh, from London, had scoped...

Donald Trump Jr’s girlfriend tests positive for coronavirus

  Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Donald Trump’s eldest son and a top fundraising official for the Trump reelection campaign, tested positive for the...

COVID-19: People Wear Face Masks in Southeast to Avoid Harrassment by Security Agents–CLEEN Foundation 

  CLEEN Foundation has made a startling revelation that most people in South East Nigeria wear face masks because of security agents and not necessarily to...