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Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

2019 elections: Buhari arrives Bauchi for campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital on Saturday, for the Northeast All Progressives Congress presidential campaign. The Nigerian AirForce Aircraft conveying the President and his team landed at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi [...]

January 12, 2019 Government and politics

TCN announces planned power outage in Lagos, Ogun

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced a planned power outage in some parts of Lagos and Ogun States on Jan. 13 and Jan. 15, between 8:00am and 5:00pm. Ms Ndidi Mbah, the General Manager, Public Affairs Unit, TCN, [...]

January 12, 2019 Power
Buhari

Buhari still in charge of campaigns, insists APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted the notions held in certain quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari has abdicated his responsibility to lead the presidential campaign of the party.This follows concerns that the President may have handed over his [...]

January 12, 2019 Government and politics

Character, competence will determine Nigeria’s next president –Jerry Gana

The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Prof. Jerry Gana, in this interview with OLALEKAN ADETAYO, spoke about his five-point agenda and his desire for credible elections. Excerpts What inspired your ambition to run for the highest office in [...]

January 12, 2019 Government and politics
PDP members must unite to prevent another defeat – Udenwa

PDP members must unite to prevent another defeat – Udenwa

A former governor of Imo State, Achike Udenwa, has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state to unite to prevent another defeat in the 2019 general elections. Udenwa, who spoke during the inauguration of the PDP campaign [...]

January 12, 2019 Government and politics
We didn’t arrest Dino Melaye – DSS

We didn’t arrest Dino Melaye – DSS

The Department of State Services has denied that its operatives abducted Sen. Dino Melaye as alleged in some media. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the service, Mr Peter Afunanya, said that the police brought Dino to its [...]

January 12, 2019 Government and politics
Yoruba monarchs meet with Buhari

Yoruba monarchs meet with Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, and other traditional rulers from the South-West at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The Ooni, who spoke after the meeting, said the meeting was not [...]

January 12, 2019 Government and politics
INEC

2019 Elections: INEC may retain dead persons’ names in voter register

There are strong indications that names of some dead persons may be retained on the current voter register of the Independent National Electoral Commission as the commission concludes plans for the conduct of the general elections slated for February and [...]

January 12, 2019 Government and politics