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Daily Archives: February 15, 2020

Don’t be bought, let your vote count, US tells Nigerians in broadcast

Elections: Don’t be bought, let your vote count, US tells Nigerians in broadcast

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has asked Nigerians to exercise their franchise during the coming general elections and ensure that their votes count. Symington, in a broadcast published on the official Twitter handle of the US on [...]

February 5, 2019 International

INEC to decide fate of owners of PVC’s lost in Abia office fire

Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the fate of owners of [...]

February 5, 2019 Government and politics
Obasanjo’s son campaigns for Buhari in U.S.

Obasanjo’s son campaigns for Buhari in U.S.

Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has taken his campaign for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States. Mr Obasanjo, who is the President of Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), said he was in the United [...]

February 5, 2019 International

Fact-Check: How true is Nnamdi Kanu’s claim Atiku is from Cameroon?

The IPOB leader, who is facing charges of treasonable felony at the Federal High Court in Abuja, had called for a boycott of elections in Anambra in November 2017 if the government failed to set a date for the referendum. [...]

February 5, 2019 Government and politics
2019 Sundance Film Festival - Awards Night Ceremony

Nigeria’s Chinonye Chukwu Is First Black Woman To Win Sundance Biggest Prize

A Nigerian-American filmmaker, Chinonye Chukwu, emerged the first Black woman to win the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize for her U.S. Dramatic entry, “Clemency.’’ Chukwu is a Nigerian-born, Alaskan-raised screenwriter, producer and director, whose works had received recognition, grants [...]

February 5, 2019 International

I regret supporting Oshiomhole for APC chairmanship, says Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, is ruing his support for Adams Oshiomhole to emerge the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Imo West APC senatorial candidate bared his mind yesterday at the Orlu Township Stadium, while flagging [...]

February 5, 2019 Government and politics
Senator Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani blows hot again

If Buhari didn’t win in 2015, we would have thought by now that Nigeria would have been like London. Thank God he won for everyone to know that he can’t perform magic. Buhari said he does not know anything called [...]

February 5, 2019 Government and politics

Buhari was right on Ganduje but…

When President Muhammadu Buhari visited Kano State for campaign last week, he raised the hand of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, to show his support for the governor’s second term bid on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress. That action [...]

February 5, 2019 Government and politics

Atiku’s election will hasten Igbo Presidency –Obaze

The Chairman of the Atiku-Obi Presidential Campaign Council in Anambra State, Mr Oseloka Obaze, has said the election of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the February 16 presidential election will hasten the chances of the South-East to produce Nigeria’s President. He [...]

February 5, 2019 Government and politics

Opposition parties’ electoral promises are lies, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has called on Nigerians not to be deceived by the electoral promises of opposition political parties, describing them as lies. Osinbajo made the call on Monday at the palace of the Olota of Ota, Oba Abdulkabir Obalanlege, [...]

February 5, 2019 Government and politics