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Daily Archives: October 19, 2019

Neither Buhari nor Atiku is greater than Nigeria

BREAKING: PDP wins at Sanwo-Olu’s polling unit

The Peoples Democratic Party defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress at the Femi Okunnu polling unit, Lateef Jakande, Ikoyi where the APC governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, voted in the presidential poll. The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
Breaking: Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri

Breaking: Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri

Multiple explosions on Saturday morning rocked Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. Details shortly… Meanwhile, Voters angry over non arrival of materials. Aggrieved voters at Magwan special primary school polling booth No PO 2 expressed disgust the Independent National Electoral [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
Aisha

Buhari, Aisha vote in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, voted in Daura, Katsina State in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections. The wife, Aisha, voted before the president at 8.06 a.m., while the president voted at 8.10 a.m, and 897 eligible voters [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
Polls open in Nigerian election

Polls open in Nigerian election

Nigerians began voting for a new president on Saturday, after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. President Muhammadu Buhari was one of the first in the queue when the nearly [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
presidential elections

Presidential Elections: “I am going to be the winner”, says Buhari as he votes

Nigeria’s incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari, has said he will be the winner of the presidential elections after he cast his vote at his polling unit. The president and his wife, Aisha Buhari, voted at the Sarkin Yara Ward A, Kofa [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
Election Eve: Police debunk social media rumour of bomb explosion in Enugu

Election Eve: Police debunk social media rumour of bomb explosion in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has debunked a social media rumour of a bomb explosion within Enugu metropolis on Friday. The rumour spread 12 hours to the commencement of the re-scheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections. The command’s Police [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
PDP governorship candidate in Zamfara donates vehicle to journalists

PDP governorship candidate in Zamfara donates vehicle to journalists

Alhaji Bello Matawalle, the PDP governorship candidate in Zamfara, has donated a Peugeot 406 station wagon to the correspondents chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), in the state. Matawalle, while presenting the vehicle to the union on Friday [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
CUPP

Video of man caught with result sheet is false, fabricated – CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP)has described the video of a man who was allegedly caught with a written result sheet of the postponed presidential and National Assembly elections in Abia State as fabricated and untrue. A video of [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
Wike

Wike accuses GOC of attempting to assassinate him

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said on Friday that he survived  an assassination attempt on his life on Thursday night after soldiers allegedly sent by the General Officer Commanding 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarham, [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
How Buhari, Atiku stand in 36 states

How Buhari, Atiku stand in 36 states

As Nigerians vote today, ALEXANDER OKERE examines the factors that are likely to determine the fate of the two leading presidential candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party At least 60 million [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics
underage voters

INEC reads the riot act to underage voters, sponsors

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, on Friday warned politicians against sponsoring underage voters in the 2019 general elections starting on Saturday (today). He said such underage persons and their sponsors would be arrested. Speaking [...]

February 23, 2019 Government and politics