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Polls: APC planning to use operatives to rig – PDP, governors

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa State, Tahir Shehu, has accused the All Progressives Congress of planning to use security agencies to intimidate voters in today’s governorship election to pave the way for manipulation of votes. He [...]

March 9, 2019 Government and politics
hoodlums

Suspected hoodlums set ablaze primary school containing electoral materials in Benue — EO

All electoral materials for Mbalom ward in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue, were in the early hours of Saturday burnt by armed hoodlums. According to a witness, the hoodlums on arrival fired shots in the air before setting [...]

March 9, 2019 Crime
thugs

NIGERIA AND BLOODY STATES ELECTIONS: CORE CHALLENGE TO OUR NASCENT DEMOCRACY.

Weeks after the presidential and national assembly elections, Nigerians are still in the mode of debate if the result should be challenged in court or not. The rancor that accompany the February 23rd elections was uncalled for and unnecessary. The [...]

March 9, 2019 Government and politics
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Listed In Trasparency International “Anti-Corruption Fighters”

Nigeria’s former Finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been listed as one of the eight Transparency International “Anti-Corruption fighters”. She is the only Nigerian and the second African to make the list. According to the list, the women listed are “setting a [...]

March 9, 2019 Government and politics
Over 70 women vie for governorship in 25 states today

Over 70 women vie for governorship in 25 states today

As Nigerians vote today, not less than 70 women are in the governorship race on different political platforms in many states of the federation. There will be no governorship contest in nine states of the federation due to court judgments [...]

March 9, 2019 Government and politics
Live Updates

Live Updates: Governorship, houses of assembly elections

Live Updates: Governorship, houses of assembly elections a minute ago Electoral materials about taking off to various polling units from the Warri South LGA INEC along Esisi road Warri at about 8:06am. Photo: Theophilus Onojegh. a minute ago Buhari just [...]

March 9, 2019 Government and politics
PDP

Wike, Tambuwal, Ortom, other PDP govs fight to retain seats

As governorship elections hold in 29 states across the country today, state governors elected on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who are seeking re-election will be facing fierce battles in order to retain their seats. The [...]

March 9, 2019 Government and politics
Okada riders

Governorship election: Okada riders defy movement restriction, make quick incomes

Commercial drivers and motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders, made last-minute brisk incomes on Saturday morning amidst restriction on movement. The police had vowed that there would be a strict restriction on movement of vehicles from 6am to 6pm during [...]

March 9, 2019 Transportation
igbo

Fun facts about igbos and igboland

Fun facts about igbos and igboland 1) Finding a bungalow in #Onitsha is like looking for a fish in a desert 2) #Onitsha has more multistorey buildings than a combination of Oyo,Ogun,Ondo,Ekiti and Ondo all put together. 3) #Owerri has the most concentration of [...]

March 9, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerian Air Force

Polls: Military jets, Nigerian Air Force take over Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Kwara, Adamawa

There was palpable panic among residents in some key states of the country on Friday as the Nigerian Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance jets began air patrols over perceived flashpoints in the North-East, Kwara, Adamawa and Rivers states. The [...]

March 9, 2019 Military