News - 2019 elections

SDP Decries Politics Of Intimidation

4 hours ago /
Politics 

The social democratic party, SDP, says alleged intimidation and arrest of members of opposition political parties for what it described as funny corruption cases is sending disturbing signals over the provision of a level playing field for the twenty-nineteen general elections.

Nigerian Women Demand Vice Presidential Slot.

4 hours ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

The demand was made On Friday when a group of female politicians under the Aegies of Nigerian Female Parliamentarians paid a courtesy call on President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. 

Bauchi Governor To Name New Deputy Soon

8 hours ago /
Nation 

Governor of Bauchi State in northeast Nigeria, Mohammed Abubakar says a new deputy governor will be appointed for the state within the shortest possible time following the sudden resignation of Nuhu Gidado.

Court Dismisses Suit On Election Sequence

1 day ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court Sitting In Enugu, South-East Nigeria has dismissed a suit challenging the powers of the national assembly to amend the electoral act which re-ordered the sequence of conduct of the 2019 elections earlier published by the independent national electoral commission, INEC. 

Buhari Queries Poor State Of Power Sector Despite Huge Investments

3 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has raised questions about the poor state of the Nation's power sector in spite of huge investments in the sector by past administrations in the country. 

15 Federal Agencies Fail To Remit N8.1 Trillion Under Jonathan

3 days ago /
Nation 

Minister of Information Lai Mohammed, says 15 agencies of the federal government failed to remit N8.1 Trillion to the federation account between 2010 and 2015.

APC Meets With PDP Over Grievances, Says Presidency Will Respond

3 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress says all the grievances raised by the leaders of the new Peoples Democratic Party are genuine and are being attended to by the presidency.

Olisa Metuh Collapses In Court

4 days ago /
Nation 

Mr. Olisa Metuh, former  National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has collapsed at the Federal High Court in Abuja as he was making his way to the dock for his resumed trial .

APC Holds State Congresses

5 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday held its congresses in most states of the federation.

Buhari Enjoins Muslims To Increase Their Love For Humanity

1 week ago /
Religion 

President Buhari has enjoined Muslims in Nigeria to increase their love for humanity, acts of charity, kindness, generosity and gratitude as they commence the 30-day Ramadan fast.

Forum Advocates Background Check For Public Office Seekers Ahead Of 2019 Polls

1 week ago /
Politics 

Ahead 2019 elections, political office seekers in Nigeria should be prepared to subject themselves to public scrutiny with a view to helping the electorate have proper evaluation of their personality traits.

Killings Threaten Nigeria’s Economy - Osinbajo

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says the spate of killings in parts of the country is a threat to the peaceful environment needed to grow the nation’s economy to a self-sufficient level and as a major hub on the African Continent.

Arewa Youths Blame Leaders For North’s Backwardness

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria moves towards the 2019 general elections, a northern group, Arewa Consultative Youth Movement has said that the level of development in the north is unimpressive because the political leaders are unmindful of the aspirations of the populace.

Senator Dino Melaye Recall Bid Fails

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The attempt to recall the Senator Representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, failed after the verified signatures to the petition for his recall fell short of required 50 per cent plus one.

INEC Verifies Signatures For Dino Melaye Recall

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The recall process of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District,  Dino Melaye, started in over 500 polling units.

Imo Operation “Show Your PVC” Set To Begin - Okorocha

1 month ago /
Politics 

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says his government will soon embark on what he calls operation show your Permanent Voter's Card, PVC, for indigenes.

Udom Emmanuel Visits Osinbajo

1 month ago /
Nation 

Akwa Ibom State Governor,  Udom Emmanuel, has advised Nigerians to refrain from making inflammatory comments that could heat-up the polity.

INEC Inaugurates Seven New Resident Electoral Commissioners

1 month ago /
Politics 

Chairman of The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn-in seven new Resident Electoral Commissioners, bringing the total number to 33.

Forum Kicks Against Ethnic, Religious And Money Politics

1 month ago /
Nation 

As preparations for the  2019 elections continue,  the Nigerian electorate have been urged to look beyond ethnic and  religious considerations  in choosing the next set of leaders that will lead the country to the promised land and reposition it as a strong force in the comity of nations.

Fayose Calls For Extension Of Voter Registration Exercise In Ekiti

1 month ago /

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has expressed dissatisfaction with the inability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to register most eligible voters in the state within the stipulated time in the just concluded continuous voter registration (CVR) in the state.


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