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BUHARI’S CAMPAIGN EXPLAINS HIS ABSENCE AT DEBATE, SLAMS ATIKU

The APC presidential Campaign Council has officially released a statement regarding the absence of the President Buhari at the Presidential Debate organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria which held last Saturday, January 19, 2019. The statement signed and released by Festus Keyamo who is currently the Director Strategic Communication for the APC Presidential ...

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Kwara Must Change raises alarm over influx of suspected political assassins in Kwara

Leading pro-Democracy group in Kwara State, Kwara Must Change (KMC) has raised an alarm over the influx of suspected political assassins into Kwara ahead of the 2019 general election. In a statement signed by its state coordinator Comrade Yusuf Olatunji, Kwara Must Change stated that some concerned citizens, who witnessed the strange and unprecedented influx of unknown aliens into their ...

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Dogara warns over non-assent to Electoral Act Amendment Bill

HOUSE of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara yesterday expressed regrets over the non-assent to the Electoral Act, 2007 Amendment Bill 2018 by President Muhammadu Buhari. This is as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) caucus yesterday lost Michael Adeniyi, a member from Okitipupa/Irele Federal constituency to the All progressives Congress (APC). He said presidential refusal would deny Nigerians the benefits of the ...

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Nigeria’s ruling class, cares little about democracy or its history – Edwin Madunagu

Popular mathematician/journalist Edwin Madunagu has shared his two cents on the current political situation in Nigeria, particularly towards the survival of democracy and about the forthcoming general elections. Read his thoughts below: It should be agreed that there are different ways of apprehending and describing the situation in Nigeria as the country draws near “Election 2019”, the general elections beginning ...

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Atiku may have not solid plan for Nigerian Tech ecosystem!

After much anticipation, the main contender for Nigeria’s top seat and the candidate of the People’s Democratic party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar released his policy document sometime in November last year. The core fabric of democracy in the last 3yrs of the @MBuhari @APCNigeria admin has been on a downward spiral,but this policy document speaks for itself; simply put #LetsGetNigeriaWorkingAgain. We can ...

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China vows to support Nigeria in combating insurgency

The Peoples Republic of China on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria to assist Nigeria’s Armed Forces strengthen its counter insurgency measures. The Hon Minister of Defence Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali and the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Dr  Ziyou Pingjian signed  the MOU on behalf of their countries.  Col Tukur Gusau the Public Relations Officer to the Defence ...

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Your tears will flow until you confess your role in Chibok girls’ abduction, Fani-Kayode tells Shettima

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said that until the Governor of Borno State Mr Kashim Shettima confesses his role in the abduction of the Chibok girls and tells Nigerians why he and others started Boko Haram Insurgency. Fani-Kayode on his Twitter handle said. The Gov. of Borno wept about the plight of his people in the hands of Boko Haram during ...

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Violence rocks Lagos APC rally, 3 journalists shot

Three journalists were on Tuesday shot at a rally organised for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The rally was held at Skypower field, Ikeja, Lagos. Among those that were hit by the bullet were the group political editor of Nation newspaper, Emmanuel Oladesu, News Telegraph correspondent, Temitope Ogunbanke and Ibile Television cameraman, ...

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#2019Budget: N7bn Allocation For Buhari’s Presidential Air Fleet Equals 2017, 2018 Combined

Oladeinde Olawoyin The Nigerian government has proposed to spend N7.30 billion (7,297,022,065) on the Presidential Air Fleet (PAF) in the 2019 budget proposal, according to details obtained from the Budget Office of the Federation. This is almost equals to the amount budgeted for the 2017 and 2018 combined. According to the Premium Times report, the proposed expenditure is about 67 ...

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Asking for the Removal of Amina Zakari Unnecessary – INEC

The Director of Voter Education and Publicity of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, has said that the call for Amina Zakari who was yesterday appointed as Head of the INEC Collation Centre committee for the February general election is absolutely unnecessary. Amina Zakari Osaze-Uzzi speaking Channels TV today said Zakari’s committee is “basically in charge of ...

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