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INEC Warns against Publishing Fake Results

The Independent National Electoral (INEC) has warned against announcing or publishing false election results as the collation of the Osun governorship election results is underway. The Commission gave the warning on Saturday through its twitter handle @inecnigeria. It said that the official results would be available as announced by the election Returning Officer. “Announcing or publishing a false election result ...

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Nigeria Air to cost nation N180b yearly

Over N1b Already Spent On Business Plan, Design, London Launch Except for its indefinite suspension last Wednesday, the national carrier, Nigeria Air, was to cost Nigeria at least N180b yearly for the next 10 years, operators have said. Local airlines operators, who are privy to the actual business design, as well as, the cost implications said the financial commitment, weaved ...

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FG abolishes payment of overstay fees by Nigerians With Dual Citizenship

The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), to with immediate effect, put an end to the payment of fines by Nigerians holding dual citizenship at the nation’s International Airports. The Honorable Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, CFR, PhD, who stated this today, in his Office in Abuja, said that the directives are in line ...

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PDP demands Shittu’s arrest over certificate forgery

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Friday that the revelation that the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, dodged his compulsory one-year national service further validates its position that President Muhammadu Buhari has many persons of questionable character in his cabinet. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP accused Buhari of appointing fraudulent persons ...

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CDD releases Preliminary Reports on Osun State 2018 Gubernatorial Election

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in partnership with the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) deployed 180 trained and accredited observers for the Osun State Governorship election of September 22, 2018. CDD and PTCIJ observers deployed across the 30 Local Governments (LGAs) in the state consisted of 100 stationary observers who kept an eye on the electoral ...

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I will contest Lagos gov election –Jimi Agbaje

Mr Jimi Agbaje, the 2015 Lagos State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Wednesday ended speculations about his re-run bid, saying he was back in the race. Agbaje made the confirmation via a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. “It is true that initially I did not want to re-contest, but I had so ...

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Buhari Re-appoints Amechi as DG of his Campaign Organisation

The Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a former governor of Rivers State now Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi as the Director-General of his campaign organization for his re-election in 2019. The news filtered out months ago that Amaechi would spearhead the campaign when the transport minister appointed Barr. Festus Keyamo as its spokesman. According to a statement on ...

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FG Suspends Planned National Carrier, Nigeria Air

The Federal Government has suspended the proposed new National Carrier, Nigeria Air. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the announcement on Wednesday through his Twitter handle. “I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend the National Carrier Project in the interim. “All commitments due will be honoured. “We thank ...

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Olawepo-Hashim Picks ANN Presidential Nomination Form!

It was pomp as frontline Presidential aspirant, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim went notches higher towards the realization of his ambition yesterday as he procured the Alliance for New Nigeria’s (ANN) nomination form, promising to foster unity, fix the economy and to stop the killings in the land. Olawepo-Hashim who said he is full of respect for President Mohammadu Buhari for his ...

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Wife of Kogi State Governor hold 8-day empowerment programme for the people!

The wife of Kogi State Governor, Hajia Hafiza Yahaya Bello has just concluded her 8-Day empowerment programme which aimed at training the masses on different entrepreneurial skills to cut down the rate of unemployment in the state. The  empowerment programme which took place in Kogi Central from 10th of September to 18th of September 2018 spread across the state. The ...

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