Election postponement is a coup: Donald Duke
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) Presidential Candidate, Mr Donald Etim Duke has described the postponement of the presidential election scheduled for Saturday, February 16th as a coup against Nigeria. Speaking with newsmen in his resident in Calabar, Duke regretted the postponement, saying that the postponement was a national embarrassment... Read more
Buhari planning to replace INEC chairman with Amina Zakari: CUPP
The Coalition of United Political Parties on Saturday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to suspend the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu. Ugochinyere claimed the President was planning to name a National Commissioner, Amina Zakari, as the Acting Chairman, citing her experience as the... Read more
Tinubu promises APC members good money for Buhari’s re-election in leaked tape
The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to give a substantial amount of money to the party faithful if their votes can secure reelection for President Muhammadu Buhari. Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, also disclosed that he had enough money to bankroll elections... Read more
Election postponement: Atiku urges Nigerians to remain peaceful
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has asked Nigerians to remain peaceful in the face of provocation. Atiku said this in a statement he personally signed in the early hours of Saturday while reacting to the shift in the dates for the conduct of the... Read more
PDP, APC trade blames as INEC postpones elections
The People’s Democratic Party(PDP) and All Progressives Congress(APC) have blamed each other for the late postponement of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) In a statement released early on Saturday morning, INEC announced that the Presidential, and National Assembly elections will take place on February 23 while the... Read more
Gunmen kill 66 in Kaduna
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, on Friday, confirmed the death of 66 people in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. The governor, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, regretted the development and vowed that the perpetrators would be brought... Read more
Atiku wins Today’s Echo presidential poll
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Atiku Abubakar has emerged the winner in the online poll conducted by Today’s Echo on its website for presidential contestants. Although there are over 70 contestants for president, the poll was conducted on 9 candidates. The other candidates are President Muhammadu... Read more
CCT trial: Onnoghen granted bail after pleading ‘not guilty’
Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has left the premises of the Code of Conduct Tribunal CCT after he pleaded not guilty to the six charges levelled against him by the Federal government. He was granted bail by the tribunal on self recognition. The trial was adjourned... Read more
Meet Grace Atukpa, blind first class graduate campaigning for Atiku
Grace Atukpa might be visually impaired, but for her, it would take much more than just being blind to keep her away from vigorously exercising her political persuasions and helping her candidate of choice in the upcoming Presidential elections. Formerly an Administrative intern with the National Agency for the... Read more
91 Million Nigerians now living in extreme poverty
Over 91 million Nigerians are now living in extreme poverty, according to the report of World Poverty Clock, a Vienna, Austria-based data lab The report said at least three million Nigerians have slipped into extreme poverty between November 2018 and February 2019. According to the report, 91.16 million Nigerians... Read more