APC wins Bauchi Reps by-election
The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Yusuf Nuhu has emerged as the winner of Toro federal constituency by-election held in Bauchi State on Saturday. The APC candidate, Yusuf Nuhu polled 22,317 against the PDP’s Shehu Buba Umar’s 18,235 votes to win the election. Nuhu won in eight of the... Read more
Campaign for presidential elections kicks off today
As candidates for the February 16, 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections officially commence campaigns , the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned them against making inflammatory statements. Today marks the start of full electioneering activities according to INEC’s election timetable and schedule of activities, in line with... Read more
Tonye Cole escapes assassination as Rivers political meeting ends in a shootout
The factional governorship candidate of the APC in Rivers State has escaped an apparent assassination attempt, according to media reports reaching Today’s Echo According to media sources, a Bloodbath was averted on Friday, November 16, 2018, at Old Bakana as gunmen opened heavy gunfire on Amaechi-backed Tonye Cole and... Read more
Buhari appoints new CEOs, EDs of federal agencies
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five Chief Executive officers and two Executive Directors of some Federal Agencies. This was disclosed in a statement issued by Mr Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary (General Services) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Friday in Abuja.... Read more
I have no Bank account – Aregbesola
The outgoing governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola has said he did not earn salaries throughout the eight years of his administration. The Governor disclosed this during an interactive programme tagged ‘Ogbeni Till Day Break’ on Saturday in Osogbo. He said since it was the state that was feeding... Read more
Johnathan to launch book “My Transition Hours” to mark 61st birthday.
On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, the Face of Democracy in Africa, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, will be 61 years old. On that same day, he will be presenting his brilliant book, My Transition Hours, to the public. Finally, through that book, the world will get to see the man behind... Read more
APGA Primaries: H.O.R aspirant drags INEC to court
A House of Assembly aspirant  for Njikoka state constituency II, in Anambra State, Mr. Emeka Onwubuya, has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the person declared winner of the primary, Mr. Peter Ibida, to the Federal High Court sitting in Awka, urging the court to stop All Progressives... Read more
How APC government plans to rubbish Oshiomhole
Despite last Saturday’s statement by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole that his encounter with the Department of State Security Services, DSS, was not an arrest as being speculated, Saturday Vanguard learned that the forces against him were unfazed in the resolve to achieve preconceived... Read more
2019: U.S expects a free, fair and credible elections- U.S consulate general
The United States Consulate General Lagos, F. John Bray, has said that they are looking forward to a free, fair, credible, and non-violent election in Nigeria, in 2019. John Bray The Consulate General made these remarks, while speaking at the Nigerian première of Spike Lee’s film, “BlacKkKlansman” which held... Read more
2019: Igbo leaders told me to ignore Atiku’s Enugu endorsement — Buhari
President Buhari specifically said that the split within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over the reported endorsement of Abubakar, for the 2019 election did not surprise him. Speaking at a meeting with a select group of South-east leaders led by the National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP,... Read more