2019 Election: Nigerians in UK support Atiku
Nigerians in the United Kingdom said yesterday that they are solidly behind the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, because he represents a new generation of leadership necessary to take the country out of poverty and backwardness. The Coordinator of Atiku Campaign Organisation in the... Read more
Saraki commends Davido
Senate president and the Co-ordinator of Abubakar Atiku’s presidential campaign, Bukola Saraki has commended popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, known as Davido. Saraki said on Twitter yesterday that he was impressed with the work Davido has been doing with his ‘Defend You Vote’ concerts across the country. Davido,whose uncle,... Read more
INEC replaces 4, 695 burnt card readers in Anambra
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday declared that it had replaced the 4, 695 burnt card readers and other sensitive materials that were destroyed on Tuesday by fire at the secretariat of the commission in Awka, Anambra State. It was gathered that sensitive election materials and card readers... Read more
Buhari uses address to the nation as opportunity to campaign(full text)
President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation on Thursday, ahead of Saturday’s presidential election. Large sections of his speech consist of arguments for his re-election based on what he claims his government has achieved for Nigerian people. Buhari quoted achievements in anti-corruption, infrastructure, security, etc and argued that no other... Read more
Election: FG closes Nigeria’s borders, from Friday to Sunday
The Federal Government has announced the closure of the country’s borders, with effect from 12:00 noon on Friday, February 15. The closure, which will last until 12:00 noon of Sunday, February 17, is aimed at restricting movement across the borders, particularly of aliens, who may attempt to participate in... Read more
IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu calls off election boycott
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has called off the election boycott in the south-east region of the country. In an audio message sent to the media, Kanu also asked the Igbo to come out in their numbers and vote during Saturday’s presidential election. Kanu... Read more
Atiku vs Buhari: How the winner will emerge in the 2019 presidential election(Exclusive)
Nigerians head to the polls on February 16, 2019 to vote for the presidential candidate of their choice. Despite optimistic conversations about choosing from a new crop of politicians, Nigerians realistically have only two major options available. The battle is between President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress... Read more
2019 Election: Davido trolls Adams Oshiomole
Award-winning Nigerian musician, Davido known for supporting the Peoples Democratic Party has tackled the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole over a statement he made ahead of the 2019 presidential election. This is coming after the APC Chairman had claimed he will resign if his party loses... Read more
Buhari to address Nigerians at 7pm today
President Muhammadu Buhari will today broadcast to the nation at 7pm, ahead of the 16 February presidential and National Assembly elections. A repeat of the broadcast will be made at 9pm, according to media adviser, Femi Adesina. “All television, radio stations and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to... Read more
INEC insists APC doesn’t have candidates in Rivers, Zamfara
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has insisted that the All Progressives Congress(APC) does not have governorship candidates in Zamfara and Rivers States. INEC also dismissed as untrue, allegations by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, that the electoral umpire was working in cahoots with the Peoples Democratic Party,... Read more