Buhari begs Nigerians for pray for return of peace, security

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to intensify prayers for the return of peace and security to all parts of the country as his administration continues to battle insecurity. For years, the country has struggled in its battle against Boko Haram terrorists, whose insurgency has lasted 10 years in the northeast region, as well …

Buhari’s Supporter, Bala Haruna Dies Days After Bathing & Drinking Gutter Water

Days to the Presidential Elections In Nigeria, one ardent supporter of APC’s candidate, Mahammadu Buhari promised to bath and drink gutter water should his candidate win. After President Buhari was declared winner, the supporter known as Bala Hurana went by his words and did as he had promised. The young man bathed in a gutter …

“Don’t Gloat Or Humiliate The Opposition,” Buhari Begs Supporters

President Muhammadu Buhari has made a special plea to his supporters to not humiliate the opposition after his comprehensive victory over Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 presidential election. The president was announced the winner of the presidential election by the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in the early hours …

“Welcome To Second Slavery, Nonsense,” – Charly Boy Reacts To Buhari’s Victory

Charly Boy thinks President Buhari’s second term victory will be welcoming Nigerians to a whole new phase of slavery. The self-acclaimed activist and music veteran made this known via his Instagram page on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Ina long post on his page, Charly Boy wrote about Buhari and his cabal’s smartness which gave them …

Adeleke Wins Polling Unit For PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has won in the polling unit of a senator, Ademola Adeleke. The PDP defeated its main challenger, APC, in all the results in the polling unit. Mr Adeleke is the senator representing Osun West Senatorial District and the candidate of the PDP at the last gubernatorial election in the state. …

INEC Gives First Assessment of Presidential, National Assembly Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is satisfied with the electoral process as the polls closed across the country for the presidential and National Assembly elections. There have been reports of violence, ballot box destruction, delay in polls opening in many states, and card reader malfunction. A national commissioner of the commission, Festus …

BREAKING: INEC Cancels Elections In Another Rivers Local Govt.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared no election took place in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State after violence engulfed the area. The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Rivers State, Obo Effanga, confirmed the development to PREMIUM TIMES on Saturday evening. Akuku-Toru is the second area in Rivers State where INEC says election …

Abscondment: Zamfara REC Debunks Fayose’s Claims

A claim by former Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, that the resident electoral commissioner in Zamfara State has declined to provide crucial election materials was not true, PREMIUM TIMES can report. Equally false was Mr Fayose’s assertion that Asmau Maikudi has abandoned her duty to take refuge under Governor Abdulaziz Yari. “Zamfara @inecnigeria REC, Dr …

Buhari’s Minister Loses Polling Unit To PDP

The duo of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Ikechukwu, failed to deliver their polling units to President Muhammadu Buhari in the ongoing general elections. The two prominent APC leaders in Enugu State voted at the Central Primary School, Eke, in Eke community …

UPDATED: Atiku loses own polling unit to Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party at his polling unit. Wild jubilation broke out following the announcement that Mr Buhari scored 186 votes to defeat Mr Abubakar who scored 167 votes. The APC also cleared the results for senatorial and House of Representatives seats at the polling unit. The …

#NigeriaDecides2019: Thugs Burn Votes In Okota, Lagos

We have received reports about how thugs stormed a polling unit in Okota, Lagos and burnt ballot papers/votes. Meanwhile, Ten youths have been arrested from different locations in Bende local government area of Abia State. They were arrested over allegations of attempting to snatch ballot boxes. According to Daily Trust, the suspects were arrested following …

I Will Lead Protest If INEC Shifts Elections Again – Charly Boy

Maverick activist, Charly Boy, has said that he will lead a peaceful protest to the headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) if the agency shifts the Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday. Charly Boy said this in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. Recall that Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC Chairman, …

[Photos] The Real Cause Of Election Postponement By INEC

Last minute attempts by the Nigerian Air Force to ensure that the Presidential and National Assembly polls held as initially scheduled on February 16 were not successful. The deployment of two additional aircraft less than 48 hours to the polls for an intervention exercise to airlift sensitive election materials to the states was only completed …

Why we dumped Buhari for Atiku —Northern Stakeholders Forum

Kano— Northern Stakeholders Forum, NSF, has given reasons why it dumped President Muhammadu Buhari and chose Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for Saturday’s presidential election. Speaking recently at a zonal town hall meeting at Mambayya House in Kano, Aminu Adam, Director, Action and Mobilisation of the group, said they opted for …

INEC Says It Lost 4,695 Card Readers To Fire In Anambra

The commission disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee on Tuesday in Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that 4,695 Smart Card Readers were destroyed by fire that engulfed its Anambra State headquarters office on Tuesday. The commission disclosed …

Several People Reported Dead In Rivers APC Rally Stampede.

According to a report, the spokesman of the Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Kem Daniel-Elebiga said that 14 people were killed in the stampede. Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have reportedly been killed following a stampede that occurred at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium, venue of the presidential rally. According to The Cable, the …

Buhari Mourns Death Of APC Supporters In Port Harcourt

President Buhari also extended deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims. President Muhammadu Buhari appointed an Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) three years after the last board was sacked. [The Guardian Nigeria] President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the tragic death of some members of the …

[Photos] Tragedy – As Over 6 Persons Lost Their Lives At The APC Campaign ground In Rivers.

Over 6 persons lost their lives today at the APC campaign ground in Rivers State. The victims which were mostly women are said to must have been stampeded to death due to inappropriate coordination of movement. The campaign which took place at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium was witnessed by massive turnout of APC supporters from …

[Photos] Massive Crowed As Rivers People Endorse Atiku Abubakar For President, Vow To Vote Him En-Mass

Over Hundred Thousand Rivers people from the the 23 Local Government Areas of the state on Monday formally declared their endorsement of PDP Presidential Candidate, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to lead Nigeria out of the woods. The Rivers People who took over the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt and its environs displayed several …

DAVIDO Declares Full Support For Atiku, Banky W and Others. – Starzone News

David Adeleke popularly known as Davido took to his Twitter handle to declare his support for various candidates vying for political offices across various parties. According to him, he is not a party man and does not vote based on party bias. However, it is seen that his choice of candidates is based on his …

INEC Honours 2Baba, Others

Legendary singer, 2baba has been awarded by INEC for mobilizing youths to vote in 2019 general election. INEC believes that, the Nigerian youths have a role to play in the upcoming 2019 election. According to INEC the 2019 general election will be for young people who constitute 81 per cent of registered voters. The chairman …

Banky W Raises Alarm Over INEC’s Suspicious Action Over His Political Dream

Banky W has revealed that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has misspelled his name in the ballot papers for the forthcoming general elections in February as well as put a wrong logo on the paper. The singer/activist/politician made this known via his Instagram account. He did a video in which he said “VERY URGENT!!! …

Oby Ezekwesili Fires Back At ACPN For Betraying Her Values, Denies Allegations

The former minister says the ACPN’s defamatory statements about her are outright lies. A former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has accused the party of playing politics with a transactional mindset that betrays her own personal values. The former Minister of Education announced her decision to drop out …

Can Says It Has No Preferred Presidential Candidate

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that it has not endorsed any presidential candidate. The was co ntained in a statement signed by the umbrella body of Christians in Nigeria. CAN also said that its expectation is that whoever emerges as President will address the various issues Nigeria is facing. The statement reads: …

Danjuma Alleges Plot To Rig Elections With Police, Army

A former Minister of Defense, Lieutenant-General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), has alleged that there are plans to rig the 2019 general elections with the Nigeria Police Force and the Army. While inaugurating a medical laboratory in Taraba State on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Danjuma warned Nigerians to protect their votes and be wary of state-sanctioned unrest …

Obasanjo Says Atiku Is Not A Saint But Will Perform Better Than Buhari

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has further slammed President Muhammadu Buhari of utter incompetence, nepotism and condoning evil and misconduct, and undeserving of re-election. In an interview with BBC Pidgin, published on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the former president said his former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, would make a better president than Buhari. Obasanjo and Atiku …

Regina Daniels Gets Appointment From Atiku

Nollywood teen actress, Regina Daniels has been appointed as Atiku Abubakar’s Youth Campaign Coordinator. The actress disclosed this in a post on Instagram where she pledged her support to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and the ”Atikulated’ campaign. The post reads; ”I am Regina Daniels. Proud to be 100% Atikulated with Atiku Abubakar who is …

INEC’S Illegal Plot To Postpone Rivers Elections Will Be Resisted Says Governor Wike

Etche Ethnic Nationality declare support for Governor Wike’s re-election Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone Rivers 2019 General elections to allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) prepare, will be resisted. Addressing the Rivers State PDP Campaign Rally on Saturday at Okehi, …