Category Archives: Politics

INEC will not ban the use of smartphones around polling unit areas.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that it was not banning the use of Smartphone around the polling unit areas, but the moment a prospective voter entered voting cubicle to cast his or her vote. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi, made the declaration in an interview with the News men…

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Christian and Muslim leaders in Nigeria have signed an agreement to promote and sustain a peaceful conduct of the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

The Christian and Muslim leaders in Nigeria, have signed an agreement to promote and sustain the peaceful conduct of the forthcoming 2019 general elections. The peace agreement which was witnessed by both the United Nations (UN) and the United States of America (USA), affirm that the country shall remain committed to peace and harmony among…

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Lawmakers have taken steps to repackage the controversial Electoral Act amendment Bill.

Lawmakers have taken steps to repackage the controversial Electoral Act amendment Bill President Muhammadu Buhari rejected. Members of Senate and House of Representatives committees on Independent National Electoral Commission – INEC held a closed session to reconsider contentious clauses of the rejected Bill. If the Bill is passed by the two chambers, it will be…

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Nigerians have been urged not to vote aspirants based on ethnic, religious or gender sentiments.

Nigerians have been urged not to vote aspirants based on ethnic, religious or gender sentiments, but they should consider someone that would further unite the divided people of the country and one that will provide them conducive atmosphere to for socio-economic growth. The charge was handed down to Nigerians, by Supreme Head of Cherubim &…

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Governor Yari condemned attack on his convoy by supporters loyal to aggrieved governorship aspirants.

Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State has condemned attack on his convoy by All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters who are loyalists to aggrieved governorship aspirants in the state. In a statement issued in Gusau by Malam Ibrahim Dosara, his Special Adviser on Media and Public Enlightenment, cautioned his loyalists to desist from revenge. Some APC…

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President Buhari working to evolve a nation devoid of religious, ethnic and other sentiments.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, said that President Muhammadu Buhari is working to evolve a nation devoid of prejudices of religion, ethnicity and other primordial sentiments. Mustapha said this while speaking as Special Guest of Honour during the 2018 Annual General Assembly (AGA) of the Ahmadu Bello University Alumni Association.…

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Abia State governor has urged for concerted efforts by government at all levels towards addressing issues of poverty in Nigeria.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has urged for concerted efforts by government at all levels towards addressing issues of poverty in Nigeria. Okezie said this at the 5th public lecture of the West Africa College of Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital held in Enugu. He identified poverty as the commonest factor that has encouraged drug…

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Nigeria benefited over $5bn from Forum on China-Africa. -said president Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigeria’s partnership with China through the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation has resulted in the execution of vital infrastructure projects across the country, valued at over $5bn in the last three years of the current administration. Buhari stated this in Beijing at the Forum’s Round Table meeting, attended by African leaders and…

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Gov. Sani Bello raised an alarm to the citizens of the state to be watchful and vigilant over the fleeing armed bandits dislodged from neighboring states.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has raised the alarm and alerted citizens of the state to be watchful and vigilant to ensure that fleeing armed bandits being dislodged from Kaduna and Zamfara states do not find their way into the state. The governor particularly mentioned those residents along the areas designated as grazing…

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