PDP asks the Chairman of INEC, Yakubu, to vacate his office

The PDP called on the Independent National Electoral Commission Chairman, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu to vacate office. PDP clarified that Yakubu would vacate office because, under his rule, the electoral system of the country was marred by the invasion of polling units, the intimidation of voters and the stuffing of stolen ballot boxes. The PDP accused […]

Dino Melaye vs Smart Adeyemi: INEC reports on the use of card readers during the rerun vote of Kogi on Saturday.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (LNEC) states that it will continue to use and deploy the Smart Card Reader(SCR) in all elections, including the re-election in the Kogi West Senate District, the Ajaokuta Federal Constituency and the Sabuwa State Constituency on Saturday. This was revealed by the Commission in a statement issued on Thursday in […]

Dino Melaye cries out over Yahaya Bello, El-Rufai’s meeting ahead Saturday’s election – Kogi Rerun

Dino Melaye, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the Kogi West Senatorial rerun election, has raised the alarm ahead of Saturday’s supplementary election. Melaye alleged that his State Governor, Yahaya Bello and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna, were represented at the meeting held in Lagos State, which was aimed at ensuring he loses Saturday’s rerun […]

US legislators are calling on Nigeria over continue assaults on journalists, activists

U.S. Congressional Senator Robert Menedez wrote to the Head of Mission, Federal Republic of Nigeria Embassy, Ambassador Sylvanus Nsofor, expressing deep concern over the media and civic space clampdown in Nigeria. They noted a number of alarming reports about Nigeria’s security operatives assaulting reporters, using force on non-violent protesters, and taking other acts against the […]

IBB responds to the bill of hate speech, reveals plans to tackle the originators

The Hate Speech Act, introduced by Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has been opposed by former military leader Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida. Babangida said no one could censor Nigerians and deny them freedom of speech. Speaking at his Minna Uphill residence while hosting the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) National President, Chief Christopher Isiguzo, Babangida said that […]

Zamfara: Yari paid N300 m for himself – Matawalle reveals

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State disclosed how the former Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, paid N300 million in severance before leaving office in May. Matawalle made the revelation on Wednesday by agreeing to the repealed law in which past Governors, Deputy Governors, State House of Assembly Speakers are entitled to receive around one billion Naira per […]

Fani-Kayode reveals the alleged supporters of Boko Haram, calls for the help of Trump.

The alleged sponsors of Boko Haram in Nigeria have been revealed by Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation. Fani-Kayode alleged that Boko Haram had been sponsored by ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Saudi Arabia and Turkey in Nigeria. In a tweet, the former minister urged the Nigerian government to seek  U.S., President, Donald Trump, and Israel’s assistance to […]

RUGA: The Ebonyi community alleges a powerful takeover of land

For the controversial RUGA project, the Isuokoma people in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State raised the alarm about alleged powerful acquisition of their land. This was expressed in a communiqué issued following a meeting in the Diaspora of Ndi Isuokoma, held in Enugu. They vowed to resist any attempt for the purpose of […]