Political zoning produced mediocre leaders in Nigeria, says Donald Duke

A presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has faulted regional zoning of political offices in Nigeria, stating that it has only put mediocre leaders in power since adoption. Regional zoning is […]

Shehu Sani predicts Buhari’s re-election despite some ‘failures’

Senator Shehu Sani Nigerian lawmaker, senator Shehu Sani, has predicted victory for president Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections despite “failure” in certain areas. The senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district said this on […]

APC adopts Buhari as presidential candidate

President Buhari Although the primary elections of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were yet to hold, the party has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari presidential candidate for next year’s general election. The presidential primary is […]

PDP almost turned Nigeria to one-party state, says Oshiomole

President Muhammadu Buhari receiving former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole at the State House, Abuja… PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA <br /> National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole said Nigeria was on […]

1.38 million PVCs uncollected in Lagos – INEC

[File] PVC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State said about 1.38 million Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in the state. Lagos State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Sam Olumekun […]

Nigerian media using fake news against Buhari – Minister

President Buhari Nigeria’s minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed on Thursday accused media houses of denigrating the country under president Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu earlier this week accused the media of being bias in […]

No rift between Tinubu, Ambode – top Lagos govt official

National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu (left); APC Lagos Chairman, Tunde Balogun and Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, during the stakeholders’ meeting at the party’s secretariat in Lagos… yesterday. As the […]

We didn’t make voter registration difficult, says INEC

Yakubu Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday refuted claims that it did make registration for the Permanent Voter’s Card difficult for eligible voters. INEC started voter’s card registration on April 27 2017, slated […]

Nigerian youths begged me to run for president, says Saraki

Senate president Bukola Saraki. Nigerian senate president and presidential hopeful Bukola Saraki said pleas from Nigerian youths spurred his decision to run for the office of president in next year’s general elections. Saraki declared to […]

Gombe governor Ibrahim Dankwambo declares to run for president

Ibrahim Dankwambo Gombe State governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has declared his intent to run for the presidency in 2019 general election. Dankwambo, a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) made the declaration on Saturday via […]

Court upholds National Assembly’s power to reoder election time-table

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday has nullified the decision of the Federal High Court that earlier said the National Assembly lacks the powers to determine the sequence of next year’s general […]