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I’m impressed with INEC’s readiness for elections – President Buhari tells EU Election Observers

  President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja told the European Union Observer Mission (EOM) to Nigeria’s elections starting in February, that he was impressed by the preparations made by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and was optimistic that the electoral body would deliver on its mandate of conducting a …

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Restructuring, jobs, defence of votes dominant as PDP campaign train lands in South East ……Atiku, Secondus, Obi, Saraki, South East Governors, Anyim, Ekweremadu, Daniel, Muazu others attend

  Owerri , Jan. 22, 2019 The solidarity of the South East geo- political zone for the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, was visibly demonstrated on Tuesday as the Presidential campaign train arrived Owerri, Imo state capital for the region’s zonal rally. Who is who in the South East political …

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Presidency to Obasanjo: You need a good doctor; Get well soon 

  The Presidency has responded to a 16 page letter by former President Olusegun Obasanjo which criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, saying that Obasanjo, through the letter, was trying to rescue ” his thriving corruption establishment.” The response, by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), which …

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 Buhari takes APC Campaign to Kaduna, Niger, Plateau States; Condemns Tiv/Jukun clash

  President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt appreciation to the people of Plateau State, who turned out in innumerable numbers to welcome him in Jos, during his presidential campaign visit on Saturday. A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), conveying the President’s appreciation, noted …

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Buhari assures Nigerians of qualitative leadership; Takes APC campaign to Benin (Edo), Warri (Delta)

By Edeki Igafe Warri (Delta), Jan. 17, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of his commitment to continue to provide qualitative leadership for the country. Buhari gave the assurance in Warri, Delta on Thursday in continuation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign across the country. The President …

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Buhari presides over “Special FEC;”Decorates new IGP; Lays Wreath to mark end of 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day; Receives new e-passport

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Jan. 15, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, presided over a special meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Also Tuesday, the President participated in the Wreath Laying ceremony to mark the end of the 2018 Armed Forces …

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Onnoghen: Court halts arraignment; CCT adjourns matter to Jan. 22; CJN absent; Nigeria not banana republic – Speaker Dogara

By Wandoo Sombo, Martins Odeh Abuja, Jan. 14, 2019 The Federal High Court Abuja, has asked the Federal Government to put on hold plans to arraign the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. The Federal Government through the Code of Conduct Bureau, …

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Use your weight, influence to ensure peaceful elections – President Buhari tells traditional rulers 

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on traditional rulers in the country to use their positions as the closest to the grassroots to secure the country and ensure that forthcoming elections are peaceful. Speaking Friday in Abuja during an audience with a delegation of traditional rulers from the Southwest of the …

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Boko Haram may overrun Maiduguri; Attacks Sajeri on outskirts of state capital; Imam, one other killed, many houses burnt; NUJ calls for release of detained Daily Trust Editor 

  By Abdullahi Isah, Maiduguri At least two people were killed, while  over ten  houses were burnt when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Sajeri community on the outskirts of Maiduguri metropolis. A resident of the area, Ibrahim Garba said the insurgents, who came at about 10:09pm on Monday started shooting sporadically …

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Elections: We’ll maintain policy of non-interference, says President Buhari as APC Campaign Council is inaugurated  

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has since 2015 consistently conducted free and fair elections, assuring Nigerians that his administration will uphold the standard by ensuring “non-interference”. According to a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President, (Media & Publicity), …

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President Buhari to inaugurate APC Presidential Campaign Council Monday

By Emmanuel Mogbede Abuja, Jan. 5, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, inaugurate the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council for the 2019 General Elections. This information is contained in a statement issued by Mr Festus Keyamo, Director, Strategic Communications, APC Presidential Campaign Council, in Abuja on Saturday. Keyamo, who is …

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