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Elections: Foundation launches Election Security Support Centre; Military assures of neutrality; ECOWAS deploys 200 observers

By Diana Omueza/Angela Atabo/Johnson Eyiangho/ Temitope Ponle Cleen foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has launched its Election Security Support Centre for the monitoring and reporting of the 2019 general elections. Dr Benson Olugbuo, Executive Director of the foundation, said on Friday at the launch in Abuja that the centre would …

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INEC confirms shift in presidential election by one week; Governorship poll now 9 March PDP rejects postponement; Says it’s Buhari’s agenda to cling on to power; Calls on INEC Chairman to resign immediately 

Abuja, 16 February, 2018 The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has decided to shift Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections till next week, 23 February. The governorship and house of assembly, FCT area council elections have also been shifted from 2 March to 9 March. INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu …

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INEC postpones election till February 23; PDP rejects shift in polls date; Says it’s Buhari’s ploy to cling on to power; Calls on INEC Chairman to resign immediately 

Abuja, 16 February 2019 The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has decided to shift Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections till next week 23 February, 2019. It was one of the decisions reached early today in a crunch talk between INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu and 12 national commissioners in …

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RCCG Dominion Cathedral, New Jersey, US, inaugurates professional counselling outfit, PTL Connect

PTL Connect, a special professional counseling outfit of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Dominion Cathedral, has taken off on a very successful note. Inaugurated on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Church’s premises on 180 Main Street, Orange, New Jersey, NJ 07050, the platform, according to the visioner, …

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Buhari rounds-off re-election campaign in Katsina; Says he remains focused on working to improve lives of Nigerians in broadcast

President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Saturday, February 16, 2019 presidential election has rounded-off his re-election campaign in Katsina, his home state. The event was witnessed by a mammoth crowd of supporters. The President later in the day addressed Nigerians in a broadcast where …

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2019: ‘Buhari must go,’ Atiku tells Adamawa people; ‘Nigerians have endorsed your son, don’t fail him,’ Secondus tells crowd

Yola, Feb. 14, 2019 Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday concluded his campaign tour in Adamawa, with a call on the people of the state to appreciate the emergence of their own and vote for him. Addressing the huge crowd of party supporters …

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Diaspora for Atiku-USA relocates to Nigeria after successful mobilisation in the US; Sure of victory for PDP in Saturday’s presidential poll

After successful town hall meetings and campaigns for the election of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the presidential election, the Diaspora for Atiku-USA (DFA-USA) campaign team is now moving to Nigeria to be part of the final round of consultations and strategic …

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Inter- Agency collaboration,strong institutions prerequisite for effective transport system – NIMASA DG, Utomi 

  The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that collaboration among relevant agencies and professional bodies remains the sin qua non for the development of an effective transportation sector in Nigeria, stressing that this is a basic condition for economic …

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Nigeria to boost domestic gas supply by 600mmscfd …As NNPC, JV Partners sign FID on Assa North Fields

  A major step on attaining sufficiency in domestic gas supply was taken by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Wednesday in Abuja with the execution of Final Investment Decision (FID) on the development of the 4.3trillion cubic feet Assa North/Ohaji South Fields (ANOH) in OML 21 between the corporation …

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Buhari, Atiku sign Peace Accord; Pay tribute to Abdulsalami Abubakar Peace Committee

President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the major opposition party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have signed a peace accord in Abuja, the country’s capital. At the signing ceremony, witnessed by the Commonwealth Secretary-General, Rt. Hon. Patricia …

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Free, fair polls elicit confidence in government, President Buhari tells Commonwealth Scribe  

People have more confidence in a government they have elected in free and fair polls, than one that wangles its way into office through artifice and subterfuge, President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday told Commonwealth Secretary-General, Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland. The Commonwealth scribe, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser …

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Boko Haram ambush, shoot at Gov. Shettima’s convoy; Kill 3; Cart away many vehicles 

 By Abdullahi Isah   Maiduguri Boko Haram terrorists  have  shot dead three persons, while many vehicles were seized when they ambushed Governor Kashim Shettima’s of Borno state’s convoy along Maiduguri Gamboru road. The governor was on campaign tour to the area to canvass support for All Progressives Congress, (APC) candidates …

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I’ll transform Lagos, Atiku promises; Assures of freedom from their ‘Emperor’ …As Secondus declares el rufai a terrorist, wants him arrested.

 The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has assured Lagosians that if he is voted into office, he will transform Lagos and bring it to its correct status as the commercial capital of the country. Alhaji Abubakar, who is also a former Vice President of Nigeria, …

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Elections will be free, fair, President Buhari reassures Nigerians; Campaigns in Rivers, Bayelsa States 

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday visited Yenagoa, Bayelsa State and Port Harcourt, Rivers State where he assured that he is all out for free, fair and credible elections starting on Saturday. Speaking at a meeting with traditional rulers at the secretariat complexes of the Councils of Traditional Rulers of the two …

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Atiku Abubakar says his programmes will end the dark era of Buhari

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Candidate  and Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has declared that the difference between his proposed programmes and the failed All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government can be likened to the distinction between darkness and light. Addressing the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers at their  …

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