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Cultists name politicians as sponsors after burning INEC buses in Akwa Ibom

Political thugs who have been identified as suspected cultists arrested by the police after burning INEC buses in Akwa Ibom State, have fingered some politicians in the state as their sponsors. The political thugs set ablaze vehicles at the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC office in Obot Akara Local Government Area of the state on […]

Dino Melaye survives another assassination attempt

Senator Dino Melaye has claimed he just survived another assassination attempt on his life and he is grateful to be alive. In a statement he posted on social media, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district stated that he was being attacked by hired thugs who were dressed in camouflage. According to him, the thugs […]

PDP forced INEC to postpone elections – Buhari’s campaign spokesman

The campaign office of President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the postponement of the 2019 presidential elections. Recall that Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), announced at about 2:40 a.m. Saturday that the election had been postponed, barely hours after Nigerians were set to hit […]

How Gov Okowa’s Special Assistant was shot dead in Delta [Graphic photos]

The Special Adviser on Youth Development to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Mr Lawrence Ngozi Akpomiemie was on Friday night murdered in cold blood. Akpomiemie, popularly known as Ngozi was reportedly shot dead by gunmen in the volatile Ekpan community in Uvwie Local Government Area of state. Before his untimely death, Ngozi had been […]

FLASHBACK: How Buhari reacted to election postponement under Jonathan in 2015

Postponement of elections few weeks or days to the scheduled time by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is not new to the Nigerian electorates. It happened in 2011 and also in 2015 during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan and under the chairmanship of Prof. Atairu Jega. The incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari was […]

BREAKING: Buhari In Aso Rock Is Fake – Sule Lamido

A former governor of Jigawa State and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, on Saturday kicked off his electioneering campaign by declaring at a rally that he was confident of becoming Nigeria’s president after the 2019 general elections. Mr. Lamido held the rally at the PDP office in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of […]

Election Postponement: I’m Deeply Disappointed With INEC — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep disappointment over the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The President lamented that, despite giving all the necessary support to the electoral umpire, the exercise was postponed just hours to voting and after Nigerians had taken the pains to travel to […]

APC plans to rig presidential election, Atiku declares

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, says Mr. Mohammed Sani Musa, the Managing Director of the firms producing Permanent Voter’s Cards and the machines used in printing the cards is also the Niger-East senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress. According to a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Public […]

INEC was never prepared for 2019 polls – Balarabe Musa

Former Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, on Saturday expressed disappointment over the postponement of the general elections, but declared that INEC was never prepared for the exercise in the first place. INEC had announced the postponement, few hours to the kickoff of the Feb. 16 Presidential and National Assembly polls. Chairman of the Commission, […]

Banky W reacts over election postponement

Nigerian singer and candidate of the Modern Democratic Party (MDP), Banky W has taken to his Instagram account to react over the postponement of the presidential and national assembly elections earlier scheduled for today. Banky W who is currently contesting for Federal House Of Representatives in Lagos took to his social media page, urging Nigerians […]

2019: Buhari reacts on postponement of elections by INEC

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the postponement of the 2019 elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a statement made available to TheNewsGuru(TNG), Buhari expressed disappointment over the decision of the electoral umpire to postpone the elections. “I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally […]

#ThisIsNigeria: Ireti Doyle breaks silence on postponement of 2019 elections by INEC

Veteran actress Ireti Doyle has reacted to the shifting of Saturday’s elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Addressing a press conference in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja, INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu said the presidential election was shifted to February 23 while the governorship was rescheduled for March 9. He explained that […]

#ThisIsNigeria: Comedian Woli Arole offers to help stranded Corpers & adhoc staffs

Popular Nigerian comedian, Woli Arole has offered to help stranded corps members and adhoc staffs, after INEC postponed the general elections. Taking to his Instagram page, Arole shared images of the poor condition the corpers and adhoc staffs were made to survive in, also wondering how they would transport themselves back home. See what he […]

#NigeriaDesides2019: Remain peaceful in face of provocation – Atiku Abubakar begs Nigerian

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) decision to postpone the Presidential/National Assembly and Gubernatorial/House of Assembly Elections. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, addressing reporters at the press centre of the commission’s headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s Capital, said that the polls would not go […]

#ThisIsNigeria: Actress Uche Jombo Rodriguez reacts to the postponement of the 2019 elections by INEC

Actress Uche Jombo has also joined her colleagues in the entertainment industry to react to the postponement of the elections, announced few hours ago by INEC. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, addressing reporters at the press centre of the commission’s headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s Capital, said that the polls would not go on as […]

9-months after, Nigerian make-up artist Buntricia Bastian dies from cancer complications

Nigerian Makeup artist Buntricia is dead after a long battle with cancer, which left her most of the time in the hospital. She however fought on, got better at some point but eventually died this morning February 15th. Her daughter, Roxanne Nicole Crayton confrmed her death in a Instagram video saying, ‘today at 9:45am, my […]

Nigerian brothers arrested as suspects involved in Jussie Smollett’s homophobic attack (Photos)

Chicago Police has said that two potential suspects in the alleged racial attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett have been arrested. “Police can detain the potential suspects for an additional 24 hours past the 48 hour holding period under special circumstances, but it must go through the prosecutors office and has to be clear process,” […]

#NigeriaDesides2019: Davido reacts to postponement of 2019 Elections by INEC

Popular Nigerian music superstar, Davido, has got social media buzzing after reacting to the postponement of the Saturday’s presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). We had reported that INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, while addressing reporters at the press centre of the commission’s headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s Capital said that the […]

#NigeriaDesides2019: Toke Makinwa disgusted over postponement of Saturday’s Elections

Media personality Toke Makinwa has reacted to the postponement of the Saturday’s elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Addressing a press conference in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja, INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu said the presidential election was shifted to February 23 while the governorship was rescheduled for March 9. Yakubu explained […]

INEC postpones Nigeria 2019 elections, announces new dates, gives reasons

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed the February 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The polls will now hold Saturday February 23. This was one of the decisions reached early Saturday morning in a meeting INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, had with the 12 national commissioners in Abuja. Addressing the media at about […]

Kadaria Ahmed, the moderator of the town hall meeting speaks on why she was soft with Buhari & Osinbajo

The moderator of the town hall meeting for the 2019 presidential candidates and their deputies, Kadaria Ahmed, has said that she was gentle in handling President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo when they both appeared on The Candidates on January 16, 2019, Punch Metro reports. The Candidates was the town hall meetings for […]

Nobody will unseat me – President Buhari declares hours to presidential Election (Video)

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that nobody will unseat him. He said contrary to opinions in some quarters, he had the strength to lead the country for four more years. Buhari stated this in an interview aired on Friday on the verified Instagram page of CNN Africa while responding to doubts about his ability to […]

Baby boy with holes in heart whose plight moved Nigerians to donate over N70m for his surgery dies

Death is inevitable but the knowledge of it does nothing to prepare an individual for the eventual passing of a loved one. It was a time of tears and sorrow in the family of one young man who gained the attention of Nigerians after he was spotted in front of the government house in Rivers […]

Senator Escapes Tragic Death In Auto Crash Along Abuja-Lokoja Road (Photos)

A Nigerian senator has escaped death after getting involved in an accident along the Abuja-Lokoja road The accident scene Mr Ahmed Ogembe, the Senator representing Kogi Central on Friday survived an auto crash along the Abuja-Lokoja road on his way to Okene for elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Mr Duke Opeyemi, Special […]

Valentine’s Day Tragedy: Two Men Die While Fighting Over Same Woman In Nasarawa

A young man has given up the ghost while fighting a rival over a woman on Valentine’s day. Valentine’s day celebration has left two young men dating same woman in Obi town of Obi local government area of Nasarawa state on Thursday dead, according to The Nation. An eyewitness account said the incident took place […]

Horror As 66 Persons Are Killed In Kaduna On Election Eve

Less than twenty four hours to the conduct of the presidential and parliamentary elections, at least 66 persons have been killed. The Kaduna state government, Friday evening, disclosed that 66 persons were killed by unknown gunmen in Kajuru local government of Kaduna state, less than twenty four hours to the conduct of the presidential and […]

Sad day in France as highly-rated 15-year-old midfielder dies of heart attack on the pitch

Cormontreuil FC midfielder Mohamed Savane has been reported dead after suffering heart attack while playing with some of his friends. The news of his sudden death has however thrown the football world into mourning as French League clubs sympathises with the family and club of the youngster. Paris Saint-Germain, Marseille and Bordeaux are the Ligue […]

Thief jumps into Lagos lagoon after he snatched a phone from a passenger in traffic (Video)

A thief has reportedly jumped into the Lagos lagoon after he snatched a phone from a passenger in traffic. The shocking incident happened this afternoon February 16th. Local reports show that luck ran out on the thief after he couldn’t swim when he landed into the Lagoon. He cried out for help and was rescued […]

Femi Otedola donates $100,000 to save life of vetetan actor Victor Olaotan

Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo has confirmed the receipt of almost $100,000 (N30 Million) donated by Nigerian Billionaire Femi Otedola, for the medical bills of movie veteran and Tinsel actor Victor Olaotan who is currently receiving treatment from injuries he sustained from an accident in October 2016. Mofe-Damijo wrote on Instagram: “Valentine has come and gone […]

Popular eatery in Edo state shut down following the death of a 300 level Nursing student (Photos)

A popular eatery ‘Mat Ice’ in Auchi, Edo state, has been shut down temporarily following the death of a young lady identified as Sarah. It was gathered that the deceased, a 300 level Nursing student of Edo University in Iyamho, went all the way from her school to buy cake for a friend’s birthday at […]

Charms, weapons recovered from notorious gang members ahead of the 2019 presidential Elections

In an effort to sanitize and pave way for peaceful general elections in the State, the Kano state police Command had carried out vigorous raids of criminal hideouts and black spots, arrest of known and identified criminals and recovery of large cache of weapons and hard drugs (Kwaya). Notably, about 500 suspected members of gang […]

Borno Gov, Shettima opens up on attacks by Boko Haram

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima on Thursday explained why Boko Haram insurgents swooped on his convoy on Tuesday, killing three civilians and a soldier. The governor said the attack was a mere propaganda strategy by the insurgents to attract global media attention and instill fear in citizens and troops. Shettima, who reacted through his Special […]

Tinubu boasts of sending his ‘friend’ Atiku, running mate Obi into retirement on Saturday

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, said on Thursday in Lagos that the APC would send the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, into retirement on Saturday for the good of Nigeria. Tinubu said this in a statement by his Media Officer, Tunde Rahman. ”This election […]

Available PVCs exceed total registered voters in Oyo

Indications emerged on Friday that the number of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, in Oyo State is 28,539 higher than the number of registered voters. While the aggregate of available PVCs is 2,962,646, the number of registered voters stands at 2,934,107. This was revealed from data obtained from the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) office in […]

What we will do to Nigeria’s economy if Buhari is reelected – Niger Delta militants

The Niger Delta Avengers have threatened to halt crude oil flow from the Niger Delta and cripple the economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected. The group who said this on Thursday decried what it described as the “continuous criminal exploitation and exploration of our natural resources that engender the underdevelopment of the Niger Delta.” […]

6 Yahoo Boys Caught With 200 Female Pants In Delta, Work For Native Doctors In Ijebu Ode

6 Yahoo Boys Caught With 200 Female Pants In Delta, Work For Native Doctors In Ijebu OdeLuck has finally ran out on six internet fraudsters after they were nabbed with 200 female panties in Ijebu. The police division in Okpanam community, Delta State has arrested six suspected ritualists with 200 female pants in the area. […]

Two men arrested with 14 sacks containing fake thumb-printed ballot papers in Kano state

The Kano Police Command says it has arrested two suspects in possession of 14 bags of fake ballot papers in Kano state. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the suspects were arrested with the fake ballot papers around Metro Police Area Command on Wednesday night, February 13th. Upon […]

“Collect APC money In Jesus Name & vote for PDP” – Dino Melaye tells Nigerians (video) By NellyBillz

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the National Assembly in a new video is alleging that APC Kogi State plans to use fake police and civil defence to disrupt elections. In his words, ‘we have credible information that the APC in Kogi State have recruited militia from Taraba State and neighbouring Nasarawa State in […]

Yoruba actress Tawa Ajisefini secretly weds lover in Ibadan, Oyo state (photos)

Recently, one of the fast rising stars in Yoruba Nollywood is getting married to her sweetheart in a secret and cosy wedding. The lady whose name is Tawa Ajisefini has been steadily making her mark in the industry as an actress and producer. Many of her fans respect her for jovial nature and acting prowess. […]

Bola Tinubu receives a kiss from his wife Oluremi Tinubu as they celebrate valentine’s day together

The lawmaker representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, was pictured in a loving mood with her husband, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Senator Tinubu gave her husband a peck as the couple joined others to celebrate the Valentine today at their Bourdillon residence in Ikoyi, Lagos. […]

Police officers disgrace FRSC Official by beating him mercilessly in Kano state (Video)

An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) was mercilessly beaten beaten by gun-wielding policemen in public. According to video footage online, the road safety officer was beaten and dragged along in the road in the presence of a baying crowd including children. Facebook user Jamilu Ibrahim who lives in Kano state, shared a […]

2019 Election: Pastor Ashimolowo advises Nigerians who to vote for as president

Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, the senior pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC), has urged Nigerians to vote for people “they have conviction will do good for Nigeria”. In an interview with The Sun, Ashimolowo warned the electorates not to sell their votes, as they go to the poll this Saturday, February 16. “Firstly, I think […]

Buhari will win with or without the votes of Igbos – Rochas Okorocha says

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has stated that President Buhari will get re-elected with or without the votes of Igbos, a tribe of the Southeastern part of Nigeria. Okorocha made this known on Wednesday at the zonal rallies for Okigwe and Owerri zones, organised in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari. He said: “Some people, […]

2019 Election: Buhari killed my father, I can’t endorse him – Tompolo speaks

Ex-militant leader, in the Niger Delta, Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, has reacted to the reported endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari by ex-militant leaders in the region. Tompolo recalled that President Buhari sent the military harassed, brutalised and killed his father, Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo in 2015 and has not made any statement up till […]