Category: Politics

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 […]

Buhari looks sick, don’t vote for him – Afia Schwarzenegger

Controversial Ghanaian comedienne and media personality Afia Schwarzenegger has said President Muhammadu Buhari looks sick and advised Nigerians against voting for him. The socialite made a video, which she posted on her Instagram page and in it she pointed out that Nigerians should try to save the life of the President as he doesn’t look […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

#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 […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Actress Ini Edo openly reveals who she is supporting in the 2019 Presidential election

Ini Edo has openly revealed who she is supporting for the 2019 Presidential election. The actress took matters to a new high after sharing a gorgeous photos wearing Peoples Democratic Party attire. She also revealed that she is supporting governor, Udom Emmanuel for re-election. She wrote: “Remember your queen of selfies..back in the game of […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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, […]

BREAKING: Police block access to INEC office in Rivers

A squad of policemen on Thursday morning obstructed the entrance to the Rivers State headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Port Harcourt. The policemen had apart from cordoning off INEC office, mounted a roadblock on the lane close to the commission. The early morning barricade may not be unrelated with the planned protest […]

Borno Gov. escapes death as Boko Haram attacks convoy, kills 4

Boko Haram terrorists have attacked the convoy of the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima and killed two soldiers and two civilians on Wednesday. The governor narrowly escaped death. According to reports, the attack happened near the town of Dikwa while Shettima was on the campaign trail ahead of nationwide elections on Saturday. Two soldiers and […]

‘I will never forgive Buhari for killing my brother’ – Nkem Owoh

Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh has spoken about a very painful subject regarding the death of his younger brother Bartholomew Owoh. Bartholomew Owoh was one of the three young Nigerians executed by General Buhari for an offence that allegedly did not carry the death penalty. Bernard Ogedengbe (29), Bartholomew Owoh (26) and Lawal Ojuolape (30) were […]

Feb. 16 Poll: Vote For Me, You Won’t Regret It — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assured Nigerians that they will not regret voting for him for another four years as he will ensure that infrastructures were put in place. The President also said that in the early days of his administration, Niger Delta Militants were unleashed on his administration to frustrate his efforts of bringing […]

2019 Election: Tompolo Denies Endorsing Buhari

By Brakere Birinimighan A former militant leader, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has denied the news story in an online platform, that he is among five ex-militant leaders who are set to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari as their preferred candidate for the February 16 Presidential election, in Port Harcourt. Speaking through his media adviser […]

Nollywood actors in Lagos state donate N500,000 to support APC, Buhari campaign (Photos)

Nollywood actors in Lagos have publicly shown support for their chosen Lagos gubernatorial candidate and presidential candidate, by donating money to the candidate who they solely support. Under the umbrellas of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), the likes of Jide Kosoko, Yinka Quadri, Ayo Adesanya, Bolaji Amusan, Lasun Ray […]

Moment Adams Oshiomhole was stoned at the Ogun state APC presidential campaign rally (Video)

The All Progressives Congress national party chairman Adams Oshiomhole was on Monday attacked at the party’s rally held in Abeokuta. The President was stoned with materials suspected to be shoes and stones as he raised the hand of APC governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun. As a result of the violence, activities at the MKO Abiola International […]

Tinubu speaks on throwing away APC flag during a presidential rally in Ogun State

Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has debunked reports that he is dumping the APC after he threw away the party’s flag during a presidential rally in Ogun State. He also opened up on the attack that took place at the APC rally which saw the crowd booing and throwing stones at President […]

Prophet Isa El-Buba reveals winner of 2019 presidential election

Barely four days to the presidential election, the General Overseer of Evangelical Bible Outreach Ministries Int’l (EBOMI), Prophet Isa El-Buba, on Tuesday predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari will lose the election to his Peoples Democratic Party’s counterpart, Atiku Abubakar. El-Buba stated this while addressing journalists in Jos, the Plateau State capital. He said, “I know […]

2019 Elections: Funke Akindele reveals major cause of violence

Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, Nigerian celebrities and others have been dishing out advice on promoting peace and voting. Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has now revealed the major cause of violence in Nigeria’s election. Funke, while advising Nigerians ahead of the 2019 election, urged the public to avoid being provoked. The mother of […]

2019 Presidency: Why we’re backing Atiku —Yoruba youths

Yoruba youths have explained the reason why they decided to support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The Yoruba youths, under the aegis of Yoruba Youth Forum (YYF) maintained that they endorsed Atiku’s candidacy because he has clearly demonstrated his readiness to restructure Nigeria and to make life better for Nigerians. YYF […]

Governor Amosun celebrates Ogun show of shame at Buhari’s Ogun campaign rally

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun incredibly celebrated the near-riotous show at the Presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress in Abeokuta Monday. According to a post on his Facebook page on Monday reporting on the event, Amosun gloated over the ‘protests’ by members of his Allied Peoples Movement(APM) and that the National chairman of the […]

Kano PDP governorship campaign office set ablaze days after Atiku’s mega rally

Hoodlums in Kano have set ablaze a campaign office belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf. The office was located at No. 36 Chiranchi quarters in Gwale local government area of Kano state. A statement signed by the gubernatorial candidate, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa indicated that the office was […]

Tinubu captured lambasting Amosun as crowd boo Buhari at the APC presidential rally in Ogun state [VIDEO]

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday spoke angrily to Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun. This might not be unconnected to the way the crowd at the APC presidential rally acted. The scene was captured in a recording seen on Monday night. Amosun seemed to be trying to make an […]

I have authority to make Buhari president – Guru Maharaj ji tells Nigerians

Ben Ezeamalu who is the self-acclaimed Black Jesus and Living Perfect Master, Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, has said that he has the authority to make Muhammadu Buhari president in the coming election. In an interview with Premium Times, the religious leader said although all government administrations have done well, he particularly applauded President Buhari’s anti-corruption […]

President Buhari stoned with materials suspected to be shoes & stones at Ogun APC Rally (Watch Video)

President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress national party chairman were on Monday attacked at the party’s rally held in Abeokuta. The President was stoned with materials suspected to be shoes and stones. As a result of the violence, activities at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta, was paused for some minutes. President […]

Massive crowd gather at PDP presidential rally in Port-Harcourt as Davido performs on stage (MUST WATCH)

A massive crowd has gathered at the Adokiye stadium in Port Harcourt in anticipation of the arrival of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar to the state. The people have spoken in one voice that they are ready to vote for Atiku to become President in 2019. See photos below: Many Nigerians are getting […]