Category: Politics

2019 Election: Tinubu welcomes foreign observers

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has welcomed all foreign observers ahead of the forthcoming general election in Nigeria. Tinubu, speaking at the presidential campaign rally of the APC in Lagos, urged them to steak to their primary assignment. He said: “Observe, write your report and go home. This […]

Ogbonnaya Onu’s kinsmen, APC members, others defect to PDP in Ebonyi

Supporters and members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, weekend defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The state chapter of PDP witnessed the defection of hundreds of supporters of the leader of APC in the state, Dr. Ogbonnya Onu at his home town, Uburu in Ohaozara Local Government Area of the […]

Buhari delivers special message ahead of 2019 general elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has given assurance that he will not take the support of Nigerians for granted when re-elected for another four years on Feb. 16. The president, in a widely circulated video message to Nigerians, noted that his administration had made great progress in the last three and half years. He, therefore, enjoined the […]

Several people slump as massive crowd storms Atiku’s campaign rally in Kano

Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, took his campaign to Kano State, North-West Nigeria, on Sunday with a massive crowd turning out for his rally. The venue of the rally, the Sani Abacha Stadium, was packed and more than 12 persons had to be taken out of the stadium by security officials […]

Oshiomhole, APC chairmen, governorship candidates strategise for elections

A joint meeting convened by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with the state chairmen, secretaries and governorship candidates held on Sunday February 10, 2019 at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja. The National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole who presided over the special meeting stated that the meeting was necessary […]

Yahaya Bello’s Thugs Attack SDP Supporters, Injure Many, Destroy Cars (Graphic)

Accordingly to SDP Kogi Central District senatorial candidate,Natasha H Akpoti,APC thugs attacked her supporters yesterday during her campaign.Reacting to the attack,she said…. ‘Through the charms and blood. we stand resolute in our decision to liberate our lands. Let’s wish quick recovery to our brother IB Muhammed Omeiza and other supporters injured today by APC Kogi/ […]

President Buhari Begs Nigerians To Re-Elect Him Ahead Of 2019 Election

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to re-elect him. He made the plea in a video release by the presidency on Sunday. Buhari said: “It’s been over three years since you gave me the mandate to oversee the affairs of our dear country. “It’s not been an easy journey but with sincerity of purpose, […]

Why Northern Stakeholders Forum Dumped Buhari And Chose Atiku

The Director Action and Mobilisation of Northern Stakeholders Forum Alhaji Aminu Adam has advanced reasons why the group decided to dump President Muhammadu Buhari and chose Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the February 16 presidential election. Speaking at a Zonal Town hall Meeting, held at Mambayya House in Kano […]

Zamfara Stalemate Will Be Resolved Before Elections – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the crisis surrounding the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State will be resolved before the elections. The presidential and National Assembly elections are scheduled to hold on Saturday while the governorship and state assembly elections would follow on March 2. Following conflicting court judgements, INEC had excluded […]

Why Former US President Bill Clinton Is Visiting Buhari, Atiku

A former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton, has been scheduled to meet with major contenders in Nigeria’s presidential candidates to negotiate a peace deal amidst political mudslinging and tension. Clinton will meet President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, and his main rival, Atiku Abubakar, of the People’s […]

Election Materials Destroyed In INEC Plateau Office Fire

Ballot boxes, generators filled with fuel, cubicles, newly printed electronic and manual voters register, unclaimed Permanent Voter Cards, materials for the preparations of RAC and other valuable materials were affected in the incident. A week to the beginning of the general elections, the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Qua’anpan Local Government Area […]

Suspected Hoodlums Attack APC Campaign Rally, Destroy Nine Vehicles

About nine vehicles in the convoy were set ablaze while several others had their windscreens smashed. Suspected hoodlums on Saturday attacked the campaign convoy of the All Progressives Congress in the Dei-Dei axis of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The APC campaign convoy comprising the FCT Minister’s Chief of Staff, Bashir Mai-Borno, the APC Chairman […]

Onnoghen: CUPP Raises Alarm Over Security Lockdown Of NJC

The coalition�s spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere, in a statement said an Assistant Inspector-General of Police and another senior officer from the Department of State Services are to coordinate the operation. Opposition political parties under the aegis of the Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday said it had obtained credible intelligence that a combined team of […]

No Elections In Zamfara Without APC – Governor Yari Tells INEC

Governor of Zamfara State has threatened that there would be no elections in the State if INEC exclude the APC candidates from the forth coming elections. Abdulaziz Yari, Governor of Zamfara State, says there won’t be elections in the state if candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) do not participate. He stated this at […]

Kwara APC Confused Over Guber Candidate’s Alleged Forged Certificate

The State Publicity Secretary of the APC who described the story of the alleged certificate forgery as untrue explained that the press conference was postponed because members of the state campaign committee were yet to conclude their meeting. Confusion enveloped the programmes of the Kwara State branch of the All Progressives Congress in Ilorin on […]

Corruption Threatens Nigeria And Its Elections – President Buhari Warns

In a long piece published by the News Agency of Nigeria, President Muhamamdu Buhari has warned that Nigeria and the forthcoming elections are being threatened by corruption. CORRUPTION THREATENS NIGERIA – AND ITS ELECTION by Muhammadu Buhari On February 16th, Nigeria will hold a general election. Four years ago, the country experienced its first democratic […]

JUST IN: Group canvasses support for Buhari in Kwara

A civil society group, Speak Up Nigeria, has urged the people of Kwara State to use next week’s elections as an opportunity to free themselves from political domination by Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki The group, yesterday, urged the people to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, saying Buhari has brought […]

2019: Show your medical report, health experts task candidates

Given the arduous demands of the Office of the President and governors, and the action instituted before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, by a human rights group, Centre for Good Governance demanding to know the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari, health experts say medical reports should be made pre-requisites for candidates seeking […]

I will not take Lagosians for granted — Agbaje

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has described himself as a vessel, insisting that the forthcoming governorship election is not just about him. In a release issued by his campaign office yesterday, he said: “I’m only a vessel for the thousands of Lagosians, who have to drive to work […]

BREAKING: Peter Obi escapes death as APC and PDP clash, Cars Burnt (PHOTOS)

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Peter Obi escaped death today after supporters of the PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC clashed today at Dei-Dei, Abuja. PoliticsNGR gathered from an Eyewitness report, that the clash occurred after some APC supporters blocked the convoy of Obi and the PDP shortly after he […]

Buhari not responsible for worsening poverty, says Dalung

Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Solomon Dalung has faulted claims by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that poverty level among Nigerians has worsened under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Speaking during the Walk for Buhari organised by the women and youth campaign organisation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign organisation in Abuja, yesterday, Dalung […]

I Will Recover Nigeria’s Money From Looters, Send Them To Prison – Buhari

According to President Buhari, he would first of all recover the money from them before sending them to prison. Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday vowed to recover the nation’s stolen money from looters and send them to prison. Buhari, spoke at the APC Mega Rally in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria said all those who had […]

Obasanjo Is Expired Milk, Dump Him In The Dustbin, Tinubu Tells Nigerians

Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on Nigerians to “dump Obasanjo in the dustbin”. He also accused Obasanjo of being behind the greatest election rigging in the history of the country. He stated this in his remarks at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on Saturday, during the APC […]

Heavy Trouble as APC Governor allegedly diverts N400 billion using Ghost Workers

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has uncovered massive fraud and theft perpetrated by Bauchi State government under Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar to the tune of N400 billion from May 2015 when he assumed office to date. PoliticsNGR gathered that while speaking at a campaign rally in Dass, headquarters of Dass local […]

The Message Nigerians Must Deliver To Buhari Next Week – Dele Momodu

I have had to apologise in the last couple of months to those who feel very aggrieved that a self-confessed democrat like me could ever support a blatant dictator like Buhari. Fellow Nigerians, please, permit me to make some quick clarifications in this season of general bickering and mutual distrust and spiteful hatred. One. I […]

Abacha’s Beautiful Daughter Endorses Atiku (Photos)

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP has been swimming in a pool of political endorsements in recent times. A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar who is gunning for President Muhammadu Buhari’s job has been endorsed by Hajia Zainab Yakubu Lado Dan Marke who is the daughter of the late Nigerian dictator, Sani […]

Atiku And Buhari Shutdown Each Other’s Hometowns With Campaigns

President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar have shutdown each other’s homes with their respective campaigns. According to a report by Vanguard, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar have taken their campaign trains to each other’s hometowns in Adamawa and Katsina states, […]

Popular Musician, Adam Zango Hurriedly Dumps Buhari, Endorses Atiku (Photos)

Adam Zango had a crucial meeting with the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and some officials of the party yesterday. Kannywood actor and musician Adam Zango has officially defected from All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Daily Trust reports. The actor also said that he has endorsed Atiku Abubakar of the PDP […]

Jubilation As 53 Parties Endorse Buhari Ahead Of APC Rally In Lagos

Nigeria’s incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari has been endorsed by a staggering 53 political parties. Ahead of the Saturday mega rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, a coalition of 53 political parties has endorsed the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the decision was based on the president’s achievements in the last three […]

2019 Presidency: Atiku Will Be A Walk-Over For Buhari – Gov. El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has declared that the February 16 presidential election would be a walkover for President Muhammadu Buhari. El-Rufai made the declaration when a pro-Buhari group, Forward With Buhari, led by its National Deputy Chairman (North), Senator Lawali Shaibu visited him on Thursday. According to the Governor, there is […]

Buhari And Osinbajo Have Done Well And Deserve Another Term – VP’s Mum Says

Mrs. Olubisi Osinbajo, Mother of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration had done enough and deserved another term. Mrs Osinbajo, an 85 -year-old widow, disclosed this when his son, Prof. Osinbajo, visited her during the vice residents house-to-house campaign in Somolu area of Lagos State. They have tried. […]

Don’t Be Deceived By PDP’s Restructuring Promise, Fashola Tells Electorate.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has urged Nigerians to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the general elections to move the country forward. Fashola spoke on Thursday in Lagos at a ceremony to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo for re-election by the Coalition of Political […]

Buhari Has Failed You – PDP Chairman

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have failed the people of Katsina and Nigerians at large. He warned the President to stop destroying institutions of state and not manipulate the electoral process. Prince Secondus cried out […]

Whistle Blowing: EFCC Recovers N527billion, $53m, £123 As At May 2018 — Magu

Mr. Ibrahim Magu, Acting Executive Chairman, Economic, and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the commission recovered over N527 billion, 53 million dollars and 122.89 through the Whistle Blowing Policy as at May 2018. Magu made the disclosure on Thursday at a Town Hall Meeting organized by the African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) […]

”Return Our Money Or We Will Take You To Court” – ACPN To Ezekwesili

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria has asked its former presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili, to return all the money generated during her short stay in the party or be dragged to court. Ezekwesili withrew from the presidential race on January 24th and according to the party, she hasn’t refunded the money generated for her campaign. […]

UNBELIEVABLE!! Nigerians React As TANKERS DISAPPEAR From EKO BRIDGE Ahead Of President Buhari’s Saturday Visit

A lot of Lagosians are angry online after all the tankers and containers that usually cause traffic gridlock on the bridges on Ikorodu road mysteriously disappeared for the second time this year. The first time they were cleared was for the Lagos City Marathon last week and now, the road is once again clear and […]

Check Out What Osinbajo’s Mother Has To Say To All Those Criticizing Her Son And Buhari

Olubisi Osinbajo, mother of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration deserves another term, TheCable reports. She said this on Thursday when her son paid her a visit during the vice-president’s house-to-house campaign in the Somolu area of Lagos state. The 85-year-old said the successes record by the All Progressives Congress (APC) government […]

Nigerians Are Hungry, But It’s PDP’s Fault, So Use Your PVC Against Them – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has stated that Nigerians are hungry under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, but the PDP is to blame for it. According to him, PDP members are growing fatter while the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and Nigerians are hungry. Amaechi made this known at a rally in Jalingo, […]

Elections: U.S asks INEC to resist intimidation, pressure

The United States has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist external “pressure and intimidation” in the upcoming general elections scheduled for February 16 and March 2. The United States’ Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, in a press statement, said that the upcoming elections in Nigeria would be an opportunity for the country […]

Ogun 2019: Again, Adebutu loses to Kashamu in court

A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta on Thursday refused the application of a member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Oladipupo Adebutu and others seeking to prevent the governorship Candidate of the PDP in Ogun State, Senator Buruji Kashamu and others from being joined as “necessary and interested parties” in a suit pending before […]

PMB Anointed To Lead Nigeria For 8 Years – Clerics

President Muhammadu Buhari was anointed to lead the country for eight years, and as such, should be given the necessary support for him to fulfill the prophecy, the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organisations for Peace (NIFROP) has said. The inter-faith group, therefore, called on Nigerians not to disrupt the flow of God’s blessing to the […]