Herdsmen Killed Villagers In A Fresh Attack In Adamawa

Many are feared killed as suspected herdsmen are currently unleashing hell on Bare village in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa state. Dominique Yohanna, a local resident who put a call to SaharaReporters very late on Friday night, said the attacking herdsmen had already sacked the community. He noted that a high fatality figure “is

I Senior Oshiomhole In APC, He Can’t Suspend Me – Okorocha

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Anayo Owelle Okorocha has reacted to his suspension on Friday by the National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Okorocha, who recently clinched a senatorial seat under the party, was suspended alongside the Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun. Reacting to the Development, Okorocha attacked the national

My Second Term Will Be Tougher – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that his second term in office will be tough. President Buhari who was reelected as Nigeria’s president in the just concluded presidential and parliamentary election in the country said that Nigerians are very forgetful, especially with the fact that he spoke about his governments cardinal agenda to them during campaigns.

Buhari’s Victory Another Bad Market – Sex Workers

Dissatisfied with the victory of President Mohammadu Buhari at the Presidential election held last Saturday, commercial sex workers at the notorious Upper Iweka axis, Onitsha, Anambra state, told Orient Weekend that, “it is going to be another four years of bad market to us”. Speaking through their spokesperson who simply identified herself as Chinwe, from

Oyo 2019: Alao-Akala Rejoins APC After Meeting Tinubu

The former governor of Oyo State Adebayo Alao-Akala has reportedly rejoined the All Progressive Congress (APC) after meeting with the national leader of the All Progressives Congress Bola Tinubu. The former governor left All Progressives Congress (APC) in October 2018, after the governorship primaries that didn’t go his way. Newsmen had reported that Alao-Akala visited the national leader

PDP Wins Plàteau North, Bassa/Jos North Constituency Inconclusive Election

At last, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Plateau North Hon. Istifanus Dung Gyang, winner of Plateau North senatorial election. Gyang, who is currently the member representing Barkin-Ladi/Riyom Federal constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives polled 269, 555 votes to defeat Hon.

Atiku Was Destined Never To Be President – Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole who addressed journalists at the APC national secretariat in Abuja on Thursday, February 28, 2019, stated that Atiku Abubakar was destined never to be president. The APC Chairman who further accused the PDP Presidential candidate of having poor understanding of the voting pattern of the regions, added that Senator Akpabio was rigged out in

40,000 Nigerian Refugees Chased Out Of Cameroon

bout 40,000 residents of Rann, Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria, who were chased out of their community by incessant Boko Haram attacks to Goura in the neighbouring Cameroon three weeks ago, have been sent back home. The Field Communication Officer of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Maiduguri, Abdulkareem Yakubu, said in a statement

Mogalu’s YPP Rejects Presidential Election Result

The Young Progressives Party (YPP) has rejected the results of the just-concluded Presidential election released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), early on Wednesday. The YPP said the decision to reject the results of the election was reached after careful assessment of available facts and proper consultations with stakeholders. The party accused the major

Election Observers Score INEC, Security Agencies 80%

Some domestic observers accredited by the Independent National Electoral Commission to monitor the 2019 general elections have scored the electoral body and security agencies high in their handling of last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. The coalition of 18 observer groups said the institutions scored over 80% because they did their job professionally. The

The Election Was Transparent, We Are Not Bothered By Atiku’s Threat To Go To Court – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was on the early hours of Wednesday declared winner of the presidential election by the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Yakub Mamood who was also the Returning Officer for the presidential poll. Speaking to State House correspondent after a dinner hosted by

APC Asks Buhari To Send Soldiers To Ogun For Election

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to send soldiers to the state during the March 9 governorship election. This, it said, was to avert the alleged plot to attack its governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun. It claimed that there were intelligence reports that Abiodun might be

Power Generation Loses 1,108MW, Drops To 3,456MW

A new report obtained by Punch, showed that the total power generation dropped from 4,564.60MW as of 6.00am on February 19 to 3,456.20MW on February 24, a day after the presidential and National Assembly elections. It however stood at 4,358MW as of 6.00 am on Saturday. Data from the Nigeria Electricity System Operator, an arm

It Is Over For Saraki Politically – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole on Wednesday mocked Senate President, Bukola Saraki for losing his re-election bid. He said though the ruling party had been planning to impeach the Senate President, it was better his constituents retired him politically from the Red Chamber. He spoke with State House correspondents

Obasanjo Keeps Quiet Over Buhari’s Win

As congratulatory messages continued to pour in from within and outside the country over the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has kept mum over the development. The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in the early hours of Wednesday declared Buhari winner of Saturday, February 23 presidential

I Didn’t Lose, The Results Will Be Corrected Soon — Akpabio

Former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has promised to challenge his loss in the February 23 National Assembly elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Tuesday, had declared Dr. Chris Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the senatorial election in the Ikot-Ekpene Senatorial District of Akwa Ibom State. According to the

Buhari Congratulates Moghalu, Sowore, Atiku, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated his political opponents in the just concluded Presidential election, advising them to see his victory as a victory for Nigeria. Disclosing this shortly after he was given a certificate of return, the president elect, averred that all Nigerians must stand in brotherhood, for a bright and fulfilling future. Read the

Presidents Of Ghana, Niger And Senegal Congratulates President Buhari

Minutes after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared President Buhari as winner of the 2019 elections, three Presidents from the West African sub-region sent congratulatory messages to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, ‘the presidents are President Nana Koffi-Addo of Ghana, Mahamadou issoufou of

Atiku Will NOT Concede To Buhari As PDP Assembles Lawyers

Atiku Abubakar will not concede the presidential election to President Muhammadu Buhari as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assembled a team of lawyers to challenge the result in court, TheCable understands. Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is projected to win the election with the results declared by the Independent National Electoral

Buhari Wins 2019 Presidential Poll

President Muhammadu Buhari has pronounced winner of this year’s presidential election. Mr Buhari who defeated his predecessor to clinch the position in 2015 general election has again trounced his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The president polled 15,191,847 votes from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the 36 states in

INEC Declares Imo North Senatorial Election Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Okigwe North Senatorial election in Imo state inconclusive. INEC Public Relations Officer (PRO) in the state, Immanuela Okpara, said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Owerri on Tuesday. Mrs Okpara said the three Local Government Areas (LGAs) involved are Obowo, Ehime-Mbano and

”If Truly People Voted For Buhari, Why Are They Not Celebrating ?” – Duncan Mighty

Talented Nigerian singer, Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, simply known as Duncan Mighty, has reacted to the ongoing collation and results declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), by firing a slight jibe at President Muhammadu Buhari. Duncan Might who spoke via his Instagram page said if Nigerians truly voted the All Progressive Congress(APC) candidate, Buhari, then

Atiku Should Congratulate President Buhari Now – Keyamo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council Director, Strategic Communications, Festus Keyamo, has called on the Peoples Democratic Party and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to call President Muhammadu Buhari and congratulate him on his maintaining lead. In a statement by the campaign spokesman, Keyamo urged the opposition party to call President Buhari, if

9TH Senate: APC To Dominate Senate

Going by the senatorial election results announced in states by Returning Officers, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) seems set to dominate the 109-member Red Chamber. Out of the 18 seats in the Southwest, the APC won 14, leaving four to the PDP. It is being trailed by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). There

Election Was Free & Fair, Those Who Reject Election Results Are Not Democrats – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and co-chairman of APC Presidential Campaign Council spoke with journalists in Alausa, Ikeja after voting in last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections on the chances of his party and other issues. TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI brings the excerpts: How would you assess the election so