Politics

Babangida Congratulates Buhari, praises Atiku’s doggedness.

Former military president of Nigeria, Gen.Ibrahim Babangida, has added his voice to the barrage of congratulatory messages to President Muhammadu Buhari on his reelection for a second term of four years as President. Below is the statement released: The 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections have come and gone. These elections have produced a new…

APC NWC Slammed Amosun and Okorocha with Suspension

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun and the Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha for anti-party activities. Others suspended by the APC NWC over anti-party activities are the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani and the Director-General of…

Atiku rejects the results of the presidential elections

The major contender in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of People Democratic Party PDP has released a statement rejecting the outcome announced by the Independent Electoral Commission earlier today Wednesday, 27th February 2019. The statement reads: “I thank the Nigerian people who trooped out in their millions to perform their civic duty this…

President Buhari’s victory speech as the 2019 elections “President Elect”

President Muhammadu Buhari, early today, Wednesday, February 27, addressed the nation after he was declared the winner of the 2019 presidential election. In his statement below: My Dear Nigerians, First and foremost, I give thanks to Almighty God Who has spared our lives to witness another victory for Nigerian democracy and victory for our party…

INEC officially declares President Buhari winner of 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress as the winner of the 2019 presidential election, beating his closest rival Atiku Abubakar of the PDP with over three million votes. The Chairman spelt out the duty of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which is to…

Saraki concedes defeat but alleges irregularities

The current Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reacted to his defeat last Saturday senatorial elections in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu According to him, the process was not free of some inadequacies but wishes the winner the best of luck while the appropriate response will come…

President Buhari’s broadcast to the nation on the rescheduled elections

President Muhammadu Buhari said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is now ready to deliver hitch free polls as rescheduled. He asked voters not to be afraid to come out and vote tomorrow, Saturday 23rd February 2019.   Dear Nigerians, Finally, we have reached the eve of the rescheduled first round of this year’s general…

INEC postpones all Nigeria’s general elections

INEC postpones all Nigeria’s general elections Few hours to the commencement of the general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission announced the postponement of the 2019 elections. The postponement was made known to the public by the Chairman of INEC Professor Mahmood Yakubu  at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday. The statement read by the INEC Chairman:…

President Buhari’s Address to the Nation On 2019 Elections

Fellow Citizens, On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters. 2. I wish therefore to start by assuring all…

B’Haram Attacks Gov Shettima’s Convoy

The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Thursday, released a statement on the ambush on his campaign convoy by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday. The attack claimed the lives of four civilians and a soldier who were parts of the campaign convoy of the governor on Gamboru road. Isa Gusau, the spokesman of…

Asiwaju is not going anywhere. He remains gidigba (solid) in APC.

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has reacted in a statement to a video making rounds on social media regarding the events at Ogun rally. In the said video, Tinubu was seen throwing the party’s flag to National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole to give to the party’s governorship candidate in…

Why Buhari, Malami, Danladi should resign Over Onnoghen – Nwabueze

Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has called for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney General of the Federation and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, SAN and the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Justice Danladi Umar should A The Senior Advocate described their move against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen as…