Nigeria

FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

The Federal Government on Tuesday declared Friday​, ​April 3​,​​ ​and Monday​, ​April 6​,​ as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday celebrations respectively. The Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, made the declaration in a statement issued on his...

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No Corps Member Was Killed In Gombe During Elections – NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Tuesday, denied reports in the media that two Corps members, who served as ad-hoc staff in Gombe State at the just concluded March 28 Presidential and the National Assembly elections, were killed by insurgents in the state. This was contained in a statement signed by NYSC’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Bose Aderibigbe, and made available to journalists in Abuja. Mrs Aderibigbe was reacting to a broadcast by Channels TV that two corps members were killed in Gombe. The statement reads; “The attention...

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Election Results: Buhari Group Calls for Fani-Kayode’s Arrest

The Buhari Support Organisations has called for the arrest of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, for announcing unofficial results for the recently concluded presidential election. The Director, Media and Information of the BSO, Dr. Chidia Maduekwe, made the call on Monday in Abuja at a press conference. According to Maduekwe, the time for security agencies to show their neutrality is now by arresting Fani-Kayode because the only authority to announce election results is the Independent National Electoral ...

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Outcome Of Ekiti Polls Confirms Fayose As A ‘Super Political’ Champion, Says Aide

Governor Ayodele Fayose has said the outcome of Saturday’s presidential and national assembly election has signaled the end of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State. The Peoples Democratic ...

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With Outcome of Presidential Elections, LP, AP, SDP, PDP Are Dead – Oyo APC

The Oyo State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday taunted the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Seyi Makinde, and other opposition governorship candidates in the state, asking them to re-assess their political future and join the ruling party in the state. In a statement on Monday by its chairman, Akin Oke, the Oyo APC described the Peoples Democratic Party, Accord Party and the Labour Party in the state as sinking ships, advising their governorship candidates and supporters to jump ship...

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Man beats wife to a pulp over election outcome

A commercial motorcyclist, Raphael Abiodun, on Monday, beat his wife, Bose, to a pulp over disagreement...

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Military Foils Boko Haram Attack In Gombe, Kills 3, Recovers Card Reader

The Nigerian Army said on Monday that it foiled an attack by some members of the Boko Haram terrorist group in Gombe...

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PDP Moves To Frustrate Presidential Results Announcement, Accuses Jega Of Bias

The national collation centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Abuja was some few minutes ago thrown into...

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Orubebe accuses Jega of partiality on live TV

The former minister of Niger Delta, Godday Orubebe ...

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Presidential Poll: There won’t be post-election violence, but the winner has been decided, Cleric claims

A Warri, Delta State-based cleric, Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin, Monday, admonished Nigerians not to panic, ahead of the announcement of the results of the keenly contested presidential elections, as there will not be any violence thereafter. According to the General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministries, who had earlier prophesied about the ...

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