Monthly Archives: October 2017

INEC Concerned Over Illegal Substitution Of Anambra Governorship Candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has raised concern about the unlawful substitution of candidates by some political parties ahead of the November 18, 2017, Governorship election in Anambra State. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu raised the alarm at a meeting with members of civil society organisations in the nation’s capital, Abuja. According to the INEC boss, two prominent political ...

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APC Describes Maina’s Recall As An Embarrassment

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the reinstatement of a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, into the Federal Civil Service, describing it as an embarrasment to the ruling party. The National Publicity Secretary of APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, who stated this on Tuesday in an interview with reporters in Abuja. “We are all ...

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INEC To Allow Prisoners Vote In 2019 Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it is making arrangements with the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) to ensure that prisoners are allowed to their franchise  in the 2019 general election. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday at a dialogue session with the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room Dialogue. The ...

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Your Administration Is Laden With Scandals, Fayose Attacks Buhari

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has again condemned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, describing it as “a government of scandals.” Leading the criticism with the other governors on the platform of the (Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Ayodele Fayose urged party members to continue to speak up on the failings of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) administration because ...

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Reps Sets Up Committee To Investigate Maina’s Return

The House of Representatives has debated a motion on the alleged recall, reinstatement, and sack of the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on pension reform, Abdulrasheed Maina. The Lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the matter as it has raised a lot of questions that are begging for answers. The green chamber has therefore set up an ...

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Fake News, Misinformation Will Be Biggest Obstacles Ahead Of 2019 Polls – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has observed that the use of fake news and disinformation as weapons by the members of the opposition will be a major obstacle ahead of the 2019 general elections. The minister who stated this at a media conference organised by the Nigeria Governors Forum for media handlers of state governors noted that even ...

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Jonathan: I’m surprised that those who attacked me over N87 pump price are silent now that it’s N143

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he is surprised that those who criticised him for leaving the pump price of fuel at N87 are not speaking out now that it has been jerked up to N143. In 2012, Jonathan’s administration increased fuel price from N67 to N97 but reduced it to N87 in January 2015. At the time, the move was ...

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Anambra poll: Osinbajo, Saraki, govs for Nwoye’s rally today

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, are expected to lead a delegation of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress’ to Anambra State on Friday (today). The APC delegation will be in Anambra for the inauguration of the campaign of the party’s candidate in the November 18 poll in the state, Dr. Tony Nwoye. ...

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