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Buhari’s Punishment For Ballot Snatchers Constitutional, Says Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, the re-election campaign spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari who seeks a second term in office, says the punishment the Nigerian leader prefers and wants to unleash on ballot box snatchers is constitutional. Mr...

‘Buhari, Why Do You Like Blood?’ – PDP Chairman, Uche Secondus Asks President

Uche Scondus, National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of a continuous craving for blood. Secondus made the accusation on Tuesday at an emergency meeting of the party's National...

Elections: Atiku Slams N2bn Suit Against Buhari, Demands Apology

Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has approached a High Court in Federal Capital Territory, asking it to bar President Muhammadu Buhari and security agencies in the country from interfering...

Polls shift: NYSC tasks INEC on safety of corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to keep to its pledge of ensuring the safety and welfare of all corps members deployed as ad hoc staff...

Buhari: no plan to remove INEC Chairman Yakubu

There is no plan to remove Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Mahmood Yakubu over the abrupt postponement of the general elections, the Presidency said yesterday. A leading politician has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari...

President Buhari attacks INEC over Postponement of Elections (WATCH)

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC of ‘inefficiency’ following the postponement of the 2019 general elections. Buhari, during a short interview, shortly after his arrival in Abuja, criticized the electoral...

BREAKING: National Assembly Postpones Resumption (REASONS)

The National Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption scheduled for Tuesday, February 19 to Tuesday, February 26. The Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, made this known in a statement on Sunday. He...

PDP Has A Hand In Election Postponement –Ajibulu

Omoba Tunde Ajibulu is a member of the Logistics Directorate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council. In this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, he spoke on the postponement of the 2019 general...

Reason Why I Cannot Sack Yakubu Mahmood As INEC Chairman – Buhari Reveal

President Buhari has said he cannot remove Mahmood Yakubu as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), because he would need a resolution by two-thirds majority of the Senate to do so. There...

Reno Omokri Reacts As Tinubu Promises APC Members Good Money If Buhari Wins

Reno Omokri, the former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the reports published by THISDAY over the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, promised to give a substantial amount...

Governor’s aide, driver shot dead in Delta State

Unknown gunmen on Friday night shot dead a special adviser to  Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his driver, at Ekpan, Uvwie local government area of the state. Killed was Ngozi Ijei who,according...

Buhari denies prior knowledge of INEC’s decision

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Daura denied prior knowledge of INEC’s decision to postpone the Presidential and National Assembly Elections to Saturday February 23. The Senior Special Assistant to the President, Malam Garba Shehu told...

Postponement: Buhari apologizes to Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday apologized to Nigerians for the postponement of the 2019 general elections by one week. He felt bittered that many Nigerians must have spent their resources in moving from one location...

President Buhari Arrived Abuja In Style After Postponement Of The Election(pics)

President mohammadu buhari departs Daura early this morning , Arrives Abuja after the Postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly Elections on 16th Feb 2019, President Buhari in his early statement in the morning, says...

Elections Postponement: LIVE UPDATES Of Inec’s Meeting With Stakeholders

The commission in its announcement said the postponement was in the interest of safeguarding Nigeria's democracy. INEC chairman, Yakubu Mahmood, who made the announcement gave an assurance that the commission will by 2pm on...