PDP Condemns Alleged Mass Arrest Of Members In Niger Delta

PDP Condemns Alleged Mass Arrest Of Members In Niger Delta Updated March 6, 2019 The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned what it described as on-going mass arrest and detention of its leaders and members in Rivers, Delta and Akwa-Ibom states, ahead of the governorship and state Assembly elections on Saturday March 9, 2019. […]

US Congratulates Nigeria On ‘Successful’ Election, Condemns Violence

US Congratulates Nigeria On ‘Successful’ Election, Condemns Violence Updated March 1, 2019 Michael R. Pompeo The United States has congratulated Nigeria on what it described as a successful presidential election. In a statement issued on Friday, the US Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo, commended citizens who participated peacefully in the election. He, however, condemned […]

INEC Office Attacked, Electoral Materials Burnt [Photos]

INEC Office Attacked, Electoral Materials Burnt [Photos] Updated February 24, 2019 3.3K60 An INEC office at Oriade Local Government Area in Osun state was attacked at about 3 AM on Sunday, officials say. Suspected hoodlums are said to have besieged the office, shooting at the Commission’s office and destroying parts of its property. Some of […]

.Bayelsa Govt House Photographer, One Other Shot Dead

Bayelsa Govt House Photographer, One Other Shot Dead Updated February 23, 2019 A photographer of the Bayelsa State Government House, Reginald Dei and a Ward Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Seidougha Taribi, have been shot dead. The state government confirmed this a statement issued on Saturday. According to the statement, both men were […]

Seven Killed As Hoodlums ‘Ambush’ Troops In Rivers

Seven Killed As Hoodlums ‘Ambush’ Troops In Rivers Updated February 23, 2019 Seven people have lost their lives following a clash between troops of the Nigerian army and hoodlums in Abonnema, Akuku Toru Local Government Area (LGA) Rivers State. According to a statement from the Headquarters Nigerian Army (NA), troops of 6 Division were attacked […]

Election Day In Nigeria: Scenes From Across The Nation

Election Day In Nigeria: Scenes From Across The Nation Updated February 23, 2019 After an intriguing period of political drama and campaigning, heralded by defections and war of words, Nigerians will today to decide who will lead the country for the next four years and elect lawmakers to fill the 469 national legislative seats up […]

Nigerians Turn Up For Polls After Delay

PHOTOS: Nigerians Turn Up For Polls After Delay Updated February 23, 2019 216 Nigerians turn up at various polling units across the country on Saturday morning to elect their leaders for another four years, after the elections were postponed. Some electorates arrived at their polling units as early as 6am, even ahead of the electoral […]

Somalia: Several Killed in Double Blasts in Northern Mogadishu

Somalia: Several Killed in Double Blasts in Northern Mogadishu 2019-02-21 01:56:35 Twin blasts rocked a high-rise in northern Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Sunday, killing several and injuring a number of others, witnesses said. The first blast happened early in the morning when a remote-controlled landmine struck a military convoy belonging to the African Union […]

Driver blamed for crash that claimed nine lives

Driver blamed for crash that claimed nine lives 2019-02-19 01:59:26 A bus driver has been blamed for the accident that claimed nine lives at Kamara along the Eldoret-Nakuru Highway. According to survivors of the accident recuperating at Eldama Ravine sub-county Hospital, the driver of the ill-fated bus was angered by passengers who questioned his delay […]

72.7 Million Nigerians Collected PVCs – INEC

72.7 Million Nigerians Collected PVCs – INEC Updated February 21, 2019 1.2K21 Source: INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that a total of 72,775,502 million Nigerians have collected Permanent Voter Cards for the General Elections. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced the total figure of PVCs collected during his daily briefing in Abuja […]

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