BREAKING: Unknown Gunmen Kill APC Chairman In Benue

Boniface Okoloho, the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman in Ohimini LGA of Benue State was during the week reportedly murdered by unknown gugmen. The late Okoloho was said to have been shot and killed by some yet-to-be-identified assailants, on his way home from a party function. Confirming the sad development, the All Progressives Congress Governorship (APC) candidate in Benue State, Hon. Emmanuel Jime, strongly condemned the assassination of Okoloho. Hon. Jime, who expressed deep sorrow over the gruesome murder of the late party chieftain, sued for peace and brotherliness in…

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Financial Experts Enumerate Costs Of Elections Postponement

Financial experts on Saturday said the hasty postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would create uncertainty and affect inflow of foreign investments. They said in separate press interviews in Lagos that the hasty postponement a few hours to the Presidential and National Assembly elections was not good for the economy and investors’ confidence. INEC had hours earlier, announced the shift of the Feb. 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections to Feb. 23. The Governorship and State House of Assembly as well as FCT Area…

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INEC Also Blames Elections Postponement On Sabotage

Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman: Our efforts were sabotaged The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has blamed not just logistics challenge, but also sabotage of its efforts, as some of the reasons responsible for the one week shift in the elections. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this at the meeting of the commission with stakeholders on Saturday in Abuja. lNEC has rescheduled the 2019 general elections by one week by postponing the Presidential and National Assembly elections from February 16 to 23, 2019 and the Governorship, State Assembly…

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BREAKING: Senator Escapes Death In Auto Crash

The Senator representing Kogi Central, Mr.Ahmed Ogembe, survived an auto crash on Friday February 15, 2019, along the Abuja-Lokoja road on his way to Okene for elections. Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senator, Mr Duke Opeyemi, made this known in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja. He said that the accident occurred at about 9:00 a.m on Friday, at Gegu community in Kotonkarfe LGA of Kogi State. Ogembe is seeking re-election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in…

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56,000 Students Set For Cowbellpedia Exam Nationwide

No fewer than 56,000 students have registered for the qualifying examination of the 2019 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show. This year’s figure represents a 27.2 percent increase over the 44,000 participants recorded in 2018. Out of the number, the best 108 will proceed to the next stage of the competition, which is the TV Quiz Show proper. Last Saturday’s two-hour long examination was hitch-free in all the centres as candidates with confirmation slips were tested to write the examination. Officials of the respective states’ Ministries of Education and…

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Air Peace Applauds Dickson Over Construction Of Bayelsa Airport

Air Peace Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has commended Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa for constructing the new Bayelsa International Airport, saying it was a new dawn for the people of the state. Air Peace’s Chief Operating Officer, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide, gave the commendation on Friday in Lagos after Air Peace became the first airline to operate commercial flight into the new airport on Thursday. Olajide said the airport would be a vehicle for the industrial and economic development of the state. “Air Peace is an airline of many firsts. We…

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IGP, 2face Idibia Join To Advocate Peaceful Voting On Saturday

2face Idibia and IGP Mohammed Adamu The initiative, #VoteNotFight, aimed at encouraging violence-free and peaceful voting during the 2019 general elections has been taken to the office of the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu. 2face Idibia, who has been a protagonist of the project, made the stride captured in a video clip shared on the police’s Twitter on Thursday. On Saturday, February 16, 2019, voters are expected to visit polling centers located close to their residences to cast their votes. Strong sentiments from various political camps would appear as…

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Final Push: Kastina Welcomes Son Of The Soil, Buhari Back Home

Katsina welcomes son, Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday made a thunderous entry into the stadium with a surging crowd trailing his motorcade. Security operatives had a hectic time preventing the crowd from entering the already filled 35,000 capacity Muhammadu Diko Stadium in Katsina where the grand rally to mark the end of the campaigns held. Aside taking over all the seating terraces and the main bowl of the stadium, many other climbed all the available polls erected for facilities inside the stadium. It was all praises for Buhari as…

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BREAKING: We Didn’t Endorse Buhari, It’s “All Failed Attempt To Launder Failure” – KOWA Party

KOWA Party has issued a strong disclaimer against its reported endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term. The Party’s national chairman’s name, Saidu Bobboi, and his signature were published as among the national chairmen who signed a full-page advertorial in today’s ThisDay newspaper endorsing the president. However, the national headquarters of the Party has come out strongly against the endorsement through a statement issued by the Party’s national secretary, Comrade Mark Adebayo, at the Party’s national headquarters in Abuja today. “It has come as a rude shock to the…

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2019: Agbaje Sues For Balanced, Fair Elections

Jimi Agbaje responds to a barrage of questions from the press Governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies in the country to be fair and balanced in the conduct of the general elections. Agbaje who made the call at The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement’s crusade tagged “From Sorrow to Joy” held recently at the church’s International Head quarters, Ijesha, Lagos, also enjoined the political class to ascertain that elections are conducted smoothly. “We…

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