Home / Tag Archives: Election

Tag Archives: Election

IBB Memo: Police declare IBB’s spokesman Kassim Afegbua wanted

The Nigeria Police have declared Kassim Afegbua, a longtime spokesperson of ex-Nigerian leader, Ibrahim Babangida, wanted. The police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, said Inspector-General Ibrahim Idris ordered the arrest of Mr. Afegbua “for making false statements, injurious falsehood, defamation of character and for an act capable of inciting public disturbance throughout …

Read More »

Buhari appoints Tinubu to reconcile aggrieved APC members

As part of on-going efforts to improve cohesion within the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari has designated Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead the consultation, reconciliation and confidence building efforts. The assignment will involve resolving disagreements among party members, party leadership and political office holders in some states …

Read More »

Nigeria’s Buhari attacked by predecessors as elections loom

Ibrahim Babangida has become the latest former leader in Nigeria to criticise President Muhammadu Buhari, as elections approach and the incumbent is yet to confirm he will stand again. The man who once described himself as Nigeria’s “evil genius” said in a statement issued on Sunday that “analogue” Buhari should …

Read More »

2019 Election: PDP begs Atiku to return to party

2019 Election: PDP begs Atiku to return to party

The Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has renewed its call on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to return to the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. The state chairman of the party, Shehu Tahir, made the call while speaking the party’s stakeholders meeting on Wednesday …

Read More »

Ezekwesili blasts Buhari over military operation in South-East

Ezekwesili blasts Buhari over military operation in South-East

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop being a sectional leader and take the moral high ground. Ezekwesili, who supported Buhari during the 2015 presidential election, urged the President to act as a true leader by showing love to all. The former minister …

Read More »

Sacked Rivers Senator George Sekibo speaks

The Election Petitions Tribunal presiding over senatorial elections in Rivers State on Thursday nullified the victory of George Sekibo of the Peoples Democratic Party. The lawmaker has, however, told Premium Times he will appeal the judgement. Based on precedence, the senator is expected to continue in his seat until the …

Read More »

INEC releases statement on recalling Dino Melaye

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has written a senator, Dino Melaye, notifying him that it has received a petition for his recall. Premium Times reported the submission of the petition to INEC on Wednesday with over 188,000 eligible voters in Mr. Melaye’s Kogi West constituency signing for the recall. …

Read More »

Donald Trump’s Lawyer Reacts To James Comey’s Testimony

Donald Trump's Lawyer Reacts To James Comey's Testimony

Donald Trump’s private attorney Marc Kasowitz has released a statement following the former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday about the U.S. President and Russia’s involvement in the election. The statement read: I am Marc Kasowitz, Predisent [sic] Trump’s personal lawyer. Contrary to numerous …

Read More »