Nigeria

Nigeria: Election Records Low Turnout in Some Parts of Lagos

The turnout of voters for governorship and state assembly elections was very low in some polling units in...

Nigeria: #AdamawaDecides2019 – I’m Hopeful ADC Will Win in Adamawa – Sen Nyako

The African Democratic Congress Governorship candidate to Sen Abdulazeez Nyako, has expressed hopes that his will win governorship...

Nigeria: Obaseki Votes, Commends Seamless Electoral Process

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has described the conduct of the State House of Assembly election in...

Nigeria: Gunshots As Desmond Elliot Attacked in Lagos

By Olamide FadipeSuspected hoodlums on Saturday shot sporadically as they attacked the vehicle of Desmond Elliot, a Lagos...

Nigeria: I’ll Accept Election Outcome in Good Faith – Gov. Tambuwal

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House...

Nigeria: Five Fake Policemen, Two Soldiers Arrested in Imo

By Chinonso AlozieThe Imo state commissioner of police, Dazuki Galadanchi, has said that five persons suspected to be...

Nigeria: Detention – Capt Ekong Admits Being Lured By GOC

By Chioma OnuegbuThe Senior Special Assistant to governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state, on security matters Capt....

Nigeria: Madman Disrupts Voting in Umuahia

A middle aged man suspected to be mentally deranged on Saturday caused a scene at ward 1, Urban...

Nigeria: How We Seized Bags of Cash From Benue APC Governorship Candidate – EFCC

By Nasir AyitogoThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Saturday said its personnel on a patrol against...

Nigeria: Voting Ends, Sorting of Ballot Begins in Nasarawa

Voting has ended at Polling Unit 001 in Kokona town of Kokona Local Government area of Nasarawa State....

Nigeria: No Intimidation of Voters By Security Agents in My Ward – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Saturday said there was no report of intimidation...

Nigeria: APC Governorship Candidate, Sanwo-Olu, Expresses Confidence of Emerging Winner After Voting

By Dickson AgboThe governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, casted...

Nigeria: Atiku Laments Low Turn-Out of Voters

Former Vice President and the ex-Presidential candidate of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday...

Nigeria: Why I’m Still Voting At Age 90 – Nonagenarian

A Nonagenarian voter in Kwali, Federal Capital Terrritory, Hajiya Amina Muhammadu, says she is participating in the ongoing...

‘PDP Agent’ in Vote-Buying in Abuja

Some agents of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were distributing money to electorates at Polling Unit 001, Pilot...

Nigeria: Armed Forces Ready to Support Police On Polls – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday assured that the armed forces would support the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in...

Nigeria: ‘I Didn’t Have Any Money When I Ran for Governor’

His Royal Highness, Alhaji Awwal Ibrahim, the Emir of Suleja, was the governor of Niger State between October...

Nigeria: INEC Ready, As 45 Vie for Lagos Governorship

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State yesterday said it is fully prepared for the conduct...

Nigeria: Edo Optimistic About Peaceful Poll As Obaseki Warns Against Violence

Photo: This Day Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki. Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that voters...

U.S. Lawmaker Decries Nigeria’s Electoral Process

UNITED States Congressman, Gerald Connolly, has bemoaned manipulation of elections in Nigeria, killings in Syria and the situation...

Algeria: Protests in Algeria, Start of Something Bigger?

By Jerry EmmansonAn ailing 82-year-old refusing to relinquish the presidency, resentment against a ruling civilian and military cabal,...

Nigeria: Ilorin Notorious Robber, Ariyo, Four Others to Die By Hanging

By Abiodun FagbemiIlorin — An Ilorin High Court has sentenced a notorious criminal, Olatunji Ibrahim Ariyo and four...

Nigeria: MTN to List On NSE By June

By Kanayo Umeh and Njadvara MusaAbuja and Maiduguri — Barring unplanned changes, telecommunication giant, MTN, will list its...

Nigeria: Elections – Police Deploy 15,544 Personnel in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command says it is deploying 15,544 police personnel for the Governorship and State House...

Nigeria: Oo to Gee and the Boiling Cauldron of Rage

opinion By Alade Rotimi-JohnIt is no derogation or diminution of the other week's achievement of the Oo to...

Nigeria: Appeal Court Clears Kano PDP

By Nasir IbrahimThe Court of Appeal has cleared the Kano Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Abba Yusuf,...

Nigeria: One Killed in Ogun Political Violence

By Dimeji Kayode-AdedejiSuspected thugs on Thursday attacked a rally organised by an All Progressives Congress (APC) Ogun State...

Nigeria: Election – PDP Senatorial Candidate’s Aide Shot

By Mojeed AlabiTwo men on a motorbike, on Thursday, shot at Nnamdi Nsorom, an aide to the Imo...

Nigeria: Ondo PDP Tackles NURTW On Violence As Monarch Threatens to Curse Perpetrators

By James SowoleAkure — The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Ondo State and the state chapter...

Nigeria: Akpabio Withdraws Court Case Challenging Election Defeat

By Evelyn OkakwuFormer Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn a case he filed in court challenging his...

Nigeria: International Women’s Day – Group Asks Buhari to Appoint More Women

By George OgalaA non-governmental organisation, Phenomenal African Women Foundation (PAWAfrica), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to include...

Nigeria: Buhari’s Re-Election, Battle Between Rich and Poor

By Tope Templer OlaiyaIt's barely a week since the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof....

Nigeria: NEC – 47 Card Readers Missing, 22 Recovered in Bayelsa

By Emmanuel AddehYenagoa — The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Bayelsa Mr. Monday Tom Udoh, yesterday disclosed that...

Nigeria: Royal Power Targets 60% Power Sector Market Share

By Victor UzohoRoyal Power and Energy Limited (RPEL), a power solutions provider and supplier of complementary electrical products...

Nigeria: CBN, Banks, Nipost Establish Nirsal Microfinance to Drive Financial Inclusion

By Mathias Okwe, AbujaTo fast track the financial inclusive project, and boost economic diversification, the Central Bank of...

Nigeria: Supreme Court Okays Interim Seizure of Patience Jonathan’s U.S.$8.4 Million

By Ikechukwu NnochiriAbuja — The Supreme Court, on Friday, upheld the interim order that allowed the Federal Government...

Nigeria: UK Frustrating Diezani’s Graft Trial – EFCC

By Soni DanielEconomic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, raised the alarm that the British government was frustrating...

Nigeria: NCC Hopes for More Support From Buhari Govt

By Chinasa AfigboThe Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election saying his selfless...

Nigeria: Attacks On Trawlers Have Reduced – Govt, Fishing Trawlers

By Godwin OritseThe Nigerian Trawler Owners Association, NITOA, and the Federal Department of Fishery and Agriculture, have said...

Nigeria: Fire Engulfs INEC Office in Akwa Ibom

By Cletus UkpongThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom...