Tinubu’s treatment of our zone unfair, undeserving – North Central development initiative 

November 27, 2023 Donald Iorchir  0

The North Central Development Initiative (NCDI) has complained of “unfair and undeserving neglect of the north central region” by the government of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his Vice Senator Kashim Shetima. The group which said the majority of its members were of the All Progressives Congress (APC), noted that the neglect was mostly in the area of appointment of Read More

Liberia presidential election: George Weah concedes defeat to opponent

November 18, 2023 Admin III 0

Liberia’s incumbent president and football legend George Weah conceded defeat on Friday evening after nearly complete returns showed opposition leader Joseph Boakai leading with 50.89 per cent of the vote. “Ladies and gentlemen, tonight the CDC (party) has lost the election, but Liberia has won. This is the time for graciousness in defeat, to put national interest above personal interest,” Read More

Mike Pence pulls out of US presidential race

October 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Vice President Mike Pence announced Saturday that he is withdrawing from the US presidential race, saying, “this is not my time.” Speaking at the annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas, Pence — the first major 2024 candidate to suspend his campaign, said: “It’s become clear to me: this is not my time.” “After much prayer Read More

Supreme Court reserves judgement on Obi’s appeal against Tinubu

October 23, 2023 Admin III 0

The Supreme Court has reserved its judgement on the appeal the candidate of the Labour Party, (LP,) Mr. Peter Obi, filed to challenge the outcome of the presidential election that was held on February 25. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Inyang Okoro, okayed the matter for judgement, after all the parties adopted their briefs of Read More

Presidential election: Owuru defiant, heads to Supreme Court

June 1, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Candidate of Hope Democratic Party (HPD) in the 2019 presidential election, High Chief Ambrose Albert Owuru has proceeded to the Supreme Court, insisting on retrieving his “mandate” as winner of the election. Owuru alleged that he was the winner of the election but was denied his mandate by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which rather returned former President Muhammadu Read More

2023: Onaiyekan speaks on ‘presidential election riggers’ in Nigeria

May 4, 2023 Admin III 0

The Emeritus Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, said on Thursday May 4, 2023 that the individuals who allegedly rigged Nigeria’s presidential and governorship elections are aware of their actions, just as God almighty. Cardinal Onaiyekan who spoke during a programme on Channels Television, the courts and tribunals presiding over election petitions may be unaware of Read More

Lessons from 2023 elections

April 10, 2023 Matthew Ma 0

Nigeria, the largest democracy in Africa, conducted its Presidential and National Assembly elections on February 25, 2023, and Governor and State Assembly elections on March 18, 2023. However, the outcome of the elections became highly controversial, resulting in outrage among the opposition and the general populace. Eighteen political parties presented candidates for the presidential election. Of the 18, three were Read More

2023 presidential election freest, fairest since 1999 – AYCF

March 12, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) on Sunday declared that the February 25 presidential election was the freest and fairest since 1999. The group therefore described those calling for the resignation of Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as agents of destabilisation. AYCF made the declaration in a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its Read More

Ohaneze Ndigbo speaks: God hasn’t destined Peter Obi’s presidency for 2023

March 6, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

 “This Igbo umbrella body will continue to remember Obi, former Governor of Anambra State, as one who, despite all odds, laboured hard to actualise a Nigerian President from the Igboland. However, God has not destined it to happen in 2023. It may happen later. God spares the life of everybody.” The Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly Worldwide, said Read More

Presidential poll and INEC’s server bypass

March 4, 2023 Clem Oluwole 0

For about 150 days after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) blew the whistle for the commencement of electioneering for the 2023 polls, gladiators of the 18 registered political parties embarked on what could be described in the sports parlance as a cross country race, campaigning for votes at all levels. Primaries were conducted at the state and national levels Read More

Aftermath of 2023 presidential election: Duke disowns viral audio, condemns violence 

March 3, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Former Governor of Cross River state and influential People’s Democratic Party stalwart, Mr Donald Duke, has denied a viral audio making rounds which claimed of his involvement in asking Nigerian youths to embark on violence in the aftermath of 2023 presidential election. The audio which he confirmed was fabricated placed him, alongside former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo and popular entertainer Charles Read More

2023 presidential, NASS elections: 6 governors drag FG to Supreme Court

March 3, 2023 NAN 0

Six states of the federation have dragged the Federal Government before the Supreme Court over the conduct and subsequent collation and announcement of the Feb. 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The plaintiffs in the originating summons marked: SC/CV/354/2023, are specifically asking for an order of the apex court “directing a holistic review of all results so far announced by Read More

What works await the president-elect?

March 3, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Last Saturday’s tense presidential election has come and gone with the announcement of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) announced as the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Tinubu, according to the electoral umpire, won in 12 states, polling a total number of 8.79 million votes, more than a million votes higher than the candidate Read More

U.S. congratulates President-elect Tinubu

March 2, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche, Abuja 0

The United States has  congratulated the people of Nigeria, President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu, “and all political leaders following the declaration by Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the results of the February 25 presidential election.” A statement released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of State’s Spokesperson Ned Price, said: “The competitive election represents a new period for Nigerian politics and Read More

Breaking: Tinubu receives certificate of return as Nigeria ‘s President-elect March 1

March 1, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

After emerging winner of 2023 presidential election, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will be issued certificate of return on Wednesday March 1, 2023. The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu who announced this shortly after declaring him winner of Saturday February 25, 2023 presidential election, said the event will hold by 3pm inside International Conference Centre Abuja. Read More

Breaking: INEC declares APC ‘s Tinubu winner of Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election

March 1, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of 2023 presidential election. Tinubu polled 8,794,726 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who got 6,984,520 votes, while Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi, placed third with 6,101,533 votes. Declaring Tinubu as the President-elect of Nigeria Read More

Happening now: Tinubu in strong lead as INEC ends collation of results in 2023 presidential election, reveals next move

March 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Former governor of Lagos state Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu may be declared winner of Saturday February 25, 2023 presidential election after leading other candidates with 8,805,655 votes at the end collation of results from the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Tinubu, is the candidate of the ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) and is ahead with about 1.8 Read More

Presidential election: APC demands Melaye, Momodu, Enenche’s arrest over comments

  Presidential Campaign Council of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday alleged the main opposition political parties were shopping for court orders to stop announcement of presidential election held Saturday. The parties accused are the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party (LP). Addressing a press conference Monday in Abuja, Director of Public Affairs and Chief Spokesperson, Tinubu/Shettima Read More

Presidential election: Tinubu wins in Ekiti *See full results 

February 26, 2023 Ojo Oladele 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the winner of Saturday February 25, 2023 presidential election in Ekiti state. Ekiti State Collation, Prof. Akeem Lasisi, and the Vice Chancellor Federal University of Health Sciences, Ila Orangun, Osun State, announced the final outcome after collating the presidential election results from the 16 local government areas. The Read More

Let us accept God’s choice through us

February 26, 2023 Hassan Gimba 0

As you read this, the nation is awaiting the results of the presidential election held two days ago – some anxiously, some eagerly, and some with their hearts in their mouths, but all are hopeful for a new dawn because, depending on the results, hopes for a better nation can either be actualised or marred. There are 18 presidential candidates, Read More

Breaking: Popular Senator votes, confirms PDP chairman dead on presidential election day

February 25, 2023 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial candidate for the FCT, Senator Philip Aduda, has voted in the Presidential and National Assembly elections. He voted by 10:55am at Polling Unit 036, Police Outpost, Old Chief Palace, Karu, Abuja. Addressing journalists immediately after casting his vote, Aduda commended officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, saying that the elections have been peaceful Read More

Presidential election: 300 political groups in Bauchi back Atiku

February 22, 2023 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

300 political groups in Bauchi state including coalition of Buhari APC Support groups, Wednesday endorsed the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in this coming Saturday’s elections. At a press conference in Bauchi, the Northeast zonal coordinator of the APC support groups, Kabiru Babayo promised to work tirelessly to ensure the victory of the presidential candidate and all Read More

Presidency: Tinubu already has required votes to defeat Atiku, Obi – APC PCC…Ruling party ‘ll win by 70% in FCT – Dr. Lilian

February 21, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

…30 CSOs promise massive votes for Tinubu The Civil Society Directorate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) has declared that its candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, by estimation has the required votes already to be victorious ahead of his opponents in the forthcoming presidential election on Saturday. The council also said for the first time a ruling Read More