Peace committee meets Atiku, Obi, PDP, others

 The National Peace Committee, led by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has begun moves to douse what the committee has described as rising tension in the country. This comes two days after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the presidential election which held on Saturday, […]

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Buhari to form cabinet before May 29 – Presidency

Presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari will constitute members of his government faster than he did in 2015 after being sworn-in. His administration in 2015, drew wide criticisms due to his inability to assemble cabinet members for about six months. Vice president Yemi Osinbajo defended Buhari, saying the president’s search […]

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Don’t plant yet, despite early rains, NiMET warns farmers

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has advised farmers to ignore the current early rainfall across the country and not start early planting. Mr Zakariyau Abdulrasheed, General Manager, NiMet’s Network Services, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Thursday in Abuja. Abdulrasheed, said that the agency, in its 2019 […]

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Presidential poll results had 513,214 lapses – CSOs

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) members attend the presidential elections announcement on February 25, 2019 in Abuja. – Muhammadu Buhari got off to a winning start in his bid for re-election as Nigeria’s president, as the first result was announced today from weekend polls. The 76-year-old former military ruler won 219,231 votes in the […]

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NGO to Buhari: Unbundle INEC revisit Uwais Report now

Kogi Non-Governmental Organisations Network (KONGONET) chairman,  Mr Victor Adejoh, on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his second tenure to reorganise and unbundle the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said in Lokoja that the call was necessary against the backdrop of multi-tasking structure of the commission resulting in periodic logistic lapses at election […]

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Why I reject Buhari’s victory – Atiku

Last Saturday’s presidential election was a “grand theft of the people’s will,” according to the runner-up and Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. This, among other reasons are why he is rejecting the result of the election. Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari was in the early hours of Wednesday declared winner of […]

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