Anambra election: INEC has improved, says Catholic Bishop
Catholic Bishop of Awka diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, casting his vote Tony Okafor The Catholic Bishop of Awka diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission for making what he called “significant improvement” in the electoral process The Bishop stated this after casting his... Read more
I’m sure of victory, says Obaze
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Oseloka Henry Obaze has cast his vote. He arrived at his poling unit in Ochuche Umuodi in Ogbaru Local Government Area (LGA) at 1.32pm. He was immediately accredited without hitches and cast his vote at about 1.40pm. He said he was confident of winning... Read more
Thugs beat electoral officers, disrupt PDP primaries in Plateau
Thugs disrupted the primary elections organised by the People’s Democratic Party to decide its chairmanship candidate for Kanke in the Feb. 18 local government elections in Plateau. The thugs, who invaded the Kwall Stadium, venue of the election, beat up members of the PDP electoral committee and officials of... Read more
Anambra election: INEC distributes election materials to polling centres
Offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission across the 21 local government areas are currently distributing sensitive and non-sensitive materials for Saturday’s Anambra governorship election, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, has said. Orji told the News Agency of Nigeria in Awka on Friday that 10 security operatives would... Read more
Osinbajo meets INEC Chairman in Aso Rock
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met behind closed door with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmud Yakub, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was not clear whether discussions at the meeting only bordered on the Saturday governorship election in Anambra. At the end of the meeting, efforts to... Read more
UPDATED: Mugabe under house arrest – Zuma
  President Robert Mugabe is under house arrest in Zimbabwe, South Africa said Wednesday, adding it was sending envoys on behalf of the region’s bloc after the army apparently took over. “President Zuma spoke to President Robert Mugabe earlier today who indicated that he was confined to his home... Read more
Drama as Senator Ali Ndume resumes
The resumption of former Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume Wednesday after serving out 90 legislative days of suspension did not go without drama. The drama played out when Ndume in his usual boisterous manner raised a Point Order apparently to announce his return to the chamber. It was obvious... Read more
FMBN supports Borno to rehabilitate houses destroyed by insurgents
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria ( FMBN ) said on Tuesday that it would support the government and people of Borno towards the rehabilitation of houses destroyed by insurgents in the state. Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, FMBN Managing Director disclosed this in Abuja during FMBN cheque presentation to beneficiaries... Read more
Buhari appoints Adeyeye as NAFDAC DG
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Moji Christiana Adeyeye as the Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Assistant Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mohammed Nakorji. According to him statement, Moji Christianah Adeyeye is a seasoned Pharmacist with a proven track record of accomplishments in Nigeria and abroad. It reads;... Read more
Ambode swears-in Adesoye as new Head of Service
        Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday swore-in Mrs. Folasade Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service of the State, with a charge on her to hit the ground running and work assiduously to bring out the best in all the civil servants in... Read more