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January 15, 2019 8:26 PM Buhari launches new Nigerian passport with 10-year validity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, launched a new enhanced security Nigerian passport with 10 years validity. Buhari performed the ceremony at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The FEC meeting was held a day earlier, to enable the President participate in the All Progressives Congress (APC) rallies 757

January 15, 2019 7:38 PM Katsina: What’ll happen to non-performing NASS members in my next tenure – Gov Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has said that non-performing National Assembly legislators from the state will in the next dispensation be made to face recall by the electorate. He, however, expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress candidates would perform. He further said that the foot-dragging witnessed in the National Assembly 710

January 15, 2019 2:51 PM Defection: Former Kwara deputy speaker, others join APC, burn PDP membership cards

Former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state. Giving reasons for his defection, Suka-baba told journalists that it was borne out of promptings 655

January 15, 2019 1:14 PM BREAKING: Buhari, IGP Idris, Adamu meet in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, and his likely successor, Assistant Inspector General, AIG, Mohammed Adamu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to Vanguard, the outgoing IGP and Adamu came in the same vehicle NPF 01 Mercedes Benz black colour 696

January 15, 2019 8:09 AM Abia 2019: Oshiomhole attacks APC chieftain, Ikechi Emenike over romance with Gov. Ikpeazu

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has taken a swipe at a chieftain of the party in Abia, Chief Ikechi Emenike, over his alleged romance with the Peoples Democratic Party-led administration. Oshiomhole claimed that Emenike was being sponsored by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and the PDP to cause confusion 653

January 14, 2019 7:40 PM Anambra: APC appoints Basil Ejidike as Acting Chairman

Following the Judgement of a Federal High Court sitting in Akwa, nullifying the election of the Anambra State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, the Party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has appointed Hon. Basil Ejidike as Acting Chairman for the state chapter of the party. The decision was contained in a January 11, 2019 letter 136

January 14, 2019 5:57 PM INEC begins recruitment ahead of 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced recruitment to fill some ad-hoc positions, ahead of the forth coming general elections. INEC disclosed that interested Nigerians can apply for the role of registration Area Technology support. In a tweet on its verified Twitter handle, the electoral umpire said applicants can also apply 120

January 14, 2019 3:38 PM BREAKING: PDP appoints Ekweremadu, others as Technical Advisers to Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, appointed the deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu as Technical Adviser to its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondinya, the party also named the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Mallam Sule Lamido 127

January 13, 2019 7:22 PM 2019 election: Archbishop of Lagos tells Nigerians candidates to vote

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has advised the electorate to vote into power, in the 2019 general elections, those they could trust. Martins gave the advice at the solemn dedication ceremony of St John’s Catholic Church, Igando, Lagos. He said that voters should not engage in selling of their Permanent Voter Cards 135

January 13, 2019 5:18 PM Saraki reacts to attack on his residence

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the attack on his Agbaji Ilorin family residence by thugs. DAILY POST had reported that political thugs reportedly working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State on Sunday attacked the Agbaji Ilorin family residence of Saraki. They opened fire on residents of the area, wounding at least 11 persons 136