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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 95

January 12, 2019 2:20 PM APC website hacked, party spokesman gives directive

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday said its official website,, had been hacked with unauthorised content posted on its pages. Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, who disclosed this in a statement, said he had directed for the site to be taken down. “Our attention has just been drawn to the fact that the APC’s 100

January 11, 2019 1:17 PM APC rally: Sego, NURTW chieftain accused of stabbing MC Oluomo breaks silence

Mustapha Adekunle aka Sego, the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) official, who allegedly stabbed the state Treasurer of the Union Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo), has opened up. Speaking to The Nation, Sego challenged the police to release the video evidence for the world to see. Sego said: “Whoever has any videotape of Sego unleashing 100

January 10, 2019 1:13 PM Mikel Obi longs for Super Eagles’ return

Former Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi has said that he “can’t wait” to return to Super Eagles. Mikel has not played for Nigeria since their last group game against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles captain excused himself from international duty including four 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying matches 129

January 9, 2019 4:21 PM Boko Haram: Over 30,000 return to IDP camps in Maiduguri following fresh threat

Reports from across nine camps for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital says that 8,630 households translating into 30,041 individuals have arrived the state capital and registered in camps as of January 7, 2019. The people who fled their individual homes in Baga, Monguno and Mairari have been registered in Gubio 103

January 8, 2019 7:31 PM Tension as MC Oluomo is stabbed during APC rally in Lagos

There is tension in some parts of Lagos State, after Musiliu Akinsanya, an official of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), popularly known as MC Oluomo, was stabbed in the neck during a rally organized on Tuesday, for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Among those that were hit by the bullet 90

January 8, 2019 4:02 PM Transfer: Barcelona sign Juventus, Liverpool target

Barcelona have announced the signing of Juventus and Liverpool target, Jean-Claire Todibo from French side, Toulouse. Todibo, who replaced Issa Diop at Toulouse, has impressed for the Ligue 1 side so far this term. The defender has made ten appearances and scored a goal for Toulouse in this campaign. Barcelona took to their official Twitter page, @FCBarcelona 73

January 7, 2019 4:51 PM 2019 election: PDP is dead – Tambuwal, Wamakko declare

A former Governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko and the Zonal Coordinator of the All Progressives Congress, APC, campaign, Alhaji Umaru Nangwari Tambuwal, have declared the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, dead in the state. The duo said they were already doing a final burial of the PDP in Sokoto State. Wamakko and Tambuwal spoke in Denge 136

January 7, 2019 1:08 PM 2019 elections: INEC officially announces number of registered voters; hands register to political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has officially disclosed the number of registered voters to participate in the 2019 general elections. The electoral body said eighty-four million, four thousand and eighty four Nigerians would be casting their votes in the forthcoming elections. INEC, on its Twitter handle on Monday afternoon, also said it has handed 87

January 4, 2019 10:13 AM INEC: Amina Zakari is sister to Jubril of Sudan – Keyamo mocks

The spokesperson of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo SAN, has reacted to the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s supposed niece, Amina Zakari as head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation centre for the general election. Her appointment has since stirred reactions from Nigerians and the opposition party 59