Buhari plans another pre-election broadcast

Mr Buhari made a similar broadcast last Friday in anticipation of the postponed elections, but was criticised after he used the speech to solicit votes. The post appeared first on .

Polls: Security agencies identify six flash points in Anambra

The security agencies say adequate security arrangements have been made to ensure that the elections are peaceful. The post appeared first on .

Court of Appeal clears Zamfara APC candidates for 2019 elections

The appeal court describes the ruling of the high court on the matter as an "aberration". The post appeared first on .

Court orders Jay Jay Okocha’s arrest

The former Super Eagles captain is facing a three-count charge instituted by the Lagos State Ministry of Justice. The post appeared first on .

INEC begins distribution of sensitive materials to local government areas

Officials say all election materials have arrived in the states. The post appeared first on .

Military should stay off Nigeria’s elections — Former SSS Director

He says the primary assignment of the military is to protect the territorial integrity of the nation. The post appeared first on .

Abuja still in Christmas mood

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is still basking in the Christmas mood as edifice and decorations symbolic of the season of Christmas can be seen at strategic points in the city. A giant Christmas tree

February 23 poll: Lets troop out and give Buhari Jonathan’s treatment,...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former vice president  Atiku Abubakar, has urged the electorates to come out en mass and use their permanent voter card (PVC) to remove President Muhammadu Buhari

Onazi Set For Early Return From Injury-Induced Layoff

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi will begin ‘walking exercise’ in a forthnight has gathered. Onazi, 26 ruptured his Achilles tendon while in action for Trabzonspor in a Turkish League game against Rizespor in December 2018 and has since undergone surgery. “He (Onazi) is getting on well and in two to three weeks, he will […] The post appeared first on .

Ighalo To Make Shenhua Debut March 1st

Shanghai Greenland Shenhua new signing, Odion Ighalo is set to make his official debut for his new club in a Chinese Super League game against Shanghai SIPG on Friday, March 1st, reports. And that is when the 2019 season formally kicks off with Ighalo admitting it promises to be a tough match, considering that […] The post appeared first on .

The Verdict Of The Triple Crown

Right on the outskirts of New York City is the most awaited last leg of the entire Triple Crown series–Belmont Stakes. Nicknamed as the Run for the Carnations, this third leg is the ultimate challenge of a champion for them to bag the winning title of the Triple Crown in a mile-and-a-half dirt track race. […] The post appeared first on .

I can’t remember my earnings as Chief of Army Staff, Bamaiyi...

Lt. -Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (rtd) told an Ikeja High Court that he cannot recall how much he earned as salary as former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff(COAS).

Security : Umahi alleges plot by thugs to bomb INEC LGA...

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi state Thursday alleged that some thugs were planning to bomb the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in the thirteen local government areas headquarters in the state.

5 killed, several seized in Boko Haram attacks in Chad

Boko Haram jihadists killed five people, wounded five others, and kidnapped nine -- including six women -- in attacks on two villages in western Chad, an official source told AFP Thursday.

Buhari’s death threat matters

These are the times that try men's souls” was Thomas Paine’s magnum opus in the winter of 1776.

Van Zyl to quit Stade Francais to run family farm

A "sad" Piet van Zyl announced Thursday he will quit Stade Francais at the end of the season to return home to South Africa to run the family farm.

Nigerian comic candidate woos youth vote with Pidgin politics

A Nigerian comic is making an unlikely bid for election to parliament, combining a strong social media presence with a campaign almost entirely in Pidgin to win young followers.

I want to reassure you that elections will hold on Saturday...

Nigeria's rescheduled presidential and parliamentary elections will take place this weekend, the electoral commission said on Thursday, adding there would be not be a second delay.

PSG announce new shirt sponsorship deal with Accor

Paris Saint-Germain are hoping a new shirt sponsorship deal with the French multinational Accor will help them as the Qatar-owned club battle to meet UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules.

INEC failed Nigeria and Nigerians

Prof Mahmood Yakubu should not resign nor be removed. He has to deliver free, fair and credible elections to Nigerians as his way of compensating us for the disappointment and pain caused. The support he has received from his colleagues in the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) should provide a much needed confidence boost in the days ahead. When the dust is settled, it is of utmost urgency that we stop playing games with electoral reform if we do not want a repeat of this in 2023.