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Borno Council boss commends electorate for voting massively despite Boko Haram threats, urges similar voters turnout for next polls

Borno Council boss commends electorate for voting massively despite Boko Haram threats, urges similar voters turnout for next polls

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Caretaker Chairman of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State, Hon. Zanna Modu Gubio has commended his people and the entire electorate in he state for their resilience trooped out enmasse to cast their votes for President Muhammadu Buhari and all other candidates who contested the National Assembly elections on the platform of the ruling ... Read More »

Akpabio: Court restrains INEC from issuing certificate of returns in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District 

Akpabio: Court restrains INEC from issuing certificate of returns in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District 

Akpabio: Court restrains INEC from issuing certificate of returns in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District A Federal High Court sitting in Apo, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to stay action on the issuance of certificate of return to any candidate in respect of the election to the office of  the Senator, Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial ... Read More »

Man treks 72km to Maiduguri for Newly Elected Rep, Usman Zannah

Man treks 72km to Maiduguri for Newly Elected Rep, Usman Zannah

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI A young man, Ibrahim Adamu, commenced trekking from Benisheihk, the headquarters of Kaga Local Government Area to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital (72Km) to show his support for the victory of Rt. Hon. Usman Zannah who was elected Member House of Representatives, Kaga, Magumeri and Gubio Federal Constituency. Ibrahim, on Thursday, who was welcomed and received ... Read More »

APC Suspends Amosun, Okorocha for anti-party activities

APC Suspends Amosun, Okorocha for anti-party activities

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday suspended governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State and Rochas Okorocha of Imo State from the party. The NWC of the party further recommended the expulsion of the duo from the party for brazen anti-party activities. Both governors are supporting different candidates for the governorship election in their ... Read More »

Opinion- Atiku: An Omen Worse Than Defeat, By Azu Ishiekwene

Opinion- Atiku: An Omen Worse Than Defeat, By Azu Ishiekwene

One lesson Jonathan taught Nigeria is that you don’t have to win to be victorious. And it was just like yesterday when one unexpected phone call from him to Buhari put the critics, the deniers and the stalemate army out of business… Atiku missed that chance. And it could prove worse than his defeat.” As the final results of last ... Read More »

I will take tough measures in the next 4 years, says Buhari

I will take tough measures in the next 4 years, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will take tough measures during the new four-year mandate given to his administration by Nigerians as he pursues his campaign promises of securing the country, transforming the economy and the fight against corruption. The president stated this at a special meeting with his cabinet ministers, who were in the State House, Abuja, on Friday ... Read More »

US congratulates Buhari, commends Nigerians

US congratulates Buhari, commends Nigerians

The United States has congratulated Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as president and commended Nigerians on the successful conduct of the presidential election. U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, in a statement, noted the assessments of international and domestic observer missions affirming the overall credibility of the election. Pompeo said the United States’ assessment was “in spite of localised violence ... Read More »

Tambuwal calls for US intervention in gubernatorial election

Tambuwal calls for US intervention in gubernatorial election

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appealed to United States Government to intervene in the prevention of alleged harassment of electorate in Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections. Tambuwal made the appeal on Thursday when he received the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, in Sokoto. He told Symington that the just-concluded Presidential and National Assembly Elections witnessed ... Read More »