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Why I’m absent at Buhari’s campaigns –Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has explained why he has not been attending the campaigns of the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Gen.Muhammadu Buhari. Atiku, in an interview with BBC Hausa, in the early hours of Friday, said he had not been invited to the APC presidential campaign rallies. He said he would not attend the campaign if not invited. ... Read More »

Experts warn against Jonathan’s Boko Haram ‘victory’ claims

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said the military hopes to recapture towns seized by Boko Haram within a month, in what would be a swift victory after six years of bloody conflict. But experts warned against any premature declaration of victory, with the militants still proving capable of carrying out deadly hit-and-run strikes and indications of coalition lapses. Jonathan, ... Read More »

“I Will Surely Win” – President Jonathan Tells BBC

In very clear and unequivocal terms, President Goodluck Jonathan says he will “surely” win the 2015 presidential election which will hold on March 28. Speaking in an interview with the BBC, Jonathan said categorically: “I’ll surely win.” He also spoke on the Boko Haram insurgents, admitting for the first time that they were initially underrated by the government. But now ... Read More »

I am not desperate to serve – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said although he was ready and willing to continue to serve as the President of the country, he was not desperate to continue in office. He said, that was the reason he had remained unruffled despite the various things that had been said or written about him. Jonathan spoke at the public launch of a ... Read More »

Only INEC Official can monitor election– Jega

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, says only INEC has the power to monitor elections. He said an election monitor is part of the administration of the election while an observer has no oversight function. He, therefore, warned observers to understand electoral laws properly before going to the field. An election monitor exercises some level ... Read More »

No waiting at the polling booths after voting – IG

The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, on Thursday   warned voters to go back to their homes after casting their votes on election days.   He said that each polling unit would have at least two or three policemen to protect the votes   cast by the electorate. The IG said, ‘‘Two to three police officers will be attached to each polling ... Read More »

APC plans to announce fake presidential election result – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation alleged on Friday that the All Progressives Congress was planning to announce fake presidential election results after the poll next week, on Radio Chanji. The Director of Media and Publicity of the campaign organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, who made the allegation at a news conference in Abuja, also insisted that available facts before ... Read More »

A Corrupt Government Is Worse Than Armed Robbery- Muhammadu Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Muhammadu Buhari said that a corrupt government is worse than armed robbery. The people’s general also spoke on the security challenges currently facing Nigeria as a country. Buhari said a bad and corrupt government is a much danger to national security as armed robbers, kidnappers and terrorists. Muhammadu Buhari made this statement on ... Read More »

2015 Elections: US Supports The Use Of Card Reader

The United States government said they are in support of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to make use of card readers in March 28 and April 11 elections. This statement was issued on Thursday, March 19, 2015, by the US Embassy in Nigeria. However, the Minister of Police Affairs, Mr Jelili Adesiyan, yesterday, March 19, 2015, in Osogbo during a ... Read More »

Don’t Be Scared Of Jail- Buhari’s Wife Tells Patience Jonathan

Wife of All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Haija Aishat Buhari said Patience Jonathan should not be scared of jail. Aishat made this statement on Thursday in Edo state where she interacted with Women in the state. Aishat replied the first lady, PEJ who has been campaigning that Muhammadu Buhari will jail his political opponents if elected as President on ... Read More »