Category: Politics

We Look forward to Working with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris

Tanimu- January 20, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly welcomes inauguration of Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris as President and Vice President of the United States of ... Read More

Gov Bello Praised Emergence of Obiozor as Ohanaeze President

Abdul Jimoh- January 14, 2021

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has praised the republican nature of Ndigbo which he said was again on display in the election of a ... Read More

President Muhammadu Buhari Congratulates Itse Sagay at 80

Suleiman Idris- December 19, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with foremost scholar, teacher, legal luminary, author, and anti-corruption crusader, Professor Itsejuwa Sagay, as he turns 80 December 20, 2020. The ... Read More

President Buhari Gives Reasons to State Governors on Re-Opening of Borders

Henry Solomon- December 8, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari, , today, Tuesday 8 December 2020 held a meeting with the Governors Forum at the State House Abuja. In the meeting with ... Read More

9th House of Reps: Revised Legislative Agenda excites international development partners

Abdul Jimoh- December 7, 2020

...Our new approach to legislation is people-centred, says Gbajabiamila Major international development organisations in Nigeria have expressed their readiness to partner the 9th House of ... Read More

INEC declares APC winner of Imo North senatorial by-election without candidate

Abdul Jimoh- December 6, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Dec. 5, Okigwe senatorial by-election. Announcing the result, the ... Read More

Senate President wants more women in NASC

Abdul Jimoh- November 20, 2020

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Friday advocated the inclusion of more women into the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC). Lawan made the ... Read More

True Federalism: I didn’t indict National Assembly—El Rufai

Abdul Jimoh- November 3, 2020

  Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna state did not indict the National Assembly for not acting upon the report of the All Progressives Congress(APC) ... Read More

Ondo polls: Heavy rainfall disrupts voting process, destroys polling booths

Abdul Jimoh- October 10, 2020

Heavy rainfall has disrupted the ongoing election process in Ijebu area of Owo Local Government of Ondo State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. ... Read More

Update; INEC Staff Rescued After Boat Capsized in Ilaje

Abdul Jimoh- October 10, 2020

INEC staff conveying electoral materials to riverine areas of Ilaje Local Government Area in the ongoing Ondo State governorship election has been rescued. Some of the ... Read More

I’m Confident of Winning the Election – Akeredolu Speaks

Abdul Jimoh- October 10, 2020

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Governorship candidate Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has expressed optimism that he would emerge victorious of Saturday’s governorship election in the state ... Read More

NewsInPhoto: INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Readiness Assessment Visit to Ondo

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2020

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu inspected non-sentitive materials on Sunday, 4 October 2020 ahead of the Ondo state gubernatorial election on ... Read More

Netflix Says it Does Not Agree with Chinese Author’s Views on Uighur Muslims

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

Netflix Inc, in a response to U.S. senators’ concerns over the company’s plans to adapt a Chinese science-fiction book trilogy, said on Saturday it did not ... Read More

Edo election: No offender will go unpunished, police warn

inno.korie- September 19, 2020

Deputy Inspector-General of Police Adeleye Oyebade in charge of Edo Governoship Evening Security Monitoring Team, has warned that nobody who violated electoral laws would go ... Read More

Edo Governorship Election: Voters Observe Social Distancing

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2020

Voters in Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s polling unit, Oredo Ward 4, Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City, were seen observing physical distancing, washing hands and wearing ... Read More

Edo Governorship Election Begins Amid Impressive Voters’ Turnout

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2020

The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Although ... Read More

Rep Commends Buhari Over Assent to 2020 Police Act

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2020

A member of House of Representatives, Rep. Yusuf Gagdi (APC-Plateau), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Nigeria Police Act (2020). Gagdi, who ... Read More

1.7m to Vote in Edo as Voters Abandon Over 400,000 Cards in INEC Office

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2020

Records at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), indicate that no fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the Sept. 19, Edo ... Read More

No Direct Involvement of INEC Staff in Conduct of Edo Governorship Polls – Okoye

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) says none of the paid staff of the commission will be directly involved in the conduct of the Edo State ... Read More

Edo 2020: PDP allegations false, baseless – INEC commissioner

Abdul Jimoh- September 11, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has denied the allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that it was working with the All Progressives Congress ... Read More