CDD’s Election Analysis Centre urges INEC to fix voting challenges before Elections

Ahead of the presidential and parliamentary elections on Saturday, the Election Analysis Centre (EAC) of the Centre of Democracy and Development (CDD) today implored the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address any pending logistical issues so that voting would happen without further delays. The EAC who raised concerns about political violence, insecurity, disinformation, missing…

Just In: FG declares Friday as work-free day

The Federal Government has declared Friday 22nd February 2019 as Work-Free Day to enable Nigerians to prepare for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections on Saturday 23rd February 2019. However, the Work-Free Day excludes workers providing essential services such as Banks, Hospitals, Airlines and Security Services amongst others. The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. (Rtd)…

Just In: PDP Bursts APC Plan to Rig 2019 Election with Damning Evidence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Friday night, stated that the Managing Director of Activate Technologies Limited, Mohammed Sani Musa, whose company supplied the machines used in printing the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Niger East Senatorial district for Saturday’s poll. In a…

Investors See More Gains for Nigeria Economy If Atiku Wins Election

AllianceBernstein sees rally if Abubakar beats Buhari in voteNigerian equities have underperformed emerging peers in 2019 The recent rally in Nigerian assets may pick up steam if there’s a change in government after this weekend’s presidential election, according to money managers and banks including AllianceBernstein LP and Citigroup Inc. The main equity index in Africa’s…

Northern Youths Reject APC Free Transport To Travel To Their Home States To Vote For Buhari

Northern Youths resident in Abuja and other States other than their states of origin have rejected APC transport arrangement that would take them to their different states to vote for the party, LeadingReporters can authoritatively reveal. Some of the youths who reside in Abuja and who spoke to our reporter revealed that they vehemently refused…

Adams Oshiomhole’s Special Assistant Docked For Attempted Murder And Gang-Raping A Girl

Lucky Igbinovia, a Special Assistant to Oshiomhole on Community Security and a top APC member in Edo State has been docked for allegedly engaging in voodoo and gang-raping a girl after which they inserted pepper inside her private part. Igbinovia as Adam’s Oshiomhole’s Special Assistant on Community Security when the later was the Governor of…

APC Accuses USA Of Making Dangerous Speculations About Saturday Presidential Election

Mixed reactions have continued to trail the ruling party, APC over what many described as a desperate move to silence every voice that warns the ruling party against manipulation in the coming Presidential Election billed for this Saturday. Many Nigerian wondered why APC who saw America as a dependable ally in 2014 and 2015 would…

Has President Muhammadu Buhari honoured his promises?

Four years ago, hundreds of thousands of people had thronged the streets of Nigeria to celebrate Muhammadu Buhari‘s historic win in the presidential election in 2015, hoping the country’s problems would end soon. The former army general had defeated rival Goodluck Jonathan by more than two million votes on the strength of his grassroots appeal and his military…