Economist Endorsement of Atiku Confirms Lai Mohammed As APC’s Priest of Lies- Atiku Campaign Org

The Atiku Campaign Presidential Organisation says the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the Economist Magazine has rendered as lies, “ridiculous claims” made by Lai Mohammed, minister of information. The campaign organisation said this in response to a recent endorsement of Atiku Abubakar by the magazine. When the research…

Why I Cannot Submit My Academic Credentials-Buhari

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has refused to submit his academic credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the forthcoming 2019 general election. A list of presidential candidates released by INEC on Thursday identified 70 out of 91 political parties fielding candidates for presidential elections in 2019 including Buhari who failed to attach…

2019 Presidential Election: U.K Based Magazine Says Atiku Will Defeat Buhari

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research unit of The Economist Magazine, says Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The London-based magazine made the prediction in its latest country report on Nigeria, which was obtained by THISDAY. This is coming less than two months after…

Go To Court If In Doubt Of Buhari’s Certificate, INEC Tells Nigerians

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, has said those in doubt of credentials submitted by candidates seeking elections in 2019 can seek legal actions. Speaking specifically about the personal particulars provided by the candidates, Yakubu said anyone suspecting false claims has the right to file legal action against such candidate….

Peter Obi: Corruption Kills Hard Work, Professionalism

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, has said the fight against corruption should go beyond “shouting about it”. Obi, who affirmed that corruption “kills entrepreneurship, professionalism and hard work”, highlighted some of his achievements when he was Governor of Anambra State. He stated this in an interview with NAN…

Osun guber and the days ahead

By Abiodun KOMOLAFE   Again, Osun governorship election has come and gone with its attendant bliss and despair. A winner has emerged while losers have either cheered themselves with courage or looked in the direction of enriching Nigeria’s jurisprudence. While one may wish to laugh at the contenders, even yell at the pretenders over the…

AFFORDABLE AIR TRAVEL, KEY TO OUR DEVELOPMENT PLAN – BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Port Harcourt, River State, said the Federal Government’s removal of Value Added Tax (VAT) from domestic air travels will reduce air fares, enable speedy movement of more people and spur business activities that will stimulate the economy. Speaking at the commissioning of the new terminal of Port Harcourt International Airport…

UNN still respects federal character, human rights – Vice-Chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba, yesterday, reaffirmed the commitment of his administration in upholding  the federal character, and the fundamental human rights in all its endeavours. He said the institution is working assiduously to restore the dignity of man by giving everybody a level playing ground to…

Ekiti Tribunal: Witness Disowns Exhibit, Others Reveal Deliberate Voiding of PDP Votes

By Alexandra Oladipo A  witness to the petitioners at  the Ekiti  Election Tribunal, sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday disowned an exhibit tendered and urged the tribunal not to use it. But others submitted that ballots cast in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) we’re deliberately cancelled at some polling units. The petitioners, the Peoples…

You Cannot Claim Credit For Port Harcourt Airport, PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) parodies President Muhammadu Buhari for trying to claim credit for the Port Harcourt Airport Terminal, even when it is public knowledge that the project was conceptualized, articulated and financed by the PDP administration. The PDP said President Buhari’s theatrical commissioning of the terminal built by the PDP administration is another…