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2019 Election: APC national caucus to hold emergency meeting on Monday

On Monday, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Caucus will hold an emergency meeting in Abuja to discuss prevailing national issues.   The meeting is coming after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the earlier scheduled Feb. 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The APC caucus which is a statutory organ of the party, is […]

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IPMAN to sell petrol at N140 per litre from Wednesday February 20th’ –25th

IPMAN to sell petrol at N140 per litre from Wednesday February 20th’ –25th The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has said petroleum will be sold across the country from Wednesday, February 20th at N140/litre. A statement released by Chinedu Okoronkwo, IPMAN’s National President,  said the slash in price will last five days and end on the 25th […]

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Unknown gunmen Shot 4 NDLEA officials dead at checkpoint
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Unknown gunmen Shot 4 NDLEA officials dead at checkpoint

Four officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been shot dead at a check point along Ikaro/ Sabo road in Ondo state by unknown gunmen. The three gunmen who carried out the attack came on a motorcycle. The men also burnt the operations vehicle of the NDLEA officials. Reports say the NDLEA […]

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How Customs officer kills passenger over N5,000 bribe
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How Customs officer kills passenger over N5,000 bribe

Many Nigerians have condemned the alleged killing of a bus passenger by an officer of the Nigeria Customs Service over an alleged N5000 bribe. The shooting which occurred on the Benin-Shagamu expressway on Sunday has led to outrage in the social media where the video had gone viral. Meanwhile, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has […]

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Polls Postponement: PDP dares INEC, set to resume Second Phase campaigns
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Polls Postponement: PDP dares INEC, set to resume Second Phase campaigns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the administrative prohibition of the resumption of political campaigns by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) contravened the Electoral Law. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said this in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja. It would be recalled that INEC had on Saturday shifted the dates […]

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APC national caucus meets Today, ahead of rescheduled elections
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APC national caucus meets Today, ahead of rescheduled elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Caucus will on Monday, hold an emergency meeting in Abuja to discuss prevailing national issues. The meeting is coming after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the earlier scheduled Feb. 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The APC caucus which is a statutory organ of the party, is […]

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Road Crash: 8 killed, pregnant woman, boy injured in accident on Lagos/Abeokuta expressway
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Road Crash: 8 killed, pregnant woman, boy injured in accident on Lagos/Abeokuta expressway

Eight persons were confirmed dead while a pregnant woman and a child sustained injuries in an accident involving a blue Toyota Corolla Sport car around Ewekoro Area on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident in Abeokuta on Sunday. Akinbiyi explained that the accident which occurred […]

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INEC can’t ban parties from campaigning Again – Falana
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INEC can’t ban parties from campaigning Again – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, on Sunday said the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, cannot ban parties from campaigning following the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections to February 23. INEC had said that parties were not allowed to campaign afresh after the period of campaign ended last Thursday. Falana, in a statement […]

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Election Postponement: INEC meets over ban on political campaign
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Election Postponement: INEC meets over ban on political campaign

Following the opposition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll, the commission will meet today to review the restriction. INEC, according to its Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, would meet to […]

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Insurgency War: 5 Boko Haram fighters killed in Buni Yadi attack
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Insurgency War: 5 Boko Haram fighters killed in Buni Yadi attack

Five Boko Haram terrorists (BHTs) were killed as they attempted to ransack a military base at Buni Yadi, in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. According to army spokesman, Col Sagir Musa, the terrorists struck at about 06:05 hours (pm) on Saturday 16 February. Although the terrorists stormed the military base with four gun […]

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