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Hoodlums Set Ningi Local Government Council secretariat On Fire

Hoodlums Set Ningi Local Government Council secretariat On Fire

Hoodlums believed to be political thugs loyal to a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have burnt down the secretariat of Ningi local government council of Bauchi State.   It was gathered the political thugs stormed the secretariat at about 6pm on Saturday and set it on fire following the ward congresses of the […]

Sierra Leone Poll Looks Set For 2nd Round With Half Results In

Sierra Leone Poll Looks Set For 2nd Round With Half Results In

Sierra Leone’s presidential election results were too close to call after half the votes had been counted on Saturday, with the two front runners neck-and-neck, making a second round likely. Ex-foreign minister Samura Kamara of the ruling All People’s Congress and rival Julius Maada Bio, a former junta leader and candidate of the Sierra Leone […]

Two Killed, Five Injured As Hoodlums Attack APC Secretariat

Two Killed, Five Injured As Hoodlums Attack APC Secretariat

Two persons were on Friday confirmed dead and five others injured following an attack on the secretariat of the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress. The secretariat, which is located on the Yenagoa-Mbiama Road, Yenezue-Gene area of Yenagoa, was reportedly attacked at about 11am by suspected armed thugs. The assailants were allegedly hired […]

Violence Erupts At APC Primary Election In Lagos, Ex-senator Manhandled

Violence Erupts At APC Primary Election In Lagos, Ex-senator Manhandled

Violence erupted midway into the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to elect chairmanship candidates for the July 22 council polls in Lagos State at the weekend, ending the event abruptly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that some aggrieved party supporters engaged one another in a free-for-all midway into the election, […]

APC Clears Ogun LG Election

APC Clears Ogun LG Election

The Ogun State Independent National Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) yesterday declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 57 local government and local council development areas chairmanship seats in the state. While announcing the result  on behalf of the commission, a commissioner, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, said the APC also won 346 councillorship seats out […]

Jonathan Shocked Me By Conceding Easily, Says Buhari

Jonathan Shocked Me By Conceding Easily, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said he never expected that former President Goodluck Jonathan would concede defeat so easily after the March 2015 presidential election. He said it was unbelievable that Jonathan, who had spent 16 years in public offices ranging from deputy governor and state governor to being vice-president and president, could throw in […]

Buhari Tells Nigerian: I Am Having Sleepless Night Over How To Make Nigeria Better

Buhari Tells Nigerian: I Am Having Sleepless Night Over How To Make Nigeria Better

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he is having spending sleepless nights over how to make the country better, just has he commenced moves to address food scarcity and increase in food prices currently being witnessed across the country. He has therefore ordered that 10,000 tonnes of grains should be released from the national strategic […]

It’s time to put Nigeria first

This commentary is inspired by Olusegun Adeniyi’s “Of wailers, counterwailers and Buharideens” (ThisDay, March 31). In that piece, the ace journalist and public affairs commentator successfully defines the tri-polarities governing public responses to the Muhammadu Buhari administration.  The take-away is that the biggest challenge that Nigeria faces at the moment is political partisanship, which has […]

One Year Ago, Buhari Promised to Change Nigeria

One Year Ago, Buhari Promised to Change Nigeria

When Nigerians rouse from sleep on April 1, they will again head for filling stations to join the now de rigueur queues for Premium Motor Spirit. This is no big news; queueing for hours at petrol stations has been the most recurring item on the itinerary of Nigerians not only for the past month, but […]