JAMB postpones 2019 exam date

JAMB to postpones 2019 exam date

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is considering a postponement of this year’s entrance examination into higher institutions. The board also announced a postponement of the mock examination earlier scheduled for February... Read more »

Another presidential candidate withdraws from race

The presidential candidate of the National Interest Party (NIP), Eunice Atuejide, has dropped out of the 2019 presidential race to support the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. In... Read more »
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Police arraigns Adeleke’s private guard for possession of dangerous weapons

One Olawale Fadipe was, on Tuesday, arraigned before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for possession of dangerous weapons. Fadipe was alleged to be a private security guard to the lawmaker representing Osun... Read more »
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Buhari, his allies responsible for election postponement – US Congressman

Christopher Henry Smith, an American politician currently serving in his 20th term as the US Representative for New Jersey’s 4th congressional district, has blamed “President Muhammadu Buhari and those close to him”... Read more »

EFCC arrests Atiku’s lawyer Uyi Giwa-Osagie

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Uyi Giwa Osagie, the lawyer and treasurer of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, for alleged money laundering. Osagie was arrested on Monday following... Read more »
Buhari meets with governors

Buhari in security meeting with security chiefs, governors

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is holding a security meeting with state governors and security chiefs. According to the presidency, Buhari is meeting with the governors of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, Kaduna State,... Read more »

Snatch ballot boxes and lose your life — Buhari threatens

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned potential troublemakers to stay away from ballot boxes on February 23. At an emergency caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Monday morning,... Read more »

APC chairman calls for reshuffling of INEC

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has reportedly called for the reshuffling of some of the senior officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Premium Times reports that... Read more »

Petrol marketers reduces fuel price over elections postponement

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has directed its members nationwide to reduce petroleum pump price N140 as against N145 per litre. Chinedu Okworonkwo, national president of the association, made... Read more »

What INEC must do ahead of rescheduled elections – APC

Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Directorate of Election Planning and Monitoring, has demanded more transparency from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The party urged the commission to be open in... Read more »

Eight killed 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. Babatunde Akinbiyi,... Read more »

How a Customs officer killed man in Ogun

Nigeria Customs Service Sunday said that its officer during a “skirmishes and struggle” with a bus passenger shot a man dead along the Sagamu Interchange, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. Joseph Attah, the... Read more »

Just In: National Assembly postpones resumption

The National Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption scheduled for Tuesday, February 19 to Tuesday, February 26. The Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, made this known in a... Read more »

Breaking: APC Chairman shot dead by gunmen

Boniface Okoloho, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ohimini local government area of Benue state, has been killed by unknown gunmen. He was said to have been ambushed and shot... Read more »

Three conspiracy theories to the postponed general elections

Millions of Nigerians went to bed on Friday evening hoping to wake up on Saturday to cast their votes. By the time they woke up on Saturday, a familiar story had played... Read more »