Tag: 2015 elections

Buhari Hails Nigerian Youth, Says They Won 2015 Elections For APC

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the Nigerian youth for their tenacity and hard-work at all times despite the challenging times they faced. The president spoke via an address he personally singed in commemoration of the 2016 International Youth Day marked Friday. He recalled that the youth played active role in[Read More…]

Army Retires Senior Officers on Service Exigencies Over 2015 Elections

The Nigerian Army wishes to inform the general public that quite a number of senior officers of the Nigerian Army were retired from service yesterday. Statement reads below… Those retired were mainly some Major Generals, Brigadier Generals, Colonels, Lieutenant Colonels and a Major. Their retirement was based on Service exigencies.[Read More…]

Jonathan Should Be Appreciated For Sacrificing His Personal Ambition, To Keep Nigeria One – Maku

Former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, has called on Nigerians to show appreciation to former President Goodluck Jonathan for sacrificing his ambition for the unity of Nigeria against the prediction that Nigeria would break up in 2015. Maku made the call at his country home in Nasarawa Eggon less than[Read More…]

Conflict Of Interest: Civil Group Petitions INEC For Using Same Lawyers Defending Political Parties In Election Petitions

A coalition, Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), calling for the debriefing and removal of one its lawyers’, Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu SAN, for gross misrepresentation of the commission. In a petition signed by the coalition’s chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju, the group stated that[Read More…]

Jonathan Handed Over Power To Buhari To Save The Lives Of Many Nigerians Says Former Minister

A former Minister of National Planning, Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman, on Sunday said ex-President Goodluck Jonathan handed over to President Muhammadu Buhari to save the lives of many Nigerians. He also said Jonathan had sufficient evidence to remove the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega,[Read More…]

APC Plotting To Plunge Nigeria Into Anarchy By Doctoring Electoral Tribunals’, PDP Alleges

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP alleged yesterday that the governing party, the All Progressives Congress, APC was planning to plunge the country into anarchy with its planned moves to arm-twist the various election tribunals to subvert the will of the people and upturn democratically elected governments in some[Read More…]

“Northerners Were Charged To Vote Against An Infidel” Yankassai Explains The Propaganda That Worked Against Jonathan In The North

Frontline nationalist, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai is not exactly comfortable with the dynamics of the just con­cluded general elections. The elder statesman, in his characteristic bluntness, laments on the role of religion and ethnicity in the defeat of President Goodluck Jona­than. He is deeply worried that the fallout of the 2015[Read More…]

PDP State House Of Assembly Aspirant In Kogi Loses Relative To Youth Clash

by Abang Veronica Reports reaching NewsWireNGR has it that one person has been feared dead  as youths of the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress clashed at  Anyigba  Okura constituency of Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State. The clash occurred during the supplementary election  in some wards[Read More…]

‘Jonathan Lost His Re-election Bid By Working With The Wrong People’ – Kwankwaso

Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday said President Goodluck Jonathan lost his bid to remain in Aso Rock because his appointees were “wrong people”. According to him, Jonathan blew his opportunities by not playing national politics, the smart way. His words: “He didn’t know who is who in[Read More…]

Simon Kolawole: A Time To Kill Or A Time to Heal?

By Simon Kolawole Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar. Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe. Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III. Cardinal John Onaiyekan. Alhaji Aliko Dangote. Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi. Mr. Sam Amuka-Pemu. Mrs Priscilla Kuye. What do they have in common? Age? Far from it. Politics? Not quite. Cash? No. These were some of the eminent Nigerians[Read More…]