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Boko Haram executes another aide worker, Hauwa Leman, reveals what will happen to Leah

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, has executed Hauwa Leman, an aide worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). TheCable reports that the terrorists also promised to keep Leah Sharibu, one of the Dapchi schoolgirls who is currently in their custofy, as…

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Ganduje: Another clip of Kano gov collecting bribe in dollars released

Kano governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has appeared in another video clip allegedly receiving a bribe. The first video was released to the public on Sunday. The money was part of tranches received amounting to about $5million from contractors in the state. Contractors told DAILY NIGERIAN that the governor personally receives from 15 to 25 percent…

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2019: Lawal Daura pressured me to support Buhari before Ekiti election

The outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has revealed how a former Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura, allegedly asked him on two occasions to support the President Muhammadu Buhari government. He stated that Daura told him that backing Buhari would keep his party, the…

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INEC announces number of eligible voters in Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State said 6, 609,115 residents were eligible to vote in the 2019 General Elections in the state. Mr. Sam Olumekun, the Resident Electoral Commissioner disclosed this at a workshop on Lagos State Election Security Strategic Plan for 2019 Elections. The News Agency of…

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2019 presidency: Afenifere, Ohanaeze, PANDEF hints at support for Atiku

Influential southern groups, Afenifere, Ohanaeze N’digbo and the Pan Niger Delta Forum, have announced that they would support the candidate that has been most vocal about restructuring of the country. Former vice president and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar appears to have been very vocal on the need to…

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2019: Why Buhari, APC cannot rig presidential election – Arewa youths

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, has given one reason President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, cannot rig the 2019 general election. Speaking in an interview, President of the AYCF, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, said that the rigging formula of the current administration as allegedly applied in Ekiti…

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Kano PDP governorship candidate, Takai summoned over alleged murder

The Kano State Police command has summoned the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate, Mallam Sagir Takai over the alleged murder of a 70-year-old man. According to Punch, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Magaji Majiya, disclosed that investigation into the alleged case of homicide involving Takai and some of…

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2019: How I begged Obasanjo for years to reconcile with Atiku – Bishop Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, has disclosed how he convinced former President, Olusegun Obasanjo to forgive his ex-Deputy and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar. Kukah, Ahmad Gumi, a Kaduna-based Islamic cleric; and David Oyedepo, founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, among some other…

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Buhari travel ban: APC ex-spokesman Frank releases ‘authentic list’ of those affected

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has claimed that he had “authentic list” of those who have been banned from travelling abroad as a result of corruption charges preferred against them by the Buhari government. Frank said the current list of purported…

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2019 presidency: Atiku will use Peter Obi as a servant – Biafra group

Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL has stated that it would not endorse the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidates for the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi. In a statement signed and made available by the National Leader of BNYL, Princewill Chimezie Richard, they argued that former Vice…

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2019: Buhari’s Minister, Shittu drags APC to court

The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has dragged his political party, the All Progressives Congress, APC to court. The Minister took the legal action after the party disqualified him as a governorship aspirant in Oyo State. The ruling party stopped the Minister from continuing his gubernatorial race through screening after he failed…

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Buhari: What Obasanjo’s endorsement, Peter Obi’s emergence means for Atiku, PDP – Abati

Former presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, has declared that Atiku Abubakar’s selection of Peter Obi as his running mate for the 2019 election was a right choice. He also said the public endorsement by former president, Olusegun Obasanjo had put the camp of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in…

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2019: Bishop Oyedepo speaks on his presence at Obasanjo, Atiku meeting

Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, (Winners’ Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo, has insisted that he never received bribe from any politician. Oyedepo said this during his Sunday sermon titled: “Convenant day of open doors”. The fiery cleric, who was last week criticized for attending the reconciliation meeting between PDP…

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Boko Haram set to kill another female Red Cross worker

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has called for the Nigerian government’s speedy intervention to save one of the two female staff being held hostage by Boko Haram. Mr Mamadou Sow, Head of ICRC’s Operations in the Lake Chad Basin, in an SOS, said the terrorists have given a…

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Wike speaks on Atiku’s chances against Buhari in 2019

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will dethrone the Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government in 2019. He spoke at the Government House in Port Harcourt on Sunday during a Special Thanksgiving Service for the successful hosting of 2018 PDP…

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Afenifere reacts to Buhari’s travel ban on some Nigerians, reveals what president is turning country into

The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has rubbished the Executive Order 6 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Afenifere said the travel ban placed on some prominent Nigerians was the beginning of absolute dictatorship in the country. Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, had disclosed that no fewer…

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2019: Jonathan begs South-East leaders to accept Peter Obi as Atiku’s running mate

Former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has appealed to leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-East zone, to support the party’s presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in his choice of Peter Obi as his running mate. Jonathan’s appeal followed a statement issued on Saturday by leaders of the…

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Atiku: Buhari under fire for saying dollars was shared at PDP primary

President Muhammadu Buhari has come under attack from some Nigerians for claiming that dollars were shared at the PDP national convention in Port Harcourt. Buhari had while speaking on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primaries, stated that most Nigerian politicians were materialistic in nature. He was quoted as saying, “The…

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Ben Bruce reveals why Ganduje allegedly collected dollars caught on camera

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East, has reacted to the viral video of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, allegedly receiving bribe amounting to about $5million from contractors in the state. It was in the news Sunday that the sting operation to capture the governor on camera was said to have began two…

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$5m bribe: What Buhari, EFCC should immediately do to Gov. Ganduje – CACOL

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to probe the video clip that has since gone viral, showing the Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje allegedly receiving $5m (Five Million US Dollars) bribe. CACOL, in a statement in reaction to…

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