Category: The News Blog

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Bernard DayoFebruary 27, 2019

The Big 5: INEC declares Buhari winner of 2019 presidential election; Nigerian army arrests dozens for electoral offences | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: INEC declares Buhari as winner of presidential elections The Independent National ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 27, 2019

#NigeriaDecides2019: Buhari seals stunning win; defeats Atiku Abubakar to secure 2nd term

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Nigeria’s ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 26, 2019

The Late 5: Ngige threatens to sue over Buhari’s defeat in Anambra; Fresh violence reported in Kajuru, Kaduna | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Fresh violence reported in Kajuru, Kaduna According to Premium Times, fresh violence ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 26, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: Akpabio loses 2nd term Senate bid to PDP

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced Christopher Stephen Ekpenyong, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2019

Oyo Governor, Ajimobi loses Senate bid to PDP; APC’s Folarin, Buhari wins 2 other seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the results of the 3 Senatorial elections held across Oyo on Saturday, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2019

PDP rejects Presidential election results, alleges manipulation of figures by APC and INEC

The opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the results of Saturday’s Presidential election held nationwide, alleging that officials of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: Kogi falls to APC as Buhari clinches victory

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of Saturday’s Presidential election in Kogi, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: Atiku Abubakar floors Buhari in FCT

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, as the winner ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: Atiku clinches victory over Buhari in Ondo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar winner of Saturday’s ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: Atiku loses Nasarawa to Buhari by 6,000 votes

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: APC’s Muhammadu Buhari floors Atiku in Yobe

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari has defeated his closest rival in Saturday’s Presidential election held in Yobe, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: Saraki loses return bid to Senate, APC clears all 3 seats in Kwara

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has lost his return bid to the Senate, as he lost Saturday’s election for Kwara Central Senatorial District ...

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Miracle OdenigboFebruary 25, 2019

CTA Decries the Performance of Security Agencies During Nigeria Election

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy has decried the conduct of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections on ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 25, 2019

The Big 5: Atiku wins nine out 10 declared LGAs in Oyo; Dino Melaye wins Kogi West senatorial seat | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: Atiku wins nine out 10 declared LGAs in Oyo Atiku ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: With a slim margin, Osun falls to Buhari

Following the official declaration of results in Saturday’s presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission., President Muhammadu Buhari has secured ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 24, 2019

INEC adjourns final collation of Presidential election results, confirms death of staff in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced an adjournment of the final collation of the Presidential Election results to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 24, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: INEC releases official results, Buhari defeats Atiku in Ekiti

Following the official declaration of results in Saturday’s presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission., President Muhammadu Buhari has won ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 24, 2019

Entertainment roundup: Chris Hemsworth cast to play Hulk Hogan in biopic; Lady Gaga splits from fiance Christian Carino | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 23, 2019

INEC reacts to reports of violence in parts of Rivers, Lagos Anambra

Following reports of disruption of voting as a result of violence in parts of Rivers, the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 23, 2019

Activist Deji Adeyanju granted bail, Buhari says ballot box snatchers will pay with their lives and other stories that made the headline this week

Here are the ten big stories that made the headline this week Akwa Ibom state government launches Ibom Air The ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 22, 2019

The Late 5: Ballot box snatchers will be arrested, prosecuted – IG; Death toll caused by Lassa fever in Nigeria reaches 75 | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: INEC complies with court order clearing APC Zamfara elections The Independent National ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 22, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: Use your PVC to define the future of our nation | Full text of President Buhari’s national broadcast

Ahead of the commencement of the rescheduled general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed the nation in a widely televised ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 22, 2019

The Big 5: Five feared dead as APC, PDP supporters clash in Kano; Gunmen attack Osinbajo’s convoy in Ilorin | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Court of appeal clears Zamfara APC candidates for elections The Court ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 21, 2019

The Late 5: Deportation of 723 Nigerians from Ghana disturbing – Presidency; Police arrest four over killing over Kwara APC members | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: 72.7m PVCs collected – INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission says 72, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 21, 2019

BREAKING: INEC pegs total PVC collected for 2019 elections at 72.8 million

The Independent National Electoral Commission has on Thursday revealed that a total of 72,775,502 million Nigerians have collected Permanent Voter Cards ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 21, 2019

Saturday’s polls are about your future, come out and vote – Atiku appeals to Nigerians

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has said that Saturday’s rescheduled Presidential/National Assembly elections are about the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 21, 2019

Osinbajo speaks on reports of his alleged resignation from Buhari’s government

Following news making the rounds over his purported plan to resign from the Muhammadu Buhari-led government over his alleged exclusion from ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 20, 2019

The Late 5: NIP candidate Eunice Atuejide withdraws from race, supports Atiku; N30,500 to be paid to ad-hoc staff corps members – INEC | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Akwa Ibom state government launches Ibom Air The Akwa Ibom state government ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 20, 2019

Elections will hold in Borno, materials for Saturday polls already in States – Prof. Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the ballot papers, result sheets and other elections materials needed for the Presidential and National ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 20, 2019

The Big 5: Shettima dares Boko Haram after recent attack on convoy; Military has no role to play in the conduct of elections – Atiku | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Shettima dares Boko Haram after attack on convoy Governor Kashim Shettima ...

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