Anambra CP Orders Arrest Of Armed Policemen At Polling Units


Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Sam Okaula, has urged the Police officers in the state to be true ambassadors of what the Police represent through their conduct during the election. This is coming as a last minute instructions to his men in the rank of Divisional Police Officers (DPO), who

Presidency orders AIG Ogunsakin out of Rivers, accuses him of being anti-PDP


The Nigeria Police had on Thursday deployed senior police officers to oversee governorship and state assembly elections in states considered as the likely flash-points. The post Presidency orders AIG Ogunsakin out of Rivers, accuses him of being anti-PDP appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Nigeria’s State Election Underway, Stiff Contest Expected In Lagos, Other States

Accreditation in the governorship election in 29 of the 36 states of Nigeria commenced at most polling centres across the country at about 8am, with voting also expected to commence almost immediately after as scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The election comes two weeks after the presidential and

Document reveals how PDP plans to rig Kaduna governorship poll


In a brazen plot, the party said distribution of election materials be delayed, while officials attempt to divide “the minds of the electorate” in opposition stronghold. The post Document reveals how PDP plans to rig Kaduna governorship poll appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Oshoala Scores Brace As Super Falcons Fly 8 Past Mali


The Super Falcons qualified for the 2015 All African Games after an 8-o rout of Mali in the qualifiers. The Falcons improved greatly from their 1-1 draw in the first leg in Bamako, with two goals each from Liverpool’s Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie, and Francesca Ordega while Evelyn Nwabuoku and substitute

Lagos Elections: Lai Mohammed Accuses Jonathan Of Plot To Rig


On the eve of elections, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has made very strong allegations of rigging against the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The Spokesperson of the APC, Lai Mohammed, alleged that the reason why the President was in Lagos on Thursday was to put finishing touches to the rigging

Nigerian Army Recapture More Towns, Assures On Security


The Nigerian troops supported by the Air Force, fighting the Boko Haram insurgents, have recaptured the towns of Bita, Izge, Yamteke and Uba in Askira and Damboa Local Government Areas of Borno State. A press statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Usman Kukasheka, said that this was

Comedian Lolo Sets Eyes On Nollywood


Comedian Lolo has set her sights on Nigeria’s growing music and movie industries as part of her plans to exhaust her talents and “die empty”. The comedian, who is gearing up for the fourth edition of her annual comedy show, ‘Oga Madam Live On Stage’ billed for November 1, 2015,

U.S. And Cuba Hold Historic Meeting

The U.S. and Cuban foreign ministers sat down for talks on Thursday night in the highest-level meeting between the two sides since the early days of the Cuban revolution more than half a century ago.

Licenced Infrastructure Companies will Connect over 60 cities to Broadband in Nigeria

Lagos and about 60 cities in the North Central region of Nigeria will be receiving improved broadband services in the planned project by the licensed Infrastructure companies (InfraCos) Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria will be handled by MainOne Cable while IHS has been licensed by the Nigerian Communications Commission

War Against Boko Haram Not Yet Over – Airforce

The Nigerian Air Force says the war against the Boko Haram terrorist group in the north-east is not over yet, pledging its commitment to sustaining counter-terrorism operations in the region.

Mob Pummel INEC Driver For ‘Diverting’ Election Materials

A driver with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Delta State got mobbed on Thursday for trying to allegedly divert election materials. The angry mob descended on the driver and gave him a savage beating in Asaba for allegedly diverting from the route taken by other drivers.