Balarabe Musa Urges Buhari To Form Government Of National Unity

The former Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, has urged the president-elect,General Muhammadu Buhari, to be magnanimous in victory and consider forming a government of national unity that will involve all parties for national integration and development. In an interview with Channels Television, Mr Musa noted that, instead of the

Buhari: It’s A New Dawn- Oshiomhole


The Edo State Governor has congratulated the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 general elections, General Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory and emergence as President-elect, saying the victory represents a new dawn in the nation’s polity. Governor Adams Oshiomhole shared his thoughts in a statement

Nigerians’ Commendable Resilience


For the first time since 1999 when Nigeria, the most populous black country in the world, began its current democratic journey, its citizens, last Saturday braced all odds to exercise their franchise in an election which is globally seen as one of the most keenly contested in the nation’s history.

David Mark Expresses Worry Over Card Reader Performance

The Senate President, David Mark has expressed worry over the performance of the card readers which failed to capture bio-data of voter card holders after several attempts. Senator Mark’s concern followed several attempts to be accredited at his polling station in Otukpo, Benue State, a situation said to have affected

Between Jega And Police IG


As Nigerians prepare to perform their civic duty by casting their ballot for their preferred presidential and National Assembly candidates on 28 March, and candidates for the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections on 11 April, the conflicting orders from Professor Attahiru Jega , the Chairman of the Independent

BBOG Campaigners Seek Chibok Girls’ Release, Rehabilitation By March 2016

As Nigeria joins the world to celebrate Mother’s Day, the ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Campaigners (BBOGC) have asked the Federal Government to ensure that the abducted Chibok girls are rescued and rehabilitated before March 2016. As they continue their daily sit-out in Abuja, the nation’s capital, convener of the group,

Isis-Boko Haram Coalition Frightens Nigerians As Thousands Flee To Cameroon

More than 200 vehicles with troops from Chad and Niger arrived Nigeria on Monday as regional efforts to fight Boko Haram and rumours of the Nigerian Islamist militants pledging allegiance to Islamic State (IS) which controls swathes of Syria and Iraq, intensifies. Deutsche Welle report.

Why Nigerians Must Reject The Second Coming Of Buhari


WHEN Muhammadu Buhari overthrew a democratically-elected government in a coup d”etat in 1983, Sani Abacha declared in his infamous radio broadcast: “(Our) health services are in shambles as our hospitals are reduced to mere consulting clinics without drugs, water and equipment.” However, Buhari did not address the shambolic Nigerian health

Sambo Using Religion to Divide Nigerians —APC


The All Progressives Congress has accused Vice-President Namadi Sambo and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, of using religion to divide Nigerians. The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, said Sambo, while addressing PDP supporters in Kaduna, said the APC was pushing

Debates: Nigerians line up 6,000 Questions, Says NEDG

General Secretary, Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mr Isaac Ighure, on Friday said Nigerians had “responded positively” by sending in 6,000 questions for the presidential debates, organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group. Speaking in Abuja on Friday, Ighure said the questions would be considered and harmonised by the Questions Harmanisation

Nigerians In Washington Reject Buhari, Stand Up For GEJ

As the 2015 elections draws closer, Nigerians in Washington, United States of America, held a rally to support President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term bid. They were said to have trooped out in the freezing snow on Monday, to hold a rally at the St Regis Lawn.

Muhammadu Buhari Not Only APC’s Candidate But the Choice of Nigerians – Gov. Aregbesola


The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said that the emergence of former Head of State, Gen Muhammadu Buhari as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress is the best democratic pill to galvanise Nigerians towards the needed change. He said the former Head of