Flying Eagles qualify for this summer's World Cup after 1-0 victory over Niger Republic

NIGERIA'S Flying Eagles have qualified for the 2019 U21 World Cup taking place in Poland later this year following their 1-0 victory over hosts Niger Republic last night in the African Youth Championships.

 

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PDP cancels Abuja rally after government denies it the use of Garki Old Parade Ground

NIGERIA'S main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cancelled a presidential rally it planned to hold today in Abuja saying the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had denied it permission to use the venue proposed for the event.

 

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US tasks Inec to ensure that it resists pressure and intimidation as elections loom

WASHINGTON has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) to resist external pressure and intimidation during the forthcoming general elections scheduled for February 16 and March 2.

 

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Allied Congress Party of Nigeria threatens to sue Ezekwesili unless she returns money generated

FORMER education minister Obiageli Ezekwesili has been threatened with legal action by the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) unless she refunds all the money generated for her presidential bid when she was their candidate.

 

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SDP says it decided to adopt Buhari as it presidential candidate because of ongoing Duke/Gana spat

NIGERIA'S Social Democratic Party (SDP) has revealed that it decided to jettison its presidential candidate former Cross River State governor Donald Duke and adopt President Muhammadu Buhari because of the ongoing spat within its ranks.

 

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Inec may extend PVC collection deadline until February 11 because 8m cards remain uncollected

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) may extend the deadline for collection of permanent voter cards (PVCs) until February 11 due to the large number of uncollected documents by members of the public.

 

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Soyinka and his Citizens Forum civil society group endorse Moghalu for president

NOBEL laureate Professor Wole Soyinka, has endorsed Young Progressive Party (YPP) presidential candidate Professor Kingsley Moghalu for this month's polls saying his manifesto offers hope for the future.

 

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Independent National Electoral Commission takes out life insurance on 1m youth corpers as elections loom

NIGERIA's Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has taken out insurance cover for its 1m ad-hoc staff and officials who would participate in the forthcoming general elections including members of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC).

 

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APC's Kwara Central Senatorial District candidate tells electorate to reject Saraki because he does not have Islamic values

ALL Progressive Congress (APC) Kwara Central Senatorial District candidate Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe has called on the electorate to reject his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival Senator Bukola Saraki because he does not uphold Islamic values.

 

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Festus Keyamo defends Buhari's memory loss saying even Jesus and Prophet Mohammed suffered from it

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's campaign spokesman Festus Keyamo has defended his principle's recent gaffs saying there is nothing wrong with a person suffering from memory loss as even Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed were afflicted by it.

 

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