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Thursday, February 28, 2019

APC victory: Adamu, Shittu, Ogbeh, Dalung should be sacked – Nigerians tell Buhari



Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s emergence as the winner of the presidential election, some Nigerians online have called for the replacement of some ministers in his cabinet.

Nigeria election: Islamic group attacks Fani-Kayode for telling Atiku to form parallel govt



The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has attacked a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode for advising the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to form parallel government.

Oyo guber 2019: Why I resigned as CBN Deputy Governor to join politics – Adelabu


Image result for bayo adelabu in oyo state

The gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in the March 9 election in Oyo State, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu on Wednesday declared that he sacrificed his career to encourage millions of youths in the country to particulate in politics.

EPL: Sarri confirms Chelsea’s number one goalkeeper



Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, has insisted Kepa Arrizabalaga remains his number one goalkeeper, after dropping the Spaniard for Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham on Wednesday.

Premier League table: Arsenal now four points behind Spurs, Man Utd, Liverpool win



Arsenal hammered Bournemouth 5-1 at the Emirates on Wednesday night, to close the gap between them and rivals Tottenham Hotspur to four points.

Copa del Rey: Pique reacts as Barcelona dumps Real Madrid out, breaks record



Barcelona defender, Gerard Pique, has said their record of six consecutive Copa del Rey finals, will be replicated following their 3-0 win over bitter rivals Real Madrid.

Nigeria election: You will be the last old president that’ll rule Nigeria – I Go Dye tells Buhari



Nigerian frontline standup comedian, Francis Agoda, popularly known as ‘I Go Die’, on Wednesday congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his success in the presidential election.

Ajimobi Congratulates Buhari, Asks Oyo People To Vote For Adelabu, Other APC OYHA Candidates



Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election for another four years as a referendum in support of integrity, good governance and the fight against corruption.
A statement by the governor’s Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, on Wednesday congratulated the President for his landslide victory over his major challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

My Ambition Is To Move Oyo Forward – Adelabu



The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, said he has intense desire to move the state forward in all facets and on all fronts.
Adelabu who gave the assurance at a private radio station in Ibadan, enthused that his administration would provide for all irrespective of age, status, religion, ethnic and/or political considerations.

Oyo Guber: Tinubu, Akala Meet Over Support For Bayo Adelabu

Oyo Guber: Tinubu, Akala Meet Over Support For Bayo Adelabu

In a bid to gather support from the Ogbomoso axis for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Adelabu, former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and a former Governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, met over possible alliance, PUNCH reports.

Igbo Traders Threatened In Ibadan Over Election Outcome

The residents of Benjamin, in the Eleyele area of Ibadan on Tuesday insisted that the news of a ritualists’ underground tunnel discovered in the area was true and urged the state government to demolish some abandoned facilities around the place, including an abandoned filling station, DailyTrust reports. The news of the tunnel hit the city of Ibadan on Sunday, which made residents from all parts of the city troop there to catch a glimpse of the said spot. The scene was still busy with people trooping there to confirm the news when the Eko Trust correspondent visited the area yesterday afternoon. The acting police spokesman in the state, Akeem Adeyemo, had on Monday described the information as a false alarm which should be discountenanced. But the residents maintained that the tunnel was a den for ritualists. According to DailyTrust report, female underwear and other objects which looked like charms littered the area, fuelling suspicion that nefarious activities were going on in the area before the discovery. A resident of Benjamin, Anuoluwapo Ogunleye, declared in a chat with Eko Trust that the police spokesman who dispelled the information was “not sincere.” Other residents expressed fear of walking in the area at night while other urged government to convince them beyond doubt that it is not a ritualists den.

In Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State, Igbo traders in Iwo were deprived from carrying out their daily commercial activities. Several spots in the market where most of the traders businesses were empty over President Muhammadu Buahri’s victory.

Nigerian man jailed for pretending to be a white woman to defraud a white man

Photo: Nigerian man jailed for pretending to be a white woman to defraud a white man

Justice Watilat Ibrahim of the Federal High Court 2, sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital has convicted and sentenced one Agboola Taiwo (a.k.a Mary Caesar) to four months imprisonment for  an offense bordering on impersonation, and contrary to Section 22(3) (b) and punishable under Section 22(4) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention Etc) Act, 2015. 

Protesters clash with riot police over death of Nigerian man allegedly killed by Greek police

Photos:  Protesters clash with riot police over death of Nigerian man allegedly killed by Greek police

A group of individuals on Tuesday, February 26, clashed with riot police officers outside a precinct in Omonia, following a march in central Athens to protest the death of a Nigerian migrant earlier this month.

Zamfara governorship candidate ejects IDPs from his building for voting Buhari

Zamfara governorship candidate ejects IDPs from his building for voting Buhari

The All Progressives Grand Alliance governorship candidate in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi, has ejected all the Internally Displaced Persons IDPs taking shelter in his houses in Shinkafi for voting for President Buhari during the last Saturday elections.

19-year-old Kogi state University student killed in election violence has been laid to rest

Photos: 19-year-old Kogi state University student killed in election violence has been laid to rest

Daniel Usman, the 19-yar-old student of Kogi State University, who was killed by political thugs while trying to vote in Anyigba, Kogi state on Saturday February 23rd, has been laid to rest.

Oshiomhole mocks Saraki, says Kwarans have buried his political career

Oshiomhole mocks Saraki, says Kwarans have buried his political career

Adams Oshiomole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, is elated over the defeat of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in the Kwara Central Senatorial District which held last Saturday February 23rd. Saraki lost his seat to APC's Ibrahim Oloriegbe.

Cheque that proves Donald Trump indeed paid Stormy Daniels hush money has been released

Cheque that proves Donald Trump indeed paid Stormy Daniels hush money has been released

Donald Trump’s disgraced former attorney has shown a bombshell cheque he says the president used to repay him after he gave hush money to porn star, Stormy Daniels.

Veteran Yoruba actor, Alfred Rotimi dies after a brief illness

Veteran Yoruba actor, Alfred Rotimi dies after a brief?illness

Alfred Rotimi other wise known as 'Ilu Venture', one of the pioneers of the Yoruba movie industry has died.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Election results: Shehu Sani loses senatorial seat



Malam Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Kaduna Central Senate seat with 355,242 votes in the Feb. 23 general elections.

Heartbreaking: See The Handsome Undergraduate Who Got Killed At His Polling Unit In Kogi

A young Nigerian undergraduate has been reportedly killed while at his polling unit in a community in Kogi state.
Daniel Usman
 
Twenty-four-hours after 19-year-old Daniel Usman, an undergraduate, was shot dead at a polling unit in Kogi State, his friends have continued to mourn him on social media. This was even as fresh information emerged that another teenage voter, Monsuru Hamzat, was killed at Lako compound in Ibadan South East Local Government Area during Saturday’s elections.

Horror As Father Of Five Kills Himself After Deceiving His Wife In Ekiti

A man has left many people in serious shock after he took his life by midnight on Monday.
File photo
 
An old man, Mr Daniel Sakpe, has hanged himself in the Omobayi area of Itapaji in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, thus throwing the community into confusion, according to Daily Sun.

Serious Drama As APC And PDP Agents Disagree Over Rivers Result

Agents of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party have disagreed over Rivers elections results.
File photo: A polling unit
 
According to a report by Punch Metro, the agents of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State and their counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party almost exchanged blows on Monday over claims that the presidential election results in some local government areas in the state were forged.

INEC Apologises Over Drunk Returning Officer

The Returning Officer, a university lecturer, was drunk on Sunday and was sacked when he could not perform his duty.
 
File Photo
 
The INEC Electoral Officer in Bokkos Local Government of Plateau, Mr Salihu Adamu Musa, on Monday apologised over the “shameful” behaviour of a drunk Returning Officer deployed to the area.

Election Fracas: Shock As Hoodlums Beat Up Traders, Destroy Shops In Lagos Market

Some hoodlums have stormed a market in Lagos, beating up some traders and destroying some shops in Lagos.
An area of Oshodi being patroled by security operatives
 
According to a Punch Metro report, there was pandemonium in the Oshodi area of Lagos, on Monday, as shops belonging to Igbo traders were allegedly forced shut by hoodlums said to be sympathetic to the All Progressives Congress.

APC reacts to PDP's rejection of the 2019 presidential results

APC reacts to PDP

Read the press statement from Festus Keyamo, spokesperson of the Buhari Campaign Organization, below

''The greatest miracle is how Borno and Yobe, the 2 Nigerian states ravaged by war, also became the states with the highest voter turnout'' Reno Omokri



Reno Omokri shared this as results of the presidential elections from different states are being announced.

Gov El-Rufai faults presidential results from Enugu, accuses PDP of perpetrating fraud

Gov El-Rufai faults presidential results from Enugu, accuses PDP of perpetrating fraud

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, is faulting the presidential results announced in Enugu state.
INEC yesterday declared PDP winner of the presidential elections in Enugu.
In a post shared on his Facebook page, the governor alleged that PDP used its ''Chartered and Certified Criminals'' to perpetrate fraud and malpractice during the election which held on Saturday. February 23rd.
''VIDEO: Another evidence of the malpractices and fraud perpetrated by agents of PDP in Enugu State on 23rd February 2019. All results from SE and SS need to be compliant to Smart Card Reader records or OUTRIGHTLY excluded from the votes tally. Chartered and Certified Criminals At Work!!

See the result being disputred and watch the video the governor shared below

Monday, February 25, 2019

IGP reacts to viral video of Deputy Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa being manhandled over elections

IGP reacts to viral video of Deputy Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa being manhandled over elections

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, has decried the attack on a Deputy Commissioner of Police in Brass, Bayelsa State, yesterday, Sunday, 24th February, 2019 and has ordered for the immediate arrest, comprehensive investigation and diligent prosecution of persons involved, no matter their positions in society. 

Heartbreaking photo of husband of late INEC staff crying over body of his wife killed during elections in Rivers state

Heartbreaking photo of husband of late INEC staff crying over body of his wife killed during elections in Rivers state

Husband of late INEC Adhoc staff, Ibisaki Amachree is seen crying while looking at her corpse.

#NigeriaDecides: There Was Massive Vote Buying In Kano - PDP Raises Alarm

The PDP has alleged massive vote buying by the APC in Kano state during the February 23 elections.
File photo: Election workers
 
The Peoples Democratic Party’s gubernatorial candidate in Kano State, Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf, who is also the state chairman, Presidential campaign council, has expressed concerns over massive vote buying by the ruling All Progressives Congress that characterised the February 23 Presidential election, Daily Trust reports.

Gunmen Kill Policeman Accompanying Election Results In Ogun

The gunmen were said to have laid ambush at Eredo and began shooting sporadically at the vehicle conveying the election results and other materials.
 

A police corporal identified as Sunday Idoko was shot dead by unknown gunmen while escorting election results from Ipokia to the Ilaro collation centre in Ogun.

Female NYSC Member Thanks Male Colleague Who Saved Her During The Violence In Rivers

After being saved by a fellow corper from the hands of death, a member of the National Youth Service Corps has expressed appreciation to her colleague.
Fakorede
 
Fakorede Bukola, a female member of the National Youth Service Corps NYSC serving in Rivers state, has appreciated her colleague who saved her from death during the last Saturday's election held in Bonny, Rivers state.

INEC 'Steps Down' Results From Rivers LGA Where Buhari 'Scored' 72,000 Votes

The INEC official in charge of the the presidential election in Rivers State State, has 'stepped down' the results for one local government.
File photo
 
The collation officer for the presidential election in Rivers State State, Aniefiok Essien, has “stepped down” the results for Emohua Local Government Area after a disagreement between officials and party agents, PREMIUM TIMES reports.

Elections: How I Was Forced To Submit Ballot Papers For Massive Thumb-Printing - Corper Opens Up

A member of the NYSC has said he was forced to submit ballot papers for massive thumb printing in Nasarawa state.
The corper
 
A member of the National Youth Service Corps, Ashimom Msuguhter, who also served as an ad hoc official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has discredited the election that took place at his unit in Nasarawa State on Saturday

Baba Suwe Gets Stunning N10 Million Cash Gift

One of the fans of Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe has gifted him some millions of naira to fund his medical treatment in the United States of America.
 
Rev. (Mrs.) Esther Ajayi,
 
Baba Suwe, the ailing Nollywood star got an additional N10m from Rev. (Mrs.) Esther Ajayi, for his treatment abroad. 
 
This was confirmed by Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi who has been leading an online campaign to raise funds for the sick actor's treatment.

Little 2-Year-Old Girl Kidnapped In Akwa Ibom

It is a sad time for the family members of a little girl, Marvellous Nsikan Edet, abducted by gunmen in Akwa Ibom.

The victim
 
The General Public has been called upon to help locate a 2-year-old Child identified as Marvellous Nsikan Edet (Pictured below) reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

PDP Rejects Presidential Election Results

According to the PDP, the results are fraught with irregularities and therefore, incorrect and unacceptable.
Abubakar Atiku
 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the presidential and parliamentary election results being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Saraki Speaks After Loss To APC Candidate

Following his shock loss to the All Progressives Congress, Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted.
Bukola Saraki
 
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Yusuph Olaniyonu, has dissociated the Saraki camp from a message being shared on WhatsApp which states that the PDP and Saraki have congratulated the APC and its candidates.

PDP Lost 300,000 Votes To Card Readers Failure In Ebonyi - Governor Umahi

The Governor who stated this while briefing newsmen in Abakaliki on the success recorded by the party in the cause of the last presidential election.
 
Governor Dave Umahi
 
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state, Monday stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP lost over 300, 000 votes to the operational failure of Card Readers during the conduct of the last weekend’s presidential election in the state.

#NigeriaDecides: Full list of result from Ekiti State presidential election as announced by INEC. APC won!

#NigeriaDecides: Full list of result from Ekiti State presidential election as announced by INEC. APC won!

President Buhari has won Ekiti State, the first officially declared presidential election result by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Meet Ibrahim Oloriegbe: The medical doctor who defeated Bukola Saraki in Kwara State

Meet Ibrahim Oloriegbe: The medical doctor who defeated Bukola Saraki in Kwara State

Its no longer news that Senate President, Bukola Saraki, lost the Kwara Central Senatorial District election to Ibrahim Oloriegbe of the All Progressives Congress (APC).  

APC’s Shina Peller Wins Iseyin Federal Constituency Election

Shina Peller Wins APC Iseyin/Kajola/Itesiwaju Federal Constituency Reps' Ticket

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr. Oluwashinaayomi Peller, the winner of the Iseyin/ Itesiwaju/ Iwajowa and Kajola Federal Constituency seat in Oyo State.

It’s Official! Ajimobi Loses To PDP’s Kola Balogun



\The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kola Balogun, has been declared the winner of the Oyo South senatorial district.

Drama As EFCC Officials Storm INEC Office In Ogun

Some officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have reportedly stormed the INEC office in Ogun.
EFCC officials
 
Ten operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Sunday, stormed the head office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ogun State, Punch Metro reports.

4 Dead As Man Sets Lover's House On Fire In Lagos After Being Rejected

Four persons have died after a man reportedly set ablaze his lover's house on fire after being rejected.
Scene of the incident
 
A 30-year old man, one Shola Adewunmi, who wanted to marry a 19-year old girl, one Miss Esther Omonitan, has vented his anger over rejection by killing the lover, her mother and two sisters at the same time in Lagos, PM Express has reported.

Oh No! 18 Corps Members Abducted In Akwa Ibom, INEC Officials Ambushed In Ogun

As many as 18 NYSC members have been reportedly abducted in Akwa Ibom as INEC officials are ambushed in the area.
File photo
 
According to a report by Punch Metro, eighteen National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members engaged by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were kidnapped in Akwa Ibom state during the presidential and national assembly elections.

Dancing Senator, Adeleke Kicked Out Of Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari of APC defeated the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in Osun.
 
 
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Osun West Senatorial District, Engr Lere Oriolowo has been declared winner of Saturday National Assembly election.

Ogun East Senatorial Elections Declared Inconclusive

The Ogun East senatorial elections has been reportedly declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
File photo used only for illustrative purpose
 
The Returning Officer for the Ogun East Senatorial District, Prof. Chris Nwoka, has declared elections into the Senate for the district inconclusive, Punch Metro reports.

Oduah Returns To Senate After Winning Anambra North Senatorial Seat

Former Minister of Aviation, Sen. Stella Oduah has defeated more than 18 other parties to win Anambra North Senatorial seat.
Stella Oduah
 
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared former Minister of Aviation, Sen. Stella Oduah winner of the Anambra North Senatorial District.

Dino Melaye Defeats Smart Adeyemi To Win Kogi West Senatorial District

According to stats made available to party agents and journalists in Lokoja, Melaye won 6 of the 7 local government areas that make up the Senatorial district.
Senator Dino Melaye
 

Senator Dino Melaye has won the race for Kogi West Senatorial District, beating his arch-rival Senator Smart Adeyemi of the APC. 

Father Of INEC Staff Killed During Rivers Election Mourns Her On Social Media

It is a sad time for the family of an INEC staff killed while returning home after the general elections in Rivers State.
Ibisaki Amachree
 
The father of an Indepenedent National Electoral Commission staff, Ibisaki Amachree, who was killed while returning home after the general elections in Rivers State has taken to Facebook to mourn his daughter.

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