Latest News in Nigeria Today Monday 11th February 2019
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today from Guardian newspaper.
By Omeiza Ajayi
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it would press ahead with preparations for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections despite recent incidences of attacks on two of its offices.
Festus Okoye, a National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of INEC disclosed this in a statement issued Sunday night in Abuja.
According to him, the fire incident that occurred at the Qua’an Pan Local Government office of the Commission in Plateau State on Saturday 9th February 2019 is the second of such incidents in less than a week.
Continue reading Elections would hold despite attacks on our offices, INEC vows at Vanguard News Nigeria.
.As Moghalu pledges to unveil cabinet within 48 hours
By Dirisu Yakubu
As the February 16 Presidential election inches closer, Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, has called on Nigerians to vote out analog leaders without the capacity to process data, saying data processing challenge is one of the problems hindering development in the country.
Sowore stated this while fielding questions at a Presidential interactive session in Abuja tagged “The People’s Debate.” Organised by a Civil Society Organization, Enough is Enough, EIE in collaboration with Television Continent, TVC, the debate featured five other candidates made up of Kingsley Moghaluof the Young Progressive Party, YPP; Donald Duke of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Tope Fasua of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party, ANRP; Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria, ANN and Sani Yabagi Yusuf of the Action Democratic Party, ADP.
Continue reading 2019: Time to do away with analog leaders is now ― Sowore at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Nine supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, slumped at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano state when party’s Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, stormed the state for his campaigns.
Continue reading Just in: Nine slump at Atiku’s rally in Kano at Vanguard News Nigeria.
By Abubakar Tsav
An American literary pundit, Joseph John Campbell has archetypal veneration of heroes in all his fictional works. He does not see them as ordinary beings, but people specially endowed and who derive the true worth of existence from their peculiar and unique impacts on the universe. In a time-tested aphorism, Campbell says, “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”
This literary guru cannot be less accurate and persuasive in opening the eyes of the world to his recognition of the innate worth of heroes.
Continue reading Buratai: ‘Star Boy’ from another planet at Vanguard News Nigeria.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that it is not responsible for the giant broom erected at the Abuja City gate, and urged the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to go erect its own symbol if it is miffed by it.
Continue reading Giant broom: Go erect your own symbol, APC tells PDP at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Rtd. Gen. Jerry Useni, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Plateau, says that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s presidential candidature is a blessing to Nigeria.
Continue reading Atiku’s candidature, a blessing to Nigeria, says Jerry Useni at Vanguard News Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that his administration has no moral rectitude to pontificate on corruption.
Continue reading Buhari presides over most corrupt, incompetent administration – PDP at Vanguard News Nigeria.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Sunday said it had commenced clampdown on vessels that do not comply with the provisions of the Cabotage Compliance Strategy.
Continue reading No more vessel waivers on Cabotage implementation, NIMASA warns at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Mr. Danladi Umar, has challenged the powers of any organ of the judiciary to query his actions with respect to the ongoing trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Continue reading Onnoghen’s trial: Why I won’t respond to query against me–CCT boss at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Government at all levels and the organised private sector, OPS, have been urged to pay serious attention to tourism development and promotion in the country.
Continue reading Government urged to pay attention to tourism development at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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