Latest News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 12th February 2019
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LAGOS — AS Nigerians prepare for this year’s general elections, Accord Party candidate for House of Representatives in Ajeromi Ifelodun Federal Constituency, Alhaji Iwonlawe Matin, has expressed desire to put a stop to the frequent youth clashes and insecurity in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area if voted into power.
Continue reading Accord Party Reps candidate vows to end youth clashes in Ajeromi Ifelodun at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Senate President Bukola Saraki today said he was proud of his role in stopping All Progressives Congress, APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu from becoming the vice-presidential candidate of the APC in 2015.
Continue reading Muslim-Muslim ticket: I am proud of my role in stopping Tinubu – Saraki at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Chairman of Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Felix Obuah, has assured the Presidential Candidate of the party, Alh. Atiku Abubakar of victory at the poll in Saturday, adding that Rivers State was only waiting the pronouncement of his victory.
Continue reading We’re only awaiting pronouncement of your victory, Obuah assures Atiku at Vanguard News Nigeria.
The suspension Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari broke international human rights standards on independence of the judiciary and the separation of powers, UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayan, said yesterday.
Continue reading Buhari broke human rights standards by suspending Onnoghen — UN at Vanguard News Nigeria.
By Dirisu Yakubu
Says Makarfi, Yero, others listed for arrest
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to stop harassing its members, saying their unlawful arrest and detention was an invitation to anarchy.
The party described the recent arrest of its spokesman in Kaduna State as highly provocative and one capable of derailing the nation’s democratic order.
National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated this, yesterday, while addressing a press conference at the PDP national secretariat in Abuja.
Continue reading Polls: Clampdown on opposition, invitation to anarchy— PDP at Vanguard News Nigeria.
THE Nigerian Army has appointed Colonel .S. Musa, as the new Director of Army Public Relations.
Continue reading Army gets new spokesman in new postings, appointments of senior officers at Vanguard News Nigeria.
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, today, gave reasons the Federal Government partnered with the Africa Development Bank, AFDB, to invest $500 million in the nation’s economy.
Continue reading Why FG got $500m AFDB fund — Osinbajo at Vanguard News Nigeria.
LABOUR Party, LP, governorship candidate in Kwara State for next month election, Issa Aremu, has thrown his weight behind the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, even as over one million members of the state chapter of Nigeria Union of Tailors, NUT, and faith-based organisations queued behind him and Buhari for the forthcoming general election.
Continue reading LP guber candidate in Kwara declares support for Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.
ABUJA: The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has buttressed the role of observer missions in the nation’s electoral space, saying it adopted the simultaneous accreditation and voting since 2016 from the recommendations made by the Commonwealth Observer Mission which observed the 2015 general election in Nigeria.
Continue reading Simultaneous accreditation, voting adopted from 2015 Commonwealth report – INEC at Vanguard News Nigeria.
THE Buhari-We Love Campaign Group has urged Nigerians to ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16 Presidential election.
Continue reading ‘Cabals bent on frustrating Buhari’ at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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