We won’t campaign for Atiku, Wike insists

Rivers State Governor clarified yesterday Nyesom Wike that ongoing campaigns in the state for candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) precludes the presidential candidate of the opposition party, Alhaji…

We remain non-partisan, INEC assures Nigerians

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday said the commission’s staff remained non-partisan. Speaking on BBC News Africa, he said the election results will be transmitted electronically…

North won’t vote on religious basis, says APC

The All Progressives Congress, on Monday, took strong exception to what it called the ploy by the Peoples Democratic Party to portray the North as a region blinded by religious…

Tinubu is incoming president – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential standard bearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will succeed him. “Tinubu is the incoming president,” he said while paying…

Ex-IG seeks tougher sanction for electoral offenders

A former Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has recommended tougher punishment for electoral crimes in Nigeria to reduce violence and other forms of criminality during elections. The former IGP…

APC says Bello committed to Tinubu’s victory

The All Progressives Congress has described as false, a report that the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has withdrawn his support for the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. A…

2023 election: Sultan charges Nigerians to vote for credible candidates

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III on Thursday gave Nigerians a hint on candidates to vote for in the 2023 general elections. The President General of Nigeria Supreme Council for…

Makinde, Ayu’s deputy shun Atiku’s rally in Ibadan

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and his deputy, Bayo Lawal, yesterday shunned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential rally held for the candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Senator…

Attacks, burning of INEC offices act of terrorism, says Kashim Shettima

Sen. Kashim Shetima, Vice Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday described the attacks and burning of Independent National Electoral Commission offices as an act of terrorism.…

National spread: Tinubu, Atiku, Obi, others face tough hurdles

With a little over a month to the presidential election in Nigeria, the political parties and their candidates are making big shows of the few weeks left to campaign and…