President Buhari saddened by stampede on campaign ground

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over loss of lives at the All Progressives Congress, APC Presidential Campaign Rally in Jalingo, Taraba State on Thursday. Reacting to reports of the tragic death of some APC supporters due to the overwhelming crowd at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, the President said: “I always feel very sad and distressed when ordinary Nigerians who love me and our party because of what we stand for and have done, make personal sacrifices by taking the pains to show their support, end their lives tragically.” While…

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BREAKING: At last, FG, ASUU reach agreement, sign deal

The federal government and the striking University teachers have finally signed an agreement, raising hope of an end to the three months old strike. The agreement was signed on Thursday in Abuja during a meeting between the warring parties. The University lecturers commenced a nationwide strike late last year to demand for the full implementation of the agreement it reached with the government in 2009. Until now, government and the leadership of the union have met nine different times, with non-yielding any meaningful result. Meanwhile, ASUU has not formally declared…

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SDP adopts President Buhari as Presidential candidate

The National Executive Council of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as the consensus candidate for the February 16, Presidential election. The endorsement follows the recent legal battle between two candidates former Information Minister, Jerry Gana and former Cross River State Governor, Donald Duke who jostled for the Presidential ticket. An FCT High Court in Abuja had on December 14, 2018, declared the Jerry Gana, as the winner of the presidential primary of the SDP. Professor Gana had gone to the court in November, seeking to…

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New Commissioners Of Police Deployed Across Nigeria (Full List)

The Police Service Commission on Wednesday announced the redeployment of Commissioners of Police across Nigeria ahead of the country’s 2019 elections. This development coming 9 days to the 2019 general elections saw the replacement of several police commissioners.  Mu’azu Zubairu officially takes over from Imohimi Edgal as the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, while Kayode Egbetokun, who until this redeployment was acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos, has been appointed the Commissioner of Police in Kwara state. Egbetokun served as chief security officer to APC Chieftain, Bola Tinubu, before he became the…

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