Fuel scarcity threatens election logistics — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) warned yesterday that the continued scarcity of fuel across the country could jeopardize election day logistics. While the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited assured the electoral commission that there would be an adequate supply of fuel during the election, the three major presidential candidates expressed optimism that the […]

Why we stopped pro-Tinubu rally in Niger — Police

The Niger State Police Command has confirmed that it stopped a pro-Tinubu rally in the state’s Borgu Local Government Area. According to the state command’s Public Relations Officer, Wasiu Abiodun, who spoke to PUNCH correspondent on the phone on Tuesday, the command received information that there would be problems and averted them. He went on […]

Emir of Dutse Nuhu Sanusi dies aged 78

The Emir of Dutse in Jigawa State, Dr Nuhu Muhammad Sanusi, died on Tuesday at the age of 78. This was confirmed in a statement signed by the state governor’s Senior Special Assistant for New Media, Auwalu Sankara. He stated that the emir died in an Abuja hospital after a long illness. READ ALSO: INEC […]

INEC starts distribution of nonsensitive material in Nasarawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun distributing nonsensitive materials to Nasarawa State’s 13 local government areas. Nasarawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Uthman Ajidagba, disclosed this Tuesday in Lafia while inspecting the vehicles hired to transport materials from INEC state headquarters. He stated that the items were expected to arrive at the commission’s […]

Court dismisses suit to remove Buhari from office

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed a suit filed by a former presidential candidate of the Hope Democratic Party, Chief Ambrose Owuru, challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) in the 2019 presidential election. Justice Inyang Ekwo dismissed the suit seeking Buhari’s resignation on three grounds. One of the grounds was […]