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Naija Newsweek Today

Naija Newsweek Today

British govt deports 23 Nigerians for immigration offences; Policemen attached to presidency protest over unpaid risk caution allowances; Senate okays e-voting & card reader for elections in Nigeria; Attacks on…

INEC Releases Date For 2019 Presidential & National Elections

INEC Releases Date For 2019 Presidential & National Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced February 16, 2019, as the date for the next Presidential and National Assembly elections in the country. The INEC National Commissioner in…

Tension In The Gambia As Jammeh Fails To Concede & Cede Power

Tension In The Gambia As Jammeh Fails To Concede & Cede Power

Gambia: Deadlock as African leaders fail to convince Jammeh to cede power; Gambia: AU will not recognize Jammeh from Jan 19 if he doesn’t step down; Gambia: ’West African Leaders…

APC’s Akeredolu Wins Ondo Governorship Election

APC’s Akeredolu Wins Ondo Governorship Election

Ondo Governorship: INEC declares Akeredolu winner; BREAKING: APC’s Rotimi Akeredolu Wins Ondo Governorship Election; INEC Officially Declares Akeredolu Governor-Elect of Ondo; Ondo Election: INEC Announces APC’s Akeredolu Winner . .…

Nigeria: NEWS – SPECIAL EDITION

Nigeria: NEWS – SPECIAL EDITION

FG Arraigns, Slams 15-count Charge On Justice Ngwuta; Ngwuta ‘hid N27m cash, luxury vehicles’; INEC: No Reason to Shift Ondo Governorship Poll; Army posts 3rd list of wanted Boko Haram…

Trump Closes In On Clinton’s Projected Electoral Lead, Wins TV’s C-in-C Appearances

Trump Closes In On Clinton’s Projected Electoral Lead, Wins TV’s C-in-C Appearances

GOP candidate, Donald Trump, may have carved a niche on his way to the White House as a number of states including Florida and Ohio are no longer considered likely…

News Roundup: Nigeria

News Roundup: Nigeria

Fulani herdsmen; Saraki & CCT judge; Diezani wired $115m to Fidelity bank; INEC & Diezani’s N23.3b for 2015 elections; CCT trial: Saraki & 16-count charge . . . Fulani herdsmen…

No more elections in Rivers state until peace returns — INEC

No more elections in Rivers state until peace returns — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it will not return to Rivers state until peace returns and the state is conducive to conduct elections. A spokesman of…

US Embassy issues statement on Rivers State rerun

US Embassy issues statement on Rivers State rerun

The US Embassy in Nigeria has issued a statement on the violence that occasioned the Rivers state rerun elections on Saturday. In a statement the US Embassy said:  ’”The U.S.…

Dakuku Peterside escapes assassination

Dakuku Peterside escapes assassination

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and former 2015 River State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dakuku Peterside, survived an assassination attempt in…

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