In a statement he personally signed on Sunday, and which PRNigeria obtained, Dasuki said he was only involved in the unsuccessful attempt at forging an alliance between the Action Congress of Nigeria, All Nigeria Peoples Party and the Congress for Progressive Change prior to the 2011 elections.
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His words, “I think it is the major milestone of our democracy because our current democracy is the longest in our post-colonial history. It has been the longest unbroken episode of our democracy
The AIG however urged the police authorities to always stand by their officers on trials in the course of duties, stressing that many people passed judgment on policemen without investigating the complaints
NAN also observed that there was a low turnout of voters in some polling centres visited by its correspondent
Speaking to journalists, the Presiding Officer, Akoniyion Oluwasegun, said the voters, especially the female, have refused to maintain their queue and it has now become almost impossible for him and his assistant at the Anguwan Pabei polling unit (004) in Gwada to attend to them
Apiafi also reminded the Forum of Spokespersons of Security and Response Agencies to adhere to its recent pledge that members will continue to ensure that press statements as well as official pronouncements of individual members as well as their organisations remain professional, non-partisan and apolitical at all times efficient and effective inter-agency collaboration
Despite the controversy, Aderanti disclosed that the police, the Nigerian Army, the Department of State Services, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, the Nigeria Immigration Service and others have teamed up to ensure that the polls on Saturday and April 11 were violence and hitch free
The IGP said all police officers must be firm, meticulous and ensure that nothing untoward happens within their areas of jurisdiction during the forthcoming general elections
In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by its National PublicitySecretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the plot is in line with the track record of those who have consistently used religion to divide Nigerians in order to feather their political nest
A statement issued by the Force spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu, on Thursday said Santiago Fisas, the EU Chief Observer, made the call when he visited the Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba
Speaking on Monday in Asaba at a Voters Education MEETING with traditional rulers, Governor Uduaghan stated that all hands must be on deck to ensure that the nation got it right as the consequences of failure would be too disastrous
The Executive Secretary of the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey, said this during a press briefing on Friday in Abuja where he expressed fears of possible outbreak of violence
“Yes, we have a problem with the distribution of PVCs but the position of my party, the APC, is that since we have a voters’ register, then that should be used in conducting the elections
He said: “My administration has done its sincere best in the past four years to implement its agenda for national transformation and move our country forward on several fronts
Barely two weeks after the National Executive Council (NEC)of the People Democratic Party (PDP) endorsed President Jonathan as the sole candidate for the presidency for a second term, the Niger state chapter of the party also on Tuesday unanimously adopted Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu as its sole candidate for the Niger East Senatorial District come 2015.
President of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman over weekend said God has revealed to him that there will be gang up against the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis because of reform that is going on in the Church.
Former governor of Abia State and founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Orji Kalu, has dissociated himself from potential posters linking him to presidential candidacy in the 2015 election.
As I move around this country interacting with regular Nigerians, I listen to their concerns about unfulfilled expectations, frustrations and sometimes disillusionment. Yet I still see the excitement, determination and hope on their faces.
President of the Senate, Senator David Mark Monday cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop spreading an alleged plot to postpone the 2015 general election as doing so will amount to expanding the frontiers of falsehood and doing a disservice to Nigerians.
The Publisher of Integrity Reporter an online news medium Mr Adewale Ogunniran has joined the race for the Federal house of Representative in Ona ara /Egbeda Federal constituency.