Author Archives: The Citizen

Buhari orders Army, Police, others to kill ballot box snatchers

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the military and law enforcement agencies to deal “ruthlessly” with anyone caught trying to disrupt the rescheduled February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections ...

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Outrage as Buhari declares death for ballot box snatchers

Politicians, human rights activists, lawyers and prominent Nigerians on Monday attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring that death awaited ballot box snatchers during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections ...

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Ballot box: Buhari showing his true colours with death threat – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, says threatening people with death in context of election is incitement to electoral violence ...

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INEC lifts ban on electoral campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has lifted the ban on electoral campaigns. In a statement issued on Monday after a meeting, the commission reviewed its earlier position and lifted the ban ...

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Pres. Buhari queries INEC over polls shift

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) owed Nigerians detailed explanation for its decision to delay the general elections ...

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Polls shift: APC blackmailing INEC as ploy to sack Chairman – Dogara

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu ...

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Election postponement: PDP summons emergency NEC meeting

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has summoned an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party. The meeting, which holds ...

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Ex-Pres. Jonathan charges youths on peaceful elections, warns against extra-judicial killings

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has called on Nigerian youths to be peaceful and eschew violence all through the period of scheduled general elections. Dr. ...

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Pension Funds: Court stops EFCC from declaring Maina wanted

The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from declaring wanted, a former Chairman of the Presidential Task ...

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Marketers slash fuel price to boost travel for elections

Independent Marketers of petroleum products on Monday announced a reduction in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol to N140 ...

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