related February 2019

ChiTola Farms rolls out Tiger-nut Flour as healthy sugar alternative

As Nigerians become more health conscious especially with what they consume, ChiTola Farms on Thursday announced the entrant of its new classic and premium product, ‘Tiger-nut Flour’.

The Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Ms Chioma Tolani Roberts popularly known as Chi Tola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the product, ChiTi Tiger-nut Flour, was gluten free and healthy.

‘Is it because he patronises UK hospitals?’ - Group slams Theresa May for congratulating Buhari

A pro-democracy group, the Mandate Protection Vanguard (MPV), has taken a swipe at UK prime minister Theresa May, for congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari over his victory in the election.

On Wednesday, the UK congratulated Buhari for winning a second term in office.

Funeral firms file Police report over South African Pastor’s 'fake resurrection miracle'

A video of a South African pastor, Alph Lukau, raising a man, identified as Elliot, from the dead, has been trending on social media.

The pastor, who is the Founder and General Overseer Alleluia Ministries International based in Johannesburg, first shared the video himself.

INEC RECs, staff reportedly say results released from far north did not reflect actual votes cast

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is reportedly set to face mass resignation due to harassment following alleged intimidation, harassment and threat to life by security agencies during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections.

Vanguard reports that some Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, and National Commissioners of INEC are involved.

Dangote jumps to 65th Richest Person in the World - courtesy of fertilizer plant

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote is now the 65th richest person in the world, according to recent update of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

The owner of Dangote Industries who was initially valued at $10.8 billion before it moved to $16.6 billion is the only Nigerian on the list of 500 of the world’s billionaires.

Buhari likely to dissolve cabinet before May 29 - Femi Adesina

Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, says President Muhammadu Buhari will likely dissolve his cabinet before May 29.

After assuming office in 2015, it took Buhari six months to unveil his cabinet and this attracted widespread criticisms.

UK congratulates Buhari, says results declared by INEC were verified

The United Kingdom (UK) says Nigerians can have confidence in the outcome of the presidential election that held on Saturday.

President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), won the election with Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) coming second.

Zamfara APGA governorship candidate ejects IDPs for voting Buhari

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), in Zamfara state, Sani Shinkafi, has ejected all the displaced persons in his houses for voting for president Muhammadu Buhari in Saturday’s presidential election.

Zamfara is one of the states where President Buhari had a good outing in the election.

#OTOGELAGOS: Gun shots as Police storm venue of anti-Tinubu rally in Lagos

Police have blocked the Free Lagos Movement from holding rally in the Ikeja area of the state.

Policemen invaded Airport Hotel, Ikeja, where the political activists were holding the rally ahead of the March 9 governorship election.

Nigerian boy scores big deal with Kevin Hart after perfectly drawing the American actor

When your handwork finally pays - it surely catapults you to greatness.

While many Nigerians were busy with the elections, this young man was pushing his talent to the world and he has now scored a big deal.

Akpabio insists he won the Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial election

Senator Godswill Akpabio says he did not lose Saturday’s election despite the declaration of Chris Ekpeyong as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

According to results declared by INEC, Ekpeyong polled 118,215 votes ahead of Akpabio who secured 83,158 votes in the Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial district election.

PDP has “the real figures” from the presidential election, Atiku says in world press conference

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in the just concluded election, says he is confident of victory at the court.

Atiku vowed to challenge the outcome of the election which he described as “worst” in Nigeria’s democratic history.

Going to court over your loss is not the best option - Agbakoba tells Atiku

Senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olisa Agbakoba, has advised Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), not to resort to the election tribunal over his loss.

Atiku had lost Saturday’s presidential election to President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who polled 15,191,847 votes against Atiku’s 11,262,978.

Toyin Lawani goes n*de to promote her skin care products (Photos)

Beauty entrepreneur Toyin Lawni is doing everything humanly possible to sell her beauty products.

The celebrity fashion designer and stylist has been posting semi-nude photos on her Instagram page, promoting her Tiannahs Glow Products.

INEC presents certificates of return to Buhari, Osinbajo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.

None of your favourite 'alternative presidential candidates' came third - See votes each party polled for presidential election

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) just released the results of the 2019 presidential election, and here’s how all the parties fared.

Atiku rejects presidential election results, heads to court

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has rejected the election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Atiku kicked against the election process which he said was “heavily militarised” and results manipulated.

Buhari's acceptance speech after presidential election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari delivered his acceptance speech on Wednesday just few minutes after he was declared winner of the 2019 presidential election.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said Buhari polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat his main challenger Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got 11,262,978 votes.

Returning officer recants declaration of Ifeanyi Ubah as winner of Anambra South Senatorial election

The Returning Officer for Anambra South senatorial election, Prof Meshach Umenweke, has written the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, recanting his earlier declaration of Ifeanyi Ubah, as the winner of the election.


Umenweke, who is a professor at the Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, had declared Ubah, candidate of the Young Progressives Party, as winner of the Saturday's election, saying he 87,081 votes.

INEC officially declares Buhari winner of 2019 presidential election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) early Wednesday morning officially declared incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the winner of 2019 presidential election.

Sophie Okonedo receives CBE from Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace

Sophie Okonedo received the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), from Queen Elizabeth II during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.

The British-Nigerian actress received the honour for her services to drama.

#BBNaija star TBoss bags endorsement deal with sports betting company

Big Brother Naija star, Tokunbo Idowu, aka TBoss, started off the week with interesting news.

The model and actress shared the news of an endorsement deal with a sports betting company, which you can bet on the upcoming governorship elections and favourite housemates in Big Brother house.

Woman gives birth in an Uber

L-R: Eniola Cole, Lara Cameron-Cole, Baby Florance and Uber Driver, Sherif Cacaj
A British woman Lara Cameron-Cole unexpectedly gave birth to her third child in an Uber recently.

Metro UK reports that the baby, who has been named Florance, arrived five days earlier as her mother was being driven to the hospital after going into labour.

"4 more years with no light, no water" - Yemi Alade laments as Buhari defeats Atiku in Presidential election

President Muhammadu Buhari will be declared winner of the 2019 presidential election.

After the announcement of the final result from the 36 states and the FCT, Buhari of the APC scored 15,191,847 votes and Atiku Abubakar of the PDP got 11,262,978 votes.

Final result: Buhari defeats Atiku with 3.9 million votes

President Muhammadu Buhari will any minutes from now be declared winner of the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria..

After the announcement of the final result from the 36 states and the FCT, Buhari of the APC is seen to have gathered 15,191,847 votes and Atiku Abubakar of the PDP polled 11,262,978 votes.

Moet Abebe causes tension on Instagram with sexy bikini photos

While many Nigerians were busy monitoring election results, media personality, Moet Abebe was causing tension on Instagram with provocative photos.

PDP asks INEC to stop announcement of election results as Peter Obi says INEC disenfranchised over 8m voters in south-east

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to discontinue the announcement of the presidential election results.

The PDP demanded that the announcement be placed on hold for INEC to release data of the accreditation done by card readers in the election.

Atiku wins Rivers, Bayelsa states

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has won the presidential election in Rivers State.

Atiku scored 473,971 to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress who had 150,710 votes.

Nigeria stock market loses N85bn in six hours following presidential election result

The market capitalisation of listed equities on Tuesday shed N85 billion in six hours of trading to what traders attributed to profit taking as a result of the presidential poll.

Specifically, the market capitalisation, which opened at N12.194 trillion, shed N85 billion or 0.69 per cent to close at N12.109 trillion.

Reno Omokri criticises Dele Momodu for publicly asking Atiku to congratulate Buhari

Reno Omokri has criticized Dele Momodu for publicly advising the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to concede defeat and congratulate his opponent, President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is leading in the polls so far, as results from the different states in the country stream in.

Atiku wins in Delta state

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won Saturday’s presidential election in Delta.

The collation officer for the election in the state, Seth Jaja, who announced the result in Asaba, said that the party won in 23 local government areas out of 25 in the state.

APC Senator, George Akume, loses re-election bid to PDP's Orker Jev

Former Benue State governor and incumbent senator representing Benue North-West Senatorial district, George Akume, has lost his bid to return to the Senate for the fourth time.

Akume of the APC was defeated by the candidate of the PDP, Orker Jev, a member of the House of Representatives.

After 24 states, Buhari 8,570,868, Atiku 6,969,283.. See more official results from states

The official announcement of Presidential election result by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is still ongoing at the national collation centre in Abuja.

Dino Melaye praises God for giving him victory in Kogi West senatorial election (WATCH)

Senator Dino Melaye has released a video of him thanking God for giving him victory in the Kogi West senatorial election held on Saturday.

The senator, who has faced many tribulations from his state governor and the federal government, emerged victorious in the election.

Army parades 'fake INEC staff' who allegedly worked for Gov. Wike

The Nigerian army has announced the arrest of at nine suspects who allegedly disrupted the 2019 presidential election in Rivers state.

Ndudi Elumelu returns to House of Reps

Ndudi Elumelu will be returning to the House of Representatives in June.

Elumelu, who contested on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), was declared winner of the election in Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in Delta state.

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle meet with King of Morocco during royal tour (Photos)

Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan Markle met with the King of Morrocco during the last day of their royal tour of the North African country.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their final stop to meet with King Mohammed VI on Monday evening (February 25) at his residence in Rabat.

R. Kelly regains freedom as prosecutors obtain another sex tape of the singer with teenager

R. Kelly has regained his freedom after posting his $100,000 bail bond on Monday.

The music star was arrested after after turning himself in in Chicago, Illinois. Kelly is facing ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse.

Saraki presides over Senate session, speaks on his ‘shocking’ defeat

Senate President Bukola Saraki presided over senate session as the upper chamber resumed plenary on Tuesday.

This is the first senate plenary since the presidential and National Assembly elections. The senate later adjourned till March 12 over inability to form quorum

Dele Momodu asks Atiku to concede defeat and congratulate Buhari

Veteran journalist and publisher of OVATION magazine, Dele Momodu has asked the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to concede defeat and congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC, despite all the election result not being officially announced.

Atiku defeats Buhari in Imo

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has secured a landslide victory in Imo State.

Atiku polled 334, 923 votes to defeat President Muhammadu who ran under the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday’s presidential election in Imo State.

2019 Presidential Election was an act of aggression against Nigerian voters - Sowore

The Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, has said the 2019 presidential election was rigged.

Senator Shehu Sani loses Kaduna Central election to El-Rufai's aide Uba Sani

Senator Shehu Sani, who currently representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, has lost his bid to return to the Senate.

The senator, who contested under the flagship of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), lost to his rival, Uba Sani.

Sowore of AAC currently in third position.. Buhari leading Atiku.. See results from more states

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently leading in the Presidential election after twelve states that has been official announced by electoral commission, INEC, at the national collation centre in Abuja.

Atiku wins Akwa Ibom.. INEC speaks on why they can’t announce results of Akpabio’s district

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in Akwa Ibom State.

Atiku won in 28 of the 31 local government areas of the state, while Buhari won in only two, according to the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Buhari wins Yobe, Jigawa, Atiku wins Enugu, Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the winner of Saturday’s presidential election in Enugu state.

The State Collation Officer, Joseph Ahaneku, a professor, who announced the result in Enugu on Monday, said that the party won in the 17 local government areas (LGAs) of the state.

Official Results: Atiku wins Ondo, Abia states

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, have been declared winner of the presidential election conducted in Ondo State.

INEC has formally announced the results at the national collation centre in Abuja.

2019 Elections: PDP legal team summons emergency meeting

The legal team of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has summoned an emergency meeting for Tuesday, TheCable is reporting.

Coming on the heels of the rejection of the presidential election result by the main opposition party, the meeting is expected to discuss the next line of action.

Senator Omo-Agege re-elected in Delta, Gov. Al-Makura wins Nasarawa South Senatorial seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started releasing some of the results from the national assembly elections in Delta state.

In Delta Central, the incumbent senator, representing the district, who is also the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, emerged winner, having polled 111,100 votes.

2019 Elections: Atiku wins Adamawa, Buhari wins Gombe

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has won the presidential election in his home state, Adamawa.

Atiku got a total of 410,266 votes in the 21 local government areas of the state to upstage President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who received 378,076 votes.