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Fayose group, George laud conduct of S’West PDP zonal congress
April 14, 2021 1192 795

A group in the South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) loyal to the former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has expressed appreciation to the Uche Secondus-led National Working Committee (NWC), delegates and other stakeholders, who a... Read more

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As new IGP takes rein, decentralisation of policing on front burner
April 14, 2021 1089 716

On Tuesday, 58-year-old Usman Alkali Baba was named the Acting Inspector General of Police, taking over from Mohammed Adamu, whose tenure had expired in February. This was followed by his decoration by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the... Read more

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Southwest PDP closes ranks, vows to defeat APC
April 13, 2021 1790 958

After months of horse-trading and exchange of invective, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gladiators in the Southwest, yesterday, sheathed their swords and agreed to work together to dislodge the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the geopo... Read more

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Residents warn lawmakers over impeachment
April 12, 2021 2477 1549

Some residents of Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos have warned the council legislators to stop the propose impeachment of the Chairman, Tajudeen Ajide. According to them, not every misunderstanding should result to impeachment process. A ... Read more

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Okorie warns Anambra APC against imposition of guber candidate
April 12, 2021 2115 1144

A CHIEFTAIN of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has warned his party against imposition of candidate in the November 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra State. National Chairman of the defunct United Progressives Pa... Read more

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PDP wins Delta House of Assembly by-election
April 12, 2021 1930 997

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, declared candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jude Ogbimi, winner of Isoko North Constituency House of Assembly by-election, held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 in Delta Sta... Read more

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‘APC will win 6.2m new voters to retain power in 2023’
April 11, 2021 2524 1519

National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Barrister Ismaeel Ahmed has boasted the party will win over the 6.2 million new voters that would be emerging in 2023 to retain power. Ahmed said statistics have shown 6.2 million Niger... Read more

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In Ogun, Kashamu’s associates sing new song
April 11, 2021 2255 1315

Ijebu-Igbo, the headquarters of Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State, was agog recently as loyalists of the late Senator Buruji Kashamu dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The... Read more

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Makinde, Fayose in final showdown in Osogbo over zonal PDP congress
April 11, 2021 2026 1011

Baring last-minute parley, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, and former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose, are for a final showdown over who is in control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Southwest Nigeria. After months of failed reconcilia... Read more

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Council officials, political appointees pledge to leave PDP with Ayade
April 9, 2021 3357 1911

As plots thicken over Governor Benedict Ayade’s alleged moves to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), council chairmen, councilors and political appointees have resolved to go with him, if he eventually dumps the party. All 18 co... Read more

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North Central APC chieftains push for power shift to south
April 9, 2021 2817 1598

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the North Central Council of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for zoning of the presidency to the southern part of the country. The group, led by Mr. Kassim Muhammed, argued that it would ... Read more

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PDP summons Fayose, Makinde, others for peace meeting
April 8, 2021 3205 1858

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has resolved to hold an emergency peace meeting with the party’s leaders in the South-West. The meeting, which according to sources had been scheduled to hold on Wed... Read more

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Stop poaching our colleagues, PDP govs tell APC
April 8, 2021 2876 1631

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) against poaching its members. It also donated N100 million to victims of the recent fire incident in Zamfara State. In a statement issued by... Read more

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It’s now Buhari’s turn to support Tinubu for 2023, say Ondo monarchs
April 7, 2021 3164 1616

Traditional rulers in Ondo State have declared that now is the time for President Muhammadu Buhari and all northerners to reciprocate the support enjoyed from the South-West geo-political zone of the country ahead 2023 Presidency.Traditional ruler... Read more

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Ngilari, Lawal join presidential campaign for Tinubu
April 5, 2021 4139 2285

Former Governor of Adamawa State, Bala Ngilari; and the pioneer organising secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Ahmed Lawal, have declared strong support for those rooting for a Bola Tinubu presidency in 2023. Many group... Read more

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South-west PDP apologises to NWC over Makinde’s threat
April 5, 2021 3649 1960

The South West Zonal Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has apologised to the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over threat and insult by Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde over the zonal congress. In a statement, yes... Read more

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Soludo’s attack and Anambra’s ominous governorship election
April 5, 2021 3283 1729

On Wednesday March 31 2021, a new trend was introduced in the contest for the November 6, 2021 governorship election of Anambra State, when one of the aspirants, Prof. Charles Soludo was attacked. Soludo, who is running on the platform of the All... Read more

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Plateau House of Reps member dies in auto crash
April 3, 2021 4255 2276

The member representing Plateau Jos North/Bassa constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Haruna Maitala, is dead.. Maitala died on Friday in a auto-crash around 2:00 pm along Abuja-Jos road, The Nation gathered. The Rep member was on h... Read more

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SW congress; Makinde commends PDP leadership
April 3, 2021 3715 1927

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has commended the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) for deciding to go ahead with the Southwest Zonal Congress. The congress has been scheduled for Saturday, April 10, 2021. Makinde praised... Read more

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Why E-voting may not be achieved in Anambra Guber poll, by INEC
April 3, 2021 3334 1688

There are strong indications that the planned deployment of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) for the November 6, 2021, Anambra State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) might have hit the rock. It was gat... Read more

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APC charges Nigerians to pray for Nation’s leaders
April 3, 2021 2994 1510

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has charged Nigerians to dedicate themselves to more prayers during this year’s Easter celebration to seek divine intervention and guidance for the country’s leaders. Chairman of APC Caretaker and E... Read more

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Akpabio’s purported emergence as party leader splits Akwa Ibom APC
April 2, 2021 3731 2010

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio’s purported emergence as leader of Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has split the party in the state. Chairman of the state chapter, Dr. Ita Udosen, faulted the... Read more

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Southwest’s peace initiatives amid pervasive national insecurity
April 2, 2021 3385 1777

Disturbed by the state of insecurity now pervasive across the country, with particular focus on the Southwest, Governors of states in the region launched the Western Nigerian Security Network, code-named Amotekun corps, in January 2020. ... Read more

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INEC rejects NIN as voter registration begins June 28
April 2, 2021 3011 1404

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said its earlier promise to start the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in the first quarter of 2021 is no longer feasible. It, therefore, said the assignment, across the 774 loca... Read more

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Why Senate rejected my bill on Armed Forces Commission, by Abaribe
April 1, 2021 3891 2075

Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe (Abia South) has explained why his bill seeking the establishment of an Armed Forces Service Commission, which caused a rumpus in the Upper Chamber, was stepped down. The Nation reports APC Senators like Deputy Senat... Read more

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