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Ortom urges Nigerians to dump APC
August 8, 2021 2470 1359

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has called on Nigerians suffering injustices in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties to join Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the umbrella is big enough to accommodate them. Ort... Read more

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INEC to deploy security app for Anambra poll
August 7, 2021 2663 1426

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would deploy technological devices to checkmate any threat to the security of its personnel and facilities during the November 6 Anambra State governorship election.   Chairma... Read more

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Don’t assent to PIB, Niger Delta stakeholders tell Buhari
August 6, 2021 3103 1813

The people of the Niger Delta region had hoped the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), would assuage their burden, having borne pains of oil exploration and exploitation for many years, to give a commensurate share due to them. But they were disappoint... Read more

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Crisis lingers as PDP BoT fails to reach consensus
August 6, 2021 2644 1513

After four hours of tension-soaked meeting in Abuja intended to resolve the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), there seems to be no end to the crisis threatening the tenure of the party’s National Chairman, Prince Uche Second... Read more

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Lagos Assembly reduces ex-governors’ pensions by 50 percent
August 6, 2021 2407 1353

The lawmakers also recommended a reduction in the number of vehicles to be made available to former governors and their deputies.   The Lagos State House of Assembly has reduced the pension of former governors of the state by ... Read more

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Atiku distances self from plot to unseat Secondus, clarifies Rivers trip
August 5, 2021 2809 1655

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, dismissed reports linking him with an ongoing plot to sack the Uche Secondus-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   The speculation about his alleged ro... Read more

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Imo PDP, governor differ on state of economy, unemployment
August 5, 2021 2495 1469

Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) under Governor Hope Uzodimma of creating an unfriendly environment resulting in a declining state economy and rising unemployment.   Spe... Read more

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Why party chair must resign, by PDP Youth leader
August 4, 2021 2821 1648

The crisis rocking the People Democratic Party (PDP) escalated yesterday, following the resignation of seven members of the National Working Committee (NWC). More officers are still threatening to resign their positions over what they described a... Read more

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Saraki committee meets Makinde, others over Oyo PDP crisis
August 4, 2021 2533 1449

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, said he would address all grievances within the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), with a view to making the party more formidable and well-positioned for victories in future elections.... Read more

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Fresh battles rage for soul of PDP, APC ahead 2023
August 4, 2021 2168 1089

Titanic battle for the soul of Nigeria’s two dominant political parties, ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got fiercer yesterday, as the days race towards the lifting of embargo on 2023... Read more

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Makinde Returns Seven Former Oyo Commissioners
August 3, 2021 2826 1712

The Oyo State House of Assembly will, on Wednesday, conduct a screening of seven immediate past Commissioners in Oyo State who are set to return. Speaker of the state Assembly, Honourable Adebo Ogundoyin, had, on Monday, received the list of the ... Read more

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Group urges INEC not to enlist Uba, Soludo, others
August 3, 2021 2410 1256

The Association of Anambra State Registered Voters (ASARVOTE) has implored the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to enlist the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), and People... Read more

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Growing concern over legality of Buni’s APC leadership
August 2, 2021 2778 1615

The legal status of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Caretaker Chairman sparked another row yesterday. Immediate Past APC National Legal Adviser, Babatunde Ogala (SAN), said the party’s caretaker committee remains illegal. The Delta APC ... Read more

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Tinubu not hospitalised, returns home soon, says aide
August 1, 2021 3134 1849

Tunde Rahman, Special Adviser on Media to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has confirmed that the former governor of Lagos State is alive and without any medical problem. Rahman made this known... Read more

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APC elects consensus ward executives amid dissenting voices
August 1, 2021 2589 1333

There was apprehension that the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ward Congresses would end in crises, but that was not to be because in many states, candidates emerged through consensus. In places where there were strong dissenting voices, especial... Read more

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Appeal Court sets aside judgment sacking Anambra PDP Exco
July 31, 2021 3233 1859

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the judgment of Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, which sacked the Executive Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State. Delivering Judgement over... Read more

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APC crisis;Buhari orders Osinbajo to intervene
July 31, 2021 2785 1388

Worried by the impact of the judgment of the Supreme Court on the fate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to meet with all ministers who are lawyers in his cabinet. T... Read more

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Supreme court verdict; Akeredolu receives tumultuous welcome in Ondo
July 31, 2021 2484 1209

The Ondo State capital, Akure, was thrown into wild jubilation yesterday over the verdict of the Supreme Court, which upheld the victory of the state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) at the October 10, 2020 governorship election.   Ake... Read more

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No going back on APC congresses, Buni vows despite court verdict
July 30, 2021 3045 1559

Wednesday’s Supreme Court split decision that upheld the election of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, as winner of the November 20, 2020 governorship poll, has thrown up confusion within the fold of the governing All Progressives Congr... Read more

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Ekiti 2022; Oni, Eleka disagree over zoning of governorship to south
July 29, 2021 3692 2220

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, and former Deputy Governor of the State, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka have disagreed on the desirability of zoning the governorship to the South senatorial district in 2022.   Power has elu... Read more

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Senate unravels facts on illegal diversion of N665.8b by AGF’s office
July 29, 2021 3174 1883

The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has unraveled facts on how the Office of Accountant General of the Federation illegally diverted N665.8 billion from the Solid Mineral Development Funds and Stabilisation Funds to the Independent National El... Read more

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Plateau political class urges Lalong on presidency
July 29, 2021 2866 1460

Some important political personalities, as well as chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State are persuading the Chairman Northern Governors’ Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong to contest the 2023 P... Read more

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APC inaugurates committees for July 31 ward congress
July 29, 2021 2526 1234

Ahead of its July 31 ward congress, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday inaugurated a two-man congress committee for each of the 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Inaugurating the committees at the party&rsquo... Read more

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More PDP governors to defect, says Presidency
July 28, 2021 2852 1748

The Presidency took swipe on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for saying that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has turned the Presidential Villa into its headquarters. At their meeting in Bauchi on Monday, PDP governors accused the APC of &l... Read more

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Anambra billionaires to review stance on Soludo as Ozigbo invites stakeholders
July 28, 2021 2647 1573

Barely three days to the close of the substitution window set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the November 6, 2021 gubernatorial poll in Anambra State, billionaire captains of industry in the state have planned a meetin... Read more

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