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Another PDP Rep defects to APC
July 7, 2021 2620 1358

Another member of the House of Representatives from Nasarawa State, Jonathan Gbefwi Gaza on Wednesday decamped from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Gaza is the fifth member of the PDP to have defe... Read more

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Supreme Court upholds Abiru’s victory as Lagos East Senator
July 7, 2021 2335 1171

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)’s suit which sought to disqualify Senator Adetokunbo Abiru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from continuing to represent Lagos East Senatorial District. I... Read more

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INEC captures 203,497 eligible voters online in one week
July 7, 2021 2491 1397

One week after it began the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR), the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 203,497 eligible Nigerians have completed the online pre-registration as fresh voters.   The figure, ac... Read more

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Anambra guber; Zoning sentiment pitches ‘OAU’ against Ihiala bloc
July 7, 2021 2358 1253

The outcome of recent governorship primaries in the major political parties, namely, governing All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) waves the triumphant flag for Anambra South S... Read more

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CAN, HURIWA call for El-Rufai’s resignation over kidnap of 26 students
July 6, 2021 2761 1562

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) call have asked Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, to resign his position as governor due to escalation of insecurity in the state. Their calls we... Read more

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You can’t unseat Makinde with lies, others, group tells opposition
July 6, 2021 2452 1371

A SOCIO-POLITICAL group in Oyo State, the Oyo Kajola Group (OKG), has warned the state’s chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop fuelling insecurity and lies in its bid to take over the state by all means. It maintained that ... Read more

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I’m not floating a political party – Obasanjo
July 5, 2021 2536 1368

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday said he is not floating any political party .                          ... Read more

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Bayelsa gov rejects APC’s overtures, reaffirms commitment to PDP
July 5, 2021 2405 1354

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, yesterday, disclosed that he has rejected overtures of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), insisting that he is committed to the PDP. Although he expressed app... Read more

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Ninth Senate and fear of Order 73
July 4, 2021 2704 1469

Disagreement on the right percentage of oil revenue for host communities during the debate for the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) on Thursday brought Order 73 to the fore once again.   The order states that any senator may cha... Read more

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Ogun council polls and Abiodun’s push for internal democracy
July 4, 2021 2306 1208

In a few days time, the people of Ogun State will be heading to the polls to freely elect councillorship and council chairmanship candidates of their choice. The local government, as everyone knows, is the closest level of government to the people... Read more

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OGSIEC rules out council poll postponement
July 4, 2021 1972 914

The Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) has ruled out the postponement of the July 24 local council election, with a call on participating political parties to intensify efforts on their campaigns. OGSIEC Chairman, Mr. Babatu... Read more

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APC should expel Yari, Marafa for contravening party constitution, says Shinkafi
July 3, 2021 2580 1475

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi has called for the immediate expulsion of the former Governor of Zamfara State Abdulazeez Yari and Senator Kabiru Marafa from the party for contravening the APC constitu... Read more

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Lagos APC inaugurates committee to address post — Council primaries dispute
July 3, 2021 2302 1291

Following the crisis after the May 29 2021 local government primaries conducted by the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to elect candidates for the forthcoming council elections, the party has inaugurated its peace and reconcil... Read more

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Anambra Guber; Parties, candidates’ fates hang on court cases, crises
July 3, 2021 2051 1089

Fluid is the one word that captures the state of things regarding the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election. By the Independent National Election Commission’s (INEC) timelines, the straw polls by the 18 recognised political parties... Read more

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Supreme Court to fix hearing in PDP’s suit against Uzodimma
July 2, 2021 2539 1413

The Supreme Court is expected to fix the hearing date in a motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to sack Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma. Information at the court’s Registry revealed that the motion by the PDP, in whi... Read more

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Seven in race for APC national chairman
July 2, 2021 2237 1209

Seven are in the race for now. More may still join. Few may also withdraw along the line. But, the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention itself has remained elusive. Although the unelected National Caretaker Committee, led by Yobe State Gove... Read more

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We’re weaning Delta State of over-dependence on oil revenues – Emu
July 2, 2021 2063 1056

IT all boils down to the capacity and experience of the man in the driver’s seat, Governor Okowa. He’s been around at various levels and in many sectors to feel and empathise, particularly at the grassroots. When you alleviate poverty,... Read more

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Soludo names running mate for Anambra guber poll
July 2, 2021 1873 970

Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in November 6, 2021, Anambra State governorship election, Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, has nominated Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim as his running mate.Ibezim is the younger brother to the Archbis... Read more

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APC risks Zamfara treatment in Anambra guber poll
July 1, 2021 2382 1301

At a time when Anambra people are expressing surprise at the emergence of two rival candidates on the platforms of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ... Read more

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Tinubu welcomes Matawalle into APC family
July 1, 2021 2102 1129

Tinubu said in the statement: “Along with all other APC members, I heartily welcome Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State into the APC. The move by Governor Matawalle shows that he is dedicated to bringing good governance to his state an... Read more

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Allow me finish my tenure, Wike tells 2023 guber aspirants
July 1, 2021 1965 1051

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has urged governorship aspirants in 2023 to allow him finish his tenure. He also told the aspirants to learn how to curry the favour of voters in Ward 9 of Obio/Akpor Council to benefit from their role during el... Read more

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Anambra guber; Silent schemes that shaped PDP, APC primaries
June 30, 2021 2637 1434

Unknown to many, the battle for 2023 Presidency served as the background to understand the various warps and woofs that propelled the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship primary that took place last Saturday. Similar pugilism also... Read more

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Obaseki seeks support to develop Edo, insists politicing is over
June 30, 2021 2271 1255

Obaseki, who insisted that MEGA agenda was aimed at improving livelihoods and ensuring economic prosperity for Edo people, gave the charge while receiving new executive of the Ijaw Youths Council of Nigeria, Edo Chapter, who visited him at the Gov... Read more

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Senate passes PIB tomorrow, Gbajabiamila promises two weeks
June 30, 2021 2107 1107

The Senate, yesterday, said it would pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) tomorrow.   The disclosure, made by Senate President Ahmad Lawan, was sequel to the submission of a report by the Joint Committee on Petroleum and Gas that had been... Read more

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Abiodun, Amosun; Battle for the soul of Ogun APC
June 30, 2021 1929 1009

The Ogun State All Progressives Congress (APC) is still battling to put its house in order, as the chapter prepares for the next general elections. The rivalry between Governor Dapo Abiodun and his  predecessor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has c... Read more

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