Category Archives: Politics

‘Treat server controversy right’

GROUP protecting the interest of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Deservation and Pukka

Witness presents documents confirming Akpabio’s victory

A mild played out at the elections petition tribunal in Akwa Ibom State when a witness, Mr. Godwin Afangideh, presented a document confirming that Senator

Imo gets caretaker committees

Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha on Wednesday inaugurated Interim Management Committees for the 27 local government areas. The appointment takes immediate effect, according to a

Heavy security, thugs at Edo Assembly

The Edo State House of Assembly was on Tuesday overtaken by security personnel to prevent a possible breakdown of law and order following Monday’s inauguration

Tribunal dismisses AD, LP petitions challenging Lagos governor’s election

The Lagos State Gubernatorial Election Petitions Tribunal sitting at Ikeja, Lagos on Monday dismissed petitions filed by the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and the Labour

Osun poll: Oyetola, APC, INEC ask Supreme Court to dismiss Adeleke’s appeals

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have urged the Supreme Court to

Edo APC lawmakers-elect reject party’s nomination

The rift between National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Governor Godwin Obaseki appeared deepened as the lawmakers-elect for the Edo

Women pray for APC aspirant ahead of Bayelsa guber

Bayelsa women under the auspices of Grassroots Leadership Forum (GLF) have declared a prayer session for the emergence of Preye Aganaba as the candidate of

Protest in Edo over non-inauguration of Assembly

There was protest on Wednesday in Benin City, Edo State, over the non-inauguration of the seventh House of Assembly. The lawmakers-elect, who are all members

Wike: loyalty required for appointments

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reiterated that his second term appointments will be based on absolute loyalty, commitment to the vision of the administration

Obaseki: no quarrel with Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has described the reported infraction between him and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, as fake. Obaseki, who also spoke on his

Akeredolu: Dokubo committed to Niger Delta development

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has praised coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, for his commitment to the development of the

‘Ndigbo should be ready to defend Igboland’

Igbo Organisations have called on the Igbo to get ready to defend themselves against threats of impending attacks by those they described as some jihadist

Ex-lawmaker tasks Obaseki to name politicians asking for money

A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon Razaq Bello-Osagie, has asked Governor Godwin Obaseki to shame those Edo politicians asking him for money

Peterside: Buhari committed to Nigeria’s growth

The Director-General of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to the development and growth

We shall collaborate with churches, mosques to sell our programmes – Hamzat

The Lagos State Deputy Governor Dr Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat has said the Sanwo-Olu administration would be seeking greater collaboration with the churches, mosques and other

Saraki: let’s use democracy to entrench peace, development

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated Nigerians on the nation’s attainment of 20 years of uninterrupted democracy. He urged the people to use democracy

A’Ibom Assembly passes budget of N672billion

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has passed the 2019 appropriation bill christened the budget of industrialization and poverty alleviation, into law. The 2019

Sen. Adeleke votes, optimistic of victory at tribunal

Sen. Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State on Saturday expressed optimism of emerging victorious at the Governorship Election Tribunal. He

29 candidates go for Adamawa governorship poll, 284 for Assembly seats

A total of 313 candidates under 29 political parties in Adamawa State will be contesting for Governorship and House of Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday.