Category Archives: Politics

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.

Observer hails INEC, security agencies’ preparedness for guber polls

An accredited election observer group has commended the preparedness of the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies for Saturday’s governorship and state Houses of

Obiano’s wife tasks women on leadership potentials

Wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano has called on women to take advantage of opportunities available to them to maximize

‘We are prepared for security challenges in Ondo’

Ahead of Saturday’s state and Ondo South Senatorial re-run polls, the State Police Command have assured the citizenry of violence-free elections. According to its commissioner,

Farmers drag Cross River government to court over Boki oil palm estate

Forty-three farmers in Boki local government area of Cross River State have dragged the state government to court over the alleged arbitrary revocation of their

Owan-Enoh, Usani lay claim to guber ticket in Cross River

With the governorship elections slated for Saturday in Cross River State, the Senator representing the central district of the state, John Owan-Enoh, and Niger Delta

Gambari’s group to Amosun, others: Give peace a chance

The Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD) being Coordinated by Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,  has

Clark appeals to FG to withdraw military from election duties

Niger Delta leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to withdraw the military from all election duties. Clark,

Abia: Ikpeazu sacks TC chairmen

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has reportedly sacked three out of the seventeen Transition Committee Chairmen that he recently appointed to oversee the

Tinubu tasks women on governance

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu on Tuesday urged women to help and mentor each other to enable them hold more political positions in the country. Tinubu told the

MASSOB commends Afenifere’s role in dousing post-election tensions

Pro-Biafran group, the Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) on has commended a pan Yoruba group, Afenifere for the role it played

‘We didn’t intimidate any Civil Servant in Ondo’

Ondo State civil servants on Monday hailed Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for not politicizing the civil service. Rather, they praised him for promoting their interests. According

‘Let us build on Presidential/NASS election victory’

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state Mohammed Dele Belgore at the weekend urged party members to work assiduously for the

2019: APC express dismay over poll outcome in Kogi West

allege PDP of rigging   The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi West senatorial district has alleged the state chapter of

Abia: APGA candidate demands cancellation of Obingwa LG results

Senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia South zone, Chief Chris Nkwonta, has called for the cancellation of results of the

Ogun West may miss it again if…….. – Akinwande

…Identifies disagreement between Isiaka, Akinlade as grave obstacle   An Ogun West development advocate, Engr. Gbenga Akinwande, on Saturday raised the alarm that the zone

INEC ordered supplementary election unnecessary, says Timi Frank

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Comrade Timi Frank has said

Again, Abdulrazaq floors Balogun-Fulani

The Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital has struck out a suit filed by the expelled Ishola Balogun-Fulani led All Progressives