Category Archives: Politics

Still on the ministerial nominees

The recent ministerial list released by President Muhammadu Buhari has further showed how the presidency and indeed the ruling APC is ready to take Nigeria to the Next Level. Indeed, the list is populated by persons who have all it

Still on the ministerial nominees

The recent ministerial list released by President Muhammadu Buhari has further showed how the presidency and indeed the ruling APC is ready to take Nigeria to the Next Level. Indeed, the list is populated by persons who have all it

Still on the ministerial nominees

The recent ministerial list released by President Muhammadu Buhari has further showed how the presidency and indeed the ruling APC is ready to take Nigeria to the Next Level. Indeed, the list is populated by persons who have all it

Oyo ADC stakeholders disown Lanlehin

A faction of Oyo State African Democratic Congress (ADC) has distanced itself from  the purported withdrawal of the party’s candidate in the last election, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, from the alliance with the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP). The faction said

Oyo ADC stakeholders disown Lanlehin

A faction of Oyo State African Democratic Congress (ADC) has distanced itself from  the purported withdrawal of the party’s candidate in the last election, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, from the alliance with the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP). The faction said

Oyo ADC stakeholders disown Lanlehin

A faction of Oyo State African Democratic Congress (ADC) has distanced itself from  the purported withdrawal of the party’s candidate in the last election, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, from the alliance with the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP). The faction said

Women in Politics: Nigeria ranks 181 out of 193 countries

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) says Nigeria currently ranks 181 out of 193 countries polled in terms women’s participation in politics. Dr Joy Onyesoh, Country Director, WILPF Nigeria, said this on Thursday in Abuja. Onnyeso...

‘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 Initiative, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to treat with honesty the controversy

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 Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the Akwa Ibom Northwest senatorial election.

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 statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Chibuike Onyeukwu. Ihedioha had earlier suspended all elected

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 of nine of the 24 members of the seventh Assembly. Government officials said the lawmakers

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 Party (LP) challenging the victory of Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the March 9

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 dismiss the four appeals filed by the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in

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 State House of Assembly rejected nomination for the House leadership by the State Executive Committee

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 the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the November governorship election in Bayelsa State.The women

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 of the All Progressives Congress (APC), are waiting for a proclamation letter from Governor Godwin

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 and the capacity to deliver. The governor spoke on Monday when he swore in Secretary

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 second term bid, said whether he gets a second term or not depends on God

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 Niger Delta. A statement on Sunday by Dokubo’s media aide, Murphy Ganagana, said Akeredolu spoke

‘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 organisations. Convened by the Prof. Uzodimma Nwala-led Alaigbo Development Forum (ADF), the groups, after exhaustive