2023: God will decide my political future – Gov. David Umahi

2023: God will decide my political future – Gov. David Umahi “God is on my mind. Where He wants me to go, I will go and what He wants me to do, I will do." Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi on Wednesday said that only God will decide his next destination after leaving office as the state’s governor in 2023. Umahi made...... more

How Igbo can get 2023 presidency – Idika Kalu

How Igbo can get 2023 presidency – Idika Kalu Former Minister of Finance, Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu has urged proponents of regional government to jettison the idea, as it is unrealistic. According to him, going back to the regions, as was in the First Republic is unrealistic. In this interview, the elder statesman advised the Igbo on what to do...... more

Umeh’s account of Peter Obi’s reelection: Setting the records straight, by Maurice Iwu

Umeh’s account of Peter Obi’s reelection: Setting the records straight, by Maurice Iwu I didn’t want to join issues with Chief Victor Umeh regarding his statement about me in an interview he granted to attack Peter Obi. However, it is important for the records to categorically refute the falsehood in Chief Umeh’s interview. Perhaps more important is the lesson that leadership is not a...... more

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu emerges APC Flagbearer

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu emerges APC Flagbearer Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has won the Governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the October 10, gubernatorial election in the State. Akeredolu defeated 7 other aspirants including Chief Olusola Oke, Sola Iji, Isaac Kekemeke, Olaide Adelami, Mrs Jumoke Anifowose, Nathaniel Adojutelegan and Bukola Adetula....... more

2023: Na’abba, Agbakoba, Utomi, Ezekwesili, others float new political movement

2023: Na’abba, Agbakoba, Utomi, Ezekwesili, others float new political movement Ahead of the 2023 general elections, 30 prominent Nigerian activists, academics, and other professionals, have formed a new political movement called National Consultative Front. The group’s objectives include mobilizing Nigerians for a popular mass action towards political constitutional reforms that are citizen-driven and process-led in engendering a new peoples’ constitution. This...... more

Nigeria should return to regions, Buhari, APC incompetent – Balarabe Musa

Nigeria should return to regions, Buhari, APC incompetent – Balarabe Musa Alhaji Balarabe Musa, a former Governor of old Kaduna State has said that the only way out of the numerous challenges confronting Nigeria was to divide the country into six regions. “Let us restructure the country and go back to the regional arrangement, and so, should abolish the states and go...... more

Edo 2020: APC disqualifies Obaseki, two others from primary

Edo 2020: APC disqualifies Obaseki, two others from primary The All Progressives Congress has declared the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and two others ineligible to contest in the July 22 governorship primary election in Edo State. The screening committee announced the disqualification while presenting its report to the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee in Abuja on Friday. Apart from...... more

Dad’ll run for 2023 presidency, says Atiku’s son

Dad’ll run for 2023 presidency, says Atiku’s son Adamu Atiku-Abubakar, the son of former Vice President  Atiku Abubakar, has said his father will contest the presidency again in 2023. Atiku’s son said this while presenting the score card of his ministry as the Commissioner for Works and Energy in Adamawa State as the administration of Governor Ahmadu Finitiri, of...... more

Tribunal dismisses SDP, Akpoti’s petition against Bello’s election

Tribunal dismisses SDP, Akpoti’s petition against Bello’s election The Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Monday dismissed the petition filed by the Socialist Democratic Party (SDP) and its candidate in the last governorship election in the state, Natasha Akpoti, for lacking in merit. The petitioners had challenged the victory of Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives...... more

Enugu LG Polls: Gov. Ugwuanyi, Ekweremadu, others campaign for PDP

Enugu LG Polls: Gov. Ugwuanyi, Ekweremadu, others campaign for PDP   ...As party leaders laud gov on peace, good governance Ahead of the Saturday's Local Government elections in Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Thursday, led stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state in a final push for votes at the grand finale of the party’s campaign, held...... more

Every Nigerian should be worried about state of insecurity – Prof Nwosu, ex-minister

Every Nigerian should be worried about state of insecurity – Prof Nwosu, ex-minister A former Minister of Health, Prof ABC  Nwosu,  in this interview, speaks about the lingering security challenges in the country, why the security chiefs should be sacked, need for regional security outfits, among other issues The issue of insecurity has remained a major concern to many Nigerians lately. South-West governors launched...... more

Enugu to hold LG election Feb. 29

Enugu to hold LG election Feb. 29 The Enugu State Independent National Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) says it will conduct local government election in the state on Feb. 29, 2020. The Chairman of ENSIEC, Dr Mike Ajogu in a statement on Wednesday in Enugu, advised all political parties in the state to take note of the statutory notice for...... more

Kogi State Budgets N176.2bn for 2020 (Full Budget Speech by Gov. Yahaya Bello)

Kogi State Budgets N176.2bn for 2020 (Full Budget Speech by Gov. Yahaya Bello) ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNOR YAHAYA BELLO OF KOGI STATE  REPRESENTED BY THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF THE STATE, HIS EXCELLENCY,  CHIEF EDWARD ONOJA AT THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2020 BUDGET PROPOSAL TO THE KOGI STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ON 4TH DECEMBER, 2019. PROTOCOLS: 1. Mr. Speaker and Honourable members, let me...... more

PDP asks INEC to push for Legalisation of Electronic voting.

PDP asks INEC to push for Legalisation of Electronic voting. The National Working Committee of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday met with representatives of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over issues of electoral reforms. Leaders of the political party during the meeting urged the electoral body to lead the process of electoral reforms that will legalise...... more

APC threatens to expel member seeking third term for Buhari

APC threatens to expel member seeking third term for Buhari The All Progressives Congress (APC) has distanced itself from a suit seeking amendment of the constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari get another term in office. Charles Enya, a member of the party in Ebonyi, had filed the suit before a federal high court in Abakaliki, the state capital. Enya, who served as...... more

Kogi West: I will not boycott Saturday''s election, says Dino Melaye

Kogi West: I will not boycott Saturday''s election, says Dino Melaye Candidate in the Kogi West Senatorial rerun election for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Dino Melaye, has dismissed speculations that he would boycott Saturdays rerun senatorial election, saying he would participate in the election.  Melaye had defeated his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, Smart Adeyemi, in the February election, but...... more

Kogi Election: Why INEC chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu must resign – Group

Kogi Election: Why INEC chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu must resign – Group The convener, Kogi Liberation Movement (KLM) Comrade Salihu Adam Jiddah, has called for the resignation of the chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu. He accused him of bringing shame to the electoral system of the country since he took over from his predecessor Prof Atahiru Jega in 2015....... more

We’ll overrun Bello, APC across Kogi, PDP vows

We’ll overrun Bello, APC across Kogi, PDP vows Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the threats of violence from the All Progressives Congress (APC) would never deter it from over-running Governor Yahaya Bello and his party in all the senatorial zones of the state in the November 16 governorship election. The party’s position was predicated on the alleged...... more

PRESS STATEMENT BY FESTUS KEYAMO, SAN, FCIArb (UK)

PRESS STATEMENT BY FESTUS KEYAMO, SAN, FCIArb (UK) Wednesday, November 06, 2019  A REJOINDER TO PROF. BEN NWABUEZE’S PRESS STATEMENT ON THE SUPREME COURT’S DECISION IN THE CASE INVOLVING ATIKU V. INEC & BUHARI. My respect for Professor Ben Nwabueze is immense. His age and achievements in the Nigerian legal field and other walks of life set him out...... more

Rochas Okorocha expose: My travails in Imo

Rochas Okorocha expose: My travails in Imo Immediate past governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has always been in the news for both good and bad reasons. Characteristic of him, in this interview with Sunday Sun in Abuja, he speaks on wide range of issues, including his stewardship as governor, IPOB, 2023 Igbo presidency, and why he spent...... more

INEC shifts Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls to Nov. 16

INEC shifts Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls to Nov. 16 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has shifted the date for the Kogi and Bayelsa States governorship election earlier scheduled for November 2 to November 16. The Commission disclosed this in a statement issued by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye on Thursday in...... more

Wike vs Awara: The blood of those killed during Rivers election will haunt Amaechi – Fani-Kayode

Wike vs Awara: The blood of those killed during Rivers election will haunt Amaechi – Fani-Kayode Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Saturday, lambasted Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, over the outcome of the Rivers State governorship election. Governor Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was declared winner of the March 9 Governorship election in the state. State Returning Officer, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Federal University,...... more

INEC declares Wike winner of Rivers gov poll

INEC declares Wike winner of Rivers gov poll The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Nyesom Wike, who is also the incumbent governor of Rivers State has defeated his closest rival, the candidate of the African Action Congress, Biokpomabo Awara. Wike polled 888,264 votes to beat the candidate of the AAC who polled 137,859 votes. INEC’s collation officer for...... more

Rivers State AAC Deputy Governorship Candidate withdraws from 2019 Governorship Election, defects to the PDP

Rivers State AAC Deputy Governorship Candidate withdraws from  2019 Governorship Election, defects to the PDP Rivers  State Deputy Governorship  Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) , Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh has withdrawn  from the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election , defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP). Addressing journalists at his home in Port Harcourt on Monday, Chief Yeeh  said the reason for his...... more

Figures were written during the presidential election - Shettima alleges, blames INEC

Figures were written during the presidential election - Shettima alleges, blames INEC - Yerima Shettima alleges that INEC worked to favour the APC during the presidential election in Nigeria - Criticises some local observers who claim the election was fair enough as he argues that it is easy to compromise them - says there is confusion in the north as to why elections...... more

INEC server shows Buhari lost presidential election with 1.6 million votes, Atiku, PDP claim

INEC server shows Buhari lost presidential election with 1.6 million votes, Atiku, PDP claim The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) computer server shows that Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won the February 23 election with about 1.6 million votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari, the opposition candidate claims. This is contained in the petition filed on Monday by the PDP and Mr...... more

Presidential polls: PDP, Atiku have evidence to win at Tribunal – Counsel

Presidential polls: PDP, Atiku have evidence to win at Tribunal – Counsel Dr. Livy Uzoukwu, has said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has all the facts to prosecute his case at the tribunal and emerge victorious. Uzoukwu a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Lead Counsel of the Atiku/Obi legal team,...... more

Bauchi governor to sue INEC over guber results

Bauchi governor to sue INEC over guber results Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar, has disclosed he is heading to court to challenge Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on its decision to resume collation of results in the state ahead of supplementary elections. He described INEC’s decision as illegal and an attempt to reverse itself in its previous decision to hold supplementary...... more

APC faults INEC’s decisions on Rivers, Bauchi

APC faults INEC’s decisions on Rivers, Bauchi The All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted the decisions taken by the Independent National Electoral Commission with regards to the inconclusive elections in six states, particularly Rivers and Bauchi. The party said that INEC must put a halt to the madness and brazen illegality.After the March 9 governorship elections across the...... more

Gbenga Daniel resigns from active politics

Gbenga Daniel resigns from active politics A former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has announced his resignation from active politics.   The news of the resignation was contained in a letter Daniel sent to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus.   Daniel was the Director General of the Atiku Presidential...... more

 

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