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Kogi 2019 Guber: 20 APC governorship aspirants move against Yahaya Bello

Kogi 2019 Guber: 20 APC governorship aspirants move against Yahaya Bello Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi state, 20 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Monday, rejected Governor Yahaya Bello’s adoption of indirect primaries to select the party’s candidate. The aspirants who met at the Maitama-Abuja home of Senator Alex Kadiri under the auspices...... more

Election Tribunal: Obi raises hope of victory •Says INEC must provide server used for polls

Election Tribunal: Obi raises hope of victory •Says INEC must provide server used for polls Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has reaffirmed his party’s resolve to continue with its court case at the election tribunal until justice is done. He insisted that all hope is not lost even as he asked the Independent National Electoral Commission...... more

Edo Assembly: Call Obaseki to order, members-elect tell Buhari

Edo Assembly: Call Obaseki to order, members-elect tell Buhari Newly-elected members of the Edo State House of Assembly who are yet to be inaugurated, have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, to prevail on Governor Godwin Obaseki to issue the letter of proclamation to enable the House to function and avoid a constitutional crisis....... more

Gov. Abiodun inaugurates committee to review Amosun’s last-minute promotion of Obas

Gov. Abiodun inaugurates committee to review Amosun’s last-minute promotion of Obas Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun on Monday inaugurated a committee to review the recent appointments, installations and promotions of traditional rulers in the State by the immediate past administration of Senator Ibikunle Amosun with an assurance that his administration would not allow any form of assault on the traditional institution or...... more

Gbajabiamila: I will consider PDP, others in House committees

Gbajabiamila: I will consider PDP, others in House committees Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has said opposition members will be considered in the composition of committees in the next few days. The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, had in March said the ruling party will not cede its leadership positions in the...... more

2023 presidential ticket must go to South-West – Lawan

 2023 presidential ticket must go to South-West – Lawan Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has dissociated himself from a statement calling for power shift to Nigeria’s South-west in 2023. The statement credited to Mr Lawan advocated for a power-shift to the Yoruba-dominated region in honour of widely acclaimed winner of 1993 presidential elections, late Moshood Abiola. Mr Lawan was said to...... more

Declare me Osun governor, Adeleke tells Supreme Court

Declare me Osun governor, Adeleke tells Supreme Court Senator Ademola Adeleke has asked the Supreme Court to uphold his appeal and set aside the judgment of the Appeal Court, while restoring the judgment of the tribunal which declared him the winner of September 2018 governorship election in Osun State. Responding to the application on Monday, counsel to Governor Gboyega...... more

Fresh crisis rocks APGA over speakership, governorship positions in Anambra

Fresh crisis rocks APGA over speakership, governorship positions in Anambra Fresh crisis is rocking the All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA in Anambra State, following the choices of Speakership and Governorship positions. Though the state House of Assembly had elected it’s leadership with Hon Uche Okafor from Ayamelum emerging as the speaker, but members of the party are planning a protest over...... more

AA suspends Okorocha‘s in-law, Uche Nwosu

AA suspends Okorocha‘s in-law, Uche Nwosu The Action Alliance (AA) has suspended Uche Nwosu, its candidate in March governorship election in Imo state. Nwosu, who is the son-in-law to Rochas Okorocha, a former governor of Imo, was accused of insubordination, anti-party activities and mismanagement of funds. Kenneth Uneze, national chairman of AA, made this known while addressing...... more

Guber election: Kogi East elders reject Wada, Idris; prune aspirants from 40 to six

Guber election: Kogi East elders reject Wada, Idris; prune aspirants from 40 to six Kogi East Elders Council, KEEC, has pruned the number of aspirants from the zone for the November 16 governorship election in the state from 40 to six. The Elders Council, which made this known after publishing the result of their screening of the aspirants weekend, said their decision was in a...... more

Face-off: Bode George should shut up, leave PDP — Jimi Agbaje

Face-off: Bode George should shut up, leave PDP — Jimi Agbaje Things seem to be falling apart in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State. Perhaps, this can be attributed to the party’s dismal performance in the last general elections. The party seems not to have gotten over it and it has led to the blame game among leaders of the...... more

Jonathan’s ally joins Bayelsa guber race

Jonathan’s ally joins Bayelsa guber race Chief Benson Agadaga, an associate and kinsman of Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has declared interest to contest the Bayelsa governorship election slated for November 16, 2019. Agadaga, National Chairman, Ogbia Brotherhood Worldwide, a Socio-Cultural group, said on Sunday in Yenagoa that he was ready to bring development to the people if elected....... more

INEC Server: Atiku tackles mischief makers

INEC Server: Atiku tackles mischief makers Nigerias Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says certain statements in circulation on the Servers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is handiwork of mischief makers to mar his spotless pro-democratic record. Atiku in communique via his spokesman, Paul Ibe, said the statements circulating are aimed at laying the groundwork on false...... more

APC crisis may delay submission of ministerial list to Senate

APC crisis may delay submission of ministerial list to Senate There are feelers that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Presidency are struggling to manage series of political turmoil billowing in virtually all the states regarding ministerial nominees. “My brother, the crisis is much this time around, particularly as party leaders have become confident that the President is not a...... more

2019 Elections: How political parties created logistic challenges – INEC

2019 Elections: How political parties created logistic challenges – INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the  large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem. Malam Mohammed Haruna, the National Commissioner in charge of Kwara, Kogi and Nasarawa States,  said this in Ilorin while speaking with journalists. The...... more

APC candidates blame South East leaders for party’s failure in Igbo land

APC candidates blame South East leaders for party’s failure in Igbo land South East candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who ran House of Assembly races, under the aegis of the ‘Conference of 2019 Southeast APC House of Assembly Candidates’, have placed the failure of the party in the region on the negative actions of regional party leaders. Rising from a meeting...... more

Gov. El-Rufai creates 3 new ministries in Kaduna

Gov. El-Rufai creates 3 new ministries in Kaduna Governor Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai has announced the creation of three new ministries and the abolition of three others in a restructuring that is aimed at ensuring smoother running of government. A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan Saturday the newly created ministries by the...... more

Onu not appointed SGF - Group

Onu not appointed SGF - Group The Onu Political Organisation (TOPO), has urged residents of Abakaliki and the general public to discountenance rumour of Dr Ogbonnaya Onu's appointment as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF)   The group expressed shock at the rumour making the rouns in a section of the social media that former Minister...... more

Kogi APC adopts indirect primaries for November governorship poll

Kogi APC adopts indirect primaries for November governorship poll As the race for Kogi State governorship in November hots up, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state has adopted indirect form of primaries in August to select the party’s candidate. Decision for the format was reached today, Saturday at the party’s state secretariat in Lokoja, during a State...... more

2019 polls: Buhari’s Campaign Team faults European Union’s report

2019 polls: Buhari’s Campaign Team faults European Union’s report President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign team has faulted the European Union Observation Mission’s report on the 2019 general elections. The campaign team spokesperson, Festus Keyamo, faulted the EU for not reaching a definite conclusion in the post-election report. “If you were an observer you should come to a definitive conclusion,” Keyamo said...... more

Akwa Ibom Tribunal warns Nsima Ekere against delay tactics

Akwa Ibom Tribunal warns Nsima Ekere against delay tactics The Governorship Elections Tribunal sitting in Uyo has warned the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, Nsima Ekere, against delay tactics. The tribunal led by justice A.M. Yakubu, gave the warning in reaction to a request by Ekere for more time to respond to applications made by respondents. This is...... more

We expect ministerial list in two weeks: Senators

We expect ministerial list in two weeks: Senators Preparations for the formation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet is expected to take proper shape within the next two weeks, The Guardian learned on Saturday. The Ahmad Lawan-led 9th Senate would upon resumption from its two weeks recess in July begin a speedy screening and confirmation of persons whose names are...... more

Omo-Agege is a mace thief, Dino Melaye blasts new deputy senate president

Omo-Agege is a mace thief, Dino Melaye blasts new deputy senate president Olusegun Abisoye Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District may have triggered another round of controversy with the newly sworn-in Deputy Senate President after he trolled Senate Ovie Omo-Agege over the mace incident that happened in the National Assembly premises last year. Sharing a picture on his Instagram page of...... more

Some PDP lawmakers betrayed our party during NASS elections - Wike

Some PDP lawmakers betrayed our party during NASS elections - Wike Some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in the National Assembly have been accused of betraying the party’s position in the election of principal officers because of pending corruption cases.The accusation was made by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike when the Anglican Bishop of the Province of Niger Delta, Most Rev...... more

Kaduna: Governorship tribunal adjourns to June 17, as petitioners set to present 685 witnesses

Kaduna: Governorship tribunal adjourns to June 17, as petitioners set to present 685 witnesses The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday adjourned hearing in the main petition of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to Monday, June 17. The Tribunal adjourned to allow the respondents in the petition time to study and verify documents, the petitioners presented as evidence before the Tribunal. Chairman of...... more

Nigeria: Igbo groups want SGF for South-East, back Ogbonnaya Onu

Nigeria: Igbo groups want SGF for South-East, back Ogbonnaya Onu A coalition of Igbo groups, on Friday, joined the call by the Ohaneze Youths Council for appointment of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) from the South-East geopolitical zone. The groups also urged the people of the zone to unite and mend fences with their North and South-West...... more

Zamfara: 10 Political parties reject court action against Gov. Matawalle

Zamfara: 10 Political parties reject court action against Gov. Matawalle Ten political parties in Zamfara have disassociated themselves from a court action challenging the election of Gov. Bello Matawalle said to have been instituted on their behalf by the All Peoples Party (APP). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governorship candidate of APP in the election, Alhaji Zayyanu...... more

2019 Elections: EU submits report to INEC

2019 Elections: EU submits report to INEC The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM), on Friday, submitted its findings and recommendations on the 2019 General Elections to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). EU Chief Observer, Maria Arena, while submitting the report to INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in Abuja, said that the union would, on Saturday,...... more

I trust no man especially politicians, says Gov. Wike

I trust no man especially politicians, says Gov. Wike Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Friday, said he does not trust “any human being”, especially politicians, because people always change. The governor while receiving visiting Bishops of the Anglican Province of the Niger Delta at the Government House, Port Harcourt, said he rather trusts only God who, he notes, never...... more

Violence, card reader failure major challenges of 2019 polls — INEC

Violence, card reader failure major challenges of 2019 polls — INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra State has identified violence and card reader failure as the core challenges it faced during the elections. This was made known on Thursday during the review of the conduct of the 2019 general elections, which was attended by collation officers, electoral officers and...... more

 

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