Category: Politics

No End to Wike’s Politics of Deceit and Lies, Says Rivers APC

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress has described as “really bizarre” for a state governor to blame the federal government for deliberately...

Fayose’s Brother Dumps PDP, Donate Family House to ADP in Ekiti.

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ekiti* An interesting turn played out in Afao-Ekiti, the home town of Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday as his brother, Ayo Oluwayose dumped the...

Rein in Your Gunmen, Stop Endangering Lives of Rivers People, APC Tells Wike

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, said its miffed and highly disturbed that since the nomination process for a legally compromised local...

Enugu Workers Endorse Ugwuanyi for Second Term

Workers and pensioners in Enugu State under the auspices of the Organized Labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday...

2019: Buhari’s Declaration Does Not Daunt Us, Says Atiku Group

A political group, Atiku Abubakar Grassroots Ambassadors of Nigeria, has said there was nothing unusual about the decision of President Mohammadu Buhari’s to declare...

Reelection: Masari, Ganduje Celebrate over Buhari’s Declaration

Pledge necessary machinery for his victory• BY ANWWAL IBRAHIM in Katsina• Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State and his Kano State counterpart Abdullahi Umar...

INEC: We Won’t Allow Cash and Carry  Votes in Ekiti Governorship Election

Don’t outsmart the smart card readers, Obas warn BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti*   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured the...

Buhari Wants Senate Confirmation of NPC Members

Nigeria’s President, Mr. Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointments of 23 members of the National Population Commission (NPC)....

Ekiti 2018: Group Deploys 24 Observers to Monitor CVR

Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) said it had deployed 24 personnel to Ekiti to monitor the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ahead of the...

Sani Says His Committee Yet to Receive Letter of Request on $2.5bn Eurobond

Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts,  Sen. Shehu Sani, says his committee is yet to receive any letter from the Presidency to the Senate on the...

ECOWAS Calls for Scrutiny of Technology Deployed for Elections

Gen. Francis Behanzin, the Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, ECOWAS Commission has called for the scrutiny of technology being deployed for...

Tor Tiv: Collect Your PVCs, National ID Cards

The Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse has called on local government authorities in Benue to work with traditional institutions in massive mobilisation of eligible voters to...

Buhari’s Second Term Declaration a Nullity, Says HURIWA

A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers’ Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has declared as a nullity, the declaration of...

Buhari’s Declaration A Patriotic Response to Clarion Call, Says Okorocha

•Good news for anti-corruption fight, says CACOL• BY ROLAND OGBONNAYA• Governor of Imo State and Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha...

Ekiti: Group Condemns Fayose for Barring Obas from Attending Pro-Buhari Meeting

A political interest group, JKF Movement, drumming up support for the governorship ambition of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has...

Abuja: Conference on Use of Technology in Elections Begins Monday

Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs) from member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the South African Development Community (SADC)...

Gombe: Police Alert Stakeholders on Possible Causes of Political Violence

The Gombe State Police Commissioner, Mr. Shina Tairu Olukolu has alerted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and other security agencies of a current...

2019 Election Time Table: PDP Backs NASS, Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it supports the views of the National Assembly (NASS) and majority of Nigerians over the forth-coming 2019 election...

Ekiti Spurns Orji Kalu’s ‘Peace Advocacy’ Visit

•Says: “We already have peace in the state The planned visit of former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, to Ekiti State has been rejected by the State...

2019 Election: Labour Party Joins ADP in Lagos

The pro workers political party, the Labour Party has joined Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Lagos on Sunday. Confirming the news to journalists at the party’s...