Politics

Ex-Ekiti governor, Oni announces bid to return to office

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti A former Governor of Ekiti State and the current National Deputy Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Asiwaju Segun Oni has announced his desire to return to office.

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Troops repel Boko Haram ambush in Borno

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri Troops of ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ have gallantly fought their way through an ambush by Boko-Haram insurgents along Ajiri-Dikwa road in Borno, according to an official.

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PDP closes case at Edo governorship election tribunal

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has closed their case before the Justice Ahmed Badamasi-led three-member election petition tribunal in Benin.

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Investigation Into Killings During Dec. 10 Re-Run Election In Rivers:

Victoria Hanson Panel’s Report, Laughable, Vindicates Us– PDP The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as laughable and a dangerous threat to Nigeria’s nascent democracy the huge senseless concoction submitted as their report by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP’s Panel investigating cases of killing in the State during the December 10, re-run election in connivance ...

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Two PDP lawmakers defect to APC in Jigawa

By Haruna Hadejia, Dutse Two members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Jigawa State House of Assembly have dumped their party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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I won’t allow federal agencies distract me, says Wike

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated federal agencies for their involvement what he termed desperate political blackmail against the state for the purpose of slowing down its rapid development.

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We’ll not allow Wike to destroy Rivers dignity, says Peterside

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has berated Governor Nyesom Wike for engaging in needless controversies.

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Edo poll: Tribunal grants Ize-Iyamu’s request for ballot recount

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City The Governorship election petition tribunal in Edo State has granted the request of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Osagie Nze-Iyamu for ballot recount.

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President Buhari will return on Saturday, says Presidency source

By Our Correspondent A source within the Presidency has stated that barring unforeseen circumstances, President Muhammadu Buhari, may return to the country from his vacation to the United Kingdom on Saturday.

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Saraki: ‘I spoke with Buhari, he is fine’

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is healthy and in high spirits.

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