Politics

Members remove Muduru, elect Faruk as new Katsina assembly speaker

By Haruna Musawa, Katsina Members of the Katsina State House of Assembly has impeached their Speaker, Alhaji Aliyu Muduru.

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INEC assures on credible polls in Ekiti, Osun

By Ismaila Akanji, Abuja The National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has pledged to conduct credible elections in Ekiti and Osun in 2018.

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INEC earmarks N1.4bn for ballot boxes for 2019 general elections

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has earmarked N1.4b for the purchase of ballot boxes for the conduct of 2019 general elections.

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Lagos lawmaker debunks defection rumour, says I’m loyal to PDP

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Dipo Olorunrinu who is representing Amuwo Odofin I Constituency, has stated that he remains loyal to his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in spite of its internal crisis.

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Supporters cry out, says Zakzaky going blind

By Our Correspondent Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria have claimed that its detained leader, Sheikh ZakZaky is going blind.

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AD denies reports on plan merger with PDP

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos National Chairman of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Chief Joseph Avazi has denied merger talks between the party and the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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How Osinbajo’s visit to Bayelsa united Dickson, Sylva

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa It was a thing of joy as two political foes, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State and his immediate predecessor, Chief Timipre Sylva looked at each other eyeball-to-eyeball for the first time after the controversial 2015/2016 governorship elections in the state.

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Kano APC crisis: Kwankwaso, Ganduje express resolve for peace

By Musa Gada, Kano Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has stated his resolve to settle the current rift between him and the immediate past governor of the state, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwakwanso.

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APC candidate wins Plateau assembly by-election

By Solomon Gabkwet, Jos The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Jackson Nimmwang, the winner of Saturday’s Langtang South State Constituency by-election in Plateau.

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Let’s curb recession with agriculture, Gbajabiamila tells Nigerians

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Majority Leader of the Federal House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has charged Nigerians to embrace agriculture as alternative way to cushion effects of the current economic recession.

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