Politics

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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APC accuses Mimiko of splashing N500m as “parting gifts’’ on aides

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the outgoing governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko of approving the sum N500 million as “parting gifts“ to political office holders.

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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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