Politics

Tension as Lagos PDP rival factions jostle for party

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos There exists palpable tension as rival factions of the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have begun to jostle for the soul of the party in the state.

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Saheed Osupa admitted to study political science in UI

By Seun Agboola, Lagos A popular fuji musician, Alhaji Saheed Osupa, has gone back to school to obtain a university degree.

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PDP clears Ize-Iyamu, Edebiri, others for Edo guber primaries

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin  The Peoples Democratic Party has cleared three aspirants who bought the party’s nomination and expression of interest form for the party’s primaries ahead of the September 10 governorship election. 

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Thugs chase factional PDP secretary away from secretariat

By Wahab Akannji, Abuja The leadership crisis rocking the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has escalated further as angry party youths stormed the secretariat to chase away the factional secretary loyal to the Ali Modu Sheriff led group. 

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Opposition parties endorse Odubu for Edo APC governorship ticket

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City  Members of the Coalition of Registered Political Parties in Edo State have thrown their support for the bid of the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Dr. Pius Odubu to clinch the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). 

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Ondo governorship poll: Olabimtan seeks forum for APC aspirants

By Samuel Faleye, Akure A governorship aspirant in the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Victor Olabimtan has proposed the formation of ‘APC Aspirants roundtable’ to foster unity among the contestants for the coming primary election of the party.

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Makarfi to Sheriff: ‘Don’t force yourself on PDP’

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee, Sen. Mohammed Ahmed Markarfi has reacted to the leadership tussle that took place on Monday at the party’s national secretariat.

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Sheriff breaks into PDP secretariat, says he remains national chairman

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Their seems to be no end in sight in the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the embattled former National Chairman, Ali-Modu Sheriff is insisting that he remains the chairman of the party until 2018.

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Lagos APC Assembly aspirants task Ambode on inclusive government

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who contested tickets of the party for seats in the state’s House of Assembly in the last 2015 general elections have called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to run an all-inclusive government.

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Ondo APC flays PDP over comments on Buhari’s envoys list

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has flayed its counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its comment on the list of ambassadorial nominees forwarded to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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