Politics

More confusion for PDP as BoT sacks Makarfi

The crisis rocking the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) assumed a new dimension Wednesday, with the party’s Board of Trustees (BOT) saying it had taken over the leadership of the party pending the resolution of the leadership tussle in the fold.

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Borno governor writes police IGP over posters on presidential bid

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri  Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has written a petition to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase calling for investigation into the origin of campaign posters bearing his picture and that of his Imo State counterparT, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, canvassing for support for the 2019 presidency. 

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I will defeat PDP as APC governorship candidate, says Oke

By Samuel Faleye, Akure  A governorship aspirant in the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Olusola Oke, has expressed confidence that his emergence as the party’s flagbearer of the party will shatter the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. 

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‘APC can only win Ondo governorship if…’ PDP aspirant

By Samuel Faleye, Akure  A governorship aspirant in Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Yekini Olanipekun has stated that there is no room for the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. 

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Ekiti PDP begs workers over unpaid salary arrears

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti  The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has apologized to civil servants for their alleged maltreatment by Governor Ayo Fayose who is owing them five month arrears of salary. 

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Wife of wounded Edo d’gov’s security detail writes Buhahi, IGP, demands justice

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin  Wife of a serving policeman, Mrs. Stella Agge has written a letter of appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase demanding justice for her spouse, Inspector Felix Agge. 

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CCT adjourns Saraki’s graft case ‘indefinitely’

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the nation’s capital has adjourned the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, indefinitely.

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Edo 2016: APC settles for central district for deputy governorship

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin  The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dashed the hopes of candidates from the central senatorial zone of the state. 

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Delta Speaker restates two terms for Okowa

 UPU differs, says he must negotiate

Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya on Wednesday continued his crusade for second term for Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

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2016 governorship: Group tasks APC aspirants on good conduct

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

A group, Edo Voice has called on delegates on aspirants within the All Progressives Congress (APC) to look beyond personal interest and avoid hate campaigns

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