Politics

Ex-governor Wada loses at governorship tribunal

Former Governor of Kogi State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 November and December governorship election in that state, Idris Wada has lost his bid to upstage incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello.

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Breaking News; Former PDP executive members hand over to Makarfi

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Former members of the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have handed over to the Senator Ahmed Makarfi led caretaker committee in a brief ceremony at the National Secretariat, Abuja.

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I’ll rid Ondo State of Poverty~ Adeyeye, APC Guber Aspirant

The Akure, Ondo State born Michael Olaoluwa Adeyeye is a United Kingdom (UK) trained Corporate Commercial Lawyer turned Politician. Just like an intrepid soldier fighting a war of attrition, at age 40, Adeyeye has fought and triumphed against many tangles of life. He recently joined the fast approaching governorship election in Ondo state? In this interview with Maxwell Adeyemi Adeyeye, Adeyeye bares his mind on the current state of governance in Ondo State and highlighted suggestions on how the quagmires currently rumbling ...

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Edo poll: Oyegun, others assures APC aspirants of transparent primaries

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin National Chairman of All Progressives Congress,  Chief John Odigie Oyegun has joined other leaders of the party to assure governorship aspirants in the Edo State chapter of a free and transparent primaries to pick the candidate for the forthcoming poll.

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Mild drama in Senate as Tinubu tackles Saraki over ranking

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja There was a mild drama at the Senate’s plenary on Thursday as the member representing Lagos Central District, Senator Oluremi Tinubu faulted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki for breaching ranking protocol in the day’s legislative business.

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Sherriff to court: I remain PDP chairman

*Says ‘Caretaker committee’ a contraption By Wahan Akanji The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new turn as Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has told the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt that he remains the party’s chairman.

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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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