Politics

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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PDP Senators reject Modu Sheriff

The South East and South-South caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the Senate on Tuesdayrejected the choice of a former Governor of Borno state. senator Alli Modu Sheriff as the Acting National Chairman of the party.

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Ex-Borno governor, Modu Sheriff emerges new PDP national chairman

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked the immediate past governor of Borno State, Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff as its new National Chairman.

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Benue South Rerun: APC candidate accuses Mark of desperation

By Tersee Akaar, Makurdi

 

The campaign organization of the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate in the scheduled re run poll for Benue South, Mr. Daniel Onjeh has accused the immediate past president of the Senate, Mr. David Mark of being too desperate to win the poll.

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Benue senatorial rerun: APC candidate raises alarm over militants’ presence 

By Tersee Akaar, Makurdi 

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)in the February 20th senatorial re-run election for Benue South, Mr. Daniel Onjeh has raised alarm over the presence of militant groups in the state. 

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Contestants step down for PDP’s candidate in Kogi senatorial  rerun 

By Sulaiman Achema, Lokoja 

Five candidates in the Kogi East senatorial district rerun election for Kogi State said that they have stepped down for Senator Attai Ali Aidoko of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the interest of peaceful and transparent election come February 20, 2016. 

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Dickson boasts, says, ‘I’m ready for Sylva at tribunal’

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa              

 

Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has boasted that he was ready to face the candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Timipre Sylva, at the Election Petition Tribunal.

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