Politics

‘Anything you see, you take’- Gov Wike dares PDP leaders to suspend him

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has dared the leadership of the PDP to suspend him. While speaking at a media parley in Rivers state today Septem...[Read More]

I rejected Tinubu’s senatorial ticket offer – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has revealed that he was wooed to join the All Progressive Congress by its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. W...[Read More]

Ayu threatened to resign if I won PDP presidential ticket – Gov Wike

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, says the chairman of PDP, Iyorchia Ayu, threatened to resign if he won the presidential primary election. The gove...[Read More]

2023: I wish that APC wins. And if God says no, the next person I wish that should win is Peter Obi – Gov Umahi

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state has said that only God can decide the fate of the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, and other cand...[Read More]

Tambuwal denies resigning as PDP governors’ forum chairman

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has denied resigning from his position as Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum. In a press...[Read More]

Ayu presides over PDP NEC meeting as members pass vote-of-confidence on him

The embattled chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Iyiocha Ayu, presided over the 97th National Executive Committee meeting of the party. There h...[Read More]

I was betrayed and outrightly manipulated – Shekarau speaks on why he dumped NNPP

Ibrahim Shekarau, senator representing Kano central has accused the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) of outrightly manipulating him and his followers....[Read More]

PDP governorship candidate’s campaign office demolished in Gombe (photos)

The campaign office of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Gombe state has been demolished. Authorities of the Gombe State Government demolished the ...[Read More]

“Swallow personal ambition and return to PDP” Makarfi tells Peter Obi

Former Governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Makarfi, has urged the presidential candidate of Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi, and the presidential candidate of...[Read More]

I’ll expose politicians planning to continue looting Nigeria – Gov Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike says some politicians canvassing for votes to win 2023 presidential election do not mean well for the country and t...[Read More]

2023 Election: Politicians see elections as war – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has raised an alarm of Nigerian politicians seeing elections as war. National Commissioner and Ch...[Read More]

Wike accuses Rivers elders of ganging up against him to ensure he did not emerge Atiku’s running mate

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike accused some elders of the state of ganging up against him to ensure he did not emerge Atiku’s running mate. ...[Read More]

Peter Obi meets with PDP Governors and others in Rivers state

Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi met with some Peoples Democratic Party Governors and other politicians in the opposition party on Monda...[Read More]

If Peter Obi wins and actually changes the country, better for all of us – Femi Kuti says as he denies calling ‘Obidients’ zombies

Nigerian music star, Femi Kuti has denied calling “Obidients”, who are simply those campaigning for Labour Party’s presidential cand...[Read More]

Wike drags Atiku and Tambuwal to court over PDP primary

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has sued the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar; and Sokoto State Go...[Read More]

Amaechi’s ally, Chris Finebone defects to PDP

Chris Finebone, a long-standing ally of former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to th...[Read More]

No problem if Peter Obi wins in 2023 as long as presidency comes to south – Gov Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, says he wouldn’t mind if Peter Obi of the Labour party wins the 2023 Presidential election as long as the Pre...[Read More]

2023: Wrong choice will consume Nigeria – Obasanjo

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has appealed to Nigerians to make the right choice as the wrong choice will co...[Read More]

Northern Christians who feel marginalized by Muslim-Muslim ticket should upgrade the conversation from politics to governance – Pastor Tunde Bakare

Serving Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church and former All Progressives Congress Presidential aspirant, Pastor Tunde Bakare has reacted to...[Read More]

Oyo Assembly impeaches Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan

The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan has been impeached. Olaniyan was impeached by members of the state House of Assembly ...[Read More]

Northern group removes APC Vice Presidential candidate, Kashima Shettima as Patron over ‘divisive comment’ of Peter Obi being President only in Igbo land

Coalition of Arewa Youths for Peace and National Development has removed Vice Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kashim Shettima...[Read More]

APC Chieftain, Daniel Bwala dumps the party after Tinubu announced his running mate

Popular lawyer and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Daniel Bwala has dumped the ruling party just after its presidential candidate, Bola Ti...[Read More]

Lagos PDP governorship candidate has not announced his running mate – Spokesperson

Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to rumor of actress Funke Akindele becoming the running mate of its governorship...[Read More]

We are working with EFCC to curtail vote-buying – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is working with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to curtail vote-b...[Read More]

14 out of 17 members of PDP panel preferred Wike as Atiku’s running mate – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom has again commented on the internal crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party. Speaking in an interview with Channels Televisi...[Read More]

Governorship election: Osun declares Friday work-free for PVC collection

Ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold in Osun state on July 16, the state government has declared Friday June 24, a work-free day, to e...[Read More]

Kogi Assembly impeaches Deputy Speaker, suspends three principal officers

The Kogi State House of Assembly on Friday, June 17, impeached the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Muhammed. The House also impeached three other membe...[Read More]

House of Reps member Shina Peller dumps APC and gives reasons for his decision

Shina Abiola Peller, a member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, has announced his exi...[Read More]

2023: South East governors and politicians frustrated our efforts to make Igbo man presidential candidate of PDP/APC – Ohanaeze

Socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has blamed politicians and governors of South East as the reason Igbos didn’t come out as presidential candidate...[Read More]

2023: PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar picks Governor Okowa as his running mate

PDP Presidential flagbearer in the 2023 General election, Atiku Abubakar, has picked Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as his running mate. He made...[Read More]

Tinubu submits Masari’s name as running mate to beat INEC deadline

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu has submitted the name of Kabir Ibrahim Masari as his running mat...[Read More]

2023: Muslim-Muslim ticket will lead to abysmal failure- Senator Abaribe

Former Minority leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has said that a Muslim-Muslim ticket in the 2023 presidential race will lead any political party to...[Read More]

Boy, 11, falls into coma and dies ‘after being repeatedly raped by four brothers who infected him with HIV’

A boy raped and abused by four brothers for several years has died, in a case that has shook Bolivia. The 11-year-old boy fell into a coma and had two...[Read More]

Yobe APC senatorial primary winner refuses to step down for Senate President Ahmad Lawan after he lost the presidential primary he contested in

Bashir Sheriff Machina, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Yobe North Senatorial District has refused to step down for the Senate Pr...[Read More]

Peter Obi receives Labour party’s certificate of return as its Presidential Candidate (photos)

Politician, Peter Obi, today June 10, received the Certificate of Return from the Labour party as its 2023 Presidential flagbearer. On May 30, Obi won...[Read More]

Governor Umahi wins Ebonyi South Senatorial ticket after losing APC Presidential ticket to Tinubu

Days after losing the APC Presidential ticket to Bola Tinubu, the Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, has won the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) ...[Read More]

Akpabio clinches APC senatorial ticket in rerun election after stepping down for Tinubu

Days after stepping down for former Governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu in the All Progressives Congress presidential primary, former Minister of Nig...[Read More]

2023: Nominations without running mates invalid – INEC warns political parties

As the deadline for the conduct of political party primaries elapsed on Thursday, June 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has rem...[Read More]

Kano ex-commissioner, Muazu Magaji apologises to Governor Ganduje over Facebook post

Former Kano State commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Muazu Magaji, has publicly apologised to Governor Abdullahi Gaduje over a Facebook post t...[Read More]

Osun 2022: PDP accuses APC of destroying Adeleke’s billboards

The Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress is destroying billboards belonging to its candidate i...[Read More]

Abacha’s former aide, Al-Mustapha wins AA presidential ticket

Hamza Al-Mustapha, a former aide to late former Head of State Sani Abacha has won the presidential ticket of the Action Alliance (AA). Al-Mustapha who...[Read More]

I am happy that I have passed the test of character by not paying any delegate – Pastor Tunde Bakare speaks after scoring zero votes at APC Presidential primary

Pastor Tunde Bakare has reacted to his failure to secure a single vote from the delegates at the just concluded APC Presidential primary. Bakare who w...[Read More]

Former Governor of Kebbi state, Adamu Aliero dumps APC for PDP

Former Governor of Kebbi state, Adamu Aliero has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic party (PDP). The forme...[Read More]

See list showing how APC presidential candidates are fairing as results are still being collated

Here is a breakdown of how APC Presidential candidates are fairing in the party’s presidential primary. As at 11.20am, the results so far collat...[Read More]

South-east should produce next president, but there’s no justice – Governor Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma has said that the South-East region of the country should produce the next President of Nigeria.   Uzodinma who featured o...[Read More]

Tinubu is being mischievous with claim of why I opposed Muslim-Muslim ticket in 2015 – Saraki

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has reacted to former Governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu’s claim on why he (Saraki) opposed a Muslim-Muslim ti...[Read More]

There are many who had no role in the birth of the APC and in its many victories – Tinubu and his campaign organization react to controversy that trailed claim of making Buhari President

Former Governor of Lagos state and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has clarified his earlier claim of making Muham...[Read More]

President Buhari meets APC governors ahead of party’s presidential primary election

President Buhari on Tuesday, May 31st, met with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The meeting comes ahead of t...[Read More]

Update: Goodluck Jonathan not yet our member – Bayelsa APC chairman says

The Bayelsa State chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Dennis Otiotio, has said that the former President, Goodluck Jonathan, is officially not ...[Read More]

2023: Kwara lawmaker to challenge Abdulrazaq in gov race

One of the six members representing Kwara State in the House of Representatives, Abdulganiyu Cook-Olododo, has declared his intention to contest the K...[Read More]