Politics

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]

Ex President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly decamps to APC, picks membership card from Otuoke

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reportedly joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN...[Read More]

Ex Minister, Solomon Dalung questions where INEC will store sensitive electoral materials now that CBN Governor is an APC member and presidential aspirant

Ahead of the 2021 general elections, former Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has posed a question on where the sensitive materials INEC would be us...[Read More]

Newly appointed APC National chairman, Adamu Abdullahi, steps down from Senate

The new chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu has resigned from his seat as the Senator representing Nasarawa North S...[Read More]

2023: APC support group in Bayelsa goes spiritual, prays for unity, success

An All Progressives Congress (APC) support group on Sunday organised a prayer and fasting programme seeking God’s intervention towards the unity...[Read More]

Information minister, Lai Mohammed says PDP is desperate to erase the unprecedented achievements of the Buhari administration

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the party has plans to overheat the polity, distort Buhari’s achievement, and mis...[Read More]

Ex Anambra State Governor, Obiano opens up on why he tried to rush out of Nigeria hours after handing over to Soludo

The immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has explained why he tried to leave Nigeria hours after he handed over to his successor, ...[Read More]

Ruling on Governor Ayade’s defection postponed by court

Judgement in a lawsuit seeking to sack the Cross River Governor, Ben Ayande and his Deputy, Ivara Esu over their defection from the Peoples Democratic...[Read More]

2023: The Igbos are more ready than any other group in Nigeria in the struggle for the presidency – Ex Minister of health, ABC Nwosu

Elder statesman and Former Minister of Health, Prof ABC Nwosu, has revealed that the mission to get a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction is on cour...[Read More]

Lawmaker in APC are not aware that Buni was sacked as Chairman – Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi Senator, Smart Adeyemi has said that senators in the ruling All Progressives Congress are not aware that President Muhammadu Buhari sanctioned th...[Read More]

INEC says it is yet to receive certified copy of judgment sacking Umahi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it has not received the certified copy of the judgment sacking David Umahi, governor of ...[Read More]

Federal House Member accused of forging BSc and Masters degrees certificates to appear in court on April 11

A member of the House of Representatives, Mohammed Garba Gololo (Gamawa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State) accused of forging his first and second ...[Read More]

2023: No one can intimidate me to drop my presidential ambition – Ahmed Tinubu

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) , Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said no amount of intimidation will make him to drop his 2023 presid...[Read More]

Our stand in Nigeria will be determined by the 2023 presidency – Ohanaeze Ndigbo

As the 2023 election draws nearer, the President-General of the Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof George Obiozor, has said that ...[Read More]

2023: Governor Wike answers questions on presidential ambition

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has refused confirm having a presidential ambition. It’s been reported that the former Presidential candida...[Read More]

No PVCs have expired. Your comment can only create problem of double and multiple registrations – INEC replies Tinubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has countered presidential aspirant, Bola Tinubu’s claim of the Permanent Voters’ Cards (PV...[Read More]

House of Assembly in Kwara suspends lone PDP member in the 24-member legislature

Jimoh Agboola, the only opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker in the 24-member legislature of Kwara state house of assembly, has been sus...[Read More]

Drama in PDP as two deputy chairmen announces themselves as new acting chairman of the party

There was mild drama on Tuesday, August 24, as the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) divided into two factions following the s...[Read More]