The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state, Senator Mas’ud El-Jibrial Doguwa has said the party is expecting a former governor of the state and APC chieftain, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso to join it soon.
The diaspora group leaders shall spend a few weeks traversing political constituencies across Nigeria, sensitizing citizens, and lobbying PDP candidates in favor of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, a PDP 2019 aspirant.
NAIJ.com gathered that the former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar will be making a formal declaration to contest under the platform of the PDP on Saturday, July 21. The declaration will be made in Yola, Adamawa state.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state has stepped down from his position as commissioner of the Osun state All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election. Yari stepped down from his position on Friday, July 20.
In his letter, the president had requested a total virement of N228.8 billion, largely allocated to new projects “inserted” in the 2018 by the National Assembly to offset part of the proposed cost of funding the 2019 election.
The Imo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has filed an appeal against the party’s national chairman and the National Working Committee in a bid to stop them from invalidating their primary elections.
Reports have emerged that the secretary to the state government of Osun, Moshood Adeoti, has withdrawn from the state’ governorship race. Another aspirant who is yet to be identified has also stepped his from the race.
The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) in the House of Representatives, after a closed door meeting by its caucus convened by Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday, July 19, has shifted its proposed massive defection.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Kogi state and former ambassador to the Republic of Botswana, Hon Isaac Onuh has stated that the ruling party is insensitive to the plight of the people, and decamped to the PDP.
In a statement sent to NAIJ.com, CSGGG president, Comrade Dominic Ogakwu, commended the government for taking the step to uncover the truth, but cautioned the government against victimizing the 51-year old minister.
The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened that his party will not participate in the 2019 general elections if INEC and security agencies refuse to display impartiality during the polls.
Ekiti state governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, says it will be irresponsible on his part not to probe the administration of the out-going governor of the state, Ayo Fayose. Fayemi said this on Thursday, July 19, in Abuja.
Governor Samuel Ortom has arrived the All Progressives Congress (APC) headquarters in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja to have a crucial meeting with the party's national officials following rumours that he is set to defect.
With the claim to the Osun governorship ticket by Iyiola Omisore, a former deputy governor of the state and Munirudeen Atanda, after the separate primaries in the state, there has been tension in the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yakubu Mahmood, said the House of Representatives also declared the seat of late Umar Jibril of Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency and one other vacant.
Considering the poor state of security in Nigeria and the rampant nationwide killings, the vice chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has said doom is imminent unless something drastic is done.
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has been named as a member of APC’s 5-man committee to conduct the Osun governorship primary election for the party three months after he led thugs into the Nigerian Senate to cart away the mace.
Some presidential aspirants hoping to run on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have rejected the supposed endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari by the chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole.
In its capacity to stop vote-buying, Independent National Electoral Commission, director of publicity and voter education, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, has said the commission had taken several steps since the issue drew national attention
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state is considering his political future with the APC. He disclosed that top political leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are gradually being shown out of the party.
The senator representing Kano South senatorial district in the National Assembly, Kabiru Gaya, has stated that the ruling APC would not support the emergence of any presidential candidate in 2019 from Kano state apart from Buhari.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have reportedly sealed an agreement with Senate President Bukola Saraki, Governors Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto, Samuel Ortom of Benue and Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara to decamp from the APC.