Politics

2019: INEC justifies N242bn proposal to conduct general election

INEC has limited powers to stop vote-buying -Spokesman

INEC has limited powers to stop vote-buying -Spokesman
Good news as INEC extends voters registration exercise to weekends, public holidays

Good news as INEC extends voters registration exercise to weekends, public holidays

INEC said the decision to extend the registration period was reached at commission’s meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners from all the states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which reviewed the nationwide exercise.

Good news as INEC extends voters registration exercise to weekends, public holidays
Just in: Benue APC publicity secretary resigns, dumps party

Just in: Benue APC publicity secretary resigns, dumps party

In a letter of resignation, dated Wednesday, July, 2018, addressed to the state chairman of the party, Terkula claimed the APC controlled federal government did not represent the interests and yearnings of the people of the state.

Just in: Benue APC publicity secretary resigns, dumps party
Police helicopter threatening my life - Fayose raises alarm

Police helicopter threatening my life - Fayose raises alarm

Governor Ayo Fayose says his life is being threatened by a Police helicopter hovering over the Government House. He described the development as a brazen show of naked force and abuse of power by the federal government.

Police helicopter threatening my life - Fayose raises alarm
Buhari alone cannot solve the problem of Nigeria, APC must stretch the hands of friendship - Shehu Sani

2019: Shehu Sani chides APC again, says party’s arrogance will destroy it

Senator Shehu Sani has stated that the fortunes of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would be undermined at the 2019 general elections due to the arrogance of the Presidency and certain chieftains of the party.

2019: Shehu Sani chides APC again, says party’s arrogance will destroy it
Jubilation as Ugwuanyi inaugurates reconstructed historic Enugu Miliken Hill road

Jubilation as Ugwuanyi inaugurates reconstructed historic Enugu Miliken Hill road

The speakers at the event appreciated Governor Ugwuanyi for his commitment to the wellbeing of the people of Enugu State through his administration’s massive infrastructural development and other people-oriented programmes.

Jubilation as Ugwuanyi inaugurates reconstructed historic Enugu Miliken Hill road
Just In: Fayemi receives certificate of return from INEC

Just In: Fayemi receives certificate of return from INEC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and former minister polled 197,459 votes while his closest rival, Professor Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had 178,121 votes, a margin of 19,338.

Just In: Fayemi receives certificate of return from INEC
What's pushing us out of APC is injustice - Shehu Sani

What's pushing us out of APC is injustice - Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani in an interview on Wednesday, July 18, said he and some other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been maltreated by the party and they are in talks with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

What's pushing us out of APC is injustice - Shehu Sani
Buhari group appeals to R-APC to reconsider court action filed against Oshiomhole

Buhari group appeals to R-APC to reconsider court action filed against Oshiomhole

The Grassroots Mobilizers for Buhari (GMB) has appealed to the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) to drop a law suit it filed against the emergence of Adams Oshiomhole as the national chairman of the APC.

Buhari group appeals to R-APC to reconsider court action filed against Oshiomhole
Pay N500,000 fine in 2 weeks or face higher sanction - NBC threatens Ekiti Broadcasting Service

Pay N500,000 fine in 2 weeks or face higher sanction - NBC threatens Ekiti Broadcasting Service

In addition to shutting down the Ekiti State Broadcasting Service (EBS), the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has said that if the television station fails to pay its fine within the set time, it will get a higher sanction.

Pay N500,000 fine in 2 weeks or face higher sanction - NBC threatens Ekiti Broadcasting Service
Governor Ortom shuns peace meeting with APC leaders as his posters with PDP logo floods Makurdi

Governor Ortom shuns peace meeting with APC leaders as his posters with PDP logo floods Makurdi

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state on Tuesday, July 7, shunned the invitation by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress for a meeting to reconcile him with his erstwhile political godfather, Senator George Akume.

Governor Ortom shuns peace meeting with APC leaders as his posters with PDP logo floods Makurdi
Group pledges to mobilise southeast for President Buhari in 2019

Group pledges to mobilise southeast for President Buhari in 2019

The Coordinator, South-east caucus, National Committee of Buhari Support Group, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, on Tuesday said high powered meetings were being held to mobilise massive support for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

Group pledges to mobilise southeast for President Buhari in 2019
Call Governor Dickson to order - Bayelsa APC tells Buhari

Bayelsa APC accuses Dickson of harassment, writes Buhari to caution him

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bayelsa chapter, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari to accuse Governor Seriake Dickson of harassing and intimidating members of the party in Bayelsa state.

Bayelsa APC accuses Dickson of harassment, writes Buhari to caution him
R-APC member reveals when Bukola Saraki will formally dump APC

R-APC member reveals when Bukola Saraki will formally dump APC

Senate president Bukola Saraki and some members of the National Assembly affiliated with the R-APC may dump the All Progressives Congress soon. Adams Oshiomhole has reportedly pleaded with the Senate president not to quit the APC.

R-APC member reveals when Bukola Saraki will formally dump APC
Ekiti 2018: SERAP threatens INEC with legal action if order to prosecute alleged vote buyers is ignored

Ekiti polls: Prosecute vote buyers in 2 weeks - SERAP tells INEC, threatens to take legal action if order is overlooked

Following reports that there were vote buyers during the just-concluded Ekiti governorship polls, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the INEC to prosecute such persons in two weeks.

Ekiti polls: Prosecute vote buyers in 2 weeks - SERAP tells INEC, threatens to take legal action if order is overlooked
PDP coalition against Buhari is a group of strange bedfellows with no agenda for national development - Pro-Buhari sect alleges

PDP coalition against Buhari is a group of strange bedfellows with no agenda for national development - Pro-Buhari sect alleges

The Grassroots Mobilizers for Buhari (GMB), a group that is allegiant to the president has said that the coalition of political sects with the help of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are scheming against his administration.

PDP coalition against Buhari is a group of strange bedfellows with no agenda for national development - Pro-Buhari sect alleges
We have not shut Governor Ortom out of APC - Adams Oshiomhole

We have not shut Governor Ortom out of APC - Adams Oshiomhole

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole, has said the party has at no time shut out Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state from its fold. Oshiomhole has insisted that Ortom remains a member of APC.

We have not shut Governor Ortom out of APC - Adams Oshiomhole
Impeachment: Imo state deputy governor Madumere drags chief judge, speaker to court

Impeachment: Imo state deputy governor Madumere drags chief judge, speaker to court

The Imo state chief judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi, speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly, Acho Ihim and the Imo state House of Assembly have been dragged to court by the deputy governor of the state, Prince Eze Madumere.

Impeachment: Imo state deputy governor Madumere drags chief judge, speaker to court
Osun election: Tinubu backs APC's adoption of direct primary, says process will deepen Nigeria's democracy

Tinubu backs APC's adoption of direct primary in Osun election, says process will deepen Nigeria's democracy

He said the party’s constitution allows the use of both indirect (delegate system) and direct (participation of all card-carrying party members) in picking a candidate, adding that the direct primary as more democratic.

Tinubu backs APC's adoption of direct primary in Osun election, says process will deepen Nigeria's democracy
Senator Shehu Sani reportedly abandons 2019 governorship ambition

Senator Shehu Sani reportedly abandons 2019 governorship ambition

Reports have emerged that Senator Shehu Sani might have dropped his plans to contest for the 2019 governorship race in Kaduna state. A PDP source explained that if Senator Sani secures the deal, he would leave the APC for the PDP.

Senator Shehu Sani reportedly abandons 2019 governorship ambition
APC has adopted devilish method to pick candidate ahead of Osun election - Lasun Yusuff alleges

APC has adopted devilish method to pick candidate ahead of Osun election - Lasun Yusuff alleges

The deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff, has described as devilish the method adopted by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the APC to pick the party’s candidate for the Osun state governorship poll.

APC has adopted devilish method to pick candidate ahead of Osun election - Lasun Yusuff alleges
Atiku's comment on alleged missing 23 soldiers unpatriotic - Middle Belt group

Atiku's comment on alleged missing 23 soldiers unpatriotic - Middle Belt group

A group has condemned a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, over comments he made on the 23 soldiers allegedly missing from an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists. It said Atiku's comment is a mockery of the current administration.

Atiku's comment on alleged missing 23 soldiers unpatriotic - Middle Belt group
Division in Osun APC as 12 aspirants reject direct primary ahead of governorship election

Division in Osun APC as 12 aspirants reject direct primary ahead of governorship election

Twelve of the aspirants of the APC party, all from Osun West Senatorial District, on Tuesday, July 17, rejected direct primary option to elect the party’s candidate ahead of the September 22 governorship election in the state.

Division in Osun APC as 12 aspirants reject direct primary ahead of governorship election
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