Governor Amosun has reportedly chosen his chief of staff, Tolu Odebiyi, for the APC governorship ticket in the 2019 elections. The governor is expected to formally announce his choice after the party’s national convention.
Hearing on a suit challenging the eligibility of the minister of mines and solid minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to participate in the forthcoming Ekiti governorship election scheduled to hold on July 14, has been okayed by a court.
An associate of the minister of transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has emerged as the new chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers state. Ojukaye Amachree emerged state chapter chairman of the party during the state congresses.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Osun, has said it was not aware that a former deputy governor of the state and former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Senator Iyiola Omisore has formally joined the party.
Leaders of the APC are to meet with members of the defunct nPDP over their grievances to prevent mass defection. The meeting slated for Monday, May 21, followed a one-week deadline given by the nPDP to the APC leadership.
The special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, has responded to some claims made by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the All Progressives Congress-led administration.
The former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, Otunba Henry Oladele Ajomale, has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will be returned to power by Nigerians in the 2019 general elections.
Governor Tanko Al-Makura and other major politicians in Nasarawa state on Sunday, May 20, endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term. They said this was to consolidate on the gains of his laudable achievements.
Speaking at the third year anniversary thanksgiving service of his administration at the Living Faith Church in Port Harcourt on Sunday, May 20, Wike said there are intelligence reports available to support his claims.
Prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday, May 20, visited the embattle former governor of Plateau state and senator representing Plateau north senatorial district, Jonah Jang, in Jos prison.
YIAGA Africa, a group in Abuja in partnership with INEC have commenced a nationwide youth development meeting in a bid to mainstream the participation of young people and other marginalized groups in the electoral process.
Amidst the crisis in Enugu APC, minister of foreign affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama on Sunday, May 20, dismissed some media reports suggesting that political thugs disrupted the state congress of the party held on Saturday, May 19.
Akor said that the event was marked again in 2013 and 2017, and had grown into a major component of Nigeria’s annual Democracy Day celebrations as Nigerians had realised that there was no alternative to democracy.
A former minister of education, Tunde Adeniran, has said that the candidate that will be produced by the Social Democratic Party (SDP) will win the 2019 presidential election. Adeniran said the SDP would not tolerate impunity.
After a landslide victory in a stiff APC congress in Kano, the first cousin of Emir Lamido Sanusi, Prince Abdullahi Abbas, has emerged as the new chairman of the party in the state. The congress took place on Saturday, May 19.
An elder statesman and former governor of Anambra state, chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to re-election for second term in office in the forthcoming 2019 presidential election.
Senator Iyiola Omisore, a former deputy governor of Osun state, has finally dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) where he is set to contest the September 22 governorship election.
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party leadership is currently under intense pressure from the coalition of 36 political parties and the new PDP bloc within the APC to change its name as a condition.
A faction of the APC in Lagos has defied a national leader of the party, Tinubu, by holding a separate state congress at Ikeja Airport Hotel, different from the one held at the party’s secretariat on Acme Road, also in Ikeja.
Governor Ortom of Benue state has been endorsed by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the sole candidate of the party in the coming 2019 general elections. Ortom’s endorsement was made on Saturday, May 19.
About political value, political parties at the moment are wooing top and valuable politicians into their fold ahead of the 2019 election. Why shouldn’t APGA do likewise? Parties do not build themselves, people build parties.
NAIJ.com gathered that the hitch-free exercise started with the state's party delegates welcoming the members of Abia state congress committee from the national secretariat led by secretary of the committee, Hajya Rabbi Gambari.