Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has reiterated his commitment to the development of the state. The governor said that his focus is on developing the state and making life better for the overall well-being of Edo people.
An Ebute Meta chief magistrate court on Friday, August 17, discharged nine men charged with the murder of the Apapa local government PDP chairman, Adeniyi Aborisade. Komolafe ordered that the nine accused be released.
Take notice that unless you obey the directions contained in the order of the High Court of Justice of Kwara state delivered on August 1, 2018, you will be guilty of contempt of court and will be liable to jail.
James Barka, an ally of former vice president Atiku Abubakar has declared that he would remain in the ruling All Progressives Congress even though his close friend is in the Peoples Democratic Party and even seeking to contest.
Nabena also alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party is hiding under the "yet to be signed bill" to draw attention away from the treasonable actions of the Senate President for refusing to reconvene the National Assembly.
Political tension has gripped members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers as well as residents of Port Harcourt, the capital of the state, as a factional office of the party is scheduled for opening on Friday, August 17.
As he joins the race for the Ogun governorship seat in ahead of 2019, Dapo Abiodun, an oil magnate, on Friday, August 17, said the state should compete favourably with Lagos in terms of generated revenue and development.
Olagunju Ojo, the speaker of the Oyo House of Assembly, in his pre- Eid-el-Kabir message to devout faithful in the state on Thursday, August 16, urged Nigerian Muslim pilgrims in Mecca to pray for peaceful 2019 elections.
A group of protesters under the auspices of Forever Cross River, has protested at the national secretariat of the PDP demanding that the party should not contemplate handing a second term ticket to Governor Ben Ayade.
Doyin Okupe, an ex-aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has declared that it would be very difficult to impeach Bukola Saraki, the president of the Senate following his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The chairman of NYPF, Moses Siasia, the chief executive of CODE, Hamzat Lawal and the pioneer chairperson of the CYC, Ahmed Adamu, alleged that foreign contractors had instigated mind-boggling corruption in Nigeria.
Supporters of Senator Ubale Shitu took to the streets of Jigawa over the recent defection of the Senator representing Jigawa northeast senatorial district. They said the governor failed to keep his promise to the people.
Following the invasion of the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) last Tuesday, Nigerian Senators have demanded a judicial probe into the incident to enable Nigerians to know what led to it.
Ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerians to always do the right thing even in the face of persecution, saying it is better to be persecuted for doing the right thing rather than being associated with bad conducts.
There have been allegations directed at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Yobe state that the opposition is using surrogates to buy PVC at the cost of N5,000 per card.
Eyinnaya Abaribe, a Nigerian senator and chairman of the committee on power and steel at the upper chamber, on Thursday, August 16, said the presidency’s call for the National Assembly to resume was not necessary.
The national publicity secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, has urged the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari for reportedly withholding his assent to the electoral act amendment bill sent to him.
The Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirants in Benue state are said to be resisting moves by the party to give Governor Samuel Ortom of the state automatic ticket to contest the governorship election in the state in 2019.
In a bid to resolve issues of multiple presidential aspirants in the PDP, the national chairman of the opposition, Prince Uche Secondus on Thursday, August 16, met with General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the for military leader.
The Lagos government has denied a report on social media alleging that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was making moves against non-indigenes especially Igbos in the state. The government said the report is baseless and mischievous.
The chairman, Yobe State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Adamu Chilariye, has accused the PDP of illegally buying the permanent voter’s card (PVC) of unsuspecting members of the public.
The minority leader of the Gombe House of Assembly, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Haruna, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Haruna announced his defection on Thursday, August 16.