An Ekiti state House of Assembly aspirant has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of sidelining women in the ongoing preparation for the 2019 general election. The aspirant said women are being marginalised.
Ahead of the All Progressives Congress primary election, the governors under the umbrella of the party and other important bigwigs including the national chairman of the party, Adam Oshiomole, are in a crucial meeting in at Imo.
The defection threats by some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Benue have been dismissed by the state chairman of the party, John Negede, who accused the aspirants of betraying the party in 2015.
The Nigerian political space is getting heated up as the 2019 general elections draw nearer. Politicians have started switching allegiance from one party to another, looking for political parties that can guarantee them success.
There is trouble in the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), as members and stakeholders disagree over the type of primary election to be adopted in choosing the best candidates for the 2019 general elections.
Senator Hope Uzodimma, representing Orlu Zone, Imo West Senatorial District on Wednesday, September 19, denied an arrest warrant issued against him by a Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa, Abuja, on Tuesday, September 18.
The GAC postponed its meeting after taking briefings on the political uncertainty that the governor had been facing since Tinubu’s powerful political machine threw up Sanwo-Olu to challenge Ambode in the primary contest.
The Nigerian Police on Wednesday, September 19, said it arrested an 80-year-old herbalist, Ussaini Musa, in Katsina for allegedly plucking out the eyes of a sergeant to make charms. His eyes were plucked before he was killed.
Loyalists of Governor Darius Ishaku on the platform of Taraba Network for Peace and Development, have threatened Adams Oshiomhole with lawsuit if he does not retract his statement that the head of the state is unpopular.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s decision to ban the use of smartphones inside polling cubicles has been condemned by deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, who described the move as unconstitutional.
Government sources lamented that the rift had already taken international dimension, warning that some Chinese investors are already threatening to pull out of a major rail deal if Ambode’s re-election bid is thwarted.
It was gathered that some hoodlums had invaded the meeting where members of the ruling party were meeting with the senatorial aspirant for Abia Central zone, Senator Nkechi Nwaogu, who came on a campaign tour of the area.
Factional president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Chris Giwa, has declared his intention to contest for the Plateau North Senatorial seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.
According to the labour leader, the national executive council in session has expressed disappointment at the manner in which the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage unilaterally adjourned the meeting indefinitely.
The Nigerian police has summoned the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the coming Osun state gubernatorial election, Senator Ademola Adeleke to appear before it over alleged examination malpractice.
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has allegedly asked Governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode to drop his second term bid and endorse his rival, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) says the party’s presidential primary will hold on September 25 as against September 20 earlier announced. This is according to Emma Ibediro
An aide to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos says the governor has not suspended his second term bid. The aide, who spoke anonymously, said Ambode is still very much interested in continuing his good works in the state.
A former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has tasked the INEC) on the need to ensure that the September 22 Osun governorship is free and fair without hitches.
Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, a presidential aspirant under the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), made the comment when he picked his nomination form at the party headquarters in the FCT, Abuja on Wednesday, September 19.
Ahead of the Saturday, September 22 governorship election in Osun, the Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, September 19, in Osogbo, canvassed support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.
Popular hip-hop singer Davido is going all out for his uncle Senator Adeleke who is an active part of the Osun state gubernatorial race. In a recent show of solidarity, the musician put on a campaign costume as he attends rallies.