Nigeria Politics

Political leaders should treat opposition figures as friends, not enemies, Yakubu Dogara says

Political leaders should treat opposition figures as friends, not enemies - Dogara

Political leaders should treat opposition figures as friends, not enemies - Dogara
Nigeria's democracy would grow at slow pace without the active participation of women - Obasanjo

Nigeria's democracy would grow at slow pace without the active participation of women - Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has called for the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to improve governance in Nigeria. The former president said the slot for women participation should be raised to 40% in Nigeria.

Nigeria's democracy would grow at slow pace without the active participation of women - Obasanjo
INEC investigation reveals reports of under-aged voting in Kano dates back to 2015

INEC investigation reveals reports of under-aged voting in Kano dates back to 2015

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the reports of under-aged voting in Kano state during the local government council election on February 10, was faked. INEC said the images dated back to 2015.

INEC investigation reveals reports of under-aged voting in Kano dates back to 2015
Our sole aim is the presidency - Labour Party chairman speaks on PDP-led coalition

Our sole aim is the presidency - Labour Party chairman speaks on PDP-led coalition

Thirty-nine political parties under the aegis of Coalition of Political Parties (CUPP) on Monday formed an alliance to synergise and oust President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 election.

Our sole aim is the presidency - Labour Party chairman speaks on PDP-led coalition
Femi Babalola joins 2019 presidential race, says he will fight poverty, create jobs

Femi Babalola joins 2019 presidential race, says he will fight poverty, create jobs

Businessman and philanthropist, Femi Babalola has declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election, saying governance in Nigeria needs creative and fresh ideas to deliver the country from it's current woes.

Femi Babalola joins 2019 presidential race, says he will fight poverty, create jobs
An 'opportunistic' coalition cannot defeat APC - Balarabe Musa warns

Between now and August we will know whether they can make qualitative difference - Balarabe Musa speaks on PDP-led coalition

The former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, says the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by 39 political parties and groups ahead of the 2019 general elections is an act of “opportunism”.

Between now and August we will know whether they can make qualitative difference - Balarabe Musa speaks on PDP-led coalition
New PDP-led political coalition not a merger - Party warns

New PDP-led political coalition not a merger - Party warns

National chairman, Action Peoples Party, Mr. Ikenga Ugo-Chinyeri, says the Peoples Democratic party-led coalition, which emerged on Monday, July 9, is not a merger but a platform provided for all parties to re-unify Nigerians.

New PDP-led political coalition not a merger - Party warns
Why I left APC - Party's former spokesperson opens up

Why I left APC - Party's former spokesperson opens up

A former spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has given reason why he left the ruling party. Frank said he and many other members of the APC left because the party lost its value for human lives.

Why I left APC - Party's former spokesperson opens up
Abuja minister gives party campaign offices 30 days to quit illegal plots

Abuja minister gives party campaign offices 30 days to quit illegal plots

The minister in a notice signed by the coordinator of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC), Umar Shuaibu, said all owners of the offices should relocate to plots designated for such purposes in the Abuja Master Plan.

Abuja minister gives party campaign offices 30 days to quit illegal plots
Muna da kwararan shaidu akan hannun 'yan siyasa a rikicin dake faruwa a kasar nan - Fadar shugaban kasa

Muna da kwararan shaidu akan hannun 'yan siyasa a rikicin dake faruwa a kasar nan - Fadar shugaban kasa

A ranar Lahadin nan ne fadar shugaban kasa tace ta samu kwararan shaidu da suke nuna hannun 'yan siyasa a kashe - kashen da ke faruwa a fadin kasar nan, da kuma rikicin makiyaya da manoma. Fadar shugaban kasar tace 'yan siyasan...

Muna da kwararan shaidu akan hannun 'yan siyasa a rikicin dake faruwa a kasar nan - Fadar shugaban kasa
Breaking: APC files 4-charge suit against R-APC members

Breaking: APC files 4-charge suit against R-APC members

In the circumstance, Mr. Galadima has committed the offence of impersonation as defined and punishable under Section 484 of the Criminal Code and the authorities will be requested to do their work in bringing him to account.

Breaking: APC files 4-charge suit against R-APC members
We are landlords, we can't leave APC for our servants - R-APC chairman fumes

We are landlords, we can't leave APC for our servants - R-APC chairman fumes

The national chairman of the newly Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Buba Galadima, has said that his members will not leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) party for servants. Galadima said he is a principled man.

We are landlords, we can't leave APC for our servants - R-APC chairman fumes
We never endorsed Atiku for 2019 presidency - Ohanaeze Ndigbo

We never endorsed Atiku for 2019 presidency - Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied claims that the group endorsed the former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, for the forthcoming election. It said that such moves would be against the objectives of the group.

We never endorsed Atiku for 2019 presidency - Ohanaeze Ndigbo
2019 election: We're not aware of any political coalition - DPP, APDA

2019 election: We're not aware of any political coalition - DPP, APDA

The national chairmen of both political parties over the weekend in Abuja seperately said that they were not part of coalition and urged members of the parties and the public to discountenance such information.

2019 election: We're not aware of any political coalition - DPP, APDA
Finally! Former governor reveals details of how APC crisis will be resolved

Finally! Former governor reveals details of how APC crisis will be resolved

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, says that the leadership of the party is currently engaging in discussions to bring back the New APC splinter group.

Finally! Former governor reveals details of how APC crisis will be resolved
How presidency, National Assembly can reconcile - Shehu Sani

How presidency, National Assembly can reconcile - Shehu Sani

Sani in his Facebook post titled: "Immediate recipe for peace between the Presidency and the Parliament" called on the Presidency to "end the systematic demonization of the leadership and members of the parliament."

How presidency, National Assembly can reconcile - Shehu Sani
Just in: Supreme Court affirms Gov Ugwuanyi's election, awards N1m fine in his favour

Just in: Supreme Court affirms Gov Ugwuanyi's election, awards N1m fine in his favour

The court verdict by a five-man panel of judges ruled that all the issues brought before it against the governor were resolved. It upheld the judgement of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal which earlier affirmed Ugwuanyi.

Just in: Supreme Court affirms Gov Ugwuanyi's election, awards N1m fine in his favour
2019: Coalition of 36 political parties set to battle APC government

2019: Coalition of 36 political parties set to battle APC government

A coalition of 36 political parties on Wednesday, July 4, said that it had set up a strong steering committee saddled with the responsibility of coming out with a blueprint on the solutions to the nation’s problems.

2019: Coalition of 36 political parties set to battle APC government
I’m not discussing politics with Obasanjo - Olu Falae warns

I’m not discussing politics with Obasanjo - Olu Falae warns

The national chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Olu Falae, has denied claims that he is in talks with former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Falae said he is currently not discussing politics with the former president.

I’m not discussing politics with Obasanjo - Olu Falae warns
Tinubu's attempts to reconcile members of APC was simply naturalised, abandoned - Shehu Sani opens up

Tinubu's attempts to reconcile members of APC was simply naturalised, abandoned - Shehu Sani opens up

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, on Tuesday, July 3, said it was already too late for some of the members of the party set to leave. Senator Sani said the APC has failed to live up to expectation from members.

Tinubu's attempts to reconcile members of APC was simply naturalised, abandoned - Shehu Sani opens up
Opinion: Who is afraid of my country, Nigeria? By David Matthew

Opinion: Who is afraid of my country, Nigeria? By David Matthew

I have been spurred into these diatribes because of the inordinate desire of some foreigners or what our people call “busybodies” to dictate to us, traduce our liberties and freedom, while sarcastically undermining our sovereignty

Opinion: Who is afraid of my country, Nigeria? By David Matthew
French President Macron urges Nigerian youths to be involved in politics

French President Macron urges Nigerian youths to be involved in politics

The French President, who was accompanied by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state, gave the challenge during a visit to the Afrika Shrine in Ikeja, on Tuesday night at an event tagged “Celebrate African Culture.”

French President Macron urges Nigerian youths to be involved in politics
I dare Obasanjo to meet me one-on-one to present facts of his stewardship to Nigeria - Soyinka

I dare Obasanjo to meet me one-on-one to present facts of his stewardship to Nigeria - Soyinka

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka while describing the Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun state, which was built by Obasanjo as ‘Presidential Laundromat’, said the facility was built with proceeds of fraud from government coffers.

I dare Obasanjo to meet me one-on-one to present facts of his stewardship to Nigeria - Soyinka
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