APC presidential aspirant Ayom lauds Buhari, Xi Jinping bilateral cooperation

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and real estate mogul, Moses Ayom has described the relationship between Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and China’s counterpart Xi Jinping as the standard for bilateral cooperation in the world. Ayom, who is aspiring to succeed President Buhari in 2023, said in a goodwill message to both countries marking 50 years of Read More

2023: Direct primaries threat to fraudulent politicians – Jimbo

October 18, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The former presidential candidate during 2019 general election on the platform of Social Democratic Party, Mr Clement Jimbo, has said that direct primaries bill recently made by the National Assembly will unsettle some politicians who were enjoying the indirect process. The 42-year old Senate aspirant made this known while paying familiarization visit to Senator Chris Ekpenyong’s ward, Ntoedino ward 4 Read More

Anambra Guber: PDP inaugurates campaign council

September 9, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) inaugurated its national campaign council for the Anambra governorship election. The over 100 members campaign council has Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu as Chairman, his Delta State counterparts has deputy chairman, all part serving governors are members of the council. The acting National Chairman, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi, while inaugurating the council, Thursday called for cooperation Read More

Senator Gumau’s campaign directors resign over abandonment

August 30, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Campaign directors of the senator representing Bauchi south Lawal Yahya Gumau, Monday resigned their positions over their alleged abandonment by the lawmaker. The former directors disclosed their resignation in a press statement issued to our correspondent. They include Alhaji Aminu Abubakar who was the director general of the senator, former director of publicity Alhaji Salmanu Buzaye and director for disabled Read More

Dokpesi denies interest in position of PDP national chairman 

August 17, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The founder and chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi has dismissed media reports that he was aspiring for the position of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman. Dokpesi who was one of the aspirants for the PDP National Chairman in 2017, in a letter addressed to The Editor of a national daily newspaper, dated 16th August 2021 Read More

Era of relegating women to background over – Adetunji

August 15, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

An All Progressives Congress, (APC), Ibadan North-East/South-East federal constituency of Oyo state seat aspirant, Hon Adebola Shakirat Adetunji, has declared that the era of relegating women to the background in politics has come to an end. Hon Adetunji disclosed this in Ibadan on Saturday at a parley with women of Ibadan North-East/ South-East federal constituency of Oyo while making her Read More

Ward Congress: APC group urges Buni’s c’mtt to avert ‘dangerous trend’ in Osun

August 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The dust is yet to settle on the controversial Ward Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of Osun.  A group within the party, the Progressive Coalition Against Injustice (PCAI), Friday, called on the Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Mai Mala Buni, to avert a dangerous and self implosive trend within the party. The Read More

Anambra guber: My deputy not endorsed by any godfather – Ozigbo

August 4, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for Anambra state, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, Tuesday, dismissed claims that his running-mate, Mrs Azuka Enemo, was chosen by a godfather through a religious denomination. Ozigbo stated this in a media parley in Awka, the state capital. He stated that he emerged as an independent candidate and selected Enemo out of self conviction, Read More

2023: Buhari has no succession agreement with Tinubu, Okechukwu replies Hanga

July 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Osita Okechukwu, has expressed support for the proposal for a consensus candidate for the 2023 presidential election. The APC chieftain also refuted the claim by Senator Hanga that there was an agreement between President Muhammadu Buhari and former Lagos state governor Asiwaju Read More

Chukwudozie emerges AAC gubernatorial candidate in Anambra

July 2, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The African Action Congress (AAC) gubernatorial primary election in Anambra has produced Obi Sylvester Chukwudozie as its flag bearer for the state gubernatorial polls in November.  Chairman of the party’s electoral committee Engr. Francis Abayomi, who also is the party’s national treasurer announced Obi Sylvester  Chukwudozie as winner after counting of votes monitored and witnessed by officials of the Independent Read More

Defections: One party system not possible in Nigeria – Gombe gov

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state governor Inuwa Yahaya, has rule out possibility of heading to a one party system in Nigeria. The governor said Nigerians should expect more political parties coming up to join the existing ones as soon as they meet INEC’s requirements and constitutional provisions. The governor spoke with newsmen at the national secretariat of APC Friday in Abuja after the Read More

N/Convention: I won’t tolerate godfatherism as APC chair – Moniedafe

June 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the chairmanship aspirants and former chairman of the defucnt Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has promised that his leadership would not tolerate godfatherism in the choice of candidates for elections. Moniedafe also promised to ensure the provisions Read More

2023: Send electoral act amendment bill to Buhari now, Onochie urges Lawan

June 20, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

A leading presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Orefo Nnamdi Onochie, has called on the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan to immediately forward the amendments to the Electoral Act to President Muhammadu Buhari for his assent. Onochie’s request was contained in a statement signed by Mr Ken Amechi Enemokwu, of the campaign organisation in Abuja. Read More

Gov’shp: APC clears Moghalu, Uba, 12 others for primary election

June 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Governor Mai Mala Buni on Thursday received the report of the Screening Committee for the Party’s 2021 Anambra State Governorship aspirants. The Committee screened fourteen (14) aspirants, namely: Sen. Emmanuel Andy Uba; Nwokafor Amobi Daniel; Dr. George N. Moghalu; Hon. Paul Izuchukwuorajiaka; Chief Edozie Madu; Dr. Read More

Anambra 2021: Al-Makura commends patriots for raising APC members’ consciousness

June 14, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

A former governor of Nasarawa state, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has commended All Progressives Congress (APC) Patriots Anambra for raising the consciousness of the party on credible primary election. He is impressed that the Patriots are leading the charge to win the state in the November 6, 2021 elections. Speaking during an engagement with the group weekend, Al-Makura praised the group Read More

Anambra 2023: I won’t depend on FG allocations – Maduka

May 31, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant for Anambra state 2021 poll, Dr Godwin Maduka, has said he was the most qualified to govern the state if given the opportunity. Maduka, stated this in a press conference and explained that if presented with the PDP ticket, he would go ahead to defeat candidates of other political parties owing to his Read More

I’ve resources overseas to run Anambra — Maduka

May 31, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship aspirant for Anambra state in the 2021 poll, Dr Godwin Maduka, has said he was the most qualified and positioned to govern the state if given the opportunity due to his wealth of experiences and ‘contacts.’ Maduka, who disclosed this in a press conference, explained that if presented with the PDP ticket, he would Read More

Insecurity: Nigeria can`t afford another civil war, Osinbajo warns

April 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Yomi Osinbajo, has warned that Nigeria cannot afford another civil war, hence the need for political elites in the country to speak up against the calls for disintegration and the worsening insecurity. Osinbajo stated this Tuesday night at an interactive section with Anambra state All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants organized by the state chapter of APC Patriots. Read More

2023: Atiku more nationalist than Tinubu – APC chieftain

April 18, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A two terms member of the Bauchi state House of Assembly and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Aminu Tukur has commented on the two speculated presidential aspirants in the 2023 elections; former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Lagos state governor Bola Tinubu opining that Atiku is more nationalist than Tinubu. Tukur who made the assertion in Read More

Anambra 2021: Ekwueme’s daughter joins race, promises quality education

April 9, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The daughter of Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, Lady Chidi Onyemelukwe, has joined the Anambra state governorship race with a promise for quality and affordable education. She is among the 14 aspirants that obtained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination form. Onyemelukwe, who was PDP governorship running mate in 2017, said she sees politics as a passion not Read More

We’ll return Anambra to self-sufficiency – Guber aspirant

March 30, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

An aspirant to the governorship seat in Anambra state, Dr. Ifedi Okwenna, has vowed to return the state to the position of self-sufficiency if elected, away from the state of indebtedness as is the case at the moment. Aspiring to be elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the gubernatorial poll slated for November 6, 2021, Read More