Shinkafi faults Zamfara election petition tribunal judgement 

October 22, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

The executive director Patriots for the Advancement of Peace and Social, Dr. Sani Shinkafi, has faulted the judgment of the Zamfara State Election Petition Tribunal that upheld the victory of Governor Dauda Lawal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against Dr. Bello Matawalle of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He said, “it’s a travesty of justice, reckless assault on the Read More

Governors on tenterhooks as electorate give judgement 

March 8, 2023 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

This weekend’s governorship and State House of Assembly elections is being awaited  with bated breath, especially, by governors in southern Nigeria and north central states.  Understandably, because results of February 25 national elections demystified the political might of governors. Until now governors were the alpha and omega in their respective states, determining the political direction of their states, where the Read More

NPFL: Lobi Stars resume training for second stanza

March 6, 2023 Admin III 0

Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi has resumed training ahead of the second round of the 2022/2023 Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) season on Monday. Recall that the NPFL had embarked on a three weeks break to enable the players and club officials in the country to participate in the General elections. Ahead of next weekend’s resumption date, the Makurdi-based Read More

#Live Updates: Massive voter turn at Kpegi in Abuja

February 25, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Voters as at 8am on Saturday February 25, 2023 trooped out at various polling units at Kpegi, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) to cast their votes during Presidential and National Assembly elections. Exactly 555 eligible voters are expected to vote at AMAC, Code 06, unit 054 Orozo Ward, Kpegyi Police Post, FCT, Abuja. According to the Presiding Officer, Docars James, Read More

Prophet ‘Baba Peculiar’ urges Nigerians to shun violence during elections

February 24, 2023 Agi Onda 0

A prominent clergyman, Prophet James Kunle Hephzibah popularly known as ‘Baba Peculiar’ has advised Nigerians to shun violence, thuggery and all other anti-social norms while voting for a candidate of their choice in the upcoming presidential, National Assembly, gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly elections. According to Baba Peculiar who is the General Overseer of the  Peculiar God’s Glory Ministry Read More

Fire Service deploys utility vehicles, approves hotline for operation during election 

February 22, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Controller General of Federal Fire Service, Engr Jaji O. Abdulganiyu, has deployed utility vehicles to states Controllers to further facilitate their surveillance during the elections. The CG has also approved hotlines to report cases of fire or related emergencies before, during and after the elections processes to forestall the occurrence of avoidable fire hazards during the process. In a Read More

[Breaking] 2023 general elections: Court terminates INEC’s contract with Oluomo

February 20, 2023 Admin III 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has terminated Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) contract with the leader of Lagos State Parks Management Committee, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo. INEC had sought the services of MC Oluomo in distributing election materials in Lagos state. But, the presiding judge, Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, Monday, terminated the contract pending the hearing Read More

2023: AAC governorship candidates vow to work against Sowore

February 13, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

12 out of 36 governorship candidates on the platform of African Action Congress (AAC) have dissociated themselves from the presidential candidacy of Mr Omoleye Sowore, vowing not to support him in the 2023 presidential election. In a press conference in Abuja, Monday, the candidates led by their Speaker Mr Iboro Otu, the AAC governorship candidate of Akwa ibom state, said Read More

10 political parties threaten boycott of elections over Naira redesign, cashless policy

February 6, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ten out of the eighteen registered political parties participating in the 2023 general elections have threatened to withdraw all participation from the election if the federal government and the Central Bank of Nigeria cancel or suspend for whatever reasons the cash withdrawal limit and Naira redesign policies. This position was made known Monday at a joint world press conference by Read More

How I ‘ll change Nigeria’s economic direction for better – Atiku   

January 31, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar said when elected on 25th February, 2023 his administration will undertake far-reaching fiscal restructuring to improve liquidity and the management of fiscal resources to redirect the economy. Atiku in a statement, Monday said the last week, Moody’s Investors Service (The Moody’s) sadly, but not unexpectedly, downgraded Read More

PVC collection: Ohanaeze hails Umahi for declaring 2-day public holidays

January 24, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has commended the governor of Ebonyi state, Engr. David Umahi, for declaring a two-day public holiday  to enable the people of the state collect their Permanent Voters Card (PVCs) in readiness to cast their votes. Ohanaeze, in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Dr  Alex Ogbonnia, noted that Umahi did well by Read More

2023: Ortom hints on when G5 governors will settle for presidential candidate 

January 5, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

Benue state governor and member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) G-5, Gov Samuel Ortom, Thursday, disclosed that the G-5 governors’ decision on the presidential election would be made public “at the appropriate time.” Governor Ortom, who stated this in Ibadan while speaking at the flag-off of Governor Seyi Makinde’s second term campaign rally held at Mapo Hall, declared that Read More

Crystal-gazing the Nigerian stock market in 2023

January 1, 2023 Admin III 0

For investors in the Nigerian stock market, the year 2022 represents an improvement over 2021 in terms of nominal price appreciation. And 2023b is looked at with hopes of further improvement. As of Friday 30th December 2022, although still below November inflation rate which printed at 21.47 per cent, year-to-date return climbed to 19.98 per cent compared to 6.7 per Read More

2023: Atiku is God’s own project, be part of it, Oyelese tells Makinde

November 17, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader in Oyo state and former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Elder Wole Oyelese, has advised Governor Seyi Makinde to retreat from opposing Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s candidature in the 2023 presidential election. Elder Oyelese while addressing co-ordinators of Atiku Vanguard in Oyo state Wednesday declared “Atiku is God’s own project” and Governor Makinde should Read More

2023: ADC to hold strategic meeting with 28 governorship candidates 

August 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

As part of its preparations for the 2023 general elections, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has slated a strategic meeting with the 28 governorship candidates running across the country. The ADC National Executive Council (NEC) had held a special meeting under the supervision of the Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) and resolved to extend Read More

APC UK chapter to Oyo chair: Embark on reconciliation now

November 2, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) United Kingdom Chapter, Prince Yomi Oke, Tuesday advised the newly elected Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, Honourable Isaac Ajiboye Omodewu to unite the party. Prince Oke in a congratulatory message to Hon Omodewu and other Oyo state APC new executives urged the new Chairman “to without wasting Read More

Anambra: Why Okonkwo ‘ll defeat Uba, Soludo, others – Nwanyanwu

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, has expressed confidence that the candidate of his party, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo has the capacity to defeat his contenders in the November 6, governorship election in Anambra state.  Other candidates in the governorship election include Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Charles Soludo of the Read More

2023: UBNI berates Dokpesi’s comments on South east geo-political zone

October 20, 2021 Admin III 0

The United for Better Nigeria Initiative (UBNI) has berated the founder of DAAR Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, over derogatory comments against emergence of a president from the Southeast geo-political zone come 2023 general election. Dokpesi, who is also a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had through a statement on Monday alluded that Nigerians are afraid that president of Read More

2023: APC UK chieftain calls for unity in Oyo

October 19, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in the United Kingdom, Prince Yomi Oke, has tasked leaders and members of the party to join hands with the chairman of APC Elders Advisory Committee in Oyo state in repositioning the party. Prince Oke in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Monday said Otunba Alao-Akala and other APC  stakeholders in Read More

2023: Osinbajo best qualified to succeed Buhari, APC group declares

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the 2023 general elections, a support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Consolidation Group (PCP) has rated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the best qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC members said Osinbajo’s presidency will increase party’s chances for massive success in the coming general elections and also accelerate growth Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

2023: Group mulls new party

October 3, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

A new political association, the Downtrodden Peoples Movement, (DPM), Sunday hinted of its intention to float the Poverty Peoples Party (PPP) ahead the 2023 general elections. Chairman of the movement, Prince Olukunle Bewaji who made this known Sunday at a lecture in Ibadan by the Oyo State NUJ to commemorate Nigeria 61years independence said the motive for planned new political Read More