LP crisis: Step down now, state chairmen tell Abure 

February 19, 2024 Admin I 0

Chairpersons of the Labour Party (LP) from all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have collectively called upon Peter Obi, the party’s presidential candidate for the 2023 elections, to compel Julius Abure, the party’s national chairman, to resign. The chairmen also advocated for an impartial investigation into allegations of misappropriation of campaign funds levelled against him. The chairman Read More

Edo congresses: PDP urges Shaibu, others to take grievances to appeal panel 

February 6, 2024 Patrick Ahanor 0

The leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo state, has urged members who had reservations about the outcome of the party’s adhoc delegates election to approach the appeal panel. Chairman of the state PDP, Dr. Anthony Aziegbemi who disclosed this to journalists in Benin City on Monday, cautioned against press interviews, which according to him, were capable of battering Read More

The Calabar Carnival: West Africa’s biggest street party

January 11, 2024 Achong, Ritem James 0

The Calabar Carnival is the largest street party in Africa. With the aim of promoting tourism and helping the economy, former Governor Donald Duke of Cross River state started the Calabar Carnival in 2004 . The state takes pride in it as countries across the world come to witness this event. The annual event begins every 1st December till New Read More

Why I quit Labour Party – Doyin Okupe

January 9, 2024 Tope Sunday 0

The former Director General of Peter Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, has dumped the Labour Party. In his resignation letter, shared with journalists on Monday, Okupe cited ideological differences post-2023 election as the basis for his departure from the party. Okupe was in December 2023 convicted by the Federal High Court in Abuja after being prosecuted by the Economic Read More

Imo: Fresh crisis as PDP sacks state Chairman, appoints replacement

December 6, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Imo state chapter, Tuesday, sacked it’s chairman, Engr Charles Ugwu, and immediately appointed the Okigwe zonal chairman, Hon  Chidi Dike, as his replacement. This followed a motion moved by the PDP chairman for Ohaji Egbema, Hon Emeka Alihe and seconded by the chairman of Owerri Municipal, Hon Godspower Apollos and adopted by no fewer than Read More

Imo guber: Why I can swing pendulum for Labour Party – Chief Maduka

October 18, 2023 Admin III 0

Chief Basil Maduka, a chieftain of the Labour Party (LP) in Imo state, a technocrat and oil business mogul, contested the controversial governorship ticket of the Labour Party in Imo state and dragged the matter to the Supreme Court. In this interview with BODE OLAGOKE, he speaks on why he dragged the party to court, his realignment with the party Read More

Re: Pate coming late to the party

July 6, 2023 Isah Abuh Yusuf 0

I read with amusement an article written by one Misbahu Shehu on Guardian newspaper, describing Professor Muhammad Ali Pate as late comer to APC thus shouldn’t be considered by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for ministerial appointment. Ordinarily, Misbahu or anyone behind the name, doesn’t deserve response because the piece is laden with half-truths intended to mislead the public about the Read More

Factional APC caretaker c’ttee impostors – Akpanudoedehe

There appears to be a confusion of sort in the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) with some members forming a parallel national caretaker committee, purportedly sacking the Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/ Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) and scheduling the party’s convention for February 26, 2022. But the Buni-led CECPC has disowned the group which it described as impostors, and Read More

Osun 2022: Oyetola urges transport unions to eschew violence

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has appraled to the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), and other transport unions to sustain the peace that has existed in the state and eschew violence before, during and after the 2022 governorship election. Oyetola who spoke at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement rally organised for him by the Read More

Lack of BoT responsible for worsening crisis in APC – Moniedafe

November 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has identified lack of Board of Trustee for the party as reason for worsening crisis rocking the party across the country. Moniedafe, however declared that “it is time for the APC to do the right thing” adding that if given opportunity to lead the party he has Read More

You can’t win Anambra with propaganda, group tells Soludo

November 1, 2021 Admin III 0

A political pressure group Coalition for True Democracy (CTD) has told the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Chukwuma Soludo to reach out to the people with issues of governance instead of spreading empty propaganda against his opponents. The group coordinator, Mr. Samuel Okolo stated this while reacting to a statement credited to Soludo, where he accused Read More

ADP ‘ll rescue Anambra from APGA’s bondage -Yabagi Sani

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Engr Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has said his party has prepared a blueprint that will rescue Anambra state from what he described as bondage of the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties. Sani also expressed confidence that his party will emerged victorious in the forthcoming governorship election. Speaking at 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

PDP Convention: South-west stakeholders endorse Oyinlola, Ologunagba

October 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a last-ditch effort to secure a united front in the national convention to elect national officers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stakeholders of the party from the Southwest zone have concluded negotiations on candidates to adopt as consensus options. Sources at the consultative meeting held in Lagos on Wednesday say that the stakeholders have concluded on former Osun Read More

APC appeal com’tt okay Niger Congress, says no petition, complaint received

October 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman of the State Congress Appeal Committee in Niger state, Chief Ray Morphy, has said that his committee did not recieve petition or complaint regarding the recently conducted state congress of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state. Chief Morphy declared that the appeal committee’s exercise was open, inclusive and democratic. The national secretariat of APC had Read More

APC returns El-Sudi as Taraba party chairman

October 25, 2021 Andrew Ojih,​ 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday elected Alhaji Ibrahim Tukur El-Sudi as the substantive chairman of the party to lead thirty five other state executive members. Leader of the party in the state Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf said that the party had resolved to go with affirmation rather than the tedious election process with the consent of all critical Read More

Osun govt withdraws case against Aregbesola’s loyalists

October 23, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government, Friday, withdrew case instituted against some loyalists of former Governor Rauf Aregbesola, who are standing trial on alleged breach of peace. The defendants are leaders of the splinter group of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP). They are Hon Rasaq Salinsile, former party secretary and chairman of the factional APC, former State Chairman of the party, Read More

40m membership: We ‘ll win Anambra, victorious in 2023 general elections – APC

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence that it will win the forthcoming Anambra governorship election and later win the 2023 general elections with its membership strength of over 40 million. The ruling party has boasted that governorship  elections in Ekiti and Osun states will be in their favour. Secretary of the party’s Caretaker Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee Read More

2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

PDP, APC get new chairmen in Ebonyi

October 17, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Congresses of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state on Saturday have produced new leadership for both party. While All Progressive Congress returned the caretaker Committee chairman, Mr Stanley Okoro Emegha, People’s Democratic Party got a new chairman, Mr Tochukwu Okorie. Emegha at the Congress polled 1,080 votes against his opponent Akanu Okoro that Read More

Congress: Babayo Misau emerges new Bauchi APC chairman

October 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A new chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state in the person of Alhaji Babayo Aliyu Misau has emerged after the state congress that held Saturday. Chairman of the state congress committee sent by the national headquarters Mr Jibrin Sam announced the newly elected chairman and other officials early Sunday morning. He explained that Misau emerged the Read More

Breaking: APC state congress won’t hold in Abia, elders declare

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of elders and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state led by Senator Chris Adighije, has said that the party’s state congress scheduled for Saturday 16th October, will not hold. The elders asked the national leadership under governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state to call back the state congress committee sent to Abia state. Read More

Jude Okeke-led APGA expresses concern over rising insecurity in Anambra

October 13, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Jude Okeke-led All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has expressed concern over the rising spate of insecurity in Anambra state. The Okeke-led APGA said that the party is in a mourning mood over the spate of political killings in the state. The Okeke-led APGA, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere lamented that “we have lost Anambra Read More

2023 presidency: APC national secretariat approves Osinbajo mobilisation group

October 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ongoing mobilization towards ensuring that Vice President Yemi succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari has received further boost with the APC National Headquarters formal recognition of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG). An October 4, 2021 letter issued by the APC and titled ‘Letter of Recognition as Support Group’ formally makes the pro-Osinbajo PCG the first 2023 presidential mobilization group to be granted Read More

APC governors celebrate Inuwa Yahaya @60, call him ‘shining light’

October 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has described the governor of Gombe state Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, as a ‘shining light’ even as he marks his 60th birthday. In a statement signed Saturday in Abuja by the chairman of the forum and Kebbi state governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, commended governor Read More