Saraki reacts as Arapaja emerges PDP South-West Zonal Chairman

Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja on his emergence as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-West Zonal Chairman. Arapaja, who is the preferred candidate of the Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, emerged winner by edging out Dr. Eddy Olafeso with a total of 343 votes as against his opponent’s 330 […]

Arapaja emerges PDP South-West Zonal Chairman

At the end of voting in the ongoing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South West Zonal Congress, a one-time deputy governor of Oyo State, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja has emerged as the South-West Zonal Chairman. Arapaja who is a candidate of the Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde emerged winner by edging out his opponent, Dr. Eddy […]

Rivers 2023: Tonye Princewill counters Abe on zoning, backs Amaechi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Prince Tonye Princewill has responded to former federal lawmaker, Magnus Abe. Abe has recently tackled the leader of the party in Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, accusing him of acting alone on zoning of the party’s governorship ticket for the 2023 election. He had said that Amaechi’s declaration was […]

Game Over, Stop Fake Membership Registration – PDP Roasts APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the members registration exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as fake, designed to allocate false figures. Recall that the ruling APC had announced that it was extended its membership registration by another three weeks. This online newspaper reports that this is the second time the ruling party […]

INEC: NIN not mandatory, CVR resumes June 28 ahead Anambra governorship poll

After its temporary suspension August 31, 2018 preparatory to the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday declared that the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) would recommence Monday 28th June 2020. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu, who stated this at a press conference in Abuja, said the exercise would span one year ending third quarter of next year. He, however, […]

Every part of Nigeria is struggling with conflicts —UK High Commisssioner

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing has expressed worry at the deteriorating security situation in the country, pledging that the UK government was keen on helping Nigeria win its fight against insecurity. Laing expressed these views while speaking to journalists on the sidelines of a reception held to welcome home the 2019/2020 UK Chevening […]

APC Membership Registration Ends, Fresh Controversy Begins

The controversial membership registration and revalidation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) officially ended on Tuesday with a total of 36 million membership forms doled out by the national caretaker leadership.  However, the exercise which was birthed in controversy when denounced by some front-row leaders isn’t ending quietly as fresh issues are being thrown up […]

Bankole, Dogara, Ambode, Daniel, Omisore named APC’s Contact/Strategy panel members

Top defectors to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday got their first major assignment for the party. They include two former House of Representatives Speakers Dimeji Bankole and Yakubu Dogara, as well as former Ogun State Governor and ex-Osun State Deputy Governor Iyiola Omisore. They were named yesterday as members of the party’s 61-man […]

Dollar Video, Plot To Stop My Reelection – Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has again dismissed videos where he was allegedly seen stuffing wards of dollars in his pocket. Speaking on a BBC Hausa Service programme, A Fada A Cika monitored in Abuja yesterday, the governor said those behind the videos had plotted to stop him from winning the governorship election. He said, “It […]

Akeredolu, Abiodun, Oyetola Demand Review of APC Constitution

Governors of three South-west states of Ondo, Ogun and Osun, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), Dapo Abiodun and Gboyega Oyetola, respectively, have called for the continued re-evaluation of the Constitution of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reflect its democratic tendencies, where members practice and ensure internal democracy. The governors stated this at the APC Constitution Review […]