Politics

by JADESOLA AJIBOLA Two senators, DAUDA JIKA and EZENWA FRANCIS ONYEWUCHI, have defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and Labour Party (LP) respectively.   Senator JIKA, who represents Bauchi Central, joined the NNPP from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) while Senator ONYEWUCHI of Imo East left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   […]

by JADESOLA AJIBOLA The United States has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission on what it calls “the largely peaceful conduct” of the Ekiti State governorship election held on Saturday, June 18. The US in a statement dated June 22, 2022, also congratulated the indigenes of Ekiti State on the success of the election. The […]

The Ekiti State governor-elect Mr. Biodun Oyebanji and his deputy, Mrs Monisade Afuye, have been presented with certificates of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  following the victory recorded in Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The National Commissioner of  INEC in Ekiti state, Sam Olumekun, while presenting the certificate in Ado, the […]

Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has paid a visit to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike at his private residence in Port Harcourt, the state capital. On arrival, Obi was taken inside where he had a meeting with the governor behind closed doors. Both men, however, did not speak on the purpose of […]

The All Progressives Congress has appointed Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu,  to head the party’s 86-member National Campaign Council for the July 16 governorship election in Osun State. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Gboyega Akosile, disclosed this via a statement issued on Wednesday. While Sanwo-Olu will chair the campaign council, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje […]

The campaign organization of the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, distanced itself from a viral document circulated on social media as Tinubu’s manifesto. The organization disclosed that what was being peddled online was a mere draft and suggestions on the programs Tinubu is expected to implement when elected in February […]

13 political parties have finally nominated their party presidential candidates ahead of the February 2023 general elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu said at a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in Abuja that all primaries ended on Thursday 9th June 2022. The candidates and their parties are Asiwaju Bola […]

Ekiti State Governor and Presidential Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Kayode Fayemi, received a hero’s welcome on Wednesday on his return to Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, after the party’s Special Convention and presidential primary. A large crowd of enthusiastic party supporters, artisans, and commercial motorbike riders received Dr. Fayemi at Igbara-Odo, a […]


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