Breaking: Woman shocks Ribadu, 4 other men, emerges governorship candidate in Adamawa

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

A woman and serving Senator, Aishatu Binani, has been elected as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Adamawa state. Senator Binani, representing Adamawa Central competed with five men clinched the party’s ticket in the just concluded governorship primary election in the state. She polled 430 votes to defeat her closest rival and former chairman of the Read More

Hayatu-Deen to Niger delegates: I’ll generate sustainable economic prosperity, wealth

May 27, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention slated for Saturday, 28 May to elect 2023 presidential candidate, an aspirant, Alhaji Mohammed Hayatu-Deen has pledged to generate sustainable economic prosperity and wealth if elected president of Nigeria. Hayatu- Deen who stated this Thursday in Minna when he visited Niger state to woo the PDP delegates, lamented the state of Read More

72 hours to APC presidential primaries: Fear, anxiety over party’s state of preparation, pro-Tinubu group laments, warns

May 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Barely 72 hours to the May 29 presidential primary election of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), the party’s state of preparation for the event, has become a source of concern to stakeholders. About 2,340 delegates across the country are expected to converge on Abuja, the nation’s capital city, to elect the presidential candidate of APC. But the screening committee that Read More

APC guber primaries: Victories, lamentation, intrigues trail exercise

Dance of victories, moment of lamentation and conflict of interests Thursday signposted the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) conducted across the states. From the results released at the end of the contests,  some of the primaries were keenly contested, characterised by intrigues, horse-trading and the usual power tussle that culminated in parallel congresses while in others it was like Read More

Nasarawa: APC postpones state assembly primaries

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state has announced the postponement of its state assembly primary election. Chairman of the party John W. Mamman announced this on Thursday’s night at a press briefing in Lafia the state capital. He said the party has discovered that the official and authentic list of delegates sent to the National secretariat for the party’s Read More

Kano APC in battle royale over governorship primary

May 26, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

In what appeared to be a tug of war at the top echelon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state, the member representing Kano Municipal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Alhaji Shaaban Ibrahim Sharada, has at the  eleventh hour joined the race for Kano Government House, despite the recent anointing of Alhaji Nasir Yusuf Gawuna as the Read More

Niger PDP picks Kantigi as governorhip candidate

May 26, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

Former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in Niger State, Alhaji Isah Liman Kantigi, who was also former Chairman Edati local government council for two terms, has emerged as Niger PDP governorship candidate. Kantigi polled 667 votes to defeat three other contestants, according to the result of the gubernatorial primary election held on Thursday, at the PDP secretariat Minna Former Read More

In Nasarawa, incumbent, Gov. Sule, clinches APC governorship ticket 

May 26, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has been declared winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election. Chairman of the electoral committee, Ahmed Ibeto, declared Sule winner of the primary election held at the Lafia city hall located at the state capital on Thursday. He said governor Sule polled 698 votes to defeat Dr. Fatima Abdullahi, an ex- Read More

Emenike emerges APC governorship candidate in Abia

May 26, 2022 Editorial IV 0

A development economist and publisher, Chief Ikechi Emenike, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Aba state. He defeated five other aspirants to clinch the governorship ticket of the main Abia opposition party at the governorship primary held in Umuahia, Thursday.  This mandate has placed Emenike in the position to lead his party in Read More

Plateau PDP: Caleb Mutfwan clinches governorship ticket

May 26, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Ahead of tbe 2023 governorship election in Plateau state, Mr. Caleb Mutfwang, Wednesday, emerged winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), gubernatorial primary election, to clinch the party’s ticket.  Mr. Mutfwang, defeated 15 other aspirants to clinch the ticket. Scores of the votes has: Mr. Caleb Mutfwan pulled 252 votes, Wungak Kefas-113 votes, Alfred Diyal-92 votes, Mazado Bako-3 votes. Others Read More

Enugu 2023: Businessman, Nnaji, emerges APC guber candidate

May 26, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

Businessman, Chief Uche Nnaji, has won unopposed the All Progressives Congress, (APC) governorship ticket for Enugu state. Nnaji emerged during the party’s primary election held at the APC South East zonal office. Nnaji, an ally of Imo state governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, scored a total 1070 votes in the primaries election. He was a sole aspirant for the gubernatorial primary Read More

APC disqualifies Benue Reps aspirant Oche, 3 others

May 26, 2022 Ahmid Lawal 0

Less than 24 hours to the All Progressives Congress (APC), primary elections across the country, the party’s appeal panel has disqualified Mr. Sunday Oche and three others, from participating in the primaries scheduled for Friday, 27th May, 2022. So many petitions have been written against 65 aspirants jostling for the party ticket for the House of Representatives. This was contained in Read More

In Kwara, 961 APC delegates affirm AbdulRazaq for second term

May 26, 2022 umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

No fewer than 961 delegates of Kwara state All Progressives Congress (APC) Thursday voted to have governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to run for second term.There were a total of 965 delegates in attendance but four votes were deemed invalid as they did not properly fill their ballots.  The voting took place in the presence of representatives of the Independent  National Electoral Read More

1,275 delegates to determine Kaduna APC gubernatorial candidate

May 26, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Delegates from six local governments have so far voted as three aspirants jostle for the Kaduna state All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial ticket for the 2023 general elections. According to the officials of the party, 1,275 delegates from the 23 local government areas in the state are expected to vote in the APC gubernatorial primary scheduled for the Umaru Musa Read More

2023: I have come to bring good tidings in Arochukwu, Ohafia constituency, Ikoku tells APC delegates

May 26, 2022 Editor 0

Leading House of Representatives aspirant for Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency in Abia state, Chief Mrs Mary Ikoku, has appealed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates to vote for her at the party primaries scheduled to hold on Friday May 27, 2022. Mary, a media guru and notable social advocate spoke in a press statement through her campaign organisation on Thursday. Read More

Ashiru floors ex-governor, Shehu Sani, picks PDP governorship ticket

Former member, Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Isah Mohammed Ashiru, Thursday morning, defeated former Director-General National Emergency Management Agency, Hon. Mohammed Sani Sidi, to win the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial ticket for Kaduna state again. The Kaduna state PDP gubernatorial primary, which commenced Wednesday night after the accreditation of delegates, was concluded early Thursday morning at Ahmadu Bello Read More

Ogun 2023: Incumbent governor, Dapo Abiodun, emerges APC candidate, other aspirants boycott primary

May 26, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state overnor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has been elected as the All Progressives Congress (APC) flagbearer for the 2023 gubernatorial election. At the party’s gubernatorial primary election held inside the MKO Abiola Stadium, Kuto Abeokuta, Thursday, Abiodun polled 1168 votes out of the 1170 total votes cast. Declaring Abiodun winner of the election, the Chairman of the electoral committee, Read More

2023: We’re not mounting pressure on Utomi to contest presidency under Labour party – Youths

May 26, 2022 Tope Sunday Abuja 0

The Nigerian Youths under the auspices of All Nigerian youths for Sampson Uchenna Charles Thursday said they are not mounting any pressure on Professor Pat Utomi to contest presidency on the platform of the Labour Party in 2023. To this end, they declared their support for the Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Sampson Uchenna Charles, saying that he remains the best Read More

Electoral Act 2022: Drama of an unrealistic amendment

May 26, 2022 Editorial IV 0

Attempts at further altering Nigeria’s electoral law by the National Assembly have remained tales of tortuous and repeated failed journeys, especially, under the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. JOSHUA EGBODO takes a look at the drama surrounding the latest move. After a long journeyIt was on record that President Muhammadu Buhari repeatedly vetoed fresh attempts at amending the 2010 Electoral Act, beginning Read More

Breaking: Buhari heads to Malabo, to attend AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari would depart Abuja on Thursday, May 26, 2022, to participate in African Union Extra-ordinary Session of Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, with special focus on security. The three-day summit, which would hold between May 26 and 28 would also focus on humanitarian challenges in Africa, with related issues on migration, refugees, returnees and Internally Read More

2023: 788 delegates to decide Kaduna PDP guber candidate

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, 788 delegates have been accredited Wednesday evening to vote in the People Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial primary elections in Kaduna state. The PDP gubernatorial primary, which is scheduled for the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Gymnasium Hall Kaduna Wednesday night will pick a candidate out of the six aspirants jostling for the party’s ticket. The immediate Read More

Delta Speaker beats James Manager, others, emerges PDP governorship candidates 590 votes

May 26, 2022 Amaechi Okwara, Asaba 0

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Mr Sheriff Oborevwori, on Wednesday emerged the state People’s Democratic party (PDP) flag bearer in the 2023 governorship election having defeated 13 other aspirants in keenly contested delegates election. The governorship primary election was conducted amidst tight security at Stephen Keshi stadium, Asaba. The Chairman of the seven man panel, Mr. Read More