PDP: Forum renouceses Peter Obi for Bala Mohammed, mobilises delegates nationwide 

May 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the platform of Democratic Forum for Justice and Equity (DFJE) said it has shifted loyalty to the Governor of Bauchi state and a leading Presidential aspirant of the party, Alhaji Bala Mohammed, to emerge as PDP’s flagbearer. The group which boasted of about three million members nationwide said it regretted supporting former governor of Read More

Middle Belt Youths fault ASUU over call to sack Emefiele

May 26, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Youths from Middle Belt under the aegis of Middle Belt Youths Forum (MBYF) have faulted the call by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) demanding the sack of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele.  The Forum, in a statement by its leader, Godwin Meliga, wondered how a union that has turned the nation’s Read More

Congress: Ekanem is APC A’Ibom authentic chair – INEC Commissioner

May 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Akwa Ibom state, Mike Igini, has explained that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not change its report on the State Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held in October 2021. The Congress recognised Mr. Austin Ekanem as the winner and chairman of the Akwa Ibom APC State Executive.  This clarification is coming, Read More

Breaking: Bala’s name appears in PDP gov’ship primary ballot

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The name of the incumbent governor of Bauchi state and PDP Presidential aspirant, Bala Mohammed, Wednesday appeared on the PDP ballot papers for the party’s gubernatorial primary election in the state. Addressing journalists on the appearance of Bala’s name in the ballot, the Bauchi state PDP Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam attributed the appearance of the PDP presidential aspirant in the Read More

Presidential ticket: Don’t ignore Northern elders’ advice on Bala Mohammed, forum tells PDP

May 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The South-south Emerging Leaders Forum (SELF) has asked national leadership of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to ignore the consensus arrangement reached by the Northern elders and leaders of thought which produced Governor Bala Mohammed as a preferred presidential candidate. The South-south Forum declared that Northern leaders, like every other patriotic Nigerians will prefer Bala Mohammed as a Read More

2023: Rising poverty may lead to uprising, Mogahlu warns

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

African Democratic Congress (ADC), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has warned of the prospect of a social insurrection in the country if the rising poverty is not addressed. Speaking Tuesday in Abuja at a parley organised by the party for the ADC presidential hopefuls themed “forging ahead, leading forward and knowledge-driven collegiate presidency”, Mogahlu said his fear was based on the teething Read More

Umahi qualified to succeed Buhari – NGE

President of Nigeria Guide of Editors (NGE), Mallam Mustapha Isah, Saturday, said Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state is eminently qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Isah noted that Governor Umahi is a performer, who could use the little available to him to achieve great things. Mr. Isah disclosed this during the inspection of governor Umahi’s projects by members of Read More

Breaking: APC shifts presidential screening exercise

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its presidential screening earlier scheduled to hold on Monday 23rd of May 2022. No reason was given for the postponement. About 25 aspirants are jostling for the presidential ticket of the ruling party. A statement released Sunday night by the party’s national publicity secretary, Barrister Felix Morka, said a new date for Read More

APC set to inaugurate screening committees for special congress, others

May 17, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will on Wednesday inaugurate its screening committees for both the state House of Assembly and special congress to elect local government, state and national delegates. A statement signed by the party’s national organising secretary, Sulaiman Muhammad Argungu, said the event will take place at International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja. The statement asked Chairpersons and Read More

HoR aspirant quits APC, joins NNPP in Osun

May 14, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

An aspirant to the House of Representatives under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state, Muslihudeen Adekilekun, has defected to the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP). Adekilekun who is contesting to represent Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo local government at the House of Representatives, accused APC leadership of imposing candidates on members without consultation. Read More

Zamfara: Baba For All coordinator, Jaji returns reps nomination forms

May 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The national coordinator of Baba For All , Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji has submitted his nomination and expression of interest forms for House of Representatives under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The forms were returned on behalf of Hon Jaji by party stalwarts, officials and political associates who troops in large numbers to show their support. Recall Read More

2023: Abdullahi Adamu revitalising, overhauling APC for victory – APC forum

May 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Forum of APC Organizing Secretaries (APC-FORS) which comprises of all the Zonal, State, Local Government and Ward Organizing Secretaries of the All Progressives Congress, has eulogised the National Working Committee led by Senator Abdullahi Adamu, for revitalising, overhauling and rejuvenating the party in the best interest of all members. The Forum said: “The sleepless nights, hardwork and selfless service Read More

Kaduna: Shabaan tackles El-rufai for annointing Uba Sani as successor

May 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna state governorship aspirant on the platform of the All progressive congress (APC), Alhaji Sani Mahmoud Shaaban has faulted the decision of governor Ahmad Nasir el-Rufai to anoint Senator representing Kaduna North, Uba Sani as his preferred successor and candidate of the party. This is as the Kano state governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and his anionted successor, Nasir Yusuf Read More

Tinubu ‘ll congratulate winner, return home if he loses ticket – Babashir Lawal 

May 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babashir Lawal, has said the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will congratulate the winner and return home if he loses the presidential ticket of the party. The ruling party had slated its presidential primary for May 30 2022.The former Lagos governor will be contesting Read More

Breaking: Jubilation in Abuja as Tinubu returns nomination forms

May 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

There were jubilation at the International Conference Centre (ICC) venue of the submission of nomination forms, Wednesday as Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu returned his presidential forms for the party’s ticket ahead of 2023 general elections. The nomination forms were submitted on his behalf by a team of his supporters led by the Read More

ASUU Strike: OAU directs students to go home

May 11, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Osun state, has directed students to vacate their hostels and go home. The directive, according to a statement signed and made available to Journalists by the Dean, Division of Student Affairs, Prof. I.O. Aransi, was necessary due to the new update of strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities Read More

2023: Only Southern Presidency is fair – Sanwo-Olu

May 10, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Lagos state governor Babajide  Sanwo-Olu, has said that allowing the Southern part of Nigeria to produce a successor to President Muhammadu Buhari is only the fair deal. The governor also specifically zeroed down on the South-west as the “top-notch” in the South. Speaking with newsmen after submitting his nomination forms at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Tuesday in Abuja, Sanwo-Olu Read More