NCP adopts LP presidential candidate 

January 23, 2023 Emeka New 0

The National Conscience Party (NCP), has adopted the Labour Party’s presidential flag bearer ex-governor Peter Obi and his Vice, Senator Datti Baba Ahmed as its choice for the forth coming February 25th presidential election. The party said though the party is still battling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in court over alleged deregistration, the NCP through a statement by Read More

Kano guber: Only the fittest will survive

January 18, 2023 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

As it promises to be in most Nigerian states, the governorship elections which will be held on March 11, 2023 in Kano state will definitely be a fierce contest. It is instructive that, given its strategic position in the Nigerian political arrangement, Kano really matters.  As a matter of fact, as the 2023 general elections draw near, Kano state is Read More

CSOs raise alarm over plot to sabotage 2023 polls, urge Buhari to wade in 

January 16, 2023 Agi Onda 0

Concerned citizens under the aegis of Coalition of Civil Society Organisations, and Alliance for Democratic Sustenance (ADS) have raised the alarm over alleged subterranean plot to sabotage the conduct of the forthcoming general elections. The groups comprising 19 pro-democracy civil society organizations, in a statement signed by its convener, Mallam Yusuf Bulama, said its “position became imperative following finding of Read More

Tinubu to APC candidates: You need me like I need you for election victory

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Sunday met with the governorship and National Assembly candidates of the party ahead of the upcoming general elections.  Tinubu, who said he had been eager to meet with the party’s candidates, urged them to ensure they do not disappoint party members who elected them to fly its Read More

Obasanjo’s endorsement of Peter Obi: Matters arising

January 10, 2023 Carl Umegboro 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo recently broke his silence vis-à-vis the forthcoming presidential election slated for 25 February, 2023. But that is if the umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) wouldn’t repeat the postponement it had deployed in the two previous elections in concert with the ruling political parties respectively; the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in 2015 and All Progressives Congress Read More

2023: PDP urges electorate to unite, reclaim Imo 

January 3, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo state has urged the people to use the occasion of 2023 New Year celebrations to unite and rededicate themselves to the ideals of good governance, peace and progress for which Imo state was known. In a statement issued to newsmen by the state Publicity Secretary, Collins  Opuruzor, PDP said, “This year offers the Read More

As President, I’ll uphold citizens’ right to hold dissenting views – Tinubu 

January 3, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has assured that under his leadership the right of citizens to freely express their views on government policies and activities would be guaranteed. Speaking against the backdrop of insinuations that the federal government under his leadership would remove fuel subsidy even if there were protests against the decision, Read More

Ideato youth forum warns over threat to Ugochinyere’s life 

December 26, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Following the threat against the spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, Ideato Youth Forum has warned that nothing must happen to him. The apex youth group of Ideato nation, on Sunday called the attention of the world to the plot by the Imo state government on their son after attempts to frame him. The Read More

Tinubu @Niger:  It’s time to reap benefits of our available resources

The campaign train of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, moved to Minna, the Niger state capital, where a mammoth crowd of supporters converged on the Trade Fair Complex, to receive the party’s flag bearer. The people thronged the venue of the rally where Tinubu addressed them after a parley with farmers and agro-commodity traders.  The shout Read More

Atiku no threat to Tinubu in North East – Bayero

December 13, 2022 Editorial IV 0

. Lawal Bayero is the All Progressives Congress (APC) youth coordinator for Gombe state and member of the APC Youth Presidential Campaign Council for North East. In this interview with EMEKA NZE in Abuja, Bayero said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, does not pose any threat to Tinubu in the North East  Recently, 88 Read More

Bishop Kukah begs Nigerians to resist ‘evil politicians’ 

December 12, 2022 Editorial IV 0

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has pleaded with Nigerians to do everything possible to resist “evil politicians with evil agenda.” Kukah who made the appeal Sunday at the thanksgiving ceremony of the Society of African Mission to mark its 166th anniversary held in Lagos, expressed concerns over the “polarisation of the nation along primordial lines such Read More

2023: Save Nigeria’s future by voting patriotic leaders, Ortom tells Christians

December 12, 2022 John Shiaondo 0

  Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has charged Christians to save Nigeria’s future by voting in only patriotic leaders in the 2023 general elections. Her gave the charge Sunday while addressing delegates at this year’s annual convention of the All Nations Evangelism Ministries, ANEM with the theme: “Fresh Oil International Convention” held at the IBB Square, Makurdi. He pointed Read More

2023: LP reads riot act to traitors, queries Arabambi’s loyalty 

December 4, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

The Labour Party (LP) has threatened that any member of the party proven to be a hireling planted to sow seed of discord in the party would soon have a date with judgement.  The party which stated this on Sunday in a statement by its national secretary, Umar Farouk, entitled: “Who is Abayomi Arabambi working for?” said, “We can’t afford Read More

2023: Okowa boasts of PDP’s victory, Cross River guber candidate shun presidential campaign team

December 4, 2022 Joseph Obung 0

With electioneering campaigns gathering momentum across the country, the vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator  Ifeanyi Okowa, has said his party was taking over Aso Rock and Peregrino Government House,  Calabar as the All Progressives Congress (APC)  is occupying them on a temporary basis. Okowa, who is also the incumbent governor of Delta state, said the party Read More

2023: UK raises security concern, says we’ll be watching closely 

November 24, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of next year’s election, the United Kingdom (UK) has raised security concerns, saying they will be watching development closely. The British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Mrs. Catriona Lang, who stated this Wednesday when she led a delegation on a visit to the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) also appealed to stakeholders to ensure that adequate security measures Read More

INEC goes tough on violations of campaign finances, insists on BVAS  

November 24, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would tackle the areas of violation of laws on campaign finances as well as what it called “the diabolical practice of vote-buying at polling units on election day.”  To this end, the commission said it would today (Thursday, November 24, 2022) publish a summary of the Read More

LP inaugurates polling unit soldiers  

November 21, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

The Labour Party (LP) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), has commenced the inauguration of its polling unit soldiers for the 2023 general elections. In Dawaki Abuja, the PCC Chief Spokesperson, Dr Tanko Yunusa, explained that the polling units soldiers were volunteers who would function as canvassers for the Labour Party before and during elections. Dr Yunusa said the Labour Party targeted Read More

2023: Editors want candidates to engage on issue-based campaigns 

November 16, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of next year’s elections, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has advised candidates and their political parties to engage on issue-based campaigns. NGE noted that the media has a greater stake in promoting the cause of democracy, adding that the survival, growth, and development of democracy are intrinsically linked to media sustenance.  The umbrella body of Nigerian Editors said Read More

Primaries: EPA sues for peaceful elections in Kogi central

May 20, 2022 Oyibo Salihu 0

Ahead of forthcoming primary elections of political parties in the country, the Ebira People’s Association (EPA) has charged sons and daughters of the association to work assiduously to sustain the prevailing atmosphere of peace in the central senatorial district of Kogi state. This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of stakeholders’ meeting organised by the association in Read More

PICTURES: Incumbent AMAC chairman, Candido, votes, tells residents what to do in FCT council election

February 12, 2022 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

The Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) chairman, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, Saturday, at polling unit 002, Jiwa Ward, voted for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the FCT council election. Candido, who lamented the supreme court ruling that affected his preferred candidate, Alhassan Suleiman Gwagwa (Gwagwa), advised voters at the ward to vote for their preferred candidates. He said, “I Read More

#Live VIDEO: Follow latest updates on FCT council election as many voters hit polling units in Karshi, Gwagwalada

11.10am In Kashi, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), hundreds of voters have trooped out to vote with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) experiencing busy time at various polling units. Accreditation and voting have commenced. PU 008, 018, 040, 041, 042 Kantangura Housing Estate, Gwagwalada…. Massive turnout of voters @ 10:51am

#LIVE FCT council election: Voters troop out as INEC officials arrive polling units (VIDEO)

February 12, 2022 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

Voting is yet to start at Polling Unit 002 in Jiwa Ward, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), in the FCT Area Council election. As of 9:50am, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), made of corps members, were still setting up, with would-be voters grumbling about lateness in the commencement of the election. INEC had said the election will start Read More