2023: APC approves lobby committees for more youth inclusion

July 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved for the youth wing of the party to set up zonal strategic lobby committees that will engage party leaders at state and local levels to lobby the full inclusion and participation of young people in the forthcoming Congresses a d beyond. This is coming as the APC youth wing Read More

PGF boss calls for review of APC manifesto to strengthen national unity

July 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Lukman, has called for the review of manifesto of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to strengthen political initiatives for national unity.  The PGF boss made the call amidst the challenge of national unity facing Nigeria. According to him, the big question is whether the Read More

Reps fight over controversial Electoral Act clause

July 15, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Members of the House of Representatives, on Thursday engaged in fisticuffs as tempers rose over disagreement on a clause in the Electoral Act amendment Bill currently being considered. This was as Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.announced invitation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmud Yakub and Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), NCC Umar Danbatta, Read More

In Nasarawa, Gov. Sule charges NASIEC on free, fair LG election

July 14, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has charged the Nasarawa state Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) to put machinery in place for a free, fair, and credible local government elections in on October 6, 2021. He gave the charge while unveiling NASIEC 2021 regulations Wednesday in Lafia preparatory to the conduct of the elections in the state. He therefore cautioned the commission Read More

Shinkafi to Buni: Remove Yari, Marafa as APC members over breach of trust

July 2, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

A former national secretary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, has called on the Yobe state governor Mai Buni-led national caretaker committee of the APC to take a decisive action against former Governor Abdulaziz Yari and Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa over their alleged plans to “disrupt the peace and progress of the APC, anti-party activities Read More

Women votes ‘ll determine outcome of 2023 elections – Okotete

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, women votes will be a key determiner of candidates elected as state/federal legislators, governors and the President, the Woman Leader and representative in Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared said. Okotete, however called on women to cooperate and forge a united front to ensure more women occupy Read More

Act now or lose Anambra – Group tells PDP

July 1, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

A pressure group in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), PDP Rescue Movement, has charged the appeal committee to interrogate the outcome of the party’s primary election in Anambra to stand any chance of winning the forthcoming governorship elections in the state. In a statement in Abuja, Wednesday by spokesman of the PDP Rescue Movement, Emeka Ezenwa, warned that except the Read More

LG polls: Crisis rocks Ogun APC over alleged selection of candidate

June 20, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Crisis seems to be looming in Ogun state All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the local government elections as aspirants in Obafemi-Owode Local Government area of the state took to the street to protest the selection of a Chairmanship candidate battling certificate forgery scandal. The protesters who storm the premises of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Iwe Iroyin, Oke Read More

Coming Oyo APC congresses not a do or die – Folarin

June 17, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content Senator Teslim Folarin Wednesday cautioned that the forthcoming All Progressives Congress, (APC) congresses in Oyo state must not be a do-or-die exercise. Senator Folarin who is the Senator representing Oyo Central senatorial district in Oyo state stated this while addressing APC leaders and stakeholders in Saki Parapo Hall, Saki and Okeho during a Read More

Breaking: Netanyahu kicked out, new Israeli Prime Minister takes over

June 13, 2021 BBC 0

Benjamin Netanyahu has lost his 12-year hold on power in Israel after its parliament voted in a new coalition government. Right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett has been sworn in as prime minister, leading a “government of change”. He will lead an unprecedented coalition of parties which was approved with a razor-thin majority of 60-59. Mr Bennett will be prime minister until Read More

Oyegun to Buhari, APC: Address agitations for restructuring, secession

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Oyegun, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the ruling party to quickly address the agitations for restructuring and even those calling for separation. The former Edo state governor said APC as the government of the federation, “must not give the impression that only military governments can Read More

The third commemoration of June 12

June 11, 2021 Editorial III 0

Today, June 12, 2020, is being observed all over the country as Democracy Day. It is the third commemoration of the day, declared by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2018. The day has supplanted May 29 as the Democracy Day to mark the handing over of the reins of power to a democratically elected government on May 29, 1999. In the Read More

APC LG chairmanship primaries: Ifelodun LCDA residents cry out over injustice, imposition

June 6, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

The just concluded Lagos state All Progressives Party local government primaries held Saturday across the state has continued to generate mixed emotions among party faithful. The announcement of Hon. Femi Okeowo as the candidate of the party in Ifelodun LCDA for the local government elections, have equally drew the ire of party faithful and concerned residents in the LCDA. Weeks Read More

Constitution review: Why Tallen demands gender inclusive, federal character – Perm Sec

June 5, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affiars, Amb. Anthonia Ekpa, has given further insights into the decision of her minister Dame Pauline Tallen, to back the proposal to include gender as a benchmark for federal character and related matters.   Dame Tallen, had at the just concluded Zonal Public Hearing on the proposed alteration to the provision of the 1999 Constitution, Read More

APC: Yahaya Bello, Gov Sule, others to reconcile aggrieved members in FCT

May 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello as chairman of a seven-man committee to reconcile all the aggrieved parties and individuals for the party ahead of the Area Councils elections in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In the letter of appointment signed Sunday in Abuja by the National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Read More

Rivers LG poll: ADC blasts RISEC, disowns free, fair claims by IPAC

May 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has disassociated itself from the claims by the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) that the recently conducted local government election in the state was free, fair and credible. The opposition party also lambasted the Rivers state government for the same claim. In a statement signed by its national chairman, Chief Ralphs Read More

Osun APC chieftains at war over formation of splinter group

May 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The former acting Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Osun state, Elder Adelowo Adebiyi and the Acting Secretary of ‘Igbimo Agba’ (APC Elders Caucus), Hon Akinremi Omolaoye, have disagreed over the legality of a splinter group formed within the party, The Osun Progressives (TOP).  The TOP, a political group believed to be loyal to former Governor Rauf Aregbesola, was Read More

Buhari appoints Issa Aremu as CEO NILS

May 22, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Comrade Issa Aremu as the Director/ Chief Executive Officer of National Institute for Labour Studies (NILS). Comrade Aremu, a gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party in Kwara state in the 2019 general elections, member of the National Institute and Vice President of Industriall Global Union, was former vice president of Nigerian Labour Read More

All set for Saturday’s LG polls in Oyo – OYSIEC chair

May 21, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The chairman of the Oyo state Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) , Aare Isiaka Abiola Olagunju, on Friday said “all is now set” for this Saturday’s local government election across the state. Already, security have been beefed up with the state Police Command deploying 9,000 personnel while the state Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) deploying 2, Read More

Abuja: Over 2000 APC members join PDP in Bwari alone

May 20, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Over two thousand members of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) has defected to the opposition People’s Democratic Party in Bwari Area Council, this is just as the council’s elections is fast approaching. Chairman of the area council John Gabaya, while receiving the defectors in Bwari, Abuja, said the area council under his leadership is committed to development, expressing satisfaction Read More

Brutality: BPA writes Kwara gov, demands justice, compensation for victims

May 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Baruten Patriotic Agenda (BPA) has written an open letter to the Kwara state governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, demanding for justice, end to brutality and compensation for the victims of military killings at th Ilesha-Baruba in Baruten local government area of the state. According to the open letter, the governor’s silence “over the brutal killings of three young men and Read More

Anambra 2021: INEC to relocate polling units sited at Churches, private houses, others

May 10, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

As Anambra state 2021 gubernatorial poll draws closer, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Monday, said it would relocate about 1112 polling Units sited at churches, house of political office holders, traditional rulers houses and others in the state.The State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),  Mr. Nkwachukwu Orji, who stated this at a stakeholders Forum on Expansion of Voters Access to Read More