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Real reasons Buhari didn’t campaign for Ganduje, Abubakar, Lalong, others after winning election

March 24, 2019 Editorial II 0

The Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has stated the reasons the President refused to visit some states to campaign for governorship candidates of his party, All Progressives Congress, after he had won the presidential election of February 23, 2019. The governorship election had held on March 9, about nine days after Buhari had received Read More

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Shocks as Ebonyi APC candidate joins PDP

March 22, 2019 Editorial II 0

Less than 24 hours to the supplementary elections slated to hold on Saturday in three state constituencies of Ebonyi State, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Ezza North West State constituency, Mr Nome Innocent, has dumped his party and joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Consequently, he announced his withdrawal from the race and declared support for Read More

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Breaking: APC rejects tribunal verdict on Osun guber poll

March 22, 2019 Editorial II 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has rejected the tribunal judgement which declared Senator Ademola Adeleke as the authentic winner of the Osun state governorship election. The Osun state chapter of the party in a statement by its Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy, Kunle Oyatomi, said: “the verdict cannot stand superior legal scrutiny. Therefore we will appeal against it” Details Read More

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Kano NBA demands apology from police boss over harassment of members

March 21, 2019 Editorial II 0

The Kano state branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on the State Commissioner of Police Mr. Wakili Mohammed to be non- partisan and professional in the discharge of his official duties.  A statement signed by the State secretary of the association, Mujtaba Adamu-Ameen, made available to newsmen in Kano state condemned what it described as the unprofessional manner Read More

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Elections: Court declares ‘Ogboru, Omo-Agege, Uduaghan, others not APC candidates in Delta’

March 18, 2019 Editorial II 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta state has nullified Mr. Jones Erue-led state executive committee faction and the nomination of all the candidates of All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state. The court, however, held that the plaintiff in the case, Mr. Cyril Ogodo as the authentic chairman of the state APC. Leadership crisis has rocked the Delta Read More

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INEC’s panel denied Bauchi APC fair hearing- Nana

March 17, 2019 Editorial II 0

Bauchi state chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Alhaji Uba Nana has rejected the report of the fact finding committee sent by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters to the state on the Tafawa Balewa Local government governorship election results that were cancelled by the State returning officer. The sate returning officer last Sunday declared Bauchi governorship election inconclusive Read More

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I didn’t direct Yusuf not to pay N30,000 minimum wage – Kwankwaso

March 15, 2019 Editorial II 0

Former Governor of Kano state Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has denied reports that he told Kabir Yusuf, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kano State governorship election, that the PDP administration, if elected, will not be able to pay N30, 000 minimum wage to workers as it expects to inherit an empty treasury from Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. Read More

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Breaking: ADC suspends Oyo chair, 6 others over anti-party activities

March 15, 2019 Editorial II 0

Few days after the March 9 governorship election in Oyo state,  expanded State Executive Committee (SEC) of  the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the state has suspended the party’s state Chairman, Alhaji  Ahmed Ayinla over alleged anti party activities. Also suspended by the Oyo state ADC expanded SEC are Comrade Ademola Adedapo – State Publicity Secretary, Engineer Kolade Awojobi, State Read More

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2023 presidency cause of my political travails, Okorocha opens up

March 14, 2019 Editorial II 0

Imo state governor and the Senatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said he was not given his certificate of return on Thursday due to conspiracy from some people fighting him ahead of his 2023 presidential ambition. The governor, however appealed to Professor Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to allow itself Read More

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Tell Nigerians why result declaration was suspended in Rivers, others, YIAGA AFRICA tasks INEC

March 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

YIAGA Africa Watching The Vote has told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that it owned Nigerians an explanation on the reasons results collation was suspended in some LGAs in Rivers and other states after election.Chair, Watching The Vote Working Group Dr Hussaini Abdu during a press conference on Sunday in Abuja said transparency of the results collation process electionwas central to the integrity Read More

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Breaking: Bauchi governorship election inconclusive as INEC rejects Tafawa Balewa results

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

The announcement of governorship election results in Bauchi State has been suspended following rejection of the results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Returning Officer of the local government Mrs Dominion Anosike while presenting the results of the election in the area complained that she was harassed and intimidated by political thugs at collation center to announced doctored results.  Read More

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Okowa coasting to victory, wins 13 of 14 LGAs announced

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

Govervor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has won in 13 out of 14 Local Government Area of the state already announced by the INEC returning officers while his opponent, Chief Great Ogboru of All Progressives Congress (APC) only won one local government. But the representative of APC and younger brother to Ogboru, Turner Ogboru, has rejected the results and called Read More

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Rough road for second term-seeking govs as Nigerians go to polls again

March 9, 2019 Editor 0

Today’s governorship and house of assembly elections appear to be a two-horse race between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this report, TOPE SUNDAY, ABDULRAHMANZAKARIYAU, DANIEL AGBO, BASHIR MOHAMMED, NAJIB SANI and ANDREWOJIH x-ray factors that some of the governors seeking re-election have to brush aside to actualise their dream. Today, Nigerians will Read More

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Timi Frank warns against anarchy in Niger Delta states

March 8, 2019 Editorial II 0

The former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank has warned against what he described as impending anarchy looming in the six Niger Delta states orchestrating by the ruling government at centre by working in connivance with the Nigerian Army to perpetuate mayhem and disenfranchise Nigerians in the region. In the said looming crisis Read More

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Elections: Hold APC chairman responsible for violence in A’Ibom -Group

March 7, 2019 Editorial II 0

A socio-political organization under the aegis of platform of Akwa Ibom Liberation  Movement (AILM), has told the world to hold the National Chairman of  All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole, for any violent in the state before or during the forth coming governorship and State Assembly elections. The group said it raised the alarm after recent inciting comments by the Read More

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Return 63 stolen Card Readers to INEC, Nabena tells Dickson, PDP leaders

March 7, 2019 Editorial II 0

Following revelation by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that 63 Card Readers were stolen during the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections in Bayelsa state, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Yekini Nabena has accused Governor Seriake Dickson and the People Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in the state of masterminding the theft. Nabena, who is the Read More

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Senator-elect warns against vote buying

March 6, 2019 Editorial II 0

A Senator-elect in Osun West, Engr Adelere Oriolowo, has called on Nigerians to join hands in fighting the monetization of politics which he described as bad omen for the development of Nigeria. He warned Nigerians against collecting money as a precondition to vote for candidate in the Saturday House of Assembly election in Osun state. Speaking with our correspondent on Read More

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Breaking: APC, Amaechi settle for AAC guber candidate in Rivers

March 6, 2019 Editorial II 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state and its leader in the South-south zone, Rotimi Amaechi have declared their support for the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Awara Biokpomabo. Following this development, Amaechi urged members of APC and supporters of the party in Rivers to massively vote for Biokpomabo on Saturday. The AAC candidate is a Read More

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Breaking: Big blow as court disqualifies Taraba APC governorship candidate

March 6, 2019 Editorial II 0

Information reaching blueprint indicates that a Federal High Court, sitting in Jalingo, Taraba state, this morning disqualified the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi, from contesting next Saturday’s election. Danladi was disqualified from participating in the election on Saturday over an improper declaration of age. Details loading…

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Breaking – Elections: Again, Buratai meets Commanders, orders tight security

March 6, 2019 Editor 0

As the country prepares for governorship and state assemnly elections, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged commanders of various and formations to ensure adequate security in a bid to ensure peaceful and violent-free elections. Buratai gave the charge on Wednesday at an ongoing meeting with Principal Staff Officers, General Officers Commanding (GOCs) and Brigade Commanders Read More

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Elections: Appeal Court strikes out motion on Zamfara APC candidates

March 2, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Court of Appeal Sokoto Division on Friday struck out a motion seeking a stay of judgment delivered by the Zamfara High Court, allowing the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field candidates in the 2019 Election. The motion was filed by the appellant, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Kabiru Marafa, and 129 others through their counsel, Read More

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APC confirms suspension of Okorocha, Amosun, VON DG, others

March 1, 2019 Editorial II 0

The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed the indefinite suspension of the Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha, his Ogun state counterpart Ibikunle Amosun, Minister of Niger Delta, Usani Usani and the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) Osita Okechukwu. The suspended leaders of the ruling party were accused of anti-party activities. When contacted, the Read More

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Ondo APC faction wants state exco dissolved

February 28, 2019 Editorial II 0

A faction of the ruling All Progressives Cingress (APC) in Ondo state under the eigies of APC Mandate Group has called for the dissolution of the party’s state executive alleging that it is working against the interest of the party. The group also said it was vindicated that the party lost to the People Democratic Party (PDP) during the last Read More

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Why Atiku can’t be president -Oshiomhole

February 28, 2019 Editorial II 0

The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, said the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is destined never to become the President of Nigeria. Oshiomhole, who described the PDP’s presidential candidate as a “political rolling stone” added that “Atiku is so desperate.Addressing a press conference Thursday in Abuja, APC national chairman said his Read More

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Atiku won presidential election, not Buhari, Frank says

February 27, 2019 Editorial II 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for outrightly rejecting the conduct of the presidential elections which is now being described as one of the worst election in the history of mankind in the 21st century.  According to Frank, the outright disregard Read More