Breaking: Diri remains Bayelsa governor, Tribunal rules

August 15, 2020 Editor 0

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has just affirmed the election of incumbent governor Duoye Diri. The tribunal on Saturday dismissed the petition filed by Owei Tongue Woniwei, the candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. The tribunal delivered by a member of the three-man tribunal, sitting in Abuja, further held Read More

Anambra 2021: At last, Ngige opens up

May 18, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Former governor of Anambra state and Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has advised governorship aspirants in the state 2021 gubernatorial race to leave him out of their mischief. The minister stated this in reaction to claim that he was mobilising to replace incumbent Governor Willie Obiano in 2021.   He dismissed the insinuation replete in the social Read More

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Bayelsa election: Why we worked against PDP – Alameisegha

November 20, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The family of late former Governor of Bayelsa state, Chief Diepreye Alameisegha, said they decided to work against the reign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state because the incumbent state Governor, Seriake Dickson disappointed the people of the state. Speaking under the auspices of Alamcoism Movement (AM), the family said Governor Dickson insulted the late Alameisegha and Read More

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Katsina: 11 Sharia court judges sworn-in by CJ

November 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Chief Judge of Katsina state, Justice Musa Abubakar Danladi Saturday swore in 11 Acting Sharia Court Judges to fill the vacancies created by deaths, dismissal or resignations from offices by their incumbents The eleven new justices, according to the Chief Registrar, Alhaji Kabir Shua’abu, emerged after thorough screening and having passed the necessary qualifying examinations and confirmation that they Read More

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Breaking: Bego, 11 other Commissioner-nominees cross screening hurdles at Yobe Assembly, set to be sworn-in

November 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Yobe State House of Assembly has commenced the screening of 20Commissioner-Nominees sent by the state Governor, Mai Mala Buni vialetter dated October 30, 2019. Among those so far screened were former national and state legislativemembers which include Senator Abdulkadir Jajere, Hon. Goni Bukar, Hon.Yakubu Sidi Karasuwa, Hon Yerima Lawan and Hon. Abdullahi Kukuwa. Also screened is the incumbent Director General Read More

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Bayelsa gov: Senator dumps PDP for APC, says Dickson ‘ll fail

September 18, 2019 Editorial IV 0

One of the governorship aspirants for Bayelsa state, Senator Nimi Barigha-Amange, Wednesday formally notified the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he has resigned his membership from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the APC. Senator Barigha-Amange had earlier sought the ticket of the PDP for the November 16 governorship election but lost out to Read More

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Mouktar-Muhammed emerges new FCT FA chairman

June 21, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Federal Capital Territory Football Association has a new chairman in person of Adams Abbas Mouktar- Muhammed, who on Thursday in Kuje defeated incumbent chairman Musa Talle by 11 votes to 4 to lead the association in the next four years . The elections was held amidst tight security by men of the Nigerian Police Force and Civil Defence There Read More

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MBN urges APC’s support for Gaya’s DSP bid

April 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Middle Belt Network (MBN) has called on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governing body, the National Working Committee (NWC) to be in the vanguard of Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya’s bid for the office of Deputy Senate President of the 9thAssembly. National coordinator of the group, Barrister Sunday Omeiza, stated this in a statement. Omeiza said it Read More

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PDP’s Ashiru surrenders LGA to El-Rufai as Makarfi, Hunkuyi lose at own councils

March 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Kaduna state Governor and the governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Nasir Ahmad has won in Kudan and Makarfi local government areas. Kudan is the home local government of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Hon. Isa Ashiru, and serving Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, while Makarfi is the home local government of the former governor of Read More

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US-based Nigerian joins presidential race

March 8, 2018 Editorial IV 0

A United States of America-based Nigerian, Chris Emejuru, has enlisted in the growing list of young Nigerians that have declared their intention to vie for the President in the forthcoming Presidential Election in 2019. And to concretise his intention, the young presidential aspirant has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the newly registered Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP). Read More

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Lamido can’t defeat Buhari in 2019 – LG boss

February 23, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Dutse The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won’t take the risk of handling its presidential ticket to Alhaji Sule Lamido to contest the 2019 presidential election, according to the Birninkudu Local Government Area APC chapter chairman, Alhaji Sani Abdu. The chairman said the former governor of Jigawa State is a paper weight compared to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, whose popularity and Read More