Popular Labour Party governorship aspirant is dead

March 25, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A governorship aspirant under the platform of the Labour Party in Imo state, Chief Humphrey Anumudu, has been found dead in his house. His death comes after his returned from a meeting at the party’s national headquarters in Abuja on Friday. He died in his Lagos house in what family sources described as a “spiritual attack.” A close friend of Read More

2023 governorship election: Labour Party excos split in Ebonyi as factions endorse PDP, APC

March 17, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Following the declaration by the national body of Labour Party that it has no governorship candidate in Ebonyi state for the saturday elections, the state executive has splitted into two factions over the choice of political party to support. While a faction led by the state chairman declared support for the governorship candidate of APC, other executive members led by Read More

Nasarawa PDP, Labour Party team up to defeat APC

March 17, 2023 Editorial V 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party (LP) in Nasarawa state have agreed to form an alliance with the sole purpose of defeating the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming governorship election scheduled for March 18. The two political took the decision during a joint stakeholders meeting held in Lafia Wednesday. They said the two parties Read More

Why Labour Party suspended governorship candidate – Official

March 15, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Following alleged anti-party activities and dissemination of misleading information to members of the public ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial poll, Labour Party in Kwara state has suspended it’s governorship candidate, Basambo Abubakar, indefinitely. In a press conference in Ilorin on Monday, the governorship candidate had announced that the party formed an alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in order to Read More

On the excesses of Labour Party in Udenu, Enugu state

March 13, 2023 Nduka Nnadi 0

The presidential and parliamentary elections held throughout the country on February 25, 2023 have come and gone with a lot of poignant take-home lessons. But what transpired in Udenu local government area of Enugu state was social malice taken too far, with the opposition, Labour Party, LP engaging in all sorts of dirty politicking to smear the integrity of our Read More

2023 presidential election: Labour Party insists on access to BVAS, reveals next move

March 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Following court approval for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reconfigure Bimodal Voter Authentication System (BVAS), the Labour Party has issued a three-day ultimatum to the Commission. The party swiftly asked the Commission to allow its lawyers and agents to inspect the machines, alongside other electoral materials or face the Obidient movement. In an interview with Tribune on Saturday, Read More

Popular Nollywood actress emerges Labour Party chair

March 10, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Ahead of the March 18, 2023 governorship and state assembly elections , the Labour Party has appointed popular Nollywood actress, Hilda Dokubo, as the new acting chairman of the River State chapter of the LP. This was disclosed in statement signed by the national chairman, Julius Abure, on Friday. He noted that the appointment of Dokubo followed the dissolution of Read More

Labour Party’s Rhodes-Vivour speaks on burnt popular Lagos market

March 8, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Lagos state Labour Party governorship candidate, Rhodes-Vivour, has condemned the burning of the spare parts market at Kirikiri road Ajegunle, Ajeromi Ifelodun in Lagos. Blueprint had reported that the Igbo dominated spare part market was set ablaze on Wednesday morning by unknown thugs. In a tweet on Wednesday, the governorship candidate condemned the attack while urging the security operatives to Read More

Breaking: Labour Party suspends Rivers excos, dismisses support for PDP governorship candidate

March 7, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Labour Party has dissolved the Rivers state executive council over an alleged gross anti-party activities and corruption in the management of party funds. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the national chairman of the Labour Party, Barrister Julius Abure, in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. The statement reads: “The national Read More

2023 presidential election: Labour Party hires 20 SANs

March 6, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Labour Party (LP), has reportedly hired 20 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN), to challenge the victory of the president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. According to a source who disclosed this to Punch, on Sunday, the lawyers were drawn from different chambers. The source said, “We have more than 20 SANs that are willing to participate and offer their services for Read More

2023 governorship election: Court grants Labour party’s request

March 5, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Ahead of the forthcoming Saturday March 11, 2023 gubernatorial and state house of assembly elections, a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos state has granted permission to Labour Party and 41 others to apply for Judicial Review and Mandamus Orders compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to directly and electronically upload results from the polling units in the state Read More

Election: Parish Priests prevented people from voting Tinubu in South-east – Commissioner

March 5, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A Commissioner representing Enugu state at the Federal Character Commission (FCC) Hon. Ginika Tor Florence, has revealed how some supporters of President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, were prevented from voting for him during the just concluded election in Enugu by Catholic Parish Priests. Hon. Tor, who hails from Ugwu Local Government, said in her village some voters who had assured her Read More

Labour Party rejects 2023 presidential election results

February 27, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Labour Party has rejected the ongoing collation and announcement of the 2023 presidential election results by the the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Abuja A statement signed by the Director General LP Presidential Campaign Council, Chief Akin Osuntokun, Monday, called on INEC to suspend further announcement of the results. The statement reads, “The President promised Nigerians free and Read More

2023 general elections: Labour Party rejects Rivers results, calls for cancellation of election

February 27, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Labour Party (LP) had asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the alleged unverified and manipulated results from the presidential and National Assembly elections in parts of Rivers state. This was disclosed in a statement by its national chairman, Julius Abure, in Abuja. The statement reads: “The leadership of the Labour Party is shocked by the revelations Read More

Abuja: Labour Party wins all positions in Dutse polling unit

February 25, 2023 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

The Labour Party (LP), has won the Presidential and National Assembly elections in polling unit 058, LEA Primary School, Bmuko II Bwari Area Council, Abuja. The results of the elections, after collation by 6:30pm are as follows: PresidentLP… 229APC…5PDP… 49 SenateLP… 199APC… 7PDP… 74 House of RepresentativesLP…206APC… 6PDP …67

Anambra records large turnout of voters, late arrival of voting materials

February 25, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra State is currently receiving massive turnout of voters in the ongoing 2023 Presidential and National Assembly elections across her 326 electoral wards. Blueprint correspondent, who was monitoring the election, reports presence of voters at many polling units in Awka capital city, Anaocha LGA, Onitsha (Onitsha South LGA), Orumba North and Awka North LGA. At 026 Ezinano ( Agulu ward Read More

LP seeks polls postponement in Ondo over missing logo

February 25, 2023 Editorial V 0

The Labour Party (LP) has called for the postponement of Saturday’s elections in Ondo state over absence of its logo on the ballot papers. It stated that its logo was missing on the ballot papers to be used for elections into Ondo Central Senatorial District and five House of Representative seats. The House of Representatives seats where its logo was Read More

Chukwu was coasting to victory, party chair Agbo insists

February 24, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Chairman of the Labour Party (LP) in Enugu state, Barrister Casmir Agbo, has said the slain Enugu East Senatorial candidate, Oyibo Chukwu, was coasting to victory before he was cut down. Addressing newsmen at the LP secretariat at Chime Avenue, Enugu, on Friday, Agbo said Chukwu looked good to win and that his opponents knew it. “We thank INEC for Read More

LP lauds media coverage of activities in Edo

February 23, 2023 Patrick Ahanor 0

The leadership of Labour Party (LP) in Edo state has lauded journalists for displaying utmost professionalism in the reportage of the party’s activities during the electioneering campaigns. The party also described the press reportage as accurate, adding that “it’s expected to be appreciated.” Chairman of LP in the state, Comrade Lucky Ogbaloi, who disclosed this after a meeting of its Read More