PDP convention: Aspirants in last minutes rush to submit forms

October 20, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention slated for 30th and 31st October, aspirants into various national offices are in a rush to submit their nomination and expression of interest forms. The party had earlier fixed Saturday, October 16 as the last date for the submission of duly completed forms. It was later extended to Tuesday, October 19, Read More

Buhari replaces Auwalu on NPRA board

September 29, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

 The Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari to replace the nomination of Engr. Sarki Auwalu as the Chief Executive Officer on the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NPRA) board.  The request was contained in a letter dated September 28, 2021, and read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Wednesday.  The President in Read More

BBNaija Shine Ya Eye show: Again, Liquorose emerges Head of House

September 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Liquorose on Monday emerged the Head of the BBNaija Shine Ya Eye edition House for the second time. With her latest emergence, she was granted immunity from the nomination for possible eviction ahead of Sunday. Liquorose becomes the first Shine Ya Eye housemate to get the HOH title twice. She had won in week five. Liquorose was chosen by Emmanuel Read More

Breaking: Abuja to host PDP convention as party rolls out committees in September, Secondus surrenders

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, as the venue for its National Convention slated for October 30 and 31, 2021. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Saturday, also told newsmen after the party’s 92nd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja that the party shall announce convention planning and zoning committees next month. Ologbondiyan said, Read More

BBNaija: Maria, Pere, JMK get strike for microphone infringement as housemates nominate eviction probables

August 24, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Big Brother housemates Pere, Maria and JMK received strike after Biggie found them guilty of whispering and microphone infringement. Big brother showed the housemates video clip on Monday night as evidence, he then handed the strike to the two former head of house. For JMK, Biggie said she carried her microphone into the jacuzzi. All three housemates are guilty of Read More

Daily Trust calls for nominations on African of the Year 2021

August 22, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Daily Trust, one of the leading independent newspapers in Nigeria, has called for nominations of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2021 award. In a statement by acting chief executive officer of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust, Nura Daura, Sunday, the newspaper noted that ideal nominees should be ordinary Africans who have made extraordinary contributions Read More

Legal landmines and the imperative of an APC National Caucus meeting by Hashidu Gimbi

August 16, 2021 Hashidu Gimbi 0

Over two weeks ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the election of All Progressives Congress (APC) Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu as the duly elected Governor of Ondo State in the suit filed by his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).  The PDP candidate didn’t dispute the election results but questioned the legality of the nomination of his opponent Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court affirms Buni’s CECPC leadership lawful, says APC is right

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Supreme Court has affirmed that the leadership Governor Mai Mala Buni as Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is legal and lawful. The apex court, according to the extract released by the APC, the court also held that Mai Mala Buni’s position as Acting Chairman of the Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Read More

Congress: Osun APC youth protest, alleges hijacking of material, officials

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Some youths who are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State have accused Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and Caretaker Chairman of the APC, Prince Gboyega Famodun of committing electoral fraud ahead of tomorrow’s ward congress of the party. The youths who staged a protest on the Gbongan-Ibadan road, Ogo-Oluwa, Osogbo, today alleged Oyetola and Famodun of hijacking the Read More

Oyetola, Aregbesola plan parallel congresses in divided Osun APC

July 29, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The rift between Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun state and his predecessor, Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, may once again manifest on Saturday as factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC), goes for parallel congress.  A faction loyal to Aregbesola had alleged that the state Governor has refused to ensure fair play in the planning of the coming congress, Read More

Onochie’s rejection: Senate has done the needful – CTA

July 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Following the outrage and the rejection of the nomination of madam Lauretta Onochie as a national commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a pro-democracy group, Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has commended the Senate. CTA said the Senate has done the needful by listening to the voice of the people even though pressured by Nigerians to be accountable Read More

INEC: PDP rejects Onochie as National Commissioner, vows to retrieve seats of defected lawmakers

June 30, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

   The National Executive of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) joined the league of those kicking against  nomination of Special Assistant on new media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie ,  as one of the  National Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with a protest to the National Assembly on Wednesday . This is even as the Read More

Ogun LG Poll: OGSIEC bows to pressure, cancels nomination fees for candidates

June 27, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) has cancelled the nomination fee deposit for chairmanship and councillorship candidates in the forthcoming local government elections in the state for all political parties. OGSIEC’s Chairman Mr. Babatunde Osibodu, who made the disclosure while fielding questions from the press in Abeokuta said, OGSIEC had in the guidelines released earlier, stipulated the payment of non-refundable Read More

A/Court ruling: Join me to build Ondo, Akeredolu tells Jegede

June 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has asked his main challenger in the last governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede SAN of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to join hands with him in building the state. Akeredolu who was reacting to the Court of Appeal’s judgement in his favour, added that personally he still have much respect for the defeated PDP governorship Read More

INEC: Rowdy session in Senate over Onochie’s appointment as National Commissioner

June 9, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

 Mild drama ensued on the floor of the Senate Wednesday over consideration of appointment of the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media , Lauretta Onochie,  as one of the newly appointed  six  National Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).President Muhammadu Buhari had in October last year forwarded the name of Onochie along that of Professors  Read More