Tinubu’s inauguration: We salute you, Natives thank security agencies 

April 20, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-Nigeria and anti-sabotage group on the platform of The Natives has commended the Nigerian security agencies for their resilience, asking them to step up their vigilance ahead of May 29 scheduled date for inauguration of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The Natives, however, acknowledged that Nigerian security agencies, especially the Department of State Security Service (DSS), Military and Read More

Adamawa 2023: Hudu-nisation of Binani’s desperation

April 20, 2023 Dahiru Hassan Kera 0

At the close of the first ballot, when the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared the Adamawa state governorship election inconclusive, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri was already leading his closest challenger, Aishatu Dahiru Binani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, with over 31, 000 votes. The total voting strength of the polling units marked for rerun comes up to a little Read More

Supplementary poll: NSCDC CG queries Adamawa Commandant,  summoned to Abuja

April 19, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Given the controversy surrounding the just concluded Adamawa state governorship rerun election where the Corps was alleged of complicity along with other security agencies, the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has summoned the state Commandant, Muhammad Bello, to the Corps’ national headquarters, Abuja. The Corps helmsman directed the State Commandant to Read More

Breaking: At last, INEC declares PDP’s Fintiri winner of Adamawa 2023 governorship election

April 18, 2023 Muazu Abari, Yola 0

The Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) has finally  declared incumbent Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of Adamawa gubernatorial election, thereby securing his second term. Announcing the result of the election on Tuesday evening, in Yola, following the conclusion and collation of the results of the 69 polling units across the various Local Governments Read More

Call for NEC meeting to decide NASS leadership zoning, APC chieftain writes NWC

April 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

To avoid the repeat of the 8th Assembly where party couldn’t influence the emergence of Bukala Saraki-led National Assembly, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Rev. Dominic Alancha, has asked Senator Abdullahi Adamu-led National Working Committee (NWC), to convene an urgent National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the party to deliberate on the zoning formula of the Read More

CTA to INEC: Announce winner in Adamawa to douse tension 

April 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resume and conclude the collation process and announce a winner in order to douse tension created by what it described as the reckless announcement of Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Adamawa state, Barrister Hudu Ari. The CTA also condemned what it called ‘gross misconduct’ of Read More

Breaking: Court turns down Binani’s motion, queries jurisdiction

April 18, 2023 House keeper 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday queried an application by Senator Aisha ‘Binani’ Dahiru, seeking an order of court restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from invalidating her declaration as winner of the governorship election in Adamawa State. The presiding judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo, temporarily declined to hear the application. Blueprint had on Monday reported that Read More

Adamawa: Yiaga Africa urges INEC to conclude collation process, declare official results 

April 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

An election observer group, Yiaga Africa has asked the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately resume collation and declare the official results of the Adamawa state supplementary governorship election.  Yiaga Africa said INEC should resume collation and conclude the process based on results announced at the polling units and uploaded on the IReV portal on Saturday.   A statement jointly signed Read More

Nigeria needs strong opposition parties to deepen democracy – Ezenwa

April 17, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The chairman of Partners for Electoral Reform (PER) Ezenwa Nwagwu, has urged political parties who lost in the just concluded general election to form a strong opposition to deepen the country’s democracy. Ezenwa also said the law setting up INEC empowers them to conduct the election, they have discharged that responsibility and have announced a winner, it’s mischievous to refer Read More

Breaking: Dino Melaye clinches Kogi PDP 2023 governorship ticket

April 16, 2023 House keeper 0

Former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, has been announced as the winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship primaries in Kogi State. He was declared winner after polling 313 votes to defeat Idoko Ilonah who had 124 votes. Awoniyi Sunday had 77 votes while Musa Wada had 56 votes. The former lawmaker will be up against Usman Ododo, the flagbearer Read More

INEC declares APC’s Bomai winner of Yobe South senatorial election

April 15, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Ibrahim Mohammed Bomai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Saturday 15, April election conducted in the Yobe South senatorial district. The INEC Returning Officer, Dr. Abatcha Melemi, of the Federal University Gashua, announced the result in Potiskum amid tight security. The returning officer said his mandate of the exercise Read More

Ex-Kogi ADC Chairman, Ogga no longer our party member – Reps’ member

April 15, 2023 House keeper 0

 A member of House of Representatives, Leke Abejide, has alerted Police, Department of State Services (DSS) and other security agencies on the alleged trick of former Kogi state chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Kingsley Ogga. According to Abejide, who represents Yagba East/West/Mopamuro constituency in the National Assembly, Ogga now brandishes a Federal High Court judgement which has nothing to do Read More

Forensic analysis of presidential poll results show over voting in 10,000 PUs – Omokri 

April 15, 2023 House keeper 0

A social activist and author, Reno Omokri, has said forensic analysis of the presidential election result of the February 25, 2023 showed that there were over voting in more than 10,000 polling units, which represents almost 8% of all PUs.  He, however, told the the Nigerian judiciary that the world is watching the Presidential Election Petitions Court and hopes it Read More

Ramadan: Andy Uba visits more Abuja mosques, shares food for Iftar

April 14, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state, Senator Andy Uba, has continued his visits to Abuja mosques to share food to Muslim faithful for Iftar (breaking of fast). Senator Uba, Friday, visited the National Mosque in Central Area, Annur Mosque in Wuse II and Ansaru Deen Mosque in Maitama, all in Abuja. Recall that earlier in Read More

Kogi 2023: Why Yahaya Bello ‘ll bellow in agony, by Phrank Shaibu 

April 14, 2023 Phrank Shaibu 0

The people of Kogi state were shocked to the marrow when they woke up to news of Governor Yahaya Bello’s decision to anoint the Kogi State Auditor-General, Ahmed Ododo, as his preferred successor ahead of the primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC). After the sudden demise of Kogi APC governorship candidate, Abubukar Audu, during the poll, Yahaya Bello was Read More

Supplementary elections: Tinubu sues for peaceful polls, rallies support for APC

April 14, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has called for on Nigerians in the areas slated for the supplementary elections to conduct themselves peacefully and eschew violence and any act prejudicial to orderly electoral processes. Tinubu also asked the All Progressives Congress members and the supporters in the areas listed for the polls to come out in their large numbers to Read More

Ramadan: Andy Uba shares food, tasks Tinubu on national unity

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state, Chief Andy Uba, has congratulated the Nigerian Muslim ummah on this year’s Ramadan fast, even as he called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtues of selflessness, charity and love for one another as exemplified by the holy month. Uba, who spoke Monday in Abuja, while sharing food to the Read More

APC group to Tinubu: Beware of sycophants, saboteurs in Bauchi

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state, on the aiges of APC Youth Progressive Movement (AYPM) has urged the president-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to be wary of some sycophants and saboteurs in and outside the party even as he prepares to take over. The group said some party chieftains in Bauchi, for reasons best known to them, betrayed Read More

Senate Presidency: Why I’m most qualified candidate – Izunaso

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Senator-elect representing Imo West, Senator Osita Izunaso, has given reasons why he is the most suitable to occupy the next Senate Presidency seat based on his experience, capacity and the need to ensure national cohesion. First elected into House of Representatives in 2003 and later into the Senate in 2007, Izunaso will be one of the ranking Senators in Read More

National Unity: Muslims aspiring for Senate Presidency insensitive to constitution – Lukman

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A member of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman, has described as insensitive to Nigerian constitution any Muslim aspiring to be the next Senate President. Lukman, who is also the National Vice Chairman (North-west) also call on the APC governors, stakeholders and all the party members to prevail on all Read More

2023 Ogun governorship election: Adebutu petitions tribunal

The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Ladi Adebutu, has formally filed a petition before the Election Petition Tribunal, seeking a fresh election without Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adebutu added that Abiodun, a candidate of the APC was not duly qualified to contest in the March 18th gubernatorial election. He said Read More

Court irants interim injunction allowing Murtala Ajaka participate in APC Primary

April 7, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, under the Abuja Judicial Division, has granted an interim injunction restraining the All Progressives Congress (APC) from acting on the purported suspension of a governorship aspirant of the party in Kogi state, Hon. Murtala Yakubu Ajaka. The presiding judge, Justice H. Muazu, Thursday, granted the prayers of Murtala’s counsels, S.E. Aruwa (SAN), Read More

NASS leadership: Stop bribing NWC members, Lukman calls for code of conduct 

April 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A member of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman, has raised alarm that some aspirants contesting various positions to the 10th National Assembly leadership have started bribing party leaders with bags of Rice and Sugar. Lukman, who is also the APC National Vice Chairman (North-West), however, called on the leadership Read More