Breaking: PDP secretariat set ablaze in Ondo

October 21, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Ondo state has just been reportedly razed down by suspected thugs. According to a statement by the party spokesperson, Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, one of the policemen on duty escaped by whiskers as his vehicle and that of the party’s coaster bus were burnt down. Details loading…

I’m still in PDP – Umahi

October 17, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Sartuday denied the rumours making rounds that he dumped People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for All Progressive Congress (APC). Rumour of his defection became stronger on Saturday afternoon when the Federal Lawmaker representing Ezza South/ Ikwo federal constituency, Comrade Chinedu Oga, released a statement confirming it. Oga, the only APC House of Representatives lawmaker from Ebonyi Read More

Ondo poll: My victory evidence of our acceptance – Akeredolu

Ondo state Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sunday emerged winner in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. His victory came amidst mixed reactions from stakeholders. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the incumbent governor winner having polled 292,830 votes to defeat two other major contenders at the end of the contest. Announcing the result, Chief Retuning Read More

Breaking: Again, Akeredolu floors Jegede, reelected Ondo governor… see final results

October 11, 2020 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared incumbent governor Rotimi Akeredolu winner of 2020 Ondo state governorship election. Akeredolu assuredly defeated his main challenger Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) coasted home with 292,830 votes. Jegede polled 195, 791 votes. His deputy Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party came Read More

#Live: Voters resist COVID-19 protocols as Akeredolu, wife vote… rain delays Jegede at polling unit

October 10, 2020 Editor 0

Voters are currently defying COVID-19 at the ongoing Ondo governorship election. Though many trooped out to vote but are clustered on the queue of various polling units. Meanwhile, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and wife have cast their votes in Owo, while the governorship candidate of Peoples democratic Party (PDP) Eyitayo Jegede was meant to wait when he arrived his polling unit Read More

Breaking: Akeredolu, Jegede, Ajayi, others sign peace pact ahead Ondo guber poll

October 6, 2020 Editor 0

With four days to the conduct of the governorship election in Ondo state, 16 gubernatorial candidates have signed peace agreement anchored by former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar committee. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Eyitayo Jegede, the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi. Details loading…

Breaking: Fear grips residents as gunshots rock Akure ahead Ondo guber poll

October 4, 2020 Editor 0

Residents of Akure, Ondo state capital are currently living in perpetual fear following gunshots which erupted Sunday morning, days ahead of governorship election. Reports say several persons were said to have been injured while many vehicles were vandalised in the clash. Eyewitness account alleged that the clash was between supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Read More

Breaking: Obaseki visits Buhari, breaks silence on APC return (Pictures)

September 25, 2020 Editor 0

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state a while ago paid thank you visit to President Muhammadu Buhari, days after he secured his second victory. Obaseki who was in company of his deputy Philip Shuaibu told state house correspondents that he will remain with the Peoples Democratic Party. Obaseki beat Osagie Ize-Iyamu of Buhari’s All Progressives Congress and others to win Read More

Edo: Independent observers laud Nigerian Army, others

September 20, 2020 Editor 0

A group of independent observers at the just concluded Edo state governorship election has described the Nigerian Army and other security operatives as “worthy partners of democracy” over the peaceful conduct of the exercise.  The Independent Election Monitoring Observers, consisting of civil society organisations, non-governmental organisations and the media said the presence of “professional” troops played a vital role in the entire Read More

Breaking – Outcome of Edo 2020 election: At last, Ize-Iyamu breaks silence

September 20, 2020 Editor 0

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has finally congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) moments after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki winner of Edo gubernatorial election. Ize-Iyamu who conveyed his message via his twitter handle wrote, “Edo people has decided, we thank you all! Congratulations to the opposition party! They Read More

It’s official: INEC declares Obaseki winner of Edo 2020 election

September 20, 2020 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Godwin Obaseki as the winner of Edo state governorship Election 2020. The Returning Officer in the election Prof. Agofure Rukeh of Federal University of Petroleum Technology, Efurun, returned Obaseki reelected after he polled 307,955 Votes to beat his closest challenger and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu who Read More

#Live – EdoDecides2020: With 4 LG results yet to be announced, Obaseki still leads, INEC resumes remaining collation… Full details

September 20, 2020 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is about now resuming collation of remaining result after gubernatorial election on Saturday. So far, 13 local government areas have been declared and Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party is still leading. See results below EDO 2020: INEC confirmed Results Ikpoba Okhia – APC 18,218 | PDP – 41,036 Uhunmwonde – APC 5, Read More

Breaking – Edo guber: Ize-Iyamu wins with wide margin at polling unit

September 19, 2020 Editor 0

Edo state leading governorship candidate Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has just won his polling unit at Ward 5, Iguododo community in Orhionwon Local Government Area. Ize-Iyamu who is the flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress pulled 292 votes while Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party got 21 votes. Details loading…

#Live: APC supporters clash over vote buying, ballot box snatching as Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu vote, many shun social distancing in Edo election

September 19, 2020 Editor 0

Two prominent candidates in Saturday’s governorship in Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu have already cast their votes at their nearest polling units. While incumbent governor Obaseki is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ize-Iyamu is the flag bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC). Meanwhile, there are reports of clashes between supporters of PDP and APC due to vote Read More

Edo: Reps condemn siege on Wike, other PDP govs

September 19, 2020 Joshua Egbodo 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned the reported clampdown on its governor by security officers in Benin City, Edo state capital. The party alleged that the action was on the instruction of the Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Adamu, ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. The leader of the Caucus, Kingsley Chinda in a Read More

PDP Lagos East Senate aspirant tasks party leaders on unity ahead bye election

August 18, 2020 Editorial III 0

As preparations intensify ahead of the Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election slated for 31st October 2020, Barr. (Aare) Dotun Hassan, an aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on party leaders and fellow aspirants to maintain mutual respects and unity ahead of the polls. Aare Hassan made this known during his consultative tours for supports Read More

PDP berates APC over allocation of FG’s 774,000 Jobs

August 17, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the alleged resort to political godfatherism in the allocation of federal government’s 774,000 jobs to political office holders instead of an open process that will accommodate every Nigerian. PDP National Pubblicity Secretary  Kola Ologbondiya in a statement, Monday described the method adopted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its administration as “an Read More

Breaking – Bayelsa judgement: Diri heads to Appeal

August 17, 2020 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said he will appeal Monday’s ruling of the state election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja. Diri said he instructed his lawyers to file the necessary papers.  Governor Diri, who spoke shortly after the tribunal ruled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) wrongly excluded the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) governorship candidate in Read More

Focus on crumbling PDP, APC advises Secondus

August 17, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC)  has asked the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus, to concentrate his energy on recuing his party which has allegedly become “shockingly rudderless” under his watch.  The APC was reacting to the recent comments by the PDP national chairman on President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) decision Read More

2023 Presidency: Ohanaeze youth, others tip Umahi, Amaechi, Onu

August 17, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

A coalition of Igbo groups and Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) worldwide Sunday identified Ebonyi state Governor Dave Umahi, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu,  and his transport counterpart, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, as potential presidential candidates in 2023. The position was made known in a statement by President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Council Worldwide, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, and his secretary, Read More

Anyim Pius Anyim, Yusuf Hamisu Mairago: Where are they now?

August 14, 2020 ABDULLAHI M. GULLOMA 0

Senator Anyim Pius Anyim and Yusuf Hamisu Abubakar Mairago were household names in the country. They made significant impacts in government circles as well as in the political sphere in the past. ABDULLAHI M. GULLOMA in this piece asks where they are now. Anyim Pius Anyim Senator Anyim Pius Anyim is, indeed, an intelligent, humble and courageous person whose amenability Read More

PDP resolves Anambra chapter crisis, recognises Nwobu-led exco

August 14, 2020 Tope Sunday 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Friday, resolved the crisis rocking the Anambra state chapter of the party and recognised Sir Ndubisi Nwobu as the party chairman. Before the NWC’s intervention, the state’s chapter of the party was enmeshed in internal crisis over the control of party structure between Nwobu-led executives and Chief Chukwudi Umeaba’s Read More