At last, PDP reveals day Iyorchia Ayu, other newly elected executive ‘ll be sworn-in *See full list of national officers-elect

December 4, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau, Abuja 0

The outgoing National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will on Wednesday December 8, 2021 hold its valedictory session. Kola Ologbondiyan, outgoing National Publicity Secretary who revealed this in a statement, Saturday, said, “Consequent upon the successful conduct of the October 30 and 31, 2021 elective National convention and in keeping with due process of internal democracy, Read More

Police arrest notorious ATM fraudster in Delta

November 9, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta State Command Tuesday arrested notorious Automated Teller Mechine (ATM) fraudster,  one  Ojo Amos  at Ozoro, Isoko north local government area of the state. The suspect,  38yrs who  hails from Agbara-Otor, Ughelli North Local government area specialised in snatching ATM cards from unsuspecting victims.  According to the state Public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, “On 2/11/2021 at about 1300hrs, Read More

2023: APC governors move against direct primaries mode

November 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have rejected the direct primaries mode of selecting candidates for elections. The governors under the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) declared that adopting direct primaries by political parties will overstretch the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The National Assembly had passed a bill adopting Section 87 on mandatory direct primaries for Read More

Breaking: Oyo rep defects to APC

November 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress caucus of the House of Representatives has gained another member. He is Rep. Jacob Ajao Adejumo from Oyo State. Until his defection to the majority party, he was a member of the Action Democratic Party (ADP. The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has, however read his defection letter to members on the floor in Abuja on Tuesday Read More

Women in politics warn political parties against marginalisation

November 9, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Nigerian Women under the auspices of Women in Politics Forum (WIPF) have said it is no longer uhuru for political parties who work against women, threatening that they would henceforth not condone marginalisation and disrespect from those who refuse them a level playing ground to contest for, or occupy strategic positions. National president of the WIPF, Ebere Ifendu, gave the Read More

Anambra: NYCN commends Corp members, security agencies for peaceful election

November 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended the National Youth Service Corp members that served as adhoc electoral officials and security agencies in the Anambra governorship election held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 for the role they have played in strengthening democracy in Nigeria.  Vice President of the organisation, Amb. Comrade Akoshile Mukhtar, who gave this commendation Sunday Read More

Insecurity: Indigenous CSOs to stage mass protest against FCT Minister

November 6, 2021 Editorial II 0

Indigenous Civil Society Organisation under the auspices of Abuja Grassroots Advocacy Projects (AGAP) has concluded plans to stage a mass protest in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday over what they described as gross failure of the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello. Comrade Yunusa Ahmadu Yusuf, Coordinator of the group, who made this known Saturday said that they Read More

2023: Prevail on Tinubu to back Osinbajo, group lobbies govs, Obas, others

November 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors, traditional rulers, business and political elites in the Yorubaland must carefully weigh various options and seriously consider backing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in 2023, an All Progressives Congress youth group has advocated. According to members of the South West Movement for Osinbajo (SOWEMOVE) who presented a report and copies of correspondence with several Obas and other eminent personalities in Read More

[LIVE) Anambra election: Voters troop out, frustrated as voting machines malfunction in Amesi, Orumba, other areas, PDP candidate votes after long wait (Pictures)

November 6, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Valentine Ozigbo) has exercised his franchise at the on ongoing Anambra state governorship poll. It took Ozigbo and his wife over 20 minutes each to cast their votes as at 11.12am at polling unit 010 in Amesi, while the traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Raphael Okpalaeke, got frustrated as at Read More

Uncertainty, fears as Anambra votes amid security troubles

…Over 34,000 officers, 3 copters, others to secure lives, ballot … Ensure every single vote counts, INEC boss orders staff …Voter apathy ominous – Mohammed …Victory ours, APC, PDP, APGA boast …IPC establishes special journalists’ safety monitoring, alert desk Today, the people of Anambra state will elect one of the 18 candidates as governor. This is despite the security challenges that Read More

UNIOSUN staff mock exit of VC, Popoola

November 5, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Univeristies (SSANU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Friday swept the campus of Osun state Univeristy, Osogbo, in celebration of the exit of the immediate past Vice Chancellor, Prof. Labo Popoola. The JAC and the former VC had always been at loggerheads till Read More

Obaseki’s incentives for industrial sector to drive productivity – Aide

November 5, 2021 Patrick Ahanor, 0

The Special Adviser on Media projects to Governor Goodwin Obaseki of Edo state, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said the state government’s support for manufacturing and industrial sector was to ensure the provision of the right incentives to drive productivity. This was just as he stated that the state is more positioned to becoming a business destination haven; following “the expanding CCETC- Ossiomo Independent Power Read More

Thanksgiving Day: Diri appreciates Bayelsans for support

November 5, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state governor Douye Diri, has expressed appreciation to Bayelsans for their support for his administration. Governor Diri spoke Tuesday during the state’s 10th annual Thanksgiving Day, which was the second under his administration.  The governor, who was full of joy for the prevailing peace, stability and unity being enjoyed by the people, said he had not much to say Read More

I won’t witch-hunt anyone as PDP scribe – Anyanwu

November 2, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

National Secretary-elect of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu , weekend said his emergence as the party’s national secretary is not to witch-hunt anybody. Anyanwu stated this while chatting with our correspondent weekend. He stated that the major reason for his emergence was to join forces with other members of PDP National Working Committee (NWC) to ensure Read More

How Kwankwaso twaddled at Arise TV interview

November 1, 2021 Hashim Ibrahim Rijiyar Lemo 0

I was in Abuja when a friend of mine from Lagos gave me a call just to draw my attention to the Morning Show programme on Arise TV in which the former governor of Kano state, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, was interviewed. I believe his decision to place that call was informed by the fact that he had known me to be a fan Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Enugu APC chairman mocks PDP over pledge to rescue Nigeria

October 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The newly elected Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adolphus Udeh has mocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its pledge to rescue Nigeria. According to Udeh, before rescuing Nigeria, PDP should first account for the uncountable underdevelopment obstacles the party embedded in the system,   prior to their exit from power in 2015. In a press Read More

Breaking: Ayu, Anyanwu confirmed National chairman, secretary as new PDP executive emerge

October 31, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau, Abuja 0

A former Senate President, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, from Benue state, North Central Nigeria has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman-Elect. Ayu was declared National winner after 3, 426 delegates affirmed his unopposed position at the party’s convention in Abuja. The outcome of the election was announced in the early hours of Sunday. Similarly, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, from Read More

2023: Anyim declares for Presidency

Former Secretary to Federal Government, Anyim Pius Anyim, has finally declared his intention to contest for the post of President come 2023. Anyim made his intentions known while speaking to Journalists on Saturday. Anyim, a former Senate President, noted that he would contest for the presidency under the Umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party not minding where it would be Read More

Tafa Balogun, Godwin Abbe: Where are they now?

October 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

These three individuals served the country at different times after their stewardship. ELEOJO IDACHABA writes on where they could be presently. Tafa Balogun He was the Inspector General of Police (IGP) between 2002 and 2005, before he was forced into submitting his letter of resignation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo because of widespread allegations of corruption against him.  Prior to Read More

Breaking: Dele Momodu back to politics, joins PDP

October 29, 2021 Editor 0

Renowned Nigerian Journalist, Dele Momodu, has decided rejoin politics and that he’s teaming up Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Momodu, a former presidential candidate announced his move to the PDP in a statement, explaining that his decision was based on the need to contribute meaningfully to the development of the country. According to him, “I have Read More

Happening now: Tambuwal, Wike, other PDP governors meet Mimiko in Ondo

October 28, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi, Akure 0

Some governors elected on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are currently meeting with a former governor of Ondo state Olusegun Mimiko. The meeting is taking place at the country home of Mimiko in Ondo state. The governors at the meeting include Seyi Makinde, Nyesom Wike, Aminu Tambuwal and Onyechi Ikpeazu of Oyo, Rivers Sokoto, Abia states respectively. Mimiko Read More

Should Anambra continue as an orphan?

October 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are the two dominant political parties in Nigeria. In the Third Republic dispensation, there were also the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the National Republican Convention (NRC). Also, in the Second Republic democratic dispensation, there were the National Party of Nigeria (NPN) and the Nigerian Peoples Party (NPP). In Read More

Bauchi 2023: Aspirants that may battle Governor Bala

October 25, 2021 Blueprint 0

As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, warms up for the 2023 general elections, politicians and political parties are angling for the elections that may end the eight years reign of some governors including President Muhammadu Buhari. In Bauchi state, it will be like a “dog and the baboon parable”. Governor Bala Mohammed may face a strong challenge from the Read More

Court bars vice chair, Reps member from voting in PDP’s convention

October 23, 2021 Patrick Ahanor, Benin City 0

Edo State High court sitting in Benin City has restrained the National Vice Chairman (South-South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, and the member representing Oredo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, from participating in the  party’s convention scheduled for October 30, and 31, 2021. The court also barred the Edo state secretary of the party, Read More