Ondo guber poll: Tribunal throws out Jegede’s petition

April 20, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state Election Petition Tribunal, saddled with the task of handling the complaints emanating from the October 10, 2020 governorship poll, has dismissed a petition filled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Eyitayo Jegede against the reelection of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The petition was struck out for want of Read More

Wike is APC’s ‘nightmare’ – PDP chieftain

October 4, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo state, Mr Festus Osaigbovo, has commended Nyelsom Wike, the Rivers state governor, for leading the party to victory in the last governorship election in Edo state.Osaigbovo said Wike’s exploit during the campaigns  led to the re-election of Governor Obaseki of the PDP and expressed optimism that,  “he (Wike) can deliver any state for Read More

Edo: NFSC congratulates Obaseki, Shuaibu

September 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club has sent a congratulatory message to Edo State Governor, Goodwin Obaseki, and his deputy Phillips Shuaibu on their victory at the Saturday, September 19, 2020, gubernatorial elections. In a statement made available to our correspondent and signed by the National Chairman of NFSC, Rev. Samuel Ikpea, reads in parts “the re-election of both Obaseki and Read More

AfDB’s impacts endorse Adesina’s second-term bid

July 27, 2020 Theophilus Abbah 0

The impact of Dr Akinwumi Adesina’s presidency at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in the last five years could be felt and touched in many parts of Africa. They speak eloquently in favour of his re-election as president of the development bank, in spite of opposition from the United States. At an ‘African Journalists Hangout’ webinar, coordinated by US-based African Read More

Obaseki orders removal of APC flags from government House, may hoist PDP flag this week

June 17, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has reportedly ordered the removal of the All Progressives Congress (APC) flags from Edo state government House less than 24 hours after he announced his resignation from the party. Though the governor is yet to announce his new political destination, it is believed that he would be joining the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Read More

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My re-election, a motivation to do more – Doguwa

January 28, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Former Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Alhassan Doguw,a has described his re-election to the house would serve as a motivation to him doing more for his constituents. In a chat with journalists Tuesday in Abuja, just after presenting his Certificate of Return to the Clerk of the National Assembl, Alhaji Ataba Sani-Omolori, Doguwa said his constituents and Read More

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Support Obaseki re-election, CAN tells Oshiomhole

December 23, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The leadership of Christian Association of Nigerian in Edo state Monday urged the national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to support Governor Godwin Obaseki’s re-election bid “in the interest of peace and the party”. The CAN said the call became necessary in view of Obaseki’s administration’s developmental advancement in every ramification, adding that “Edo people have Read More

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Group hails Yahaya Bello on electoral victory

December 12, 2019 Editorial IV 0

A group, the Kogi Concerned Citizens, has congratulated Governor Yahaya Belloon his re-election for a second term in office. In a press statement signed by its director-general, Hajia Maryam J. Ibrahim, the group said Yahaya Bello’s electoral victory in the November governorship election held in the state is well deserved.  “And we believe in the potential of this victory in Read More

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Buhari congratulates Governor Yahaya Bello on re-election

November 18, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state on his re-election in the November 16 gubernatorial poll.The president described the election and emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate as “a race well run and a victory well won.” He commended APC supporters for remaining steadfast and resolute even in the face of isolated incidents of Read More

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CAN denies praying for Gov Bello’s re-election

November 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has denied social media claims that its president, Rev Samson Ayokunle prayed for the re-election of Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello. The CAN stated this Wednesday that it is not partisan and does not support any candidate or party for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship polls billed to this Saturday The Read More

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Abia: APC candidate concedes defeat, tasks Abia lawmaker

October 30, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The All Progressives Congress Umuahia East state constituency candidate in the last 2019 election in Abia state, Mr Austin Okezie Meregini, has formally conceded defeat to Honourable  Chukwudi Apugo, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Meregini did this following the Court of Appeal judgment which reaffirmed the verdict of the National Assembly/House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal. The Read More

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AIPS, BFN Hail Sirawoo’s re-election as SWAN President

October 17, 2019 Editorial IV 0

National and international commendations have continued to trail the recently held Triennial Delegates Congress of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The latest is coming from the umbrella body of all sports writers world wide, Association Internationale de la Presse Sportive (AIPS) and the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN).In a statement personally Read More

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Kogi guber: AAP drums up support for Bello’s re-election

October 9, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi state, the Advanced Allied Party (AAP) has thrown its weight behind incumbent Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello. Addressing newsmen Tuesday at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, National Secretary of AAP,  David Oscar Kalu said  the party is in coalition with other political parties in order to achieve the reelection bid of Bello.  He said: Read More

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Kogi monarchs endorse Yahaya Bello for second term, want Finance Minister’s slot in Buhari’s cabinet

June 20, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Kogi State Council of Chiefs on Wednesday presented Governor Yahaya Bello to President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term following his endorsement by the people of the state. The Attah Igala, Dr Michael Idakwo Oboni, made this known to State House correspondents at end of a close-door meeting the monarchs had with the president at the Presidential Villa in Read More

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DG NiMet re-elected as member of WMO

June 19, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi, has been re-elected as member of the Executive Council of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) for another four-year term, starting June, 2019. Prof. Sani Abubakar Mashi who is also the Permanent Representative of Nigeria and Member of the Executive Council to the World Meteorological Organization Read More

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Buhari will deliver on the Next Level agenda – Hauwa Dbell

June 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for a second term in office on May 29, 2019. In an interview with Chamba Simeh, one of the principal voluntary support groups, Grassroots Mobilisation for the All Progressives Congress (APC), which canvassed for the president’s re-election, spoke of its expectations for the people of the country with this victory through its national woman Read More

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Tribunal refuses to strike out petition against Ekweremadu’s election

May 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The National and State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Enugu state Monday refused an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to strikeout the petition challenging the re-election of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu. The petitioner, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is challenging the results of the February 16 senatorial election in Enugu West Read More

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Ekweremadu announces retirement from Senate

May 12, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Deputy senate president Ike Ekweremadu will not seek re-election for re-election to senate in 2023. The longest serving deputy senate president, who represents Enugu West in the National Assembly announced this Sunday in Enugu during his 57th birthday celebration. The senator, who is completing his fourth tenure in the NASS, was only last February re-elected for a fifth term during Read More

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Emmanuel’s re-election testimony of landmark leadership- President Ado

April 22, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Akufo Ado, has applauded Governor Udom Emmanuel’s re-election describing his victory at the polls as a testimony of his unique leadership qualities in the state. The country’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Rasheed Bawa, conveyed the president’s message during a courtesy call on Emmaunuel at the governor’s office, Uyo. He said Read More

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Kano re-run: CSO warns on misleading information

April 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

A civil society group, StandNigeria Initiative, an election observer in the recently concluded elections in Kano state, has describe as “falsehood” the information be peddled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that elections in Kano, especially the re-run, were not free and credible.  It also stated that the recent interview captioned “Why Ganduje’s re-election cannot stand” by the PDP’s governorship Read More

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GTBank congratulates Buhari on re-election

March 26, 2019 Editorial IV 0

One of Nigerian leading banks, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the renewal of his mandate by the electorate. The bank made the congratulatory remarks in a letter addressed to the president and signed by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Segun Agbaje. The letter reads: “Your re-election rewards a tireless commitment to serving the Nigerian people. Read More

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Korean leader congratulates Buhari on re-election

March 19, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. In a letter on behalf of the government and people of the Republic of Korea, President Jae-in said: “I hope that under your leadership, Nigeria will continue to achieve political stability and economic prosperity. Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1980, our two Read More

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We’re working hard to correct past mismanagement – Buhari

March 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday that the federal government is doing its best to correct and reverse the terrible mismanagement the country had experienced, “and with some luck, our best will be good enough.” The president said this while receiving a delegation of non-career Ambassadors, who came to State House in Abuja to congratulate him on his re-election. He said Read More

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Elections: Ibori congratulates Deltans, Okowa

March 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Former Delta state Governor, Chief James Ibori has lauded Deltans and Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for  his successful re-election at the March, 9 governorship elections.   In a press statement by his media assistant, Mr Tony Eluemunor, Chief Ibori said the people of Delta state spoke with one voice and overwhelmingly supported Dr Okowa to continue his good work in the service of Read More