Buhari Nominates 27 Commissioners For 2019 Elections

Buhari Nominates 27 Commissioners For 2019 Elections

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation appointments of 27 resident electoral commissioners in 27 out of the 36 states of the federation. President Buhari’s request on confirmation of the 27...
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Cash-Strapped PDP Plans To Sell Party Membership, Ministrial Slots – Punch

Cash-Strapped PDP Plans To Sell Party Membership, Ministrial Slots – Punch

A high-powered committee set up to revamp the fortunes of the Peoples Democratic Party has submitted a report that may throw the fractious party into a new crisis. Among others, the committee advised the party to sell its membership and...
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Sullivan Chime Give Reasons for Dumping PDP for APC

Sullivan Chime Give Reasons for Dumping PDP for APC

Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Friday in Enugu, Chime said that his decision to quit the PDP was because the party was “no longer in existence in the true sense of it’’. Chime...
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Why we fixed date for 2019 elections early – INEC

Why we fixed date for 2019 elections early – INEC

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday said the commission fixed dates for the 2019 general elections early in order to encourage all stakeholders in the political process to prepare ahead of the...
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86 associations apply for registration as political parties

86 associations apply for registration as political parties

Eighty-six political associations have applied for registration as political parties, Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said. Yakubu made this known on Tuesday during the quarterly consultative meeting with leade...
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Kwankwaso debunks rumors of him planing to return to PDP

Kwankwaso debunks rumors of him planing to return to PDP

Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso has denied allegations that he is planning to defect to the opposition party, PDP with 10 lawmakers. The APC senator representing Kano Central senatorial district and ex-Governor or Kano State said he has no intention of such...
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Timi Frank accuses APC chairman of corruption

Timi Frank accuses APC chairman of corruption

Timi Frank, the suspended All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesman, has asked the party chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun to tell Nigerians what he did with the funds generated from sale of forms and membership registration. This is coming as APC secretariat worke...
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Stop representing PDP”, Ali Modu Sheriff tells Jerry Gana

Stop representing PDP”, Ali Modu Sheriff tells Jerry Gana

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, has advised the Prof. Jerry Gana-led Strategy Review and Inter-Party Affairs Committee to stop speaking for the party. Represented by his National Deputy Chairman, Dr Cairo Ojougbo...
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How PDP could still rule for 60 years – IBB

How PDP could still rule for 60 years – IBB

Former Military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) has said that the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) will not only take back power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) but go ahead to rule for 60 successive years, if the...
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Ibori’s return: APC Chieftain, Emma Bazim, decamps to PDP in Delta

Ibori’s return: APC Chieftain, Emma Bazim, decamps to PDP in Delta

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress,APC, Emma Bazim Chinye today decamped from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta State. Chinye decamped today during a solidarity rally organized by Delta Central PDP in honour of fomer...
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Leave us alone, mind your business – PDP hits back at Obasanjo

Leave us alone, mind your business – PDP hits back at Obasanjo

The BoT Chairman of the PDP, Senator Walid Jibrin, has hit back at ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent criticism of the party. Obasanjo had earlier proclaimed that the PDP is dead, following his exit from the party. “Whether you...
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My Actions were not Aimed at Destroying PDP – Goodluck Jonathan

My Actions were not Aimed at Destroying PDP – Goodluck Jonathan

Former Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan, speaking at the launching of the Presidential Library yesterday (Saturday), alleged ths deliberate misinterpretation of his efforts to resolve the crisis tearing the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, apart. Jonathan...
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Crisis hit PDP as APDP emerges

Crisis hit PDP as APDP emerges

There will be more drama as it concerns the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after the party heard of the submission of an application to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the registration of a party named Advanced Peoples Democratic...
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Buhari has not disappointed me – Obasanjo

Buhari has not disappointed me – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says that the current Nigerian leader, Muhammadu Buhari, has not disappointed him since he assumed office in 2015. Obasanjo stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at his hilltop residence in...
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PDP emerge victorious in Rivers rerun elections

PDP emerge victorious in Rivers rerun elections

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP has won the election for Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency. INEC returning officer, Prof. Olushola Omotayo declared the result at the INEC collation centre in Okehi, Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State. Candiate of t...
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Makarfi’s faction vows to contest Sheriff’s victory in Supreme Court

Makarfi’s faction vows to contest Sheriff’s victory in Supreme Court

The former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee chairman, Ahmed Makarfi has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court, contesting the declaration of Ali Modu Sheriff as the party’s chairman. Sheriff was declared the lawful chairman of the PDP by...
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Police stop PDP faction from meeting in Abuja

Police stop PDP faction from meeting in Abuja

Officers of the Nigeria Police Force, on Monday, February 20, prevented members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from meeting at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja. The PDP members, who are supporters of the Ahmed Makarfi faction, were...
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I’m not part of Aso Rock cabal,’ Says El-Rufai

I’m not part of Aso Rock cabal,’ Says El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has said that he is not part of a cabal which is controlling things in the Presidential Villa. El-Rufai said further that he does not participate in federal decision making despite being close to President...
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PDP crisis: We will work with Sheriff – Ben Bruce

PDP crisis: We will work with Sheriff – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing the Bayelsa East constituency has thrown his weight behind the Friday’s Appeal Court judgment, which upheld Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party. Bruce, a chieftain of the party said he was...
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PDP crisis: Fayose replies Sheriff, Call him a Monkey

PDP crisis: Fayose replies Sheriff, Call him a Monkey

</a The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, had reacted to a statement credited to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff , where he said Governors Fayose and Nyesom Wike would be pushed out of...
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Photos: PDP leaders visit Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja

Photos: PDP leaders visit Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja

The members of the Strategy Review Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP on Monday met with the former President, Goodluck Jonathan at his residence, Abuja The Committee was at the residence of the former President to present a report...
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In Yobe:

Polls in 17 LGAs begin peacefully

In Yobe: Polls in 17 LGAs begin peacefully

A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who monitored the election at Central Primary school, Ajari, Bindigari and Ali Marami, reports that voting commenced few minutes after 8a.m. NAN reports that voters were seen on queue undergoing screening...
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2019 Elections: We are not in any Merger Talk with PDP – Accord Party

2019 Elections: We are not in any Merger Talk with PDP – Accord Party

Mohammed Nalado, the National chairman of the Accord Party (AP), Mohammed Nalado, has debunked reports that the party is planning a merger with the PDP towards the 2019 elections. Chairman of the PDP Strategy Review and Inter-Party Affairs Committee, Prof....
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7 powerful politicians that will block Fayose’s presidential ambition – PDP Chieftain

7 powerful politicians that will block Fayose’s presidential ambition – PDP Chieftain

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Ekiti State, Hon. Opeyemi Falegan, has said no arrogant or disrespectful leader no matter how rich or influential can be voted for, to lead the country. The chieftain also named 7 Nigerian statesmen among...
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Akeem Bello, Idimogu, four other Lagos PDP lawmakers set to join APC

Akeem Bello, Idimogu, four other Lagos PDP lawmakers set to join APC

No fewer than six lawmakers on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Lagos State House of Assembly are set to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). It was gathered that six of the eight lawmakers in...
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OBJ Speaks – If You Don’t Like Buhari, Wait for another Elections

OBJ Speaks – If You Don’t Like Buhari, Wait for another Elections

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo told Nigerians who may not like President Muhammadu buhari to wait for another election instead of carrying rumours of his death. He also described those peddling the rumuored death of President Muhammadu Buhari as wic...
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Ize-Iyamu Tells Tribunal To Declare Him Winner Of Edo Gov Election

Ize-Iyamu Tells Tribunal To Declare Him Winner Of Edo Gov Election

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the September 28, 2016 governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday, testified in the petition he and his party filed against the declaration of Mr. Godwin Obaseki of All Progressives Co...
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RECESSION: Things’d’ve Been Better, If PDP Were In Office — Turaki

RECESSION: Things’d’ve Been Better, If PDP Were In Office — Turaki

Former Minister of Special Duties, Mr  Kabiru Turaki has blamed Nigeria’s current economic travails on All Progressives Congress, APC, unpreparedness for governance. Turaki, who addressed newsmen in Abuja, disclosed that the economic condition of the co...
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Edo Bye Election: Oshiomhole, Others Cast Votes (Photo)

Edo Bye Election: Oshiomhole, Others Cast Votes (Photo)

Edo state bye-election into Etsako Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives vacated by Mr. Philip Shuaibu, now deputy governor of the state is underway The Independent National Electoral Commission had before the exercise deployed 2,452 person...
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People older than 70 shouldn’t be allowed to lead Nigeria,’ Says Sen. Dino Melaye

People older than 70 shouldn’t be allowed to lead Nigeria,’ Says Sen. Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has urged Nigerians not to vote old people into office during the 2019 general elections. Melaye, who represents the Kogi West Senatorial District, also said people above the age of 70 have no business in leadership. The...
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