We’ll Scuttle APC Plans to Rig Edo Election, Says Wike

Nyesom Wike Rivers gov talks more than he campaigns, says opposition party Court fixes date for suit seeking Ize-Iyamu’s disqualification Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt and Alex Enumah in Abuja AThe Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election and Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has said the […]

Edo has become Syria; Wike is Putin, Baba is Trump –Shehu Sani

(NNP) The political imbroglio in Edo State has descended to a new low with the dual impeachment of the Speaker, Frank Okiye and his deputy on the same day. The development has drawn reaction from some of the eminent politicians in the country, including former vociferous senator from Kaduna, Shehu Sani, who likened the unfolding […]

Security agents take over Edo Assembly, as parallel Speaker emerges

By Gabriel Enogholase & Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY-THERE is tension in Edo State, as security personnel from the police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and armed plainclothes security men took over the state House of Assembly complex over an allegation that 19 lawmakers were planning to storm the Chief Anthony Enahoro complex, elect […]

PDP asks Oshiomhole to produce primary six certificate

(NNP) Former governor Adam Oshiomhole has been challenged to tell the people of Edo why he has publicly disowned his successor whom he sold to the state as a capable administrator and worthy successor and alumnus of Nigeria’s premier university, the University of Ibadan. The challenge, thrown out by Chief Dan Orbih, Chairman of the […]

More trouble for Gov. Obaseki as family members declare support for Ize-Iyamu

(NPP) After a well publicized spat with the APC and decamping from the party to join the PDP, Gov. Godwin Obaseki had not expected to contend with some of his family members who unanimously declared their unwavering support for his opponent in the upcoming elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. At a meeting with Pastor Ize-Iyamu at […]

2023: Tinubu/Dogara presidential ticket’s rumour – Governor Buni

Tinubu (left) and Dogara By Ibrahim Wuyo Kaduna-Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, has described the purported Tinubu/Dogara ticket for the Presidency in 2023 as mere rumour. Buni, who is Chairman of the caretaker Committee of All Progressives Congress, APC, stated this in a BBC Hausa Service interview monitored in Kaduna, on Thursday. “You […]

Buhari meets APC Govs, Caretaker Committee

By Omololu Ogunmade President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday held a virtual meeting with the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and Caretaker Committee of the party on efforts being made to reposition the party. A statement by presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, said at the meeting attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the president disclosed that he […]

Video: Ex Senator Dino Melaye prays Holy Ghost fire to consume opponents, and COVID-19 curse on governors at Obaseki’s rally

(NNP) The political drama of Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s defection to PDP and the pervasive animus between the PDP and the APC, continued on Saturday with former PDP Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, entering the fray. In a rally attended by PDP big wigs to gather support for Gov. Obaseki’s reelection, Dino Melaye, surprised supporters at […]

Fayose speaks on viral “oath taking” video by PDP leaders

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the video where some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti, took turns to make a vow to be loyal to him and promised not to betray. In a five minute video that went viral, the leaders agreed that death should be the consequences […]

The Lingering APC Crisis – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | July 8, 2020 – The latest round of crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reportedly led to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, ordering the seal off of the party’s National Secretariat. The crisis was triggered by the intractable face-off between the party’s […]

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