Gov. Obaseki re-elected as Edo governor – shames Oshiomole

As official. After hours of collation of results, the Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP reelected in the 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 […]

New fuel price: APC says government working for citizens

By Emmanuel Mogbede The All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to wake up to a new Nigeria where the government works for the citizens not for a few interests. Mr Yekini Nabena, the party’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary made the call in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. The […]

2023: Retooling the Battle for APC’s Soul

The various contending forces in the All Progressives Congress are beginning to retool ahead of a renewed battle for the soul of the party, writes Chuks Okocha With the reconciliation between the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi and his colleague in the Petroleum Minister, Timipre Slyva, the supremacy battle of who becomes the leader of […]

APC reconciliation: Badaru, Lalong brief Osinbajo

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Governors Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa  and Simon Lalong of Plateau  in a bid to unite members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo, Ogun and Oyo States. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the APC recently inaugurated a five-member […]

5,000 APC Members Join PDP, Declare Support for Obaseki

  L-R (on the podium): Governor Obaseki; Chairman of the Edo State PDP Campaign Council, Chief Dan Orbih; Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu, and other leaders of the party, during the governor’s reelection campaign rally in Ward 6, Ubiaja, Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State, on Monday The hope of the All Progressives […]

APC Accuses PDP of Igniting Religious Tension in Edo

By Nseobong Okon-Ekong The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has pointed accusing fingers at Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for promoting religious tension ahead of the September 19 governorship election. The party frowned at the reaction of the PDP to the honorary Itsemakohna title (‘This is our […]

Presidency refutes breaching COVID-19 protocol during APC NEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari By Ismaila Chafe The Presidency has refuted reports that the protocol of social distancing was not adhered to during Thursday’s virtual meeting of the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting, which was summoned by the former acting chairman of […]

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 […]

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