10 governors okay opposition parties’ merger, vow to dislodge PDP

Ten state governors elected on the platform of four opposition parties rose from a four-hour meeting in Lagos on Tuesday with a resolve to collectively back the ongoing merger initiatives by their various political parties to wrest power from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party. At the end of the closed-door meeting, held at the Marina […]

US election tears PDP, ACN, others apart

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Emman Oviokpare, Ben Agande & Henry Umoru LAGOS—The quick resolution of Tuesday’s presidential election in the United States, last night, sparked off quarel among the three leading parties in Nigeria, with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and opposition parties accusing one another of bad manners. Reacting to the quick […]

1,000 ACN, PDP members defect to Labour Party in Ondo

GOVERNOR Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State wants supporters of the Labour Party, LP,  in the state to remain focused and avoid distractions by what he described as the lies of the opposition. He spoke in Oke Agbe, yesterday, the headquarters of Akoko North West Local Government Area of the State while welcoming over 1,000 members […]

Labour Party Drags Obi To Court Over N360bn LG Funds

THE Labour Party in Anambra State has at last made good its threat to drag Gov Peter Obi to court to account for all the cash receipts arising from the Federation Account and Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) and other sources from which he allegedly collected and administered monies illegally on behalf of the 21 councils […]

Abia Labour Party chair buys own coffin

The Abia State Chairman of Labour Party (LP), Chief Obi Aguocha, said yesterday that he has prepared his own burial programme, as he awaits death in the hands of those who might think that he is talking too much. He said that he did that to make things easy for those he alleged have been […]

LP, PDP sweep votes for Jonathan in Ondo

REPORTS across Ondo state Saturday showed that the joining of forces by the Peoples Democratic Party and the Labour Party swept the election for President Goodluck Jonathan who led comfortably in the election. Results pasted in different units across the state as at the time of filling in this reports showed that President Jonathan was […]

Seven Feared Dead as PDP, LP Supporters Clash in Bayelsa

Seven persons were feared dead following clashes between supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and rival Labour Party (LP) in Bayelsa State on Monday. The clash took place in Nembe, the home town of Governor Timipre Sylva. The clash came four days to the Senatorial and House of Representatives elections scheduled for Saturday. THISDAY […]

APRIL POLLS: Violence mars campaigns in Ondo, Ekiti, Ogun •As PDP, ACN, LP supporters’ clash, 7 dead

THE nation’s hitherto over-heated political atmosphere, on Wednesday, practically gave way to chaos, as violent clashes among supporters of political parties led to the death of some people, leaving many injured, less than nine days to the general election. At least three people were shot in Obanla area of Ondo State with four people reportedly […]

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