By-elections: APC beats PDP in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja, Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa, Gyang Beere, Jos, Lukman Olabiyi  The Independent Natioanl Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau, Kogi while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged victorious in Bayelsa and Cross River states in last Saturday bye-election.      The poll in Zamfara State was, however, declared […]

Bye-elections: Presidency hails APC victories, says ‘we won’t disappoint Nigerians’

Presidency says results coming from the states of the long list of by-elections show definitely that the governing party, the All Progressives Congress remains the chosen party of Nigerians. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. He said, “We […]

Many troubles of Cross River PDP

From Judex Okoro, Calabar This is not the best of times for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State. The party is unarguably beset with many intractable problems. Between January and now, the party has had a series of internal crises ranging from party congresses to primary election for local government chairmen and councillors and now […]

Rivers APC flays Amaechi’s boycott of South-South leaders’ parley with presidential team

Tony John, Port Harcourt The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has expressed disappointment at the absence of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, at the South-South stakeholders meeting with the Presidency held in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. The party said Amaechi received the presidential delegation led by the Chief of Staff to President, Ambassador […]

APC must honour zoning agreement for 2023 election, says Fashola

Nigeria’s Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has told the All Progressives Congress to respect the zoning agreement at the formation of the party for the 2023 elections. Fashola’s statement is coming amidst reports that some APC members are plotting to thwart the arrangement for power shift between North and South, intending to […]

PDP should fold up over unpaid arrears of salary –APC

Romanus Ugwu, and Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has directed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to fold up if it cannot fulfil financial obligations to staff at its national secretariat. The party in a statement by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, expressed shock that despite funds the opposition party generated […]

PDP scammed Nigerians with fuel subsidy ― APC

By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party PDP of scamming Nigerians through its fuel subsidy regime when it held sway as the nation’s ruling party. APC in a statement by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yekini Nabena also tackled the PDP spokesman, Mr. Kola […]

Opinion: Beyond APC’s Defeat in Edo

  The truth about penultimate Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State is that APC defeated APC, writes Olawale Olaleye One of the instructive takeaways from penultimate Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State was putting a lie to the age-long prism that all politics is local. In the just concluded governorship election in Edo State, the […]

Edo Elections and the Baptism of Oshiomhole – By Prof. Phil Alalibo

By Prof. Phil Alalibo / NNP / September 26, 2020 /  The unspeakable chaos that attended Edo State leading to the just concluded gubernatorial elections and the outcome are rich with timeless lessons for all who care to learn. First, the people of Edo must be commended for their ardent disregard for the establishment and […]

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 […]

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