The member representing Orhionmwon-South constituency, Roland Asoro, has since been appointed deputy Speaker and was immediately administered the oath of office and oath of allegiance by the Speaker. It was gathered that the Police action was in a bid to prevent an attack on...
The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, made a response to speculations that he was eyeing the presidency in 2023. Umahi, who spoke with journalists on Thursday after inspecting the Ebonyi Airport, International Shopping Mall and the Executive Chambers at...
About 14 lawmakers of the Edo State House of Assembly, loyal to former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, shot out of the inauguration of the assembly have been purportedly sworn-in in Benin, the state capital. The newly inaugurated lawmakers, including three...
Four Coalition groups in Anambra State on Thursday gave the state governor, Willie Obiano, one-month ultimatum to conduct the Local Government election or face civil disobedience, including occupying the 21 local government secretariats in the state. The Coalition groups namely Recover Nigeria Project...
Sacked Deputy Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Yekini Idaiye, was removed by seven pro-Governor Godwin Obaseki assemblymen in Government House, Benin, for pitching tent with the All Progressives Congress (APC), governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, according to a report by The Nation.
Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma, House of Assembly Speaker Francis Okiye, as well as six other lawmakers are engaging in war of words over alleged plan to violently and illegally take over the assembly.Uzodinma is a member of the National Campaign Council of...
Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Francis Okiye, has raised the alarm over alleged plan to violently take over the state assembly. Speaking during plenary on Wednesday, Okiye alleged that a sitting governor and some elements in his party were plotting to...
'We are carefully monitoring what is happening in Edo and Ondo States , the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will meet tomorrow (Thursday 6) " said the INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu He said that iis in a bid to stem the “ugly...
A governorship aspirant in Ondo State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Nathaniel Adojutelegan has went to the Federal High Court in Abuja, to file a suit asking for an order to nullify the nomination of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu...
Top chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kassim Afegbua, has been suspended by the Edo State chapter of the party over alleged anti-party activities. Afegbua was said to have erred by allegedly working against the mutual interest of the party as regards to...
Pan-Igbo organization, the Igbo Leadership Development Foundation (ILDF), has come out to list prominent Igbo personalities who it said have been shortlisted as candidates for the 2023 presidential election. The group had organized a national dialogue on National Unity, Restructuring...
The Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress , has reproved the State Governor , Willie Obiano , for suspending the traditional ruler of Ukwulu , Uyanwa, in the Njikoka Local Government Area of the state , Igwe Peter.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19 Edo State governorship election, said last night that President Muhammadu Buhari is well-aware of the vicious, attacks on innocent people and their reputation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state have asked aggrieved members of the party to withdraw suits they have filed at different courts. The National Executive Committee (NEC) which is the second highest decision-making organ of the...
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo on Sunday urged indigenes of the state to support the Hope Uzodinma-led administration’s Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Recovery agenda. The stakeholders, led by the former Deputy Governor of the state, Mr Eze...
The immediate past Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON, has insisted that PDP is the only democratic party not just in Imo, but across the country, advising those who decamped from the party to have a rethink and return to the party as the...
Babachir Lawal the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has made an assertion that nobody in the All Progressives Congress has the right to prevent the party ’s national leader , Asiwaju Bola Tinubu , from contesting the 2023 Presidency .
Patrick Obahiagbon, the Deputy Chairman on Communication and Publicity for the All Progressives Congress (APC), National Campaign Council in Edo State, has said that the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, did not endorse the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s candidate, Godwin Obaseki, when the party’s chieftains visited...
Former Federal Commissioner for Information, Senator Edwin Clark has opined that it is time for the South Eastern States of Nigeria to start ruling the nation. Clark said that there is supposed to be a rotation...
President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura, has been portrayed as the leader of the cabal in the Presidency by an elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark. The former Minister for Information stated that while Daura acts as head of the cabal, Garba Shehu, the Senior...
The Bauchi State Government came openly on Thursday to say that a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara got a Toyota V8 vehicle from the N3.6 billion bank loan facility he is complaining about. The revelation was...
Obong Udo Ekpenyong Obong Udo Ekpenyong has been elected as the new state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Akwa Ibom State Chapter with 3,840 votes at the just concluded PDP state...
There are strong indications that the Ondo State Deputy Governor , Mr Agboola Ajayi , has concluded plans to dump the Peoples Democratic Party to join the Zenith Labour Party to contest the forthcoming governorship election . Ajayi had vowed...
By: Chuks Collins The multi-billionaire Ukpo Anambra-born oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze has vowed to ensure that every kobo belonging to the 21 councils of the state allegedly currently being usurped and misused by handpicked minions of the state governor shall be refunded...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its primary elections in four states, including Ekiti State, until further notice. Alongside Ekiti, the primaries in Niger, Sokoto and Taraba States have also been postponed indefinitely. This was contained...
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday applauded the tireless efforts of governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), following the successful conduct of the party primaries in Edo and Ondo states. The president made a statement on...
Of the 12 elected local Councilors in Oredo Local Government, seven, including that of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s Ward, have all declared support for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. According to Prince John Mayaki, Chairman, Edo State APC Media Campaign...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), candidate for Ondo State governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, will announce his running mate tomorrow, Monday, July 27. Likely candidates are: Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi; Gboluga Ikengboju Dele; Hon. Benson Amuwa; Mrs. Banke Solton and Banji Okunomo, all from Ondo...
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the Gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Osagie Ize-Iyamu was found in the atmosphere of pleading with some traditional rulers in the state for support in the upcoming elections. Ize-Iyamu, on Sunday in...
The All Progressives Congress, APC has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of sponsoring thugs to attack its members on Saturday at the Palace of the Oba of Benin. The thugs damaged and vandalized vehicles belonging to members of his party...