The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo on Sunday inaugurated its new state executive members to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP...
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday met behind closed doors with the suspended National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, conspicuously absent. It was learnt that the March 17, 2020 emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, billed to be attended...
The former Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that it was an effort to safeguard the Nigerian democracy that propelled him to seek the review of the Supreme Court judgment, which ousted him from office. Ihedioha, in a statement yesterday, opined that history would...
Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe of PDP caused a stir recently with his bold call for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over worsening security situation in the country. The call which elicited nod of approval from the leadership of the Peoples Democratic...
Some All Progressives Congress governors had intensified moves to shop for the sacked National Chairman of the party Adams Oshiomhole’s replacement as there were indications on Wednesday that they would soon convene a meeting of the party’s NEC, where Oshiomhole’s successor might emerge.
The sacked National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday declared he would hold on to his position despite the court order that upheld his suspension from the party. A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jabi District, had yesterday upheld the...
Some supporters of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, have commenced activities to counter moves to oust him from office. The supporters, acting under the aegis of Unity Group of APC and Friends of Oshiomhole in Nigeria, held a peaceful protest at the...
The Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly, Alhaji Aminu Shagali, has resigned. The resignation came amid alleged plans by some members of the assembly to impeach him. The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Mr Tanimu Musa, told NAN that the speaker “honourably tendered his...
Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Asiwaju) has become a name the political class reckons with especially in Lagos State. The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has said that if the national leader of the party, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, declares to...
Sequel to the 2019 general elections, it's been a marathon of court cases varying from House of Representatives, Senate, Gubernatorial and Presidential Elections at the Apex Court, Appellate and High Courts. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) still demands a review of the...
Mahathir Mohamad on Monday resigned as Malaysia’s prime minister and his Bersatu party has quit the governing Alliance of Hope coalition. Mahathir’s move comes after a weekend of drama, with parties from both government and coalition meeting all day Sunday and Anwar Ibrahim, the designated successor to Mahathir,...
Sequel to the verdict of the apex court and INEC issuing the Certificate of Return, the newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa State, Sen. Douye Diri has called on synergy with the legislative arm of the state government. Gov....
The Supreme Court nullification of APC's Candidate, David Lyon as the governor of Bayelsa State has been met with strong opposition from APC supporters as Gov. Diri Duoye was announced as the authentic winner. This led to violent protest,...
Sen. Rukayat Saraki, the Minister of State for Transportation, has called on Nigerian youths to participate actively in politics. According to the University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, Saraki made the call while speaking at the 47th Annual Personality Lecture organised by the University of Ilorin’s...
Sequel to the Apex court verdict on Bayelsa Gubernatorial election which declared Sen. Diri Duoye as the authentic winner, he has been sworn in as the Governor of the Glory of all lands State. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House...
In Nigeria, The Supreme Court has fixed Tuesday for the hearing of an application filed by Emeka Ihediaoha seeking the reversal of the January 14, 2020 judgment which removed him as Imo State governor and installed Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress as his replacement. It...
Hoodlums suspected to be loyalists of the All Progressives Congress (APC) whose candidate, David Lyon, was sacked by the Supreme Court, yesterday have stormed Douye Diri’s house on Imgbi Road, Amarata, Yenagoa, the state capital, vandalizing some vehicles  in the compound as well as parts of the building
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday, issued a Certificate of Return to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri. Supreme Court had nullified the earlier announced victory of All progressives Congress candidate David Lyon of November 16 governorship election.
Two members of the Action Alliance in the House of Representatives, Messrs Pascal Obi and Kingsley Uju have defected to the ruling All progressive congress (APC). The Imo lawmakers whose defection was announced by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila during a plenary gave an incessant intra-party squabble within the...
The Supreme Court Sacked Bayelsa State governor-elect David Lyon was at a rehearsal for his swearing-in when the Apex Court fired him. Lyon dressed in a multi-coloured shirt and flanked by military personnel, was seen in pictures undertaking his pre-swearing-in exercise on...
In Osun State, some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders were on Monday allegedly attacked by other members denied access to the venue of a stakeholders’ meeting called by the chairman, Soji Adagunodo, in Osogbo. Those allegedly attacked at the meeting were the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Prince Diran Odeyemi,...
The All Progressives Congress has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to de-register more political parties to sanitise Nigeria’s electoral system. The Chairman of Ebonyi Chapter of APC, Mr Nwachukwu Eze, made the call in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abakaliki.
After suffering a drubbing in Iowa and bizarrely conceding he will likely lose New Hampshire’s Democratic primary next Tuesday, Joe Biden is under immense pressure to turn his floundering US presidential campaign around. The popular former US vice president has been the national frontrunner for more than...
Malawian President Peter Mutharika on Friday filed an appeal against a landmark court decision that overturned his 2019 election victory, accusing it of bias against him, documents showed. Malawi made history on Monday when the top court ruled in favour of an opposition bid to cancel...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Thursday, deregistered 74 political parties ahead of the 2021 Anambra governorship and 2023 general elections. With the new decision, Nigeria now has 18 political parties, according to the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, at a press conference in Abuja.