Kogi west: The Melaye factor rankles APC, buoys PDP
Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has made a declaration to dump the Ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The maverick senator has all odds working in his favour as he surmounts them one after the other.
Kwara: Still too dicey to predict
Pollitics in Kwara State at present remains dicey. But the gladiators may have decided on the winning leg to take like a game of scrabble towards coasting home in victory at the end of the day.
Direct primary: Aregbesola extols APC faithful for huge turnout
Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has praised the direct primary system of candidate selection adopted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) for electing Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola from Iragbiji as flag bearer.
Osun: As APC innovates double standards in direct primary
The All Progressives Congress (APC’s) decision to use direct primary in the selection of the party’s flag bearer for Osun State gubernatorial poll is not only a new innovation, but also the first time such primary election would be organised under the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.
Ogun 2019: Partitioning of APC and things to come
The recent reported withdrawal of Senator Solomon Adeola, popularly called Yayi from Ogun State Governorship race, has opened a new vista into the 2019 race. Adeola, a staunch member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was touted, as one of the gubernatorial aspirants....
2019: APC wants Ayade to go for poor performance
Not minding its factional status, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State has taken a swipe at the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying Governor Ben Ayade must be voted out of office in 2019. The party alleged the governor has performed extremely poor, aside being financially reckless.
Seven withdraw from PDP governorship primary in Osun
Seven out of eleven governorship aspirants of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Sept. 22 election on Saturday announced their withdrawal from the party’s primary.
Oyetola wins Osun APC governorship primary
Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola has been declared the winner of the Osun All Progressives Congress governorship primary, ahead of the Sept. 22 election in the state. In the direct primary which held today, he polled 127,017 votes as against House of Representatives deputy speaker Yusuf Lasun who scored 21,000. Speaker of the Osun House of…
'Benue APC’s statement is hypocrisy of the highest order'
Spokesperson to Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Terver Akase has said the statement credited to the Benue All Progressives Congress, (APC), in which it claimed that the party raised issues of governance with the governor following which he gave himself ‘red card’ is hypocrisy of the highest order. Akase, in a statement made available to…
'Protection of human rights, cardinal objective of Buhari’s administration'
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the protection of human rights is a cardinal objective of the Buhari Administration and that the violation of rights is not a government policy. Addressing a High-Level Roundtable organized by the Atlantic Council, an American think tank on international affairs, in Washington, DC, he said the…
Adegboruwa sues APC chieftain, Joe Igbokwe, over facebook publication
Lagos lawyer and rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has filed a suit against the All Progressive Congress Chieftain, Joe Igbokwe over a Facebook post accusing the Supreme Court of selling justice to the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike. The suit, No. FHC/L/CS/1240/2018 and filed before a Federal High Court, Lagos, is seeking to sanction Igbokwe,…