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31 Mar 2015
THE recent defection of the Rivers State Deputy Governor, Tele Ikuru, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) few days to last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, brought a lot of heat to the polity although many observers saw it as a decision taken without a genuine consciousness of political interest.
31 Mar 2015
Two-term Senator and the wife of former governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure, Zainab Kure has suffered a major defeat in the National Assembly election as her closest rival, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Garba (rtd) of the APC is in a clear lead with the results of five out of the eight local government areas so far released by the INEC.
31 Mar 2015
INCUMBENT Senator representing Kogi West District, Smart Adeyemi of the PDP lost his bid to return to the National Assembly for the third term as Dino Melaye of the APC defeated him. Melaye polled 41, 120 votes to defeat Adeyemi who got 38,148 votes.
31 Mar 2015
IN the results so far released, incumbent governor, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu of the PDP is on verge of being defeated in the Niger East Senatorial District election as his closest rival, Barrister David Umaru of the APC is in a clear lead, winning all the five Local Government Councils out of the nine in the zone, so far released.
31 Mar 2015
CONTRARY to his earlier assurance that the whole of Northwest will be delivered to the PDP, Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa state failed to deliver his state to his party, as the opposition APC polled 87% of the presidential votes and swept all three senatorial seats in the elections.
31 Mar 2015
THE Vice President, Alhaji Namadi Sambo lost his Kabala ward, in the Kaduna North Senatorial Zone to the All progressive Congress (APC) in last Saturday elections.
30 Mar 2015
While Aregbesola, the Southwest coordinator of Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organisation, gave kudos to the security personnel for providing cover during the exercise, Fashola appealed to Nigerians in respect of the technical hitches observed during the poll.
28 Mar 2015
Mike Adeniyi Negwo-Omogbehin is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate vying for the Irele/Okitipupa seat at the lower chamber of the National Assembly. In this interview with NIYI BELLO, he disclosed his plans for the constituency. Excerpts:
27 Mar 2015
AS if to underscore his status as the de facto factor in Nigeria’s politics today and the soul of the opposition in contemporary Nigeria, former Lagos State governor, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, attracted more attention and mudslinging than tomorrow’s presidential candidate of his party; the All Progressives Congress (APC), Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd)
27 Mar 2015
He became the National Secretary of the Social Democratic Party in the aborted Third Republic and later got imprisoned by the General Sani Abacha government for criticising the late military ruler’s attempt to perpetuate himself in power.
27 Mar 2015
THE parade is impressive. From the academic, private sector, military, to the civil society, the array of presidential hopefuls shows that Nigeria cannot be described as a nation lacking in good quality human capital.
27 Mar 2015
Sixteen years down the line, the reality is still being sustained and even though the country has been having a bumpy ride on the road to perfection especially in attempts by politicians to thwart the process, the experience gathered so far is already strengthening the system to create a mechanism for protection.

Politics

6 hours ago
Abia State governor, Victor Okezie Ikpeazu must be a worried man. Ikpeazu, who joined forces with the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike to give their party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), sleepless nights, has been mourning, having lost his anointed successor and governorship candidate for the 2023 elections, Prof Eleazer Uchenna Ikonne
1 day ago
With about five weeks to the general elections, All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State is going into the polls with a seriously diminished and depleted electoral strength.
1 day ago
Mrs Titi Abubakar, wife of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Nigerians not to allow themselves to be mislead by making the right choice in 2023 general election.
1 day ago
Labour Party (LP) Governorship candidate in Kaduna State, Jonathan Asake, assured the Muslim community in the state that he will operate on the principles of justice as enshrined in the 1999 Constitution, if elected into office in March.
1 day ago
Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, will be dialoguing with people of the South West on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at the parley being organised by South West Development Stakeholders Forum (SWDSF).