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5 May 2015
FORMER Speakers of Ondo State House of Assembly have approached the Federal High Court sitting in Akure, asking the judiciary to declare the seats of the legislators elected under the platform of the Labour Party (LP) vacant for defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
5 May 2015
Although the development, which is expected to favour House Minority leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, is yet to be formally ratified by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party, the proposal is not going down well with lawmakers who are opposed to reserving the post for the Southwest.
4 May 2015
THE race for the top positions in the 8th session of the Senate which is expected to be ‎to be inaugurated on June 4, has recorded a twist with the emergence of former Zamfara State governor, Ahmed Sani Yerima, as the likely next Senate Majority Leader. This is the outcome of a meeting of a…
Okorocha-21-2-15
4 May 2015
THE victory dance of members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Imo State, which was truncated by the suspension of the April 11 gubernatorial election results, resumed last weekend as their candidate and incumbent governor, Rochas Okorocha, was declared the winner of the poll. The returning officer and Vice-Chancellor of Federal University, Ikwo, Ebonyi…
4 May 2015
Reagan Ufomba, a chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) who is in court to challenge why he was dropped for Alex Otti as the party’s gubernatorial candidate in Abia told KODLINYE OBIAGWU why the party lost the election in the state. Excerpts: Your view about the election in Abia State APGA lost this…
APC-Buhari
3 May 2015
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) and Gen. M Buhari (rtd)’s supporters, or those who had for sixteen years wished to see PDP out of power at the centre, the outcome of the recent presidential election elicited boundless joy for them
3 May 2015
PERHAPS, there is no better time to test the institutional capacity of the Nigerian legislature, with about 70 per cent of members of the two Houses not returning to the 8th Assembly sometime in early June.
3 May 2015
LAST week was a busy one for the 7th Senate. Activities began as early as Sunday evening with the arrival of newly elected federal legislators from across the country
3 May 2015
BY now, the Deputy Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, must be ruminating on several African parables about the lizard. By declaring the Imo State Governorship election inconclusive, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), actually raised Ihedioha’s hopes of occupying the topmost executive position in the state.
Saraki
3 May 2015
ABUBAKAR Bukola Saraki is a product of privilege and pomp. As a child, Saraki got the best of everything: A wealthy parental background and Ivy League academic upbringing both in Nigeria and abroad
3 May 2015
What’s your general perception of the last election, especially from the Ogun State point of view? FROM the Ogun State point of view, I expected Governor Ibikunle Amosun to win, because I couldn’t see Osoba, and his entourage in the Social Democratic Party, making any impact at all.
3 May 2015
I’m sure you are happy with the outcome of the last elections, where your party posted a resounding victory, especially against the breakaway Osoba-led faction, now the Social Democratic Party.

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