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8 Aug
The Labour Party in Lagos State, yesterday, stated it has not concluded plans on the governorship candidate of the party for the 2023 general election, while urging the public to disregard
28 May
The goings-on in the two major political parties as the country prepares for next year’s poll makes Christy Essien-Igbokwe’s song, Let’s Change the System, very apposite.
3 Mar
As political contest for change of baton hots up in Osun State, former head of service in the state, Elder Olusegun Akinwusi
29 Jul 2021
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni and former Deputy Governor of the State, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka have disagreed on the desirability of zoning the governorship
3 Feb 2020
The Lagos State chapter of the Ozoro Progressive Union (OPU) at the weekend advocated that the governorship or deputy governorship slot should be zoned Isoko nation
8 Nov 2019
His Royal Highness, Igwe Chijioke Nwankwo, Osuofia II of Nawfia, is the traditional ruler of Nawfia Kingdom in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. In this interview with LEO SOBECHI, the Igwe talks about the contentious issue of zoning the 2021 governorship seat in the state.
31 Aug 2019
For the second time in four days, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its Bayelsa governorship primary to between Tuesday and Wednesday in compliance with an interim order of a State High Court restraining the party from using direct primary.
27 Aug 2019
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared Governor Yahaya Bello to vie for a second term in the governorship poll. Three other aspirants, comprising a serving member of the House of Representatives...
9 Mar 2019
Barely 24 hours to the conduct of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections, suspected hoodlums have set fire on the Independent National Electoral Commission office [INEC] office in Ibesikpo/Asutan Council of Akwa Ibom State. However, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, the incident would not deterred the commission from carrying out its…
10 Jan 2019
It is easy to take that decision for granted until one realises that in taking it INEC faced daunting financial and logistical obstacles. The ideal level to have conducted the VR was at the PU. At roughly 120,000 PUs in the country and with five staff per PU each required for the exercise, the Commission…
9 May 2016
The Guardian gathered yesterday that the incident happened at 5.30 pm and that some youths from the area were said to have pursued the suspected thugs and they were arrested with guns.
16 Apr 2015
Reps of some political parties in Rivers and observer groups expressed different views on the outcome of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections


Rotary Club of Victoria Island East has unveiled the Chief Executive Officer, Come Homes and Properties, Rotarian Macdonald Ukaeru, as its 35th imaginative President and Rotarian Juwon Amodu
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Ekid and Ibeno communities in Akwa Ibom State are laying claims to oil-rich Akoiyak land, also known as Stubbs Creek Forest, spelling physical confrontation if steps are not taken to douse tension in the area.
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As Nigeria gets set to host a mega gender summit, stakeholders have insisted that unless men, women and the vulnerable are involved, attaining gender parity could be a mirage.
4 mins ago
In continuation of its commitment to amplifying women’s voices, especially as the country prepares for another general election, a seven-member committee has been inaugurated to steer the sixth edition
8 mins ago
Director-general of the National Boundary Commission (NBC), Adamu Adaji, has said demarcations are merely for administrative purposes, not to separate people from their farmlands and properties nationwide.