Delta 2023 and rotational governorship
Delta State was greeted by misgivings when it was created in 1991 by the General Ibrahim Babangida administration. The many ethnic groups which constituted the new state held one another in suspicion.
Nigeria at 60: Let’s end politics of mistrust
After several years of colonial rule, Nigeria was granted independence on October 1, 1960 by the British government.
Understanding IBB’s political decisions
For some Nigerians, the former Nigerian military president, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, popular called IBB, was a modern-day political philosopher.
Abiola was a nationalist in the mould of Zik of Africa - Obiano
Willie Obiano of Anambra has described late Moshood Abiola as a nation in the mould of foremost Nigerian nationalist, late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe.
SDP urges governments to focus on workers’ welfare
To mark the 2020 Workers Day, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has called on the federal and state governments to respect workers and attend to their demands with all seriousness...
Court dismisses INEC’s appeal against SDP’s Akpoti
An Abuja Court of Appeal has dismissed the case filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) challenging the inclusion of the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party
APC's Yahaya Bello elected Kogi governor for second term
The Kogi State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Yahaya Bello has been re-elected for a second term. The Returning Officer for the election and Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Umar announced the result at the INEC office in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. APC's Bello won 12 local…
SDP candidate Akpoti accuses Yahaya Bello of disrupting election with thugs
The candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Natasha Akpoti has accused the governor of Kogi State and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of using thugs to disrupt the governorship election. "It is unfortunate that the government at hand, with due respect to the APC candidate, Yahaya Bello, has decided to take…
SDP boss battered as INEC, stakeholders’ meeting in Lokoja turns violent
The meeting called by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lokoja, Kogi State, to sensitise stakeholders on preparation for the November 16 governorship election, turned violent as suspected political thugs invaded the meeting causing serious uproar.