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Govt: Reps lack power to shut down Edo Assembly

The Edo State Government on Wednesday said that the House of Representatives lacked the constitutional powers to shut down the House of...

Group submits security bill to Ondo Assembly

The forum of former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members of the Ondo State House of Assembly has submitted a Draft Bill for...

How Fayemi can make difference, by PDP chief

Former Ekiti State Acting Governor and House of Assembly Speaker Tunji Odeyemi has said that Governor Kayode Fayemi can make a difference...

What 5 INEC officials told Tribunal about Wike’s re-election

Five local government Electoral Officers (EOs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have confirmed that governorship election held in all the...

APC Bayelsa crisis: ‘I only pushed him’ – Minority Leader, Dauyegha speaks on beating...

The Minority Leader and the lawmaker representing Ekeremor Constituency 2, in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon. Wilson Ayakpo Dauyegha, has...

Kwara: My govt not witch-hunting opponents – Gov Abdulrazaq

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, Thursday declared that his government was not out to pursue political vendetta against anyone.

APC governorship candidate demands re-run election in Cross River

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Cross River State in the last election, Senator John Owan-Enoh, has tendered 17 exhibits...

Tribunal rejects Okowa’s pleas for more time

Justice Suleiman Belgore- led Delta State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal Panel 1 has rejected an application for more time by Damain Dodo...

PDP suffers setback in Kano Governorship election tribunal

The election petition tribunal sitting in Kano has dismissed a motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Gubernatorial Candidate, Abba Kabir...

Buhari to critics of insecurity: You are not patriotic

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declared that those criticising insecurity in the country are not patriotic. Former President Olusegun...

Restructuring: What role for National Assembly?

Many stakeholders are intensifying their agitations for restructuring to foster true federalism. Assistant Editor LEKE SALAUDEEN examines the powers of the National...

Leadership tussle: Delta APC congratulates Omo-Agege on victory

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Delta State Chapter, Prophet Jones Ode Erue has congratulated Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie...

‘PDP may not win Bayelsa’

A group, Forward Action Bayelsa (FAB), has warned that the three governorship aspirants being sponsored by Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson lacked...

November election critical to Kogi survival – Wada

Former Governor of Kogi, Mr Idris Wada, on Monday said that Nov. 16 governorship election in the state was critical for its...

Bauchi Assembly crisis: Reps committee moves to reconcile aggrieved lawmakers

The 12-man Panel set up by the House of Representatives to wade into the crisis rocking the Bauchi State House of Assembly...

Kano Emirates: I’m more Fulani than noisemakers, says Ganduje

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has described those criticising the four emirates he created as noisemakers. He said...

Zamfara Guber: Tribunal rules in petition against election of Gov. Bello Mutawalle

The Zamfara Governorship Election Tribunal on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Alhaji Zayyanu Salisu of the Action Peoples Party (APP), challenging...

I transmitted presidential election results to server – INEC official

An ad-hoc official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Olufemi Ogunrinde, has said he transmitted results of the 2019 presidential election...

Assembly right to reject my commissioner-nominee- El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has expressed support for the House of Assembly over rejection of one of the Commissioner-nominees.

Kaduna politician behind Tinubu 2023 items

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Thursday disowned a “faceless group” pushing his alleged 2023 ambition.

Nasarawa Govt partners ALGON on rural development

The Nasarawa State office of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has entered into partnership with the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON)...

Buhari nominates Muhammad for CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday recommended Justice Muhammad Tanko to the National Assembly for confirmation as the substantive Chief Justice of the...

Kaduna politician behind Tinubu 2023 items

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Thursday disowned a “faceless group” pushing his alleged 2023 ambition.

Edo Assembly Perfecting the old order

The Edo State House of Assembly is polarised. Former Commissioner for Transport Orobosa Omo-Ojo writes on the division and how to halt...

Ekiti deputy governor empowers apc members

Ekiti State Deputy Governor Bisi Egbeyemi has organised an empowerment programme for members of the All  Progressives Congress (APC) in Ado Ekiti...

Struggle for ministerial position divides Abia APC?

LUCAS AJANAKU examines the struggle for ministerial positions by Abia State All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains. IN few weeks’...

Only National Assembly can restructure Nigeria, says Osoba

To former Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba, only the National Assembly has the constitutional power to restructure the country.

‘Igbo did not consider implications of not voting Buhari’

Chief George Moghalu is the National Auditor of the All Progresives Congress (APC). In an interview, he speaks on the Southeast’s voting...

Osoba @ 80: A protege remembers

When you read this, the clinking of wine glasses in celebration of venerable Chief Olusegun Osoba, an accomplished journalist, astute politician and...

More PDP aspirants join Bayelsa, Kogi governorship race

More aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have joined Bayelsa and Kogi states’ governorship race.

APC to hold Bayelsa, Kogi primaries August 29

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has fixed August 29 to hold its governorship primaries in Bayelsa and Kogi states to select its...

Ondo re-run: Court strikes out case against senator, INEC

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State Capital, has dismissed the application filed by the Candidate of Action Alliance (AA),...

Waiting for Buhari’s ‘Next Level’ cabinet

President Muhammadu Buhari is likely to submit his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate before the end of the month. Observers...

Obaseki is not playing politics of accommodation, says Osagie

Samson Osagie is the former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in...

Edo 2020: Why Obaseki cannot return as governor – Former Commissioner

Ahead of the 2020 governorship election in Edo State, a former Commissioner for Education and co-convener login login page of a...

How I will reposition Oyo, by Makinde

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde spoke with reporters in Ibadan, the state capital, on his programmes for the first 100 days, the...

We will improve on conduct of elections, says Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, yesterday reiterated the determination of the agency to improve on...

Adamawa holds council polls in November

The Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) yesterday unfolded plans to conduct council polls in November. In a statement...

APC has unfinished business, says Osoba

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain Aremo Olusegun Osoba has highlighted the challenges the ruling party should overcome to make it live up...

Tribunal dismisses petition of AAC, Awara against Wike’s victory

The governorship election petitions tribunal sitting in Port Harcourt has dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress, AAC, and its...

APC adopts indirect primary for Kogi

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved Indirect Primaries to elect the Party’s candidate for the...

Audu family resolves puzzle, endorses Muhammed for Kogi guber

Barely one month to the governorship primaries preparatory to the November 16 gubernatorial poll in Kogi State, the family of His Royal...

Why Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan, others must make their assets public to Nigerians – PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, have been challenged by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to publicly declare their...

Faleke backs out of Kogi governorship race

Member of the House of Representatives, Hon James Abiodun Faleke, has declined offer from the people of Kogi West Senatorial district to...

INEC manipulated Akwa Ibom North west senatorial election, Akpabio insists

Senator Godswill Akpabio has insisted the Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial district election was massively manipulated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

I’m worried about 13m out of school Nigerian children – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he remained worried about the 13 million children who are out of school system in...

PDP vs APC: I’ll be declared Osun Governor July 5 – Adeleke

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, was on Thursday, upbeat that he would become governor...

Details of Osinbajo’s meeting with US Vice President, Pence

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and his American counterpart, Mike Pence, held discussions in the White House, with both leaders affirming...

Buhari’s cabinet: Security screens states nominees

The Presidency has ordered tighter security around President Muhammadu Buhari’s  nephew, Alh. Mamman Daura. The enhanced security is also...

APC greets Gbajabiamila, Sanwo-Olu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has felicitated with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on his 57th birthday.