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Brexit Party fails to win first seat in UK by-election

Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party failed to win its first seat in Britain's parliament as it lost out to the...

Ihedioha gives Okorocha ultimatum to handover before midnight

The Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, on Monday gave his last warning for hand over from the immediate past government of...

Edo Assembly: APC speaks on actions of 15 lawmakers-elect

The leadership of the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the actions of 15 members-elect under the...

PDP pegs Kogi, Bayelsa guber election forms at N21m, higher than 2019 presidential forms

Ahead of the forthcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has pegged the purchase of its governorship...

BREAKING: Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan withdraws appointment of media aide

Nigeria Senate President, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan has withdrawn the appointment of Mr Festus Adedayo barely 48 hours after his appointment as Special...

PDP, Gbadamosi task Sanwo-Olu on cabinet

There is growing apprehension in Lagos State over the delay by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to form a cabinet since he was sworn...

2nd tenure: Don advises Buhari to complete Ajaokuta steel

Former President, Nigerian Metallurgical Society, Prof. Benjamin Adewuyi, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company...

Trump’s hairstyle at church service prompts speculation on social media

Speculation abounded Sunday after President Trump was photographed with what appeared to be a new hairstyle during a surprise visit Sunday to a Virginia...

European Parliament elections: High turnout and a changed chamber

The election has been portrayed as a battle between the pro-European establishment and its Eurosceptic challengers.

Presidential election: Why I won’t forgive INEC for initial postponement – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has vowed not to forgive the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for...

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...

Oyo APC to PDP: name those in possession of govt’s vehicles

Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to either make public the identity of anyone in...

I plan to be best deputy governor in Lagos State — Hamzat

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, says he plans to be the best deputy governor ever in...

European elections 2019: What were the clear trends?

If you're scratching your head right now, confused by conflicting interpretations of the European parliamentary election, fear not,...

Doug Schoen: Israel is on an out-of-control political roller coaster after collapse of government

Israelis will go to the polls yet again Sept. 17 to elect a new parliament, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suffered an enormous setback...

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’...

Ashiru vs El-Rufai: Court delivers judgement on PDP’s suit to recount guber election votes

The Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday struck out the motion of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking...

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...

GOVERNOR AKINWUNMI AMBODE HANDS OVER TO BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU AHEAD OF INAUGURATION

Ahead of the swearing in of the new political dispensation, the outgoing governor of Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode has officially handed over the state...

Corruption Hot Topic in South Africa’s Last Election Rallies

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming elections reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its...

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...

Kaduna deputy governor, Bantex bows out, reveals what El-Rufai did in Kaduna

Outgoing Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Mr Barnabas Bantex, on Tuesday, described Gov. Nasir El-Rufai as a man...

Why Ihedioha must probe Okorocha – Imo Assembly

Members of the Imo State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, urged Governor Emeka Ihedioha, to probe his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, for allegedly...

AAC passes vote of confidence on its Acting Chairman

The National Working Committee, NWC, of the African Action Congress, AAC, has passed a vote of confidence on...

To secure pro-worker legislation, hold politicians’ feet to the fire

Unions should draw up a Contract for the American Worker and make it clear they will only support candidates who endorse it

Benue: Tribunal strikes out suit against APC

The National/State House of Assembly Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi on Monday struck out the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party...

Benue: Ortom inaugurates James Oche, Alli, 21 others as caretaker chairmen

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Tuesday inaugurated the 23 Caretaker Committee Chairmen with a charge on them to live in their...

Who will replace European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker?

It is all change at the heart of the EU, and the key role of Commission president is up for grabs as...

Kogi Guber: PDP makes major decision

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ordered a fresh congress to elect new officers for its Kogi...

Between loyalty and rubberstamp legislature in Akwa Ibom State

Not many citizens of Akwa Ibom State seem to be enthusiastic about the capability of the newly inaugurated State House of Assembly,...

Gov. Ortom speaks on new NASS leadership, June 12

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has congratulated the new President of the Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives,...

60 parties back INEC in server dispute

No fewer than 60 political parties are defending the integrity of the last general elections amid a dispute over the electoral umpire’s...

Shehu Sani defends Buhari’s presence at OIC summit

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna central, on Friday, May 31, put a robust defense for...

9th NASS leadership: Why Senator Lawan should be Senate President – Yobe Gov-elect

Alhaji MaiMala Buni, Yobe Governor-elect, has appealed to members of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly on...

President Buhari and ministerial list

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during...

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...

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...

APC chieftain demands Oshiomhole’s resignation, reveals Chairman’s resolve in Edo, Kogi, Ondo guber

Another leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has called for the National Chairman of APC,...

Goodluck Jonathan fires back at Osinbajo

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has attacked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo over some of the issues he (Osinbajo) raised during his visit to...

Mrs Fayemi urges Ekiti Assembly lawmakers to fulfil promises

The wife of Ekiti governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, has urged Ekiti House of Assembly members to justify the confidence reposed in them...

Drama as two Speakers emerge in Bauchi Assembly after parallel elections

Abubakar Suleiman Ningi and Kawuwa Shehu Damina have emerged as Speakers of the Bauchi State House of Assembly through parallel elections.

Osun: Adeleke reacts to his Appeal Court victory

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke says he...

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...

Ex-governors’ sons map strategies to displace Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. •Being former helmsman’s child not a crime, says Ibrahim With barely five months to...

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...

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.

Chernobyl is still horrifyingly relevant – the lessons have not been learned

Watching the Chernobyl TV drama made me realise that the lies and political expediency that led to the tragedy still occur ...

Israel to hold new election as Netanyahu fails to form coalition

Israel's parliament votes to dissolve itself and hold a new election, which is likely to take place...

Gov. Umahi speaks on ‘fight’ with Okorocha

The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has said that there is no faceoff between him and the Governor...

Oshiomhole behaves like primary school head-boy – Senator Fadahunsi

The Senator representing Osun East Senatorial District, Francis Fadahunsi has said that the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole,...