Politics

The Zenith Labour Party, on Sunday, confirmed the adoption of Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as its governorship candidate.

Ondo election: Agboola Ajayi snubs debate as Governor Akeredolu, Eyitayo Jegede lock horns

As the nation’s political attention shifts to Ondo State for the October 10 governorship election, some candidates in the poll participated in a debate on Thursday evening to share their vision and sell their objectives to the people of the state.

Ondo election: PDP urges INEC not to compromise poll with use of Z-pad

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to compromise the credibility of Ondo Governorship election with the contemplation of using the Z-pad technology in voter accreditation process.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa election: Governor Diri, INEC ask appeal court to reverse tribunal’s judgment

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Pastor Ize-Iyamu: I didn’t beg Obaseki to return to APC

The Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation has urged the traditional media to perform due diligence in reporting events arising from Edo State, as unprofessionalism would render them as tools for PDP.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Ondo election: SDP faction disowns party’s candidate

The controversy trailing the recognition of Fasua Oyeleye as the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has shown no sign of abating as a faction of the party has maintained that it has no governorship candidate for the October 10 governorship election.
The five Ijaw clans in Edo State have conferred the chieftaincy title of Alawei on Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Gelegele, one of the oil producing communities.

Edo election: Pastor Ize-Iyamu denies conceding defeat

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has not addressed the press since he lost the Edo State governorship election on Saturday and has neither conceded defeat to the incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his campaign said Thursday morning in a statement.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Edo election: I’m not down – Comrade Oshiomhole

Former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said he was not down, contrary to what many would be thinking in the aftermath of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP’s victory in the September 19 governorship election.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Senators Akpabio and Akpanudoedehe: We are not fighting over 2023 Akwa Ibom governorship

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Caretaker Committee, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, have reacted to a piece of fake news purporting that the two leaders are at loggerheads over the 2023 governorship election in Akwa Ibom State.

PDP calls for articulate strategies to mitigate flood

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the governments at all levels to articulate strategies to mitigate the menace of flood and forestall such devastation in the future.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole breaks silence on Edo election

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says he is not downcast even though his party lost the just concluded governorship election in Edo State.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

FinCen files: Corruption is another name for Atiku Abubakar, PDP – BMO

Findings by a team of international journalists on a United States of America’s agency files is an indication that corruption allegation won’t stop haunting former Vice-president Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Court remands Niger APC chairman, treasurer for criminal conspiracy and misappropriation

A Minna Chief Magistrate court on Wednesday remanded the Niger APC Chairman Engineer Jibrim Iman and the Treasurer, Shari Abdulsalam, at the Minna correctional center pending the ruling on their bail application tomorrow (Friday).
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

We are prepared for Ondo election – INEC chairman

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has reaffirmed the readiness of the commission for a smooth conduct of the Oct.10, Ondo State governorship election.

PDP: British security alert, vote of no confidence on President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the security alert in the country raised by the British parliament is an indication of a vote of no confidence on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government by a highly respected member of the international community.

Ondo election: I don’t harbour any fears of APC losing – Osita Okechukwu

A member of All Progressives Congress (APC), National Committee on Ondo Governorship Election, Mr Osita Okechukwu, has dismissed fears that the APC may lose the October 10 election in the state.
The five Ijaw clans in Edo State have conferred the chieftaincy title of Alawei on Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Gelegele, one of the oil producing communities.

Edo election: Governors Buni, Yahaya Bello, Pastor Ize-Iyamu meet in Abuja

Yobe state governor and Chairman Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, his Kogi state counterpart Yahaya Bello and the candidate of the party at the just concluded Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, have met behind closed doors in Abuja.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Sunday, visited Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, at the Rivers State Government House, Port Harcourt. 3

Governor Obaseki: How God used Nyesom Wike for my re-election

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has commended Edo people, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and other Peoples Democratic Party Governors for their roles in his re-election.

Ondo election: INEC replaces burnt card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has replaced the card readers burnt at its Akure office nearly two weeks ago.

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#EndSARS: Police patrol Lagos after President Buhari warns protesters

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Nigerian Army commences medical outreach, palliative distribution in Kebbi

Bagudu, while kick-starting the exercise at Bese town, Koko-Bese Local Government area of the state, expressed appreciation for the generosity and kind gesture of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.
Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.

#EndSARS: Hoodlums, miscreants wreaking havoc in disguise – group

A group, the North-South Progressive Movement (NOSOP), has expressed concern over the hijack of the ongoing protest across the country by some hoodlums and miscreants masquerading as protesters.
Mark Odigie, an information technologist, could not permit his wife, Tope Mark Odigie, to drive alone to nearby Ketu-Ikosi Road, headquarters of Television Continental (TVC), where she works as a co-host of the station’s popular breakfast talk show.

#EndSARS: MRA condemns attacks on the media

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned recent attacks against journalists and media houses in some parts of the country, particularly in Lagos, by State and non-State actors in the wake of the #EndSARS protests, describing the actions as reprehensible acts of intimidation and reprisals against media workers and organizations engaged in the lawful pursuit of their professional functions.