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Barely 24 hours after former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, emerged as the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 polls, a clique in Igboland led by Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and Chief Chris Uba has started mounting pressure on the party’s presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to drop him.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, as well as former governors Theodore Orji and Sam Egwu of Abia and Ebonyi states res yesterday emerged as the opposition Peoples Democratic Party senatorial candidates.
Justice Stephen Pam of a Federal High Court has ordered Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to appear before him to show cause why he should not be sent to prison for contempt of court.
Going down memory lane, Obiano recalled the promise he made when he was sworn in four years ago saying, “I am happy that we have taken back our cities and communities from brutal armed robbers and kidnappers who once made our beloved state a dread to decent people and a taboo to investors.
A member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Chris Uba, on Sunday, condemned what he called the perennial loss of elections in Anambra State by the PDP.
There may be fresh trouble for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra state as candidates have indicated interest to boycott the primary election of the party or step down over candidate imposition.
Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe trusted his then deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa and ex-defence force chief Constantino Chiwenga more than those who "warned" him that the two were plotting a coup against him, his former aide has said.
Daniel Shawulu, Executive Secretary, Christian Pilgrimage Welfare Board (CPWB), Bauchi, on Tuesday, disclosed that an examination would be conducted for the selection of Medical Personnel team willing to work during the 2018 pilgrimage to Jerusalem from the state.
The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.
A socio-political organisation, the Integrated Movement for Positive Change (IMPC) has appealed to Nigerians especially, the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to campaign peacefully.
Seyi Shay says American rappers, Meek Mill and Ludacris, were “blown away” when they listened to her new album project in Atlanta, US.
Bafana Bafana of South Africa head coach, Stuart Baxter, is hopeful that the duo of Ronwen Williams and Thulani Serero will be fully fit for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
At least 10 people were killed Friday in blasts that occurred near a popular hotel and the police headquarters in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.
Suspected Ugandan rebels killed six people, hacking one woman to death, and kidnapped five others - mostly children - in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, officials said on Sunday.
Macedonia's former prime minister Nikola Gruevski, who has been sentenced to jail for abuse of power, said Tuesday he was in Hungary where he has requested political asylum.
Fifty-one states, including all EU members, have pledged their support for a new international agreement to set standards on cyberweapons and the use of the internet, the French government said Monday.