Politics

Governor Amaechi Dissolves Obio-Akpor LGA Management

Rivers state Governor, Rt. Hon Rotimi Amaechi has dissolved the management of Obio-Akpor Local Government council. The Chairman of the Local government council, Timothy Nsirim and his seventeen (17) Councillors shall hereby vacate their positions. This dissolution took effect from yesterday; 28th November, 2013. This was announced in a statement by[Read More…]

Kwara State’s PDP Merges With APC

The Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared its support and willingness to work with the All Progressives Congress (APC). The erstwhile chairman of the PDP in Kwara, Ishola Balogun Fulani announced the decision to consolidate the merger in the state on Wednesday. He stated that[Read More…]

I Left PDP Because… – Rotimi Amaechi

The Rivers state Governor, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi who yesterday defected to the All Progressive Congress(APC) from the People’s Democratic Party has revealed why he left the latter. While speaking at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa he said President Goodluck Jonathan’s failure in addressing the issues raised by[Read More…]

Mass Exodus: Over 4000 APC Members Defect To PDP

Two Local Governments in Nasarawa state, Northern Nigeria has experienced massive defection of All Progressive Change (APC) members to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). In what was a shocking move, over 4.000 members left Nigeria’s leading opposition party to the ruling People’s Democratic Party. The Nasarawa state Chairman of the[Read More…]

Flawed Anambra Elections: CNPP demands Immediate Resignation of Prof. Jega

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties Monday called for the resignation of the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, over the failed governorship poll in Anambra State. Its spokesperson, Osita Okechukwu, said, beyond the mangling of the voter register, the deliberate delay in arrival of voting materials – [Read More…]

Amaechi Denies 2015 Presidential Campaign Posters with Buhari

By Aminu Tukur The Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said the printing of his presidential posters with that of a former Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.)  is being done by a serving minister. The Chief of Staff, Mr. Tony Okorocha, who spoke with reporters in Abuja on[Read More…]

President Jonathan May Meet With G7 Governors This Week

President Goodluck Jonathan will be holding a meeting with the G7 Governors but no date has been fixed. While speaking with State House Correspondents on his arrival at the Presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, the President thanked Nigerians for their love, prayers and support when he fell ill[Read More…]

Supplementary Polls: APC Alleges INEC Failure To Comply With Electoral Act

During the Press briefing held by the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega Friday, announcing the date for the Anambra Governorship supplementary elections – Jega did ask the aggrieved parties to provide evidence to warrant the cancellation of the process- Trust the  national Publicity Secretary[Read More…]

APC Rejects Proposed Supplementary Election In Anambra State

On Friday, The All Progressives Congress (APC) rejected the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its decision to hold a supplementary election in Anambra State next weekend (November 30). “We will not be a party to what is obviously a travesty of election by a self-discredited and[Read More…]

INEC Confirms November 30 For Anambra Supplementary Elections

By Chukwu Ude The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega Friday announced that the supplementary elections for Anambra Gubernatorial polls will hold Saturday, November 30th, 2013. Professor Jega addressing newsmen in Abuja said the commission regrets shattering expectations of Nigerians but the electoral umpire did[Read More…]