Politics

PDP NWC Emergency Meeting Holds Today, Tukur Expected To Resign

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur has summoned an emergency meeting of the National Working Committee, NWC, for today. Recall that the members of the NWC had at a meeting with President Jonathan last week passed a vote of no confidence on Tukur’s leadership[Read More…]

APC Urges Jonathan To Stop Reign Of Impunity In Rivers State

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Sunday asked President Goodluck Jonathan to put an end to what it termed the worsening reign of impunity in Rivers State. In a reaction to the tear gas fired by the police at ‘Save Rivers Movement’ in Port Harcourt, the party’s Interim National Publicity Secretary,[Read More…]

APGA Clears 20 Of 21 Chairmanship Seats In Anambra Council Elections

NAN The ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra has won 20 chairmanship seats out of 21 in Saturday’s local government elections in the state. The Acting Chairman of the Anambra State Independent Electoral Commission (ANSIEC), Mr Sylvester Okonkwo, announced the results in Awka on Sunday. Okonkwo said the[Read More…]

Adeyeye Says PDP Will Win Ekiti Governorship Election On A Landslide

Prince Adedayo Adeyeye, a Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, on Sunday said the party would win convincingly in the forth-coming gubernatorial election in the State. Adeyeye told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ibadan that the party would win the election because it was the only alternative[Read More…]

Bamanga Tukur Pleads With Obasanjo To stay In PDP

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that his fatherly aura and experiences in politics are still required by the party in its drive to get stronger and more formidable. Tukur made this known in his reply to a letter earlier[Read More…]

Obasanjo Writes Letter To Tukur, Notifies PDP Of His Withdrawal From It’s Activities

President Olusegun Obasanjo has written yet another letter and this time around, he writes the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. In the letter, he gave a notice of his withdrawal from the activities of the party. Obasanjo copied President Goodluck Jonathan (National Leader of[Read More…]

Suntai Arrives Abuja To Discuss His Return With President Jonathan

Recuperating Taraba state Governor, Mr Danbaba Suntai flew into the Nation’s capital, Abuja yesterday. He would be hoping to meet President Goodluck Jonathan and one-time Defence Minister, Theophilus Danjuma to wet the ground for his return to office The Governor was flown into Abuja aboard a private jet which allegedly[Read More…]

Anambra Holds First Civilian Conducted Local Government Elections Today

The Anambra State Independent Electoral Commission holds elections for chairmanship and councillorship positions in the 21 local governments and 326 wards in the state today (Saturday). It is the first time local government elections will be conducted in the state by a civilian government. The last council poll was held[Read More…]

Babangida Alleges Plot By Politicians To Destablise Niger

The Niger State Governor, Dr Babangida Aliyu has said highly placed individuals in the state, including the opposition are plotting to destabilize the state. The Governor, who doubles as the chairman of the Northern States Governors’ Forum, NSGF, added that notable figures were using the recent ban on the operations[Read More…]

Reps Promise INEC Adequate Funding Ahead Of 2015 Election

The House of Representatives has promised adequate funding for the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) in the 2014 budget. The Chairman, House Committee on Rules and Business, Rep. Albert Tsokwa (PDP-Taraba), gave the assurance at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. “You may well know that 2015 is election year,[Read More…]