Politics

Ekiti Guber Polls: Enough is Enough Nigeria Hosts Televised Debate For Candidates

“Of all the institutions of a democratic society, there’s none as formidable as an awakened and conscious citizenry.” – Shehu Sanni Ekiti’s governorship election on Saturday June 21, 2014 kicks of the 2014/2015 election season. Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE Nigeria), a coalition of young Nigerians promoting good governance and[Read More…]

Murtala Nyako Sacks Aides

Gov. Murtala Nyako of Adamawa on Friday announced the sacking of five of his special advisers and seven principal special assistants. This is contained in a statement issued in Yola by Mr Kobis Thimnu, Secretary to the State Government. The statement read, “Gov. Murtala Nyako has approved the withdrawal of[Read More…]

Nigerian Senator Says Opposition APC Behind ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Rallies

Chairman, Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Ita Enang, on Thursday accused the All Progressives Congress of politicizing Nigeria’s problem by sponsoring the current unending protests over the 234 abducted School girls in Chibok , Borno State, across the country. The statement reads,”It is not the ceaseless rallies on[Read More…]

‘APC Has No Anointed Candidate For Adamawa’

NAN The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa says it has no anointed candidate for the position of governorship for 2015 general elections as being speculated. The state’s Chairman of the party, Mrs Binta Masi, made the disclosure on Thursday at an emergency news conference in Yola. Masi said that[Read More…]

“Opposition Planning To Bomb Ekiti Government House” APC Alleges

The Ekiti State Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Jide Awe, monday alleged plans by the opposition to attack the Ekiti state Government House, South – West Nigeria with explosive devices. The party also accused the Felix Uyanna-led Police Command in the state of constituting a major opposition to[Read More…]

Oba Akiolu’s Endorsement Of Ambode Not In APC Constitution – Lagos Guber Candidate, Ganiyu Solomon Reacts

Lagos State governorship aspirant in the All Progressives Congress, Senator Ganiyu Solomon, has reacted to the endorsement of the former Accountant-General of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode, by the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu. He said, “In making the pronouncement, the kabiyesi was expressing his preference. He has also expressed[Read More…]

Nigerians Free To Join Ruling PDP, Membership Registration Begins

NAN Abuja – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the party’s membership is open to all Nigerians contrary to some media reports. Mr Olisa Metuh, the party’s National Publicity Secretary made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja while debunking[Read More…]

Terrorism Will Not Hinder 2015 Elections, Says President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday assured that the challenges of terrorism and insecurity would not curtail the conduct of a free, fair and credible general elections in 2015. The President gave the assurance at the 2014 Democracy Day Inter-denominational Church Service in Abuja. He said the nation would continue to[Read More…]

Jonathan’s Government Unwilling To Take Responsibility – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Jonathan-led Federal Government of abdicating its responsibility to Nigerian citizens with the statement attributed to the President that those who are calling for the safe return of the girls should address their protests to the abductors, rather than to the President or[Read More…]

2015: Bola Tinubu’s Sellout Tendency, Unsettles APC Members

Ahead of the June national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), there appears to be serious trouble ahead with a growing concern amongst members about the sell-out tendency of its national leaders, Bola Tinubu, if his vice-presidential ambition fails to fly. Thisday Newspaper reports that, indications are that governors of[Read More…]