Politics

“People Should Stop Speculating, I Have Not Left APC” Femi Fani-Kayode

The former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, has denied media reports that he had defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party. In a statement issued Wednesday, the APC Chieftain said he would let Nigerians know and give reasons for his action if he would chose[Read More…]

“Obanikoro Waging War On Lagos” Joe Igbokwe Alleges

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has raised alarm over the inordinate use of soldiers to cause mayhem and outright brigandage in Lagos. It fingered the Minister of State for Defence, Musliu Obanikoro as the arrowhead of this illegal use of soldiers to cause a breach of[Read More…]

Boko Haram: Governors Of Adamawa, Borno & Yobe States Plead With INEC Not To Postpone 2015 Elections

NAN Governors of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe facing the challenges of Boko Haram insurgency on Wednesday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to postpone the 2015 general elections in the states. The call is contained in a statement jointly issued in Maiduguri by their spokespersons. The statement urged[Read More…]

Insecurity In Nigeria: PDP Governors Call For God’s Intervention

The Chairman of PDP Governors Forum, Mr Godswill Akpabio, on Tuesday urged clerics to pray for God’s intervention in the problem of insecurity confronting the nation. Akpabio gave the charge when he led his counterparts to pay a courtesy call on the host, Gov. Sule Lamido, in Dutse. The News[Read More…]

“Desperate Propaganda By The PDP, Gov Gaidam Has No Plan To Defect” Yobe Speaker

The Speaker of Yobe House of Assembly, Alhaji Adamu Dala-Dogo, on Tuesday denied plans by Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Fielding questions from newsmen in Damaturu, Dala-Dogo said the governor had never indicated any interest in the PDP. “He is already the APC’s consensus[Read More…]

“Progressives Should Be In action, Not Words” APC Youths Give Reasons For Defecting To PDP

The All Progressive Congress (APC)Youth Frontier in Abuja, said it had defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) due to identified injustice and abnormalities in the APC. Mr Usman Austin, the National Coordinator of the frontier, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday[Read More…]

Nigerians Resident In Ghana Endorse President Jonathan For Re-election In 2015

Over 3000 Nigerians resident in Ghana have endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for re-election in 2015. In a communiqué of the maiden International Nigerian Youths Summit (INYS) they argued that President Jonathan needs a second term because the country’s international image is daily rising which has led to the positive economic[Read More…]

“We Have Not Seen The Impact Of Your Govt” Ohaneze Threaten To Stop Jonathan’s 2015 Ambition

Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) have accused President Goodluck Jonathan of not fulfilling promises he made to them during his 2011 Presidential Campaign. The IGBO youths said President Jonathan has neglected them and their area in infrastructural provision. They said his promises prior to the elections made them to vote massively[Read More…]

Gubernatorial Elections: 114,882 Multiple Registrations Detected By INEC In Ekiti & Osun States

As we gear up for the Governorship elections in Osun and Ekiti states which will hold in the 9th of August and the 21st of June respectively,  114,882 multiple registrants from the voters registers of both states have been detected and removed. INEC chairman, Attahiru Jega disclosed this to journalists on[Read More…]

INEC Prosecutes 200 Electoral Offenders – Attahiru Jega

NAN The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, on Monday said the commission had prosecuted more than 200 electoral offenders. Jega made the disclosure in Abuja at a media session organised by INEC and the United Nations Democratic Programme’s Democratic Governance for Democracy project. He said the offenders[Read More…]