Tag: Governorship Election

Olusegun Mimiko’s Aides Resign, Join APC Ahead of Ondo Guber

Two Special Assistants to Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state on Wednesday resigned their appointments and defected to the All Progressives Congress. Those who resigned are the Special Assistant on Political Matters, Mrs. Aderonke Morolayo, and the Special Assistant on Mobilisation, Mr. Victor Ojo. In her letter of resignation dated[Read More…]

Confusion As Police And NSCDC Officers Clash At Ondo APC Primary Election

Men of the Nigerian Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) clashed at the venue of the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state. Gunshots released during the incident almost led to a disruption of the exercise, which had been going on[Read More…]

Businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim Is Contesting The Governorship Election In Ondo State

Businessman, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), with the sole aim of seeking the party’s ticket to contest the 2016 November governorship election in Ondo State. A source tells SaharaReporters that Mr. Ibrahim has concluded plans to launch his campaign, beginning with moves to take[Read More…]

APC Announces Date For 2016 Ondo State Governorship Primary Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the time-table and schedule of activities for the conduct of the party’s 2016 governorship primary election in Ondo State. The Party’s National Organising Secretary, Sen. Osita Izunaso, made the announcement in a statement released to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja by Mr Edegbe[Read More…]

APC Members Call For Cancellation Of Edo Guber Primary

The issues bedeviling the recent Edo State gubernatorial primaries conducted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) may not be over as Concerned APC members from Edo State staged a peaceful protest at the national secretariat, Abuja, calling for the cancellation of the primaries that produced Godwin Obaseki as the gubernatorial[Read More…]

Ifeanyi Ubah Says He Will Contest The Anambra State Governorship Election Next Year

Oil magnate, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he will contest the Anambra State governorship election next year. “I still want to be Anambra State governor,” Ubah said while interacting with journalists in his Nnewi hometown, on Friday. The Peoples Democratic Party member, who contested the Anambra State governorship election on the[Read More…]

The Unending Kogi Drama Continues As Late Abubakar Audu’s Camp Rejects Son

The drama in the camp of  the All Progressives Congress continues  as another flank has rejected calls for  Mohammed Audu, or the first runner-up in the party’s governorship primaries, Yahaya Bello, to be given the ticket.  There had been calls by eminent Nigerians, including a former Governor of Abia State,[Read More…]

PDP Wants INEC To Declare Wada As Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare its candidate, Governor Idris Wada, as the winner of the November 21 governorship election in Kogi State. The party is also seeking the exclusion of the All Progressives Congress (APC)[Read More…]

Breaking: Delta State Governorship Election Tribunal Upholds The Victory of Governor Okowa

The Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Asaba, the state capital will today (Monday), Upholds the Victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. Delta state Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal has dismissed the suit by Chief Great Ogboru, candidate of the Labour Party in the governorship election on 11 April, affirming instead[Read More…]

Timipre Sylva Reportedly Broke, Sells Properties In Lagos, Abuja To Fund Bayelsa Guber Election

Indications emerged on Saturday that the Bayelsa State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timipre Sylva, is broke and may have resorted to selling his properties to raise funds ahead of the December 5 election. A source privy to the development who played a major role during the last governorship primary where[Read More…]