Tag: Governorship Elections

‘Fisayo Soyombo: Degi Whatchamacallit, David Lyon And The Fall Of APC In Bayelsa

By ‘Fisayo Soyombo Quite a lot of political neutrals have been sympathetic to David Lyon, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State. Lyon had completed the rehearsal for his Valentine’s Day swearing-in as Governor when the Supreme Court invalidated his participation[Read More…]

Anambra Governorship Poll Holds 18 November

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved 18 November, 2017 for the conduct of the Anambra governorship election, INEC National Commissioner, Solomon Soyebi, said. Soyebi made this known at a news conference on Thursday in Abuja. He said that the 1999 Constitution as amended, and the Electoral Act, had[Read More…]

INEC Say PDP May Not Participate In The Forthcoming Edo Governorship Election

With two major governorship elections – Edo and Ondo – coming up in 2016, the internal crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may cost the party dearly if it is not resolved soon. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the PDP stands the risk of not[Read More…]

APC Names Abiodun Faleke, Member Representing Ikeja In The Nat’l Assembly As Kogi Deputy Governorship Candidate

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has officially picked James Abiodun Faleke, the lawmaker representing Ikeja Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives as its deputy governorship candidate for Kogi State, northcentral Nigeria. Faleke, chairman of the House Committee on Ethics, Anti-corruption and National Values in the Seventh Assembly, was also[Read More…]

Breaking: Rochas Okorocha Goes Ahead To Declare Himself Winner Of Saturday’s Governorship Polls, Shuns INEC

by Deji Abiodun Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for declaring the governorship election in the state inconclusive and announcing supplementary elections in some wards across the state. The governor, who spoke to journalists at the Government House, Owerri, early Monday, said[Read More…]

INEC Insists On Card Readers For Saturday’s Governorship Election (Read Statement Attached)

by Deji Abiodun The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday announced that Card Readers would be used for Saturday’s governorship and houses of assembly elections across the country. NewsWireNGR recalls that Nigerian’s President Goodluck Jonathan and wife, Dame Patience had problems accrediting to votes during the Presidential Elections and[Read More…]

Former Minister Nyesom Wike Wins Rivers PDP Governorship Primary

The former Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Monday emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State, in a peaceful primary conducted at Community Secondary School, Nkpolu in Port Harcourt Local Government Area. Wike, polled 1,083 votes, while Dumbari Dimkpa came a distant[Read More…]

2015: APC’s Ambode Formally Declares Ambition To Succeed Fashola

By Eromo Egbejule Frontline governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode today officially declared his ambition to succeed the incumbent Babatunde Fashola. The declaration which held at the Onikan stadium, kicked off at 10am Friday morning had a lot of party[Read More…]

Lagos Speaker, Adeyemi Ikuforiji Picks Lagos Guber Nomination Form

Mr Adeyemi Ikuforiji, the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly on Saturday picked an Expression of Interest form of his party, declaring his intention to run for the Lagos State Governorship seat.Ikuforiji, who picked the form at the All Progressives Congress (APC) state secretariat in Ikeja, told newsmen that he[Read More…]

‘A PhD Holder Who Is Afraid To Participate In A Debate Is A Moron’- APC To Iyiola Omisore

The All Progressives Congress has responded to IyIola Omisore’s reasons for not participating in the American sponsored pre-governorship election debate in Osun last Saturday, describing it as ‘the wisdom of a fool’. The party went on to describe the candidate of the People’s Democratic party, PDP as a moron for[Read More…]