Tag: politics

Ali Modu Sheriff says Buhari’s successor can come from any part of the country including the North

A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, has asked Nigerians to choose a leader with capacity irrespective of where he or she comes from. The leader, he said, can hail from any part of Nigeria as long as he can bring succour to Nigerians. He made the statement in[Read More…]

PDP says Buhari “is already a failure”

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari “is already a failure. The party stated this while reacting to a comment made by President Buhari that he will not leave office a failure. In a statement signed by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman he PDP maintained that President[Read More…]

APC announces dates for congresses, sales of forms

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has announced September 4, 2021 for its local government area Congresses. This was disclosed by Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, Secretary of APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) on Wednesday, in Abuja, NAN reports. Akpanudoedehe, in a statement, said the purchase of forms for ward,[Read More…]

Why Lagos is restricting movement of persons across the state on Saturday

Lagos State Government Thursday said movements will be restricted throughout the state between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm on Saturday. The state will be going to the polls to elect councilors and chairman for the 57 local governments and local council development areas. “The restriction is to enable the Lagos[Read More…]

Farooq A. Kperogi: Why APC Politicians are Terrified by e-Transmission of Votes

By Farooq A. Kperogi The political elites of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have chosen to regress to the stone age in matters of election at a time that Nigeria is relentlessly digitalizing in every other sphere. Banking is now almost entirely digitized, POS vendors have become ever-present fixtures[Read More…]

Borno Governor says it is not a must that next President of Nigeria must emerge from the South

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has said that it is not a must that the next president of Nigeria must emerge from the Southern region of the country. The governor, who reiterated his support for power to shift to the southern part of the country, cautioned his colleagues that[Read More…]

“We are running a democratic government” – Northern Elders reject 2023 Presidency zoning to South

Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has rejected the position of the Southern governors that the 2023 presidency should be zoned to the Southern part of the country. The Forum maintained that the region should not be compelled to accede for a democratically elected office that can be sought by any person[Read More…]

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has reportedly dumped the PDP for APC

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sources in the All Progressive Congress confirm to NewsWireNGR that the Governor has moved like his counterpart in Cross River State Ben Ayade did only last month. Although, the defection is yet to be announced officially by[Read More…]

Andy Uba declared winner of the Anambra APC governorship primary

A former Senator, Andy Uba, has been declared winner of the Anambra governorship primary of theß All Progressives Congress held Saturday. Despite controversy surrounding the primary, officials said Mr Uba defeated 13 other aspirants to emerge the party’s governorship candidate in the coming November 6 election. The chairman of the APC primary[Read More…]

Buhari says the APC is revived, energized and re-positioned for future elections

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been revived, energized, and repositioned for its national convention and future elections while commending the National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) led by Governor of Yobe State, Malam Mai Mala Buni. Speaking at the APC convention planning[Read More…]