Ex-LGA chairman, 5000 APC members defect to PDP in Delta

Former Chairman of Ughelli North Local Government Council, in Delta State, Chief Friday Akpoyibo, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the All Progressives Congress, alongside over 5,000 of his followers. The state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who received the decampees in Ugono Origin, Ughelli North Local Government Area, assured that the PDP would […]

2019 Guber Race: Campaign shifts to Nasarawa North

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura: Will he consider Nasarawa North governorship candidate for APC? By Awayi Kuje Sen. Abubakar Sodangi on Thursday threw his weight behind the calls to zone the Nasarawa State governorship seat to the north senatorial district in 2019. “Nasarawa North is the only senatorial district yet to produce a governor. “The first civilian […]

Anambra poll: NYSC to deploy 8000 corps members

About 8000 serving corps members are to participate in the November 18 Anambra gubernatorial election. The State’s Coordinator of NYSC,  Ebenezer Olawale, who dropped the hint while addressing journalists in Awka, said the data of corps members had already been transmitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in that respect. “As we all know, […]

4,500 APC, GPN members defect to NNPP in Bauchi

Some 4,500 members of the ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) and Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) have defected to the New Nigeria People Party (NNPP) in Bauchi. According to them, their defection on Saturday to the new party is aimed at dislodging  the ruling  APC in the state in 2019. The defectors, led by a […]

2019: Finally, APC Holds National Convention in November

NEC, Caucus Meetings, next month …Allays fears over NWC wielding more powers Constitutional amendment proposals: …NWC to have powers to discipline members …Advisory Council to replace Board of Trustees, BoT …Defectors no more eligible to contest elections until after 1 yr membership By Omeize Ajayi After its repeated inability to convene its mid-term non elective […]

PDP suspends former chairman for 4 years

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday suspended the former chairman of the party in Anambra State, Ken Emeakayi. The suspension which takes immediate effect will last for a period of four years. In Augusts, National Caretaker Committee of the PDP suspended Emeakayi for a month over alleged act of indiscipline. Dayo Adeyeye, the party’s […]

2019: Convention to make or mar PDP — Adeniran, Mantu

From left: Former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu; National Chairmanship Aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Tunde Adeniran; Director -General of Prof. Tunde Adeniran Campaign Organisation, Shehu Gabam; and former Minister of Education, Adamu Waziri, during Prof. Adeniran’s declaration for the National Chairmanship position of PDP in Abuja yesterday Photo: NAN PDP leaders have […]

Restructuring: Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara support devolution of powers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States, yesterday, agreed to support devolution of powers in the country. They said the Federal Government should transfer some aspects of health, transport, fire service among others to the states while it focuses on defence, foreign affairs, security and currency. This was the position of […]

NNPP promises not to impose candidates in Bauchi polls

New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) Bauchi State chapter has promised to elect it’s candidates for elective positions and will not impose candidates on its members‎ in 2019. The State Secretary of the Party Mahmood Baba Ma’aji disclosed this in Bauchi Sunday after the collation of the result of the party’s Local Government congress held in the […]