Lagos records 6.6m voters

Voters in queue By Yemi Adeleye Lagos State has recorded 6, 609, 115 residents who are eligible to vote in the 2019 general elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) reports that the state has 245 Registration Areas (Wards), 8,462 polling units, and 3669 voting points across the 20 Local Governments. Mr. Sam Olumekun, the […]

1 killed as APC, PDP supporters clash in Sokoto

A 22-year-old man died yesterday as supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and that of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) clashed at Gawon Nama area of Sokoto State. The deceased who was identified as Imrana Ahmad Alkanchi was said to have been hit by a stray bullet at the scene of the clash. It […]

Oshiomhole: A party leader on hot seat

With the dust raised by the controversial primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yet to settle, its national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, appears to be on a hot seat as accusing fingers are being pointed at him. Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, was unhappy with the manner in which some of the primaries of […]

APC suspends vice chairman, inaugurates 3-man disciplinary committee

Comrade Mustapha Salihu The secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, North East Zone, Abubakar Ajiya, on Saturday announced the suspension of Mustapha Salihu, the Zonal chairman of the zone. Mr Ajiya, in a letter addressed to Mr Salihu through the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, entitled; “Re: Letter of Vote of No […]

‘Atiku is not corrupt’

Atiku The governorship candidate of the National Rescue Movement (NRM),Senator Seidu Dansadau has said that the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is not corrupt. Atiku, who is the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democracy Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, has been accused of several corrupt allegations. But Dasadau, who is also the National […]

APC appoints new spokesperson

Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC’s new spokesperson. [PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed Lanre Issa-Onilu as its new national spokesperson. The appointment was made Friday evening by the National Working Committee of the APC in Abuja. Although a formal announcement is yet to be made, Mr Issa-Onilu confirmed his appointment to PREMIUM […]

Amosun, Yari meet Buhari again over primaries

Governor Amosun: sees President Buhari over Ogun primaries By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara and Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Unconfirmed reports said Amosun has threatened to dump the All Progressives Congress for Accord Party over the outcome […]

Atiku, Obi, Obasanjo not threat to Buhari

Buhari, formally declared APC presidential candidate by Adams Oshiomhole and Mai Mala Bunu The pick of Mr Peter Obi, former Anambra Governor as running mate to Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for 2019 election, is inconsequential. Also the gang up with his long-time foe, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, will take Abubakar […]