APC governorship primary result sparks protest in Ebonyi

2 hours ago  0  112  0 Some members of the APC youth wing protesting at the party’s headquarters in Abuja, over imposition of some candidates By Douglas Okoro Protest erupted in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital on Wednesday following the outcome of All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary held on Sunday. Members of the APC  in Ebonyi, […]

Misau, Gamawa pick Bauchi PDP senatorial tickets

Senator Isah Hamma Misau picks senatorial ticket under PDP By Mohammed Ahmed Kaigama Senators Suleiman Gamawa and Isa Misau who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) recently, have picked the  party’s  senatorial tickets unopposed, Mr Wilson Iorshe, the Chairman of the election panel, has said. Iorshe announced this in Bauchi on Wednesday,  saying  Malam Garba […]

2019: Tambuwal meets Obasanjo, says Nigeria can still be rescued

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Tambuwal on Wednesday night met with former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, saying Nigeria can still be saved from the avalanche of challenges confronting the nation. He spoke with journalists shortly after a 30-minute closed door meeting with Obasanjo at his residence inside […]

Violence mars Zamfara APC governorship primaries

* exercise suspended in many places The governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in some wards and local government areas in Zamfara state have been suspended largely due to violence and delay in kicking off. The party’s primary was completely suspended in Anka local government and largely in Kaura Namoda and Birnin Magaji […]

Dogara returned as PDP’s sole candidate

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has been elected as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa federal constituency in the 2019 general elections. He was affirmed by the 325 delegates from the Bogoro, Dass and Tafawa Balewa local government areas. Out of the delegates, 115 are from Tafawa Balewa, while […]

APC Primaries: El-Rufai, Akeredolu meet Buhari

APC Primaries: El-Rufai, Akeredolu meet Buhari By Ismaila Chafe Gov. Nasir El-Rufai and his Ondo state counterpart, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Wednesday visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the visit of the two governors, who headed straight to the president’s office may not […]

Minister Khadija Ibrahim defeats son to clinch APC Reps ticket in Yobe

Khadija Bukar Ibrahim: defeats step son to pick Yobe House of Reps seat By Mohammed Mamman/Ahmed Abba Hajiya Khadija Ibrahim, minister of state foreign Affairs, has defeated her step son Mohammed Ibrahim to clinch the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket for Damaturu/Gulani/Gujba/Tarmuwa, Yobe federal constituency. Prof Abba Gambo, the returning officer of the election which […]

Zamfara: Incomplete election materials mar APC governorship primary

Zamfara: Incomplete election materials mar APC governorship primary Incomplete election materials especially ballot papers is hampering the smooth conduct of governorship primary election in Zamfara state Daily Trust has learnt. There is a massive turn out of voters in many wards but incomplete ballot papers and late arrival of the election materials has marred the […]

Lagos: Sanwo-Olu in, Ambode out

Sanwo-Olu defeats Ambode, emerges Lagos governorship candidate The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may have finally accepted the outcome of Tuesday’s governorship primary in Lagos state, putting to rest, the controversy surrounding the exercise. The Chairman of the Lagos State APC Governorship Primary, Mr. Clement Ebri, addressed the press on […]

Takai, Little, Doguwa others reject Kwankwasiyya-led PDP gov’ship primary

Abba Yusuf Gubernatorial aspirants of the PDP in Kano State have rejected the just concluded primary election conducted by the Kwankwasiyya-led faction of the party. Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, the son in law to former Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, yesterday emerged as the flag bearer of the of the party. Also, aspirants for House of […]