Arrested INEC staff: APC tells police to deepen investigation

The  All Progressive Congress, APC, Akwa Ibom State chapter has alleged that the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, is trying to sabotage police investigation on an alleged illegal possession of card readers by an INEC staff The Chairman of the party, Mr Ini Okopido made this known at the weekend during a press briefing at the […]

Atiku raises alarm over smear campaign

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has raised the alarm on alleged plans by “unscrupulous and anti-democratic elements to contrive skirmishes in the coming weeks aimed at smearing his personality”. Abubakar raised the alarm in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Mr Paul Ibe, on Friday in Abuja. Abubakar who […]

Election tribunal strikes-out PDP petition against APC in Bauchi

By Huseyn Abubakar Mbar The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi on Thursday struck-out a petition filed by Abdulhamid Rufai of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the victory of Danlami Kawule of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Rufai had on March 31, filed the petition before the tribunal, challenging  Kawule’s election […]

Okorocha’s certificate of return: Sen. Izunaso escapes prison

By Wandoo Sombo Sen. Osita Izunaso, the third defendant in the ongoing certificate of return suit filed by Gov.  Rochas Okorocha of Imo, narrowly escaped being sent to prison on Wednesday. Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja said that Izunaso ought to have been remanded in prison for putting up an attitude […]

APC chieftain attacks Governor El-Rufai over Godfatherism comment

APC chieftain attacks Governor El-Rufai over Godfatherism comment By Agency report | Published Date May 19, 2019 19:47 PM TwitterFacebookWhatsAppTelegram Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-rufai A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Mr Moshood Salvador, on Sunday, described a national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, as a gift not only to […]

Why it’s difficult to arrest, prosecute vote buyers – ICPC

By Harrison Arubu Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, the Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), says checking vote buying is a daunting task due to the large number of people involved in the act. Owasanoye stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in New York. According […]

Speakership: Nkeiruka’s campaign hits North East

In continuation of the campaign for the election of Mrs Nkeiruka Onyejeocha as the next speaker of the House of Representatives, a coalition of six northern groups arrived Maiduguri in the North East weekend. In a joint statement read by spokesperson of the groups Baba Kaka Zannah at a Press Conference in Maiduguri on Saturday, […]


The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress has settled for the Senator representing Delta Central , Ovie Omo – Agege , as the deputy Senate President for the Ninth National Assembly , Saturday PUNCH confirmed on Thursday . Although no official declaration has been made by the party, it was learnt that the senator […]


High hopes are being expressed by members of the ruling party in the two states where governorship elections will be conductedtowards the end of the year 2019.  The primary elections in those states are generating interest as more political gladiators are interested in flying the flag of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the two states in […]

Speakership: Lawmakers plot to secretly amend House rules

There is a plot to secretly amend the standing rules of the House of Representatives ahead of the inauguration of the 9th Assembly early next month, Daily Trust has learnt. The plot, it was gathered, is to tinker with the provisions for the election of the speaker and the deputy speaker so that the current […]