Lawmaker promises APC befitting secretariat in Kwara

Rep. Tunji Ajuloopin, member representing Ekiti/Isin/Irepodun/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency of Kwara, has promised a befitting party secretariat for the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Irepodun local government area of the state. Ajuloopin made the promise in Omu-Aran, the headquarters of the local government, on Friday during an expanded meeting of the party. The lawmaker said that […]

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Ondo 2020: Jedege advises citizens to reject violent politicians with votes

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has appealed to his teeming supporters across the state not to allow unprovoked attacks from the ruling party to deter them from coming out to vote on Oct. 10. Jedege disclosed this on Friday in Oba-Akoko in Akoko South-West Local Government area. […]

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D-Day: Anxiety As 1.7m Edo Voters Elect Governor

Over 1.7 million voters will today (Saturday 19, 2020) cast votes to elect the governor of Edo State for the next four years. Incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 12 other candidates are participating in the election. Of the 14 candidates eyeing […]

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Edo Election: Yiaga Africa to adopt PVT methodology to check credibility of election results

By Angela Atabo Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation says it plans to deploy its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology to assess the credibility of the Sept. 19, Edo Governorship poll. Mr Samson Itodo, Executive Director, Yiaga Africa said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. He said the group through its Watching The […]

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Plateau APC Members Accuse Lalong Of Nepotism

The Plateau Rescue Front (PRF) has accused Governor Simon Bako Lalong of being nepotistic and unjust in steering the affairs of the state. The group, which claimed to be stakeholders in the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), also alleged that there was no meaningful development in the state since the governor assumed […]

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Towards a peaceful governorship election in Edo

A News Analysis by Emmanuel Oloniruha, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Unarguably, peaceful and credible elections are essential tools for democracy to thrive. Political analysts believe that peaceful and credible polls stimulate positively on the people, the economy, democracy and good governance. They, however, identified the broad consequences of electoral violence to include diminished trust […]

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Edo Polls: Group canvasses large voter turnout

A Socio-political group, Edo Across Borders (EAB), has charged Edo people, especially the electorate not to entertain fears of violence, but to massively come out and vote for Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu (POI), during state governorship election on Sept.19. Ize-Iyamu is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress Party (APC), who is promising to revitalise all […]

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Uproar In APC Over ‘Plot’ To Shift Convention

The APC had proposed to organise an elective national convention this year at which a new crop of National Working Committee (NWC) members of the party would emerge. But credible sources told our correspondent on Sunday that some party stalwarts were planning a revolt if the decision to shift the convention later than December 2020, […]

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Edo 2020: Senate committee on INEC warns against violence

By Nefishetu Yakubu The Senate committee on Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC), on Sunday warned political actors in Edo against violence during the Sept. 19, governorship polls in the state. Its chairman, Sen Kabiru Gaya, handed down the warning when the committee visited the commission’s office in Benin. Gaya said that the committee was in […]

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Tambuwal 2023: Facts are many, but the truth is one, by Nafi’u Lema

The truth of the matter is, the popularity and wide acceptance of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal is increasing by the day. The acknowledged bridge builder, and the overwhelming support the unifier is enjoying from different angles of Nigeria is splendidly an indication that citizens are ready to embrace him as their true hope. Happily, this […]

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