Politics

Obasanjo To Buhari: Nigeria Reaching A Tipping Point

…expresses worry about 4 calamities that may hit Nigeria Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday wrote an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying, “Nigeria is on the precipice and dangerously reaching a tipping point where it may no longer be possible to hold danger at bay”. Obasanjo in the letter released by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi ...

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We’ll Look At Merit Of Petitions Against Indirect Primaries In Kogi – APC

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has received petitions from some stakeholders in Kogi State in reaction to Indirect Primaries adopted for the election of the Party’s candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in the state. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said the NWC would look ...

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Bayelsa, Kogi APC Gov Aspirants To Pay N22.5m For Forms

…as party releases timetable for governorship election  In line with the provision of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the time-table and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2019 Governorship Primary Elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States. This is contained in a statement ...

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Presidential Election Tribunal: We Transmitted Election Results To INEC’s Server – Ad Hoc Workers

Atiku To Challenge Kano, Kebbi And Nine Other States’ Results Three Independent National Electoral Commission ad hoc workers, who testified before the presidential election petitions tribunal on Monday, said they transmitted the results of the election electronically into INEC’s server. INEC had declared Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of the February 23 election polling 15,191,847 votes ...

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Osun Governorship: APC Hails Supreme Court Ruling   

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the ruling of the Supreme Court affirming the election of Gboyega Oyetola as the Governor of Osun State. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said also congratulated Governor Oyetola and the Party’s Osun State chapter on successfully defending their mandate. “This ruling now cements the ...

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APGA National Chairmanship Tussle: Court Restrains Njoku

An Abuja High Court has restrained one Edozie Njoku from further parading himself as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). The court also restrained APGA as a party, from recognising the said Njoku as its National Chairman, until the determination of the substantive suit. The court also granted accelerated hearing to the substantive suit in view ...

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Senate Principal Officers Emerge

Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Tuesday announced the names of principal officers for the 9th Senate sent in by leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to him, the new Senate Leader is Senator Abdullahi Yahaya with Ajayi Boroffice as his deputy. Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe was also announced as the Minority Leader and Phillip ...

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Stop Collecting Pensions, SERAP Urges Orji Kalu, Goje, Okorocha, Others

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged all former governors now in the ninth Senate to “publicly commit to stop collecting pensions from their states while they serve as senators, return ‘pensions’ already collected to the public treasury, and push for the abolition of double emoluments laws for former governors and deputies in their states.” Several of the 36 states ...

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