Politics

Edo APC Crisis: Gov Ganduje Heads Five-Member Fact-Finding Committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Governor of Kano State, Alh. Abdullahi Ganduje to head the Party’s five-member factfinding committee for the APC chapter in Edo State. Other members of the committee are: Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari; former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi; former governor of Borno State ...

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Thugs Burn Kogi PDP Women Leader Alive 

. Gunshots, terror, fear, anarchy rule state  Kogi State is witnessing a rein of fear and anarchy at the moment. Daily Sun reports that sporadic gunshots could be heard ringing out from major towns in the state, forcing peace-loving citizens to continue to live in fear and anguish. There is terror in land, walking on all fours. On Monday afternoon, ...

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Bello Wins Kogi Gov Election

PDP refuses to sign results The Independent National Electoral Commission has officially declared the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello, as the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State. Announcement of the result was put on hold on Sunday evening after results in 19 out of the 21 council areas were released by INEC. The commission said they were still awaiting results from ...

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APC’s Lyon Wins Gov Election In Bayelsa, Bello Set To Win In Kogi

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, has won the governorship election held in the state on Saturday. He defeated his closest rival, Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party in six of the eight local government areas of the state while Diri won in two local governments. Lyon’s victory marks the first ...

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Bayelsa/Kogi Elections: SERAP Seeks ICC Probe Of APC, PDP Officials Over Violence

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption, violence, and killings during elections in Nigeria, most recently in Bayelsa and Kogi states, and the repeated failure of the Nigerian authorities to address the crimes amount to violence against Nigerians and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of ...

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Kogi/Bayelsa Gov Election: Collation Underway Amid Reports Of Violence

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has begun collation of governorship election results in Kogi and Bayelsa states, reminding its officials of their oath of neutrality and the need to discharge their duties accordingly. National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Barr Festus Okoye, in a preliminary statement issued Saturday night in Abuja added ...

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Bayelsa/Kogi Elections: Bello, Wada, Diri, Lyon In Fierce Battle

The candidates of  the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party  for the governorship polls in Bayelsa and Kogi states will engage in a fierce battle in at least eight local government areas considered to be  the battleground places for  today’s election. According to Saturday PUNCH findings, the two leading  parties may coast to victory in no fewer than 21 ...

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Anambra Needs Governors With Laudable Ideas, Says Ezeemo

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Mr.Godwin Chukwunenye Ezeemo, an industrialist and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed a feeling of empathy for the citizens of Anambra state. Ezeemo said that the people were currently suffering acute unemployment under the present APGA-led state government, claiming that as an employer of labour with over 4000 workers in his employ, he would ...

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‘Promotions In Security Forces Rapaciously Breach Secularism And Pluralism Of Nigeria’

The authorities of the Nigerian Air Force, the Police Service Commission and the Nigeria Police Force will soon hear from the Int’l Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law (Intersociety) concerning gross lopsidedness in the recent promotions in the Nigerian Air Force and the Nigeria Police Force. “We shall no longer allow a situation whereby such promotions rapaciously breach ...

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Anti Hate Speech Bill: Stop This Folly, Atiku Cautions

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, “wishes to sound a note of caution to those now toying with the idea of an Anti Hate Speech Bill, with punishment for supposed Hate Speech to be death by hanging. The contemplation of such laws is in itself not just hate speech, but an abuse ...

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