Politics

APC May Zone Deputy Senate President, Majority Leader To South-South, North-Central

There are strong indications that the All Progressives Congress National Working Committee may have zoned the positions of the Deputy Senate President and  Senate Majority Leader  to the South-South and North-Central respectively. Investigations by Saturday PUNCH revealed that the party through its 21-member NWC had also zoned the Deputy Majority Leader post to the South-East while the Chief Whip and ...

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PDP’s Fintiri Wins Adamawa Governorship Election

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ahmadu Fintiri, has been declared winner of the Adamawa State governorship election. The Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Andrew Haruna, declared the result on Friday morning in Yola after the supplementary election in 44 polling units across 14 local government areas of the state. Haruna said Fintiri polled 376,552 votes to defeat incumbent ...

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We Don’t Need PDP, Our Decision On Lawan Final – APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress on Wednesday said only the decision on the party’s preferred candidate for the position of the Senate President for the 9th Assembly had been taken. It said the zoning formula for the remaining positions in the Senate and those in the House of Representatives was still being worked out. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr ...

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Orji Kalu To APC: Make Me Deputy, Or I’ll Vie For Senate Presidency

A former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has said that unless the ruling All Progressives Congress makes him the Deputy President of the Senate, he will fight to become the Senate President. He said this while indicating his interest to contest for the position of Deputy Senate President in the soon-to-be constituted 9th National Assembly. Kalu also wants ...

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Appeal Court Grants PDP, Atiku Permission To Serve Petition On Buhari Through APC

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday granted permission to the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to serve their petition challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 election, on President Muhammadu Buhari through substituted means. A three-man bench which sat in a “pre-hearing session” of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, granted the request ...

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Buhari’s Victory Threatened As Presidential Candidate Asks Court To Order Fresh Elections

Fresh troubles have emerged for President Muhammadu Buhari as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement, Pastor Aminchi Habu, and the party have sued the President, the Independent National Electoral Commission and the All Progressives Congress. Habu is also the Coordinator, Northern Evangelism, The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministries. The cleric, who dragged the three respondents before the Presidential ...

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Secondus Kicks As APC Wants PDP Leaders Arrested For ‘Illegal Access’ To INEC Server

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council on Monday asked the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Services to invite, interrogate and possibly prosecute leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party over what it described as their illegal access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The organisation’s Director, Strategic Communications, Festus Keyamo (SAN), made the ...

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Bauchi Governor Congratulates Gov-Elect, Bala Mohammed

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has congratulated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Bala Mohammed, on his victory at the recently concluded governorship election in the state. In a congratulatory message signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Strategy, Ali M. Ali, the Governor expressed his satisfaction with the process. He said, “I wish to congratulate the ...

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Declare Bala Mohammed Bauchi Governor-Elect Without Further Delay — Peter Obi Charges INEC

…felicitates with Tambuwal, Ortom on re-election Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has felicitated with Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Samuel Ortom of Benue State, both of whom won re-election during last Saturday’s supplementary governorship elections. “These victories, which I expected and which are well-deserved, are in recognition ...

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