Politics

APC Affirms Buhari As Presidential Candidate

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially secured the ticket as the standard-bearer of the All Progressives Congress Party in the 2019 Presidential election. President Buhari garnered 14,842,072 million votes from party members in 26 States across the country and the FCT during the nationwide presidential direct primaries to win the ticket. In his acceptance speech, the President thanked party members for ...

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Delegates Begin Voting At PDP Convention

Delegates have started voting at the national convention of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt Rivers State. Accredited 3,274 delegates will pick a presidential candidate for the party. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that one hundred and six delegates from Abia State led the voting followed by Adamawa delegates. The election is being closely monitored by ...

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Presidential Primary: Delegates Receive $9,000 Each As Saraki, Atiku, Tambuwal Divide PDP Leaders

Aspirants’ marathon meeting delays convention Members of the Peoples Democratic Party, who were fortunate to be delegates at the party’s national convention which held in Port Harcourt on Saturday, have described the exercise as worthy. This is because, they were said to have received thousands of dollars as bribes from some presidential aspirants. As early as Saturday morning, some of ...

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Godfathers Have Hijacked Democracy, Says Bode George

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, says Nigeria’s democracy is now under threat due to the activities of godfathers all over the country. In a statement on Friday, titled, ‘We must respect the will of the people’, Geoge said, “Our democracy which has been sustained for almost 20 years is now wobbly, unsteady, ...

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Chris Uba Regrets PDP’s Rejection Of His Requests To Protect Godfathers In Party’s Constitution

…speaks on why he is contesting Anambra South Senatorial seat against his brother  The Anambra South senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in next year’s general elections, Chief Chris Uba, on Friday said he was contesting the senatorial  seat against his elder brother, Andy Uba, of the All Progressives Congress, because he would not want him (Andy) to overstay ...

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5 Imo APC Governorship Aspirants Align With Sen. Uzodinma

Five All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants in Imo State have declared support for Sen. Hope Uzodinma, the declared winner of the Imo State governorship primary election conducted on Oct. 1 by the Ahmed Gulak Election Committee. The aspirants made this known in a communique read by one of them and current Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, ...

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APC NWC Dissolves Zamfara State Party Executive

Warns Gov Yari To Stay Clear Of Primaries In The State The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled the Party executives in Zamfara State at all levels. By this decision all supposed Party factions in Zamfara State stand dissolved. The NWC-inaugurated committee for Zamfara State is to conduct the Governorship and Legislative primaries in ...

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How Agbaje Won PDP Gov Primary, Plots To Beat Sanwo-Olu In Lagos

Mr Jimi Agbaje was on Friday declared winner of the governorship primary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Agbaje, who was the party’s standard-bearer in the 2015 election, will be taking another shot at the Lagos oval house come 2019. He will face Babajide Sanwo-Olu, candidate of the ruling ...

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APGA Produces 2 Governorship Candidates In Abia

Dr. Alex Otti and Chief Chike Udensi, have emerged candidates of the governorship parallel primaries of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia for the 2019 general elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the candidates emerged in the parallel delegate elections held on Friday in Umuahia. While Otti’s faction held its primary at the party secretariat located ...

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Port Harcourt Ready For PDP Convention

Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital is agog as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to hold its national convention to choose its Presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the PDP had slated its 2018 National convention in Port Harcourt for the 6th and 7th Oct., 2018 to choose its Presidential candidate ...

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