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Group decries low representation of women in politics

            Nigerian Women has decried the low representation of women in politics, as the number of women elected has taken a downward trend. The President, Women in Politics Forum, Barrister. Ebere Ifendu made the remarks in Abuja at the National Conference on Women’s Political Participation …

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Senate president election was free, fair, says Ndume

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) on Tuesday described the conduct of the senate president election for the 9th National Assembly as “free and fair.” Ndume, who made the remark while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after the poll in Abuja, said the election was not a fight but a contest. The …

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Retired army general joins Kogi guber race

A retired army general, Major General Patrick Ademu Akpa, has joined the race to Lugard House, in Kogi State. Akpa, from Kogi East, said he is in the race following calls from his people to deliver them from bad leadership. According to a statement from his media office, the leaders …

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Profile of Dakuku Peterside

Ama Opusenibo Dakuku Adolphus Peterside is the current Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency since March 2016. NIMASA is a Nigeria federal government agency which is responsible for the promotion of indigenous shipping and regulation of shipping as well as enforcement of the cabotage law. Early life …

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58 APC senators backing Lawan – Kalu

former Abia State governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) senator-elect Orji Uzor Kalu says that all the 58 progressive senators-elect and the only Young Progressive Party (YPP) senator-elect are backing Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan. Lawan is seeking to occupy the Senate President’s seat when the Ninth National Assembly opens on …

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Oshiomhole can’t run APC – Oyegun

A former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has hit hard on Adams Oshiomhole, accusing him of being incapable of running the APC. Mr Oshiomhole, a former governor of Edo State, succeeded Mr Odigie-Oyegun as the APC national chairman. The APC’s political fortune has dwindled across …

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Kogi guber: APC forum rejects Yahaya Bello

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Aspirants’ Forum, Kogi Chapter, on Monday rejected the candidature of Gov. Yahaya Bello of the state for a second term in office over alleged bad leadership and non-performance. This was made known in a communique issued by the forum at the end of its meeting …

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Elections :PWAN assures safety of Nigerians

  Bukola Afeni In view of the forthcoming general elections, Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN ) and its participating security agencies have reassured Nigerians that there would be a hitch free general election and that the safety of all citizens, observers and participants are guaranteed before, during and after the …

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CODE launches real time situation technology for 2019 elections

  Bukola Afeni As part of measures geared towards ensuring transparency and accountability during the forthcoming general elections, Connected Development has launched a real time (Web based Map) situation technology called Uzabe, which will observe and report the presidential and gubernatorial elections, as it is happening. The Head of Missions …

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Obong Ekere And His Bazooka For Akwa Ibom

At a first and casual glance, Obong Nsima Ekere’s ( Akwa Ibom State APC Standard Bearer) policy document of five broad areas of focus may appear a rather huge ambition. And, more so, to the atavistic pessimists in our midst, an undoable deal. But as you settle down to read …

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Ekere: described Akpabio as a “total APC party man”

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom, Nsima Ekere, has said that he was confident that Senator Godswill Akpabio will not betray the party by working for other candidates. Ekere spoke with reporters immediately after a meeting with the party’s National Working Committee, NWC, in …

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Udom; the Worst Ingrates – Akpabio

Discloses he emerged Governor despite not being member a party member By Augustine Akpan Senator Godswill Akpabio has described his estranged godson, Deacon Udom Emmanuel as the worst ingrate he has ever met in life. Taking a swipe at Gov Udom Emmanuel over what he perceived as his hypocritical campaign …

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Diasporans support Atiku’s campaign

  The Atiku Diaspora Support Group (ADSG) said his Excellency, Atiku Abubakar is the only candidate that will boldly support restructuring which is the long standing desire of Nigerians. While noting that he is one of the few that can sustain democratic processes and institution in the country. The Coordinator …

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Buhari may lose Christian votes in Kwara state -CAN

  The Kwara State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari and by extension, the All Progressives Congress (APC) may lose the votes of Christians in Ekiti, Oke-Ero, Irepodun and Isin Federal Constituency of Kwara State in the 2019 general election Irritated by …

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Akwa Abasi Ibom State Know Your Next Governor

Opinion: A Visionary Leader, Determined, A Perfectionist, Genuine, Reliable, Responsive, Patient And Humble. Nsima Udo Ekere BSc. (Hons.) FNIVS; IRRV (London); SCV (USA), Hon. Doctor of Management Science, FUTO. Nsima Udo Ekere, 53, is an entrepreneur and innovative thinker with a short but impactful public service career. Since stepping unto …

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Akwa Ibom Governorship: Why Obong Nsima Ekere

By Ofonime Honesty The Akwa Ibom polity is saturated with talk of the 2019 governorship election. The political players in collaboration with the masses are busy strategizing and restrategizing. And the status quo would remain till after the poll. These are certainly interesting times. The four year validity of the …

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