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Group says Edo election is credible

  Bukola Afeni Leading Civil Right Movement, and foremost pro-democracy think tank, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has rated the conduct and outcome of the September 19, 2020, Governorship election in Edo State as relatively credible. The Centre while briefing Journalist in Abuja, noted that the election was …

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Edo election: Okowa congratulate Obaseki on his re- election

  Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa,  the Delta State Governor has  congratulated his Edo state counterpart, Mr Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu, on their re-election. Obaseki, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was announced winner of Saturday’s Governorship election in the state by Independent National Electoral …

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More trouble for Oshiomhole in New Year

Few hours to the New Year, more troubles seem to be coming the way of the embattled National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole. A chieftain of the APC, Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto, vowed on Sunday that he would stage “a massive Oshiomhole Must Go Protest nationwide’’ early in the New …

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‘Overpaid, Pampered Lawmakers’: Nigerians Mock Senate President Lawan Over ‘Sacrifice’ Made By Lawmakers On Ministerial Screening

“Give me 1/3 of your salary and I’d work till midnight,” a Nigerian on Twitter said. Nigerians on social media have replied Ahmad Lawan, Nigeria’s Senate President, over his tweets praising lawmakers for making some “sacrifice” by adding extra days more for the screening of the incoming minister before they …

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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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