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Monthly Archives: January 2018

2019 elections won’t stop delivery of projects – Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the upcoming 2019 General Elections will not stall the delivery of projects in the state. He stated that he would remain focused on the completion of ongoing projects, while new projects would be initiated after inspecting ongoing projects in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas. He also noted that the administration would ...

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Police advise Kwankwaso against planned visit to Kano

The Police Command, in Kano State, has advised Rabi’u Kwankwaso to suspend his proposed visit to Kano State on January 30. The State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Yusuf, gave the advice while briefing journalists in Kano, on Friday. He said, the advice was necessary in view of the tension generated by the planned visit, among the people of the state. ...

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Ajimobi says he won’t impose anyone on Oyo residents

Oyo Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has promised residents of the state that he will not impose anyone as the next governor ahead of the 2019 general elections. The governor made this known during the inauguration of Oyo State Market Leaders Council in Ibadan. He, however, disclosed that his concern was to have a successor who will build on the feats recorded ...

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Ekweremadu to Buhari: Jonathan put Nigeria on world map, do same through credible elections

Deputy Senate President , Ike Ekweremadu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that his administration conducted free, fair and credible general elections in 2019. A statement by his Special Adviser (Media), Uche Anichukwu, in Abuja n Friday said that Ekweremadu made the call at the Parliament of the United Kingdom in London. In a lecture on “African Politics: The Dynamics ...

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Obasanjo’s letter can’t change mind of northerners on Buhari’s re-election – Lawmaker

Ali Wakili (APC-Bauchi South) has stated that former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter will not weaken chances of President Muhammadu Buhari come 2019 when he will be seeking reelection. Wakili said nobody, including Obasanjo, could change the minds of northerners on Buhari. “Unfortunately for him, he cannot change the minds of average northerners on President Buhari. “There is no candidate in ...

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I remain focused in spite of coming elections – Ambode

Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that his administration would remain focused on all its development plans and programmes in the state, in spite of the coming elections. Ambode made the declaration while declaring open a three-day retreat for members of the state Executive Council and Body of Permanent Secretaries with the theme, “Effective Strategic Planning for an Emerging Smart ...

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Jega urge INEC, on being wary of volunteers during elections

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has warned the commission to be wary of volunteers during elections. He has also expressed anxiety that some corrupt politicians were devising ways of compromising students and corps members being used for elections. He observed that politicians were sniffing around campuses to compromise lecturers being used as electoral ...

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Ganduje, Kwankwaso to hold rallies as Lado join APC

Two parallel rallies are set to be held by senior leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) headed by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, former Governor and now serving Senator. The Ganduje-led faction of the APC will tomorrow officially receive Basheer Garba Lado, a Senator and over 100,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). On ...

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Nigerian seats on gunpowder if youths are not constructively engaged in politics – Jega

The Former chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega has given out some useful information ahead of the 2019 elections explaining why youths must be constructively engaged in politics. Jega, who was a guest speaker at an event at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), on Thursday, delivered a lecture on the need for volunteers in Nigeria’s electoral process ...

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Shittu’s bringing campaign for Buhari height of sycophancy – Yoruba elders

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has lambasted the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, for distributing campaign materials of President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock. Politico.ng reports that Shittu brought the campaign materials (caps) to Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. He wore one of the caps, which had the logo of the All Progressives Congress and the inscription ...

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