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Monthly Archives: May 2020

PDP sweeps all seats as APC boycotts Benue council polls

The People Democratic Party (PDP) has won all seats at Benue State council polls. It also declared the 276 PDP councillorship candidates in the 23 local government areas as winners of the election, which he said only five political parties participated. Announcing the results at BSIEC office in Makurdi on Sunday, BSIEC, through its Chairman said the election was free ...

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Your govt will be in crisis, you may lose another close aide,” Prophet Ayodele tells Buhari

The leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be prayeful so as not to lose another aide. In his latest prophecy, he also warned the new Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari to be prayerful. He said Gambari will step on toes because he wants to change things and some ...

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Covid-19 won’t truncate electoral process, all elections will hold- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given the assurance that coronavirus pandemic will not affect Nigeria’s electoral process INEC has vowed that all elections will go on as scheduled despite the Coronavirus scare, adding that “while the Commission takes the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, our democracy and electoral process cannot be truncated for this reason, particularly because health authorities have ...

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Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu names those made him main challenger of Obaseki

Osagie Ize-Iyamu has thanked  those who made him emerge as the main aspirant to challenge Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, for the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the September governorship election. Recall that recently, Ize-Iyamu emerged the consensus aspirant Adams Oshiomhole-led faction of APC Subsequently, he picked up the expression of interest and nomination forms ...

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Alleged Exam Malpractices: Court discharges ‘dancing Senator’ Ademola Adeleke

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled in favour of former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke in the alleged examination malpractices trial involving him and four others. The ex-Senator is the younger brother of late Isiake Adeleke, first civilian Governor of Osun State. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling on Friday, said he was ...

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“Buhari’s mission is to steal, kill and destroy,” says Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has painted a gloomy picture of five years of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as “disastrous.” Responding to Special Adviser to Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Fani-Kayode, on his verified twitter handle, said Buhari’s emergence has plunged the nation into deeper abyss. Adeshina, through his weekly column had said that ...

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$5.5bn Fresh Loan Request: Buhari has placed Nigeria for sale at international market- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for requesting fresh loan of $5.5 billion from different international financial institutions. According to PDP, Buhari have placed the nation and her people on the international auction market.b In a statement on Thursday by the spokesman for the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, flayed the President’s decision to take a fresh $5.513 ...

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Ogun PDP Crisis: Kashamu accuses Dayo of selling out PDP for monetary gain

The crisis rocking the People Democratic Party in Ogun is getting worse as the 2019 gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has accused the party’s former state chairman, Chief Bayo Dayo, of selling out the party for financial gains. Kashamu, who said this on Wednesday in a press release during a press ...

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Edo 2020: Obaseki’s faction spits fire, says “Abuja” can’t APC’s candidate

Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said that ‘Abuja’ cannot determine who will represent APC in the upcoming general election in the state. He dismissed reports that the Edo State chapter of the party had  chosen a consensus candidate in Abuja. In a statement, Osagie said the responsibility for selecting ...

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We will ‘capture’ Lagos in 2023, our strategies will work- PDP

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to take power from the governorship election and other polls in 2023, The parry added  that their strategies being put in place would surely work. Spokesman Taofik Gani said the party has started strategising to wrest power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), He told newsmen that ...

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