Monthly Archives: January 2024

APC suspends Benue Chairman over alleged anti-party activities

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State, Mr Augustine Agada, has been suspended by the leadership of the party in his Ward. The development followed an allegation of anti-party activity levelled against him by Comrade Dan Onjeh, the party’s 2023 Senatorial candidate for Benue Zone C. Recall that Onjeh recently petitioned the National Chairman of the party, ...

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Supreme Court upholds gov Fintiri’s election

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, upheld the election of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State. The apex court, in a unanimous decision by a five-member panel, dismissed as lacking in merit an appeal the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, Senator Aisha Dahiru, popularly known as Binani, filed to challenge the outcome of the governorship election that was held ...

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Dele Alake denies nursing governorship ambition

Minister of Solid Minerals, Dele Alake has rubbished reports that he is planning to vie for the governorship in Ekiti State. The minister said he has no interest to run for governorship election in Ekiti State, either now or in the future. This is contained in a statement issued by Segun Tomori, Special Assistant on Media to the Minister of ...

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Edo Guber: PDP clears 20 aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared 10 aspirants for the 22 February governorship primary election in Edo State. The PDP National Organising Secretary, Umar Bature, said this when he spoke with reporters on Tuesday in Abuja. He said that the aspirants had been presented with the party’s Provisional Clearance Certificates at the PDP national headquarters in Abuja. The aspirants ...

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Lagos Bye-election: Group declares support for Aguda

Ahead of the Saturday’s bye-election for House of Representatives, Surulere federal constituency of Lagos State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Professionals Council has thrown its weight behind the candidate of their party, Fuad Kayode Laguda. The council assured Lagos electorate that he would build on the legacy of the immediate-past representative, Femi Gbajabiamila who was appointed by President Bola Tinubu ...

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Edo 2024: I disagree with Obaseki’s leadership style- Akpata

A governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Edo State, Olumide Akpata, has debunked rumours that he is a representative of the state governor, Godwin Obaseki in the governorship race. The aspirant said he disagrees with the governor’s style of governance which he said lacks empathy and compassion. Akpata stated this in an interview with Arise Television on Tuesday. The ...

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Yahaya Bello denies campaigning for APC chairmanship

The immediate past governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has denied campaigning for the post of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying “the insinuation is infantile, false and should be disregarded.” Bello made this known in a press release by his media office to refute the claims that he wanted to unseat the APC National Chairman, ...

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Future generations won’t forgive Senators if they fail- Akpabio

President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has said history and future generations will not forgive senators if they fail to address issues confronting Nigerians. Akapbio said senators have the opportunity to write their names in the annals of history. Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly during the resumed plenary session, the senate president urged the lawmakers to work ...

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PDP instrumental to my political success- Fubara

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara has attributed his elevation and eventual triumph in his current political journey to divine intervention through his party. Fubara emphasized that he was first promoted by God, who later stirred the hearts of the leaders and members of his political party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to agree on presenting him as their governorship candidate ...

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Edo: PDP vows to conduct acceptable and fair primary election

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has vowed to ensure that the Edo governorship primary election is free, fair and credible. The chairman of the screening committee for the primaries and Governor of Plateau State, Caleb Mutfwang, stated this while addressing PDP aspirants at the National Headquarters in Abuja. “We appreciate the concerns that you all have expressed in asking for ...

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