Tuesday July 07, 2020 1:03 AM

Interview

I will emerge new Governor of Edo, Obaseki’s exit good for APC- Ize-Iyamu

In this interview, with one of the Edo State’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants in this week’s primary election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, explains why he hopes to be elected the party’s standard bearer in this year’s election, The Nation reports WHAT is the state of your mind as the APC primary approaches on Monday? I am relaxed and confident. ...

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We won’t allow Oshiomhole to ‘hand over’ Edo to PDP like Zamfara- Charles Idahosa

Chief Charles Idahosa is a former Commissioner for Information and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state. He spoke with reporters on the antagonistic agitations for direct and indirect primary in the chapter, The Nation reports. As one of the major stakeholders in the state, what is your position on the thorny issue of primary in Edo ...

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FG Vs Shiites: My brother deserves predicaments he is facing, he is at fault- El-Zakzaky’s brother

Sheikh Mohammed Yakoob is a brother to the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzakyon. He talks about El-Zakzaky’s childhood, how he became a Shiite, and why he abandoned his brother in his trying time, The Punch reports. You’re Ibrahim El-Zakzaky’s brother, what kind of person was he as a young man? My brother, El-Zakzaky, and I ...

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Ambode will lead my campaign, play all the important roles- Sanwo-Olu

Against the run of play, former Lagos State Commissioner for Establishment Pensions and Training, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, emerged as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this wide-ranging interview with selected journalists, he speaks on several critical issues facing the state. Wale Ajetunmobi was there. You defeated Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in the APC primaries that would have earned ...

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Nigeria’s security, economy supercede my re-election ambition, Buhari tells May

Muhammadu Buhari , the President of Nigeria has stated that Nigeria's security and economy supersedes his re-election ambition.

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Rep who dumped APC finally joins PDP

Members of the opposition, People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), in the House of Representatives, on Thursday, jubilated over the announcement by a lawmaker, Jagaba Adams, (Kagarko/Kachia) of Kaduna state, when he said that he was now with the opposition, instead of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) where he won his seat. Jagaba, while contributing to a motion of urgent public ...

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PDP: APC should go out and ask Nigerians if they feel better than 2015?

The People Democratic Party (PDP), has berated the Federal Government for reeling out statistics on economic development instead of matching it with action. The party’s Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbodiyan charged the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to go out and sample the opinion of people if their lives have improved since 2015 or otherwise when he featured on Politics Today ...

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APGA welcomes INEC’s decision to go ahead with Anambra Central Senatorial re-run

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its decision to go ahead with the proposed January 13 Anambra Central Senatorial rerun election. National Publicity Secretary of APGA, Ifeatu Obi-Okoye on Friday in Awka, said that INEC had demonstrated “constitutionality and character’’ on the matter. Obi-Okoye said the decision of INEC to obey ...

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Police deploy 4,300 men for Anambra Senatorial re-run, warn trouble makers

The Nigeria Police Force said 4,300 policemen have been deployed for the Anambra Central Senatorial District election rerun holding on Saturday. The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Garba Umar, disclosed this at a press conference in Awka. He said three policemen would man each of the 1,448 polling units in the seven Local Government Areas involved. The Police Commissioner also ...

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INEC issues Certificates of Registration to 21 new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja presented Certificates of Registration to the 21 newly registered political parties. The registration of the 21 new political parties was approved by the Commission on December 14, 2017, bringing the number of registered parties in the country to 68. The political parties are All Blending Party (ABP), All Grassroots Alliance ...

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