Thursday February 21, 2019 8:15 PM

Interview

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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Presidency urges Senate to lift embargo on screening nominees

The Presidency has urged the Senate to lift the embargo on confirmation of nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari. It would be recalled that the Senate, on July 4, 201 resolved to suspend all issues relating to confirmation of nominees submitted by the Executive over what it termed as a move to reduce its legislative powers. The Senators ...

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APC to review its performance in 2017 Anambra governorship election

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) John Odigie-Oyegun, has inaugurated a four-man strategic Committee to review the party`s performance in the November 2017 Anambra governorship election. Inaugurating the committee on Monday in Abuja, Odigie-Oyegun said the South-East and the South-South zones were critical to the party and the nation as they had contributed immensely to the country’s development and ...

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Board appointments: APC not involved in final selection, says Odigie-Oyegun

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, has exonerated the party from the appointment of dead persons as Chairmen and Members of Boards of Government Parastatals and Agencies. Odigie-Oyegun told journalits in Abuja that the party’s leadership was not involved in the final compilation of the list. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, ...

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