Friday January 24, 2020 3:01 AM

Politics

Imo: Supreme Court sheds more light on its judgement

The supreme court says it admitted election materials that Hope Uzodinma and the police tendered because the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Emeka Ihedioha failed to disprove them. INEC had declared Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as candidate with the highest number of votes in the March 8 election, but Uzodinma challenged that decision from tribunal till ...

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2023: Zoning of presidency to South East will fizzle out agitation for Biafra- Igbo group

Ndi-Igbo United Forum (NUF), a socio-political organisation, has urged on all political parties in the country to zone their presidential tickets to the South-East for the 2023 presidential poll. President-General of the group, Chief Godson Ezenagu, made the appeal in an interview with newsmen in Onitsha on Thursday. Ezenagu said zoning the tickets would engender peace, tranquility and development in ...

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Ganduje to Kwankaso: You are the most selfish person I have ever seen

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, has described Rabiu Kwankwaso, his predecessor, as the most selfish person he has ever seen. He made this remark While receiving some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Kwankwasiyya Movement who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, The Cable reports. Relationship between the duo went sour after Ganduje ...

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Akwa-Ibom rereun election must be itch-free, APC chieftain tells INEC

Mr Yekini Nabena, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that Saturday’s Akwa Ibom senatorial rerun election was hitch-free. Nabena, who made the call on Thursday while speaking with journalists in Abuja, also urged the state INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mike Igini, not to compromise or ...

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“We are celebrating PDP’s burial in Kano,” says APC as Ganduje receives defected PDP Chairman

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has urged supporters of Rabiu Musa Kwankaso to join hands with him in developing the state. He made the call on Wednesday night when he received the state Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Rabi’u Sulaiman-Bichi who defected from the PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Sulaiman-Bichi was at the Government ...

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Imo: “Reverse your judgement or incur God’s wrath”, Anglican Bishops tell Supreme Court Justices

Bishops of the Anglican Church in Nigeria have vowed not to accept the Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Imo state governor and installed Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking on behalf of the Bishops, the Archbishop of Enugu Province, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, said there was no way Imo ...

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Miyetti Allah lampoons Yorubas, says they are primitive in politics

Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, the socio-political group of Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria, has tongue-lashed Yorubas on the issue of Amotekun security outfit, saying that they are are politically primitive for supporting community policing group. National Secretary of the group, Alhassan Saleh, made the comments while speaking on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily. Saleh said support for the community policing initiative steaming ...

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Igbo Presidency: Ngige advises APGA to merge with APC

Dr. Chris Ngige, Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment, has advised Igbo nation what they must do to produce President in 2023. Firstly, Ngige said leaders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) must collapse their party into the All Progressives Congress (APC) if they are serious about becoming President. The former Anambra Governor told the Sun that the aspiration ...

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Unknown gunmen assassinate top APC chieftain in Ibadan

Some unknown gunmen on Wednesday, assassinated a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo state, Alhaji Babatunde Oreitan. Oreitan, who is one of the top leaders of the party in Ona Ara Local Government, was said to have been killed on Wednesday afternoon. Sources said the APC chieftain was murdered in his house located at Oremeji Agugu area ...

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Establishment of Amotekun shows lukewarn attitude of Buhari’s govt to security- PDP

Buhar’s i government has come under attack by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the issue of insecurity across Nigeria. The opposition party said that the setting up of a joint security outfit, Amotekun, by governors of the six states in the Southwest, was an indication of vote against the government  approach to the security situation in the country. In ...

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