Politics

Hardship: LP asks Tinubu to seek help

The Labour Party (LP) has asked President Bola Tinubu to seek help in addressing the high cost of living in the country before the situation becomes unimaginable. The LP said the federal government needs to take action to reduce the hardship being faced by Nigerians. The LP national publicity secretary, Obiora Ifoh, made this call in a statement on Monday. ...

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Edo 2024: Party chieftain warns Obaseki against blackmailing PDP aspirants

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in Edo State, Earl Osaro Onaiwu, has urged Governor Godwin Obaseki to stop blackmailing the “eight loyal and faithful” party members seeking to succeed him as governor of the state. Onaiwu, who made the appeal in a statement on Tuesday, was speaking on behalf of the eight governorship aspirants who have stood against ...

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“You have failed, stop defending your govt” – PDP attacks APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to a claim by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, that opposition parties are instigating unsuspecting young Nigerians to embark on protest across the country. APC in a statement issued on Monday but its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Felix Morka, claimed that the protests that broke out in Niger and Kano States on ...

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APC to Opposition Parties: Stop complaining, offer solutions

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has advised opposition political parties to offer lasting solutions to the country’s problems rather than complaining. Felix Morka, the APC spokesman, made the call in an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Tuesday. He lamented that one of the concerns they have is that opposition was not about condemning, stressing that it was ...

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Zamfara Re-run: APC blows hot, rejects results

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara State has rejected the result of the February 3, 2024 Shinkafi State House of Assembly rerun election. The party said that the result of the rerun polls will not see the light of day in the election petition tribunal. According to the APC, the final election results declared by the Returning Officer, is ...

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Anambra Poll: Why I will defeat gov Soludo- Ifeanyi Uba

Anambra South Senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, has vowed to defeat Governor Charles Soludo in the state’s governorship election in 2025. Uba said he possesses the capacity to defeat Soludo because he’s a professor of street politics, unlike the governor who is a professor of economics. He declared that Anambra can’t continue as a one-party state, stressing that the people are craving ...

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Attack on Rivers Assembly: Court rejects bail request of suspects

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has refused the request for bail made by three out of the five suspects arrested over link to the attack on the Rivers State House of Assembly complex. They were charged with terrorism and murder. The five, believed to supporters of Governor Siminalayi Fubara when the feud between the governor and the Federal ...

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After campaigning naked for Tinubu, Nollywood star Olaiya laments sufferings in Nigeria

A little over one year after veteran Yoruba actor Ebun Oloyede, aka Olaiya Igwe, went naked in a campaign video for President Bola Tinubu, he has toed Kwam 1’s footsteps, decrying the level of hardship in the country. Recently, Kwam 1, in an Instagram video, lamented the suffering endured by Nigerians since Mr Tinubu assumed office and urged him to ...

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Edo Guber: Your protests won’t go in vain- PDP tells angry members

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has assured the party’s nine protesting governorship aspirants in Edo that their protests would not go in vain. This was contained in a statement signed by Dan Orbih, the National Vice Chairman, PDP, South-South, a copy of which was made available to newsmen  in Abuja on Tuesday. Mr Orbih gave the assurance while addressing nine ...

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Detractors paid to frustrate, unseat Fubara- Ex-chief whip

Former chief whip of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Evans Bapakaye Bipi, has revealed how detractors paid what he described as unbelievable amounts of money to truncate governance in the state and to unseat Governor Siminalayi Fubara. Bipi disclosed this yesterday during the thanksgiving service held in honour of the Supreme Court victory of Fubara at Akinima, ...

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