Politics

Edo 2024: APC screens out more aspirants

Ahead of the February 17, 2024 governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Edo State governorship election, four aspirants that were screened out by the Hon. Julius Ihonvbere-led committee said they have accepted the outcome of the screening in good faith. Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has slated the off-cycle governorship election in Edo State for ...

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APC sweeps council poll in Borno

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has won all the 27 chairmanship and 312 councillorship positions in Saturday’s local council polls in Borno State. The Executive Chairman of the Borno State Independent Electoral Commission, BOSIEC, Alhaji Lawan Maina, made this known while declaring the overall results of the election on Sunday in Maiduguri. “Following the conduct of the election on Saturday, ...

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Oyetola’s govt caused rot in Osun education- Adeleke

The Osun State Government has attributed the large number of out-of-school-children in the state to the neglect of the education sector during the administration of former governor Adegboyega Oyetola. The state government also revealed that it is planning to recruit 6,000 teachers into the public primary and secondary schools in the state before the end of June 2024. The state ...

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How Governors destroyed LG administraton- Mammora

Former Minister of Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, said governors destroyed the Local Government (LG) administration in Nigeria by imposing caretaker chairmen on the people at the grassroots, and failing to allow the conduct of free and fair polls at the local government level. Mamora stated this in an interview on Channels Television on Friday. He said, “If I would be very ...

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Edo: Nobody can stop me, Ize-Iyamu vows

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, one of the frontline aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the September 21, 2024 governorship election in Edo State on Saturday, said nobody will stop him from contesting the primary elections of the party. DAILY POST reports that Ize-Iyamu was among the 23 aspirants purportedly screened out of contesting the party’s primary elections by a ...

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I won’t run for any political office again after my tenure- Gov Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule has said he has no plan to run for any political office after finishing second tenure as the governor of Nasarawa State. Sule stated this while speaking on his victory at the Supreme Court during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today on Friday. He said, “I came in only to be a governor. I ...

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Ogun Guber: Abiodun mocks Adebutu, asks him to prepare for 2027

Following the Supreme Court judgement which affirmed the second term election of the Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, he has mocked the appellant, Ladi Adebutu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to prepare for another political battle against the ruling party in 2027. Abiodun spoke with journalists in Iperu, his home town, shortly after landing from Abuja after the Supreme ...

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Aggrieved supporters of PDP protest against Supreme Court judgement in Nasarawa

Some aggrieved supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, have completely blocked Lafia-Jos Road following the Supreme Court’s judgment affirming the election of Governor Abdullahi Sule. The protesters burn tires in front of the state secretariat of the party, thus barricading the road. The protest has forced motorists to use alternative routes within Lafia, ...

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Supreme Court affirms election of gov Sani of Kaduna

The Supreme Court has affirmed Uba Sani’s election as Kaduna State Governor. The People’s Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Mohammed Ashiru Isa, had their appeal dismissed by the court. On November 24, 2023, the Abuja Court of Appeal unanimously validated Uba Sani’s election as Governor of Kaduna State. The PDP and Ashiru contested the governorship election results in the ...

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Supreme Court upholds gov Sule’s election

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Governor Sule Abdullahi of Nasarawa State with the dismissal of the petition instituted against his election by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate, Emmanuel David Ombugadu. The court upheld the Governor’s election on the ground that the allegations made against it were not established. Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, in a ...

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