Politics

Edo: APC primary election a disgrace- Onochie

Former President Muhammadu Buhari’s ex-aide on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has described the just-concluded All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary election in Edo State as a disgrace to the party. Onochie lamented that some unwholesome men have hijacked the APC and now dictate who runs the party. The primary election conducted to elect APC’s governorship candidate in the forthcoming election ...

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Edo 2024: We monitored just one APC primary election – INEC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Edo State, Dr Anugbum Onuoha, on Monday said that the Commission only monitored the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary that took place at the Lushville Hotel and Suites. The REC disclosed this during a press briefing in Benin City. Political thugs invaded Lushville Hotel and Suite, while ...

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EFCC quizzes ex gov Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is currently quizzing a former governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, over shady transactions running into billions of naira while he was in office. The former governor was seen arriving at the Ilorin office of the EFCC on Monday morning. The anti-graft agency invited him and he is currently answering questions relating to ...

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I won’t scrap LCDAs created by Akeredolu- Gov Aiyedatiwa

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State has clarified that his administration doesn’t have plans to abolish the recently created Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state by the late former governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. Aiyedatiwa said this in Akure during a meeting with the former members of the caretaker committees of the LGAs and LCDAs. He said that the government ...

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Panel asks Abia govt to unseal PDP secret

The Chairman of Abia State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the recovery of government properties and funds, Justice Florence Doruoha-Igwe Rtd has ordered that the property located at No. 43 Finbars road in Umuahia which was sealed off by the order of the Panel, be unsealed from 19th to 20th February 2024. The Chairman said this during the Panel’s sitting ...

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Many PDP, APGA members decamp to APC in Abia

The Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has welcomed 2,950 executive members and supporters from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP; Young Progressive Party, YPP; and All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA; to its fold in the Ohafia Local Government Area of the state. Others are members of the African Democratic Congress, ADC; Action Peoples Party, APP; and Alliance ...

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Tinubu’s economic reforms worsening hardships- Catholic Bishops

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has noted with concern that the current administration’s reform agenda has increased the hardship being faced by Nigerians. Lucius Ugorji, the President of the CBCN, made the declaration while speaking on Sunday at the commencement of the 2024 First Plenary Assembly of the CBCN, held at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria Resource Centre in ...

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Edo 2024: APC crisis deepens as third candidate emerges

The crisis trailing Saturday’s primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, has deepened with the emergence of three candidates laying claim to the party’s ticket for the governorship election scheduled for September 21, 2024. Anamero Sunday Dekeri was on Saturday night declared the winner of the primary election, bringing the number of candidates who emerged from ...

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FG to PDP: Tinubu won’t resign over economic hardship

The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, on Sunday dismissed calls by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum, for the resignation of President Bola Tinubu over the current economic hardship in the country. The PDP Governors Forum, in a statement signed by the director-general, Hon. CID Maduabum, on Saturday, had urged Tinubu to resign if he cannot ...

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Atiku’s attempt to rubbish Tinubu’s FX policy will fail-Presidency

The Presidency, has said the attempt by former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar to rubbish the foreign exchange policy of the government has failed. It said the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, was currently implementing policies to stabilise the Naira. Atiku had recently said the Forex policy of the present administration under President Bola Tinubu failed because it was hurriedly put together ...

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