Politics

My political camp will defeat any opposition in 2027- Wike

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday, expressed confidence that his political camp would defeat any opposition in the 2027 elections. The former Rivers State Governor who has been in a face-off with his successor, Siminalayi Fubara, stated this during a thanksgiving service by a federal lawmaker, Senator Barinada Mpigi in Koroma, Tai Local Government Area ...

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Edo Guber: Dennis Idahosa emerges as APC candidate

House of Representatives member Dennis Idahosa has emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the September 21, 2024, Edo State governorship election. Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, the chairman of the APC Edo Governorship Primary Election Committee, announced this at the end of the election on Saturday in Benin. Uzodinma said that Idahosa scored 40,4483 ...

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Stop using inflammatory language against Tinubu’s govt-Minister warns Nigerians

The Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, has issued a stern warning to Nigerians to desist from using inflammatory language against the government. In a statement by Mr Henshaw Ogubike, the ministry’s Director of Information and Public Relations, Matawalle gave the warning in Abuja against the backdrop of some unguarded utterances coming from some quarters of the country due ...

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Edo Guber: INEC orders political parties to stop campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Edo State has ordered political parties and their aspirants to pull down campaign billboards, posters and jingles being aired on television and Radio stations in the state. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Anugbum Onuoha, made this disclosure at an Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security, ICCES meeting in Benin. INEC said the directive ...

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Edo Guber: Ize-Iyamu withdraws from APC primary election

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, one of the front-line aspirants has withdrawn from the race. Ize-Iyamu’s letter of withdrawal dated February 16, 2024, was addressed to the National Chairman of the party, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and copied the Edo State Acting chairman of the party, Jarrett Tenebe. ...

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APC warns gov Fubara to stop running Rivers without budget

Caretaker Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State chapter, Chief Tony Okocha, has urged Governor Siminalaye Fubara to stop running the state without a budget. He advised the governor to obey the peace agreement of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu by re-presenting the state budget before the House of Assembly. Describing the development as a gross financial misconduct by the governor, ...

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Why Tinubu should implement 2014 National Confab report- Shekarau

A former Governor of Kano State, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, on Thursday, urged President Bola Tinubu to implement some of the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference Report on community policing and restructuring. Shekarau, also a former Minister of Education, made the call on Thursday which featuring on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme. “I have gone through that document. It was ...

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Nothing wrong in Tinubu giving appointment to son-in-law- Omokiri

A social commentor Reno Omokri has reacted to President Bola Tinubu’s appointment of his son-in-law, Oladimeji Ojo, as the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Housing Authority, FHA. Ojo was one of the beneficiary of the President’s approval of the reconstitution of the Executive Management teams of agencies under the Federal Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. Some Nigerians, especially ...

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Tinubu’s policies making APC unpopular- Party chieftain

A former National Vice Chairman North-west of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr Salihu Lukman, has lamented that the ruling party is becoming unpopular by the policies of President Bola Tinubu which have inflicted more pains on Nigerians. Lukman in a statement issued Friday warned that the ruling party risked rebellion if urgent steps were not taken to ameliorate the ...

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External auditor will audit LP’s accounts- Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, has said an external auditor has been contracted to examine the party’s accounts. Oluchi Opara, the national treasurer of the Labour Party, on Monday, accused Julius Abure, national chairman of the party, of misappropriating N3.5 billion. In response to the allegation during a press briefing ...

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