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Monthly Archives: January 2018

We don’t play politics with people’s life in PDP, says Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike  has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of inviting wanted criminals to join party ahead of the 2019 elections. The Governor, who made this allegation on Tuesday while speaking at a security meeting had promised a N640 million bounty for information leading to the arrest of 32 suspected cultists and kidnappers in the state. Wike assured ...

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Nasarawa Deputy Governor eyes master’s shoes, begins state-wide consultation

The possibility of Governor Tanko Al-Makura’s Deputy, Silas Agara,taking over from him next year is looking brighter in Nasarawa State. Particularly, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state approving the ambition and encouraging state-wide consultation Agara, who sought for the approval when he and his supporters visited the party’s state Secretariat in Lafia, where he made his intention known ...

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2019: INEC, NURTW strike deal to work together in Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ebonyi, on Wednesday sought collaboration of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), for easy movement of personnel and electoral materials toward the 2019 general elections. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ebonyi, Godswill Obioma, who spoke at a meeting in Abakaliki with NURTW members, said the collaboration was necessary in order to ...

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Ogun Assembly Speaker expresses interest in 2019 governorship election

The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, Suraj Adekunbi, on Wednesday, announced his intention to seek election as governor in 2019. Adekunbi made the disclosure when he met with members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yewa North Local Government at Ayetoro. The Speaker said it was time for Ogun West Senatorial District to produce a governor in the state. He ...

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Presidency to CAN Scribe: Leave politics for politicians, stick by your religious duties

The Presidency has advised the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Musa Asake, to stick to his religious duties and leave politics for politicians. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, gave the advice in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja. This is a reaction to a statement credited ...

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Buhari is my friend but he is running a difficult government, says Akande

A former Interim National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC),Bisi Akande, said the Presidential System of Government, Nigeria is practicing can no longer sustain its growth and success. Akande made the remark while addressing a news conference in his country home, Ila, Osun state as part of activities to mark his 79th birthday. He said that multi-party parliamentary democracy was ...

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INEC deploys website technology for electorate, candidates ahead of 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deployed a website technology to ease its dealings with electorate, candidates, political parties and other stakeholders in the electoral process. The new INEC website is – http://www.inecnigeria.org INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Enugu State, Emeka Ononamadu, said in Enugu on Tuesday. Ononamadu said that the whole essence of the deployment of the ...

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Buhari has not failed Nigerians, he has done well, says Senate Spokesman

The Senate has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration has performed well, dismissing insinuations that it has failed Nigerians. The upper legislative chamber was reacting to a statement credited to the Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, who claimed Buhari’s government had failed. Bakare, in his nationwide brodcast had said Nigeria’s unity in now negotiable. In an interview ...

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Don’t be distracted by politics of 2019, commit to your work, Saraki warns Senators

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has called on the members of the National Assembly to up the ante by not getting distracted ahead of the 2019 general elections. Saraki stated this on Tuesday while welcoming his colleagues back to the plenary from their three weeks break. While noting that the 8th Senate has passed 140 Bills over a period of ...

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Opposition parties strategise to win elections in Lagos in 2019

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, some opposition political parties in Lagos, say they are mobilising and restructuring to win and be fully represented in governance. Leaders of the parties on Tuesday agreed that voters were eager to have a true change in government. The Lagos State Chairman of National Conscience Party (NCP), Fatai Ibuowo, said the party was restructuring ...

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