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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Lagos 2019: Epe traditional rulers endorse Sanwo-Olu

Traditional Rulers from Epe division in Lagos State have unanimously endorsed Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Candidate for the Governorship election in the state. The traditional rulers are those of Epe, Eredo and Agbowa-Ikosin. The monarchs made the declaration at the palace of Oba Kamorudeen Animashahun, the Oloja of Epe Land, on Friday. The motion for the ...

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Electoral Act: Senate Leader warns PDP to stop mounting pressure on Buhari to sign it into law

The Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop putting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2018 Electoral Act Amendment bill into law. Lawan gave the advice when he fielded questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Friday. He warned that the president would not be stampeded into signing the bill without ...

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PDP lampoons FG for advising U.S not to grant visa to Atiku, says it’s a lazy talk

The Peoples Democratic Party has blasted the Federal Government for advising  the United States Government not to grant visa to its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. It will be recalled that on Thursday,  the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed advised U.S Government not to grant visa to Atku because doing so now may give a signal of support. But ...

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2019: European center to support INEC towards conducting free, fair elections

The European Center for Electoral Support (ECES) on Friday said it was proud to support efforts by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deliver credible, free and fair elections in 2019. ECES’ Project Coordinator for Nigeria Mr. Rudolf Elbling made this known at a two-day workshop organised for INEC officials in the North-West zone in Kaduna. Elbling, who was ...

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PDP appoints Dino Melaye as the spokesman of Presidential Campaign Council

The Peoples Democratic Party has appointed Senator Dino Melaye as the spokesman of Presidential Campaign Council for the 2019 election. Atiku Abubakar is the presidential candidate of the party, while his running mate is a former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi. The PDPPCC is chaired by the President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki. Melaye  himself made the announcement ...

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FG to U.S: Be cautious in the issuance of visa to Atiku, don’t give wrong impression

The Federal Government has told the U.S. to be careful in the issue of granting visa to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential candidate,  Atiku Abubakar. It said that caution is necessary on the part of the U.S so as not to create the impression of endorsing him for the 2019 election. The position of the Federal Government on the ...

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2019: Police blast PDP over allegation of bias against IGP

The Nigeria Police has responded to the allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), accusing the IGP Idris of hobnobbing with the ruling party. The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, had accused the IGP of working for the incumbent to arrest and intimidate the opponents as part of sinister moves to manipulate 2019 elections in favour of the ruling party. ...

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2019: Reps ask Igbos to shun boycott order of pro-Biafra groups

The House of Representatives Committee on Electoral and Political Matters has advised residents of the South-East to shun agitations by pro-Biafra activists for the boycott of 2019 general election. Chukwuemeka Ujam led a four-man team of the committee on an over-sight visit to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu State on Thursday. Ujam, who represents Nkanu East/Nkanu West ...

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Akwa-Ibom Logjam: APC chieftain asks Speaker to rescind his decision on the five lawmakers

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Eseme Eyiboh, has urged the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly,  Onofiok Luke, to restore peace in the house by rescinding his decision on four defectors. Eyibo, who is also the spokesperson of the Akwa Ibom APC Governorship Campaign Council made the call at news briefing in Uyo on Thursday, saying ...

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2019: I am convinced beyond any doubt that PDP will win Presidential election, says Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says he is convinced beyond any doubt that 2019 elections will be a victory walk for the PDP. Abubakar said this during the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Thursday in Abuja. He said that going by the momentum the party had gathered through its transparent primaries and the people ...

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