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NULGE Rejects APC Restructuring Report

2 weeks ago /

The national union of Local Government Employees, NULGE has rejected the recommendation by the All Progressives Congress APC, committee on true federalism, on the delisting of local governments from the constitution as a tier of government.

INEC To Begin Electronic Collation, Transmission Of Results

2 weeks ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the time has come for it to go digital in conducting electoral processes across the nation. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in a statement signed on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Lawrence Oyekanmi said the Commission hopes to commence the use...

APC Presents Restructuring Recommendations

2 weeks ago /

The All Progressives Congress has laid the findings of its true federalism committee before the public with a pledge to put all machinery in motion for its implementation.  

X-Raying The APC Restructuring Committee Recommendations

2 weeks ago /

The all progressives congress committee on true federalism led by Kaduna state Gov. Nasir El’rufai last Thursday submitted its report to the national working committee of the ruling all progressives congress APC. The committee report called for more devolution of powers to states, amongst other recommendations.

Osun LG Poll: APC Sweeps All 389 Councillorship Seats

2 weeks ago /

The Osun Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) as announced all the 389 candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as winners of the just concluded councillorship election in the state. Chairman of OSIEC, Mr Segun Oladitan, who announced the official results on Sunday in Osogbo, the state capital said 318 out of...

APC ‘Cooked Up Indices’ Won’t Help Buhari, Says PDP

3 weeks ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “cooked up” the indices presented by the All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled Federal Government as evidence of its achievements in strengthening Nigeria’s economy since it came to power in May 2015. In a statement on Thursday, PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan,...

INEC Says Voter Registration To End 60 Days Before General Elections

3 weeks ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would end the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise across the country 60 days ahead of the general elections slated for February 2019. The commission, therefore, asked all Nigerians to register, while noting that over four million citizens across the country, have...

Obasanjo’s Statement: Presidency, APC Keep Mute

3 weeks ago /

Sequel to a 18-page thought-provoking public statement by Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, which he titled “The Way Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement” the presidency has kept mute.   The statement by the former president, which was released on Tuesday, January 23 advised President Muhammadu Buhari to consider...

Obasanjo’s Advice To Buhari Vindicates Our Party – PDP

3 weeks ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the advice by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that President Muhammadu Buhari should not seek a re-election in 2019 as courageous, timeous and patriotic. The party said the statement by the former President vindicates its position on President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC). Obasanjo...

PDP Rejects Call By Olusegun Obasanjo For A Third Force

3 weeks ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the call by Former President Olusegun Obasanjo for a third force saying that such would amount to repeating the same blunder that brought in the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Buhari Presidency which has now wrecked havoc on the nation in its almost three years of governance.

Kwara APC Accuses State Executives Of Marginalisation

3 weeks ago /

All seems not too well with the Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as some members have accused the state executives of marginalisation, victimization and intimidation. The group under the aegis of Caucus for Progressive Change made this allegation while addressing journalists in Ilorin, Kwara state. Speaking through their...

Fresh PDP Denies Disbandment

3 weeks ago /

One of the leaders of the splinter group in the Peoples Democratic Party, the fresh PDP, Emmanuel Nwosu, has denied reports that the group has been disbanded. In a statement issued in Abuja, Nwosu said contrary to reports that Fresh PDP has pledged its loyalty to the national chairman of the...

Fresh PDP Disbanded

3 weeks ago /

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has disbanded   the splinter group, ''the Fresh PDP'', and absorbed it into the main party, led by Uche Secondus. The decision to disband the group was reached at a reconciliation meeting held in the Abuja home of the former national chairman of the PDP,...

APGA Set To Produce Credible Candidates For 2019 Elections

3 weeks ago /

The All Progressive Alliance, APGA, says only credible people will be given tickets of the party to contest for any political position in the 2019 general election The party’s National Chairman, Victor Oye who said this also advised party faithful to maintain high standards to promote the party’s image before the...

INEC Warns Politicians Against Violating Electoral Guidelines

1 month ago /

As the 2019 general elections begin to gather momentum in Cross River State, politicians have been warned not to go against electoral guidelines as anyone found wanting will be sanctioned. The State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Frankland Briyai, gave the warning during an interactive meeting with chairmen and secretaries of registered political...

OSIEC Chairman Faults Conduct Of LG Polls

1 month ago /

The Chairman, Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC),  Segun Oladitan, has faulted all litigations against the conduct of local government election slated for January 27, 2018. Addressing OSIEC staff and ad-hoc staff at Osogbo yesterday during a 2-day training workshop for Electoral Offices (E.O) Assistant Electoral Offices, (AEO) and OSIEC staff,...

Kwara PDP Pledges To 2019 Governorship Election

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state says it is repositioning itself to win next year’s governorship election in the state. The state chairman of the party, Iyiola Oyedepo,  disclosed this at the party’s peace meeting in Ilorin. The party had been embroiled in leadership tussle until November 2017 when the...

David Mark Heads PDP Reconciliation Committee

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of trustees, is intensifying efforts to bring to a logical end, the recent internal wrangling after the December 9, 2017 national convention of the party. Chairman of the party’s bot, Walid Jibril revealed this when women of the door-to-door group of the party visited him in...

INEC Issues Certificate Of Registration To 21 New Parties

1 month ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday issued certificates of registration to 21 newly registered political parties. This brings the number of political parties in Nigeria to 68. Speaking at the event, the Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu appealed to political parties to adhere strictly to the 2019 Election timetable...

No Plans To Dump PDP For APGA – Oduah

1 month ago /

Senator Stella Oduah has described as untrue, recent reports that she plans to dump the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). In an interview with reporters in Abuja on Monday, Oduah said that the reports were mere speculations. An online medium reported on Monday that the Senator...