The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the...
The Kwara State Government and the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party have expressed divergent views on the Tuesday’s visit to the state governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, by some top members of the opposition party. The government, in a statement on Wednesday by Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to...
Suspended council chairmen laud Gov’s tolerance Our door is open to all Kwarans Top leaders of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State on Tuesday pledged their loyalty to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq whose leadership style, humility and attachment to the poor they described as a breath of...
Thirteen Peoples Democratic Party local government chairmanship aspirants have called for the cancellation of the party’s primaries in Cross River State. The aggrieved aspirants, who made the call in a joint petition sent to the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, described the exercise as a sham. The aspirants from...
The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, affirmed the Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon, as the valid candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the last governorship election in the state. A five-man panel of the court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili unanimously dismissed the appeal filed by Heineken Lokpobiri, who had...
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party and some party members in the National Assembly, on Tuesday, peacefully protested at the embassy of the European Union. The PDP National Secretary, Senator Ibrahim Tsauri, who led the protest presented the party’s protest letter to the embassy officials. The protesters later proceeded to...
The House of Representatives has accused some of Nigeria’s neighbours of complicity in the rising cases of insecurity within the country. It also gave a hint of a possible investigation into the activities of some of these nations with regards to allegations that they were sponsoring criminals wreaking havoc across...
Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday removed its majority leader, Alhaji Labaran Abdul-Madari, and replaced him with his deputy, Alhaji Kabiru Hassan-Dashi. Abdul-Madari, an APC member representing Sumaila Constituency was removed following a motion of urgent public importance presented by Alhaji Muhammad Uba-Gurjiya, also an APC member, representing Bunkure...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara as `an astute administrator’ who stopped the era of profligacy and graft that crippled the state’s resources and development. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of APC, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in Abuja on Wednesday, the...
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has written to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to seek the “immediate” arrest and prosecution of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole. The Deputy Governor, Philip Shuaibu, who broke the news to journalists in Abuja, on Monday, said a...