Enugu APC crisis: Party chieftain, Ude cautions aspirants

Pioneer Deputy chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu State, Comrade Adolphus Ude has cautioned aspirants against having any dealings with the Barr. Ugo Agballa-led APC in the State. Ude said this in a statement he made available to journalists in Enugu, titled “Buyers beware.” He said, “the next ten days is a … Read more

PDP primaries: Diri reabsorbs political appointees who stepped down

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has announced that he will reabsorb cabinet members and other appointees, who earlier resigned and later stepped down for a consensus aspirant during the just-conducted primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Governor Diri made the declaration on Wednesday at the 76th State Executive Council meeting on Wednesday in … Read more

Presidential primaries: How APC, PDP aspirants plan to buy delegates’ votes – Adeyanju writes INEC, US, EU

An Abuja-based rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, has raised the alarm ahead of the presidential primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Adeyanju alleged that some aspirants from APC and APC intended to indulge in vote-buying during their parties’ primaries. The convener of Concerned Nigerian alleged that these aspirants have perfected … Read more

Cross River primaries: APC moves to forestall bloodbath, settles for consensus candidate

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State has proactively forestalled likely bloodbath that may ensue if they went ahead to conduct party’s primaries for the Boki/Ikom Federal Constituency seat. They have, therefore, summoned caucus members to an emergency meeting tonight at Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba’s house in Calabar to arrive … Read more

Mockery of Dino Melaye over failure to clinch Kogi West PDP ticket needless – Yusuf

Member representing Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency of Kogi State, Teejay Yusuf has urged constituents to stop mocking Senator Dino Melaye for failing to clinch Kogi West Senatorial district’s 2023 ticket at the PDP primaries. The lawmaker in the lower legislative chamber contested and defeated Dino in a rerun election on Tuesday and scored 167 against Dino’s … Read more

Niger PDP postpones primaries to Thursday

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has postponed its primaries to meet the demands of Aspirants and members over the status of delegates. Some aspirants and members had raised observations about the delegates present at the state party secretariat in Minna, who came as early as 8am for accreditation over lack of trust. … Read more

BREAKING: Governor Makinde wins Oyo Governorship primaries

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has emerged winner of the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party. Makinde polled a total of 1,040 delegates votes to defeat his rival, Mr Hazeem Gbolarunmi who had two votes. The primary was held at Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan on Wednesday. Announcing the result, the returning officer, Ben … Read more

BREAKING: PDP delegates stone Ishaku, Deputy in Taraba, refuse to vote at primaries

Delegates of the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Taraba State on Wednesday stoned the convoy of the state Governor, Darius Ishaku and his Deputy Haruna Manu at the Catholic Pastoral Centre Jalingo. Our correspondent reports that the Deputy Governor had driven to the voting arena where the election was billed to take place but the … Read more

BREAKING: Peter Mbah emerges Enugu PDP guber candidate

A lawyer and financial analyst, Mr. Peter Mbah has emerged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate for the 2023 general election in Enugu State. Mbah, former Chief of Staff to then Governor Chimaroke Nnamani, emerged victorious during the Party’s primary election conducted on Wednesday at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu. He was also a … Read more

Kaduna-Abuja train victims’ families protest, beg FG to respond to bandits’ demands

The families and friends of kidnapped passengers of the ill-fated Kaduna-Abuja train staged a peaceful protest aimed at releasing their loved ones from captivity on Wednesday. Bandits have threatened to start killing the hostages if the Federal Government does not meet up with their demands within seven days. One of their demands is the unconditional … Read more

2023: A’Ibom APC stakeholders kick against alleged imposition of Udofia as guber candidate

Ahead of the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold Thursday, 26th May, stakeholders from the state on Wednesday protested against the alleged plot to impose Akanimo Udofia as the governorship candidate of the party in the 2023 elections. The protesters, who besieged the national secretariat of the party around … Read more

BREAKING: Enugu PDP: Ekweremadu, Nnaji, Onoh withdraw from guber race

At least three governorship aspirants have withdrawn from today, Wednesday’s Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primary election in Enugu State. Ekweremadu’s letter of withdrawal was signed by Hon. Charles Asogwa, the Director-General, Ikeoha Campaign Organisation. He said, “we wish to inform our supporters and Nigerians that the former Deputy President of the Senate and foremost … Read more

BREAKING: Plateau primaries: Ziphion wins PDP Reps ticket for Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam Constituency

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Hon Ziphion Chrysanthus of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the ticket for Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam Federal Constituency of Plateau State. Chrysanthus, who defeated seven aspirants to clinch the ticket, polled 35 votes while his closest opponent Ephraim garnered 30 votes, Samuel Go’ar got 7 votes, and Nensok … Read more

EPL: ‘Embarrassing’, ‘a joke’ – Alan Shearer, Ian Wright slam Ralf Rangnick over Ten Hag comment

Arsenal legend, Ian Wright and Newcastle United legend, Alan Shearer have slammed outgoing Manchester United’s interim boss, Ralf Rangnick over a comment he made concerning Erik ten Hag. After Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace on Sunday, Rangnick had told reporters he was not aware the incoming manager was in attendance for the game, … Read more

EPL: New owners to double salary of Chelsea midfielder after takeover

Chelsea will offer Mason Mount a huge pay rise once the Todd Boehly consortium complete their takeover of the club, SportMail reports. The 23-year-old has become a key member of both the Blues and England set ups. Mount scored 11 goals and provided 10 assists in the Premier League this season. The England midfielder was … Read more

EPL: Man Utd owners, Glazer family set to buy new team

The Glazer family, owners of Manchester United, are in talks to buy Indian Super League side East Bengal, according to Indian cricket legend Sourav Ganguly. East Bengal are currently without investment after their association with Shree Cement Limited came to an end last month. The Kolkata club, who play in the country’s top flight, are … Read more

Galatasaray line up bid for Dennis

Turkish Super Lig giants, Galatasaray are set to reignite their interest in Nigeria forward, Emmanuel Dennis. Galatasaray came close to signing the versatile forward last summer, but he instead opted for a move to Premier League outfit, Watford. Watford are expected to cash in on Dennis following their relegation from the Premier League, and Galatasaray … Read more

Osun guber: APC breeding violence – PDP denies attack on Governor Oyetola

The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the violent nature of its political activities. This is as the Osun PDP stated that any attempt to blame it for the attack on the campaign train of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola would be a sign of desperation … Read more