Category: Politics

“We have failed Nigerians as leaders” –  Samuel Ortom
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“We have failed Nigerians as leaders” – Samuel Ortom

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 12, 2020

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Wednesday, said Nigerian leaders have failed in their bid to reposition the country. Ortom, who spoke during the International ... Read More

Controversy as the Imo State House of Assembly mace allegedly goes missing after ‘use’ in Edo
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Controversy as the Imo State House of Assembly mace allegedly goes missing after ‘use’ in Edo

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 12, 2020

Barely two weeks after the Imo State House of Assembly went on recess, the symbol of authority, mace is alleged to have gone missing. WotzupNG ... Read More

Kaduna State former Deputy Speaker and two others suspended for 9 months
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Kaduna State former Deputy Speaker and two others suspended for 9 months

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 12, 2020

Three lawmakers have been suspended from Kaduna state house of assembly for 9 months, following the adoption of the report of the committee which investigated the ... Read More

“I’ll send Obasanjo back to prison if I become President” – Ekiti State Ex-governor, Ayo Fayose says
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“I’ll send Obasanjo back to prison if I become President” – Ekiti State Ex-governor, Ayo Fayose says

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 11, 2020

Immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says if he becomes President of Nigeria, he would send former President Olusegun Obasanjo back to prison. ... Read More

“Why I didn’t use military to overrun 2019 general elections” – President Buhari
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“Why I didn’t use military to overrun 2019 general elections” – President Buhari

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 10, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians that his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), could have used the military to overrun opposition states but instead ... Read More

2023: “Governor El-Rufai wants to be picked as Tinubu or Fayemi’s running mate” – Bamgbose says
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2023: “Governor El-Rufai wants to be picked as Tinubu or Fayemi’s running mate” – Bamgbose says

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 9, 2020

Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance (CAGG), has said that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is positioning himself to run ... Read More

President Buhari meets Edo APC governorship candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu (photos)
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President Buhari meets Edo APC governorship candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu (photos)

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 7, 2020

Ahead of the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State, President Buhari on Friday, August 7, met with the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ... Read More

12 anti-Obaseki lawmakers take oath of office as plot to remove Edo State governor thickens
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12 anti-Obaseki lawmakers take oath of office as plot to remove Edo State governor thickens

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 6, 2020

Twelve lawmakers-elect of the Edo State house of assembly have taken their oath of office. This comes more than one year after they were elected. ... Read More

#Nigeria: INEC threatens to stop Edo, Ondo elections
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#Nigeria: INEC threatens to stop Edo, Ondo elections

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 6, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has threatened to suspend Edo and Ondo governorship elections. INEC warned that this would happen if a breakdown of ... Read More

#Loans: “You should apologize to Nigerians” – APC replies Atiku Abubakar
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#Loans: “You should apologize to Nigerians” – APC replies Atiku Abubakar

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 2, 2020

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are the ones who owe ... Read More

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu sacks state Commissioner for Transport, gives no reason
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Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu sacks state Commissioner for Transport, gives no reason

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- August 2, 2020

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has sacked the state Commissioner of Transport, Barr. Ekele Nwaohammuo. A statement released by the Chief of Staff to ... Read More

“Why I dumped PDP” – Yakubu Dogara
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“Why I dumped PDP” – Yakubu Dogara

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 26, 2020

The immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party to join the All Progressives Congress because ... Read More

Edo: “PDP, Obaseki, Wike behind violence at Oba of Benin’s palace” – APC Says
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Edo: “PDP, Obaseki, Wike behind violence at Oba of Benin’s palace” – APC Says

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 26, 2020

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki (Edo), and Nyesom Wike (Rivers) were behind the violence ... Read More

#Edo2020: Governor Wike mocks Pastor Ize-Iyamu, says APC has no election worthy candidate
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#Edo2020: Governor Wike mocks Pastor Ize-Iyamu, says APC has no election worthy candidate

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 26, 2020

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday mocked the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Wike said APC ... Read More

Kwara governor, AbdulRazaq loses father
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Kwara governor, AbdulRazaq loses father

Paul Fakayejo- July 25, 2020

Ganiyu Folorunsho AbdulRazaq, the father of the incumbent governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman Abdulrazaq, is dead. Mr AbdulRazaq, a former minister in charge of railways ... Read More

Former Speaker, Yakubu Dogara Dumps PDP, Joins APC
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Former Speaker, Yakubu Dogara Dumps PDP, Joins APC

Paul Fakayejo- July 24, 2020

FORMER Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Read ... Read More

Governor Ortom reappoints Ugela as Benue links General Manager
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Governor Ortom reappoints Ugela as Benue links General Manager

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 23, 2020

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has reappointed Chief Mrs. Monica Ugela as the General Manager, Benue Links Plc. Ortom announced Ugela’s reappointment at the ... Read More

“N100billion vanished in one year” – House of Reps probes North East Development Commission (NEDC)
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“N100billion vanished in one year” – House of Reps probes North East Development Commission (NEDC)

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 23, 2020

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into allegations of a missing N100 billion from the coffers of the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) established ... Read More

Obaseki vs Ize-Iyamu: “Why I’ll not return to Abuja” – Oshiomhole
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Obaseki vs Ize-Iyamu: “Why I’ll not return to Abuja” – Oshiomhole

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 20, 2020

A former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has vowed not to rest until his successor, Godwin Obaseki is removed from office in the ... Read More

#Ondo: “I made Rotimi Akeredolu, APC win 2016 election” – Deputy Governor Says
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#Ondo: “I made Rotimi Akeredolu, APC win 2016 election” – Deputy Governor Says

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 19, 2020

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, said on Sunday that he was instrumental to the victory of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and the All Progressives Congress ... Read More