2023: Orubebe, PDP Senate leadership visit Gov Wike, hold private meetings [PHOTOS]

Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe has held a private meeting with Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Port Harcourt. This is coming three days after Orubebe dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, citing injustice. Orubebe in his letter to the PDP Chairman, said the main opposition party was not ready … Read more

Osun 2022: Governance not dancing competition — Oyetola to Adeleke

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has berated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, saying he does not possess the capacity to govern the state. Oyetola, who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 16 gubernatorial election, said governance is a serious business for serious-minded persons … Read more

22 APC senators threatening to decamp to PDP – Fani-Kayode cries out

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has raised that alarm over planned exodus of some Senators from the All Progressives Congress, APC. Fani-Kayode disclosed that 22 senators are threatening to dump APC for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In a tweet, the former minister claimed that the senators are threatening to dump APC because they lost … Read more

Enugu 2023: Mbah, Ossai ticket will sustain Gov. Ugwuanyi’s legacies – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed delight at the emergence of Barr. Ifeanyi Ossai, a young and brilliant lawyer, as the running mate to the party’s governorship candidate in Enugu State, Barr. Peter Ndubuisi Mbah. It said the joint ticket will guarantee the sustenance of the enviable legacies of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration anchored … Read more

2023: Kwara PDP spokesman retracts allegations against REC

Prince Tunji Moronfoye, the Kwara state Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has apologised to Governor Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq and the state Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the damning allegations against the duo in respect of the 2023 general elections in the state. The PDP spokesman, had last … Read more

2023: INEC, EU woo Nigerian youths on PVC registration in Abuja

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has deployed 150 staff and over 50 machines to the Old Parade Ground in Abuja to facilitate its youth PVC registration drive. The move by INEC, in collaboration with the European Union, is aimed at mopping up all eligible voters in the federal capital territory a few … Read more

Plateau 2023: Labour Party LG chairmen, supporters vow to resist attempts to replace party Exco

Labour Party chairmen in the 17 local government councils of Plateau State have vowed to resist any attempt to change the party’s current leadership in the state. The chairmen in collaboration with Concern Labour Party Supporters have, therefore, passed a vote of confidence on the party’s State Executive under the leadership of the state chairman, … Read more

2023: Labour Party planning largest political coalition to defeat APC, PDP – Doyin Okupe

Doyin Okupe has disclosed that the Labour Party is planning the largest coalition in Nigeria political history ahead of the 2023 election. DAILY POST reports that the party on Friday submitted the name of Okupe as Peter Obi’s running mate. Okupe, who is the Director-General of Peter Obi Campaign, will be the placeholder and may … Read more

2023: Labour Party considering young northerner as Obi’s running mate – Okupe

Doyin Okupe has hinted at the Labour Party choosing a young northerner as the running mate to Peter Obi ahead of the 2023 presidential election. Okupe said this on Friday during an interview with Channels TV while confirming he is just a placeholder until consultations and coalition in the Labour Party are concluded. When asked … Read more

Muslim-Muslim ticket: Politicians playing games, decieving Nigerians – Northern elders

The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has accused politicians of playing a game with Nigerians’ faith, intelligence and future. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, the spokesman of NEF, spoke while reacting to the controversy trailing the Muslim-Muslim ticket of presidential candidates in the country. There has been claims that Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, may … Read more

Moghalu bribed state chairmen but lost presidential ADC ticket – Dumebi Kachikwu alleges

Dumebi Kachikwu, winner of the 2023 presidential ticket of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has alleged that Kingsley Moghalu, who lost the presidential primaries, bribed state chairmen of the party. Kachikwu, in an interview with Channels TV, said Moghalu sent some of the state chairmen N1 million and cash to some delegates before the election. … Read more

Ekiti guber: APC united to win poll – Tinubu

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said the party is united to ensure victory for its governorship candidate, Mr Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, during Saturday’s election in the state. Asiwaju Tinubu said all quarrels and squabbles in the APC family had been resolved and the party is approaching … Read more

CVR: INEC creates additional 25 centres in Anambra, sacks staff accused of taking bribe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has created additional 25 centres for the continuous voter registration exercise in Anambra State, to meet the recent surge by registrants. The commission said the new centres now bring the total number of centres in the state to 87, and that staff of the commission who were … Read more

Primaries: Narrow political interests affected Electoral Act 2022 – Ekweremadu

Ex-Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekwerwmadu has given his personal assessment of the just concluded primary elections by political parties into various political offices and said, “narrow political interests” has affected the 2022 Electoral Act as amended. He said the direct mode of primary election is the only viable alternative in the nomination of candidates … Read more

Running mate: Worry about good governance, unity, not religious, ethnic sentiments – Gov Uzodinma

As the deadline by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for presidential candidates to produce their running mate almost elapses, President Muhammadu Buhari has held a closed-door meeting with the All Progressives Governors Forum at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The APC governors were led to the meeting by the Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, … Read more

2023: Umahi needs urgent psychological help – Ohanaeze

The youth wing of apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has slammed the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi over his recent outburst with regard to the 2023 presidential election. Umahi has been in the news following the shameful outing of South-East presidential aspirants. The Ebonyi Governor, who participated in the All Progressives Congress, APC, … Read more

2023: Reject any Muslim-Muslim or Christian-Christian ticket – TEKAN to Christians

The Fellowship of Churches of Christ in Nigeria popularly known as (TEKAN) whose churches are spread across the country has warned political parties against fielding Muslim-Muslim or Christian-Christian candidates ahead of the 2023 presidential election. TEKAN said as a fellowship, it condemns any such plans, stressing that the nation’s diversity and religious sensitivity at the … Read more

You can’t be Kwankwaso’s running mate – Ohanaeze warns Peter Obi over LP, NNPP alleged merger

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-political organization, has reacted to the reported merger between Labour Party, LP, and the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP. Ohanaeze’s Secretary-General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, warned LP’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, against accepting any arrangement that would make him a running mate of NNPP’s Rabiu Kwankwaso. Reports had it that … Read more