Osun 2018: APC, PDP, SDP candidates win their LGs

23 September 2018
Osun 2018: APC, PDP, SDP candidates win their LGs

Oyetola wins LG; Adeleke clears Ede; Omisore ahead in Ife Parties adopt new strategies to buy votes, beat INEC Declare fake results, go to jail, INEC warns politicians Leading candidates...

Osun 2018: APC, PDP adopt new ways of vote buying

23 September 2018
Osun 2018: APC, PDP adopt new ways of vote buying

The two major contending parties in Osun governorship election, All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP), have devised new methods of voters’ inducement. Rather than the usual money...

Buhari lacks vision, capacity to develop Nigeria – Saraki

21 September 2018
Buhari lacks vision, capacity to develop Nigeria – Saraki

President of Senate, Mr Bukola Saraki, says that the leadership of All Progressives Congress, led by President Muhammadu Buhari, lacks the vision, capacity and the patience to develop the country....

Buhari to supporters: Ignore Saraki’s ‘crude’ remarks

21 September 2018
Buhari to supporters: Ignore Saraki’s ‘crude’ remarks

Presidency has urged supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore attacks on him by Senate President, Mr Bukola Saraki. Saraki recently defected from rulling All Progressives Congress (APC) and is...

I left because APC has failed Nigerians - Dogara

21 September 2018
I left because APC has failed Nigerians - Dogara

Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, said yesterday that he left APC for PDP because the ruling party “failed to keep to promises it made to Nigerians.” Dogara...

I'm running for presidency to develop Nigeria - Tambuwal

21 September 2018
I'm running for presidency to develop Nigeria - Tambuwal

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan Governor of Sokoto State and presidential aspirant under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Aminu Tambuwal, has said he forfeited the chance to run for...

AGF Malami hires firms to plant pro-Buhari opinion articles in U.S. papers

21 September 2018
AGF Malami hires firms to plant pro-Buhari opinion articles in U.S. papers

Justice Minister, Mr Abubakar Malami, has hired two American lobbying and public relations firms to plant opinion article favourable to the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in American newspapers. Mr. Malami’s...

2019: Ex-Oyo SSG, Alli pledges workers welfare, wealth creation

21 September 2018
2019: Ex-Oyo SSG, Alli pledges workers welfare, wealth creation

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan Former Secretary to Oyo State Government (SSG) and gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Mr Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli, on Thursday, picked expression of...

Osun poll: Politicians already sharing money - TMG

20 September 2018
Osun poll: Politicians already sharing money - TMG

With about 48 hours to Osun State governorship election, a coalition of civil rights organisations under the aegis of Transition Monitoring Group, on Wednesday, said it had uncovered ongoing plans...

I'm the bridge between North and South - Mark

20 September 2018
I'm the bridge between North and South - Mark

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan Former Senate President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Mr David Mark, Wednesday in Ibadan, said he is the bridge between the Northern and the Southern...

Jimi Agbaje enters Lagos governorship race

20 September 2018
Jimi Agbaje enters Lagos governorship race

Mr Jimi Agbaje, 2015 Lagos State governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, on Wednesday ended speculations about his re-run bid, saying he was back in the race. Agbaje made the...

APC is deceitful, we'll sack them in Oyo - ADC

20 September 2018
APC is deceitful, we'll sack them in Oyo - ADC

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan National Chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Mr Ralph Nwosu, has read the riot act to ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, saying ADC is...

Buhari does not understand governance - Saraki

19 September 2018
Buhari does not understand governance - Saraki

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan Senate President and presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari does not understand governance...

Osun 2018: INEC launches braille guide for blind voters

19 September 2018
Osun 2018: INEC launches braille guide for blind voters

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has launched a braille ballot guide to assist eligible voters who are visually impaired to assist them cast their ballot without support in Osun State...

APC, PDP taken over by impunity – Ex-PDP chair

19 September 2018
APC, PDP taken over by impunity – Ex-PDP chair

A former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Barnabas Gemade, lambasted PDP and All Progressives Congress, noting that both parties had been taken over by impunity and it...

Election budget, others to suffer further delay

18 September 2018
Election budget, others to suffer further delay

Budget for 2019 elections awaiting approval of National Assembly will suffer further delay as lawmakers plan to postpone their resumption slated for next Tuesday. The election budget has been in...

2019: INEC develops App, releases telephone lines to report malpractices

18 September 2018
2019: INEC develops App, releases telephone lines to report malpractices

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ‎has developed an app as part of efforts put in place by the commission to stamp out the menace of vote buying that has found...

Osun 2018: INEC bans mobile phones, cameras at polling booths

18 September 2018
Osun 2018: INEC bans mobile phones, cameras at polling booths

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that cameras and other recording devices will not be allowed into polling booths during Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State. Chairman of the...

APC governor’s convoy attacked by angry party members

18 September 2018
APC governor’s convoy attacked by angry party members

The convoy of Zamfara State Governor, Mr Abdul’aziz Yari, was on Sunday attacked by aggrieved members of his own party, APC. Yari, whose Zamfara State is suffering from attacks by...

Ex-PDP national chairman dumps party for SDP

18 September 2018
Ex-PDP national chairman dumps party for SDP

Former National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and senator representing Benue North-East Senatorial district, Mr Barnabas Gemade, has again defected to Social Democratic Party, SDP. Gemade, who few weeks...

APC to Nigerians: Don’t return thieves to power

17 September 2018
APC to Nigerians: Don’t return thieves to power

Those ganging up to unseat the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government ruined the nation’s economy, the ruling party has said. It alerted Nigerians to be wary of...

Dogara’s defection from APC patriotic - PDP

17 September 2018
Dogara’s defection from APC patriotic - PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday welcomed Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, back to its fold from All Progressives Congress (APC), PDP in a statement signed by...

2019: Group tasks Oyo youth over support for Saraki

17 September 2018
2019: Group tasks Oyo youth over support for Saraki

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan A group within Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has thrown its weight behind the presidential aspiration of Senate President Bukola Saraki, charging youths...

Presidency to HSBC: Return our stolen assets, not give negative prophesy on Buhari

16 September 2018
Presidency to HSBC: Return our stolen assets, not give negative prophesy on Buhari

PRESS RELEASE The Presidency wishes to make clear to all Nigerians, and particularly the global banking giant HSBC which said the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari would stunt the...

Suspense in Lagos APC as Ambode flies to Abuja to beg Tinubu

16 September 2018
Suspense in Lagos APC as Ambode flies to Abuja to beg Tinubu

Confusion over the reelection bid of Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, failed to clear off on Saturday as All Progressives Congress national leadership could not secure a firm commitment...

John Dara picks SDP presidential forms

15 September 2018
John Dara picks SDP presidential forms

A former Special Assistant to ex-Defense Minister, Mr T.Y Danjuma, a retired army General, Mr John Dara, has obtained Expression of Interest and Nomination forms to slug it out with...

2019: INEC to ban phones at polling units

15 September 2018
2019: INEC to ban phones at polling units

Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Mahmood Yakubu, says the commission is considering banning the use of mobile phones at polling units. Yakubu made this known on Friday...

Tinubu has final say on next Lagos gov - APC

14 September 2018
Tinubu has final say on next Lagos gov - APC

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s prospects of returning as governor of Lagos State were yesterday hanging on the cliff with all major political players in the state pointing at National Leader of...

Buhari, Ajimobi, Akiolu make last-minute moves to save Ambode

13 September 2018
Buhari, Ajimobi, Akiolu make last-minute moves to save Ambode

President Muhammadu Buhari, Oyo State Governor, Mr Abiola Ajimobi; and Oba of Lagos, Mr Rilwan Akiolu, have embarked on a last-minute move to save Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode,...

No rift between Tinubu and I, says Ambode

13 September 2018
No rift between Tinubu and I, says Ambode

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday said reports of a rift between him and All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Mr Bola Tinubu were untrue. A statement signed by his Chief...

APC, PDP disagree on EIU, HSBC reports unfavourable to Buhari

13 September 2018
APC, PDP disagree on EIU, HSBC reports unfavourable to Buhari

All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed divergent views on separate reports of Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and global firm, HSBC, on 2019 elections.. Economist Intelligence...

2019: Dogara picks PDP nomination form

13 September 2018
2019: Dogara picks PDP nomination form

Mr Yakubu Dogara, Speaker House of Representatives, has picked the nomination form to return to the House on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, multiple sources familiar with the development...

Jonathan accuses Oshiomhole of mental instability

13 September 2018
Jonathan accuses Oshiomhole of mental instability

A former president, Mr Goodluck Jonathan, has questioned the psychological state of national chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole. Jonathan was reacting to an allegation by Oshiomhole...

2019: Selfish, weakest members have exited APC – Buhari

12 September 2018
2019: Selfish, weakest members have exited APC – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said those who defected from All Progressives Congress (APC) to other political parties were the selfish and weakest members who could not align with the...

APC adopts Buhari as sole candidate

12 September 2018
APC adopts Buhari as sole candidate

National Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Maimala Buni, Tuesday in Abuja, said the party had adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as its sole candidate for 2019 presidential election. Answering...

Buhari will lose 2019 presidential election - The Economist

12 September 2018
Buhari will lose 2019 presidential election - The Economist

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research unit of The Economist Magazine, has predicted that opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will defeat ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the upcoming...

2019: PDP confirms dates for presidential, other primaries

12 September 2018
2019: PDP confirms dates for presidential, other primaries

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its presidential primary and National Convention still hold on Friday, October 5 to Saturday, October 6 as earlier scheduled. There are at least 12 aspirants...

Ambode faces impeachment, as relationship with Tinubu worsens

12 September 2018
Ambode faces impeachment, as relationship with Tinubu worsens

A day after Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State officially declared his bid for a second term, there is a threat to impeach the governor, TheCable has reported. The impeachment...

2019: Otedola to vie for Lagos governorship under PDP – Publisher

12 September 2018
2019: Otedola to vie for Lagos governorship under PDP – Publisher

Chairman, CEO of Forte Oil, Mr Femi Otedola is going to run for the governorship seat of Lagos State, according to magazine publisher, Mr Dele Momodu. Momodu, publisher of Ovation...

2019: Plan for consensus candidate unsettles PDP

11 September 2018
2019: Plan for consensus candidate unsettles PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors have rejected what they see as a plot by some of their colleagues to impose a presidential candidate on the party. Instead, the governors have...