Things to know about Saturday’s Lagos LG election

The Lagos state local government and council areas elections will take place on Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Things to know about Saturday’s Lagos LG election

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) will conduct the local government and council elections for the state on Saturday, July 22, 2017. On Tuesday, July 18, the state’s Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, announced that 30,000 police personnel and other security agencies would provide security during the elections. Here is everything you need to know […]

Yari: APC convention is dependent on Buhari’s health

Abdulaziz Yari, Zamfara state governor, says the illness of President Muhammadu Buhari has put the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on hold.

Yari: APC convention is dependent on Buhari’s health

Abdulaziz Yari, Zamfara state governor, says the illness of President Muhammadu Buhari has put the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on hold. He said Buhari’s absence has so far made it impossible for a meeting of the party’s national executive committee to take place. Yari said this on Wednesday while speaking at a […]

#NotTooYoungToRun: Who wants to keep younger Nigerians out of power?

Sources familiar with the development, lending weight to widespread concerns, claim that the proposed amendment to reduce the constitutionally stipulated ages for electoral offices had been excluded from the final report.

#NotTooYoungToRun: Who wants to keep younger Nigerians out of power?

Feelers from the just concluded retreat of the joint committee of the National Assembly on the review of the 1999 Constitution, which held weekend in Lagos, suggest that the current leadership of the Federal legislature might have willfully and deliberately thrown aside the clamour for a representation of younger Nigerians in positions of authority. Sources […]

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has inaugurated his presidential campaign.

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has inaugurated his presidential campaign.

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has inaugurated his presidential campaign.

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has inaugurated his presidential campaign. The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum had launched his presidential campaign on his Facebook page. Fayose had on several occasions declared that he would run for the Presidency in 2019. Just last week, the governor declared that he would take over […]

Nigeria needs repackaging not restructuring – Okorocha

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has said that Nigeria did not need any form of restructuring.

Nigeria needs repackaging not restructuring – Okorocha

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has said that Nigeria did not need any form of restructuring. He said instead, what the country needed was “repackaging.” Okorocha stated this at the 67th Annual Conference of the Broadcasting Corporation of Nigeria, BON, in Owerri. According to him, restructuring meant different things to the various geo-political zones […]

My life is being threatened, says Banire

Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has been receiving life-threatening messages over his fight against the “imposition” of candidates in the party.

My life is being threatened, says Banire

Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has been receiving life-threatening messages over his fight against the “imposition” of candidates in the party. Banire has accused the party leadership of working against internal democracy and not allowing popular candidates to represent the APC in Saturday’s local government election. His criticisms have drawn […]

We did not promise Nigerians anything in 4 years – APC tells Nigerians

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) has declared that it did not promise to fix the nation’s economy and ultimately turn around the fortunes of Nigerians in four years.

We did not promise Nigerians anything in 4 years – APC tells Nigerians

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) has declared that it did not promise to fix the nation’s economy and ultimately turn around the fortunes of Nigerians in four years. Reacting to a report attributed to a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a national daily, that accused the ruling party […]

Don’t allow excuses turn you to the house-of-do-nothing – Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged federal lawmakers not to allow excuses hinder their performance.

Don’t allow excuses turn you to the house-of-do-nothing – Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged federal lawmakers not to allow excuses hinder their performance. He urged them to come up with legislation that would help in promoting the country’s diversity for prosperity. Tinubu made the call when Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, led senate and house of representatives […]

Osinbajo Deceives Nigerians – Fayose

Fayose said what Nigerians desired now is a live video of President Buhari addressing them, not a visit in which no pictorial (photo or video) was made available to the members of the public.

Osinbajo Deceives Nigerians – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state on Wednesday described the reported visit of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to President Muhammadu Buhari in London as a deceit and another attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) government to deceive Nigerians on the state of health of the President. Fayose said what Nigerians desired now is a […]

Makarfi takes over PDP secretariat

Ahmed Makarfi, caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has taken over the party’s secretariat. 

Makarfi takes over PDP secretariat

Ahmed Makarfi, caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has taken over the party’s secretariat. The secretariat had on different occasions been sealed off by the police owing to the leadership tussle between Makarfi and Ali Modu Sheriff,  which smouldered until Wednesday. The supreme court on Wednesday declared Makarfi as the authentic chairman […]

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