POLITICS

Party Crisis: stakeholders advocate closer party and legislature collaboration

Party Crisis: stakeholders advocate closer party and legislature collaboration

Except politicians and other stakeholders in the Nigerian political system collaborate and work together to look for a way forward to all the challenges facing the country, the system may collapse, political stakeholders have said. The stakeholders converged in Abuja on Monday at a round table conference organized by the National Institute For Legislative Studies […]

Akinjide, NANS eulogize Lam Adesina

Akinjide, NANS eulogize Lam Adesina

Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide has commiserated with the family of former Governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Lam Adesina, over his death. Akinjide described Adesina as a leader who cared for the masses and worked across party lines for the good of Oyo State. She prayed for divine courage for […]

Ondo poll: We will take position soon, says ACN

Ondo poll: We will take position soon, says ACN

Following the declaration of the Labour Party as the party that won the Ondo state governorship election, the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) on Sunday said it will study carefully the general details of the results with a view to taking a final position. Speaking after the announcement by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) through […]

Insecurity: Group wants VP's resignation

Insecurity: Group wants VP's resignation

A group known as Coalition of Northern Professionals, (CNP) yesterday rejected the call for the recognition of the Vice President, Namadi Sambo over insurgency in the north. The group said agitators of Sambo’s resignation should rather commend him for working tirelessly with President Goodluck Jonathan to transform Nigeria. The Chairman of the group, Ahmed Mohammed, […]

Ondo guber poll: Labour Party raises alarm over importation of thugs

Ondo guber poll: Labour Party raises alarm over importation of thugs

Twelve days to the Ondo state governorship election, the Labour Party has decried what it called the importation of thugs and supporters from neighbouring states to attend rallies, manipulate and to vote in the election slated for October 20. The party raised the alarm in a statement issued in Abuja by its National Chairman, Dan […]

N80bn Bond, ploy to impoverish S-West – PDP

N80bn Bond, ploy to impoverish S-West – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) (South-West) has described plan by the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN)government in Lagos State to source N80 billion Bond from the capital market as not only criminal but a disservice to the people of Lagos State, who are already burdened by the huge debt being owed by the State. The […]

PDP raises alarm over plots to rig Ondo governorship election

  Delete     As clock ticks towards the governorship election in Ondo state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it has uncovered plots by the Labour Party led government in Ondo state to rig, intimidate and destabilize the PDP, so as to win the forthcoming governorship election in the state. Addressing journalists at the […]

Ondo poll: INEC releases voters list

Ondo poll: INEC releases voters list

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ondo state yesterday unveiled the list of registered voters who are eligible to vote in the forthcoming October 20 election in the state. The Commission said the development was in compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) which stipulated that lists of registered voters […]

INEC begins printing of 40m permanent voters’ cards

INEC begins printing of 40m permanent voters’ cards

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the printing of 40 million permanent voters’ cards. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, who disclosed this in Abuja on Wednesday at a meeting with participants at the International training seminar on national security organised by the Defence Intelligence School, Abuja said the cards were part of […]

Group slams Ekiti SIEC, Judicial Service Commission over congratulatory adverts for Fayemi

  Delete     An Abuja based Non Governmental Organisation; Society for Rule of Law in Nigeria (SRLN) has described newspaper advertisements placed by the Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) and the State Judicial Service Commission (JCS), to congratulate the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi on his award as Leadership Newspaper’s Governor of the […]