Court rejects PDP’s request to stay judgment sacking Anambra Exco

Court rejects PDP’s request to stay judgment sacking Anambra Exco • Voids June 10 and 11 delegate elections A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama has dismissed three applications filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and two others seeking to stay the court’s June 9 judgment sacking the party’s Executive Council (EXCO) in Anambra State. Justice...... more

Anambra guber: PDP leaders meet with aspirants, stakeholders

Anambra guber: PDP leaders meet with aspirants, stakeholders Ahead of the June 26 Anambra state governorship primaries, leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday met with aspirants and stakeholders in Abuja in a bid to find a common ground to confront the ruling party in the state. The meeting which had in attendance, Prince Uche Secondus, the national...... more

PDP ANAMBRA STATE ... the curse of pyrrhic victories

PDP ANAMBRA STATE  ... the curse of pyrrhic victories By Olisa Metuh Chief Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, and a stalwart of the party in his home state, Anambra, has a word of advice for members of the party as they begin another process of electing the party's gubernatorial flagbearer for the November...... more

37 APC, PDP, APGA aspirants jostle to replace Obiano

37 APC, PDP, APGA aspirants jostle to replace Obiano As the June deadline for all party primaries for the November 6, 2021 Anambra Governorship election draws near, All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Labour Party (LP) and other political parties are parading more than thirty-seven qualified and capable aspirants who are jostling to...... more

Nigeria Middle Belters defined ahead of restructuring plans

Nigeria Middle Belters defined ahead of restructuring plans By Achadu Gabriel THE age long questions about who really are the middle Belt of Nigeria and or Nigerians or middle Belt of the northern Nigeria or middle belters of Nigerians has finally been answered in fullest. The physiologist or psychologist behind the true and historically definition was put together by...... more

South East will contest 2023 presidency as if their lives depend on it - ABC Nwosu

South East will contest 2023 presidency as if their lives depend on it - ABC Nwosu Elder statesman and former Minister of Health, Prof ABC Nwosu is very optimistic that a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction will emerge in 2023. He said in this interview held in Enugu last weekend that the South East shall prepare to contest the 2023 presidency as if their lives depend on it. The...... more

2023: PDP governors disagree over committee’s no-zoning report

2023: PDP governors disagree over committee’s no-zoning report Peopls Democratic Party (PDP) controlled state governors appear to be at loggerhead over the report of the Bala Mohammed-led committee which recommended that the party’s presidential ticket for 2023 be made an all-comer affair. The committee was charged with the responsibility of investigating the party’s loss at the 2019 polls. But...... more

2023: Give PDP another chance, Saraki begs Nigerians

2023: Give PDP another chance, Saraki begs Nigerians Former President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, Friday appealed to Nigerians to give the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, another chance to lead the country in 2023. Saraki who made the appeal in Asaba, Delta state while inaugurating DLA Road, adjoining streets and Government Primary School, Junior Staff Quarters, Asaba, built...... more

LG poll: Dynamites explode at Rivers PDP Secretariat

LG poll: Dynamites explode at Rivers PDP Secretariat Twin explosions suspected to be dynamites on Thursday disrupted the Local Government primary elections of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It was gathered that the dynamite were detonated in a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) parked in front of the party secretariat located along Aba Road. The...... more

Ohanaeze Election: Igbos got it right, ready for 2023 presidency

Ohanaeze Election: Igbos got it right, ready for 2023 presidency PROFESSOR ABC Nwosu is an astute politician, a former Minister of Health and a chieftain of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He is also a major player in the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo. He spoke with Advocate's Editor-in-Chief, Tony Edike on Nigeria's journey so far under the All...... more

INEC fixes Anambra guber election November 6

INEC fixes Anambra guber election November 6 • Party primaries to hold June, July The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 6, as possible date for the conduct of Anambra State governorship election. Its  National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, disclosed this in a statement, Tuesday,  saying the tentative date was done by virtue of...... more

Why power should shift to South in 2023 — Zulum

Why power should shift to South in 2023 — Zulum The Governor of Borno State, Prof Babagana Zulum, said on Friday that for the sake of fairness, power should return to the south in 2023. He faulted the suspicion that any part of the country could not be trusted with power, perhaps for the fear of secession. He stressed that there was...... more

2023: Nominate presidential candidates from S’East, Igbo political leaders urge APC, PDP, others

2023: Nominate presidential candidates from S’East, Igbo political leaders urge APC, PDP, others Prominent politicians from the South-East on Tuesday met and resolved to unite across party lines to work for the emergence of Nigeria’s president of Igbo extraction in 2023. They met under the auspices of South-East Political Leaders at Sen. Orji Kalu’s Camp Neya country home in Igbere, Bende Local Government Area...... more

Buhari, Tinubu, others agreed South-West ‘ll produce 2023 presidential candidate –Balogun, Lagos APC chair

Buhari, Tinubu, others agreed South-West ‘ll produce 2023 presidential candidate –Balogun, Lagos APC chair The Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr Tunde Balogun, has disclosed that the founding fathers of the party had an agreement in 2014 that the South-West geopolitical zone will produce the party’s presidential candidate for the 2023 election. He said it would be “dishonourable” for the...... more

Biden now US president-elect, major Western media project

Biden now US president-elect, major Western media project Democrat candidate, Joe Biden, has won the US presidency over Donald Trump, major international and US-based TV networks reported on Saturday, a victory sealed after the Democrat claimed several key battleground states won by the Republican incumbent in 2016. It was learnt that CNN, NBC News, CBS News, BBC and Al...... more

INEC presents Report of 2019 General Elections

INEC presents Report of 2019 General Elections The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday presented the report of the 2019 general elections. INEC Chairman, Professor Mamood Yakubu, made the presentation while briefing journalists at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He began with an explanation that the document contained two reports – the Report of...... more

Isi-Uzo Bye-election: Jubilation as Gov. Ugwuanyi storms Eha-Amufu for PDP campaign flag-off

Isi-Uzo Bye-election: Jubilation as Gov. Ugwuanyi storms Eha-Amufu for PDP campaign flag-off • ’God will surprise you’, late lawmaker’s wife/Party's candidate tells governor   Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday, led leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to Eha-Amufu for campaign flag-off of the Isi-Uzo Constituency bye-election scheduled for October 31, 2020. The Isi-Uzo Constituency seat in the State House...... more

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu in early lead, Jegede, Agboola dominate strongholds

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu in early lead, Jegede, Agboola dominate strongholds • INEC uploads over 70% results online on election day Some early results of the Ondo State governorship poll revealed that the incumbent governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, is in early lead in the race. TheCable reported that Akeredolu is leading his opponents with over 84,011 votes in 12 local government areas. The...... more

Full text of Buhari’s 2021 budget speech

Full text of Buhari’s 2021 budget speech PROTOCOLS 1. It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. 2. Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Members of the National Assembly, at this juncture, I wish to commend your tremendous efforts in approving the revision of the 2020 –...... more

Nigeria’ll crash with current domination of North — Edwin Clark

Nigeria’ll crash with current domination of North — Edwin Clark In this interview with The Punch, Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, speaks  about Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary, current socio-political challenges, fiscal federalism and what needs to be done to get the country working. What do you think about the state of the nation as Nigeria celebrates its 60th independence anniversary? At...... more

2023 presidency: PDP leaders visit Obasanjo, Jonathan, Mark

2023 presidency: PDP leaders visit Obasanjo, Jonathan, Mark Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has visited former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to solicit their support to reclaim the presidency in 2023. The delegation was set up by the National Working Committee of the party to visit founding fathers of the PDP to seek their support...... more

Peace finally returns to Enugu chapter of APC, holds crucial meeting today

Peace finally returns to Enugu chapter of APC, holds crucial meeting today There are indications that peace has finally returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Enugu State Chapter after years of infighting over who controls the soul of party in the state. As part of effort to strengthen an enduring peace and close ranks among the party faithful, the Minister of Foreign...... more

God used Wike for my re-election— Obaseki

God used Wike for my re-election— Obaseki From left— (front row): Edo State First Lady, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki; Governor Godwin Obaseki; Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Chairman of PDP National Campaign Council for Edo gubernatorial election; Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu; his wife, Maryann; Chairman of Edo State PDP Campaign Council, Chief Dan Orbih,...... more

BREAKING: Obaseki re-elected Edo gov, floors APC, Ize-Iyamu [See results]

BREAKING: Obaseki re-elected Edo gov,  floors APC, Ize-Iyamu [See results] Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) opponent, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in the Saturday’s election. The results collated from all LGAs shows that Obaseki scored 307,857 votes to beat his closest rival, Ize-Iyamu who polled  223,622 votes to second position.  The Independent...... more

Violence: Edo poll proves pundits wrong

Violence: Edo poll proves pundits wrong Against nationwide apprehension that Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State would be marred by large scale violence , the election held peacefully in most parts of the state, save for disruptions recorded in few Local Government Areas. Our correspondents who monitored the poll in different parts of the state observed that...... more

Jubilation as Ebeano family endorses Ugwuanyi as leader

Jubilation as Ebeano family endorses Ugwuanyi as leader ...Pledges absolute loyalty, support for governor’s political decisions in 2023 Thousands of jubilant members and supporters of the resilient Ebeano Political Family in Enugu State, on Saturday, unanimously endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as their leader in whom they are well pleased. The members of the political movement gave the endorsement, when...... more

Edo: ‘My reelection not worth spilling of blood' – Obaseki

Edo: ‘My reelection not worth spilling of blood' – Obaseki The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has asked God to let him lose Saturday’s governorship election “if it will cost the blood of anybody”. According to the governor, who will stand for re-election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his second term ambition is not worth spilling...... more

Edo election: Over 300 policemen surround Wike’s hotel in Benin, PDP warns IGP

Edo election: Over 300 policemen surround Wike’s hotel in Benin, PDP warns IGP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed the hotel where the Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, is lodging in Benin City, the capital of Edo State, has been surrounded by over 300 policemen. This allegation was made by the party’s chairman in Rivers State, Akawor Desmond. Wike is in the...... more

Ondo APC, PDP supporters clash, Jegede alleges assassination

Ondo APC, PDP supporters clash, Jegede alleges assassination No fewer than five persons sustained varying degrees of injury while some  vehicles were vandalised when supporters of the candidates of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party clashed in Oba Akoko, in the Akoko South West Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday. The incident occurred when...... more

Edo & Ondo Guber: UK threatens Visa Ban on Nigerian Election Riggers

Edo & Ondo Guber: UK threatens Visa Ban on Nigerian Election Riggers The United Kingdom on Tuesday warned those who plan to cause violence during the Edo and Ondo State governorship elections, saying it may impose travel restrictions on the perpetrators and prosecute them under international law. The Edo State governorship election is scheduled to hold on September 10 while the Ondo State...... more

 

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