Benue LG polls witness low turnout

Saturday’s council polls in Benue State witnessed low turn out of voters even as members of the public went about their businesses without any hindrance. The All Progressives Congress (APC) had on Friday, in a statement, pulled out of the election with a call on its loyalists to remain calm and prepare for 2023. When our correspondent moved round to monitor the election in Makurdi … Continue reading Benue LG polls witness low turnout

I have returned to PDP in Ekiti to make it stronger, Segun Oni replies Fayose

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, has assured another former governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose and the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that his mission at the party is to encourage teamwork and build fellowship among members for a virile party. Fayose, through his media aide, Lere Olayinka, had said there won’t be red carpet reception for the former governor on … Continue reading I have returned to PDP in Ekiti to make it stronger, Segun Oni replies Fayose

Edo APC Guber : APC adopts indirect primary – State Chairman

EDO APC ADOPTS INDIRECT PRIMARY THE NATIONAL WORKING COMMITTEE THROUGH: THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS 40 BLANTYRE STREET ABUJA RE: PROPOSED GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARY ELECTION – PREFERRED MODE The above-mentioned matter refers. Please find attached herewith the resolution of members of the Edo State Executive Committee together with other critical stakeholders for the preferred mode of the primary election for the nomination of the gubernatorial … Continue reading Edo APC Guber : APC adopts indirect primary – State Chairman

Court discharges acquit Sen. Adeleke of exam malpractices allegation

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, discharged and acquitted former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Sen. Ademola Adeleke, of allegations of examination malpractices filed against him by the police. Justice Ekwo, in a ruling, said he was minded to discharge and acquit Adeleke in view of the prosecution’s decision to withdraw charges against the … Continue reading Court discharges acquit Sen. Adeleke of exam malpractices allegation

Court fixes June 3 to hear the substantive suit filed by 31 deregistered political parties

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has again adjourned until fixed June 3 to hear a suit filed by 31 political parties against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Justice Anwuli Chikere, on Friday, gave the new date following the court’s inability to sit as scheduled. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC had, on Feb. 6, deregistered 74 political parties, leaving 18 others. … Continue reading Court fixes June 3 to hear the substantive suit filed by 31 deregistered political parties

APC Governors meet, to endorse Obaseki, Akeredolu

…Fayemi, Bagudu to present a resolution to Buhari. Strong feelers coming from sources close to the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) say the governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC will make known, their endorsement for governors Godwin Obaseki of Edo state and Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state at their meeting billed for today. This is coming on the heels of a purported endorsement of Pastor … Continue reading APC Governors meet, to endorse Obaseki, Akeredolu

Abuja Group “Buys” APC Nomination Form For Edo Governor’s Re-Election

An Abuja-based group known as Obaseki Mandate Forum has obtained nomination form for the re-election of Godwin Obaseki in Edo State a few hours after Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu picked his own form. Chairman of the forum said most of the members of the group are card-caring members of APC in Edo State. The political situation in the state is becoming tensed as gladiators in the … Continue reading Abuja Group “Buys” APC Nomination Form For Edo Governor’s Re-Election

Edo Guber: I’m in the race to develop Edo, serve my people – Ize-Iyamu

…Confirms his consensus’ candidacy The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Wednesday said his ambition to govern the state was primarily for the development of the state and to serve the people. He made this declaration shortly after obtaining the party’s governorship nomination form at the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja. Ize-Iyamu last Tuesday night was … Continue reading Edo Guber: I’m in the race to develop Edo, serve my people – Ize-Iyamu

Twitter issues fact check of Trump tweets for first time

Twitter issued a fact check of some of Donald Trump’s tweets on Tuesday, marking the first time the U.S. president’s favoured social media platform has pushed back against him spreading falsehoods. The move, which almost immediately heightened tensions between Trump and the social media giant, came in the form of a label under two of the president’s tweets, which claimed that mail-in voter ballots are … Continue reading Twitter issues fact check of Trump tweets for first time

Edo APC will pick the Guber candidate and not the Abuja chapter – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki has released an official statement disregarding reports that the All Progressive Congress (APC) has adopted a consensus candidate of pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu as the next gubernatorial poll in the state approaches. According to a statement by his spokesman, Crusoe Osagie, he said the state chapter of the party would pick the candidate for the election and not the Abuja chapter of the … Continue reading Edo APC will pick the Guber candidate and not the Abuja chapter – Obaseki