Politics

PDP disqualifies Olafeso, two others, clears 27 ahead of convention

PDP disqualifies Olafeso, two others, clears 27 ahead of convention

• Atiku affirms readiness for the 2023 presidency The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, disqualified its former National Vice Chairman (South West), Eddy Olafeso, from contesting the position of National Publicity Secretary. Also affected are Prof. Adewale Abiodun Oladepo and Okey Muo-Aroh, who was eyeing the National Secretary seat. Chairman of the National Convention Planning Committee…

CNPP Urges FG, South East Governors to Trade Cautiously in Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, Sunday Igboho Cases

CNPP Urges FG, South East Governors to Trade Cautiously in Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, Sunday Igboho Cases

“The challenges of poverty, unemployment in the country, and a feeling of lack of a sense of belonging in South East, just like in other parts of the country, should be addressed by the federal government and the states with uttermost sincerity. …Calls for Negotiation with Aggrieved Youths Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has…

Hon. Micheal Okunlade Emerges as Oyo PDP Chair

Hon. Micheal Okunlade Emerges as Oyo PDP Chair

“We are all aware why we arrived at this stage. Like you, I am one of the victims of the misgivings of governor Makinde. We struggled for him during the electioneering campaign but we are his arch enemies today. From Bola Ogunlayi, Ibadan Former Oyo House of Assembly member,Hon.Micheal Okunlade has been elected Chairman of…

Shekarau, Gaya move against Ganduje over APC congress

Shekarau, Gaya move against Ganduje over APC congress

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State is in for a fight with the three Kano senators and four House of Representatives members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for allegedly imposing delegates on the party for Saturday’s congress. Leading the aggrieved lawmakers, who rejected the party’s nomination, is Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau (Kano Central), The Guardian…

APC, PDP in flurry of activities to decide critical congresses

APC, PDP in flurry of activities to decide critical congresses

• APC insists on going ahead with states congresses amid protests • PDP Northern governors in marathon meeting to decide Ayu, Shema’s fate for national chairman• Consensus arrangement suffers setback as stakeholders shun meeting, to reconvene today• I have no plan to return to APC, says Obaseki  • Save Nigerians your lamentations, PDP tells APC Barring…

Nasarawa Council Election: ALGON National Treasurer Declared Winner of Lafia LGA Chairmanship Poll

Nasarawa Council Election: ALGON National Treasurer Declared Winner of Lafia LGA Chairmanship Poll

The former Executive Executive Chairman of Lafia Local Government Area (LGA) of Nasarawa State who is also the National Treasurer of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria) ALGON), Hon. Maifata Muazu has been returned, duly elected in yesterday’s council election in the north central state. Hon. Maifata Muazu was the All Progressive Congress (APC)…

Stakeholders insist INEC embraces Kaduna council election template

Stakeholders insist INEC embraces Kaduna council election template

We’re ready as far as the laws permit, Says INEC The September 4 2021 local government election in Kaduna State, conducted under Governor Nasir El Rufai of All Progressives Congress (APC), using Electronic Voting System (EVS), despite its shortcomings, has become a reference point for the National Assembly, whose majority voted against the inclusion of…

Saraki, groups push for electronic collation of election results in 2023

Saraki, groups push for electronic collation of election results in 2023

The National Consultative Front (NCFront) has challenged Nigerians to compel the Federal Government to adopt electronic transmission of election results in 2023. The group said after wide consultation, it found that one major factor for electoral malpractices was the manual transfer of election results, which it described as archaic, problematic and prone to abuses and…

Power shift: Your position unconstitutional, North governors reply South colleagues

Power shift: Your position unconstitutional, North governors reply South colleagues

• Back FG on VAT, say Lagos, Rivers misunderstand the tax• They only exercised their right under freedom of expression, Southern governors chair reacts• Yoruba group flays NSGF, traditional rulers, says gentleman’s agreement must be respected In apparent display of fault lines set to define the fierce contest for the 2023 presidential election, the Northern States…

IMC Alien To ALGON Constitution, a Mistake With Fraudulent Intent – Ex-spokesman Alerts Nigerians, Security Agencies

IMC Alien To ALGON Constitution, a Mistake With Fraudulent Intent – Ex-spokesman Alerts Nigerians, Security Agencies

“At this point, the stakeholders of the Association, including the ALGON Board of Trustees (BOT) felt concerned and stepped into the matter. At that moment, so many things were made clear to us (The IMC) and ALGON Constitution was also thoroughly made clear to us. Former spokesperson of the defunct Interim Management Committee (IMC) of…