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PDP CRISIS: OYINLOLA, BARAJE SUE PDP

4 years ago /

The crisis rocking the ruling party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, appears to be far from over as members of the Factional Group, New PDP have taken their grievances to the Judicial arm of government.

ANAMBRA ELECTIONS: DISENFRANCHISED WOMEN PROTEST IN AWKA

4 years ago /

Following the numerous complaints that have trailed the Anambra state governorship elections and the very many faults attributed to the electoral body, INEC, disenfranchised women took to the streets in Awka to protest their inability to participate in the electoral process.

ANAMBRA ELECTION: TMG ANNOUNCES ELECTION MONITORING RESULTS

4 years ago /

The Transition Monitoring Group has opined that the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) still has a lot to do to boost public confidence in electoral processes ahead of the 2015 General elections

Anambra elections: PDP accuses APC of Blackmail to discredit polls

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern over what it has described as the “antics” of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the conduct of Anambra gubernatorial elections.

 

ANAMBRA POLLS: SUSPECTED ELECTION MERCENARIES CAPTURED IN IMO STATE

4 years ago /

Imo state Police Command says about 200 and eighty-one suspected mercenaries are currently in Imo state on their way to Anambra state for Saturday’s Governorship election.

 

TARABA CRISIS: Civil societies issue note of warning

4 years ago /

Some civil rights activists have warned that if the  crisis between the Taraba state governor, Danbaba Suntai and his Deputy Garba Umar   is not amicably resolved it  may plunge the state into anarchy.

Anambra Decides: Ngige calls on INEC to ensure votes count

4 years ago /

The APC Governorship aspirant briefed newsmen through his campaign Director General, George Moghalu urging the relevant agencies to put the necessary machineries in place to achieve a free, fair and credible election. He also made a passionate plea to the general public to ensure that the will of the people was protected at all cost.

DISRUPTION OF G-7 GOVERNORS MEETING: IG CLAIMS INNOCENCE

4 years ago /

Following the controversy that has surrounded the disruption of the meetings between the members of the New PDP, the House of Representative summoned the Inspector General of Police to inquire about whose orders the DPO of Asokoro was acting on when he disrupted the last meeting between the Governors at the Kano state Governor’s Lodge.

APC MEMBERS VISIT IBB, ABDULSALAMI ABUBAKAR

4 years ago /

Following recent activities of opposition party, All Progressives Congress, APC, yet another controversial visit has been attributed to the political party.

EDO STATE: ADAMS OSHIOMOLE CELEBRATES 5 YEARS IN OFFICE

4 years ago /

The Samuel Ogbemuda stadium in Benin witnessed an unprecedented turnout of dignitaries, APC Women groups, youths and other party-faithfuls as the Edo state Governor, Adams Oshiomole celebrated the 5th year anniversary of his administration.

ANAMBRA POLLS: YORUBA COMMUNITY DECLARES SUPPORT FOR IFEANYI UBAH

4 years ago /

An association of Yorubas in Anambra, the Yoruba Community in Anambra which recently condemned the recent expulsion of some Ibo traders from Lagos state, has described Ibo professionals and businessmen as hardworking Nigerians who have contributed significantly to the socio-economic development of South-West Nigeria.

ANAMBRA POLLS: ADC MEMBERS DECLARE SUPPORT FOR IFEANYI UBAH

4 years ago /

With the Anambra state gubernatorial elections just a few days away, all parties involved in the process have intensified efforts in order to claim victory come Election day.

PDP CRISIS: MIXED REACTIONS TRAIL SUSPENSION OF PARTY MEMBERS

4 years ago /

The recent suspension of the newly reinstated National Secretary of the Peoples Democartic Party by the Court of Appeal, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and three others has launched yet another chapter in the crisis rocking the party.

ANAMBRA POLLS: NGIGE GATHERS SUPPORT

4 years ago /

With the Anambra State Governorship elections just a few days away,  the APC candidate, Senator Chris Ngige  has intensified efforts to win people’s votes. In a meeting with the Knights of St. John at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Onitsha, the Senator promised to eradicate poverty through quality and free education.

ANAMBRA POLLS: UBAH'S BUSINESS ACCOMPLISHMENTS WIN HIM SUPPORT

4 years ago /

The labour party campaign in Anaocha Local government area, immediate constituency of incumbent Governor, Peter Obi was massively attended by members of Labour party, other party supporters and ADC. The people of Anaocha local government area said Ifeanyi Ubah stands out as the candidate with the technical know-how to industrialize the state and provide basic amenities for the people.

RIVERS: SUPREME COURT SETS DATE TO DECIDE ON ELECTION

4 years ago /

Governor Rotimi Amaechi certainly has his plate full as he not only has the ruling party, PDP, to contend with; he also has to contend with former Governor of Rivers state, Celestine Umehia.

PDP CRISIS: PDP LEADERS SUSPEND OYINLOLA, BARAJE, OTHERS

4 years ago /

 In yet another dramatic turn of events, the PDP crisis has once again evolved to an even more tangled web of power tussles and ego battles as the recently re-instated National Secretary of the PDP, former Governor of Osun state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola was suspended by the National leaders of the ruling party.  

CHIME: GOVERNOR CHIME "RELEASES" WIFE FROM ENUGU GOVERNMENT HOUSE

4 years ago /

Following the allegations and counter-allegations surrounding the supposed detainment of  Clara Chime, wife of the Governor of Enugu state, Sullivan Chime, it has been reported that the Governor has ejected the First Lady from the Government House where it was reported she was being detained.

 

PAKISTAN: Taliban plan wave of revenge attacks in Pakistan

4 years ago /

 The Pakistani Taliban announced on Friday they would orchestrate a wave of revenge attacks against the government after naming hardline commander Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader.

 

HOUSE DIVIDES OVER JONATHAN'S 2014 BUDGET PRESENTATION

4 years ago /

Tempers flared at the National Assembly yesterday when Honourable Ali Madaki, PDP, Dala Constituency, Kano state, demanded that the President be prevented from presenting the 2014 budget estimate next week Tuesday  until a thorough account on the performance of the 2013 budget was tendered.