News - Politics

Re-Election: Ortom Picks Mark, Suswam As Campaign Council Members

2 months ago /

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has inaugurated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Council for the Ortom/Abounu Governorship Campaign Organisation.

Civil Society Situation Room Wants Inec To Sensitize Voters On Party Logos

2 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been urged to mount a sensitization campaign to educate the electorate on how to identify different parties and their logos in the ballot papers during voting in the 2019 general election.

INEC Commences Display Of Voters Register In Ondo

2 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Ondo State has begun the display of the preliminary voter register ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Gana Seeks Donald Duke’s Disqualification As SDP Presidential Candidate

2 months ago /

A Social Democratic Party, SDP, presidential aspirant, Professor Jerry Gana and the Middle Belt Forum have kicked against the selection of Donald Duke as the presidential candidate of the party on the grounds that the process that produced the party's flag bearer violated the constitution of the SDP.

PDP Optimistic Of Winning In Bauchi In 2019

2 months ago /

The Bauchi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says its members are united and ready to face the 2019 elections and take back the state.

Owerri Farmers, Traders Protest Over Vote Buying

2 months ago /

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, farmers and traders in Imo State, South East Nigeria have taken to major streets and markets in Owerri protesting what they call the negative impact of vote buying in the country.

Kwara APC Holds Primary To Replace Late Reps Member

2 months ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State is currently holding a primary to elect a replacement for a late member of the House of Representative, Funke Adedoyin.

APC To Conduct Fresh Congresses In Rivers

2 months ago /

The All Progressives Congress has accepted the decision of the Supreme Court that voided the congresses in Rivers State.

Conflicting Court Rulings On Imo Governorship Primaries Puts Apc In Dilemma

2 months ago /

There are conflicting court rulings on the Imo state All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primaries.

Ekiti Election Tribunal Rejects PDP’s Application For Additional Witness

2 months ago /

The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday refused to grant the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the July 14 election in the state, Professor Olusola Kolapo, leave to call an additional witness to prove their case before it.

Governor Dickson Receives More APC Members To PDP

2 months ago /

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to undermine the peace and stability of the state and the Niger Delta as a whole through the use of state apparatus.

INEC Set To Sanitise Voters' Register

2 months ago /

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it is set to sanitise the voters’ register.

Okorocha Blames Oshiomhole-Led NWC For Crack In APC

2 months ago /

The governor of imo state Rochas Okorocha says the national leader of the All Progressives Congress Ahmed Bola Tinubu is not aware of what he calls the maladministration of the Adams Oshiomole -led national working committee of the ruling party

INEC, APC Dragged To Court Over Conduct Of Katsina Congresses

2 months ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, have been dragged before a Federal High Court, Abuja over claims of unlawful conduct of congresses at the wards, local governments, and state levels in Katsina State.

Ibeshi Seeks Court Order To Stop Ayade As Cross River PDP Governorship Candidate

2 months ago /

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and governorship aspirant on the platform of the party in Cross River State, Emmanuel Ibeshi, has sought an order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from accepting Prof. Benedict Ayade as the governorship candidate of the PDP in Cross River State.

Kwara APC Resolves Crisis

2 months ago /

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State has finally been put to rest with the affirmation of Abdulrahman Abdulrasak as the flag bearer of the party for the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers APC Congress: Supreme Court Sets Aside Appeal Court’s Decision

2 months ago /

The Supreme Court has set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt division, which permitted the conduct of congresses by the All Progressives Congress, APC,  in Rivers State.

Atiku Will Revamp Nigeria’s Economy – PDP

2 months ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, will open a system-wide fight against corruption if elected president.

80 Political Parties Beat INEC Deadline On Nominations

3 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral; Commission, INEC, has confirmed that over 80 political parties met the deadline for the submission of list of candidates for the 2019 general elections.

Political Parties Scramble To Beat INEC Deadline For Submission Of Nominations

3 months ago /

Representatives of various political parties that are desirous of participating in the 2019 general elections on Thursday stormed the international conference centre in Abuja, the designated venue by INEC for the submission of names of candidates for various elective positions.