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52.3 Percent Of Kogi West Voters Want Senator Dino Melaye Recalled

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 6 hits.
A stunning 52.3 percent of the registered voters in Kogi West Senatorial District want their Senator, Dino Melaye, recalled from the Senate.   That percentage represents 188,588 of the 360,098 registered voters in the senatorial district.   The collation of signatures of voters which was...

Ondo State Assembly Passes 2017 Budget Into Law

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 16 hits.
The Ondo State House of Assembly passed the appropriation bill for the 2017 budget, totaling N170 billion, into law on Monday. The bill was passed after the Chair of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Sunday Olajide, submitted his report before the lawmakers. On June 6, Governor...

Osun West Bye-Election,  Aregbesola taking His Rigging Plans To Another Level,  Osun PDP Alleges. 

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 0 hits.
Osun State Peoples Democratic Party has once again raised the alarm that the rulling Apc in the State have perfected another round of plans to rig the forthcoming senatorial bye election and subsequent elections,  using data of students of public and private schools in the State.  According to a...

Fayose: APC will be defeated again in 2018, as Ekiti people celebrate three years of electoral victory

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 0 hits.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will again be roundly defeated in 2018, even as thousands of his supporters trouped out today, to celebrate three years of his electoral victory. Governor Fayose while addressing the mammoth crowd after...

TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL CARETAKER COMMITTEE OF THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) SENATOR AHMED MOHAMMED MAKARFI, CON. ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 21 2017

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 0 hits.
Gentlemen, In the countdown to the 2015 General Elections, the prediction from many quarters was that whichever way the result of the election went, the nation would go up in Flames as the losers were expected to cry foul and orchestrate crises of monumental proportions. However to the eternal...

Makarfi Faction Holds Merger Talks With Political Parties

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
The Ahmed Makarfi-faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says it is holding merger talks with 15 political parties. The faction also expressed hopes that it would be able to resolve the leadership crisis ahead of the 2019 general elections. Speaking at the Northern Leaders’ meeting in...

INEC Fixes February 16 For 2019 Presidential And NASS Elections

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 3 hits.
March 10, 2017 featured post, Politics 105 Views The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, February 16, as the date for the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections. INEC also revealed that the governorship/State Assembly/Federal Capital Territory...

RIVERS-RERUN: I WILL NOT CHALLENGE THE ELECTIONS IN COURT AGAIN….

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency in Rivers State, Hon. Ogbonna Nwuke, has said he will not challenge the outcome of the legislative rerun election. He said doing so may leave the people of the constituency without representation longer...

Buhari a God-sent – Daura youth Protesters 

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 4 hits.
At least, 50,000 youths in Duara, Daura Local Government Area in Katsina state on Saturday, organised rally in solidarity with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.  The youths did the rally under the auspices of an Ngo, “Buhari Youth Congress for Change.” Alhaji Musa Badamasi, the...

It’s a dark day for democracy – Bode George 

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 4 hits.
A FORMER Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George has picked holes in the Court of Appeal verdict that authenticated Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the party’s national chairman.  The PDP leader described the judgement as a bad day for the nation’s...

Yobe APC expels DG NEMA from party

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 3 hits.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) Yobe State have expelled the newly appointed Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja, from the party for dragging the party to court. The Nation reports that on the 2/06/2017, the Supreme Court brought an...

Senate seat: Hussain, Adeleke are APC, PDP candidates

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 4 hits.
June 15, 2017 News, Politics 117 Views A former commissioner in Osun State, Mudashiru Hussein, was elected yesterday as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Osun West Senatorial District’s July 8 by-election. He polled 2,412 of the 2,413 votes cast in the party’s primary held...

Abe vindicates Maeba on Cleanup in Ogoni

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 5 hits.
Senator Magnus Abe vindicates Senator Lee Maeba in his comment on the floor of the Senate this week, confirming that there was nothing on ground yet to show that the cleanup exercise was designed to actually clean Ogoniland. Comrade Dormene Mbea, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to...

2019: Kwankwaso accuses Atiku, Ganduje, Makarfi led PDP of plotting to a new party, APDP

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 4 hits.
KANO – Immediate past Governor of Kano state, Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Wednesday, accused the former vice president, Atiku Abubakar and Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of working with Makarfi led faction to tumble the ruling APC in 2019. A statement issued on his behalf by the former Secretary...

APC Primary Appeals Committee Affirms Obaseki’s Candidature

Posted in politics on 12 July 2016. 54 hits.
July 12, 2016 Politics 6 Views The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reaffirmed that Mr. Godwin Obaseki remained the party’s candidate for the September 10, 2016, governorship election in Edo State. This followed the NWC’s adoption of the report of...

Election Tribunal: Bayelsa Youth Warn SGF, ‘We’ll Resist Injustice With Our Blood’

Posted in politics on 08 July 2016. 61 hits.
A coalition of civil rights movement under the aegis of Bayelsa Arise, has asked the secretary to federal government of Nigeria, SGF, Babachir David Lawal to distance himself from the forthcoming judgment of Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja. The group, mostly...

Rivers Re-run Elections

Posted in politics on 08 July 2016. 58 hits.
Rivers PDP Condemns Magnus Abe’s Demand For Compromised INEC REC … Insists On Independent INEC The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has observed that as the coast becomes clearer for the conduct of the Rivers National and State Assemblies re-run elections, which have...

Edo 2016 Gubernatorial Election: Sheriff’s issuance of Certificate of Return to Hon. Matthew Iduoriyekemwen is Contempt of Court

Posted in politics on 07 July 2016. 58 hits.
PDP calls for Sheriff’s immediate arrest and prosecution Edo 2016 Gubernatorial Election: Sheriff’s issuance of Certificate of Return to Hon. Matthew Iduoriyekemwen is Contempt of Court – PDP calls for Sheriff’s immediate arrest and prosecution The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party...

All for Rivers PDP

Posted in politics on 06 July 2016. 55 hits.
Ahead of the July 30, 2016, rerun election I think we (the PDP) have more work to do in the Rivers South East Senatorial District than any of the other 2, since we have won a good number of the National and State Assembly seats, with just few votes to put an Icing on the cake. Rivers State South...

Edo 2016: Ize-Iyamu kicks off campaign, assures Edo of better life”

Posted in politics on 06 July 2016. 59 hits.
The PDP candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday, flagged off his campaign with almost all party notables in the state lining up behind him in a joint resolve to stop the APC from having a third successive stint in the governorship. Besides, the party grandees in the state, party leaders...
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