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Niger House of Assembly Suspends LG Chairman

Posted in politics on 06 May 2016. 136 hits.
May 6, 2016 Politics 28 Views The Niger State House of Assembly has suspended the chairman of Paikoro Local Government, John Maikarfi, for allegedly swearing in the wrong candidate for Kwakuti ward. APGA candidate Shuaibu Sani was said to have been elected councillor for Kwakuti ward during...

APC has reversed our legacies, says PDP

Posted in politics on 05 May 2016. 135 hits.
PDP National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff Toluwani Eniola and Ade Akanbi The leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party have accused the All Progressives Congress of reversing its (PDP) legacies and accomplishments. Rising from their meeting in Akure, on Wednesday, the PDP leaders said the ruling APC...

Be Just and Accommodating” – PDP National Chairman

Posted in politics on 05 May 2016. 104 hits.
Press Statement •”I am Quitting the Stage…” – PDP National Woman Leader Borno and Kebbi States Caretaker Committees Inauguration The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), H.E. Senator (Dr.) Ali Modu-Sheriff charged members of the Borno and Kebbi states Caretaker Committees to be...

The Trials Of Brother Bukola Saraki By Ugoji Egbujo

Posted in politics on 05 May 2016. 58 hits.
Saraki, the god of Kwara politics, is on the ropes. And he now sees clearly the inhumanity of gods.  When candidness or even pretensions to it is traded in the public, something is let out. We know  Saraki is politically shrewd, he has been constituting governments in Kwara effortlessly. But we...

EXCLUSIVE: Mimiko Deliberately Starving Ondo Workers Their Salaries, Hoarding State Funds In Preparation For Governorship Poll, Top Govt Sources Reveal

Posted in politics on 05 May 2016. 119 hits.
The embattled governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, has been accused of deliberately starving Ondo State civil servants their salaries accumulating into five months and purposely hoarding funds in preparation for this year’s governorship election taking place on November 26, top officials...

Enugu Massacre: The Branding Of Buhari As Comedian-In-Chief By Emmanuel Uchenna Ugwu

Posted in politics on 05 May 2016. 56 hits.
What does President Barack Obama do when a hate-drunk man enters a school building and shoots American kids dead? The busiest and most burdened leader in the world suspends his routine and moves quickly to own the carnage as the ultimate guardian of the United States. He goes on air soon after...

Wada optimistic of PDP’s return in Kogi

Posted in politics on 05 May 2016. 62 hits.
Former Governor of Kogi State, Idris Wada, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would return to give the citizenry the “right leadership after the courts must have righted the wrong done by INEC” in declaring that the party lost the last governorship election to the All...

APC state exco splits, publicity secretary calls Oshiomhole heartless and sadist

Posted in politics on 04 May 2016. 57 hits.
The crisis in the APC has again been demonstrated by party leaders taking various combat positions against each other in the battle between the state governor,  Adams Oshiomhole and his deputy,  Dr. Pius Egberamwen Odubu.  The state publicity secretary, Mr Godwin Erhahon  made a statement today...

Minimum wage: Edo wage increase is Greek gift – PDP

Posted in politics on 03 May 2016. 125 hits.
Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the increment of the minimum wage in the state as a Greek gift and something that was coming late. It said Governor Adams Oshiomhole took politics too far when it announced a minimum wage increase for government workers from...

Bode George Wants PDP Chairmanship, I Won’t Support Him – Fayose

Posted in politics on 02 May 2016. 95 hits.
Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, says members of the PDP are tired of old men running the party as they are responsible for its fall from power in 2015. Speaking on Sunday Politics, Fayose said that the controversies surrounding the party’s zoning arrangement is not an indication that they were...

APC faults Ondo SIEC on council poll

Posted in politics on 02 May 2016. 95 hits.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has described the just-concluded local government election as a fraud perpetrated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Chairman, Isaac Kekemeke, said if forensic investigation is conducted on the ballot papers used, it will reveal they were...

​ Bwacha hails PDP congress

Posted in politics on 02 May 2016. 131 hits.
May 2, 2016 Politics 44 Views The Senator representing Taraba south at the National Assembly Senator Emmanuel Bwacha has described the Saturday Peoples Democratic Party’s wards congresses in Taraba as the most peaceful and well coordinated activity the party has ever conducted in the...

INEC suspends re-run elections in states over insecurity

Posted in politics on 01 May 2016. 63 hits.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended further action on the conduct of re-run elections for some legislative seats till there is guarantee for peace. The commission stated the position in Abuja on Saturday in two separate statements. The commission said it had...

INEC suspends re-run elections in states over insecurity

Posted in politics on 01 May 2016. 59 hits.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended further action on the conduct of re-run elections for some legislative seats till there is guarantee for peace. The commission stated the position in Abuja on Saturday in two separate statements. The commission said it had...

INEC Cancels Kano State House of Assembly Bye Election

Posted in politics on 01 May 2016. 118 hits.
May 1, 2016 Politics 43 Views The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cancelled the bye-election for Minjibir local government House of Assembly in Kano state because of violence. Addressing reporters on Saturday in Minjibir town, Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr...

PDP Wards Executives Emerge Across Nigerian States

Posted in politics on 01 May 2016. 111 hits.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday held its ward congress in different Nigerian states, with wards executives emerging in what has been described as a free and fair contest. The election was witnessed by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to...

PDP members should support the new zoning arrangement – Senator Ike Ekweremadu

Posted in politics on 30 April 2016. 55 hits.
April 30, 2016 Politics 59 Views Deputy senate president and leader of the party, Ike Ekweremadu, Gombe state governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees, called on all members of the party to be bound by the decisions in spite of disagreements, where such...

2016 PDP WARDS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS AND STATES CONGRESSES

Posted in politics on 30 April 2016. 62 hits.
Parts 1.3 (A&B) and 2.2 (iv&v) of the Electoral Guidelines for the conduct of Year 2016 Ward, LGA, State, Zonal Congresses and National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) provide that there shall be a Ward Congress to elect members of the Ward Executive Committee and Ward Delegates...

A Manual For Nigeria’s Armed Robbers, Pickpockets And Small-Time Con Artists By Okey Ndibe

Posted in politics on 29 April 2016. 81 hits.
If you happen to know any Nigerian armed robber, pickpocket, small-time con artist, low-level 419-er or participant in medium-grade crime, do invite them to read this important piece, a novel and indispensable how-to-survive manual. Verily, verily I say unto this fraternity of felons: If you...

The Time For General Election Reform Is Now! By Ogaga Ifowodo

Posted in politics on 29 April 2016. 76 hits.
The spate of surprisingly unanimous yet lamentable 2015 governorship election petition decisions handed down by the Justice Mahmud Mohammed-led Supreme Court has made the case for genuine and lasting electoral reform a matter of national urgency, bordering on an emergency. The urgency has always...
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