The supreme court has upheld Gboyega Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the governor of Osun state. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Oyetola winner of the Osun governorship election after a controversial rerun in September 2018. Dissatisfied with INEC’s declaration, Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party...
Former Secretary of the Political Committee of the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, Alhaji Mohammed Abdulrahman, has said that it would be difficult for a Southern Christian to become President of Nigeria again. He claimed that only a real Southwest Muslim that can win election and become president of Nigeria Abdulrahman, who...
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has threatened to expose his predecessor, Abiola Ajimobi if he does not stop disturbing his government. Makinde made the threat on Saturday during a media chat on Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State to mark his 30 days in office. According to the governor, his administration has...
The Northern Think Tank group has rejected the planned security conference by the Arewa Research & Development Project (ARDP). Recall that ARDP had through its leader, Usman Bugaje, called for more proactive measures in addressing the security situation in some parts of northern Nigeria. To provide solutions to these challenges, Bugaje...
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to an attack on his administration by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. He described Osinbajo as a “very base character, who lies as much as the devil that he preaches against and whose behaviour has undermined the faith of genuine believers.” Osinbajo had when he spoke...
Kalu, who stated this at his country home, Igbere, in Bende Council area, explained that it was only in his Abia North zone that President Muhammadu Buhari and APC won over 60 per cent of the votes cast in the former Eastern region. His words: “South East didn’t support APC...
Governor Dapo Abiodun says his administration met an almost empty treasury making him resort to borrowing to pay salaries of workers in May 2019 Abiodun says he got N7 billion credit facility after calling managing directors of five banks to tell them he needed to pay salaries The governor promises not...
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has rejected the request by Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for permission to inspect a supposed central server, which they claimed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) used to transmit electronically, results of the last presidential election. In a...
The Special Assistant on New Media to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Mr. Olu Onemola, has resigned his appointment. This is contained in a statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, Mohammed Isa. Mr. Onemola was also Special Assistant on Social Media to former Senate...
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the 2019 general election witnessed some improvements over previous ones. He also said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term victory was made possible through a popular mandate by the majority of Nigerian voters. Osibanjo made the assertions at the Electoral Reform Roundtable jointly organised by...