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Ogun PDP: Fresh concerns as Kashamu sues for peace

Following Senator Buruji Kashamu’s request to be part of the ongoing reconciliation moves for Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, ‘DARE ODUFOWOKAN, Assistant Editor, reports that stakeholders are worried that the envisaged peace in the state chapter may be long in coming When...

INEC denies postponing Edo, Ondo gov’ship polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied that it has postponed the Edo and Ondo states governorship elections slated for September and October this year respectively over the COVID-19 pandemic. The INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Festus Okoye...

My 2023 presidential posters are handwork of fifth columnist, political distractors – Sen. Orji

THE immediate past Abia State governor, Senator Theodore Orji has disowned 2023 presidential campaign posters that flooded Aba and Umuahia, the commercial and the political capital of the state respectively. Orji who represents Abia Central in the National Assembly said he has no ambition to...

Oshiomhole, Secondus ‘disappears’ as political activities standstill

By Muideen Olaniyi, Malikatu Umar Shuaibu (Abuja), Victor Edozie (Port Harcourt) & Usman A. Bello (Benin) The two leaders of the country’s major political parties, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Prince Uche Secondus, of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have disappeared...

COVID-19: Buhari grants presidential pardon to his political enemies including Enahoro, Alli, and 2,600 others

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, granted amnesty to 2,600 inmates as part of efforts to decongest the Correctional Centres in the country. Also pardoned were first republic politician, Chief Anthony Enaharo and former Governor of old Bendel state (now Edo and Delta states) Prof. Ambrose...

Coronavirus has exposed the rottenness of Nigeria’s leadership structure – cardinal Okogie

Vocal Nigerian Catholic priest, Cardinal Anthony Okogie, has described the Coronavirus pandemic in the country as a blessing in disguise because it has exposed its poor political leadership. Okogie wondered why the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration would spend billions of naira on cars for lawmakers...

COVID-19: INEC postpones Bayelsa, Imo, Plateau by-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the four senatorial by-elections in Bayelsa, Imo and Plateau states over the Coronavirus global pandemic, with some recorded cases in the country. National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Festus Okoye, who disclosed this...

Why Sanusi is good asset for PDP in 2023 – Dr Umar Ardo

Dr Umar Ardo is an academic, a stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former governorship aspirant of the PDP in Adamawa State. In this interview, he spoke on the recent dethronement of former Kano Emir, Muhammadu Sanusi II and why he sees...

BREAKING: INEC Cancels All Senatorial Bye-Elections over Coronavirus

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has announced the suspension of the upcoming Senatorial bye-elections due to the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus. The commission, in a statement signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye(Esq), revealed that the...

Igbo 2023 presidency would only be possible if it’s backed by foreign governments – Arochukwu

Chijioke Agwu, Abakaliki Arondi-Izuogu Arochukwu, yesterday, said the people of the South East required the support of over 250 ethnic nationalities in the country and the international community to succeed in its bid to produce the President by 2023. The group said there must...