Ondo Governorship Election: Akeredolu, Jegede, Ajayi, Others Sign Peace Pact

Candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Akeredolu; Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede; the…

Appeal Court Overturns Nullification Of Diri’s Election As Bayelsa Governor

A five-man panel of the Appellate Court has overturned a ruling which nullified the election of…

[email protected]: PDP Asks Buhari To Rejig Cabinet, Save Nigeria From Collapse

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig its cabinet and save…

Those Calling Me ‘Supreme Court Governor’ Are Ignorant – Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has knocked those addressing him as Supreme Court Governor, describing them…

Deal With Me If I Become A Godfather, Says Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, says godfatherism is dangerous to the tenets of democracy in Nigeria.…

Crisis Worsens as Group Rejects Adebayo Alao-Akala as leader- Oyo APC

The crisis within the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State worsened as a breakaway group, Unity…

I’ve Never Seen People Respond so Passionately, Obaseki Victory Speaks

Mr Godwin Obaseki is still basking in the euphoria of victory in the recently concluded governorship…

Ayade, Other PDP Governors Congratulate Obaseki- Re-Election

Following the emergence of Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the Edo State governorship election,…

APC Was Going To Win the Edo Election, I Don’t Know What Happened – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Monday suggested he was surprised at the loss of the…

Godwin Obaseki Re-Elected Edo State Governor

Mr Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to win…

Edo Decides: Mixed Reactions As Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Vote

Mixed reactions have trailed the ongoing electoral exercise in Edo state, with various reports of electoral…

‘Card Readers Were Very Slow’: Shocked Obaseki Faults INEC

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Saturday said he was “surprised” and “shocked” at the slowness…

Group Seeks Development of Mobile Courts To Prosecute Electoral Offenders

An independent civil society election observation body, Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), has called for the creation…

Edo Poll: Buhari Calls For Free And Fair Election, Urges Candidates To Shun Do-Or-Die Methods

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on political parties, candidates, and security agents participating in the Edo…

UK To Prosecute Individuals Who Perpetualize Abuse In Edo, Ondo Elections

The United Kingdom on Tuesday said it will not hesitate to take actions against individuals it…

We Have Enough Personnel, Adequate Logistics To Make Edo Election Free and Fair – DIG

A Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Police Research and Planning, Leye Oyebade, has assured the people of…

Edo Elections: INEC Remains Impartial, Voters Decision Will Be Respected – Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the…

Edo Elections: Ize-Iyamu, Obaseki Signs the Peace Treaty, Welcome each other

With the election of Edo State Governors less than a week after the political parties and…

Claims And Counter Claims Dominate As Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Debate

Strong disagreements over approaches to governance and records took centre stage during the governorship debate between…

Card Readers Destroyed as fire guts INEC Head Office in Ondo

Several card readers were damaged as fire gutted the head office of the Independent National Electoral…

Buhari: Avoid Political Crisis In Guise Of Tenure Elongation- ECOWAS Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on leaders from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),…

Thugs Invade Premises Of Ondo State House Of Assembly Complex

Some suspected thugs have stormed the premises of the Ondo State House of Assembly. The men…

PDP Completes Wards Campaign, Thanks Supporters For Their Patience -Edo Election

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has completed its campaign…

Odey wins PDP Senatorial By-Election Ticket In Cross River

A former chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr Stephen Odey has emerged…

Supreme Court Upholds Election Of Yahaya Bello As Kogi Governor

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi State.…

Edo Election: Police Clampdown On Proliferation Of Prohibited Firearms

The Edo State Police Command has begun mopping up illegal firearms ahead of the September 19…

INEC Releases Final List Of Candidates For Ondo Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the list for the Ondo State governorship election scheduled…

DSS Invites 10 APC Leaders In Edo For ‘Important Meeting’

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited 10 leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC)…

APC Resolves Leadership Crisis In Cross River

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has resolved the lingering leadership crisis in…

Edo Election Will Determine Democracy’s Survival In Nigeria – Orbih

The Chairman of the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council, Dan Orbih, says forthcoming…

Edo Poll: Buhari Is Excited At Prospect Of Free, Fair Election – Oshiomhole

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to a free and fair governorship election in Edo…

APC Will Win Ondo Election By Landslide, Says Sanwo-Olu

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for the Ondo State governorship…

Tribunal Nullifies Bayelsa Governorship Election, Diri To Appeal Ruling

The Bayelsa Governorship Election Tribunal on Monday nullified the election of Governor Douye Diri. The Tribunal…

Protesters Demand Resignation Of President In Mali

Malians took to the streets in the capital Bamako on Tuesday, despite rainfall and pleas from…

Trinidad PM Predicts Win In Election With Heavy Turnout Despite Pandemic

Prime Minister Keith Rowley predicted victory for his ruling People’s National Movement in Trinidad and Tobago’s…

Sanwo-Olu Heads APC Campaign Council For Akeredolu’s Re-Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday approved the appointment of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu…

INEC Determined To Conduct Polls But Will Back Out If Violence Becomes Unbearable – Okoye

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that it is determined to conduct elections in…

Crisis In Edo State, An Embarrassment To Nigerian Democracy – Ekweremadu

The former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has described the political crises in Edo state as…

APC Flag-Off Governorship Campaign In Edo

The All Progressives Congress on Saturday flagged off its campaign ahead of the Governorship election in…

Outrage Over Ivory Coast President’s Third Term Bid

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s decision to run for a third term in October’s presidential election…

Edo Speaker To AGF: Don’t Allow Desperate Politicians Use Your Office To Cause Crisis

Following what has now been termed the “failed invasion” of the Edo State House of Assembly…

INEC Holds Nasarawa Bye-Election To Replace Lawmaker Who Died Of COVID-19

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has conducted bye-election for the Nasarawa Central Constituency at the…

PDP Supporters Protest As Security Operatives Keep Watch At Edo Assembly

Supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have staged a protest at the Edo State House…

Edo Election: APC Caretaker Chairman, Ize-Iyamu Meet With Buhari

The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the All Progressives, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, and…

PHOTOS: What Edo Assembly Legislative Chamber Looks Like After Rooftop Removal

The picture above shows what the legislative chamber of the Edo State House of Assembly looks…

Stop APC From Plunging Edo Into Political Crisis, Dr Osifo Begs Buhari

The candidate of the Labour Party in the September 19, 2020, gubernatorial election in Edo State,…

Oshiomhole Wanted Me To Help Him Impeach Obaseki – Edo Deputy Governor

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has said his loyalty to Governor Godwin…

APC Confirms Death Of Akwa Ibom State Chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed the death of the Akwa Ibom State Chairman, Dr.…

INEC Introduces Election Result Viewing Portal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated portal where election results from polling…

Ondo Deputy Governor, Ajayi Boycotts PDP Congress

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, on Tuesday, shunned the congress of the Peoples…

Vote Obaseki Because He Resisted Godfatherism, Wike Tells Edo People

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has revealed why the people of Edo State should re-elect the…

Ex-Minister Ugwuh Emerges PDP Chairman In Imo

A former Minister for Commerce and industry, Charles Ugwuh, has been elected as the chairman of…

Brazil Bolsonaro: Facebook told to block accounts of president’s supporters

Facebook has complied with an order by Brazil’s Supreme Court to block the accounts of a…

INEC Releases Final List For Ondo Governorship Election

Ahead of the Ondo State governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission has released the list…

Creation Of New Electoral Wards In Akwa Ibom Is Dubious, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the recent creation of new electoral wards by the…

Give Akufo-Addo another 4 years – Actor Prince David Osei tells Ghanaians in video

– Actor Prince David Osei has pleaded with Ghanaians to vote for President Akufo-Addo – He…

Bode George Demands Justice For Funsho Williams 14 Years After Murder

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Leader of Ọmọ Eko Pataki Forum, Chief…

Buhari Meets With APC Governors, Commends Party Caretakers

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with governors of the All Progressives Congress at the villa and…

Court Dismisses Melaye’s Suit Challenging Adeyemi’s Election

Senator Dino Melaye has lost the bid to return to the Senate, about eight months after…

Oshiomhole turns prayer warrior, begs God to sack Obaseki

The former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, kneeling before Enigies, asking for their support in…

You can’t be godfather in Edo, Wike, Tambuwal, Secondus tell Oshiomhole

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal and the Chairman of the…

Governorship Poll: Edo Will Be The Business And Economic Hub Of Nigeria – Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has promised to make the state the business and economic…

Buhari Will Not Resign, Presidency Replies PDP

The presidency has reacted to the calls made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for President…

Former Speaker Yakubu Dogara Back In APC, Says Governor Buni

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is said to have officially decamped to…

Eyitayo Jegede Wins Ondo PDP Primary

Eyitayo Jegede has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP)’s flag bearer for the Ondo State…

Akeredolu Wins Ondo APC Guber Primary

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has emerged victorious at the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary…

APC Ondo Primary: Another Aspirant Steps Down For Akeredolu

An Ondo Governorship aspirant, Olusegun Abraham, has stepped down for Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in the state’s…

INEC Clears Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, 12 Others For Edo Governorship Election

The stage appears to be set for the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State following the…

Edo Election: 35 Political Parties Merge With PDP To Support Obaseki

Ahead of the Edo Governorship election slated to hold on September 2020, 35 registered and de-registered…

Corruption: Magu must face trial, PDP insists

The Peoples Democratic Party has urged the Federal Government to immediately charge the suspended acting Chairman…

Edo Guber Race: NRM Drags INEC, APC To Court

The National Rescue Movement (NRM) and its candidate in the forthcoming Edo State Septemeber 19, 2020…

Yahaya Bello Chairs Ondo APC Governorship Primary Election Committee

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello will be chairing the Ondo State governorship primary election committee…

Ondo APC primary: Tinubu is with Akeredolu, say sources

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu: leading contender in Ondo APC primary has Tinubu’s support The National leader of…

APC LG Chairman In Ondo Resigns

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ese-Odo Local Government Area (LGA) of Ondo…

PDP To APC: You Cannot Rig Edo Governorship Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told the All Progressives Congress (APC) that there will not…

Obaseki’s Aide Denies Involvement In Widows’ Empowerment Scheme

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie,…

Ondo Assembly Suspends Deputy Speaker, One Other

The Ondo State House of Assembly has suspended the Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji, and another member,…

FEC Holds Virtual Meeting, Honours Late Ex-Sports Minister, Abdulkadir

The Federal Executive Council is holding its sixth virtual meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja,…

Kogi Inaugurates New Chief Judge

The Kogi State Government has inaugurated Justice Henry Olusuyi as the Chief Judge of the state.…

JUST IN: Kwara Governor’s Chief Of Staff Dies Of COVID-19

The Chief of Staff to Governor Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman of Kwara State, Aminu Logun, is dead. The…

Ondo Assembly Serves Impeachment Notice To Deputy Governor

The Ondo State House of Assembly has served a notice of impeachment to the Deputy Governor,…

Alleged N2.2bn Fraud: Court Adjourns Fayose’s Trial To October 20

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned the trial of former Governor of Ekiti…

Ondo SSG, Ifedayo Abegunde, Resigns

The Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment. Abegunde confirmed his…

Edo Election: Atiku Asks PDP Leaders, Members To Shun Personal Differences

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party…

Court Dismisses Appeals Challenging Yahaya Bello’s Re-election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the appeals challenging the election of Mr…

APC Accuses PDP Of Links With ‘Hushpuppi’, Demands EFCC Investigation

The All Progressives Congress on Saturday said there were links between major opposition party, the Peoples…

Controversy As Giadom, Etta Lay Claim To APC Chairmanship Seat

The controversy surrounding the Chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress has deepened as two persons lay…

Edo APC Recommends Sack Of Obaseki, Others Over Alleged Anti-Party Activities

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, has recommended the expulsion of Governor Godwin Obaseki,…

Gov Fintiri Pledges To Pay N33,000 Minimum Wage To Local Govt Staff

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has pledged to pay N33 minimum wage to local government workers in Adamawa…

Edo gov poll: PDP opens door as Obaseki loses APC ticket

Disqualification unjust, I won’t appeal, says embattled governor No law stops party from screening Obaseki again…

APC Primaries: We’ll Not Appeal Outcome Of ‘Unjust’ Screening Exercise – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki says he will not appeal the outcome of the screening exercise which disqualified…

APC Committee Disqualifies Obaseki, Others From Edo Primary Election

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has been disqualified from participating in the primary election of the…

Kaduna Lawmakers Exchange Blows As Deputy Speaker Is Impeached

There was a fracas in the Kaduna State House of Assembly on Thursday as members exchanged…

Court Declares Rivers APC Caretaker Committee Illegal

The High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital has declared a former member of…

Edo Governorship: APC displays aspirants’ credentials, speaks on Obaseki-Oshiomhole feud

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has displayed the credentials presented by the six aspirants seeking to be its…

Umahi: There are moles in my government

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has openly acknowledged the existence of moles in his government but…

Omo-Agege Denies Asking EFCC To Probe Akpabio

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has denied asking the Economic and Financial…

PHOTOS: Lawan leads senators to Orji Kalu’s residence

Senate President Ahmad Lawan led his colleagues to the residence of Orji Uzor Kalu, chief whip…

APC To Screen Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, Four Others For Edo Gov. Primary Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced six governorship aspirants to be screened for the party’s…

Obaseki reveals how he helped Oshiomhole become Edo Governor

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has said his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, had no money…