On Monday 27th of January, 2019, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has been sown-in as the Executive Governor of Kogi State for another four years and he is calling on all and sundry, friends and perceived foes, to put aside all misunderstanding of politics, ideology or affiliation and join hands with him to give the state the best of governance. Governor Yahya Bello made the call during his second term inauguration as the governor of Kogi State, which was administered by the Chief Judge of Kogi state, Justice Nasiru Ajanah in Lugard House Lokoja on Monday. ALSO READ: Smart Adeyemi Sworn In As Senator of Kogi West Senatorial District According to Yahya Bello, his Next Level in Kogi State will rely on synergy at every stage, primarily the one between the people and the government but also with a wide
After the rerun elections in Essien Udim Council Area of Akwa Ibom State conducted on Saturday, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has won all the three seats of Senatorial, Federal House of Representatives and State House of Assembly. The final results released and signed by the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini, showed that the People’s Democratic party Senatorial candidate Christopher Ekpenyong defeated Senator Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress having scored 134,717 as against 83,820 votes. ALSO READ: Akwa Ibom Rerun: PDP To Be Blame For Essien LG Violence - Akpabio In the House of Representatives results, Ekong Nsikak of the PDP scored 45,366 votes to defeat his counterpart of the APC who came behind with 22,757 votes. The People’s Democratic party’s cand
After the rerun election on Saturday in Okigwe North Federal Constituency of Imo State, Princess Miriam Onuoha of All Progressives Congress (APC) has defeated her closet opponent Mr. Obinna Onwubualiri of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Frank Collins of Nnamdi Azikwe University, who announced the result said Ms Miriam Onuoha scored 23, 690 votes, to defeat Mr. Obinna Onwubualiri of PDP who scored 10, 010 votes, while Mr Uchenna Ubah of APGA came 3rd with 263 votes. ALSO READ: Political Thugs Invade INEC Collation Centre In Imo State He further explained that the number of registered voters were 200, 684, while the number of accredited voters were 38, 244. He said the total no of rejected votes were 815 while the total number of votes cast was 35, 1
The Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has applauded his party, All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Supreme Court judgement that upheld the elections of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong, Plateau State, on Monday. This is coming after the Apex Court affirm the elections of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong, Plateau State. The President felicitated with APC National Executive Council, National Working Committee and all members for the loyalty and consistency that translated into many victories, particularly the politically strategic states, Kano and Plateau, after tough legal challenges. ALSO READ: Tambuwal: Sokoto Residents Reacts To Supreme Court Judgement The President in a statement signed by his Spokesman, Garba She
Uzodimma's victory brings back Imo State APC together The former governorship candidate of Action Alliance during 2019 election in Imo State, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, has stated that the emergence of Senator Hope Uzodinma as new Imo Governor following the recent Supreme Court verdict that removed Hon. Emeka Ihedioha from the seat has unified APC in the state. Uche Nwosu, who recently returned to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), stated this while interacting with newsmen on Friday afternoon in Owerri, the Imo state capital. ALSO READ: Buhari’s Govt Reveal Plan To Make Fuel Cheaper, Reduce Price To N97 Per Liter This was made known in a press statement issued by Jones Onwusoanya, Director, Media and Publicity of Uche Nwosu’s 2019 campaign Organization. Uche Nwosu,
On Thursdsay, All Progressives Congress (APC) Lagos State Chapter Chairman, Tunde Balogun, stated that the defection of some Chieftain from the opposition parties (PDP) to the ruling party in the state is a measure of the growing confidence in APC. Balagun made the statement on Thursday in Ikeja while formally receiving defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other opposition parties in the state into APC. From the information gathered, states that Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, a former Minister of Works, who had earlier in the year announced his exit from PDP, and his son, Moyosore, were among defectors formally received into APC. Others received include Mr Mutiu Okunola, a former Organising Secretary of Lagos PDP, Mr Tajudeen Agoro and Mr Rahman Salawe, both PDP chieftains Lago...
On Friday, Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, announced his withdrawal from Essien Udim Local Government Senatorial rerun election, base on this, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Akwa Ibom State chapter, mocked him saying that he took such decision out of fear of possible defeat. This is coming after the Court of Appeal, Calabar, in November, had ordered a rerun in only one local government area – Essien Udim – in the district. Akpabio had on Wednesday written to the National Chairman of his party, the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, expressing his resolve to withdraw from the rerun election, noting that he wouldn’t abandon a critical national assignment placed on him by President Muhammadu Buhari in pursuit of a rerun election. He urged the party
Still on the battle of Sowore and the DSS, A Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Advocacy for Advancement of Peace and Harmony in Africa Initiative (ADAPHAI) has reacted to the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, saying such desecration of an open court signals threat to Nigeria’s democracy. The group maintained that the political class, by this development showed that it has learnt nothing about tenets of democracy in the last two decades of civil administration, as it berated President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the incident. ADAPHAI, in a press statement signed by its National Coordinator, Comrade Sulaimon Suberu, on Monday added that Buhari and APC by their body languages see nothing wrong with such “democratic infraction “.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has labeled the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a failed opposition party lost in delusions and engaged in fictions. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the alleged “coup” against Nigeria’s democracy by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to turn Nigeria into a one-party state “will never fly,” in spite of orchestration of violence, killings and forceful seizure of electoral processes. PDP insisted that no amount of blackmail, innuendos, threats and direct attacks by the “APC will make it drop its people-based demands for electoral reforms that will return our country to the democratic practice that engenders respect to the rights of our citizens for a free, fair, clean, clear and credible elections.” In a statement by PDP’s spokesperson
Subsequent to the November 16 Bayelsa State Governorship election, the former President Goodluck Jonathan has responded to assertion making the rounds in the media that he worked against his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), in the recent governorship poll in Bayelsa State because of the Malabu oil deal. He described the claim as preposterous and deliberately designed as a form of blackmail. Recall the report that PDP Mega Rally, Jonathan and Gov. Wike Clearly Absent on the 6th of Nov, 2019. The former President was reacting to former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, who had claimed in an interview that he traded off the PDP in the last governorship election in Bayelsa State because he was trying to avoid being prosecuted by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole's suspension has stirred reactions from Nigerians. We earlier reported that the APC in Edo State suspended Oshiomhole on Tuesday Anselm Ojezua, the State chairman, who made this known on Tuesday night in a statement said Oshiomhole‘s suspension followed the vote of no confidence passed on him by the chairmen of the APC in the 18 local government areas (LGAs) of the state. Recall that of the Deputy State Chairman of the APC in Edo State, Kenneth Asekomhe was earlier on Tuesday quoted as saying, “After the meeting of the State Executive Committee, in pursuant of Article 17, Section 5 of APC constitution of 2014, as amended, we the undersigned members passed a vote of no confidence on the State Secretary of the par
APC National Chairman Oshiomhole Suspended Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has been suspended. Anselm Ojezua, the State chairman, who made this known on Tuesday night in a statement said Oshiomhole‘s suspension followed the vote of no confidence passed on him by the chairmen of the APC in the 18 local government areas (LGAs) of the state. DefavouredKings brought a report that Oshiomhole Supported That Buhari Can Govern Nigeria From Any Part Of The World Recall that of the Deputy State Chairman of the APC in Edo State, Kenneth Asekomhe was earlier on Tuesday quoted as saying, “After the meeting of the State Executive Committee, in pursuant of Article 17, Section 5 of APC constitution of 2014, as amended, we the und