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July 19, 2018 4:01 PM 2019: PDP hints on boycotting elections, gives reasons

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday hinted on pulling out of the 2019 general elections if the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies fail to establish their impartiality. PDP’s National Chairman, Uche Secondus said this at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja while hosting a combined delegation of the International 20

July 19, 2018 2:37 PM APC suspends Edo lawmaker for anti-party activities

An All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker in Edo state, Mr Ojo Asein, has been suspended by his Uhonmora Ward 2 for alleged anti-party activities. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the APC Ward Chairman, Mr Lucky Aroye, said the local government and the state party secretariats have been notified of the suspension. Aroye said, in a statement 17

July 19, 2018 1:21 PM BREAKING: Gov. Ortom arrives APC secretariat for meeting with Oshiomhole days after dumping party

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has arrived the All Progressives Congress, APC, headquarters for a crucial meeting with the party’s national officials. Ortom, who arrived at the party secretariat in Abuja, immediately proceeded to the top floor of the building to meet with senior officials of the party. Ortom stated this while swearing in the newly 17

July 19, 2018 9:48 AM Osun APC Guber Primary Now Holds On Friday

The All Progressives Congress has shifted its postponed its primary election for the Osun Governorship Election originally scheduled to hold on Thursday July 19 to Friday July 20. The 59th-minute-of-the-eleventh-hour postponement was announced by Bolaji Abdullahi, National Publicity Secretary of the party, very late on Wednesday night. “The All Progressives 16

July 19, 2018 8:47 AM Cleric tasks Muslims to be steadfast, do good –

Senate President Bukola Saraki led a number of dignitaries that graced fridau prayer for the repose of mother of former national chairman of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Hajia Ayisat Omo Agba Baraje, in Ilorin, on Wednesday. Other dignitaries included Governors Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state, Samuel Ortom of Benue State and Nyesom Wike of Rivers 16

July 19, 2018 7:38 AM 2019: APC Senator vows to stand against Buhari’s N228.9bn request to fund election

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim (APC, Kwara-South), has vowed not to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s request of N228,854,008,215 to fund the 2019 general elections. But reacting to the request, the Senator told Punch, “I will not support it. I don’t believe that. That is not planning 19

July 18, 2018 3:20 PM Imo 2019: Okorocha on a mission to destroy his deputy, Madumere – Ajumbe

A former Commissioner of Information in Imo state, and a member of the Imo state All Progressives Congress (APC) Coalition Alliance, Vitalis Ajumbe, has lampooned Governor Rochas Okorocha for allegedly instigating the impeachment move against his deputy, Eze Madumere. Ajumbe claimed that the allegations leveled against the deputy governor were all baseless 17

July 18, 2018 2:12 PM APC fixes new dates for fresh congresses in Imo

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has fixed new dates for fresh congresses in Imo State. APC National Organising Secretary, Emma Ibediro, made the announcement in a terse statement on Tuesday. This will be followed by local government congress that will be held on Saturday, July 21 and state congresses on Monday 16

July 18, 2018 10:52 AM Osun guber: APC planning to disrupt our primaries – PDP cries out

As the two leading political parties in the September 22 gubernatorial election in Osun state, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, get set to pick candidates for the contest through primaries this week, the PDP has accused the APC of planning to disrupt its primaries slated for Saturday 17

July 18, 2018 6:57 AM Governor Ortom speaks on joining PDP after dumping APC

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has said he has not declared for any party yet, despite the emergence of his campaign posters for the 2019 governorship election, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The posters were put in strategic places alongside the earlier ones with APC symbol, but they did not bear the picture of Deputy 18