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January 15, 2019 2:51 PM Defection: Former Kwara deputy speaker, others join APC, burn PDP membership cards

Former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state. Giving reasons for his defection, Suka-baba told journalists that it was borne out of promptings 35

January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Obaship tussle: Tension in Ondo community ahead of Supreme Court judgement

Residents of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo state are in tension as they ahead of the Supreme Court judgement as regards the rightful occupant to the community’s throne. The Supreme Court had fixed 16th January for the ruling on injunction, stay of execution of the coronation of Alale of Akungba – Akoko, as well as the hearing 38

January 14, 2019 5:57 PM INEC begins recruitment ahead of 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced recruitment to fill some ad-hoc positions, ahead of the forth coming general elections. INEC disclosed that interested Nigerians can apply for the role of registration Area Technology support. In a tweet on its verified Twitter handle, the electoral umpire said applicants can also apply 19

January 14, 2019 11:05 AM Kaduna: Fresh attack claims lives

No fewer than three persons were feared dead during an attack by unidentified gunmen on Sunday night between Asso and Tanda bridge in Gwong Chiefdom of Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Mr Peter Averik, Chairman of the Local Government, who confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, said the attack took place 26

January 14, 2019 7:47 AM Defection: Over 1000 PDP members dump party in Ogun

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Odeda Local Government area of Ogun State have defected to the Allied Peoples Movement, APM. The defectors were received by the party’s governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade. He was on his ward-to-ward campaign tour of the 236 wards in the state. A leader of the decampees 26

January 14, 2019 6:26 AM Profile of Tinubu’s ex-CSO, new Lagos CP, Kayode Egbetokun

The new acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Kayode Egbetokun, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, will resume duty this week. Egbetokun was until his new appointment, the Deputy Commandant, Nigeria Police College, Ikeja Lagos. He replaces CP Imohimi Edgal, who was appointed Commissioner of Police for Lagos State on Aug. 30, 2017. Born on Sept. 4, 1964 in Erinja 25

January 13, 2019 5:18 PM Saraki reacts to attack on his residence

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the attack on his Agbaji Ilorin family residence by thugs. DAILY POST had reported that political thugs reportedly working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State on Sunday attacked the Agbaji Ilorin family residence of Saraki. They opened fire on residents of the area, wounding at least 11 persons 25

January 12, 2019 3:59 PM PDP vs APC: Gov. Ortom blows hot ahead of 2019 elections

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue State has assured residents of the state that there would be no room for rigging and manipulation of votes in the forthcoming elections. NAN reports that Ortom gave the assurance on Saturday in Vandeikya Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. He dispelled fears that the election would be rigged, noting that the people would 20

January 11, 2019 6:02 AM 2019 Election: INEC REC speaks on selling ballot paper

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Cross River, Dr Frankland Briyai has said that the commission did not sell ballot papers to anybody or group in the state. Briyai, who disclosed this on Thursday in Calabar, was reacting to the impounding of a truck with INEC materials and some ballot papers 23

January 10, 2019 10:54 AM Abia 2019: Alex Otti reacts to charter of equity, blasts Gov. Ikpeazu, PDP over alleged monumental failure

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA), Dr. Alex OttI, has said he has been vindicated by Okezie Ikpeazu and the PDP following their campaign that Ikpeazu should be returned as governor on the basis of equity, even when they know he(Governor) has failed to perform. Otti maintained that he knew that the governor and PDP would 26