Politics (Nigeria)

No administration has done more than President Buhari’s administration – APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) claims that no government since Nigeria's independence in 1960 has done better for the country than President Muhammadu Buhari's since taking office in 2015. Mai Mala Buni, the APC National Chairman and Yobe State...

You’re a pathetic fellow who lies to remain relevant – Jonathan tells Aliyu

Former President Goodluck Jonathan characterized Dr. Babangida Aliyu, the former governor of Niger State, as a wretched man who used lies and half-truths to stay politically active. In a remark by one of the ex-president's aides, Reno Omokri, Jonathan also...

Wike refuses to vote in council elections again

Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Governor, refused to vote in the local government election in his home, Obio/Akpor Ward 9, Unit 7. This is Wike's second time failing to vote in a local council race. He allegedly avoided voting in the...

Anambra APC governorship aspirant to slash school fees

A top All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in the forthcoming Nov 6, 2021 election in Anambra State, Dr. Chukwudozie Nwankwo (Overdoz), has promised to slash school fees as a subtle measure to stem the tide of hordes of...

2023: Northern students endorse Atiku for President

Association of Northern Nigerian Students (ANNS) has thrown its weight behind former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to vie for the country’s presidency in 2023. The group says it is moved by Atiku’s plan to empower one million youths and...

Murtala Nyako backed for APC National Chairman

A group known as the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria in conjunction with other groups in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has backed former governor of Adamawa state, Murtala Nyako, for national chairman of the ruling...

Obaseki yet to appoint commissioners six months after election

It has been six months after Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki was re-elected for a second term in office, but he is yet to appoint commissioners. The governor's action follows a similar trend flagged off by President Muhammadu Buhari in...

Ekwunife joins Anambra governorship race

The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District in the upper legislative chamber, Uche Ekwunife, has declared her intention to contest the state governorship election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Anambra State governorship election holds on...

“Igbo presidency can’t evolve until the North forgives the Igbos for killing Sardauna of Sokoto” Doyin Okupe writes

Doyin Okupe is the number one on the Twitter trend table after he shared a controversial statement on Twitter. The former presidential aide tweeted: "A national consensus for Igbo Presidency cannot evolve until the core north forgives the Igbos for the...

I won’t support Jonathan if he joins APC – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said he will not support former President Goodluck Jonathan even if he gets the Presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest the 2023 election. Speaking to BBC Pidgin at the weekend...

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Fire guts Delta police headquarters

A section of the Delta State Police Command headquarters was gutted by fire on Thursday. Sociend Media gathered that the...