Politics

2019: Tambuwal visits Nasarawa, Benue, vows to tackle Herdsmen violence

Sokoto state governor and presidential aspirant of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has pledged that his government would assist Nasarawa state, which he described as "strategic state with best human and mineral resources", achieve her full potentials in both areas when elected president of Nigeria.

Osun rerun: Buhari leading a govt of gangsters –ADC

African Democratic Congress (ADC) yesterday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of leading a government of gangsters, following the declaration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, as winner of the Osun State governorship election. In a statement issued by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mrs. Yemi Kolapo, said the supplementary governorship election in the state was nothing but a sham, stressing that this was a pointer to what Nigerians should expect in 2019.

Osun election: Lessons for Ogun PDP

By Danny Kwangogo

Recent happenings in Osun State as they relate to the September 22 governorship election are all too familiar to begin a recap here. It is most likely that by the time this piece is published, the election would have been won and lost. Indeed, some have wagered that it had been won and lost since the first ballot last Saturday. They do not see the rerun in the seven polling units changing the outcome of the election.

PDP set for Niger governorship primaries, others

By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna

Imo 2019: Why Frank Nneji will get APGA’s ticket

By Valentine Amanze

With less than six months to the 2019 general election, the coast is getting clearer over who succeeds Owelle Rochas Okorocha in Imo State.

  Of course, the person will neither come from Okigwe zone nor Orlu. Okigwe has ruled the state for eight years, starting from Chief Sam Mbakwe in 1979 (four years) and Chief Ikedi Ohakim (2007- 2010); while Orlu zone ruled through Chief Achike Udenwa, eight years (from 1999); and the incumbent governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, eight years.

How we stopped Jonathan from jailing Buhari, Atiku, APC leaders, by Abubakar

Former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, yesterday revealed how he and others in the National Peace Committee (NPC) prevailed on former President Goodluck Jonathan not to arrest and jail some prominent Nigerians including President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for treasonable felony in 2015.

Buhari may lose 2019 election, says U.S. Intelligence firm

President Muhammadu Buhari might lose power in the forthcoming presidential election holding in February 2019 if the opposition succeeded in building the grand coalition that could give the All Progressives Congress (APC) a good challenge at the polls.

This is the view of Teneo Intelligence, a New York-based intelligence firm in the United States. The global firm said that going by the outcome of the Osun governorship polls where the ruling APC was battling with serious vulnerabilities months to the presidential elections, power may slip out of its hands.

Breaking: Court stops Madumere’s impeachment

The court has stopped the impeachment of the deputy governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere.

An Owerri Federal High court took the decision on Tuesday and directed that Madumere be reinstated as to his position as Deputy Governor.

Nigeria in sorry state under Buhari - Turaki

Says, we don't need President that treats head, ear aches in London
By Amos Odeh

Bayelsa APC to PDP: Your pitiful attempt at cover-up of planned violence has failed

By Valentine Amanze

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