Election

  • APC Primary: Voters disperse as violence breaks out at voting centre in Okitipupa

    APC Primary: Voters disperse as violence breaks out at voting centre in Okitipupa

    On Saturday, violence broke out in Ward 1 at Stella Maris College, Okitipupa, between rival supporters of two aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) contesting to be the party’s candidate for the Nov. 16 Ondo State Governorship election. Accredited members of the party who had turned out early in their large numbers to elect the party’s candidate for the…

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  • Ondo APC Primary: 171,922 accredited members to vote, says committee

    Ondo APC Primary: 171,922 accredited members to vote, says committee

    The committee to supervise the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Ondo State said on Friday that a total of 171,922 accredited members would vote on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the primary is scheduled to be held in 203 wards in 18 local government areas, with 16 aspirants, including the governor, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa,…

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  • REDAN South-west zone elects 45 new officers

    REDAN South-west zone elects 45 new officers

    The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) South-West Zone has elected 45 new executives into various positions across its state chapters to run their affairs in the next four years. Dr. Kunle Adeyemi, Vice President of REDAN, South-West Zone, announced this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Adeyemi explained that the election, which was…

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  • APC Primary: Aiyedatiwa rounds off local governments’ tour

    APC Primary: Aiyedatiwa rounds off local governments’ tour

    Gov. Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State on Thursday concluded a seven-day campaign tour of the 18 local government areas of the state ahead of Saturday’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 16 aspirants, including Aiyedatiwa, are vying for the APC governorship ticket on April 20. Aiyedatiwa, during the campaign tour…

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  • Court upholds election of community pharmacists union in Kwara

    Court upholds election of community pharmacists union in Kwara

    A High Court in Ilorin on Thursday upheld the 2023 elections of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), Kwara branch. In his judgment, Justice M. Abdulgafar said the election that returned Mrs. Munirat Bello as Chairman of the State Executive Council was conducted according to the association’s guidelines. The judge, therefore, ordered the Upper Area Court to quash…

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  • Indians in Nigeria hold campaign for Prime Minister Modi’s third term re-election

    Indians in Nigeria hold campaign for Prime Minister Modi’s third term re-election

    Indian businessmen, professionals, and non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Nigeria held a campaign session for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s third term re-election in Lagos on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that India’s election is to be held from April 19 to June 1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been leading India since 2014 and will be contesting…

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  • Fubara undisputed political, PDP leader in Rivers, says Sekibo

    Fubara undisputed political, PDP leader in Rivers, says Sekibo

    Former Minister of Transportation, Chief Abiye Sekibo, says that Gov. Siminalayi Fubara is the undisputed political head and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers. Sekibo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday during a Thanksgiving service in Ibaka Town, Okirika, Rivers, commemorating Fubara’s election and Supreme Court victory. He said that the former governor, Peter…

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  • APC primary: Aiyedatiwa solicits members’ votes ahead of election

    APC primary: Aiyedatiwa solicits members’ votes ahead of election

    Gov. Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State has solicited the votes of party members ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in the state on April 20 The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Aiyedatiwa is seeking to become the APC candidate out of the 16 aspirants jostling to be the party’s flag bearer in the Nov. 16…

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  • PDP chieftain urges intensified efforts against insecurity, economic challenges

    PDP chieftain urges intensified efforts against insecurity, economic challenges

    A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Emmanuel Ogidi, has advised the federal and state governments to intensify efforts to address the insecurity and economic challenges in the country. Ogidi, the former PDP National Vice Chairman (South), gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. Ogidi said the prevailing level of…

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  • APC Primary: Interior Minister denies announcing Aiyedatiwa as Tinubu’s preferred candidate

    APC Primary: Interior Minister denies announcing Aiyedatiwa as Tinubu’s preferred candidate

    The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has disassociated himself from a report that President Bola Tinubu has picked Gov. Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State as his preferred candidate for the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state. A statement issued by Mr. Babatunde Alao, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Minister, on Wednesday in Abuja also…

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  • Commissioner lauds Jigawa women’s dedication, perseverance

    Commissioner lauds Jigawa women’s dedication, perseverance

    The Commissioner for Women Affairs in Jigawa, Hajiya Hadiza Abdulwahab, has commended women in the state for their dedication and perseverance. She made the commendation during the distribution of clothes and cash to some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Malam Madori local government area of the state on Monday. “Women have become key actors in political spaces in…

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  • APC assures of fairness, transparency at governorship primary election for Ondo State

    APC assures of fairness, transparency at governorship primary election for Ondo State

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised to conduct a free, fair, and transparent primary election to choose its candidate for the Nov. 11 governorship election in the state. The party’s Deputy National Organising Secretary, Mr. Nze Duru, gave the assurance on Saturday in Abuja as the party drew the curtain on the submission of Expression of Interest and Nomination…

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  • Nigerian military can end security challenge -Kwankwaso

    Nigerian military can end security challenge -Kwankwaso

    Sen. Musa Kwankwaso, a former Minister of Defence, says the military has capacity to end the current security challenge facing the country, given the necessary motivation. Kwankwaso, also the National Leader of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) stated this when he spoke with newsmen shortly after the NNPP National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja. He said that although it was…

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  • Gov Ododo seeks FG’s help to tackle insecurity, flooding in Kogi

    Kogi tribunal: Ododo, APC to open defence April 15 as SDP closes case

    Gov. Usman Ododo of Kogi and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), will, on April 15, open their defense at the state’s governorship election tribunal sitting in Abuja against the petition filed by the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and its candidate, Murtala Ajaka. The three-member tribunal, chaired by Justice Ado Birnin-Kudu, fixed the date for Friday after SDP and…

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  • Bayelsa LG election: LP’s Eradiri calls for local govt. autonomy

    Bayelsa LG election: LP’s Eradiri calls for local govt. autonomy

    The Labour Party governorship candidate in the Nov. 11, 2023, election in Bayelsa, Udengs Eradiri, has called on the National Assembly (NA) to grant local government administration its due autonomy.   Eradiri made the call on Thursday in Yenagoa while expressing concern over the state local government elections slated for Saturday.   He decried the ongoing electoral process leading to…

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  • Kogi poll: SDP had agents across polling units, witness tells tribunal

    Kogi poll: SDP had agents across polling units, witness tells tribunal

    Mr. Benjamin Okolo, a witness of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the ongoing Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, admitted on Thursday that the party had agents across the polling units during the Nov. 11, 2023 governorship election. Okolo, who is from Dekina Local Government Area (Kogi East), told the three-member panel of justices, led by Justice Ado…

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  • Nigerian child’s future brighter with education loans- Tinubu

    Nigerian child’s future brighter with education loans- Tinubu

    President Bola Tinubu says the future of the Nigerian child will be brighter as the path to take them out of poverty has been cleared with the Students’ Loans Re-enactment Bill. The President said this when he hosted members of the APC Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) and the Independent Campaign Council (ICC) to Iftar on Wednesday in Abuja. “The only…

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