The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), northern stakeholders, have endorsed former President of the Senate, Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, as its consensus candidate for the party national chairman in the forthcoming Oct. 30 national convention. The Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen after the stakeholders’ meeting...
The Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, has enjoined the newly inaugurated Local Government Chairmen of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to embrace an all-inclusive leadership that will guarantee party’s growth. Balarabe threw the challenge on Thursday during the inauguration ceremony of APC Local Government Chairmen held at the...
Rep. Leke Abejide (ADC-Kogi) has rated the 2022 budget submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari as the best in the last six years. Abejide said this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja shortly after the budget passed second reading at the House of...
The Lagos State Chapter of the Accord Party on Thursday has said that Senate’s amendment of the electoral act which now permits electronic transmission of elections results will reduce voter apathy. Party Secretary Dele Oladeji told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the passage would further boost...
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on Thursday presented a budget of N141.9 billion for 2022 to the State House of Assembly for approval. Obiano, who tagged the budget “Continuity, Sustainability and Development of a New Anambra”, said that it would help to sustain his achievements in the last seven years...
Yiaga Africa, a Civil Society Organization, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to step up its engagements with security agencies, to ensure that the Nov. 6 Anambra poll is violence free. Ms Cynthia Mbamalu, Director of Programmes, Yiaga Africa, made the call in the Watching the Vote (WTV),...
The Centre for Human and Socioeconomic Rights (CHSR) says the Senate has returned power to the people with the passage of electronic transmission of elections’ results. The Senate on Tuesday passed an amendment to the Electoral Act that allows the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to determine the mode of...
A Joint Stakeholders Forum of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, has petitioned the party over congresses and called for urgent intervention in ‘APC crisis in the state’. The group made the call in a petition to the APC National Chairman, Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee against the party...
The search for a consensus National Chairman candidate from the North is still on as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders from the region have yet to arrive at an agreement. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a meeting of the party’s stakeholders from the Northern region where...
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osogbo Federal Constituency in Osun, have reiterated their supports for the re-election of Gov. Gboyega Oyetola in the 2022 governorship election. At an endorsement programme organised for Oyetola in Osogbo on Wednesday, the party leaders said they have implicit confidence in the...
The Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr Nkem Okeke, has officially dumped the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).   This is coming some days ahead of the November 6 Anambra governorship election,   Okeke alongside Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State and APC Caretaker Chairman and Governor...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has charged its members to shun all bickering within their rank and files to enable the party approach 2023 general elections as a united house. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), gave the charge in a statement on...
The 2022 Appropriation Bill of N16. 39 trillion passed second reading at the Senate on Wednesday, after debates on the general principles of the bill by the Senators at plenary. The bill is entitled “A Bill for an Act to authorize the issuance, from the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) of...
Presidential hopeful, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has urged electorate in Anambra to vote for Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo, African Democratic Congress (ADC) candidate in the upcoming governorship poll in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that INEC scheduled the Anambra governorship election for Nov. 6. Moghalu, a former deputy governor...
 Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, said Tuesday’s passage of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021 empowering the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to electronically transmit election results was victory for democracy. The governor stated this in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on...
The Ondo State House of Assembly committed the 2022 budget proposal of N191 billion to Committee stage, after it scaled through the second reading at plenary on Wednesday. The lawmakers, at the plenary, referred the budget proposal to committee level after the reading by the acting Clerk of the House,...
The Senate has confirmed Mr. Amaechi Nwoha, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for appointment as Commissioner representing South- East in the National Assembly Commission. His confirmation was sequel to the presentation and consideration of the report of the Committee on Establishment and Public Service at plenary on Wednesday. The report was presented...