The Politricks of a Certificate

There is nothing more damaging than self-indictment. This is what President Muhammadu Buhari has inflicted on himself with the needless certificate scandal he first created in 2014 when he ran for president and won at the fourth attempt. Among the documents he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC was a sworn affidavit in […]

Sanwo-Olu Wins Lagos APC Guber Primary as NWC Finally Approves Results

  The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee for the Lagos governorship primary, has finally declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the winner of the Tuesday’s election in the state. The chairman of the panel, Clement Ebri, made the declaration on Wednesday. Prior to the declaration, there had been a conflict between the NWC panel and […]

I’ll Resign If Supreme Court Faults Osun Election – Agbaje, Osun REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Osun State, Olusegun Agbaje has vowed to resign his appointment if the Supreme Court finds the Independent National Electoral Commission guilty in the conduct of the recently concluded governorship election in the state. Agbaje said this in his speech in Osogbo on Wednesday during the presentation of Certificate of Return […]

Rivers 2019: Amaechi Raises Fear of Imposition

  Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi is ruffling political feathers in his All Progressives Congress following his adoption of a crony as the party’s candidate ahead of the governorship primary thereby dimming the prospects of other aspirants   Minister of transportation and former Rivers State governor, Chibuike Amaechi is once again on a familiar turf […]

Defection From PDP: Uduaghan was Frustrated By Ibori and Okowa 

There are strong indications that the immediate past governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan might be on his way out of the ruling party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to join the All Progressives Congress, APC. Here, we serve you the inside story of Uduaghan’s defection move and the compelling reasons […]

My Idea of Restructuring – Saraki

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has listed five possible ways the National Assembly can successfully restructure Nigeria. Speaking while declaring open a retreat organised by the Northern Senators’ Forum (NSF), in Katsina on Tuesday, Saraki harped on the need to keep the country united while working to ensure that all regions get their rightful share of […]

Edo: Tribunal Refused PDP Request

The Edo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin Wednesday evening turned down the oral application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the September 28, 2016, governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu for an extension of the time allotted it to prove their case by half a day. Yusuf Alli, senior advocate of […]

Edo Tribunal Rules Against Delay

Thursday sitting of the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal ended on a rather controversial note after 6 pm this evening as counsel to the respondents opposed the application of counsel to the petitioners for an adjournment till Monday next week instead of tomorrow. The application by Roland Otaru, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, sparked off a heated debate […]