Bye-election: 7 parties adopt APC in Kwara…

NAN Seven political parties on Tuesday agreed to work for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s bye-election for the Ekiti/Isin/Irepodun/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency seat of Kwara. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the seat became vacant following the death recently of Funke Adedoyin who had represented the constituency. The political parties were led by…

Osinbajo denies plan to sell Ajaokuta steel complex…

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has denied plans to sell the Ajaokuta Steel complex, stating that the Federal Government was rather looking for ways to better put the company into use. The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, disclosed this to State House Correspondents after he led a delegation to find out from…

FG to earn N17bn from NSPM share sale…

Uche Usim, Abuja The Director General of the Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE), Alex Okoh, has said that the sale of 21 percent shares of the Federal Government in the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting (NSPM) Plc to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), will contribute over N17 billion to the national treasury. At the…

2019: Presidential aspirant, Onovo dumps NCP, gives reasons…

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Chief Martins Onovo, the 2015 presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP) and a 2019 presidential aspirant, has quit the party. Onovo, in a letter, addressed to Comrade Ayodele Akele, the party’s National Secretary titled ‘Resignation of Membership’ said he was quitting the party because its management had…

South-South NCP rejects meeting over alleged alliance with PDP…

NCP National Chairman, Dr Tanko Yunusa The South-South Zone, National Conscience Party (NCP), has rejected the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and National Consultative Council (NCC) meeting billed to start on Friday in Abuja. Pastor Peters Omoragbon, National Deputy Chairman, NCP, South-South, made the position known in a statement in Lagos. Omoragbon said that the…

South-South NCP rejects meeting over alleged alliance with PDP…

Pastor Peters Omoragbon, National Deputy Chairman, South-South Zone, National Conscience Party (NCP), says the party’s leaders in the zone have rejected NCP’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and National Consultative Council (NCC) meeting billed to start on Friday. Omoragbon said in a statement in Lagos that the rejection was due alleged unapproved NCP alliance with PDP…….

Katsina Bye-Election: INEC Urged To Be Fair…

Katsina – Political parties, non-governmental organisations and the electorate in Katsina State have urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure free and fair conduct of the Katsina North senatorial bye-election expected to hold in four weeks. They made the call at a stakeholders’ forum on preparations for the bye-election on Thursday, following the…