ADP Unveils 'Beyond Ordinary Governance' For Lagos…

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has presented the ‘Beyond Ordinary Governance’ as its plan for Lagos State. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Adelaja Adeoye, ADP Publicity Secretary. The party commended Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi for his performance during the Lagos Gubernatorial Debate, organised by ‘The Platform’, a civic discussion initiative of the Covenant…

493,000 PVCs Still Uncollected In Adamawa — More Than Bindow's...

One month to the general election, 493,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Adamawa State, SaharaReporters can report. In 2015, Jibrilla Bindow scored just 362,329 votes to emerge winner of the bitterly contested governorship election, a figure below the number of PVCs currently uncollected, as revealed on Tuesday by the Independent…

APC, PDP Supporters Renounce Cultism In Bayelsa…

Twenty young people from Town Brass Island in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have renounced their membership of various cult groups. The youth also distanced themselves from political violence in the area ahead of the 2019 elections. The youth, who were members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party…

Onnoghen All Smiles As He Meets Buhari At Armed Forces...

In spite of the allegations of fraudulent declaration of assets levelled against him, Walter Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria, was all smiles when he shook hands with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration. The event held at the National Arcade, Eagle Square, Abuja. Onnoghen is standing trial over charges…

BREAKING: Buhari Convenes 'Extraordinary FEC Meeting'…

An extraordinary meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) is ongoing in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari, who convenened the meeting, is chairing it. No reason was stated for the extraordinary meeting, which comes 24 hours ahead of the regular FEC meetings traditionally held on Wednesdays. Earlier on Tuesday, Buhari led activities for the commemoration of…

Onnoghen: The Consequence Of Silence By Oke Umurhohwo…

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen Obviously, the atmosphere is tense in Nigeria. The report that the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, is being goaded to quit office is unsettling the polity few weeks to a crucial general election. Amidst the confusion the unfolding development is generating, I took a pause…

Civil Society Groups Demand Probe Of Akpabio Over False Asset...

The Civil Society Groups for Accountability and Probity stormed the Abuja office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday to request an investigation into the financial activities of Godswill Akpabio, former Governor of Akwa Ibom State. The civil society group asked the anti-graft agency to investigate Akpabio for unlawful acquisition of properties and false declaration…

Nwosu Dares Action Alliance, Says He Will Continue To Support...

Uche Nwosu, governorship candidate of Action Alliance (AA) in Imo State, has insisted he will continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari and will ensure all members of the party in Imo vote for the President. Nwosu stated this in response to the warning issued by Kenneth Udeze, National Chairman of AA, when the latter warned Nwosu against campaigning…

BREAKING: APC Shuns Presidential Debate On Corruption And Development…

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is conspicuously absent at the ongoing presidential debate organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD). Five candidates are currently taking questions on the strategies of the political parties to tackle corruption and ensure development for the country. The event is taking place at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, with the…

INEC To Deploy One Million Ad Hoc Staff…

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says not more than one million ad hoc staff will be deployed for the coming elections. This was disclosed by Malam Mohammed Haruna, the Commissioner for North-Central, in Ilorin, on Monday. He reminded the candidates that only 1,504 of the 22,643 persons contesting would emerge. According to Haruna, the ad-hoc staff would…

Atiku Campaign Group Rejects New Lagos CP…

The Coalition of Ethnic Nationalities for the Atiku Agenda (CENTAA), one of Atiku Abubakar’s campaign groups, has kicked against the replacement of Imohimi Edgal, the former Lagos Police Commissioner, with Kayode Egbetokun, former Chief Security Officer of Bola Tinubu. Edgal was redeployed to the force headquarters in Abuja on Sunday with an instruction to resume at…