‘My dream at 80 for Nigeria, philosophy and religion’…

Chief Bisi Akande, who turns 80 today, is one of the major actors in Nigeria’s political firmament. In this interview with Muyiwa Adeyemi (Head South West Bureau), Rotimi Agboluaje and Tosin Dada, he speaks on how he was wooed into politics, his first encounter with Chief Obafemi Awolowo, with a lamentation that politics has degenerated…

SDP presidential candidate, Jerry Gana, reacts to CJN’s trial…

He calls on lovers of democracy to close ranks and confront the emerging “cultic principles and gangsterism” in the political and governance processes. The post SDP presidential candidate, Jerry Gana, reacts to CJN’s trial appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

Onnoghen: Nigeria witnessing ‘political gangsterism’ — Gana…

Okwe Obi, Abuja Following the arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, over alleged failed declaration of his assets, the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Professor Jerry Gana, has described the charge as “political gangsterism” on the part of the Federal government. Gana, while…

SDP flags off House of Reps campaign in Ogun…

Members of the Social Democratic Party in Ogun state are calling for more infrastructure projects within the Ijebu Ode, Odogbolu and Ijebu North East Federal Constituency. They made this known while flagging off the campaign of House of Representatives candidate, Adekunle Osibogun, in Ijebu-Ode. While expressing optimism that the SDP candidate will help bring succour…

N10,000 can’t do anything for traders- SDP guber candidate, Ayorinde...

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), in Oyo State, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), on Friday condemned the federal government of Nigeria over the introduction of the trader money scheme. Ayorinde, while addressing journalists in Igangan town, one of the towns in Oke-Ogun geo-political zone of the state shortly after the flag off…

SDP presidential ticket: Duke, Gana tango at Appeal Court…

Godwin Tsa, Abuja Legal fireworks over the presidential ticket of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the 2019 election will commence at the Abuja division of the Court of Appeal on January 15, 2019. The appellate court ‎fixed the date after sorting out some preliminary issues in the appeal lodged by the former governor of…

Vote Wisely In 2019 – Jerry Gana Urges Nigerians…

The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prof. Jerry Gana, has urged Nigerians to vote wisely in the 2019 general election. Gana, in a new year message issued on Monday in Abuja by Mr Alfa Mohammed, the party’s National Publicity Secretary and Director of Media and Publicity of his campaign team, said Nigeria…

2019 election: What Buhari must do – SDP…

The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Chief Olu Falae, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure free, fair and credible election in the country in the first quarter of the year 2019. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Falae made the call in a new year message issued by the…

Free, fair polls a must, SDP tells Buhari in New...

Okwe Obi, Abuja As Nigerians celebrate the New Year, National Chairman, Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae, has enjoined President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure free, fair and credible elections in February. This was contained in his New Year message to Nigerians signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Alfa Mohammed. According to him, “our…

2019 Election: Like MKO, SDP Will Take Nigeria By Storm...

  Professor Jerry Gana, the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), has said that his party will take Nigeria by storm come 2019. While appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Prof Gana said 2019 will see the second coming of the SDP, explaining that the first advent of the party…

The Late 5: Lai Mohammed hammers Saraki over alleged statement...

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Former President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Shagari was on Saturday laid to rest in his hometown, Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto. Secretary of the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, led the Federal Government delegation to the burial, with other dignitaries attending the funeral prayers including Governor…