Politics

April 14, 2021

THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC) ON TUESDAY ARRESTED FORMER GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE, ROCHAS OKOROCHA. OKOROCHA WAS ARRESTED IN ABUJA, BUT THE EFCC HAS NOT YET GIVEN REASON FOR HIS ARREST. EFCC HEAD OF MEDIA AND PUBLICITY, WILSON UWUJAREN CONFIRMED OKOROCHA’S ARREST ON TUESDAY EVENING. WHEN ASKED THE REASON FOR THE FORMER GOVERNOR’S […]

PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) GOVERNORS FORUM HAS WARNED THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) TO STOP POACHING ITS GOVERNORS. CHAIRMAN OF THE FORUM, GOVERNOR AMINU WAZIRI TAMBUWAL, STATED THIS WHEN HE LED A DELEGATION OF PDP GOVERNORS ON A COMMISERATION VISIT TO THE GOVERNOR OF ZAMFARA STATE, DR. BELLO MOHAMMED MATAWALLE IN GUSAU. TAMBUWAL WAS ACCOMPANIED […]

THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS, APC, WHICH HAS ONLY RULED NIGERIA FOR SIX YEARS, IS PLOTTING TO RULE AT THE CENTRE TILL 2051 OR AT LEAST 2047. THAT IS ANOTHER 26 OR 30 YEARS, FROM NOW, COVERING EIGHT OR NINE ELECTION CYCLES. THE PARTY HAS ONLY WON TWO GENERAL ELECTIONS, IN 2015 AND 2019. CHAIRMAN OF […]

FORMER IMO STATE GOVERNOR, SENATOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA, HAS AGAIN VISITED RIVERS STATE GOVERNOR, NYESOM WIKE FOR THE SECOND TIME IN ONE MONTH AMID A POLITICAL CRISIS AHEAD OF 2023. THE FORMER GOVERNOR WHO IS NOW A SENATOR UNDER THE PLATFORM OF ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS, APC, HAD VISITED WIKE IN RIVERS STATE TO COMMISSION A PROJECT. […]

ALL PROGRESSIVE GRAND ALLIANCE (APGA) HAS WON SATURDAY BY-ELECTION INTO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SEAT FOR MAGAMA/RIJAU FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY IN NIGER STATE. APGA DEFEATED THE ADC AND THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) IN THE RESULT RELEASED BY THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC). THE PARTY CANDIDATE, SALIHU SALLEH, POLLED 22,965 VOTES TO BEAT HIS CHALLENGER, […]

IN ITS REACTION, THE PDP SAID IT WAS NOT IN THE LEAST WORRIED BY THE PLAN BY OKOROCHA AND A FEW OF HIS FRIENDS TO FORM A NEW POLITICAL PARTY. NATIONAL PUBLICITY SECRETARY OF THE PARTY, KOLA OLOGBONDIYAN, IN A TELEPHONE INTERVIEW WITH ONE OF OUR CORRESPONDENTS, IN ABUJA, ON MONDAY,  EXPLAINED THAT THE PDP […]

THE SENATOR REPRESENTING IMO WEST AND FORMER GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE,  CHIEF  ROCHAS OKOROCHA, HAVE OPENLY CRITISIZED  HIS PARTY, THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS, SAYING THE RULLING PARTY WAS HURRIEDLY FORMED TO HIJACK POWER FROM THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY IN 2015. OKOROCHA, IN AN INTERVIEW WITH JOURNALISTS IN ABUJA, SAID HE AND OTHER PROGRESSIVE-MINDED POLITICIANS WERE […]

THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT, ABUJA, HAVE FIXED THE 9TH OF JANUARY FOR RULING ON THE ALLEGED CERTIFICATE FORGERY SUIT INVOLVING THE EDO STATE GOVERNOR, GODWIN OBASEKI. THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) HAD DRAGGED THE GOVERNOR TO COURT AFTER IT ACCUSED HIM OF FORGING HIS CERTIFICATE AHEAD OF LAST YEAR’S GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN EDO STATE. THE […]

A FORMER GOVERNOR OF ZAMFARA STATE, AHMED SANI YERIMA, ON WEDNESDAY DECLARED HIS 2023 PRESIDENTIAL BID. PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI WILL END HIS EIGHT-RULE IN 2023 AND RECENT DISCUSSIONS HAD CENTRED ON WHICH REGION AMONG NIGERIA’S SIX GEOPOLITICAL ZONES WOULD PRODUCE THE COUNTRY’S NEXT PRESIDENT IN THREE YEARS’ TIME. YERIMA, WHO ANNOUNCED HIS INTENTION TO VIE […]

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON WEDNESDAY REJECTED A BILL WHICH PROPOSED 70 YEARS AS AGE LIMIT FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL VYING FOR THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT. THE BILL ALSO PROPOSED 65 YEARS AS THE AGE LIMIT FOR ALL PERSONS TARGETING SEATS IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. THE BILL WHICH WAS SPONSORED BY A MEMBER OF THE […]


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