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INEC receives signatures of 188,588 voters For Dino Melaye’s recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has received signatures of about 188,588 voters from electorates in Kogi West Senatorial District, demanding the recall of Dino Melaye from the Senate. News reported the move to recall the lawmaker with the signatories being about 52.3 per cent of the registered voters in the district. The law requires 50 per cent of voters ... Read More »

We can’t stop PDP members from defecting – Sheriff

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has said that it will be near impossible to stop members of the party from defecting to other political paries. He said even the expected outcome of the party’s case might not be acceptable to some people, adding that it would be wrong for him to stick his ... Read More »

Obaseki sends commissioner nominees’ list to Assembly

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sent the list of his commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for confirmation. The Governor, in a letter to the Speaker of the House, Justin Okonoboh, said nominees are from the 18 local government areas in the state. The nominees are – Yekini Idayi (Akoko-Edo), Paul Ohonbamu (Egor), Hon. Christopher Adesotu ... Read More »

Obanikoro dumps PDP, joins APC

A former Minister of State (Defence) and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Obanikoro announced his defection at a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday. He was received by a former chieftain of the PDP, Lukman Ajose, who recently defected to the APC. Obanikoro had earlier apologized and reconciled with ... Read More »

Shut up or I expose your wife, Amaechi threatens Wike

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday verbally attacked his successor, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, and threatened to expose the governor’s wife “if he (Wike) does not shut up his mouth.” Amaechi, who was visibly angry at the allegation levelled against his wife by the Rivers governor, also described his successor as a thug who could hardly ... Read More »

Kidnapped APC chieftain found dead

The lifeless body of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, Olamide Odimayo, who was kidnapped last week, has been found floating on the coastal waters of Ese-Odo. The Ondo Police while confirming the incident on Monday, said the search for the abducted politician had continued since June 15, with the arrest of eight suspects. The ... Read More »

Experts hail Akeredolu’s achievements in 100 days

A group of professionals, under the aegis of Ondo State Eminent Group (OSEG), has hailed Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) for spreading developing across the state in his administration’s first 100 days in office. In a statement by a Lagos lawyer, Banji Alabi, OSEG said its position was informed by the governor’s development strides within the period. The group noted that ... Read More »

Nigeria’s democracy a work in progress, says Tinubu

Nigeria is not yet a “full-blown” democracy but a work in progress, All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said. He said everyone must work towards moving Nigeria from being a “civilian dispensation” to a true democracy. The former Lagos State governor spoke in Lagos at the weekend when he received the National Icon of Democracy award ... Read More »