Politics

Lagos APC Lawmaker Sues Party, INEC Over Return Ticket

     Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Lagos lawmaker, Honourable Famakinwa Adedayo Olufemi, representing Ajeromi-Ifelodun Constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, has instituted a suit before a Federal High Court, Lagos, asking for an order of mandatory injunction directing INEC to accept and treat him as the lawful candidate of the […]


DSS Did Not Invite INEC National Commissioner—Yakubu

    The National Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that the Department of State Security (DSS) did not invite any of the commission’s National Commissioner for questioning as been speculated. He said this while giving updates on INEC preparation for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly (NASS) elections to stakeholders […]


Why We Shifted Nigeria’s Election To February 23Rd – INEC

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has explained why it postponed the general elections earlier scheduled for  today;Saturday, February 16, 2019. INEC shifted the election by one week, explaining how difficult it was for it to shift the general elections. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who spoke to newsmen at about 2:43am on […]


Alleged N4.7B Fraud: Ex- Oyo Governor, Rasheed Ladoja Knows Fate Tomorrow

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Federal Court sitting in Lagos has slated for tomorrow judgement in the charge preferred against Ex -Governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja and his former Commissioner for Finance, Waheed Akanbi. Justice Mohammed Idriss was said to have sent notice to the parties that the judgement will […]


N313.2M Fraud: Court Adjourns Arraignment Of PDP House Of Reps Candidate, Others Till Jan. 22

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned the rearrangement of a candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the House of Representative in the 2019 general election, Honourable Anthony Alaka, (a.k.a General) till January 22, 2019. Other defendants to be re-arraigned alongside Akala in the alleged N313.2 million fraud are; Saidi […]


2019: Lagos Commissioner Mobilises Massive Support For Sanwo-Olu

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdullateef has advised Lagosians to vote for Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), as Governor of Lagos State in the forthcoming 2019 election. The essence of the mobilisation is to ensure that the lofty, […]


PDP Bars BoT Members From Campaigning For Presidential Aspirants

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) has barred members of the Trustees from campaigning for any of presidential aspirants on the platform. The decision not to show support for any of the 13PDP presidential aspirants was reached at a meeting in Abuja on Thursday, September 6, 2018. This was disclosed to […]


Labour Party Advises Aspirants To Wait For NEC, INEC Approved Dates For Congresses

  …Urges Aspirants To Stay Clear Of Embattled Fmr. Chairman, Deputy Secretary   Labour Party (LP) has directed aspirants willing to contest under the party to wait for National Executive Council’s (NEC) dates for congresses as approved by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in order not to fall victim to unscrupulous characters posing as […]


Ekiti 2018: ERO Appoints Activist As Media Spokesperson

    Ekiti Rebirth Organisation, (ERO) has named a journalist and human civil rights activist, Mr Gboyega Adeoye as the group’s spokesperson. ERO is the socio-cultural movement campaigning to see the Special Adviser on Political Matters to the President, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, emerge as the next governor of Ekiti State. In a statement at the […]


Hausa Communities Endorse Obaseki, Shaibu Ahead Edo Governorship Election

    The Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy, Hon. Philip Shaibu in Edo state governorship election got a boost from the Hausa communities in the state ahead of the September 10 governorship election. The Hausa communities in the Northern part of the state under the umbrella […]