Author: Samson Ojeniran

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Some youths in Nigeria have expressed concerns over what they have described as the financial inducement by aspirants to delegates of most of the political parties for primary elections. The youths who bared their minds during a media briefing in Abuja said giving party tickets to the highest bidding aspirants is certainly a bad step […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured the residents of Ekiti State to conduct credible polls in Ekiti. The Chairman of the Commission, Professor Mahmoud Yaqoob, said this in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, during a meeting with traditional rulers. Professor Mahmoud said the commission will also conduct the botched Ekiti East Constituency 1 State […]

Four governorship aspirants have rejected the outcome of last Friday’s All Progressives Congress primary election in Benue State which ended in favor of suspended Catholic Priest Hyacinth Alia. The aspirants who presented their grievances to the All Progressives Congress primary appeal panel in Makurdi equally indicted some members of the Election Committee for falsification of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to ensure that the forthcoming convention to pick a presidential candidate reflects all the values and virtues of the party. The President said this on Tuesday, at a meeting with the 22 governors and the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu. […]

A fresh crisis is brewing within the two-month-old National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as some members of the organ accuse the National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu of taking unilateral decisions. National Vice Chairman, South West, Isaac Kekemeke and National Vice-chairman North–West Salihu Lukman in a statement jointly issued on Tuesday said members […]

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed delight over the release of the Prelate of the Methodist Church Nigeria, Samuel Uche, the Methodist Bishop of Owerri, Dennis Mark, and the Prelate’s Chaplain by their abductors. The Prelate who is from Imo State was kidnapped on Sunday at Umunnochi with the other two clergymen. The governor, […]

The All Progressive Congress Governors who met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Abuja on Tuesday refused to answer questions from Journalists on the outcome of the meeting. President Buhari invited the governors for the meeting ahead of the ruling party’s presidential primaries slated for June 6 -8. While the governors of Imo […]

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has sworn in the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC). This was with a mandate asking the commission to conduct Local Government elections in the state in line with extant laws. Represented by his Deputy, Professor Ivara Esu, the Governor said justice, fairness, and equity should […]

The Member representing Langtang North Central constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Nanbol Listic has resigned from the People’s Democratic Party PDP in the state. The lawmaker, in a letter, addressed to the PDP Chairman, Reak Ward, cited a sharp division in the party as the reason for his resignation. Chairman of the […]

Terrorists operating in Jibiya forest in Katsina State have launched an attack on a Nigeria Customs Service checkpoint called ‘Mil Takwas’ along Jibiya-Katsina road, killing one person and burning down 3 operational patrol vehicles belonging to the Customs and Immigration Services in addition to a privately owned motor vehicle. A source in the area who […]


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