Ohanaeze, Afenifere back 71 Reps’ bill seeking parliamentary govt

Seventy-one members of the House of Representatives have started the move to restructure the country as a bill which they sponsored to amend the 1999 Constitution to return Nigeria to the parliamentary system of government passed the first reading at plenary on Thursday. The bill came at a time when prominent Nigerians and socio-cultural and […]

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Senator Buruji Kashamu Wins PDP In Court Against Expulsion

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday failed in another desperate bid to get the courts to sanction its expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu and his associates from the party. Justice Valentine Ashi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, affirmed its earlier decision nullifying the expulsion of the senator and associates. […]

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Southwest APC Crisis: Gov Shettima’s Reconciliation Committee Meets Amosun, Ends Hearings ‎

By Ahmed Abu, The Nigerian Voice, Maiduguri APC’s national peace and reconciliation committee for the Southwest on Thursday met with Governor Ibikunle Amosun in his Ikeja private house as the committee concluded its scheduled interactive hearings with aggrieved party members from Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo states. The meeting with Amosun, which was […]

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Court Upholds Primary Election Of Muhammad Imam As Borno PDP Governorship Candidate

By Ahmed Abu, The Nigerian Voice, Maiduguri The Federal High Court, Maiduguri, yesterday upheld the election of Alhaji Muhammad Imam, as the 2019 Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) . The Presiding Judge, Justice Jude Dagat, in a ruling, dismissed the case instituted by Alhaji Muhammed Wakil, challenging the declaration of Imam as […]

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APC, PDP Reps disagree over unsigned electoral bill

The All Progressives Congress members in the House of Representatives and their counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday traded words over the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to withhold assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill. While the APC Caucus of the House of Representatives emerged from a closed-door meeting on Wednesday to […]

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There will be no peace in APC: Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu

The minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has said there would be no peace in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Oyo state chapter in particular without restitution and justice. Shittu, who fielded questions from journalists on Wednesday in Abuja, said he will be a bastard to support the APC governorship candidate in Oyo […]

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Rivers APC Governorship Candidate. Cole, Others Lose Again As Court Of Appeal Bars APC From Fielding Candidates In Rivers

The Court of Appeal Port Harcourt Division Wednesday delivered a brutal blow to Mr. Tonye Cole, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State and other candidates of the party running for office in the 2019 general elections. The appellate court dismissed the appeal filed by Cole, who is the candidate […]

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Uproar in Senate As Buhari’s Lopsided Appointment Of EFCC Board Angers Members

There was a rowdy session in the Senate on Tuesday over the four members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari. The senators were divided as the lawmakers from the South-East and the South-South protested the exclusion of the two geopolitical zones by the President in his nominations. But the […]

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NEDG, BON pick five parties for presidential debate

The Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have released the names of political parties that will be participating in the 2019 vice presidential and presidential debates. According to the statement signed by the Executive Secretary of the NEDG, Mr Eddi Emesiri, the parties are Allied Congress Party of Nigeria […]

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PDP Group raises alarm over plot to rig 2019 elections, Urges NASS to Override Buhari On Electoral Bill

The Forum of People’s Democratic Party – New Media Aides (PDP-NMA) has described the persistent refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Amendment Bill as part of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the President’s plot to rig the 2019 elections. The Forum, which called on the National Assembly to override the President […]

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