230 aspirants scramble for 40 assembly seats in Lagos

230 aspirants scramble for 40 assembly seats in Lagos

The All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman in Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Balogun, has said that 230 aspirants are vying for 40 seats in the state’s House of Assembly in the 2019 election. Balogun, who disclosed this at the party’s secretariat in Lagos, during a closed-door meeting with returnee chieftain, Remi Adikwu-Bakare, stated that the 230 […]

Lagos PDP depletes further as Adikwu-Bakare returns to APC

Lagos PDP depletes further as Adikwu-Bakare returns to APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State depleted further on Tuesday with the return of former Commissioner of Commerce, to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Remi Adikwu-Bakare. This was as the Mega Peoples Progressive Party (MPPP) and the state chapter of the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) collapsed their structures and embraced the APC. […]

Prosecute Kemi Adeosun now, SPN tells Buhari

Prosecute Kemi Adeosun now, SPN tells Buhari

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) has urged the Federal Government to ensure the prosecution of former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, over certificate forgery. Adeosun was indicted over the forgery of her National Youths Service Corps Exemption Certificate and has resigned. It was gathered that she left the country shortly after her resignation on […]

Diamond Awards for Media Excellence calls for entries

Diamond Awards for Media Excellence calls for entries

Organiser of one of the leading media awards programmes in the country, Diamond Awards for Media Excellence (DAME), has called for entries for the 2018 edition. Only works done and published in 2017 are qualified. The programme features 25 different categories. The statement announcing the invitation reads: DAME INVITES ENTRIES FOR 27TH EDITION IN 25 […]

Certificate forgery: After Adeniran, Obono-Obla must go –CACOL

Certificate forgery:  After Adeniran, Obono-Obla must go –CACOL

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has welcomed the decision of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, to resign from office over lingering allegations that she possesses a forged National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, exemption certificate. Mr. Ikenna Aghagbobi, CACOL ’s media and publications officer, in a statement on Saturday, quoted Mr. Debo […]

2019: NCP presidential aspirant, Onovo, abandons party

2019:  NCP presidential aspirant, Onovo, abandons party

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the National Conscience Party, NCP, Chief Martins Onovo, has left the party. Onovo was the 2015 presidential candidate of the party. In a letter dated September 4, 2018, titled “Resignation of Membership,” Onovo said he was quitting the party because its management had abandoned the principles and values […]

No plan to postpone 2019 elections –INEC

No plan to postpone 2019 elections –INEC

There is no plan to postpone the 2019 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared. INEC made the declaration in response to a report that it could postpone the election as a result of violence. In a statement by its Chief Press Secretary, Rotimi Oyekanmi, the commission said its chairman, Professor Mahmood […]

2019: PDP no longer a threat in Ekiti, APC chieftain declares

2019: PDP no longer a threat in Ekiti, APC chieftain declares

House of Representatives aspirant and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Sola Olofin, has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will not make any impact in the 2019 general elections in the state. According to him, with the PDP’s defeat in the July 14 governorship election, its popularity has waned considerably. […]

No crisis between Tinubu and I, Ambode declares

No crisis between Tinubu and I, Ambode declares

The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has dismissed the widespread belief that there is a crisis between him and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Ambode spoke about the relationship between him and Tinubu when he was addressing members of the APC in Epe on Wednesday during the election […]

Imo: Oguh picks APGA form for House of Reps

Imo: Oguh picks APGA form for House of Reps

Dr. Marcelli Chinagorom Oguh, the House of Representatives aspirant for the Ezinihitte/Ahaizu Federal Constituency seat under the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has picked the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms. He promised to help the party to victory not only in the constituency, but also in Imo State. Oguh, who spoke to journalists on […]

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