Politics

ATIKU DISOWNS DANIEL BWALA, SAYS HE’S NOT MY AIDE

ATIKU DISOWNS DANIEL BWALA, SAYS HE’S NOT MY AIDE Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has disowned Daniel Bwala, who worked as a spokesperson for his presidential campaign in last year’s election. In a statement posted on Tuesday by his media office, Atiku stated that Bwala is not and has never been his aide, with the exception of his activities as …

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INEC SET FOR RESCHEDULED ENUGU SOUTH RE-RUN

INEC SET FOR RESCHEDULED ENUGU SOUTH RE-RUN ELECTION The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is 100 per cent ready for the rescheduled Enugu South Urban State Constituency re-run election scheduled for today, Wednesday, February 14. INEC’s Head of Voters Education and Publicity Department, Mr Rex Achumie, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Tuesday …

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HOLDING ALL ELECTIONS IN ONE DAY MAKES SENSE, LAOLU AKANDE

HOLDING ALL ELECTIONS IN ONE DAY MAKES SENSE – LAOLU AKANDE A former Presidential Aide, Mr. Laolu Akande, has expressed support for the House of Representatives’ bill, which seeks to conduct national elections in one day. Akande, a veteran journalist, spoke when featured on Channels TV’s 10 pm News Flagship Saturday night, averring that the proposed legislation will ease various …

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NIGERIAN YOUTHS DECLARE ‘CURSE’ ON INEC CHAIRMAN, MAHMOOD YAKUBU, FOR RIGGING 2023 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

NIGERIAN YOUTHS DECLARE ‘CURSE’ ON INEC CHAIRMAN, MAHMOUD YAKUBU FOR RIGGING 2023 PRESIDENTIAL POLL Some Nigerian youths have declared a national prayer against the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu for allegedly rigging the 2023 presidential election. Titled: “Nigerian Youths National Prayer Day, 25 February 2024, Curse Be Unto Mahmoud Yakubu,” the youths claimed that …

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PDP GOVERNORS CALL ON FG FOR ACTION ON EONOMY, NAIRA FALL, STATE POLICE

PDP GOVERNORS CALL ON FG FOR ACTION ON ECONOMY, NAIRA FALL, STATE POLICE Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have demanded action from the federal government on the economy, naira fall, and state police. The governors made the demand during a meeting in Abuja. The PDP governors called for “urgent initiatives involving all sub-national governments” …

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ANAMBRA 2025: SOLUDO FACES TOUGH HURDLES AHEAD SECOND TERM

ANAMBRA 2025: SOLUDO FACES TOUGH HURDLES AHEAD SECOND TERM BID There are several factors that will constitute opposition against Anambra State governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo’s quest to be returned by Anambra people for a second term as election holds later in 2025. Soludo has been governor of Anambra for less than two years, but opposition parties and politicians have started …

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RERUN POLLS: PETITIONER URGES INEC TO PROBE ELECTORAL FRAUD IN ENUGU URBAN CONSTITUENCY

RERUN POLLS: PETITIONER URGES INEC TO PROBE ‘ELECTORAL FRAUD’ IN ENUGU URBAN CONSTITUENCY The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been urged to investigate the Enugu state Resident Electoral Commissioner, (REC) Mr Chukwuemeka Chukwu and other officials, over alleged deployment of fake adhoc personnel for the conduct of February 3, 2024 rerun election in Enugu South Urban constituency. In a …

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YORUBA MOVEMENT SET TO FORM CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY FOR ODUDUWA REPUBLIC

YORUBA MOVEMENT SET TO FORM CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY FOR ODUDUWA REPUBLIC The agitation for the Oduduwa Republic has taken a new dimension following the plans by the Yoruba Revolutionary Movement (YOREM) to put in place a Constituent Assembly in preparation for secession from Nigeria. This was disclosed by the National Coordinator of YOREM , Comrade Wale Balogun, during a press conference …

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WHO WANT TO RE(COLONISE) THE NORTH BY CHIBUIKE OHIAEGBULEM

WHO WANTS TO RE(COLONISE) THE NORTH? BY CHIBUIKE OHAEGBULEM Nigeria’s diverse population, characterised by its rich tapestry of ethnicity and religion, though a blessing, has indisputably been a source of division and conflict. This has unfortunately given rise to unnecessary tensions among different groups and communities. Mischievous actors with diverse and malevolent agendas continue to capitalise on our widening fault …

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ROW ON GBAJABIAMILA’S STANCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA OVERSIGHT

ROW OVER GBAJABIAMILA’S STANCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA OVERSIGHT Mixed reactions have followed the renewed call for the regulation of social media by Femi Gbajabiamila, the Chief of Staff to President Bola Tinubu, saying it has become a societal menace. Gbajabiamila expressed this view while representing Tinubu at the public presentation of a book titled “Nigerian Public Discourse: The Interplay of …

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