The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to honour the ‘informal agreement’ of ensuring that power goes to the Southern region of Nigeria in 2023.
El-Rufai spoke on Monday … Read the rest
The pundits who had predicted the outcome and the nature of the Gubernatorial election in Edo State got it all wrong. The Edo 2020 election may well prove to be a turning point in the management of elections in Nigeria, … Read the rest
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated Gov. Godwin Obaseki on his reelection, describing his victory in at the Edo governorship election as the end of ‘godfatherism’ in Nigeria politics.
Abubakar in a statement he issued in Abuja on Sunday … Read the rest
The All Progressives Congress (APC) subsists on lies and deceit, like its twin the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but the party told a fundamental truth on September 2 when it said in a statement, according to the Sun, that Buhari’s … Read the rest
It wasn’t that long ago, 2016 to be exact, when Comrade Adams Oshiomhole—the then-governor of Edo—traversed the state with Mr. Godwin Obaseki urging the people to support his governorship bid. But this was no random act of gratuitousness. Obaseki had … Read the rest
President Muhammadu Buhari
A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, who was sacked from office over allegations that he misappropriated funds, Babachir Lawal, tells HINDI LIVINUS that the party risks losing the next presidential election if some things are not done… Read the rest
Except something else occurs that grabs the headlines and dominates Nigerian social media, the big news of the past week would probably be the death of Senator Abiola Ajimobi and the political drama that it has generated. Senator Ajimobi served … Read the rest
THE Yoruba folk tale reminds one of Godwin Obaseki and his court jesters. It is about a swaggering elephant and the choir behind him. They tickle him with their songs of praise, the drum rolls and the dances. His head … Read the rest
Following the disqualification of the embattled Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, by the All Progressives Congress, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has said members of the party would determine its candidate in the forthcoming … Read the rest
The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti has alleged that Governor Yahaya Bello is behind the violence in the state.
Addressing journalists shortly after she cast her vote on Saturday, she said that … Read the rest