JUST IN: INEC declares PDP winner in Zamfara 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Zamfara, Bello Matawalle winner of the state’s governorship election. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu who announced this during a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, said the opposition party won in all elective positions in the state. Yakubu said the announcement followed the Supreme Court decision that sacked all candidates of the All Progressives… Continue Reading

Buhari in Abeokuta to commission Amosun’s uncompleted legacy projects

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to visit Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State today. He would be commissioning some uncompleted projects abandoned by Ibikunle Amosun, the outgoing Governor of the state. The uncompleted projects include OGBC digital studio, new modern Itoku market, Amphitheatre, Ogun state Judicial complex and 250 bed tertiary hospital. Those who spoke to Global News said that they dont know why Amosun is in a hurry to… Continue Reading

9th Assembly Speakership: North-Central aspirants defy APC

 •As govs, N-PDP camps flex muscles over Senate Presidency, Speaker •President has not endorsed any candidate—Ndume camp  The unfolding intrigues and gerrymandering in the race for the Senate Presidency and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, which appear to have deepened, are already raising fears of fresh crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Indications to this came to the fore at the weekend following the emergence of… Continue Reading

Breaking: INEC declares Wike re-elected in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday declared Nyesome Wike of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the March 9th governorship election in Rivers state. The Returning Officer for River state, Professor Teddy Adias of the Niger Delta University Otuoke, Bayelsa state who declared Wike winner of the election said he polled a total of 886, 264 votes to defeat his closest opponent and candidate of the African… Continue Reading

How arrogance and pride may cost Gbajabiamila House of Reps speakership

Femi Gbajabiamila, a House of Representatives member representing Surulere Federal Constituency 1, has once again made his intention of becoming the lower chamber’s speaker, but this dream is likely to be hampered by what many of his colleagues perceived as arrogance and pride. A senior member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos was quoted to have said “Gbaja o niwa (Femi Gbajabiamila is not of qualitative personality). Pushing… Continue Reading

Issue Adeleke Certificate of Return as duly elected Osun Gov, tribunal orders INEC

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election. The three-man tribunal upheld the petitions filed by Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress and Gboyega Oyetola at the September 2018 governorship election. The tribunal had earlier dismissed… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Tribunal declares PDP’s Adeleke winner of Osun election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared as winner Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the 2018 governorship election in the state, Ademola Adeleke. It held that the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, were not validly returned

“I remain the substantive chairman of PDP Lagos” – Segun Adewale

A chieftain of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos, Mr. Segun Adewale (Aeroland) has declared that he remains the substantive chairman of the party in the state. Aeroland recently pumped a fist against the current occupier of the chairmanship position of the party Dr. Adegbola Domnic. He said Dominic’s continuous occupation of the sit was against the law, as such, it has become illegal to continue to do so. The… Continue Reading

Dapo Abiodun, Ladi Adebutu Reconciles

Ogun State Governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun and Ladi Adebutu, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have ended their rift. Dapo and Ladi were reconciled today by the latter’s father, Kensington Adebutu, who invited both politicians to his Iperu residence. The reconciliation meeting which lasted some hours, witnessed both Dapo Abiodun and Ladi express their grievances before Kensington Adebutu gave them reasons to sheathe their swords and forge ahead in… Continue Reading

Bala or Abubakar? Bauchi governor-elect to be known Tuesday

The Independent National Electoral Commission has decided to resume from Tuesday, the collation of the governorship election result in Bauchi State and may declare the winner of the poll, hitherto ruled as inconclusive. The commission announced the decision in a press statement on Friday night after resolving some issues around the result of Tafawa Balewa local government and some polling units in Ningi local government. INEC did not state whether… Continue Reading

I Will Reclaim My Mandate from APC – Bello Mohammed Matawalle

Still remaining unruffled about the outcome of last Saturday’s governorship election in Zamfara State, the presumed loser at the poll and PDP’’s governorship candidate, Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has thumbed up that he will still reclaim his mandate that he believes was fraudulently tilted in favour of the APC candidate, Hon Muktar Idris, Speaking over the weekend on the massive atrocities and malpractices that hugely characterized the election in all… Continue Reading

SSA resigns to protest Ganduje’srefusal to accept defeat

Alhaji Hashim Suleiman, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Urban Beautification has resigned his appointment on the basis of the governor’s refusal to accept defeat in the governorship election. Suleiman tendered his letter of resignation to the Secretary to the State Government yesterday. Suleiman in his resignation letter thanked the governor for offering him the opportunity to serve while attributing his reason as the failure of Ganduje… Continue Reading

Inconclusive poll: Tambuwal rejects INEC’s decision, heads to Court

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has rejected the declaration of Sokoto Governorship polls as inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), urging it to declare him the winner of the election in the state. The election was declared inconclusive by INEC as the number of votes cancelled was much higher than the winning margin. Tambuwal, who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was… Continue Reading

Epic: Late Sugar’s School Mate Reveals His Many Atrocities

Sugar was an average handsome guy when he gained an admission into FCE. He dropped out from one poly in Ibadan due to threats to his life. He had this natural charms of likeness. Gentle and cool dude. Then he was an innocent guy. His trouble started when he was aspiring for the SUG post. He was bursted like 3 times before withdrawing from the elections. George scar face, Alfa,… Continue Reading

Breaking News: Zamfara Poll; PDP wins Maradun LG with wide margin

…….. PDP 679, APC 04 Results of the just concluded governorship and state house of assembly election in zamfara state has began to troop in, the PDP Governorship candidate Dr Bello matawalle has won in maradun local government, maradun south 012 with PDP-679, APC-04 for the governorship election while result for the state House of Assembly PDP-679, APC-04, Meanwhile result from all the local government in the state indicates that… Continue Reading

BREAKING:Disgraced Gov.Amosun’s APM rejects Ogun Gov polls results

The Allied Peoples Movement has rejected the ongoing election results being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The APM Campaign Director General, Sarafa Ishola, said this on Sunday at the party’s secretariat at Leme, Abeokuta. Ishola said the election began peacefully on Saturday, but was allegedly hijacked by hoodlums and “unidentified uniformed men” during the collation He said the results of the election were manipulated in favour of APC…. Continue Reading

What you don’t know about late Hon Tope Olatoye a.ka.aSugar  …How he was killed 

Hon. Tope Olatoye a.k.a Sugar, a member of the Federal House of Representatives in Oyo State was murdered during an election violence in the state on Saturday, but only few knew his controversial background and what transpired between him and his killers. Sugar was allegedly a well known killer in Abeokuta, Ogun State many years ago. He was once accused killing a man at Alogi bus stop, Obantoko in broad… Continue Reading

Governoship/State Assembly elections: House of Reps member Tope Sugar, police sergeant shot dead, 11 others killed.

The member of the House of Representatives from Lagelu/Akinyele  (Oyo State) Temitope Olatoye was last night  shot  by suspected thugs amid the tension that followed  the governorship and state assembly elections. Sugar, as he was popularly called, was confirmed dead soon after he was rushed to the University College Teaching Hospital, Ibadan for treatment. He was one of the 13 Nigerians that lost their lives in the violence sparked by… Continue Reading

We don’t trust Igbo again……Tinubu

Wife of the All Progressives Congress National Leader, Mrs. Remi Tinubu, has already cast her votes in the governorship and state Assembly elections at Polling Unit 034, Falomo Police Barracks IV, Ikoyi, Lagos. Shortly after casting her votes at the polling unit located directly in front of her Bourdillon residence, Mrs. Tinubu was besieged by a crowd of people waiting on her. Addressing the crowd of people who were making… Continue Reading

I’m Aware of GoFundMe -Atiku

Alhaji Atiku Abunakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently concluded election, has cleared the air on the controversy trailing GoFundMe, an account set up on Tuesday to support his case at the tribunal. Alhaji Atiku has confirmed that his consent was sought before the account was opened. Initially, a Special Assistant on Public Communications and Strategy to the former Vice-President, Mr Phrank Shaibu, “We… Continue Reading

Eastern Union endorses Humphrey Anumudu for Imo governor

A group, the Eastern Union has endorsed the candidature of Mr. Humphrey Anumudu as governor of Imo state in the forthcoming governorship election. Anumudu is contesting on the platform of the Zenith Labour Party. In a release made available to news hunters in Abuja penultimately, Eastern Union through its National President; Hon. Charles Anike said, the endorsement came after x-raying the array of elements jostling for the hot seat. Humphrey… Continue Reading

Friends of Abducted Politician Austin Okai Call for his Release

Albeit, the whereabouts of Austin Okai and those responsible for his “abduction” and disappearance are uncertain, it is incontestable that he is out of circulation against his wish. If it were someone else, Austin Okai would have been all over the place writing and talking to secure justice. But, it’s Okai himself now needing the support of the society and a people he literarily put everything on the line for,… Continue Reading

Victor Adoji eulogise slain supporter DANIEL IHIENE USMAN

  By Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji I just came out of a funeral service in honour of Daniel Ihiene Usman, a 19yr old baccalaureate physicist who was sent to an early grave by political thugs while exercising his maiden right to vote for the person(s) of his choice. This is one death too many and our docility and unfortunate acceptance of such bizarre and macabre stars-of-affairs relays a situation far… Continue Reading

Buhari, Atiku neck and neck in Adamawa

Both President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar are running neck and neck in Adamawa, claiming eight councils each after results were declared in 16 local councils. However, Atiku has an advantage in plural votes in the state. According to results so far collated Abubakar is leading Buhari with 22,000 votes. There are five local councils yet to be declared. The PDP won 317,088 from results so far calculated at the… Continue Reading

Ifeanyi Ubah Defeats Andy, Chris Uba

Capital Oil and Gas boss, Ifeanyi Ubah has emerged winner of the Anambra South Senatorial District in the Saturday, February 23, 2019 election. Ifeanyi Ubah who contested on the platform of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), defeated the Uba brothers; Andy and Chris Ubah, candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) respectively. The Capital Oil and Gas boss polled 87, 081 votes to emerge winner and the first elected senator for the Young… Continue Reading

It’s Official: Ajimobi loses Senate election to PDP in Oyo

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kola Balogun, has been declared the winner of the Oyo South senatorial district. Mr Balogun saw off contest from his closest rival, Abiola Ajimobi, of the All Progressive Congress, with a vote difference of 13,502. The PDP candidate ended the contest with a total of 105,720 votes while the candidate of the APC had 92,217 votes…. Continue Reading

Saraki loses, Buhari, Atiku in tight race

• President leads in Kano, Gombe, Bauchi, Osun • Former VP ahead in A’Ibom, Edo, Plateau, Ondo The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Sunday became one of the major casualties of the 2019 general elections as he lost his bid to return to the Senate. Apart from Saraki, the other two senatorial candidates of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, lost to the All Progressives Congress. Saraki lost to… Continue Reading

BREAKING: PDP wins at Sanwo-Olu’s polling uni

The Peoples Democratic Party defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress at the Femi Okunnu polling unit, Lateef Jakande, Ikoyi where the APC governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, voted in the presidential poll. The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, polled 52 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, who got 48 votes. Punch

Opportunist Politician, Desmond Elliot Gifts Constituency Toilet

Opportunist politician and member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot, has inaugurated a public toilet in his Surulere constituency to the dismay of Nigerian youths. Since Elliot inaugurated the toilet on Thursday, he has come under attack by Nigerian youths on social media, who argued that he hasn’t impacted positively on his constituency in almost four years of his term in office. On twitter, Offor Cyril posted… Continue Reading

Details: Gov Bello’s Chief Staff Allegedly Arrests, Hounds ADC Senatorial Candidate Victor Adoji’s Supporters Out Of Town

Supporters of Kogi East Senatorial candidate Victor Adoji are having it very tough ahead of the shifted general election. Information filtering in has it that African Democratic Congress (ADC) candidate’s supporters are being hounded out of town ahead of the Saturday, February 23, 2019 poll. ‘’They are being arrested and attacked under different facades,’’ a source stated. Details available alleged Edward Onoja, the Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello as masterminding… Continue Reading

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