Tag: governorship

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 22, 2018

The Late 5: Nuhu Ribadu declares for Adamawa governorship; #OsunDecides: PDP’s Adeleke wins polling unit | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, ...

AzeezApril 1, 2018

The Late 5: FG begins probe into Cambridge Analytica, Fayemi joins governorship race, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Federal Government has commenced investigations into allegations that ...

ToluAugust 15, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Taylor Swift wins assault trial against DJ; Stuntwoman dies on the set of Deadpool 2 | More stories

Here are the biggest stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing on ...

AzeezAugust 8, 2017

We won’t allow anybody stop Anambra election – Obiano

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano has said no person or group can stop the governorship election in the state. The ...

ToluAugust 3, 2017

With a slogan that seems like a joke, Kcee joins the Anambra governorship race

If you follow Kcee go, na enjoyment go kill you! It looks like the people of Anambra are in for ...

ToluMay 17, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: It looks like Hon. Jibrin has launched his 2019 campaign

No one knows what he could possibly be running for. But the suspended lawmaker is sure to gun for the ...

ToluDecember 4, 2016

We have your receipt: Between Fayose and the APC – 2018 is just around the corner

Since the PDP’s failure to retain their dominance of Ondo state, Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state who unfortunately remains ...

ToluDecember 1, 2016

Backstory: Shehu Sani and the APC debacle has been a long time coming

Yesterday, Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the upper legislative chamber was suspended indefinitely from the All Progressive Congress ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 24, 2016

Edo governorship: APC planning to rig election – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed claims by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that it had plans to rig ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 9, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today Police officer remanded in prison for killing Okada rider An Ondo ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 8, 2016

PDP to Oshiomhole: Return local council’s money to them

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo state has called on the state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, to return the deductions illegally ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 6, 2016

Sam Hart: Dear Uche Ogah, what happens when you’re done being a nuisance in Abia?

by Sam Hart Dear Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah. I bring you greetings this afternoon from Umuahia. I sincerely hope you’re doing ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 26, 2016

Election tribunal says Seriake Dickson remains Bayelsa governor

The Bayelsa State Governorship Electoral Petitions Tribunal on Tuesday upheld the victory of Seriake Dickson in the state governorship election. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 22, 2016

Opinion: Between “Internet Governor” and Oshiomhole’s “third term”: A nay vote

by Sufuyan Ojeifo Many Nigerians, especially Edo indigenes and residents, had patiently waited for the gubernatorial campaign flag off of ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 13, 2016

INEC rejects Sheriff’s candidate for Edo guber election

Matthew Iduoriyekwemwen, the Edo governorship candidate of Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been rejected ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 12, 2016

Sheriff vs Markafi: PDP presents two candidates for Edo guber election

The leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has gone a notch higher as the two factions of the party ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 4, 2016

‘Disregard Sheriff’s faction of PDP’ – Markafi committee

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party-led by Ahmed Markafi, on Saturday, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission not ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 3, 2016

Abia CJ says ‘mischievous politicians’ are to blame for her ‘running away’

The Chief Judge of Abia State, Justice Theresa Uzoamaka Uzokwe, has described reports that she ran away from her duty ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 29, 2016

Sheriff’s PDP: Venue of Edo primary election blocked off by police

Police officers have blocked off the entrance to Samuel Ogbemudia stadium road by Akenzua junction, Edo state – venue of the governorship ...

Mazi EmekaJune 19, 2016

Just In: Godwin Obaseki wins Edo state APC guber primary

Godwin Obaseki has been declared the candidate of the All Progressive Congress for the 2016 Edo state governorship election after ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2016

Opinion: Why propaganda against Amaechi will ultimately fail

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Jordan B Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist must have had ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 9, 2016

Nigerian youths would soon be able to run for President, others

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, passed a bill seeking to reduce the age limit of those interested in vying for ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 8, 2016

Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello finally appoints deputy – See who

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has appointed Simon Achuba as the deputy governor of the state. According to the All ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 1, 2016

Masquerade walks from ‘Abuja to Kogi’ in celebration of Yahaya Bello (PHOTOS)

A masquerade in Kogi state, has embarked on a walk of victory for newly inaugurated governor of the state, Yahaya ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 27, 2016

Dino Melaye says Yakubu Dogara is ‘Speaker by force’

The Senator representing Kogi East, Dino Melaye has directed some verbal barbs towards the Speaker of the Federal House of ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 14, 2015

Opinion: The striking similarities between Bayelsa and Abia governorship elections

A wise man does not cut his nose, just to spite his face. The unfolding electoral drama in the Bayelsa ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 3, 2015

From Nollywood to state house? Veteran producer, Don Pedro Obaseki wants to succeed Oshiomhole

Veteran Nollywood producer, Don Pedro Osaro Agbonifo Obaseki has declared his intentions to run for the governorship position of Edo state come ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 29, 2015

I’m governor-elect of Kogi, according to the constitution – Faleke

The Kogi State All Progressives Congress’ deputy governorship candidate, John Faleke, has written again to the national chairman of the ...

Janeth JNovember 22, 2015

Kogi governorship election declared inconclusive

Kogi governorship elections has been declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC returning officer for the election, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 20, 2015

‘Bayelsans are sleeping’ | 5 things we learnt from Governor Dickson’s interview

Bayelsa Governo, Seriake Dickson has just finished the first leg of his community to community tour as part of his ...

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