Tag: PDP

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Kola MuhammedJuly 10, 2021

Former President Obasanjo makes clarification about the party he belongs to | The #YNaijaCover

Spending eleven years at the apex political position in the land would be more than enough to elevate anyone from ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2021

The Game of Ambush: PDP loses 3rd Governor in 7 months to governing APC | The #YNaijaCover

If you live in Nigeria; especially in Christian-dominated areas of Southern Nigeria, it near certain that you would have heard ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 17, 2021

FG subsidising electricity cost with trillions, INEC sets date for Ekiti guber election | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Appeal Court dismisses Jegede’s petition against Akeredolu The Court of Appeal in Akure has dismissed the petition filed by Eyitayo ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 20, 2021

Calabar Rover: Governor Ben Ayade exits the PDP for his dream club | The #YNaijaCover

The Nigerian political climate experienced some mild drama on Thursday, as Cross River Governor Ben Ayade, made public his defection ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 28, 2021

First Laden: Remi Tinubu incurs wrath of Nigerians over ‘side remarks’ at the Senate | The #YNaijaCover

Ever heard of insecurity that affects only members of a particular party in Nigeria? You probably have not. Has someone ...

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EditorDecember 23, 2020

Profile of His Excellency; Seyi Makinde | Nominee for #YNaijaPOTY2020

Seyi Makinde, 53 Seyi Makinde’s election as executive Governor of Oyo state last year was expected to kick off a ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 6, 2020

Former Finance Commissioner, Tokunbo Abiru wins Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election by wide margin

Tokunbo Abiru, a former Commissioner of Finance in Lagos and candidate of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has been ...

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Ado AminuNovember 23, 2020

Anambra guber aspirant wants to build 21 universities if elected, but here’s why it is ridiculous

As the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters its 8th month of strike, any right-thinking person vying for elective ...

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Uroupa KiakubuNovember 1, 2020

Is Peter Obi a viable pick for Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election ?

For the Nigerian youth, events around the #EndSARS protests have been the greatest eye-opener; sparking recent conversations around the 2023 presidential election ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 23, 2020

Nigerian youth blacklist Atiku and his peers, and there are reasons for this

Almost everyone that has led Nigeria since its democratic dispensation in 1999 is presumed to have left the country worse ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2020

Results from #OndoDecides2020 indicate APC’s Akeredolu wins guber election by landslide

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the incumbent has been re-elected as the governor of Ondo ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 9, 2020

#OndoDecides2020: YIAGA Africa calls INEC’s attention to notorious blind spots known for rigging in riverine areas

It’s hours to the October 10, Ondo Governorship Election and expectations are high on not just the outcome of the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 9, 2020

Governor Makinde lambasts Fayose over alleged Ondo attack, FG releases new guidelines for #SchoolsReopening | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has issued new guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country. Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 7, 2020

Davido announces intention to run for office but do Nigerian artistes have what it takes to stop the political rot?

During the last part of Davido’s session in Ebuka Obi-Uchendu’s Blackbox, the superstar singer announced his intention to go into ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 21, 2020

Five talking points from Rochas Okorocha’s reaction to Obaseki’s electoral victory

The Edo election has come and (maybe not entirely) gone. Governor Godwin Obaseki of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) emerged ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2020

#EdoDecides2020: The drama continues as Edo APC faults outcome, argues ‘fabrication’ of results

As with many other gubernatorial elections in Nigeria, the opposition All progressives Congress (APC) in Edo has faulted the September ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 20, 2020

IT’S OFFICIAL: Obaseki floors arch-rival, Ize-Iyamu to clinch second term victory | #EdoDecides2020

The flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the September 19 election, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, has been declared ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: PDP’s Obaseki wins Edo governorship election | #EdoDecides2020

In a keenly fought election, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki has polled a total of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 18, 2020

#EdoDecides2020: 19 odds that would determine the outcome of the September 19 Governorship Poll

The political atmosphere in the country has been largely charged in the build-up to the all-important September 19 gubernatorial election ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 16, 2020

Purveyors of video portraying Obaseki as queer are either ‘ignorant or desperate’

With less than 72 hours for the Edo Governorship election, the political climate is getting heated. The state election is ...

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Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 12, 2020

On Desmond Elliot and Obaseki; here’s why young people should consider shunning godfatherism in politics

“He who pays the Piper dictates the tune.” This popular mantra clearly captures the concept of godfatherism in Nigerian politics. ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 3, 2020

#EdoDecides: The Oba of Benin preaches peace but will Obaseki and Oshiomhole listen?

It’s 16 days to the Edo Governorship election and Nigerians have mixed feelings on how it will turn out, considering ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 27, 2020

Funsho Williams: 14 years after, conversation on unearthing murderers of Lagos politician resurfaces

Anthony Olufunsho Williams was an influential Lagos politician and former Commissioner under Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola‘s Military Administration in Lagos. Murdered ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 8, 2020

Election drama shifts to Ondo Assembly as lawmakers suspend Deputy Speaker, 2 others

Akin to volcanic heat, the political atmosphere in Ondo State is blazing. The latest update reveals that the State House ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 6, 2020

Shocking resignation of Ondo SSG heightens speculation on ‘tough hurdles’ for Governor Akeredolu

Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his position; raising speculations about the reason for his unforseen ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 6, 2020

What Nigerians had to say about the Reno Omokri, Ayo Oyalawo debate

The corruption blame-game between the major parties in Nigeria appears to be never-ending; as party members look to every opportunity ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 30, 2020

Governor Wike writes Buhari shocking love poem | The YNaijaCover

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, recently invited President Muhammadu Buhari for a state visit. This is coming after the Federal ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 23, 2020

UPDATED: Obaseki in another ‘battle for breath’ with latest court order on Edo PDP primaries

Editor’s note: Please note that this story has been updated with a footnote to reflect the latest development on the issue. ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 21, 2020

Ondo Deputy Governor is trending and here’s why

Ahead of the Edo and Ondo elections in September and October respectively, the political climate in these states has been ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 19, 2020

Governor Obaseki intensifies battle for guber seat, officially joins PDP

Nigerians have been debating for the better part of the week whether or not incumbent Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki would ...

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