Tag: PDP

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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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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 16, 2020

All of the reactions as Godwin Obaseki bid APC farewell

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Barely four days after incumbent Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, was controversially disqualified from contesting in the All ...

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EditorApril 9, 2020

PDP witchhunting Chinese doctors is the kind of idiocy Nigerians have to deal with

Yesterday, a chartered Air Peace flight made a 14 hour journey from Beijing to Lagos. Their precious cargo, 15 Chinese ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 3, 2020

Ihedioha’s Gubernatorial Destiny – The YNaija Cover | 3rd March 2020

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filed by Emeka Ihedioha, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in ...

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EditorDecember 7, 2019

YNaija Editorial: Muhammadu Buhari is playing with fire 

The details don’t matter. Whatever you heard, from a blog, a WhatsApp group, from your neighbor downstairs, who saw snatches ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 31, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 31st of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   Caster Semenya barred from competing at World Championships The Big 5: ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2019

The Late 5: US travel ban shows presidential election was rigged – Atiku; Buhari swears in Tanko Muhammad as substantive CJN | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Buhari swears in Tanko Muhammed as substantive CJN President Muhammadu Buhari has ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2019

The Big 5: Ministerial list nominees incompetent, lack fresh ideas – PDP; U.S. bans Nigeria’s 2019 election riggers, imposes visa restrictions | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Senate approves Buhari’s request for 15 special advisers The Senate ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 22, 2019

The Big 5: Ganduje, Kano Igbo leaders reject call for Fulani’s relocation; Police arraign whistle-blower who accused Emefiele of N232bn fraud | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Police arraign whistle-blower who accused Emefiele of N232bn fraud  The ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 20, 2019

Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King” album, Mikel Obi retires from international football, Seyi Makinde goes public with assets – Here’s everything that happened this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King” album This week was explosive and it ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

The Late 5: FaceApp finally responds to user concerns on privacy; Shut Edo Assembly – House of Reps asks IGP | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: FaceApp responds to user concerns on privacy Russian startup and AI-powered ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 15, 2019

The Late 5: Obasanjo writes Buhari again, warns him to end violent attacks across Nigeria; Tribunal overrules Buhari, INEC, admits video evidence – Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Tribunal overrules Buhari, INEC, admits video evidence The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 12, 2019

The Late 5: Appeal Court rejects suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification; Gunmen attacked our witnesses going to Presidential Election Petition Tribunal – PDP | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Appeal Court rejects suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification  The Court of Appeal ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 12, 2019

The Big 5: I’m under pressure to release ministerial list – Buhari; PDP witness accuses APC agents of destroying election results | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Police, parliament, judiciary, top list of corrupt institutions in Nigeria ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2019

The Big 5: Customs officer Nura Dalhatu promotes self to DCG, says it’s a directive from Buhari; I’ll fix refineries, end fuel import by 2023 – Kyari | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Appeal Court reserves judgement in suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualifications The ...

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