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1,000 PDP members defect to APC n Abia

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia State. The decampees include former Minority leader of the state House of Assembly, Hon. Humphrey Azubuike; Major Gen. Ogbonna

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Mega party: Buhari’s ministers, govs. named as sponsors

The intrigues and political manoeuvring that will shape the 2019 general elections have begun to unfold with revelations that some serving ministers and governors on the platform of the two major political parties are deeply involved in the formation and

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APC Senators to Ekweremadu: Defect or be booted out of office

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has been told in clear terms that he risks losing his coveted seat unless he defects from his party to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ekweremadu was elected into that office in 2015 on

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Political frenzy heightens on the Plateau ahead of 2019

  AljazirahNigeria examines the unique role the Tarok people of Plateau State and other political heavyweights are currently playing in the political calculations taking place in the state ahead of the 2019 polls. By Gaaden Puun, Jos In Plateau state,

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Nigeria Police operatives arrested over Rivers election fraud, violence

Police officers suspected to have been involved in misconducts during the Rivers legislative rerun elections have been arrested, the Force spokesperson, Don Awunah, has told newsmen. The Independent National Electoral Commission conducted elections across 21 constituencies in Rivers State on

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Appeal Court adjourns PDP leadership suit indefinitely

The Special Panel of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, established to determine all appeals arising from the ongoing PDP leadership disputes has again adjourned its proceedings indefinitely. A three-man panel of Justices, led by Justice Ibrahim Saulawa, suspended hearing on

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Election: APC will reject result of Rivers East, says Peterside

Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA),  on Monday said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would reject the result of Rivers East Senatorial District rerun election. Peterside told a news conference in Port

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Rivers rerun: Fayose asks Trump to intervene

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the Rivers National and State Houses of Assembly election rerun as disgraceful, asking the United States President-elect, Donald Trump, to quickly intervene in the affairs of Nigeria. Fayose said this in a statement

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PDP crisis: Party chieftain urges Jonathan to take control

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, Mr Victor Akande, has urged former President Goodluck Jonathan to take leadership position in the party to stem crisis rocking the party. Akande, who is also a lawmaker, Lagos

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Rivers rerun: Army reacts to Wike, others accusations

The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, has said that the allegations made by Governor Nyesom Wike and other politicians, accusing the military of involvement in the Saturday legislative re-run elections in the state are aimed at tarnishing the image

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