800 APC Members Defect To PDP In Kwara

800 APC Members Defect To PDP In Kwara

No fewer than 800 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara have defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Mr Iyiola Oyedepo, the Chairman of the PDP in the state, received the defectors in Ilorin on Friday during the visit of executive members of the party in the North Central Zone.Dr Hanafi Alabere, who led the defectors from Alanamu Ward in Ilorin West Local Government Area, said they were fed up with…

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Group drums support for Buhari/Osinbajo re-election bid

Group drums support for Buhari/Osinbajo re-election bid

A group in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara; All Legacy Groups, has called on all APC members and other Nigerians to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof .Yemi Osinbajo back to office come 2019.The group, led by his Chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Samari made the call on Friday in Ilorin at the launching of Kwara chapter of Buhari/Osinbajo 2019 re-election organs. ‘’We came to the overwhelming conclusion that the APC-led Federal Government…

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No plan to under-register any zone – INEC

No plan to under-register any zone – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is no attempt by the commission to under-register the South-East.National Commissioner of the commission, South-East, Prof. Ibeanu Okechukwu, made this known while inaugurating Information Communication Technology/Continuous Voter Registration training centre in Enugu on Friday. “I cannot sit in a zone where there is an orchestrated attempt to under-register the zone “Enugu is one of the best performing states in the continuous voter registration in the country,” he…

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kano Underage Voters Probe Committee Report Ready Soon – INEC

kano Underage Voters Probe Committee Report Ready Soon – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the committee set up to investigate the Kano under age voters saga has concluded its facts finding mission and is in the process of writing its report which should be submitted and considered by the Commission The Commission while reiterating its commitment to ensuring a clean and accurate voters register towards ensuring a free and fair 2019 elections said the report of the investigation will be ready soon. The Commission…

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Nigerian Man, Iwobi Elected First Black Senator In Italy

Nigerian Man, Iwobi Elected First Black Senator In Italy

An Italian man of Nigerian origin, Tony Iwobi who is the chief immigration spokesman for the far-right League party, has been elected as the first black senator in the country. Iwobi, whose party has been accused of stirring up xenophobia in Italy, was elected in the industrial city of Brescia in northern Italy — a major immigration hub. “It is with great excitement that I can tell you I have been elected senator… A new…

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Nigeria’s 2019 General Election Our Major Priority – US

Nigeria’s 2019 General Election Our Major Priority – US

The United States of America has said Nigeria’s 2019 general election and a peaceful transition remains its major priority in view of the country’s strategic position in Africa. The U.S. Department of State stated this during a background briefing on the first trip of Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson to Africa, monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria in New York. Tillerson would meet with Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and other top government functionaries, as…

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2019: Igbo Group Pledges Support For PMB

2019: Igbo Group Pledges Support For PMB

An Igbo pressure group, the Movement for the Actualization of South-East Presidency (MASEP) has promised to work for the return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The group said it is convinced that the best realistic chance for the Igbo to produce the President of the country is 2023 at the expiration of a second term in office of President Buhari in 2019 At a press conference in Abuja recently, the president, Movement for the Actualization…

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2019: Mounting Concerns Over INEC’s Voters Register

2019: Mounting Concerns Over INEC’s Voters Register

The recent controversy over under-age voting during the Kano State local government elections has sparked a national outrage over the credibility of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) voter’s register, SUNDAY ISUWA reports. Videos and pictures that emerged after the Kano State local government elections conducted on Saturday, February 10 2018, has prompted political parties and pundits to question the credibility of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) register as the country prepares for the…

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Nigeria’s ruling party passes vote of confidence in Buhari

Nigeria’s ruling party passes vote of confidence in Buhari

The national executive committee of Nigeria’s ruling party has passed a vote of confidence in its leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari, it said on Wednesday. The committee, whose decisions determine the direction of the president’s All Progressives Congress (APC) party, held a one-day meeting which concluded late on Tuesday. In an emailed statement it said the body had approved a one-year extension for party executives, including Buhari. “By this decision, all affected officers will continue…

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Lagos, Kano Sign MoU For Economic Development.

Lagos, Kano Sign MoU For Economic Development.

The Lagos and Kano State governments yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore investment opportunities aimed at creating jobs and facilitating growth and development.    The MoU, which was signed by Governors Akinwunmi Ambode and Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Lagos and Kano states respectively, at the closing ceremony of the inaugural Lagos-Kano Economic and Investment Summit held at the Jubilee Chalets, Epe, Lagos seeks to create a common platform for exploring, expanding and…

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