Politics

Atiku Wins With 1532 Votes – PDP Presidential Primaries Results

Voting has ended at the PDP Presidential Primaries, the results of the election are getting collated at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, Rivers state venue of the convention. The PDP Convention will end months of speculation about who’s to be the flag-bearer for the party. PDP delegates have cast their votes presidential candidate of their choice from …

Notable Lawmakers Lose Return Tickets In Enugu PDP Primary (Full List)

Some serving lawmakers in Enugu State lost their return tickets in the Peoples Democratic Party primary elections for the position of State House of Assembly and House of Representatives on Sunday. Notable among them is the Reps Deputy Minority Leader, Toby Okechukwu, representing Oji River/Awgu/Aninri. The party’s ticket was won by Anayo Onwuegbu, with Okechukwu …

Court Nullifies Adamawa APC Governorship Primaries, Bans Party From Fielding Candidate For 2023 Election

A Federal High Court sitting in Yola, Adamawa State capital has nullified the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that was conducted in the state in May 2022. Naija News understands that the May 26 polls had produced Sen. Aihatu Dahiru Binani as the flag-bearer of the party. The politician emerged winner …

Live Updates: Osun State Governorship Election Results From Wards

The results for the Osun State Governorship Election holding today are in from various polling units and local governments. Naija News reports that the election was contested by All Progressives Congress (APC) the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party, Accord Party and others. Stick with Naija News as we bring you updates of the results across the …

Live Updates: PDP Presidential Primaries For 2023 Election

All is now set and the special convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which is expected to produce the party’s presidential candidate for the 2023 election has commenced. Naija News reports the presidential primary election of the PDP holding at the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja commences today, Saturday, May 28 …

Abba Kyari, Dogara, Burna Boy, Okonjo-Iweala, 2Face, 432 Others To Get National Honour [Full List]

President Muhammadu Buhari has listed his late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari and 436 other nominees for the 2022 National Honours Award. Naija News reports that the investiture is billed to hold on 11 October 2022 at the State House in Abuja. Among those to be honoured by Buhari are presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, and the …

Peter Obi Reveals Why Doctors Went On One Year Strike While He Was Governor In Anambra

The presidential candidate on the platform of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has disclosed the reasons medical doctors in 2013 went on industrial dispute with his government that lasted for thirteen months while he was Governor of Anambra state. Naija News reports that Peter Obi made this known during a live interview with Nigerian Youtuber, …

North-Central Reportedly Gets APC National Chairman Slot, South-East Gets National Secretary

The North-Central zone look set to be the preferred region to battle for the National Chairmanship of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). It was gathered that the leadership of the party has decided to also zone the National Secretary position to the South-East, while the deputy National Chairman (South) is expected to go to …

PDP Presidential Primaries Election (Updates, Results and Situation Report)

The 2019 presidential election is fast approaching and political parties across Nigeria are already declaring their flag-bearers for the race. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) convention and primaries is holding between Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October, 2018 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. The PDP Convention will end months of speculation about who’s to be the flag-bearer. …

2023: The Controversy Around Tinubu’s Age, The 2023 Race And Plans For Nigerians

As President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration ends in less than 17 months, the race for the highest seat in the country has received huge attention from Nigerians. As the general elections draw closer, top politicians have begun to express their intention to take over the seat of power in the next few months. The development has …

25-year-old Muhammed Suleiman Emerges As PDP National Youth Leader

Muhammad Kadade Suleiman, 25, has been elected national youth leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was elected at the party’s national convention just concluded in Abuja. Mr Suleiman who is an indigene of Kaduna state won the election polling 3,072 votes at the just concluded PDP national convention defeating his challenger Usman Elkudan …

Finances Threaten Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition As APC To Release Fresh Campaign Council List

Barring any last-minute change, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to announce a revised edition of its campaign council list this week in a bid to end the crisis rocking the party. Naija News understands that the release of the new campaign council list would also signal the commencement of the APC campaigns. …

Mama G, Usifo, Mr Ibu, Others Endorse Peter Obi

Popular Nigerian actress, Patience Ozokwor, also known as Mama G has led some other celebrities as they declared their support for the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi. The entertainers declared their support for the presidential ambition of the former Governor of Anambra State during a meeting tagged 40 Milion Ballots Movement …

Supreme Court To Give Verdict On Delta PDP Governorship Ticket On Oct. 21

The Supreme Court has on Wednesday scheduled judgment on the dispute over who should be the candidate for the next governorship election in Delta State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for October 21. Naija News reports that a five-member panel presided over by Justice Amina Augie announced the date after arguments …

‘Japa’: What Is The Fate Of Nigerian Youths If Atiku, Tinubu Emerge President?

Nigeria is currently faced with a significant number of socio-economic issues, including insecurity, high cost of goods and services, unemployment, a 6-month-old strike embarked by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), as well as other economic and financial challenges affecting the country. The crushing depreciation of the Naira and the heightened insecurity has also …

They Are Planning To Put Their Minions In Power – Sowore Blasts Peter Obi, Babangida, Abdulsalami

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, has reacted after his Labour Party (LP) counterpart Peter Obi visited former head of state, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. Naija News recalls that Obi and his running mate, Yusuf Baba-Ahmed paid a courtesy visit to Babangida on Sunday. They also met with Abdulsalami Abubakar, a …

2023: States Where PDP, APC Don’t Have Candidates As INEC Publishes Full List Of Governorship Candidates

The list of candidates for state elections (Governorship and Houses of Assembly) has been released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the 2023 polls. Naija News reports the list was released ahead of the March 11, 2023 date for the conduct of state elections as part of the 2023 general elections. It …

Umahi vs Agom-Eze: INEC Recognizes Ebonyi Governor As Senatorial Candidate

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has been recognized by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Ebonyi South Senatorial seat. Barring any new development, particular a court ruling, the INEC recognition settles the contest between Governor Umahi and Princess Ann Agom-Eze who have both been …

Imo Assembly Removes Kennedy Ibe As Speaker, Elects New Replacement

The Imo State House of Assembly has removed Kennedy Ibe as its Speaker and elected Emeka Nduka as his replacement. Naija News reports that Nduka, who represents the Ehime Mbano State Constituency, was immediately sworn in by the Clerk of the Assembly, Chinelo Emeghara. Recall that Ibe, who represents the Obowo State constituency was elected …

2023: Tinubu’s Ambition Experience Setback As Aggrieved APC Presidential Aspirants Remain Silent

The presidential ambition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) flagbearer, Bola Tinubu might be battling with an in-house crisis due to the silence of presidential aspirants in the party. Some presidential aspirants who lost the presidential ticket of the ruling party to Tinubu despite congratulating him have refused to join the campaign train of the …