Politics

UPP resolves not to field presidential candidate
Chekwas Okorie Politics United Progressive Party

UPP resolves not to field presidential candidate

Chief Chekwas Okorie The United Progressive Party (UPP), yesterday, approved the exemption of the payment of nomination fees by Nigerian youths, women and physically challenged aspirants for the 2019 general elections. It also resolved not to field a presidential candidate but to sponsor candidates for the governorship, senatorial, House of Representatives […]

CNPP scribe warns against festering executive, legislators feud
APGA CNPP INEC Politics Willy Ezugwu

CNPP scribe warns against festering executive, legislators feud

Willy Ezugwu Capable Of Derailing Democracy The Secretary General of Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) and chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Willy Ezugwu, has warned against political anarchy, following the continued confrontation between the executive and the legislative arms of the federal government, saying this […]

Kayode Fayemi Lere Olayinka Politics

Ekiti government begins recruitment of 2,000 workers, as APC kicks

The Ekiti State Government has begun recruitment of 2000 workers into Teaching, civil service and other parastatals.It included the recruitment of 1,000 teachers and another 1,000 various categories of workers into the State public service. Special Assistant to the Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, who made […]

Saraki, Lai Mohammed in battle for the soul of Kwara
Bukola Saraki House of Representatives Kwara Lai Mohammed Politics

Saraki, Lai Mohammed in battle for the soul of Kwara

Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Ahead of the 2019 general election, a political supremacy battle is looming in Kwara State, ostensibly between forces loyal to the Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki and supporters of the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. […]

3 lawmakers charged to court for treason
3 Ugandan lawmakers charged with treason News Politics Ugandan World News And International Politics Yoweri Museveni

3 lawmakers charged to court for treason

President Yoweri Museveni Three Ugandan lawmakers, who are critics of President Yoweri Museveni, were Thursday charged to court for treason on their alleged role in the stoning of the president’s convoy. According to the charge sheet submitted to a Magistrates’ Court in Gulu, the accused “with intent to do harm […]

Retooling Electoral Act for transparent primaries, free and fair polls
Attahiru Jega Goodluck Jonathan INEC Politics

Retooling Electoral Act for transparent primaries, free and fair polls

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu Getting a practical Electoral Act to moderate elections remains one particular way through which politicians wage secret battles against credible polls in Nigeria. Observers have said that Nigerian politicians are selfish and hypocritical because their greatest preoccupation is how to hold unto power at all […]