Rukiat Ogunwald Chairman of the Osun State Inter-Party Advisory Committee, Hon. Valle Adebayo congratulated the Muslim Ummah, especially for witnessing another holy month of Ramadan in 2023 in the state. He commanded the Muslim ummah to follow the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad and use the holy month to re-dedicate their faith and closeness to Almighty Allah, peace be upon him. He also called on Muslims to devote more time to charity. On Thursday, Adebayo…"Osun IPAC Chairman felicitates Muslims on Ramadan, urges –"
On Tuesday, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike refuted claims that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu had worked under his education ministry. From 2013 to 2015, Vick served as Minister of State for Education in the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Former transport minister Rotimi Amaechi told reporters after voting in the Rivers state gubernatorial election on Saturday that Yakubu served as executive secretary of the Higher Education Trust Fund (TETFUND)…"‘A frustrated politician’ – Wike blasts Amaechi over claims on INEC chairman –"
By Adeolu Adeyemo – Osogbo. New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) Osun State Chairman Dr. Tosin Odeyemi congratulated Kano State Governor Yusuf Kabir Abba on winning the Governor’s Election last Saturday. Odeyemi described Abba’s victory as a clear sign of the confidence of the people of Kano in him, noting that the leadership of the party’s presidential candidate, state Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, also helped the party to a landslide victory. Meanwhile, the national electoral body –…"Osun NNPP Chairman congratulates Kano governor-elect –"
Being a professor not enough to be appointed INEC national chairman —Saliu, president, Nigerian Political Science Association –
Hassan Saliu, Professor of Political Science at the University of Ilorin, is the President of the Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA). He spoke with DARE ADEKANMBI on the performance of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the last elections, suggesting steps to be taken by the incoming government, among other issues. The first round of the 2023 election has concluded and the second round ended yesterday. How do you usually evaluate INEC’s performance? Well,…"Being a professor not enough to be appointed INEC national chairman —Saliu, president, Nigerian Political Science Association –"
Likewise, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), lost his voting unit in the ongoing Nasarawa People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial election. . At his polling station at Agwan Rrimi Ward, Ec 20, the PDP candidate defeated the APC candidate with 129 votes by 159 votes, according to the results released by the Independent National Election Commission (INEC). Recall that Adam lost his polling stations, constituencies and local government to…"Again, APC National Chairman loses polling unit to PDP –"
Samose, Idaho Emperor Jarret Tenebe, vice-chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) of Edo Prefecture, who was arrested by the state’s police in the early hours of Thursday, has been released. It is understood Tenebe was released by the National Police Commissioner at around 10.30am on Thursday 16th. Announcing the release, APC Treasurer Comrade Ahmed Ekekhide Mahmud said: “APC Deputy State Chairman Jarret Tenebe was arrested early this morning by Edo State Deputy Governor Comrade…"Police release Edo APC Vice Chairman"
biola aziz Kwara State Labor’s local government chairman, along with other party stakeholders, has dissolved the party’s state executive committee over alleged Contempt and disobedience to the party’s candidate for governor. People called the reports that the party’s gubernatorial candidate, Comrade Basambo Abubakar, was suspended in Saturday’s elections as invalid and asked the public to ignore the alleged suspension. Comrade Mohammad Baba, chairman of the Baruten Local Government Party, told reporters in Ilorin that the…"Labour Party LG chairmen, stakeholders sack party chairman –"
Samose, Idaho Less than 48 hours before the Edo State House of Representatives (EDHA) election, All Progressive Congress (APC) State Vice President Jarret Tenebe was allegedly arrested on the orders of Edo State Deputy Governor Hon Philip Shaibu. Tenebe was said to have been arrested in the local government area of Etsako West in his Ikabigbo hometown for unknown reasons. It is understood that Edo APC Vice Chairman is a popular mobilizer of the APC…"Police arrest Edo APC Deputy Chairman –"
Written by: Atiku Galadima – Maiduguri. The Nigerian Christian Association (CAN), based in Borno state, has refuted claims that it supports People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate Mohammed Ali Jajari as the preferred candidate in Saturday’s election. Speaking to journalists in Maiduguri, the Chairman, Most Rev. Dr. John Bogna Bakeni explained that CAN is apolitical and will continue to be so. He pointed out that the Borno State CAN does not support any political party…"We did not endorse any guber candidate — Borno CAN Chairman –"
Soji Ajibola Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, National Vice President of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), accused of disparaging Otun Olubadan and former Oyo Governor Rashid Radoja (Rasheed Ladoja) for his remarks. A communiqué jointly signed by Mogaji Mukthar Adewale Gbadeyanka Mogaji Adeipo and Mogaji Patrick Kayode Ogunsola Mogaji Anisere quoted the Mogaji of Ibadanland as saying that the Arapaja outbreak at Radio Ibadan was unnecessary. The compound chief noted with dismay Arapaya’s disparaging comments about the…"PDP deputy national chairman under fire over comment on Ladoja –"