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By admin On 6 Oct, 2018 At 04:32 PM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The failure of the 12 presidential aspirants of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, to agree on a consensus candidate has delayed the start of the party’s convention in Port Harcourt. The 12 aspirants met earlier in the day but after almost an hour of deliberation, there was no agreement on a consensus candidate. According to […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:17 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The House of Representatives has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the World Bank, accusing the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelemah of allegedly diverting $35 million meant for the Growth Employment (GEM) Project to an illegal small and medium enterprise (SME) fund. The GEM is an employment project conceptualized by the Federal […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:51 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have beheaded the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bare ward in the Numan Local Government Area, Adamawa State, Charles Chrisanthus, The politician was reportedly killed in the presence of his wife, Dorcas, in his farm on August 29, 2018. The widow of the slain PDP chieftain is, however, accusing the […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:52 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Two hundred and fifty-nine aspirants have declared interests in senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly seats in next year’s general elections in Ekiti State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that prospective candidates would contest for the three senatorial seats, six House of Representatives’ seats and 26 seats in the House of […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 02:51 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday asked Nigerians to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election in order to rescue Nigeria from becoming a failed state. Saraki, who spoke at the state Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as part of consultations for his presidential aspiration, stated that President Buhari lacked […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 02:59 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement has appealed to the All Progreasives Congress (APC) to reduce the cost of its nomination forms to enable youths participate in 2019 elections. One of the Conveners of the Movement, Mr Samson Itodo, made the call at the Public Dialogue with Political Parties on Youth Candidacy and Party Primaries, it organised in […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:41 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied a newspaper report that it recently received N50 million from the government of Jigawa for logistics. Dr. Mahmud Isah, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, made the clarification in a statement in Dutse, on Tuesday. Isah said that the commission had not received any form […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:33 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekend in Beijing, the Chinese capital, said he was not afraid of free and fair elections in 2019 because he himself was a beneficiary of credible polls in 2015. He told the Nigerian community in China that he was committed to making sure that the 2019 polls, under his watch, […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:31 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Contrary to general belief, All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are not opposed to direct primary for the selection of candidates for the 2019 general election, some of them told THISDAY on Monday. Rather, they are of the opinion that the while direct primary will entrench internal democracy and help to mobilise the rank and file […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 01:10 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, is set to change the political calculations in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he picks the party’s Presidential Nomination Form today at the national secretariat of PDP. A highly placed source in the camp of the former Senate President confirmed to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Abuja that plans […]


By admin On 29 Aug, 2018 At 02:13 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The former governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, who has officially dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that he ditched his former party owing to President Muhammadu Buhari’s “passionate” interest for the development of the Niger Delta region. Uduaghan, in a statement made available to […]