5 May 2015 1
AS Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State, newly-elected for second term of four years, continues to savour his victory in office, the population of members of his All Progressives Congress (APC) jostling for political appointments may remain his biggest concerns.
5 May 2015
FORMER Speakers of Ondo State House of Assembly have approached the Federal High Court sitting in Akure, asking the judiciary to declare the seats of the legislators elected under the platform of the Labour Party (LP) vacant for defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
5 May 2015 8
Although the development, which is expected to favour House Minority leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, is yet to be formally ratified by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party, the proposal is not going down well with lawmakers who are opposed to reserving the post for the Southwest.
4 May 2015 9 Features
THE race for the top positions in the 8th session of the Senate which is expected to be to be inaugurated on June 4, has recorded a twist with the emergence of former Zamfara State governor, Ahmed Sani Yerima, as the likely next Senate Majority Leader. This is the outcome of a meeting of a…
4 May 2015 3 Features
THE victory dance of members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Imo State, which was truncated by the suspension of the April 11 gubernatorial election results, resumed last weekend as their candidate and incumbent governor, Rochas Okorocha, was declared the winner of the poll. The returning officer and Vice-Chancellor of Federal University, Ikwo, Ebonyi…
4 May 2015 2 Features
Reagan Ufomba, a chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) who is in court to challenge why he was dropped for Alex Otti as the party’s gubernatorial candidate in Abia told KODLINYE OBIAGWU why the party lost the election in the state. Excerpts: Your view about the election in Abia State APGA lost this…
3 May 2015 5
BY now, the Deputy Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, must be ruminating on several African parables about the lizard. By declaring the Imo State Governorship election inconclusive, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), actually raised Ihedioha’s hopes of occupying the topmost executive position in the state.