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    Senate presidency

    Disclose Pensions Paid To You As Ex-governors- SERAP Tells Akpabio

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio and other 13 former governors in the 10th Senate to disclose...

    Akpabio Takes Oath Of Office As 10th Senate President

    Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, Tuesday took oath of office after defeating his rival Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari. Akpabio  pulled 63 votes, to defeat Yari who garnered...

    NASS Inauguration: Senate Clerk Should Go For Retraining — Wabara

    Former Senate President, Senator Adolphus Wabara, has expressed displeasure over the non-invitation of former Senate Presidents and their Deputies to witness the valedictory session...

    South-South Emerging Senate President Huge Slap On Igbos – Primate Ayodele

    The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has warned the Southeast politicians about the senate president election to be held today,...

    Presidency Backs Christian Senate President, Betara, Gagdi Step Down

    The Presidency on Sunday explained its decision to back a Christian as a Senate President. It explained that Nigeria could not afford to have a...

    Tinubu Receives Wike, Akpabio, Umahi In Aso Rock

    President Bola Tinubu has received in audience the former governors of Rivers and Ebonyi states, Nyesom Wike and David Umahi respectively as well as...

    Tinubu: Kano Govt Clears Air On Ganduje’s Leaked Audio

    Kano State Government has described as “mischievous” attempt by social media and online publications in Nigeria to lift a story from a purported phone...

    Christians Should Produce Senate President – MURIC

    The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on all Muslims contesting for the Senate Presidency to step down and back a Christian colleague from...

    10th NASS: We Have Numbers To Clinch Top Spot – Akpabio

    Former Governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio, has shown confidence in securing the required support from Senators-elect to clinch the Senate Presidency. Akpabio said this...

    Senate Presidency: Opposition Will Not Take Over – APC

    The ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), have ruled out the possibilities of a potential Senate Presidency hijack by opposition parties. The Southwest National Vice...

    10th NASS: Give South East Something Reasonable – Kalu

    The Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, has appealed to the stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to give the South-East region...

    Senate presidency: North-Central Lawmakers Reject APC Consensus List

    Senators-elect across the North-Central geopolitical zone from different political parties have rejected the zoning arrangements for the 10th National Assembly leadership positions announced by...

    Akpabio Is Preferred But Not Anointed Candidate – Ndume

    The Senator representing Borno South District, Ali Ndume has on Tuesday said the nomination of Godswill Akpabio by the All Progressives Congress (APC) National...

    Senate Presidency: South-East Will Get Juicy Position – Umahi

    Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has assured the Southeast that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu will compensate the region for missing out on the...

    Protest As North-West Backs Akpabio For Senate Presidency

    Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress in the North-Central have protested against an alleged exclusion of the zone from the leadership of the 10th...

    Umahi Dumps Senate Presidency Ambition, Declares Support For Akpabio

    Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi has shelved his Senate presidency bid while declaring support for former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen Godswil Akpabio. Umahi,...

    Umahi Dumps Ambition, Backs Akpabio For Senate Presidency

    Outgoing governor of Ebonyi State and Senator representing Ebonyi South senatorial district, Dave Umahi has dumped his Senate Presidency ambition after he said he...

    Igbos Should Clinch Senate Presidency – Umahi

    Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi has said the next Senate President should be from the Southeastern region. Umahi disclosed this after a closed-door meeting with...

    Senate Presidency: Orji Uzor Kalu Reveals Why He’s Best Candidate

    The Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, has described himself as the best candidate to emerge as the next Senate President. This was as he...

    Orji Uzor Kalu Should Be Senate President – Femi Fani-Kayode

    Femi Fani-Kayode, a former spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), has backed Orji Uzor Kalu to be the Senate...

    Igbos Should Produce Next Senate President – Primate Ayodele

    Primate Elijah Ayodele, the leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has Wednesday said the next Senate President should be a Southeasterner. Primate Ayodele went on...

    Everything Is Now Monetized – Senator Ali Ndume

    Senator Ali Ndume, representing Borno South has said he has vast experience in the Nigerian Parliament and has what it takes to become the...

    Some People Are Bent On Buying The Position Of The Senate President – Ali Ndume

    Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south district, has claimed that the leadership positions in the 10th national assembly are being “bought.'' Speaking on Sunday in...

    Fani-Kayode Bombs Obasanjo: He may Not Be Full-Fledge Yoruba Man

    Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has attacked former President Olusegun Obasanjo for not challenging Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu when he said Yoruba are political rascals despite he...

    Labour Party Calls For Review, Rerun Of Enugu Governorship Election

    Labour Party Coalition for True Democracy (ECTD), on Sunday called for a review of the Enugu Governorship election result due to what it called...

    National Chairman Of PDP Ayu Suspended Over Anti-Party Activities

    The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, has been suspended by the Executive Committee of the party in Igyorov Ward...

    Fayose Kicks Over PDP Suspension

    Former Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the news of his suspension from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announced on Thursday. It...

    Kanu’s Detention: IPOB Leader’s Brother Loses Case At UK Court

    The brother of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Kingsley Kanu, on Thursday, lost a legal challenge against the British government...

    2023 Election: Group Demands INEC’s Chairman, Mahmood’s Resignation

    A crowd of angry protesters under the umbrella of the ‘Free Nigeria Movement’ troop out in their numbers in Abuja today marching to the...

    Election Tribunal Receives 9 Petitions In Ondo

    The Election Petition Tribunal in Ondo on Thursday said it had received nine petitions on the February 25th National Assembly elections in the state. The...

    Tinubu Traveled Abroad To Rest – Keyamo

    The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has declared that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu is hale and hearty. Keyamo made the remark...

    INEC Used 3rd Party Device To Switch Results For Tinubu — Atiku

    Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), of installing a third-party device he...

    Labour Party Candidates File 25 Petitions Before Lagos Election Tribunal

    The Labour Party candidates have so far filed 25 petitions before the Lagos State National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal. In one...

    INEC Declares PDP’s Mbah Winner Of Enugu’s Guber Election

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship candidate under the banner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State, Dr...

    Alex Otti: Abia Residents Thank God For Ending PDP’s 24 Years Of “Misrule”

    Jubilation erupted spontaneously in the major towns of Umuahia and Aba on Wednesday after INEC declared Dr. Alex Otti of the Labour Party the...

    Wike Blasts Ayu For Failing To Deliver Benue To PDP

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has ridiculed the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu for not being able to deliver...

    Tinubu Jets Out To Europe Ahead Of Lesser Hajj

    President-elect Bola Tinubu on Tuesday night travelled out of the country to spend some time in Paris and London. According to a statement by Tunde...

    Rivers Man Bags Death Sentence For Armed Robbery

    A High Court in Port Harcourt has sentenced one Promise Thompson to death by hanging for armed robbery and child theft. Thompson and his accomplice,...

    Labour Party Alex Otti Declared Winner Of Abia Guber Polls

    After a long suspension to collation of the gubernatorial results, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday have declared Alex Otti, the Labour...

    After A Hectic Election, Tinubu Goes On Vacation

    President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has begun a three-country visit ahead of his inauguration on May 29. A statement from the Office of the President-Elect signed...

    I’m Also Interested In Senate Presidency – Umahi

    Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party (LP) presidential candidates, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi respectively to...

    Our Common Enemy Is Insecurity, Not Igbos – Gbadebo Vivour Rhodes To Lagosians

    The Labour Party governorship candidate in Lagos State, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, has disclosed there was no election in the state. He described the March 18 governorship...

    Election Petition: Tinubu Will Be Cleared Of All allegations – Keyamo

    The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has reacted to the petition filed by the presidential candidate of the Labour Party,...

    Why Will I Need Police To Rig Election – Wike

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has boasted that he doesn’t need the Army or Police to rig elections. According to Wike, those who have...

    Anyone Planning To Unseat Tinubu Is Daydreaming – Fayose

    Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, says anyone planning to “unseat” President-elect Bola Tinubu is “daydreaming”. Speaking on Tuesday in an interview with reporters,...

    I Need No First Lady To Govern – Benue Governor-Elect, Alia

    The governor-elect of Benue State, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia has said that he has worked for more than 32 years as a Catholic Priest...

    Igbo Man Wins Seat In Taraba House of Assembly

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Nelson Len, a south easterner has won the House of Assembly elections in Northern state, Taraba. PDP's Len won...

    Court Dismisses Abba Kyari’s Application To Strike Out Charges

    The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed an application requesting to strike out charges against the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba...

    Obi Wants Repeat of 1993 – Onanuga

    Bayo Onanuga, a media aide to president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has revealed that Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi s trying to handle...

    Tinubu Is No President-Elect – Datti

    The Labour Party vice presidential candidate in the February 25th general elections, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, insisted that the president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu can not...

    Ogun Polls: PDP, APC Disagree Over Adebutu-Led Protest

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday protested at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The gubernatorial candidate of the PDP...

    Our State Benue Needs Total Reset – Governor-elect Alia

    Benue State governor-elect, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia has lamented the poor governance level in the state. Addressing his supporters in Makurdi after the Independent National...

    Edo Polls: PDP Win Majority Seat As LP Candidate Resigns

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released results of the Edo State House of Assembly which showed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with...

    INEC Should Have Declared Kano Election Inconclusive – APC

    The governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in Saturday’s Kano election, Nasir Gawuna said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ought...

    Soludo Begs President-Elect Tinubu To Free IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu

    The Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has congratulated the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the newly-elected governors. Soludo also identified the Nigerian youths as...

    Soludo Congratulates President-Elect, Tinubu

    Anambra State governor, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo has congratulated president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory. In a statement he personally issued in Awka...

    Guber Polls: Adebutu Leads Protest To INEC Office In Abeokuta

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Ladi Adebutu is currently leading a massive protest at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters. Hundreds of...

    I Am Very Open, Never Changed My Phone Number – Orji Uzor Kalu

    The Chief Whip of the Senate and former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, has disclosed he never changed his phone line for over...

    Obi Rejects Tinubu’s Victory, Demands Fresh Election

    Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has filed a petition at the presidential election tribunal challenging the victory of Bola Tinubu...

    Electoral Process Is Very Fair – Okowa

    Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa said the victory of Sheriff Oborevwori in the governorship election showed a very fair electoral process in the state. The...

    We Must All Work Diligently – Tinubu

    President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Tuesday urged all new office holders to prepare their minds on the journey ahead as they must all...

    I Am Not Tribalistic, But A Nationalist – Peter Obi Replies Ken Nnamani

    The Presidential Candidate Of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has responded to allegations of ethno-religious bigotry against him by Senator Chimaroke Nnamani. Nnamani, had in...

    It’s My Turn To Be Senate President,Orji Uzor Kalu Declares

    The Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has declared his intention to contest for Senate presidency in the 10th National Assembly. Kalu, who won...

    APC National Leader Bola Ahmed Tinubu Tells Lawan, Gbaja And Deputies To Deepen Democracy

    All Progressives Congress National stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu had a piece of advice for Senate President Ahmed Lawan and House of Representatives Speaker Femi...

    Breaking: Danjuma Goje Stepsdown And Supports Ahmed Lawan For Senate Presidency

    A major contender for the senate presidency, Danjuma Goje, has withdrawn from the race. He has endorsed Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan for the number...

    I Should Be The Next Senate President, I Will Not Step Down – Ali Ndume

    AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly and election of Presiding officers, former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC,...

    Saraki To Tinubu: Your Budget-Padding Allegation Is Careless And Callous, Withdraw It

    President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has replied the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, challenging him to provide proof...

    9th Assembly: Group Urges Ndume And Others To Accept Party Supremacy

    Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC), an NGO, on Tuesday urged Sen. Ali Ndume and other senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

    House Speaker: 5 Governors Move Against Femi Gbajabiamila

    There is tension within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as the North Central caucus of the party insists on producing the Speaker of...

    APC Advises Ndume About Party Supremacy

    The Yobe Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised Sen. Ali Ndume (Borno-APC), to respect supremacy of the party and avoid placing personal...

    #SenatePresidency: Amosun, Shettima Holds Meeting Over Senate Presidency

    Ogun State Governor,  Ibukunle Amosun, and his Borno State counterpart,  Hashim Shettima,  engaged in a long discussion on Tuesday. The two governors, who are...

    #SenatePresidency: I Won’t Step Down Ali Ndume Vows

    Former Senate leader, Senator Ali Ndume on Monday vowed not to drop his ambition of becoming the Senate President of the ninth Senate. Senator Ndume...

    VP Yemi Osinbajo And Ali Ndume Meet In Aso Rock For Closed Door Meeting

    VICE President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting behind closed doors with the former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting started...

    Race For Speakership: Ajimobi Mobilises Oyo Rep Members To Vote For Gbajabiamila

    The Governor of Oyo State, Senator Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi, on Sunday directed the nine members of the House Representatives elected on the platform of...

    PDP Leaders Set To Meet On How To Wrestle National Assembly Positions From APC

    The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party will meet with the party’s lawmakers in the Senate and  House of Representatives very soon to discuss...

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