Elections: Oyo gov decries voters apathy

Elections: Oyo gov decries voters apathy

Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has lamented the low turn out of voters in Saturday’s governorship and house of assembly elections in the state. The governor who spoke at his unit 20 polling unit, Ward 11, Ibadan South West local government after voting, told journalists the elections were peaceful in. his polling unit. He […]

Edo APC sets governorship election form at N5.5 million

Edo APC sets governorship election form at N5.5 million

Ahead the Edo state governorship election slated for September 10, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has fixed the cost of nomination and expression of interest forms for all aspirants at N5.5 million. The National Organising Secretary of the party, Osita Izunaso, who spoke to journalists on Tuesday in Abuja said while the nomination form will […]

I’ll build on Oshiomhole’s legacies – Ilenre Austin Emuan

I’ll build on Oshiomhole’s legacies – Ilenre Austin Emuan

Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant Ilenre Austin Emuan has promisd to build on the progressive legacies of Governor Adams Oshiomhole, if elected as governor. He said it is important that the governor should hand over to a competent person, who will continue to implement the manifestos of the ruling party. The aspirant […]

Kogi poll: Wada, Faleke, Bello, to know fate today

Kogi poll: Wada, Faleke, Bello, to know fate today

A Federal High Court in Abuja will today resolve the dispute arising from the November 21 governorship election in Kogi State. Judgment will be delivered in five suits arising from the disagreement over the poll declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The court will among others, decide whether or not INEC could […]

Rivers Guber Rerun: Ijaw leaders hold secret meeting, set to dump Wike

A meeting of political leaders from the riverine part of Rivers State have resolved to take their destiny in their hands and shun the candidature of Barrister Nyesom Wike

Rivers Guber Rerun: Ijaw leaders hold secret meeting, set to dump Wike

  A meeting of political leaders from the riverine part of Rivers State have resolved to take their destiny in their hands and shun the candidature of Barrister Nyesom Wike in the forthcoming Governorship re-run election in the state. Rising from a crucial meeting in Port-Harcourt on Sunday, October 26 the leaders described their relationship […]

Edo Politics, And The Problem Of Ethnicity

Edo Politics, And The Problem Of Ethnicity

Youths tear apart Over 2016 governorship ticket By Ehi Ekhator, Naija Center News Edo State is one of the states in South-South of Nigeria, it has approximately 4million population. It is made of three major ethnic groups; the Binis, Esan and Afemai. Benin City is the capital of Edo, the Bini speaking people occupy seven […]

#NigeriaDecides: Nigeria 2015 Governorship, State Assemblies Elections – LIVE UPDATES

#NigeriaDecides: Nigeria 2015 Governorship, State Assemblies Elections – LIVE UPDATES

Today, Nigerians vote in their fifth general governorship and state assemblies elections since the country’s return to democracy in 1999. Voters in Nigeria’s 29 states would elect governors while new state assemblies would be elected in the 36 states. There are no governorship elections in Edo, Ondo, Ekiti, Bayelsa, Kogi, Anambra and Osun because the […]

Crisis rocks Adamawa PDP as acting gov, party chair plot alliance

ABUJA- AHEAD the October 11 gubernatorial election in Adamawa and primary election by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP fixed for September 6, strong indications emerged yesterday crisis looms in the Adamawa state chapter of PDP as stakeholders in the state have continued to criticise the allege move by the acting governor, Ahmadu Umar Fintiri to […]

Ekiti Elelection Result: Fayose emerges as Ekiti new governor

A former governor of Ekiti State and the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Ayo Fayose, has emerged the winner of the state’s governorship election held on Saturday. Fayose got majority votes in all the 16 local government areas announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The three major contenders in the Saturday poll were the Governor […]