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Anambra guber poll: INEC releases update, assures on conduct of election; Appeals for cooperation of all

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) met Tuesday, October 26, 2021 to review preparations for the Anambra State Governorship Election and rose with assurances of its determination to proceed with the conduct of the poll on Saturday, November 6, 2021. A statement by Festus Okoye Esq., National Commissioner and Chairman, Information …

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PDP insists: National convention holds Oct. 30

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, Oct. 25, 2021 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said that the date of its national convention remained Oct. 30 and Oct. 31. The Party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, briefing journalists in Abuja, said arraignments for the convention were ongoing. Ologbondiyan also denied …

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Eschew politics of bitterness, Gov Makinde preaches as Govs. Wike, Fayemi, Makinde attend Fayose’s son’s wedding  

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,  Governor  Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Governor Seyi Makinde (Oyo) and other  high profile dignitaries  attended the traditional wedding ceremony of Oluwanigba Fayose, in Lagos on Saturday. Oluwanigba Fayose, who is the son of immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, wedded his sweetheart, Olamide Adekunle Abdul at The Monarch event centre, Lekki Peninsula II, Lagos. …

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I’m inspired, driven, prepared to serve Anambra people – PDP’s Valentine Ozigbo declares, presents manifesto to Ohanaeze Ndigbo  

Valentine Ozigbo, the flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 6 Anambra governorship election, has reiterated his readiness to serve and lead the people of the state into an era of prosperity. Mr Ozigbo gave the assurance on Saturday, October 23, 2021, when he presented his manifesto …

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PDP disqualifies 3 aspirants for national convention

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, Oct. 21, 2021 The Peoples Democratic Party Screening Committee has disqualified three aspirants from participating in the national convention slated for October 30. The Chairman of the Convention Committee, Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri, disclosed this during the unveiling of the party’s national convention logo and promotional materials …

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Govs. Ugwuanyi, Ikpeazu “imposed” Anyanwu as S/E consensus candidate for PDP Secretary; Obi, Udenwa, Ihedioha reject “imposition”

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, Oct. 17, 2021 Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South East have rejected what they called “the imposition of Sen. Sam Anyanwu” as the consensus candidate for the post of the party’s National Secretary in the forthcoming national convention of the party. The …

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Dr. Ayu’s emergence as consensus candidate for PDP Chairmanship: There was “no victor, no vanquished” – Gov. Fintiri

By Emmanuel Oloniruha, Abuja/Adeyemi Adeleye,  Lagos, Oct. 14, 2021 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), northern stakeholders, have endorsed former President of the Senate, Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, as its consensus candidate for the party’s national chairmanship position in the forthcoming Oct. 30 national convention. The Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, …

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Buhari welcomes Anambra Dep. Gov. Okeke to APC

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Oct. 13, 2021 President Muhammadu Buhari has formally welcomed the Deputy Governor of Anambra, Nkem Okeke, who defected last week from the All Peoples Grand Alliance (APGA), into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo, who is also the Chairman Anambra Gubernatorial …

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APGA State youth leader, 5 Obiano SSAs, hundreds others decamp to PDP,endorse Valentine Ozigbo for Governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gained more grounds Tuesday ahead of the upcoming November 6 election after hundreds of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) members in Anambra State decamped to the PDP, declaring support for the party’s governorship candidate, Valentine Ozigbo. The APGA members, led by the Anambra State Youth …

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Frank Ibezim, Seriake Dickson get Committee leadership positions as Senate President reconstitutes Committees (See who’s where)

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has reconstituted the leadership and membership of some standing and special committees of the Senate. Lawan made the announcement moments before the upper chamber adjourned plenary. Those to serve as Chairmen include Senator Sahabi Alhaji Ya’u – Committee on National Population and National Identity; …

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Wike commends NASS for endorsing electronic transmission of election results; Kicks against prescription of direct primaries

Governor of Rivers State,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has commended the National Assembly on its decision to allow the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, determine the use of electronic voting and transfer of results. The governor said the resolution of the National Assembly joint committee to allow the electoral umpire transmit …

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