Fraud Allegations Rock Malian Poll

The team of the leading opposition candidate in Mali’s upcoming presidential election claimed Friday that there were “substantial anomalies” in the electoral register and warned of a possible “massive attempt at fraud” in the 29 July vote. Speaking at a news conference in Bamako, the campaign manager of opposition frontrunner, Soumaila Cisse, said the electoral […]

Gbemi Saraki Joins Senate Race

Former Senator and daughter of late Senator Olusola Saraki , Gbemisola Rukayat is reported to have joined the race for Kwara Central Senatorial seat. Reports from Ilorin indicated that her interest was a result of pressure from various quarters who also expect her to actualise her ambition if her brother, Senate President Bukola Saraki make […]

Osun: Horsetrading as Oyetola Emerges APC Guber Candidate

Rupture best described happenings within the Osun state chapter of the All Progressive Congress after the emergence of Chief Adegboyega Oyetola as the governorship candidate. The conclusion has created deep disaffection within as the party leadership said to be scrambling to contain the fall outs. Meanwhile, Oyetola, the winner of the Osun All Progressives Congress […]

APC Crisis: Ortom makes U-turn, insists he’s still a member of ruling party

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has rescinded his decision of defecting from his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), insisting that he still remains a bonafide member of the party. Ortom, who addressed newsmen at the party’s National Secretariat after meeting with National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole behind closed doors explained that […]

Presidential aspirant with EFCC case slams Buhari

A presidential aspirant, under the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Alhaji Sule Lamido has described the anti corruption fight of Buhari’s administration as lopsided. Sule Lamido disclosed this in Yola when he visited the PDP state Secretariat to make his intention known for the contest of party’s presidential ticket in the forthcoming general election. The aspirant […]

ADC, ADP want Ekiti governorship election nullified

Few days after the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rejected results of Ekiti governorship election, two other political parties – African Democratic Party (ADC) and Action Democratic Party (ADP) have demanded nullification of the exercise. National Chairman of ADC, Ralph Okey Nwosu while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday during a meeting with two international organisations, […]

Why we shift Osun guber primaries to Friday – APC

…as Yari inspects election materials The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has explained why the primary election for Osun State earlier scheduled to hold on Thursday was postponed till Friday. The explanation was contained in a terse statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Bolaji Abdullahi on Wednesday night. Though, the party’s […]