Monday, July 4, 2022

Politics

July 3, 2022

PDP berates Sanwo-Olu over planned hike in Lagos BRT fare

The opposition said it was unjustifiable for the APC-led government to blame the hike on pump price of diesel and the unavailability of spare parts.

Philip Aivoji and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
July 3, 2022

I’m more qualified than Peter Obi to be his running mate: Kwankwaso

Mr Kwankwaso said that accepting to run as Mr Obi’s vice presidential candidate will collapse the NNPP that he’s “built in the last 30 years.”

Rabiu Kwankwaso and Peter Obi
July 2, 2022

INEC monitoring security situation ahead of Osun guber poll: Mahmood Yakubu

The chairman said all necessary arrangements had been completed for a hitch-free poll, vowing to soon deploy a readiness-assessment team to Osun.

Prof. Yakub Mahmood
July 2, 2022

Chijioke Edeoga emerges new LP guber candidate in Enugu

The immediate past commissioner for environment in the incumbent administration, Mr Edeoga had earlier lost the PDP guber ticket before moving to the Labour Party.

Chijioke Edeoga
July 2, 2022

Tinubu will manage Nigeria’s resources well as president, says APC chieftain

The politician said Nigeria needs a “technocrat and experienced politician” as president.

Bola Tinubu and Akeem Agbaje
July 2, 2022

1,200 of 1,750 new polling units in Katsina don’t have more than 50 registered voters: INEC

The electoral chief noted that the poor turnout may be attributed to the suspension of telecommunication networks in 17 of the 34 LGAs of the state.

Mahmood Yakub
July 1, 2022

God has assured me of eight years as Osun governor: Oyetola

Mr Oyetola promised the Peoples Democratic Party a ‘shocking’ defeat that would take them 30 years to recover from.

Osun State governor, Adegboyega-Oyetola (Photo Credit: @GboyegaOyetola)
July 1, 2022

PDP congratulates Philip Aduda on appointment as senate minority leader

PDP charged the senator to “ensure that our party’s caucus in the National Assembly remains united and focused for the task ahead.”

Senator Philip Aduda
July 1, 2022

It’s not your turn to be Nigeria’s president, Melaye tells Obi

“While I celebrate you, I want to advise you that your time is not now. You have to wait for your time,” Mr Melaye said in a video Friday.

Dino Melaye, Peter Obi
July 1, 2022

1.9 million voters registered to participate in Osun election: INEC

Mr Okoye assured that the election would be free, fair and transparent.

Festus Okoye