2019 campaigns: Story behind ‘mammoth’ crowds (DailyTrust)

The photos and videos are all over the internet, sparking nasty rivalries between members of the two biggest political parties in Nigeria, the ruling APC, and opposition PDP. Tagged ‘mammoth crowds’, and rightfully so, they have assumed the role of…

Supreme Court reserves ruling on Rivers APC appeal (Guardian)

The Supreme Court has reserved ruling on the competence of appeal filed by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi’s faction of Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A five-man panel led by Justice Mohammed Dattijo, fixed ruling on…

Three feared killed as APC begins campaign in Lagos (Guardian)

Three persons were feared killed while others sustained injuries as the All Progressives Congress (APC) began its gubernatorial campaign in Lagos yesterday.Trouble started around 1:30 p.m. as Governor Akinwunmi Ambode delivered his speech, which was interrupted by gunshots from hoodlums…

APC, Saraki’s supporters clash at Ilorin Emirate convention (Punch)

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday disrupted the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union’s 53rd conference. The event at the Emir of Ilorin Palace forecourt was going on smoothly until the inauguration of the…

APC candidate in Rivers promises adherence to electoral laws (Guardian)

03 December 2018 Chief Davies Ikanya, candidate representing Andoni/Opobo-Nkoro Federal Constituency in Rivers on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says he will engage in issue-based campaigns. Ikanya made the declaration while unveiling the `Projects for Delivery’ campaign…

*Four more Reps members resign from APC, PDP (Nation) *Money Laundering: Zamfara SUBEB boss jailed 41 years (Nation)

Four more Reps members resign from APC, PDP (Nation) Four House of Representatives members on Thursday resigned their membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmakers announced their resignations in…

Two APC Reps dump party (Guardian)

Two House of Representatives members from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Kolawole Babatunde and Mukaila Kazeem, Wednesday dumped the party. Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, read letters from the lawmakers announcing their resignations from the APC at the…

We promised change but not in four years, says Fashola (Guardian)

The All Progressives Congress (APC) promised Nigerians would witness change but never said the agenda would be attained within any time frame, according to Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola. Fashola made the clarification yesterday at the inauguration…

We will open Lagos govt’s books – Sanwo-olu, Hamzat (PremiumTimes)

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Femi Hamzat, on Tuesday pledged to run a transparent budgetary system if elected into office in next year’s polls. The duo spoke at an interactive session…

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly under attack – PDP (Vanguard)

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly (AKHA), premises are under heavy attack by thugs of the opposition party. The party in a statement on Twitter said the attack on the House…

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