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Daniel Onjeh weeps over defeat of APC in Benue guber polls

Former President of National Association of Nigerian Students, Daniel Onjeh, on Sunday burst into tears after the INEC declared Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue winner of the 2019 governorship election. Onjeh, who started crying in reaction to Ortom’s victory at his home town in Ogbadibo, stated that he was weeping for Benue people. According to […]

Benue: Bishop Zuga tackles Bede Bartholomew over election defeat ‘mockery’

Bede Bartholomew, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithful in Benue took to his Facebook page to ‘mock’ a gubernatorial candidate, Bishop Sam Zuga for scoring 492 in the just concluded elections. But in a swift reaction, Zuga said: Thank you for giving me an open mockery. Such is life. I want to let you and everyone […]

Kano supplementary elections: CISLAC berates deliberate sabotage, unchecked intimidations, inefficiency of police

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) condemned in totality the open display of lawlessness and rascality involving indiscriminately massive deployment of hoodlums in the conduct of supplementary gubernatorial elections with resultant sabotage of electoral process and loss of lives in Kano state. While an election constitutes a formal citizenry decision-making process by which a […]

Ortom emerges victorious in Benue guber polls

The Benue State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the just concluded supplementary governorship election in the state. Mr Ortom, who recently defected to the PDP, defeated his closest rival, Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 31 other contestants. Declaring the result, the state […]

Lalong re-elected as Plateau governor

Incumbent Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, has been declared winner of the rerun gubernatorial election in the State. Lalong gathered 595,582 votes to win, with his closest rival, Jeremiah Useni, a retired Army General who was the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), […]

Tambuwal survives, wins re-election

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Sunday survived the tough challenge of Ahmed Aliyu and his godfather Senator Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress to win re-election for a second term. Although he lost in the collated result for 35 polling units in Kebbe LGA, he was able to edge his opponent, his […]

Ogbeh Receives Course Participants of the Institute of Security in Abuja

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh on Tuesday received course participants representing security agencies and practitioners from within and outside Nigeria, and members of faculty, who paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Abuja. The delegation, led by the Institute’s Deputy Director of Studies, Dr. Abdulwahab Wale was […]

Minister Ogbeh visits Nigerian Air Force, encourages their participation in agriculture

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development – Chief Audu Ogbeh was on February 1st, 2019 received at the Nigerian Airforce Headquarters in Abuja on a courtesy visit. The Chief of Air staff – Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar and Senior Officers of the Force were on hand to receive the Minister and his entourage […]

Obasanjo tasks banks on increased funding of agric sector

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday urged Nigerian banks to invest more in the agricultural sector for increased productivity and food security. Obasanjo made the call in Abeokuta at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Association of Chief Audit Executives of Banks in Nigeria (ACAEBIN). The theme of the three-day conference is “Banking in the Digital […]

Supplementary polls: APC Assembly candidate withdraws, joins PDP

Mr Innocent Nomeh, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Ezza North West state constituency, has withdrawn from the supplementary election contest slated for March 23, 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the election originally scheduled for March 9 was cancelled because unidentified hoodlums burnt the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]