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Abia 2015: Dissenting voices against PDP zoning

The recent zoning of the governorship ticket by the leadership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Abia State, ahead of 2015, to Abia-South Senatorial District has been greeted by dissenting voices against such an arrangement.   The PDP in …

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2015: Jonathan’s endorsement undemocratic —Kwankwaso

KANO—GOVERNOR Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State, has described the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan as the sole PDP candidate for 2015 Presidential election as undemocratic. The Governor, who spoke while receiving the report of a consultation committee on his Presidential …

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Court Clears Jonathan To Contest 2015 Presidential Election

A Federal High Court in Kaduna on Monday struck out a suit seeking to restrain President Goodluck Jonathan from seeking re-election in the 2015 general elections brought before it by two leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).     The plaintiffs, Richard Mneaga, …

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Three killed as Lagos APC, PDP youths clash

At least three people lost their lives on Lagos Island on Saturday and Sunday after members of the All Progressives Congress and members of the Peoples Democratic Party clashed.   Our correspondent learnt that trouble started immediately after President Goodluck …

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Sambo is part of the Winning team – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has decried attempts by a section of the media to impute rift between President Goodluck Jonathan and his Vice, Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo ahead of the 2015 general elections, expressing implicit satisfaction in the working relationship …

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NPC promotes staff, redeploys directors

Minister/Deputy Chairman, National Planning Commission (NPC), Dr. Abubakar  Sulaiman, has approved the promotion of 44 staff of the Commission cutting across both the junior and senior cadres. Sulaiman who also approved the redeployment of the directors within the Commission, hinted …

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Illegal campaigns: INEC rues inability to punish errant parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed frustration over its inability to penalise political parties and aspirants who violate provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 guiding campaign activities in the country. Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Kayode Idowu, had …

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