Category Archives: Nigerian Political News

2019 general elections: INEC yet to fix dates for parties’ primaries

2019 general elections: INEC yet to fix dates for parties’ primaries The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has not fixed dates for political parties primaries, to elect their candidates for the 2019 general elections. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) INEC made the clarification in a… Read More »

Borno State Advisers

Borno State Advisers Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has approved with immediate effect the appointment of a new Head of Service (HoS) in person of Architect Yerima Sale. Architect Sale from Biu Local Government Area, was until his appointment, the Permanent Secretary of State Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement, RRR. He takes over… Read More »

The Relationship Between Local and State Governments

The Relationship Between Local and State Governments What is the relationship between local and state governments? Is it the same as the relationship between the federal and state governments? You’ll find that it isn’t. Why not and how so? Keep reading and find your answer. When we look at the relationship between the federal government… Read More »

Relationship between the three tiers of government in Nigeria

Relationship between the three tiers of government in Nigeria It is very important to take interest in the political life of one’s country or at least know the basic structure of the government. It is time to learn ‘what are the 3 tiers of government in Nigeria and the relationship between them?’ Continue reading to… Read More »

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Registers 21 New Political Parties

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Registers 21 New Political Parties The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 21 new political parties, bringing the number of registered parties in the country to 67. The approval, according to a statement signed by Mrs May Agbmuche-Mbu, INEC National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter… Read More »

PDP convention: Full text of Uche Secondus’ acceptance speech

PDP convention: Full text of Uche Secondus’ acceptance speech A former Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday emerged as the National Chairman of the party at the national convention held at the Eagles Square, Abuja. The Ikwere-born politician made his acceptance speech which was mainly centered on returning the… Read More »

What Jonathan said at PDP national convention 2017

What Jonathan said at PDP national convention 2017 Goodluck Jonathan, former President, on Saturday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) remains a reference point as Nigeria moves towards another election. Speaking during the party’s elective national convention in Abuja, Jonathan said the party had over the years, remained focused and resilient in spite of several… Read More »

2017 Convention: PDP elects new leaders (LIVE UPDATES)

2017 Convention: PDP elects new leaders (LIVE UPDATES) The Peoples Democratic Party is holding its national convention at the Eagle Square, Abuja, today. Unlike the last convention in Port Harcourt which was doomed by lawsuits that went up to the Supreme Court, today’s event appears less controversial. Delegates and other party faithful from across the… Read More »

‘PDP Convention: Loud promotion of corruption’

‘PDP Convention: Loud promotion of corruption’ By Reuben Abati The elective Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Saturday, December 9, was a charade and an anti-climax. From the right, Former Chief of Staff to the President, Chief Mike Oghiadomen; Former Vice President Namadi Sambo;… Read More »

PDP Convention fallout: Dickson begs Adeniran, Mantu, others

PDP Convention fallout: Dickson begs Adeniran, Mantu, others The National Reconciliation Committee of the People’s Democratic Party led by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, on Tuesday, visited some aggrieved members as part of efforts to forge a post-convention reconciliation within the party. Among the party members visited by the Dickson team was former National… Read More »