What the IGP had to say About the Violence Playing out Amongst Political Opponents

The inspector general of police, Usman Alkali-Baba has claimed that some governors are behind the thugs that interrupt opposition rallies and political events in their states. According to Leadership, the police chief made this statement on November 17 while meeting with political parties, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties, and other interested parties in the 2023 election. Alkali-Baba revealed that 52 incidents of political violence have so far been documented since the start of the 2023 presidential election campaign, although he omitted the names of the governors. He…

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PDP Update: Atiku Meets with Goodluck Jonathan Behind Closed-door

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar met with Goodluck Jonathan, the former president of Nigeria, in a closed-door meeting. The presidential candidate released images of the meeting on his verified Twitter profile on Friday, November 18, while the meeting’s specifics are yet unknown. There was a prior rumor that Atiku, the PDP leadership, and Atiku intended to contact the former president to ask him to intervene and end the turmoil that is roiling the opposition party. After Atiku emerged as the PDP’s presidential candidate, the umbrella party…

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Wike Encourages Obi Over Unsupportive Brothers Like Soludo.

The press secretary for Professor Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra state, Christian Aburime, has stated that his principal stands by his remarks on Peter Obi, a former governor of the state and a candidate for the Labour Party presidency. In the upcoming presidential election, Soludo had written off the chances of the Labour Party’s nominee and criticized Ndigbo for its campaign tactics. He had earlier stated that he has no regret for not giving his support to Peter Obi. The action elicited conflicting emotions around the nation, but especially…

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CAN to Tinubu: For our Support, Do this and we would Accept your Muslim-Muslim Ticket

Tinubu meets with CAN heads in Abuja

After the meeting held on Wednesday between the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigerian, CAN, and the Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. CAN has decided to drop their cases against Tinubu for choosing a Muslim-Muslin ticket and has in turn presented a list of demands to him. Tinubu also during this meeting can to the right standing with CAN when he explained to them why he took Kashim Shettima, former governor of Borno state as the running mate. He also assured them that,…

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PDP may Question the Eligibility of APC’s Presidential Candidate in Court Over Alleged $460,000.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hinted that it may approach the court to determine if the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate’s participation in the 2023 election will not violate the Constitution and Electoral Act in light of the recent receipt of a certified true copy of the order to forfeit $460,000 imposed by a United States court on the account linked to the APC presidential candidate. Debo Ologunagba, the national publicity secretary of the main opposition party, revealed that the group is keeping all of its options open…

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What Femi Falana had to say on FG’s ‘no work, no pay’ policy

Nigeria’s popular Human Right Lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN has in an interview at the Channels Tv Politics Today, stated that the recent Federal Government’s ‘no work, no pay’ policy in paying the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities would not work. Mr. Falana who joined virtually during Politics Today program of the Channels Tv admitted that: “By virtue of Section 43 of the Trade Dispute Act, during strikes, workers are not suppose to be paid. But the law has to be interpreted having regards to the facts and…

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I picked who can deliver over Wike – Atiku

PDP preisdential Candidate

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the controversy surrounding the choice of his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa, and why he did not choose the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike. Atiku had after announcing Okowa as his running mate clarified that he picked the Delta governor because he (Okowa) had the qualities to be a President, adding that he “is a President-in-waiting.” He said, “In arriving at the decision, I held wide consultations with various stakeholders in our party including our governors, the…

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Osun varsity students congratulate Adeleke on electoral victory

Osun Election

The National Association Of University Students, Osun State Campus Monitoring Committee, has congratulated Senator Ademola Adeleke on his emergence as the Governor-elect in the July 16 governorship poll. The student body, who had warned against electoral malpractice and violence prior to the election, expressed satisfaction that the election was a very peaceful one in the history of the state. The PUNCH had reported that Independent National Electoral Commission declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Adeleke, the winner of the election. The Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor of…

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Presidential Interview: Worst form of corruption is fake war on corruption — Datti Baba Ahmed

Labour Party

Something is bound to give; and we must deal with it.  Because Nigeria is at crossroads, whatever needs to be done must be done. This first phase in this series is not just about an interview. It is a melange of views espoused by presidential contestants (the candidates and their running mates) at different fora, including but not limited to television interviews and social media content.  The main interviews would follow in due time. We believe it will be better to engage a bottom up mode, instead of a top…

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Just in: Atiku, Wike, Fayose, others meet in Abuja


The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has met with the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, former governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Peter Fayose and other stakeholders of the party in Abuja. The reason for their meeting has not been ascertained as at the time of filling this report. Atiku had defeated Wike, Saraki, Ayim, Bala Mohammed, others  at the party’s presidential primary. He secured 371 votes while Wike who is his closest rival garnered 237 votes.

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