Politics

Breaking: National Rescue Movement Shift Primaries

Breaking: National Rescue Movement Shift Primaries

The National Rescue Movement (NRM), a credible political party poised to change the narrative of Nigeria's political landscape has shifted its primary election. Recall, the party had written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on 21st April, 2022, informing the electoral umpire of its primary elections dates. However, the party in a letter to INEC, dated 19th May, 2022, and signed by the National Chairman, Hon. (Amb) Isaac Chigozie Udeh and Danbuba Mohammed, the National Secretary, said the change is as a result of unforseen circumstances. According to the party, Primaries for state Houses of Assembly, House of Representatives…
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Ohafia4Gov 2023: Dr Ukpai Iro Ukpai picks NNPP Guber nomination form.

Ohafia4Gov 2023: Dr Ukpai Iro Ukpai picks NNPP Guber nomination form.

A frontline governorship aspirant in Abia State, Dr Ukpai Iro Ukpai, picked his nomination and expression of interest forms yesterday, 20th May 2022 at the National Secretariat of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Abuja. Addressing members of the National Working Committee after obtaining the forms, Ukpai thanked the National Chairman of the party, Prof. Rufai Ahmed Alkali flanked by the National Secretary (Chief Dipo Olayoku); the National Deputy Treasurer (Hon Chibuisi Mba); and the South East Zonal Chairman (Prince Nweze Onu) for welcoming him and his team and for his strategic role in the nation’s democracy space. He…
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2023: Al-Mustapha vows to relocate to Sambisa forest if elected president

2023: Al-Mustapha vows to relocate to Sambisa forest if elected president

Former Aide-de-Camp to General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (retd), said if elected as Nigeria’s president in 2023, he would relocate to the dreaded Sambisa forest. Al-Mustapha boasted that he will end the protracted Boko Haram insurgency bedeviling the country in six months. Al-Mustapha also said, he will relocate to the notorious Sambisa forest which is believed to be the strong hold of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state for one week, where strategies would be initiated and implemented aimed at ending the menace once and for all. The former ADC disclosed this on Friday in an interview with BBC…
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2023: IPOB warns APC, PDP, others not to bring their rallies to South-East

2023: IPOB warns APC, PDP, others not to bring their rallies to South-East

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned political parties against holding rallies in the South-East. This was contained in a statement issued on Friday by the group’s spokesman, Emma Powerful. Powerful specifically warned Ikechi Emenike, who is contesting for Abia governorship under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). “We want to advise Chief Ikechi Emenike and his APC people not to hold any political rally in Umuahia tomorrow, Friday, May 20, 2022, while they kept quiet and did nothing when Fulani bandits kidnapped passengers including female students along Okigwe/ Uturu road. “We cannot allow Emenike and his…
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Negotiations Ongoing To Release Victims Of Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack – Presidency

Negotiations Ongoing To Release Victims Of Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack – Presidency

Special Assistant to President Muahmmadu Buhari on Media, Garba Shehu, has said that negotiations are ongoing to ensure the release of the victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack. Nine were said to have been killed, over 20 others sustained injuries from gunshots, and many passengers were abducted when bandits attacked an Abuja-Kaduna train in March. Shehu disclosed this during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today on Friday. He said, “We’re aware that there has been resistance from the family members of those who have been taken captive. Of course, this is expected. This acts as pressure on one of…
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