Politics

The Imo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday said that former governor, Emeka Ihedioha, was not planning to abandon the PDP, to join the All Progressives Congress, APC. The state Publicity Secretary, of the PDP, Ogubundu Nwadike, made this known through a statement to newsmen in Owerri while reacting to the report […]

The Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC said it has concluded arrangement for the commencement of membership registration and revalidation by December 12. Chairman of the committee and Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni in a statement issued Monday in Abuja said the decision was taken after consulting with […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern about the on-going clampdown and freezing of bank accounts of some Nigerians for allegedly participating in the #EndSARS protests. The party expressed the concern in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Wednesday. Ologbondiyan said that it was alarmed that […]

NATIONAL leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Wednesday commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s decision to repeal the Lagos State law that ensures life pensions for former governors and deputy governors. Tinubu, a former governor of the state, stated this in a series of tweets. The former governor, in his tweet, said: “Congratulations […]

The inauguration of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo will hold on Thursday in strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols . Dr Tony Aziegbemi, the State Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), said this in Benin on Tuesday. Obaseki won the Sept. 19 Governorship Election for his second term by defeating his closest opponent, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu […]

Joe Biden has won the race to become the next US president, defeating incumbent President Donald Trump following a cliff-hanger vote count after Tuesday’s election.Mr Biden has won the key battleground of Pennsylvania, propelling him over the 270 electoral college vote threshold required to clinch the White House.The Trump campaign has indicated their candidate does […]

Some Presiding Officers in the Sept.19, governorship election in Edo and an international Observer team, Centre for Strategic Conflict Management, have commended the peaceful electoral process in Oredo Ward 4. Credit: vanguard.

THERE is heavy presence of security personnel at the Benin City office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) along Ramat Park. The electoral umpire had moved back to its permanent office after vacating the premises to a rented apartment along Sapele Road as a result of flooding. Credit:vanguard

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised political parties, candidates and security agents to behave responsibly in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Edo. The president, in a message to voters, political parties, election officials and security personnel, also warned against what he described as “the do-or-die mentality to politics.” The president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and […]

Punch Correspondents The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and other members of the  National Security Council on Thursday met 24 hours after Senators and members of the House of Representatives called for the sack of service chiefs. The National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd.), who briefed journalists on behalf of the council […]


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