Ahead of the 2023 general elections, politicians and political commentators have come out with different preposition regarding the Obudu/Bekwarra/Obanliku federal constituency seat. While many politicians have come out to declare their interest for the seat, the local government that should produce the next member has continued to dominate discussions.
The political rift between incumbent Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and the former governor of the state who is also Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, may lead to the displacement of political dominance of Governor Ganduje if the political rift is not, amicably, settled.
Some of Kannywood's most iconic Hausa film stars have contested at various levels in their respective constituencies. According to the law, every citizen has the right to run for office as long as he or she fulfills the requirements of the INEC and the Constitution. Here are the names of the heroes and the positions they have run for:
There are serious indications that all is not well with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State. Stakeholders of the APC in the state are not happy with the choice of zoning the party's state chairmanship position to Yala Local Government Area as it became obvious that the governor was bent on making his hatchet man, Alphonsus Eba a Party State Chairman at all cost.
The Upper Chamber, also known as the Senate, and the Lower Chamber, also known as the House of Representatives, make up Nigeria's Bicameral Legislative at the federal level; however, this article concentrates on Northern Nigeria's single female senator. Senator Binta Masi Garba
The seat for the member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives has been vacant since Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe was elevated to the 9th Assembly. Many Cross Riverians had indicated an interest in the position but two candidates had been on the top list. The candidates are Hon.
As the Cross River State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC preparations for the October 16th State Congress for the election of State Executive Committee members enters top gear, who and where the next Chairman comes from has continued to dominate political discourse in the state. The party had kicked started a process for a smooth and peaceful exercise with the setting up of a zoning committee led by a highly respected figure in the party, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, former Senate Leader who is also the immediate past Chairman of the governing board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Months ago.
Two PDP lawmakers defect to APC in Anambra Two lawmakers in the Anambra State House of Assembly have defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmakers, Mr. Douglas Egbuna, (Onitsha North l Constituency), and Mr. Onyebuchi Offor (Ekwusigo Constituency), announced their defection at plenary in Awka, on Wednesday, NAN reports.
According to a Daily Trust report, the Zamfara State House of Assembly has suspended two lawmakers over their alleged ties to bandits. The names of the lawmakers are; Yusuf Muhammad Anka, who is representing Anka Constituency, and Ibrahim T. Tukur Bakura, who is representing the Bakura constituency.
As Muslims all over the world celebrate the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) otherwise known as Maulud Nabbiy, the Balogun Musulumi of Irewole/Ayedaade/Isokan Federal Constituency, Bola Oyebamiji has urged Muslims to embrace peace and unity at all times. Bola Oyebamiji who is also the Osun Commissioner for Finance made this known in a message of felicitation to the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the celebration of the birth of the Holy Prophet.
The Kaduna State Government has confirmed the death of 343 people as a result of banditry and other acts of violence in the past three months. In a report released on Wednesday, Kaduna Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan said 830 people had been abducted by gunmen in recent months.
Two (2) serving lawmakers have been reportedly suspended by the Zamfara State House of Assembly, over their alleged close relationship with bandits operating in the state. These Lawmakers; Ibrahim T. Tukur and Yusuf Muhammad who represent Bakura and Anka constituencies respectively, were placed on a three months suspension, pending the conclusion of investigations into the allegations brought against them.
African stars most especially the Ghana-Nigerian celebrity have indulged in politics as a sure way of championing the right of the ordinary citizen. Below is the list of some African Superstars who are into full-time politics. Desmond Elliot Erudite Nollywood actor, Desmond Elliot declared his intentions in September 2014 to run for Lagos State House of Assembly under the All Progressives Congress.
In an attack on Friday, 15th October 2021, British PM, David Amess was stabbed to death as reported by the police. According to the report, David Amess died after being stabbed at a constituency surgery. David Amess represents Southend West in Essex. He was attacked and stabbed on Friday afternoon at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea.
The Senate spokesperson, Basiru Ajibola has on Wednesday, led other prominent All Progressive Congress (APC) party leaders in Osogbo Constituency in endorsing Governor Adegboyega Oyetola for second term. The APC state caretaker chairman, Gboyega Famoodun stated candidly that the endorsement of Oyetola by five out of nine Federal constituencies in the state guarantees that the governorship primaries of the party slated for February next year would be rancour free.
Zamfara State House of Assembly, on Monday, October 11,2021, placed two of its members on suspension for their alleged complicity in the activities of bandits in the state. The duo were reported to have aided the abduction of the father of the speaker of the state house of assembly as well as the killing of one of their colleagues.
Two lawmakers in the Anambra State House of Assembly have left the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to join the All Progressives Congress, APC. These are Mr Onyebuchi Offor, representing Ekwusigo Constituency and Mr Douglas Egbuna, who represents Onitsha North 1. The two lawmakers announced their defection on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at plenary session of the House in Awka, the Anambra State capital.
Two members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly has been suspended pending the House investigation on the allegations of involving in banditry levelled against them. According to Channels Television, the two house of assembly members, Yusuf Anka and Ibrahim Bakara were alleged of involving in banditry.
Two lawmakers from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra's House of Assembly have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) (APC). Mr Onyebuchi Offor (Ekwusigo Constituency) and Mr Douglas Egbuna (Onitsha North l Constituency) declared their defection during plenary on Wednesday in Awka.
Since Nigeria got its Independence in 1960, Ogoja Local Government Area in Cross River State has never gotten any Senator representing them in the 9th Assembly. The Cross River Northern Senatorial District is made up of other LGAs like Yala, Bekwarra, Obanliku, and Obudu. Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe was a Member of the House of Representatives in the 8th Assembly representing Ogoja/Yala Constituency before he was elevated to the Senator representing Cross River Northern Senatorial District.