Why I Dumped PDP for APC-Gov. Ayade Explains

By Bassey Inyang The Governor of Cross River State, Professor Ben Ayade has given reasons why he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress. Ayade announced his defection on Thursday morning at the Executive Council Chamber of the Governor’s office while hosting seven governors of the […]

#Edo Decides: Motorists Lament Heavy Roadblocks of Extortion on Benin-Ore Expressway

Eniola Awokoya As all roads lead to Edo state for the gubernatorial election holding across the state on Saturday Sept. 19, many motorists are lamenting about the amount of roadblocks on the Benin- Ore Expressway. It is alarming that at almost every one or two kilometers there is a roadblock […]

#EdoDecides2020: Fourteen Candidates Drag Seat With Governor Obaseki-See Full List

Eniola Awokoya As the people of Edo state head to the polls in another election that will not only entrench democracy in the state but also decide the political leader of the state for the next four years, the world and posterity watches with keen interest. Instant News Naija exclusively […]

Top Politicians Honour Governor el-Rufai on 60th Birthday Celebration-Photostory


Photos by King Solomon Ekhaiyeme The city of Kaduna came alive over the weekend as the movers and shakers of Nigeria’s political terrain including the Creme-de-la-creme of society turned up to celebrate the 60th birthday ceremony of the state governor Rt.-Hon. Nasir el-Rufai. The high octane event was attended by […]

APC Says Goodluck Jonathan Pleased With Lyon’s Emergence In Bayelsa State


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that former President Goodluck Jonathan is pleased with its candidate, David Lyon’s emergence as the Governor of Bayelsa State in the just concluded Governorship election.   Chairman of APC Governors Forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu who was spotted earlier with the […]

FG To Arraign Omoyele Sowore At Federal High Court Abuja


Omoyele Sowore, the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, will reportedly be arraigned in court tomorrow Tuesday September 24th. Activist, Deji Adeyanju, made this known on Twitter this evening.  According to Deji, Sowore wil be arraigned at the Federal High Court Abuja. Recall that the Federal government last Friday September 20th, […]

Professor Yemi Osibajo…Setting The Records Straight


Hysteria is in the DNA of many Nigerians, especially those who are, for parochial or partisan reasons, decidedly and desperately against the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Since the president announced the dissolution of the Economic Management Team headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and replaced it with an […]

INEC To Disqualify Some Kogi/Bayelsa Guber Candidates Over Age


Some governorship and deputy-governorship candidates in the November 16 elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States might get disqualified by the Independent and National Electoral commission (INEC) over their age.  It is expected that the personal particulars of candidates nominated by political parties for the elections would be published on Friday (today) […]

Guild Concludes Bayelsa Governance Investigation Tour


The Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists (NGIJ) on Friday, concluded Governance Assessment Investigations on the administration of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State. NGIJ in a statement issued in Yenagoa on Friday by its President, Wale Abydeen, said the guild embarked on the tour to carry out the watchdog […]

Victory For Gov. Fintiri As Court Dismisses APP Suit


The Adamawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola, has dismissed a petition seeking to nullify the election of the state governor, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri. The Action Peoples Party (APP) and its Governorship Candidate in the last general election, Bitrus Meda, had taken Funtiri, his deputy Crowther Seth, […]