PDP, APC trade blames as INEC postpones elections
The People’s Democratic Party(PDP) and All Progressives Congress(APC) have blamed each other for the late postponement of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) In a statement released early on Saturday morning, INEC announced that the Presidential, and National Assembly elections will take place on February 23 while the... Read more
Meet Grace Atukpa, blind first class graduate campaigning for Atiku
Grace Atukpa might be visually impaired, but for her, it would take much more than just being blind to keep her away from vigorously exercising her political persuasions and helping her candidate of choice in the upcoming Presidential elections. Formerly an Administrative intern with the National Agency for the... Read more
Saraki commends Davido
Senate president and the Co-ordinator of Abubakar Atiku’s presidential campaign, Bukola Saraki has commended popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, known as Davido. Saraki said on Twitter yesterday that he was impressed with the work Davido has been doing with his ‘Defend You Vote’ concerts across the country. Davido,whose uncle,... Read more
Ballard Partners denies sending letter to Saraki
Ballard Partners, a top United States Public Relations and lobbyist firm has denied working for the opposition PDP ahead of the 2019 presidential election. It also denied sending the letter to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, which allegedly notified the opposition party of the survey’s results. The firm in a... Read more
It is unthinkable for me to leave APC: Tinubu reacts to rumours of dissent
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu has said it is unthinkable for him to leave the APC. This is after rumours started circulating that he might be entertaining thoughts of dissent following the disastrous outing of the party in Ogun State. Tinubu also said the recent... Read more
Exclusive: How Atiku can win the presidential election
As the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria approaches, the major players are gearing up for a thrilling contest. Today’s Echo estimates that about 51 candidates will participate in this election. However, the two major candidates are Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the... Read more
PDP suspends Abuja mega rally over venue issues
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended its Presidential Mega Rally, earlier scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 in Abuja. In a statement issued by the Director, Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan on Saturday in Abuja, PDP said the decision followed the refusal to grant... Read more
Bauchi Bye-election: PDP wins Dogara’s local govt
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State in Saturday’s senatorial bye-election. Bogoro is the local government of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. Bogoro is one of the seven local government areas where the Bauchi South senatorial bye-election was held. In... Read more
Oshiomhole to Saraki: Your time is over, APC senators will sack you
National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, said Senator Bukola Saraki’s era as Senate President is over as he must be impeached by majority senators from the All Progressives Congress, in accordance with the constitution. The Senate is due to reconvene next Tuesday, with APC laying... Read more
NASS failed coup is a show of shame by Buhari- CUPP reacts
….Welcomes the sack of DG SSS Lawal Daura. The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP has condemned the invasion of the National Assembly which happened earlier today, describing it as a show of shame by President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently in London. A press statement titled “A COUP AGAINST THE... Read more