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What next after TIC extension?

What next after TIC extension?

After wide spread speculation that the Transition Implementation Committee (TIC) chairmen will serve out six months in line with the disposition of the ruling government, the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration last month extended their tenure in a move that has upped the debate of legality of the action from the opposition parties in […]

No LG polls until economy improves – Kwara APC

No LG polls until economy improves – Kwara APC

…okays ambassadorial appointees By Kayode Adeoti  The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has said the local government polls will not hold in the state until the economic status of the state improves. This is coming on the heels of calls from some quarters for the release of timetable for the […]

 2019: APC remains best options for Nigerians – Bolaji Abdullahi

 2019: APC remains best options for Nigerians – Bolaji Abdullahi

Despite the economic hardship faced by Nigerians, the national Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has noted that the present administration under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari remains the best option for Nigeria. Abdullahi expressed these views in Ilorin, the state capital while fielding questions on a special edition […]

PDP Crisis deepens as Sheriff, Makarfi engage in fresh war

PDP Crisis deepens as Sheriff, Makarfi engage in fresh war

There seems to be no end in sight to the crisis brewing in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the National Chairman of the party Ali Modu Sheriff and the caretaker chairman, Ahmed Makarfi, engaged in a war of words again. This is coming few days after they reached an understanding to bury their differences. […]

2019: No directive on PVC distribution yet – Kwara INEC

2019: No directive on PVC distribution yet – Kwara INEC

By Daniel Ayantoye Following directive from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to distribute the unclaimed 7.8m permanent voter’s cards nationwide to their respective owners, the Kwara State chapter of the Commission has said it is yet to receive such order from the national headquarters. In a telephone chat yesterday with National Pilot, the Kwara […]

 Another APC exco washes hands off Ndakene’s rejection

 Another APC exco washes hands off Ndakene’s rejection

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Shonga Ward 1 in Edu local government area of Kwara State has dissociated itself from the purported rejection of the defection of Alhaji Abubakar Ndakene into the party. This was contained in a statement signed by the leadership of the party in the ward, and made available to Pilot Politics. […]

I’m being pressured to join APC – Fayose

I’m being pressured to join APC – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday said there was pressure on him to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) but said he would not yield, even if he had to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Fayose, who spoke at a gathering in Ado-Ekiti, said the practice of “use and dump” adopted […]

2019: We’ll not disappoint Kwarans on guber candidate – Labour Party

2019: We’ll not disappoint Kwarans on guber candidate – Labour Party

…says A’Court judgment on Amao welcome development The Kwara State Chapter of Labour Party (LP) has said the party will not disappoint Kwarans in picking its candidate for the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state even as it described the Appeal Court’s victory sacking Alhaji Abdulhakeem Adelaja Amao as an important development in the affairs […]

2019: Saraki, Tinubu, Atiku, others hold the ace

2019: Saraki, Tinubu, Atiku, others hold the ace

By Mumini Abdulkareem With the release of the time-table for the 2019 election by INEC, the race for the nation’s highest political office has begun. For President Muhammadu Buhari, the 2019 presidential election may not be a walkover if he chooses to run. About a dozen politicians are already showing signs that they are interested […]

No big deal about party chieftain’s defection – Oyedepo

No big deal about party chieftain’s defection – Oyedepo

By Kayode Adeoti The embattled chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State chapter, has said that there is no big deal about the defection of some of the party chieftains to the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC) Speaking with Pilot Politics last night, he said the defection of some of the party members is […]