APC chides Secondus over “political language”

OrderPaperToday- The All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, to “temper his political language and conduct” following what it described as “irresponsible and baseless utterances” by the PDP Chairman. APC’s admonition was contained in a statement released today in reaction to claims by Secondus…

INEC goofed over inconclusive Osun election – CNPP

OrderPaperToday – The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has criticised the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State inconclusive, describing the action as “a rape of basic democratic process and rule of law”. In a statement signed by its Secretary General, Willy Ezugwu, the…

PDP heads to court over Osun inconclusive polls

OrderPaperToday – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that it will approach the court to quash “the illegal” declaration of Osun gubernatorial election inconclusive. The party restated that it’s candidate, Sen Ademola Adeleke, already fulfilled all the conditions of the law to be declared winner of the September 22nd election. The party made this known…

Saraki parleys Omisore on Osun gubernatorial re-run 

OrderPaperToday – Chairman, People’s Democratic Party’s presidential council on Osun state gubernatorial election and President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has met with the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Iyiola Omisore in the lead up to the re-run billed for Thursday. The meeting is believed to consolidate the chances of PDP in the rerun….

APC expels Reps deputy majority whip

OrderPaperToday – The Deputy Majority Whip of the House of Representatives, Pally Iriase has been expelled from the ruling All Progress Congress (APC). The expulsion of the lawmaker representing Owan West, followed the ratification by Local government executive committee of an expulsion order issued at the ward level. According to the expulsion letter signed by Zuberu…

APC, PDP tangle over Osun inconclusive polls

OrderPaperToday – The two lead political parties in the Osun state gubernatorial elections are up in arms over the declaration of the polls inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC announced a rerun of the election due to the close margin between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and…

#OsunDecides: Saraki wants INEC sued over cancelled votes

OrderPaperToday – Senate President, Bukola Saraki has faulted the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the just concluded gubernatorial election results of Osun state were “inconclusive”. Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won majority votes of about 254,698 votes while All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Gboyega Oyetola came second with 254,345, leaving…

Kwankwaso: I have the numbers to emerge president 

OrderPaperToday – Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso has stated that he has enough capacity to emerge as the President in 2019. He cited numbers and huge followership as factors that would enable him defeat the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari. He made this known on Friday, during an interview on Channels Television monitored by OrderPaperNg. He said, “PDP is a better…

APC inaugurates screening committee for NASS aspirants

OrderPaperToday – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up legislative screening and appeals committees for its 386 and 1587 aspirants for the Senate and House of Representatives respectively. The high-level Committees were inaugurated by APC’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole on Thursday. The regional screening committee chairmen for the Senate include: Senator Ahmed Yerima (North…