• INEC releases new list of registered political parties

    INEC releases new list of registered political parties

    The number of registered political parties in Nigeria has risen to 40, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

    The commission said in its official website that 10 new political parties were recently registered, thereby increasing the number of the parties from existing 30.

    The parties, according to INEC, are Better Nigeria Progressive Party (BNPP), Democratic Alternative (DA), Masses Movement of Nigeria (MMN), National Action Council (NAC) and National Democratic Liberty Party (NDLP). Others are Nigeria Elements Progressive Party (NEPP), National […]

  • Two formidable parties to emerge in 2017 – Obasanjo

    Two formidable parties to emerge in 2017 – Obasanjo

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has predicted the alignment and realignment of politicians before the end of 2017 to pave way for the establishment of two strong political parties in the country.

    He observed that the present two leading parties – All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – are not vibrant enough to perform the role of ruling and opposition parties respectively.

    The ex- President spoke while hosting the delegation of Ondo state Chapter of the Accord Party led by […]

  • Nigeria lacks strong parties in government, opposition‎ – Obasanjo

    Nigeria lacks strong parties in government, opposition‎ – Obasanjo

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday declared that Nigeria needed strong political parties both in government and opposition for the country’s democracy to survive.

    Obasanjo said, as at today, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot claim to be strong in government and opposition respectively.

    He spoke shortly after the factional National Chairman of PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, visited him at his Presidential Hilltop Estate residence in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

    Sheriff, who arrived the ex-president’s […]

  • Paul Pogba parties with Drake in New York as he prepares for Man U move (photos)

    Paul Pogba parties with Drake in New York as he prepares for Man U move (photos)

    Rapper, Drake and Juventus/French player Paul Pogba were pictured partying in New York in the early hours of Saturday morning as the footballer prepares for a record breaking £100m move to Manchester United. Drake uploaded a photo of himself holding a Pogba Jersey and captioned it ‘When Paul Pogba comes to see you that’s a ,” while Pogba captioned his ‘Very nice meeting you bro’

     

    Rapper, Drake and Juventus/French player Paul Pogba were pictured partying in New York in the early hours of […]

  • Coalition lauds EFCC on good governance in political parties

    Coalition lauds EFCC on good governance in political parties

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been commended for its pioneering enforcement efforts aimed at institutionalising good governance practices in the management of political parties in the country.

    The Anti Graft agency was commended at a One-Day Roundtable on Political Parties As Public Institutions: Need For Good Governance Practice, organised by the Peoples Democratic Institute (PDI) and Coalition for Democracy and Credible Election (CODECE) in Abuja, yesterday.

    Speaking at the occasion, the director general of PDI, Dr. Lanre Adebayo, emphasised […]

  • Court orders parties in Kogi House of Assembly crisis to stay away from sitting

    Court orders parties in Kogi House of Assembly crisis to stay away from sitting

    The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered parties involved in the Kogi State House of Assembly suit to stay away from sitting pending the determination of an application challenging the recent judgment.

    Justice Nnamdi Dimgba gave the order yesterday to enable the respondents file their response to the application.

    Justice Dimgba had in a judgment delivered on May 19, reinstated the impeached Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Momoh Jimoh Lawal, his deputy, Aliyu Akuh and seven other principal officers […]

  • Kendall Jenner stuns as she parties in Cannes … see photos

    Kendall Jenner stuns as she parties in Cannes … see photos

    Reality beauty Kendall Jenner stole the show in Cannes on Thursday night. The model wore her most daring design to date on the second night of the 69th annual Film Festival as she was joined by momager Kris.

    Towering natural beauty Kendall, 20, had plenty of skin on show in the show-stopping plunging lace dress which featured a black under dress and a silk print