Ondo poll: PDP heads to Supreme Court as Appeal throws out Jegede's suit

The petition filed by the candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, against the victory of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu was thrown out on Wednesday by the Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Ondo State.   The latter then was the flag-bearer of APC in the...... read more

BREAKING: Again, Akeredolu floors Jegede, wins at Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal in Akure has dismissed the petition filed by Mr Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 2020 governorship election of Ondo State against the election of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC). Reading the lead...... read more

BREAKING: INEC creates 56,872 additional polling units, announces date for Ekiti guber election

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it has successfully cracked the hard nut of converting 56,872 voting points to polling units.    With the exercise, the commission stated that the country has now 176,846 full-fledged polling units nationwide.    This is a departure from the precise figure of 119,974 polling units...... read more

APGA: Disqualified aspirants kick *Reverse this injustice - Nwampo *Remain calm - Umeoji

Akachukwu Sullivan Nwankpo, one of the frontline governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State, who was recently disqualified alongside four others by the party’s adhoc Governorship screening panel is currently putting up a fight to reverse the decision. Nwampo, former Special Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan,...... read more

BREAKING: INEC announces date for Osun guber election

The 2022 governorship election in the State of Osun will take place on July 16, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed.  This is contained in a statement by INEC, through its secretary, Rose Oriarian-Anthony. The timetable dated June 10, 2021, outlined the schedule of activities in the build up to the election starting from...... read more

BREAKING: Fresh crisis hits APGA, Oye, others sacked

A factional Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Victor Oye has been sacked This was announced by the National Executive Committee (NEC) on Tuesday in Abuja. In Oye's position, Chief Jude Okeke, was appointed acting National Chairman. National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Ikechukwu Chinyere, who revealed this said six other members...... read more

Secondus, PDP govs in Cross River, issue Ayade quit notice

The national chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Seconds and some governors on the platform of the party have vowed to take back Cross River state from the All Progressives Congress (APC).   Secondus, who stated this in Calabar, Monday, said the visit to the state was to commission...... read more

BREAKING: Police 'fires' at June 12 protesters in Abuja

June 12 protesters around Gudu area of the Federal Capital Territory have been bombarded by the Police with teargas and canisters. Already, the protesters who chanted "Buhari must go", "Say no to injustice", Whirlwindnews.com.ng observed have dispersed to nearby safe areas immediately security operatives started shooting. Details coming...... read more

BREAKING: APC slams suspension on caretaker chairman in Plateau

The caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Plateau state, Mr. Lateb Dabang, has been suspended indefinitely.   An insider within the party told Whirlwindnews.com.ng that the suspension came after Thursday's emergency meeting of the party eas concluded.   According to the source, the State Governor Simon Lalong, APC's 17 Local...... read more

I wasn’t referring to Tinubu when I said you can’t control APC from Lagos - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has clarified his statement that no one would be allowed to sit in Lagos and control who becomes what in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying the comment did not refer to former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, as erroneously being interpreted, Rather, the...... read more

BREAKING: Monday June 12 is public holiday, FG declares

The federal government has declared Monday, June 14, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on this occasion and urged all citizens to support the present administration in its efforts at ensuring a United and...... read more

BREAKING: Senate ignores public outcries, begins screening of Buhari's aide, Onochie

The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday forwarded the name of Lauretta Onochie, an aide to President  Muhammadu Buhari and five others as Federal Commissioners to the Senator Kabiru Gaya-led Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). At plenary, Lawan gave the committee two weeks to carry...... read more

BREAKING: Bauchi governor sacks Commissioners, others, dissolves state executive council

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has sacked up to 21 Commissioners in a major cabinet reshuffle move. The governor also sacked Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Sabiu Baba and the Chief of Staff (CoS) Government House, Dr. Ladan Salihu. The termination of appointment was contained in a statement...... read more

Senate makes adjustments, passes NIPOST Bill

The Senate has passed the Nigerian Postal Service (Repeal and Reenactment) Bill, 2021, which seeks to unbundle the agency to ensure efficiency in service delivery.  Also passed during plenary on Tuesday was a bill to enact the Medical and Dental Practitioners Bill to establish the Medical and Dental Professions in Nigeria. ...... read more

BREAKING: Chaos as PDP Reps stage walkout over Twitter ban, Lai Mohammed summoned

House of Representatives members elected in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday staged a walkout while the plenary was on in protest over ban of Twitter by the Federal Government. PDP Caucus leader, Rep Kingsley Chinda, who briefed newsmen alongside 19 PDP members said, “We walked out of plenary because because...... read more

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