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Former Nigeria Envoy to Canada, Ambassador Dare Bejide, has vowed to return both governance and control of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP) in Ekiti State to the people of the state, if elected as governor. Bejide, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the party for 2018 governorship polls in the state said the PDP in Ekiti presently has been allegedly hijacked...

Speaking in Berlin, the EU Exit Secretary insisted the Government had gone far enough in offering to settle the multi-billion divorce bill and was now waiting for a response from Brussels. The Tory Cabinet minister said: “I want them to compromise. Surprise, surprise, nothing comes for nothing in this world.” His remarks were directed at German Chancellor...

The Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), has announced the results of the Local Government rerun held in Eke and Obioma wards in Udi Local Government Area on Thursday. The ENSIEC chairman, Dr. Mike Ajogwu, SAN, declared the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Ezeako Lawrence and Mr. Chijioke Ikechukwu as winners. Briefing journalists...

In a clear signal that Brussels is holding out for more cash, the top Eurocrat told the Prime Minister “much more progress” was needed by the beginning of next month for trade discussions to begin. The pair met on the side lines of a European summit on social policy in Gothenburg, Sweden. Mr Tusk said after meeting Mrs May: “We will be ready to...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it is prepared and ready for the Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State. According to the main opposition Party, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies deployed for the election should be neutral in the conduct of the election. In a statement issued on Friday...

The EU Council boss gave an upbeat assessment of negotiations on the crunch issue of citizens’ rights, but said money and Ireland still remain crucial sticking points for the club. He said that an agreement must be struck at the start of December “at the latest” or he will not have time to make the recommendation to member states that they vote to...

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Friday reacted to a statement credited to the All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Bola Tinubu, saying ex-President Goodluck Jonathan won gold in corruption. Faulting Tinubu’s remark, Fani-Kayode said if Jonathan’s administration won gold, then President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has won ‘platinum.’ The...

Mr Carney, an integral part of then-chancellor George Osborne’s attempts last year to frighten people off voting Brexit, said the public must understand the Bank was ready to take action to curb inflation. It would also support the wider financial system to make sure banks and building societies “can withstand whatever shock might come with whatever type of...

Former aide to the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe has reacted to the mass movement of Igbo political leaders from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. According to the former Presidential aide, all the noted leaders in the South East have dumped the main opposition party, adding that they were...

German officials predict Mr Davis, 68, will agree to the EU’s terms and conditions with Brexit talks appearing to stall before moving on to the future relationship between the UK and EU as well as a trade deal. The Conservative minister is due to give a keynote speech to Germany’s largest trade body the Federation of German Industries (BDI) later today. The...

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, on Thursday urged teachers in Anambra State to vote against the All Progressives Congress, APC, during Saturday’s governorship election. Fayose said teachers should run away if they heard the word APC. He said this in Onitsha, Anambra State during the grand finale of the governorship rally, monitored by DAILY POST. The governor...

REUTERS•EPA Mr Davis urged Angela Merkel’s government to help end the posturing and deadlock in the Brexit talks In a strongly-worded speech in Berlin, the EU Exit Secretary urged Angela Merkel‘s government to help end the posturing and deadlock in the Brexit negotiations. He raised concerns that the slow progress in the talks over the UK’s...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the closing date for the purchase and submission of nomination forms for elective offices at its forthcoming national convention. This was announced on Thursday in a statement issued by the Party’s National Publicity Secretary, Dayo Adeyeye. According to him, the PDP leadership at its meeting today observed that there...

A group of German business leaders are due to issue a demand to the EU and Angela Merkel’s Government that they ask Britain to stay as members but allow it to opt out of free movement and have complete control over its borders. Last night Brexit supporters insisted that the plan must be resisted and that offering immigration control is not good enough when Britain...

A Group under the aixgs of All Progressives Youth Vanguard in Ebonyi State yesterday accused the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu and the APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun of allegedly being responsible for the continuous leadership crisis in the state chapter of the party. The group made this known through the National Leader,...

The whopping sum money would come on top of the £18 billion the Prime Minister already promised to pay Brussels to secure a transitional deal in her Florence speech in September. And the offer would allegedly be made ahead of a crunch Brussels summit in December, when leaders of the remaining 27 EU states will decide whether the UK can move on to the second phase...

The South-East Revival Group has called on all eligible voters in Anambra to come out en masse to exercise their civil rights in the Saturday’s governorship election to avoid a declaration of state of emergency in the state. In a statement yesterday by its National Coordinator, Willy Ezugwu, the pan-south east pressure group warned the people against what he described...

The German Chancellor is said to be worried the Prime Minister will emerge dramatically weakened by Brussels’ sky-high demands which could lead to a hard Brexit. EU chiefs are demanding Britain hands over a huge divorce bill payment plus guarantees on EU citizens’ rights and the Irish border before agreeing to discuss future trade. It leaves Mrs May under huge...

Oseloka Obaze, flagbearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Anambra governorship election slated for November 18, has restated his total commitment to peaceful elections. He appealed to the people against acts of violence, saying that the forthcoming election is not a do-or-die affair. Speaking at the headquarters of his campaign organisation in Awka,...

It has been reported a total of 15 rebels are plotting to block measures which would commit Britain to leaving the EU at 11pm on 29 March 2019, bringing the date into law. And half of these rebels serve as MPs for constituencies which voted Leave during the historic referendum in June last year, according to a comprehensive analysis of the Brexit vote. The ‘mutineers’...

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Deputy ​Chairman (South) and governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Engr. Segun Oni, has explained why he recently rejected a N52 million Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) gift from Governor Ayo Fayose. Speaking through the Director-General of his Campaign Organisation (SOCO), Dr. Ife Arowosoge, ​Oni said his rejection of Fayose’s...

The lies and false promises of the EU dream are brought crashing down, replaced by a quiet confidence in the collective strength and fortitude of the British people. All the more surprising then that this barnstorming speech was made by a LABOUR MP more than 40 years ago. Peter Shore was addressing the Oxford Union just prior to the 1975 European referendum. But...

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its preparedness ahead of Saturday November 18, 2017, governorship election in Anambra State. The umbrella body of all registered political parties in the country, however, warned all stakeholders in the election against manipulation of the process...

It had been hoped that EU leaders would agree next month that enough progress has been made in the divorce talks to move on to post-Brexit trade relations, but recent comments by Bulgarian PM Bojko Borissov and his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni suggest the UK Government may have to wait. Speaking in Rome after a meeting, Mr Borissov said: “Regarding Brexit,...

The Anambra chapter of Labour Party, on Wednesday announced the immediate suspension of its chairman, Mr. Uche Ugwuoji. Ugwoji was accused of engaging in anti-party activities. The party also axed seven other members for allegedly, “collaborating’’ to endorse the candidature of Governor Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the November 18...