2019: Mimiko emerges ZLP presidential candidate

The Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) on Sunday elected former governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, as its presidential candidate for the 2019 election.Mimiko was elected as a consensus candidate by members of the party in Abuja at its national convention.The former governor said that he would levearage on the …

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David Mark’s daughter loses PDP reps ticket to uncle

Blessing Onuh, daughter of immediate past Senate President, David Mark has lost the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to her uncle, Egli Johnson Ahubi for Otukpo/Ohimini federal constituency. Mrs. Onuh failed to secure a single vote in the rescheduled primaries of the PDP held at the Aper Aku …

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Thierry Henry set to land managerial job in England

Former Arsenal striker, Thierry Henry, is expected to be named the new manager of Aston Villa this week. Villa, who play in the Championship, could be set to bring back John Terry too in a new-look dream team as Henry’s assistant, the UK Mirror reports. Henry is in final discussions …

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Liverpool vs Man City: What Mahrez did for me – Van Dijk

Liverpool defender, Virgil Van Dijk has admitted he made a terrible decision when he fouled Manchester City’s Leroy Sane in the dying minutes of their Premier League match on Sunday. The defender, however, said was he was relieved when City forward, Riyad Mahrez missed the spot kick. City were gifted …

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SDP presidential primary: Voting begins in Abuja

Delegates at the Social Democratic Party (SDP) national convention have commenced voting to elect the party’s presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections. Voting commenced at 7:30pm on Saturday at the Old Parade Ground, Area 10, Abuja. NAN reports that the party’s five presidential aspirants are: former Governor of Cross …

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Presidential primary: PDP reveals kind of candidate Nigerians want

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Saturday stated that Nigerians want a presidential candidate who will turn their situation around. Spokesperson of PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan said this on Saturday during the party’s presidential primary taking place in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Ologbondiyan said Nigerians have outgrown the current administration of …

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Former APC chairman wins Reps ticket in Rivers

Mr Davies Ikanya, candidate for the Andoni/Opobo-Nkoro federal constituency of Rivers State, has promised to ensure passage of robust laws that will attract development to the constituency if given the mandate in 2019.Ikanya gave this assurance to the people of the constituency in his acceptance speech after he was returned …

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Violence mars APC House of Reps primaries in Ondo

The Ondo State All Progressives Congress, APC, House of Representatives’ primaries for the Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency was on Friday marred by violence. It was gathered that during the primaries, several members of the party were reportedly injured when suspected political thugs were said to have used dangerous weapons to chase …

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2019 presidency: Igbo youth reveal who they’ll vote for

The National Executive Committee of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths (Worldwide) led by Mr Kingsley Dozie has said they would only vote for candidates who would restructure and introduce policies that would improve the lives of Nigerians. Its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Osmond Nkeoma, Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Dr Okey Nwachukwu and …

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