Atiku, Obi, Saraki, Lamido begin 2027 coalition talks

Key opposition figures yesterday began coalition talks ahead of 2027 polls, barely one year into the Administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Former Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi held meetings with his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. He also met with two PDP chieftains, former Senate President Bukola […]

The purpose of Cybersecurity levy 

The Presidency yesterday said the cybersecurity levy was introduced to tackle cybercrimes and terrorism. It said the nation lost over N273billion (approximately $762million) to cybercrime alone in 2022. It also claimed that the same levy is in place in Ghana and Rwanda. Opposition to the policy grew yesterday, with the Trade Union Congress (TUC), ex-Labour […]

Labour Party: Otti, Obi leadership tussle deepens crisis

A leadership tussle between Abia State Governor Alex Otti and former Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi is fueling the protracted crisis in the party, it was learnt yesterday. Otti is the only governor elected on the ticket of the LP. Although there is no personal feud between the two chieftains, their followers are […]

Christmas: This season epitomizes love, peace, joy for all mankind – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the last election, Peter Obi, has urged Christians to embrace love, peace and joy during Christmas. Obi, who posted on his X (formerly Twitter) handle on Monday, also emphasized for leaders to reach out to the less privileged. While lamenting the economic hardship confronting Nigerians, urged […]

Obi receives hard knocks from Presidency, APC for castigating Supreme Court

Former Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi yesterday received hard knocks from the Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for castigating the Supreme Court over its historic judgment on the presidential litigation. They advised the former Anambra State governor to embrace a better vocation instead of indulging in illusions and denigrating the judiciary […]

Tinubu, Atiku, Obi absent as Supreme Court delivers final judgement

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his Labour Party (LP) counterpart, Peter Obi, are absent from the Supreme Court in Abuja. The Supreme Court is expected to deliver judgement today on their appeals against the tribunal’s judgement affirming President Bola Tinubu’s victory at the February 25, 2023, presidential election. […]

2023 Election: Obi won presidential election – ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal

Obi said our beloved country Nigeria is today, regrettably, known as ‘the poverty capital' of the World

A former Secretary to the Federal Government, Babachir Lawal, said that the candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, won the February 25 presidential election, and not Bola Tinubu. The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared Tinubu as the winner of the election. Also, the presidential election petition tribunal affirmed Tinubu’s election. However, Babachir Lawal […]

Supreme Court: Obi’s appeal lacking in merit, substance – Tinubu 

President Bola Tinubu has said the appeal by the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, is lacking in merit, substance and good faith. Tinubu who said Obi’s appeal which was based on allegations dismissed at the election petition tribunal, argued that the presidential election was peacefully conducted all over the country, and the […]

Atiku, Obi protest as BBC fact-checkers clear Tinubu of certificate forgery

The camps of the Peoples Democratic Party standard bearer, Atiku Abubakar and the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, have protested the BBC report that there is no evidence to back the diploma forgery allegation against President Bola Tinubu. BBC’s Global Disinformation Team had in a fact-checking report published on Wednesday said there was no […]