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Tinubu, Osinbajo may clash over 2023 presidency

Tinubu, Osinbajo may clash over 2023 presidency The ambition of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 may clash with the aspiration of his protégé, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who is also nursing the same ambition. While it is still believed that Tinubu’s presidential ambition...... more

Obiano ‘plotting to install Chief of Staff as APGA National Chairman’

Obiano ‘plotting to install Chief of Staff as APGA National Chairman’ With less than two weeks to the national convention of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), reports have it that the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, is allegedly shifting base to sponsor his cousin and Chief of Staff, Mr. Primus Odili, for the post of the National Chairman. Information gathered by...... more

Okorocha cries out: They are after me again!

Okorocha cries out: They are after me again! Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has claimed that the people responsible for non-issuance of his Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are same ones after him, using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The governor who disclosed this in a press statement by his Chief Press...... more

Theresa May offers vote on second referendum if lawmakers back ‘new Brexit deal’

Theresa May offers vote on second referendum if lawmakers back ‘new Brexit deal’ UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced yet another attempt to get her serially rejected Brexit plan through Parliament -- and this time she dangled the prospect of a second referendum to get it across the line. May used a speech in London to outline what she claimed was a "new...... more

Court strikes out suit seeking to stop Ihedioha’s inauguration as Imo Governor

Court strikes out suit seeking to stop Ihedioha’s inauguration as Imo Governor Justice P. A Rimgim of the Federal High court, sitting in Owerri, on Tuesday, struck out a suit seeking to stop the May 29 inauguration of the Imo state governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha. Rimgim, said that the plaintiff, the Governorship candidate of Democratic Alliance (DA) in the 2019 general election in Imo...... more

Tinubu hits PDP hard from Saudi Arabia

Tinubu hits PDP hard from Saudi Arabia President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, on Monday met in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.  Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said both men met at the breaking of fast dinner (Iftar). Also at the dinner meeting were...... more

‘Evil shall no longer have a voice in Nigeria; I am your nightmare’ — Buhari’s aide, Onochie, replies Atiku

‘Evil shall no longer have a voice in Nigeria; I am your nightmare’ — Buhari’s aide, Onochie, replies Atiku Angered with the demands and statement released yesterday by the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Social Media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, Monday, boldly replied Atiku, noting that “evil shall no longer have a voice nor say in Nigeria.”  Disclosing this in...... more

Governors Forum chairmanship: PDP governors reject el-Rufai

Governors Forum chairmanship: PDP governors reject el-Rufai Ahead of the election of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) chairman, there are indications that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors prefer their Ekiti State colleague, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai. The seventh NGF poll will hold on Wednesday in Abuja. El-Rufai may back out of the contest...... more

May 29: Ex-presidential aspirants, others threaten to boycott Buhari’s inauguration

May 29: Ex-presidential aspirants, others threaten to boycott Buhari’s inauguration A major crisis is lurking around the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC , ahead of May 29, as groups known as Forum of Core APC and Ex-Presidential Aspirants under the party have threatened to boycott the swearing-in ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari, while citing alleged exclusion and abandonment by party. The...... more

Ekiti APC Stakeholders: Another Perspective, By Segun Dipe

Ekiti APC Stakeholders: Another Perspective, By Segun Dipe When we talk about power politics, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, now national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is not a starter. He knows one or two things about it, having fought several battles for and against power. One of the refrains he often borrows...... more

We have credible evidence of sabotage against opposition — FG

We have credible evidence of sabotage against opposition — FG The Federal Government says it has “credible evidence” to back up its outcry that the opposition is planning to “sabotage President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration, generally overheat the polity and make the country ungovernable.” The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this on Saturday at the 2019 edition of...... more

What argument would South-East advance to deserve 2023 president? — Amaechi

What argument would South-East advance to deserve 2023 president? — Amaechi Rotimi Amaechi, Nigeria’s Honourable Minister for Transportation, has said that the people of South-East should not demand the Presidency in 2023, saying: ‘For people like us in the APC, if the Igbo had come and voted Buhari, they would boldly tell Mr. President and the National Chairman of the party that...... more

How God used Lai Mohammed to deliver Kwara from retrogression — Chief Imam

How God used Lai Mohammed to deliver Kwara from retrogression — Chief Imam The Chief Imam of Olorunsogo Central Mosque in Ilorin, Alhaji Solihu Orire, on Saturday, said the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last general elections in Kwara State was an indication of a divine call to deliver the state from retrogression. Orire said this during 2019 Lai Mohammed...... more

House of Reps Speaker: South-East group backs Gbajabiamila over Nwajiuba

House of Reps Speaker: South-East group backs Gbajabiamila over Nwajiuba A group, South-East Consultative Initiative (SECI), has backed the candidature of Femi Gbajabiamila for the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives. It said the current Leader of the House, has all it takes to oversee a viable and responsive House of Representatives required to take the country to the...... more

South African President Ramaphosa appoints anti-corruption boss

South African President Ramaphosa appoints anti-corruption boss South African President Cyril Ramaphosa followed up his election pledge to tackle corruption by appointing a veteran lawyer to lead a newly formed anti-graft unit, his office said on Friday. Ramaphosa has promised to root out corruption, cited by ratings agencies and investors as a major obstacle to economic reforms needed...... more

NASS leadership: Tinubu moves base to Abuja

NASS leadership: Tinubu moves base to Abuja PERHAPS in a bid to avoid a repeat of the 2015 last-minute disappointment, National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has reportedly relocated to Abuja to personally monitor shifting political developments regarding the election of the next leadership of the National Assembly, Saturday Tribune has learnt....... more

Osun election: Senator Adeleke files Notice Of Appeal at Supreme Court

Osun election: Senator Adeleke files Notice Of Appeal at Supreme Court Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 2018 Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has filed a notice of appeal at the Supreme Court against the decisions of the Court of Appeal. Senator Adeleke is praying the apex court to set aside the ruling of the appeal...... more

Why Bulkachuwa must quit Presidential Election Petition tribunal—Atiku, PDP

Why Bulkachuwa must quit Presidential Election Petition tribunal—Atiku, PDP The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar and his party the PDP has asked the Presidential Election Panel to replace tribunal Chairman, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, with another Justice of the Court of Appeal over likelihood of bias. The request was contained in...... more

Ijaw Elders launch peace initiative ahead of Bayelsa 2019 guberpoll

Ijaw Elders launch peace initiative ahead of Bayelsa 2019 guberpoll The Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) has warned politicians against electoral violence. In a statement yesterday signed by its secretary, EfiyeBribena, the group expressed concern over threats of violence and looming lawlessness in the state, noting that as part of efforts to forestall any untoward development, the IEF, in conjunction with Ijaw...... more

We will continue to recognise Sowore as AAC National Chairman — INEC

We will continue to recognise Sowore as AAC National Chairman — INEC  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will continue to recognizeOmoyeleSowore as the authentic National Chairman of the African Action Congress (AAC). INEC made this clarification in a letter by its Secretary, Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, dated May 14. The electoral umpire sent out its communique in reply to a...... more

Stop parading yourself as ACC National Chairman, court tells Sowore

Stop parading yourself as ACC National Chairman, court tells Sowore Justice IyangEkwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has restrained the suspended national chairman of the African Action Congress, AAC, and the presidential candidate of the party in the last presidential election, MrOmoyeleSowore, to stop parading himself as the national chairman of the party. The court also ordered the...... more

PDP accuses APC of tampering with INEC materials

PDP accuses APC of tampering with INEC materials Charles lwuoha, Enugu As the pre-trial sitting of the Ebonyi State Election Petition Tribunal sitting at the Judicial Headquarters Abakaliki ended on Friday, counsel to the Member Representing Ikwo/Ezza Federal Constituency Barr. Arthur Obi Okafor, accused the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of tampering with the INEC election result...... more

Shifted polls: Bayelsa lauds INEC, says it's a listening agency

Shifted polls: Bayelsa lauds INEC, says it's a listening agency The Bayelsa State Government has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for shifting the governorship election earlier slated for November 2 to November 16, 2019.  The State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson in a statement on Friday said the action of the commission is a welcome development that...... more

Fani-Kayode hails Tinubu’s alleged presidential ambition

Fani-Kayode hails Tinubu’s alleged presidential ambition A chieftain of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Femi Fani-Kayode Friday commended the reported ambition of national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu to run for the office of Nigeria president in 2023.  “I am not in Bola Tinubu’s party but I commend him for having...... more

Saraki, Dogara, Akpabio, others keep their seats: Court ruling

Saraki, Dogara, Akpabio, others keep their seats: Court ruling A civil society organisation, Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has lost its bid to force Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and former minority leader, Godswill Akpabio vacate their seats after switching parties last year. A Federal High Court in Abuja struck out the case today on the grounds...... more

Lalong emerges Chairman of Northern Governors Forum

Lalong emerges Chairman of Northern Governors Forum  Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has emerged chairman of the Northern Governors Forum for another four years.  He was elected by his colleagues during the meeting of the Northern Governors Forum which held in Kaduna on Friday.  At the meeting which is the forum’s first of the year, the governors also...... more

Why APC won’t intervene in Okorocha’s battle with INEC

Why APC won’t intervene in Okorocha’s battle with INEC The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will not intervene on behalf of Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, in his bid to collect his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the senator-elect for Imo-West. In a recent interview, Okorocha had asked the electoral body to issue the...... more

League of Women Voters demands 35 per cent of all elective positions for women

League of Women Voters demands 35 per cent of all elective positions for women The League of Women Voters of Nigeria (NILOWV) has lamented that the gender performance of the 2019 general elections was not good for Nigerian women, noting that the number of women parliamentarians even dropped further. Making the lamentation at the recent 2019 National Convention of the association in Abuja, the Founder...... more

Okowa receives Transition Committee Report, pledges to work harder to the benefits of Deltans

Okowa receives Transition Committee Report, pledges to work harder to the benefits of Deltans  The Delta State Transition Committee has presented its report to the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, who assured the committee that his next tenure will be more fruitful to the people of the state.  Receiving the report of the 20-man committee which was presented in volumes by its...... more

South East Development Commission Bill passes Second Reading in House of Reps

South East Development Commission Bill passes Second Reading in House of Reps The bill seeking to establish the South-East Development Commission passed through second reading on Thursday, in the House of Representatives.  The Bill which was first introduced in the House of Representatives was killed at second reading, before been initiated in the Senate and passed.  The passage through second reading on Thursday...... more

 

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