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Osun Guber: Senator Adeleke’s life under threat, PDP cries out

Osun Guber: Senator Adeleke’s life under threat, PDP cries out The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alerted the nation of an alleged threat to the life of its governorship candidate in the 2018 Osun state election, Senator Ademola Adeleke.  This is even as the party fingered the ruling party for allegedly masterminding a plot to frustrate Adeleke in his bid to...... more

Crisis looms in APGA; Northern Stakeholders demand national chairmanship position

Crisis looms in APGA; Northern Stakeholders demand national chairmanship position Crisis appears imminent in the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) ahead of its forthcoming elective national convention, as a group, the APGA Northern Stakeholders, has demanded that the national chairmanship position be zoned to the North.  In a communique issued at the end of its meeting in Abuja, the northern stakeholders...... more

I never said Buhari would dissolve his cabinet on May 22 — Lai Mohammed

I never said Buhari would dissolve his cabinet on May 22 — Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the fact that the valedictory session of the federal cabinet will be held on May 22, 2019 does not mean that the cabinet will be dissolved on the same day.  Clarifying his earlier statement to State House correspondents after Thursday’s...... more

Presidency: Our victory seen on INEC server genuine, Atiku tells tribunal

Presidency: Our victory seen on INEC server genuine, Atiku tells tribunal  The presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, and the party have told the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja that their victory as shown in the results from the INEC server were not concocted. Atiku and PDP were replying to the spokesman of the APC candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, Festus...... more

Tribunal reserves judgment in Osun governorship election dispute

Tribunal reserves judgment in Osun governorship election dispute The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the election petition filed by the governor of Osun challenging the verdict of the State’s election petition tribunal which nullified his election. After taking arguments from parties in the appeals, Justice Jummai Sankey announced that judgement has been reserved and...... more

Okorocha vs Ihedioha: Who blinks first?

Okorocha vs Ihedioha: Who blinks first? When the legendary Jamaican reggae musician Winston Hubert Mcintosh popularly known as Peter Tosh released his hit song in the 70s titled “Glass House: If you live in a glasshouse; don’t throw stones. And if you can’t take blows brother, don’t throw blows. Harm no man; let no man harm you....... more

Senate postpones passage of 2019 Budget •Passes FCT Health Insurance Bill, confirms appointment of late Abiola’s daughter as NDIC Director

Senate postpones passage of 2019 Budget •Passes FCT Health Insurance Bill, confirms appointment of late Abiola’s daughter as NDIC Director The Nigerian Senate has postponed the passage of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday next week.  The budget was billed for consideration on Wednesday but the lawmakers have resolved to shift the third reading of the bill because details of the estimates are not available.  President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki,...... more

PDP vows to overturn Orji Kalu’s election, asks INEC to retrieve his Certificate of Return

PDP vows to overturn Orji Kalu’s election, asks INEC to retrieve his Certificate of Return People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to upturn the election that produced Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, as the Senator representing Abia North for All Progressives Congress (APC).  The party said that it will not rest until its candidate in the February 23 National Assembly election for Abia North, Senator Mao Ohuabunwa,...... more

Osun Governorship Tussle: Justice Oyewole not part of the panel, Appeal Court tells PDP

Osun Governorship Tussle: Justice Oyewole not part of the panel, Appeal Court tells PDP The Court of Appeal has refuted claims by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that Justice Joseph Oyewole was part of the three-man panel to hear the appeal on the judgment in the Osun State governorship election dispute.  The panel was constituted to hear an appeal seeking to reverse the majority judgment...... more

Give Igbos SGF position to market APC in the South-East, Nwoye tells Buhari

Give Igbos SGF position to market APC in the South-East, Nwoye tells Buhari  The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2017 gubernatorial poll in Anambra State, Dr Tony Nwoye, on Tuesday said that the appointment of Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) from the South-East will help to market APC as a political party in the geo-political region. He...... more

Anti-party activities: APGA slams indefinite suspension on Obiano’s aide

Anti-party activities: APGA slams indefinite suspension on Obiano’s aide  Onyeka Owolle Mbaso, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has been placed on an indefinite suspension by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) over anti party activities. In a suspension letter addressed to Mbaso last Friday, and signed by the APGA state chairman, Sir Nobert Obi,...... more

Buhari’s Cabinet: APC compiles loyal members’ list for appointments

Buhari’s Cabinet: APC compiles loyal members’ list for appointments The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is impressing on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that only members who have been faithful to the party are appointed into executive positions.  The president has already asked his ministers to hand in their handover notes by tomorrow in preparation...... more

Dogara descends on Tinubu, defends 8th National Assembly

Dogara descends on Tinubu, defends 8th National Assembly The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has defended the performance of the Eighth National Assembly since 2015.  In a statement on Tuesday by his media adviser, Turaki Hassan, the lawmaker listed the achievements of the assembly and how its leadership has supported the executive despite their political differences. ...... more

Okorocha sets up 21-member transition committee

Okorocha sets up 21-member transition committee The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has set up a 21-member committee ahead of the transition of government in May.  The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Sam Onwuemeodo, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.  He explained that the committee would interface with the committee set up by the Governor-elect,...... more

Egyptian President Sissi’s rule extended until 2030

Egyptian President Sissi’s rule extended until 2030 Egyptian officials say voters have approved constitutional changes that could extend President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s rule until 2030.  The election commission said the referendum held over the weekend passed with 88.8% of the vote.  Opponents to the measure have said the changes would roll back the democratic dreams of 2011, when a...... more

PDP rejects inclusion of Justice Oyewole as Osun Guber Poll appeal panel member

PDP rejects inclusion of Justice Oyewole as Osun Guber Poll appeal panel member The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the inclusion of Justice Joseph Oyewole as a member of the Osun State Governorship Election Appeal Tribunal. The main opposition party said it has already petitioned the president of the court, objecting to the inclusion of  Justice Oyewole...... more

INEC Server: We’ve been vindicated — PDP

INEC Server: We’ve been vindicated — PDP The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the alleged admission by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, presiding officers in Borno and Yobe states that they transmitted the result of the February 23 Presidential election to the server of the commission is a vindication of the stand of the party and...... more

Saraki battles Tinubu •Declares him ‘careless, irresponsible and callous’

Saraki battles Tinubu •Declares him ‘careless, irresponsible and callous’ The president of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has responded to the allegation of budget padding, delay and distortion against him and Speaker Yakubu Dogara, by APC national leader Bola Tinubu.  In a 14-point statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Sariki said that the...... more

Prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls, CSOs urge INEC

Prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls, CSOs urge INEC Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections. The CSOs under the auspices of Nigerian Elections Violence Report (NEVR) made the call...... more

Senate leadership: APC governors step in

Senate leadership: APC governors step in Determined to avert a crisis in the 9th National Assembly, All Progressives Congress (APC) governors have waded into the row over choice of principal officers, especially the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The race for Senate President is being hotly contested by the Senate...... more

National Assembly: Why I’m backing APC’s, Buhari’s position — Tinubu

National Assembly: Why I’m backing APC’s, Buhari’s position — Tinubu All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said all he has done in respect of the impending election of presiding officers of the National Assembly is to support the APC’s and President Muhammadu Buhari’s position. He said he had no ulterior motives in so doing. According to him,...... more

Police recover weapons at PDP, APC secretariats in Kano, arrest eight suspects

Police recover weapons at PDP, APC secretariats in Kano, arrest eight suspects Police authorities in Kano have recovered some weapons at the state secretariats of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Tudunwada Local Government Area of the state as well as the All Progressives Congress (APC). Consequently, eight suspected political thugs have been arrested in connection with the weapons, the Police Public Relations...... more

Ministerial appointments: The cabinet Buhari needs — Bakare

Ministerial appointments: The cabinet Buhari needs — Bakare The Founder and Senior Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint the best, the brightest and the fittest to move the nation forward. The vice presidential candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in the 2011 presidential election, made the call in...... more

Buhari to tribunal: I beat Atiku in his polling unit

Buhari to tribunal: I beat Atiku in his polling unit President Muhammadu Buhari has pooh-poohed claims by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that they won February 23 presidential election and has underscored his victory by showing that he beat Atiku in his polling unit in Adamawa.  Buhari describes the claims as laughable because Atiku has never won...... more

Oyo Governor-elect Seyi Makinde in dilemma

Oyo Governor-elect Seyi Makinde in dilemma   After spending many years on the outside looking in from the window at the presumed opulence and ease of power, Oyo Governor-Elect Seyi Makinde is finding out the hard way that uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. And not just any crown but the crown of Oyo executive, a...... more

With Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan, Gbaja, Igbo presidency in 2023 is now a moral burden on Nigeria, By Fredrick Nwabufo

With Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan, Gbaja, Igbo presidency in 2023 is now a moral burden on Nigeria, By Fredrick Nwabufo  We have always pledged to Nigeria’s unity. But we have not gone beyond this ritual and work at it. How can we assert, “Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable”; yet we constantly chip away at the umbilical cord that holds us together? It is obvious that the South-East has been politically quarantined. ...... more

APC populated by well-meaning, greedy people — Momoh

APC populated by well-meaning, greedy people — Momoh  One of the founding members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Prince Tony Momoh has said that the ruling party is populated by well-meaning and greedy people.  Prince Momoh who was a former minister of Information and veteran journalist also said that Nigeria would not make any progress until the country...... more

Buhari challenged to swear with Quran, Bible that he did not rig 2019 election

Buhari challenged to swear with Quran, Bible that he did not rig 2019 election Spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential campaign organization, Buba Galadima, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari, openly to come out and swear with the Holy Quran and Bible that he (Buhari) and members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, did not rig the February 23 presidential election.  Galadima who believed...... more

PDP uncovers fresh plots to smear Adeleke

PDP uncovers fresh plots to smear Adeleke The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it had uncovered fresh plots by leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to smear Senator Ademola Adeleke.  The party in a statement Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, said the party already had information on how the APC used a former...... more

Osun Guber: Rights group condemns Tinubu, APC’s alleged involvement in composition of Appeal Court panel judges

Osun Guber: Rights group condemns Tinubu, APC’s alleged involvement in composition of Appeal Court panel judges Civil Rights group, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has raised alarm over the alleged involvement of the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and the ruling party in the composition of the Appeal Court Panel Judges which lead to the...... more

 

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