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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Ghosts initiated recall process against Melaye, says APC

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi, Haddy Ametuo, says  “some ghosts “ initiated the  recall process against Dino Melaye. Ametuo, who stated this in a statement issued in Lokoja on Sunday on the botched recall process,  expressed delight that the efforts had come to a premature end through the collective will of the people of Kogi ...

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Buhari is healthy, he would find his campaign much easier in 2019, says Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has assured the international community that Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria is healthy and fit to seek re-election in 2019. Mohammed, who has been on tour of major media houses and think-tank in the U.S., said there was nothing to fear about Buhari’s health as he declared his intention to seek ...

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INEC rules recall exercise a big failure, says people of Kogi West want Melaye to remain in Senate

The recall election for Dino Melaye as the lawmaker for Kogi West Senatorial District has failed. This is according to the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) following the official release of the result of the exercise. Only five per cent of the electorate turned out in an exercise that required 51 per cent majority to succeed. Of the 189,870 signatories, only ...

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Failed recall: Melaye thanks Constituents from hospital bed, says ‘every lie has an expiry date’

The Senator representing Kogi West District, Dino Melaye on Sunday thanked his Constituents for rejecting attempts to recall him from Senate , saying evil will never triumph. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared in the early hours of Sunday that the recall exercise on Saturday had failed after electorate overwhelmingly sat at home. At least 51 percent of voters ...

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Report of N6bn levy on governors for Congresses, Convention misleading, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied that governors elected on its platform are to contribute N6 billion for its forthcoming Congress and National Convention. The National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party, Bolaji Abudulahi, in a statement in Abuja, said the story was misleading. “The APC denies the story and wishes to state that the story is misleading and ...

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APC governors to contribute N6bn for Congresses, Convention amidst unpaid salaries, pensions

Despite the untold hardship being witnessed by workers and pensioners who have gone several months without remuneration, 24 governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress have been mandated to contribute N6 billion at N250 million each towards the party’s upcoming Congresses and National Convention. The governors are largely expected to cover their contributions using state funds. The ruling ...

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Melaye recall: It is an indication that Bello and his APC’s time in Kogi is up, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the poor turnout that characterised Saturday’s bid to recall Senator representing Kogi West District, Dino Melaye signified a total rejection of the Governor Yahaya Bello-led Administration in Kogi. “The general apathy that greeted the exercise, in spite of government efforts to mobilise people to participate, is a clear indication that the APC ...

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Melaye recall:Tyrany has been defeated, it’s pointer to what to expect in 2019 – Fayose

Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said the low turnout witnessed by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) in the recall process of Senator representing Kogi West District, Dino Melaye showed that ‘tyranny has been defeated.’ Fayose who is a staunch critic of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) took to his Twitter handle on Saturday after the process. Politico.ng gathered that ...

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Be battle ready to sack Buhari in 2019, Obasanjo tells Nigerians

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has called on members of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) to be battle ready to take over power in 2019, stressing that they should propagate the need for all qualified electorates to obtain their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) ahead of the poll. Obasanjo made this known at the inauguration of the Oyo State Chapter of ...

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I will probe Buhari if I become President in 2019, says Atiku

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said one of the reasons he parted ways with his former party, the All Progressive Congress (APC), was the inability of Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria to address the negative manner in which the party was being run. Abubakar stated this on Saturday in an interview with BBC Hausa Good Morning programme. ...

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