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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Speakership of Reps: Gbajabiamila joins race, appoints Jibrin Campaign Director

The Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has officially joined the race for the office of the Speaker of the 9th Assembly. Gbajabiamila, in company of 170 members-elect, made his intention known on Sunday in Abuja. Gbajabiamila said he was in the race to unite the nation and to bring good governance closer to the people. ...

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NASS Leadership: APC chieftain drums support for Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Chief Osita Okechukwu, says Sen. Ahmad Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila being Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives would bring progress to National Assembly. Okechukwu, who is also Administrative Secretary of Buhari Support Organisation and Zikist-Buharist-Movement, said this on Sunday while speaking with newsmen at Nkerifi community in Nkanu East Local Government ...

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Zamfara APC Primaries: Yari offends God, he needs forgiveness- Senator

Sen. Kabiru Marafa, representing Zamfara Central, says Gov. Abdul’azeez Yari, has offended God for insisting that the All Progressives Congress (APC) conducted party primaries in the state. Marafa, who fielded questions from State House correspondents on political developments in Zamfara state, faulted the governor for initiating legal action over the matter and ask God to forgive him (Yari) for misleading ...

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Senate Presidency: APC launches move to prevent PDP from “snatching” its 13 Senators

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has launched an audacious move to win to its side 13 All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators-elect as part of a grand design to hijack the leadership of the 9th Senate. But the alleged plot has leaked to the APC which has launched a counter move of its own to avoid a repeat of the 2015 ...

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My re-election remains valid, legitimate, says Omo-Agege

Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta-APC) has restated that his reelection victory in the Feb. 23 National Assembly poll remains valid and legitimate. Omo-Agege, who represents Delta Central Senatorial District, said this on Saturday in a statement by Godwin Anaughe, his Senior Special Assistant, Communications and Strategy, in Abuja. The Court of Appeal, Benin, had on March 29, upheld the earlier judgment ...

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9th Assembly: Party discipline will be strictly adhered to in choosing leaders- Tinubu

Sen. Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, said that party discipline would be upheld in addressing the leadership tussle of the 9th National Assembly. Tinubu said this while speaking with newsmen in Lagos on Friday after a Prayer Programme organised by Islamic and Christian clerics to mark his 67th birthday. “Party discipline is key, we must be ...

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Fayemi to Eleka: You are not my enemy, you are free to go to Supreme Court

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Friday declared that he never regarded the defeated governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka as an enemy. Rather, he said the major opposition party was free to challenge his victory at any stage of the court, and make useful suggestions for smooth running of his government. Fayemi, however, said ...

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DSS denies working against electoral process in Rivers

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it was instructed to work against the completion of the electoral process in Rivers. The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) had suspended the collation of the March 23 governorship elections in Rivers. The commission has fixed April 2 and 5 for collation, announcement of the results already generated while there ...

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Saboteurs, politicians didn’t want us to meet Buhari- CAN President

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has said that saboteurs and politicians in cassock had attempted to prevent the association’s leadership from paying congratulatory visit to President Muhammadu Buhari. Ayokunle, who spoke with State House correspondents after the leadership of CAN visited President Buhari at the State House, Abuja, on Friday, dismissed the allegation ...

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Lagos: Sanwo-Olu says better times ahead as he collects Certificate of Return

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says better times are ahead for Lagos residents, with good things in the offing for them when he comes on board. Sanwo-Olu made the promise after collecting his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sanwo-Olu and his ...

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