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Monthly Archives: April 2019

N14 trillion Mismanagement Allegation: BMO slams PDP, says its claims ridiculous

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of taking opposition to a ridiculous level with its latest claim of wasteful expenditure and stolen funds running into N14 trillion  under the President Muhammadu Buhasri administration. The group debunked the allegation in a statement issued by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke, on Tuesday in ...

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Anambra: APGA crisis deepens as party member in assembly defects to APC

All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) lawmaker representing Aguata 11, at the Anambra House of Assembly, Mr Ikem Uzozie, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Uzozie, who announced his defection on the floor of the House on Tuesday said: “Mr Speaker, I want to thank my colleagues in the House for their prayers and support while I was away ...

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APC National Secretary: Group endorses candididature of Lawal

The Adamawa APC Youths Vanguard has endorsed the candidature of Alhaji Ahmed Lawal for position of National Secretary of the party. Lawal is the current state organising secretary of the party. Mr Jeremiah Dogo, State Coordinator of the group, made the declaration while briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Yola. Dogo described Lawal as the candidate suitable for the position in ...

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Poll: Gov. Al-Makura wants tribunal to strike out Adokwe’s suit

Mubarak Adekilekun, Counsel to Governor Umaru Al-Makyra of Nasatawa State has filed an application urging the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia to strike out Sen. Suleiman Adokwe’s petition for filling out of time. The Counsel filed the application during the commencement of the pre-hearing session on Tuesday in Lafia. According to him, the ...

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Rivers SDP reaffirms commitment to work with Wike

The Social Democratic party (SDP) in Rivers, has reaffirmed the party’s commitment to work with Gov. Nyesom Wike, to restore peace in the state. The SDP also pledged its unwavering support to Wike in his efforts to develop and move the state to greater heights. Mr Joshua Worlu, SDP State Party Chairman, disclosed this in a statement after a stakeholders’ ...

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INEC replaces servers to conceal alleged rigging — PDP says

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of replacing all the servers in its headquarters and its state offices to conceal alleged rigging in the just concluded general elections. The party made the allegation in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja, saying that the action was in ...

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I am ready to face the law even as a serving Governor- Bauchi Gov. elect

Bala Mohammed, Bauchi governor-elect, says on Monday that he has done nothing wrong and is ready to face the law. The embattled Governor-elect said this while speaking with journalists after he was to be arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The anti-graft agency filed fresh charges against him bordering on false declaration of assets and “giving false ...

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No second term for gov. Yahaya Bello, Kogi APC insists

Stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, asking that Governor Yahaya Bello should not be given a second term. The governor, they claimed, had received about N344billion in the last 38 months of his stewardship, without doing anything with the allocations. The governor is owing salaries, pensions and gratuities, they said, adding that there are ...

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Dickson declines assent to Life Pension Bill for Bayelsa lawmakers

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Monday heeded to public outcry and declined assent to the bill seeking life pension for the state lawmakers as canvassed by the state House of Assembly. The 24-member legislature dominated by 22 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members on April 24 hurriedly passed the proposed pension bill for current and past members. The Bill proposed ...

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Gov. Bello: I remain a bonafide member of APC

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi says he is still a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as there is no crisis in the state’s chapter of the party as being reported by the media. Bello spoke with State House correspondents on Monday at the sidelines of the Induction of New and returning governors at the Banquet Hall of the ...

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