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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Ebonyi Gov says no space for Ruga settlement in South-East, South-South zones

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi says that there is no plan to establish Ruga settlement in any part of the South-East and South-South zones of Nigeria. Umahi disclosed this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Emma Uzor, in Abakaliki on Sunday. Umahi, chairman of the South-East Governors Forum’s reaction followed controversies and insinuations trailing Federal Government’s alleged ...

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The future of Osun is safe under Oyetola, APC assures

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun says the residents of the state needs to believe that the future of the state is secured under the leadership of Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola. The party made this known in a statement issued on Sunday by its spokesman in the state, Mr Kunle Oyatomi. ” In less than a year of being mandated ...

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9th NASS won’t be a rubber stamp to Buhari’s led Government- Rep Waziri

The Chairman, House of Representatives ad hoc Committee on Media, Rep. Khadijat Waziri (APC-Yobe), has vowed that the 9th Assembly “will not in any way be a rubber stamp” for the Executive In an interview with newsmen in Abuja, Waziri said that the legislative arm would apply the principle of checks and balances without necessarily combating the executive. She said ...

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Edo lawmaker-elect backed by Oshiomhole suspended

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Uhunmwode local government area of Edo State has suspended Hon. Washington Osifo for running afoul of the party’s constitution. It should be noted that Osifo is one of the 13 lawmakers-elect allegedly backed by former Governor Adams Oshiomhole accused of refusing to present themselves for inauguration as a member of the Edo State House ...

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Ogunlewe: I have no regret leaving PDP, I now feel at home with APC

A former Minister of Works, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, on Saturday said he had no regrets dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ogunlewe made the declaration in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. ‘’I have no regrets dumping the PDP. I feel at home in APC, it is a better party with good plans for ...

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APC’s Internal Crisis: Ruling party only interested in power grabbling, treasury looting- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday claimed that the internal wranglings in the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Presidency stemmed from the alleged stolen presidential mandate of the election conducted on February 23, this year. It added that the alleged stolen mandate further exposes the APC and the cabal in the Muhammadu Buhari presidency as power mongers. Speaking on ...

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Appointments: You must give priority to party members, APC diaspora urges Buhari

The Chairmen of Diaspora Chapters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, as well as other party personalities in government to consider party members first in giving appointments. The chairmen made the call in a statement e-mailed to newsmen in Lagos. The statement was signed by Dr Philip Idaewor, Chairman, APC UK and Chairman, ...

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Primaries: Appeal Court strikes out suit challenging Senator Na’Allah’s nomination

The Court of Appeal, Sokoto Division, on Saturday upheld the decision of Federal High Court, Birnin Kebbi, which struck out suit challenging the validity of Sen. Bala Na’Allah’s nomination during the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries conducted in October 2018. The suit filed by Mr Sadiq Sule-Iko was challenging the nomination of Na’Allah as candidate of the APC Kebbi South ...

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo to Tinubu: Drop presidential ambition, use your wealth to help the poor

Chuks Ibegbu, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has asked the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, to jettison the ambition of contesting for 2023 presidential election. Speaking with reporters on Friday in Umuahia, he urged the ex-Lagos State governor to rather form a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), to ...

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Declare your assets to the public, PDP tells Buhari, Osinbajo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Mohammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to declare their assets for public to know. The party made the call in a statement issued by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr Diran Odeyemi, on Friday in Abuja. Odeyemi also urged the President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan and the Speaker, ...

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