Monthly Archives: December 2019

PDP top-notch defects to APC in Zamfara

Alhaji Sani Gwamna, the Zonal Vice Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara says the party has received as a member the former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Shehu-Bakauye. Shehu-Bakauye’s defection followed a meeting with some bigwigs in the state to that effect. Bakauye contested for governorship position on the platform of the ...

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“Support Obaseki, Edo people are pleased with him”, CAN tells Oshiomhole

The Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN) has asked National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to support Governor Godwin Obaseki’s second term ambition for the development and advancement of the state. It said Edo people are very well pleased with and have reposed confidence in Obaseki. The Christian body urged Oshiomhole not to allow some few individuals soil ...

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Face-off: PDP urges Dickson, Wike to sheathe their swords

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State to “sheathe their swords” and allow the party to settle their rift amicably. The two governors over the weekend engaged in a verbal war over ownership of the Soku oil wells, which were being held by Bayelsa ...

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Court dashes Kalu’s hope, rejects his request for post-conviction bail

Orji Kalu’s hope was dashed on Monday as a Federal High Court in Lagos rejected his application for post-conviction bail. Justice Mohammad Liman ordered Kalu to remain in correctional services custody pending the outcome of his appeal against his conviction. The judge held that there was no valid ground for granting the application, The Nation reports. Kalu, who was convicted ...

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Ogun politics: After failing at Supreme Court, Akinlade returns to APC

The governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade on Monday announced his decision to go back to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed Akinlade’s petition, challenging the election of Gov Dapo Abiodun of the APC. Speaking to his supporters at the APM Secretariat in Leme Abeokuta, Akinlade said ...

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Alleged Third Term: “You are purveyor of fake news”, Presidency fires back at Falana

The Presidency, on Monday evening, fire back at human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), calling him a purveyor of fake news. Recall that Falana recently claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari had a third term agenda, hence his clampdown on media. However, responding to the claim by Falana, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, ...

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Bayelsa Politics: APC lauds Appeal Court judgement on Deputy Gov-elect

Mr Yekini Nabena, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has reacted to the Appeal Court judgment vindicating the qualifications of Bayelsa Deputy Governor-elect Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. He said the court judgment reversing an earlier Federal High Court ruling which disqualified Degi-Eremienyo from participating in the Nov. 16. Bayelsa governorship election was commendable. Nabena, who spoke to ...

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Reps member, Shina Peller mobilized thugs to attack our station- Police

The Lagos State Police Command has revealed the reason why House House of Representatives member, Shina Peller.arrested and detained. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said Peller’s club, Quilox, was fond of obstructing free flow of traffic, Punch reports. He explained that the lawmaker had been warned many times, but he refused to do anything about it. He ...

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Wike: I am the luckiest gov to fight Buhari’s might and won

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said that he is the luckiest politician that overcame the onslaught of the Buhari government during the 2019 elections through the help of God. He made this known during the thanksgiving Service of Senator Representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Senator Barinada Mpigi, at Saint Cyprian’s Anglican Church, Koroma Town, Tai Local Government Area, ...

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Pension Funds: BMO hits back at PDP, says party ignorant of investment principles

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has hit back at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asking it to seek proper education on investment principles and stop parading its illiteracy and unenlightenment on basic investment issues. The group was reacting to PDP’s criticism of the National Economic Council (NEC’s) recent proposal that the Federal Government utilise 20% of the nation’s accumulated pension ...

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