Politics

Odigie-Oyegun, APC State Chairmen to meet over Board appointments

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has scheduled a meeting with the Chairmen of the state chapters of the party on Thursday to finalise issues relating to the recently released list of appointees to the Boards of Federal Government Parastatals. President Muhammadu Buhari had on the eve of New Year approved the appointment of 209 ...

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PDP says new fuel subsidy plan by FG will wreck Nigeria’s economy

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the proposal being put forward by the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government in an attempt to end the current fuel crisis will further wreck the economy of the country. This new proposal by the Federal Government via the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would be allowed to continue to sell at subsidised ...

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Bakare receives el-Rufai in his church, says sponsors of Benue killings will pay dearly

Kaduna Governor, Nasir el-Rufai on Sunday paid a surprise visit to the serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare at the church auditorium in Lagos, a week after the fiery preacher declared recently that God asked him to seek office as Nigeria’s President, although he did not state his platform or otther details. el-Rufai, who was one of ...

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PDP is the hope of the common man to be free from the fraud called APC – Atiku

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has assured Nigerians that the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the only party that will transform the country and take its economy back to its prosperity. Atiku expressed this in Kaduna at the weekend, when one of his supporters, Miss Zainab Musa Pindar, organised a reception for him at the Arewa House, ...

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Buhari, Osinbajo, Oyegun to attend Abia APC mega rally on Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are expected to attend the All Progressives Congress mega rally in Umuahia, Abia state on Tuesday. Other APC Chieftains expected at the rally include the National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun and the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha. The state Publicity Secretary of the party, Benedict Godson, added that the new ...

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I never received N50m from Amaechi to spread falsehood against Wike – Adeyanju

The Convener of Concerned Nigerians group,  Deji Adeyanju has denied receiving the sum of N50m from the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, in order to spread deliberate falsehood against the Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike. An online platform (not Politico) had accused Adeyanju of agreeing to ‘fight’ Wike on Amaechi’s behalf because the governor refused to endorse him for the post ...

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Ambode deserves second term in 2019, says Commissioner

The re-election campaign of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos, may have started in earnest barely two and half years into the completion of his first tenure. Commissioner for Home Affairs, Abdullateef AbdulHakeem, said at the weekend that it was imperative to re-elect Ambode to sustain the legacy of continuity in the state. He spoke at the annual media conference of ...

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Bello daydreaming, he has no political ground to deliver Kogi to Buhari in 2019 – PDP

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kogi insists that Governor Yahaya Bello cannot deliver the state to President Muhammadu Buhari come 2019 as he recently boasted. Bello had told State House correspondents, in Abuja, that Kogi had endorsed Buhari for a second term and boasted that Buhari’s votes in the state would “dwarf” that of Katsina (Buhari’s home state) ...

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PDP sweeps Delta LG polls as APC kicks against outcome

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday in Asaba won 23 out of the 25 Local Government Areas of Delta in Saturday’s Council elections across the state. Chairman of Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC), Mike Ogbodu, gave the details when he announced the results on Sunday in Asaba. He said that PDP won the Chairmanship elections in 23 Local ...

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Observers call for cancellation of Delta LG polls

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups in Nigeria, has called for the cancellation of the January 6th Council elections in the 25 Local Government Areas of Delta state due to alleged widespread violence and electoral malpractices. The groups observed that aside the general violence and malpractice recorded in the three Senatorial Districts in the state, electoral materials arrived voting centres ...

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