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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Looters’ list: Metuh may sue Federal Government

Former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, has reacted to Friday’s release of names of alleged “looters” by the Federal Government through the Minister of information, Lai Mohammed. Metuh said he had asked his lawyers to review the implications of this latest “attack” by the government and take appropriate steps for redress. “In all, my faith is ...

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Looters list: You have no moral rectitude to fight corruption, PDP blasts Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari has no moral rectitude to fight corruption, “being a direct beneficiary of the corruption freebies deployed by his party leaders to fund his 2015 presidential campaign.” The party said the President, who declared that he had no resources to run a presidential campaign in 2015, ought to have known, particularly ...

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2019 polls: Security chiefs playing APC script, Obasanjo’s coalition says

The Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) led by a former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has asked Nigerians to be wary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government as it has corrupted security agencies ahead of the 2019 general elections. It said the statement by a former Minister of Defence, Theophilus Danjuma, that the military was colluding with unscrupulous individuals should not be dismissed. ...

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2019: Obasanjo’s CNM ready to partner with us – Tafawa Balewa

A former presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jhalil Tafawa-Balewa, has disclosed what transpired between the group and a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo during a meeting they held in Lagos. According Balewa, who is a leading member of the National Intervention Movement (NIM), Obasanjo wanted members of the NIM to collaborate with his Coalition of Nigerian Movement (CNM), to ...

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2019: Funeral trumpet may be blown on APC – Melaye

The Senator representing Kogi West District, Dino Melaye has said the All Progressive Congress (APC) is slowly disintegrating and might lose heavily in the 2019 general elections. The embattled lawmaker said the ongoing crisis in the party can be traced to sabotage on the party of members, especially political office holders. “There are many crises in APC, let the truth ...

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2019: FG must must not treat security threat with kids glove – CACOL, CD

Two civil societies, the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership and the Campaign for Democracy have said that the Federal Government must not treat the alarm raised by the security chiefs on the 2019 elections with kid gloves. This is a reaction to a security threat revealed by the security chiefs ahead of the 2019 elections. The civil societies said ...

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Ensure nothing untoward is done by scuttle 2019 elections, LP urges Nigerians

The National Chairman of the Labour Party, Abdukadir Abdulsalam, has urged Nigerians to remain vigilant and ensure that nothing untoward was done by any individual or group to scuttle the 2019 elections. Abdulsalam who also spoke in a telephone interview noted that Nigerians owed it a duty to themselves and the nation to remain vigilant while the institutions of the ...

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2019: Wake up to your responsibilities, don’t cause panic, NCP tells security chiefs

The National Conscience Party (NCP) has told Nigeria’s security chiefs to wake up to their responsibilities and should not try to cause panic to achieve pre-arranged objectives. The National Chairman of the party, Yunusa Tanko, said this in a telephone interview with Saturday punch, in Abuja, on Friday. He was reacting to the news that the nation’ s security chiefs ...

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2019: Uduaghan endorses Okowa for second term

A former Governor of Delta, Emmanuel Uduaghan has endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for second term, and urged political office holders to unflinchingly support the Governor to succeed. Uduaghan gave the endorsement on Saturday at a grand reception organised in honour of Joan Mrakpor, member representing Aniocha/Oshimili in the Federal House of Representatives at Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha North local government area of ...

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APC to PDP: Confess your sins like Mantu

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to follow the example of one its leaders and former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu. Politico reports that Mantu in a recent TV programme confessed the he took part in rigging elections for the PDP. The APC therefore called on the PDP to borrow this example and ...

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