Tuesday November 19, 2019 10:56 PM

Monthly Archives: January 2019

Presidential Campaign: Atiku storms Anambra, promises restructuring if elected

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Atiku and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi have vowed to restructure Nigeria for better if elected. They made the vow during a presidential rally held at the Holy Trinity open field, Onitsha on Thursday. Addressing party faithful, the former Vice President said his administration would complete the 2nd ...

Read More »

Nigeria will never return to ‘Egypt’, APC replies Atiku

The All Progressives Congress ( APC ) has that declared Nigerians will never return to the era of looting of national resources and wealth. APC’s Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Oni-Issalu, in a statement titled whose interest does Atiku’s Presidency bid serve? faulted Atiku’s plan to grant looters amnesty, if elected. The party said: “It is disturbing that Atiku and his ...

Read More »

Suspected APC thugs attack Agbaje’s convoy in Lagos

Hoodlums on Thursday attacked the campaign convoy of the PDP governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr Jimi Agbaje at Iba in Ojo, west of Lagos. It was learnt that the convoy had just left the palace of the Oniba of Iba, Oba Goriola Oseni, when it came under ferocious attacked. The PDP governorship hopeful had gone to the monarch to ...

Read More »

INEC can rectify errors in election results sheet- Osun Election Tribunal

The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal has been told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is allowed to rectify discrepancies in entries in election result sheets. Three witnesses called by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State, at the resumed sitting of the tribunal on Thursday in Abuja, said they were were trained on the operation of INEC’s Manual and Electoral ...

Read More »

Imo 2019: Why Buhari did not ask people to vote for APC candidates during rally- Presidency

The Presidency has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari did not seek support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates during the party’s rally held in Owerri, Imo State, on Tuesday. It said that the President addressed a mixed crowd of voters across political parties, who were united in endorsing his re-election, despite having their local candidates for other positions. This ...

Read More »

Onnoghen: NBA, Osinbajo deliberate on political solution- Source

The Nation has learnt that a Political solution to the issue of Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s crisis is underway. A 12-man Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) team has met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on how to resolve the row over Justice Onnoghen’s suspension. The session at the Presidential Villa was to seek a “soft landing” for the CJN, ...

Read More »

Saraki will not return to the Senate for another term, APC vows

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it had not given up on its belief that Senate President Bukola Saraki was an usurper who needed to vacate his position since he now belonged to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which is in minority at the Senate. The party also said it was confident that the forthcoming elections would dash ...

Read More »

2019 Elections: Why media must always be neutral- APC Chieftain

Alhaji Ishaq Hadejia, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Jigawa has advised media organisations to be fair in their reportage during the 2019 general elections.. Hadejia gave the advice this in an interview  in Dutse recently. He said said that the media as the fourth estate of the realm was expected not to be bias. The chieftain said ...

Read More »

APC not eligible to field candidates in Zamfara, INEC insists

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again insisted that the All Progressive Congress (APC), Zamfara is not eligible to filed candidates in forthcoming general elections. INEC reached the decision after studying the two conflicting judgement on the issue. In the last one week, there have been two different court pronouncements on Zamafara, while a High Court in Zamafara favored ...

Read More »

Ambode faces impeachment as Assembly reconvenes for an emergency session

The rift between the Lagos State House of Assembly and the executive arm may be taking another turn with the lawmakers reconvening for an emergency parliamentary session on Wednesday. The House had on Monday adjourned till Feb. 4, but with new developments, reconvened for the emergency session. Recall that the House had on Monday threatened to commence impeachment proceedings against ...

Read More »