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Monthly Archives: April 2019

The only PDP member in Lagos Assembly finally defects to APC

The lone Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member in the Lagos State House, Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I, on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Olorunrinu lost his re-election bid to APC candidate, Mrs Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, in March 9 House of Assembly election with just 278 votes. He vowed not to challenge the result at the election tribunal. ...

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Amosun to Governor-Elect: Government House ready, you can move in tomorrow if you wish

Ogun State Governor,  Ibikunle Amosun has told  the Governor – elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun that keys to the Government House are ready if he intends “to move in tomorrow.” Represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Barrister Taiwo Adeoluwa, Amosun spoke when his Transition Committee met with Abiodun’s delegation led by the Deputy Governor – elect, Naimot Salako – ...

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Akpabio, Amaechi meet, resolve age-long differences

Two political heavyweights in the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the South-South region, the Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi and the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and former minority leader of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio have met each other to iron out their perceived political differences. The meeting, which was at the instance of Senator Godwill Akpabio, was ...

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Plateau: PDP sets up committee to investigate Sango

The Plateau Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a 7 man committee to investigate its embattled Chairman, Chief Damishi Sango, who was suspended over alleged misappropriation of party funds. Sango was on April 23, suspended alongside his deputy, Mr Amos Gombi over allegations of misappropriation of campaign funds among others. Mr Chris Hassan, the state’s acting ...

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Arraignment of Bauchi Governor-elect stalled by absence of judge

The absence of Justice Yusuf Haliru of an FCT High Court on Monday stalled the arraignment of the governor-elect of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed. Mohammed, who was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was scheduled to be arriagned on fresh six-count charge, bordering on false declaration of assets and giving false information to the Economic and ...

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Orji Kalu’s Victory: PDP chieftain accuses INEC of misconduct, partisanship

Abraham Amah, a Peoples Democratic Party chieftain and ex-Senior Special Adviser to the Abia State government on Labour and Industrial Matter, has attacked the Independent National Election Commission (INEC), over its alleged partisanship and misconduct during the just-concluded 2019 general elections. He accused the nation’s electoral umpire of violating the guidelines it laid out for the conduct of the election ...

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Tambuwal threatens to take legal action against APC

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has threatened to  take legal actions against the All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders for “spreading falsehood” in the state. He issued this warning in a series of tweets on Monday. However, he did not mention names of the APC leaders. The governor said their activities, if left unchecked, would undermine the peace the state ...

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Why God allowed Buhari to win second term- Top monarch

The Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammad Barkindo has given reasons God allowed President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. According to him,  Buhari’s re-election was an act of God that would enable the President to complete the anti-corruption war he started when he was the country’s military leader. Lamido made this remark when he received members of Wadata Communication Nigeria Ltd, led by ...

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‘Don’t sell your soul to Fulani because of Speakership position’, Fani-Kayode tells Gbajabiamila

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has told Femi Gbajabiamila not to sell his soul to the Fulanis because he wants to become a speaker. Reacting to a photo in which Gbajabiamila was pictured sitting at the feet and clinging to the thighs of a Fulani Islamic scholar by the name of Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, Fani Kayode said he was ...

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NASS Leadership: Abia APC endorses Kalu, Onyejeocha

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia on Sunday met and formaĺly endorsed former Gov. Orji Kalu, the Senator-elect for Abia North Senatorial District, for the Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly (NASS). The meeting, which took place at Camp Neya, the country home of Kalu in Igbere, Bende Local Government Area of Abia, also endorsed ...

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