Tuesday May 26, 2020 3:55 AM

Politics

2019 Poll: Wike releases N450m to victims of ‘bloody elections’ in Ijaw communities

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has released a sum of N450m to victims of the 2019 bloody general elections in Ijaw communities in Abonema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state. The governor, who met with the victims, deceased families and the council of chiefs at their townhall in Abonema on Monday said their bank account numbers would be credited ...

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Corruption Allegation: Lagos Speaker should submit himself to EFCC now- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, to immediately step aside amid serious corruption allegations levelled against him. The party urged him to submit himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for investigation over allegations of financial impropriety. PDP made the call in reaction to reported discovery ...

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Edo Poll: We won’t allow Oshiomhole-led NWC to dictate to us- Obaseki’s aide

The Special Adviser on Political Matters to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Chief Osaro Idah, has declared that members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state will not allow direct governorship primary election. He said that they would not allow Comrade Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to dictate for the state APC. He stated ...

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Alleged Massive Fraud: Lagos Speaker, Obasa reportedly operates 64 bank accounts to siphon public funds

About 64 bank accounts are reportedly inked to the Bank Verification Number of Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa. It was alleged that the accounts which are registered with various names, are being used to siphon public funds in Lagos, SaharaReporters reports. With the BVN: 2296663231, the Obasa reportedly operates accounts with multiple names in Polaris ...

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Why I want to stop pension for ex-Governors, Speakers in Imo- Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has explained why his government wants to stop pension for ex-Governors and Speakers. He has sponsored the bill for the repeal of governors and Speakers’ Pensions and Privileges Law of 2007. Uzodinma explained that the bill was illegal and gave a few privileged people the power to feed fat on the commonwealth of the ...

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Covid-19: Buhari’s government is totally irresponsible, has failed woefully- PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has come hard on Buhari-led government in its approach towards the COVID-19 pandemic. The party said the government’s approach was parochial and marred by corruption, nepotism, incompetence and narrow-minded politics. The PDP, in a statement on Friday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, spanked the Buhari administration for rebuffing wise counsels on the pandemic. The party ...

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Obaseki vs Oshiomohle: Battle of the titans gets worse as group kicks againt Direct Primary

A group known as Concerned Edo Citizens Forum (CECF), has kicked against Direct Primary which the All Progressives Congress (APC) wants to use in choosing candidate that will contest under the party’s banner in the governorship election The group, on Friday in Benin, through its Convener, Roy Oribhabor, and the Secretary, Osamwonyi Ibude, cited the possibility of the spread of ...

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Imo PDP going into extinction as top officials keep on resigning, defecting

The crisis rocking Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State is getting worse as high ranking officials resigned their positions. Its Publicity Secretary, Damien Opara, joined the gale of resignation on Thursday “on personal grounds.” Few days ago, the state chairman, Bar. Charles Ezekwem resigned his position. The ex- chairman, who has since joined the All Progressives Party (APC), accused ...

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Edo Guber: APC dekunks report of promising automatic ticket to gov Obaseki

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo says that there is no automatic ticket to the incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki. The statement was made faction loyal to the National Chairman of to Parry, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole It dismissed claims by former National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, that Governor Godwin Obaseki was promised an automatic ticket as ...

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APC governorship aspirants in Edo, Ondo states to pay N22.5m

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that all governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo State will pay N22.5 million The mandatory payment part of the requirements for contesting in the states’ governorship elections on Sept. 19 and Oct. 10. In a timetable released in Abuja on Wednesday, APC National Organising Secretary Emma Ibediro said that the party would begin ...

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