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I’ve no plan to dump PDP – Iwuanyanwu

Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu

Frontline politician and member, Board Of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has no intention of defecting from the PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Owerri by the state Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Damian Oparah, which stated that Iwuanyanwu’s rumoured defection to the ...

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Buhari didn’t give us date of his return —Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the receipt of a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, informing the legislature of his intention to extend his medical vacation in the United Kingdom. The upper chamber of the National Assembly however failed to provide details of the letter. Earlier on Sunday, the Presidency had announced that Buhari’s 10-day vacation to the UK had been ...

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Imo hasn’t gained from Okorocha’s position in APC – Ihedioha

Rochas Okorocha and Emeka Ihedioha

A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ehedioha, on Sunday expressed disappointment that Governor Rochas Okorocha’s position in the All Progressives Congress has not yielded any positive dividend for the people of Imo State. Ihedioha said this in an interview in Abuja. He explained that the governor’s position as Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum and his ...

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Why Tuface cancelled protest


Nigerian Singer, Tuface has finally bowed to pressure and cancelled a planned protest against the Nigerian government. He cited “security challenges” as the major reason for cancelling the protest slated to hold on Monday February 6. Tuface whose real name is Innocent Idibia on Saturday released a statement informing the public of his decision. “Dear Nigerians, after due consultations, it ...

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Killing of Christians: Nigeria’s unity in jeopardy if issue of religion is not properly handled – Jonathan


Former President Goodluck Jonathan has warned that the unity of Nigeria may be in great jeopardy if the issue of religion is not properly handled. Jonathan gave the statement in a speech he delivered at the U.S. House Sub Committee on Africa on February 1, 2017. He added that it is not in the best interest of the U.S. and indeed the ...

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Three PDP governors to defect to APC, says Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has declared that three governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party from the South-East were about joining the ruling All Progressives Congress. This was even as the leaders of the APC in the zone called on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a second term in office in 2019. A statement ...

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Buhari’s anti-corruption war is selective, says US Prof


An associate professor at Kennesaw state university, Georgia, US, Farooq Kperogi,  says President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption is unjust, selective and lacks transparency. He described it as the “silliest joke in Nigeria’s entire history.” In an  interview with Punch, Kperogi accused Buhari of using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arrest and jail his political opponents without giving ...

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Gov. Bello lavished over N230bn within 1yr in office, runs Kogi like personal property, Kogi APC alleges

Yahaya Bello, Kogi State Governor

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Kogi State chapter has lambasted the governor of the state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello for his alleged reckless spending and refusal to pay entitlements of civil servants and pensioners since assuming office a year ago. The party accused the governor of running a government that is bereaved of transparency, accountability and justifiable financial ...

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Akpabio urges PDP govs to emulate Fayose, says 20 APC senators will soon defect

Senator Godswill Akpabio

Minority leader of the senate,  Senator Godswill Akpabio,  has urged governors elected on the platform of the the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to emulate their Ekiti state counterpart, Governor Ayodele Fayose. He commended Fayose for speaking for the PDP, and said some senators from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have made up their minds to join the opposition party after the ...

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Forgery Trial: Enugu Group Blasts APC on Ekweremadu’s Letter

Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy President of Nigerian Senate

… Says Enugu APC leaders are “desperate job seekers” The Enugu West Peoples Forum has faulted the Enugu State Chapter of the All progressives Congress (APC) on the letter by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, calling the attention of the international community to the what the Senator described as endangerment of democracy and trumped up forgery charges against him, ...

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