Buhari rules out further meeting with nPDP

Buhari rules out further meeting with nPDP President Muhammadu Buhari has declared never to discuss with aggrieved members of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) that joined forces to form the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).  A top government functionary that pleaded for anonymity confirmed to journalists last night that the president, while calling the bluff of...... more

Makarfi declares presidential bid, battles Atiku for PDP ticket

Makarfi declares presidential bid, battles Atiku for PDP ticket A former Governor of Kaduna State and immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator  Ahmed Makarfi,  has joined the race to contest the nation’s presidency in 2019. The two-term-senator said at a press briefing in Kaduna on Sunday that after wide consultations with party men and women...... more

Rivers LG poll: PDP clears 23 council seats

Rivers LG poll: PDP clears 23 council seats People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared  the 23 chairmanship positions contested on Saturday in the the local government area election conducted by the state Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC).   RSIEC Chairman, Justice Chukwunenye Uriri (retd), declared the results yesterday, at about 8:00pm and declared that the exercise was free and fair.He...... more

2019: PDP denies demanding N12m from presidential aspirants

2019: PDP denies demanding N12m from presidential aspirants The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that its guidelines for 2019 presidential primary election was not yet ready. The party disclosed this in a statement issued by its National Organising Secretary, Austin Akobundu, on Sunday in Abuja. Akobundu said that the clarification became necessary following a publication by a national...... more

2019: INEC registering foreigners to vote next year – Southern, Middle Belt leaders

2019: INEC registering foreigners to vote next year – Southern, Middle Belt leaders The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum  has raised the alarm that  the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has  embarked on the registration of foreigners,  especially from Niger Republic,  to pave the way for electoral malpractices in 2019. The forum, which stated this in a communiqué made available to journalists on Sunday,...... more

2019: Southern, M’Belt leaders demand INEC chairman’s removal

2019: Southern, M’Belt leaders demand INEC chairman’s removal …knock FG for shielding killer herdsmen The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has expressed fear that the Independent National Electoral Commission may not deliver free and fair elections in 2019. It noted that “the bug of nepotism and sectionalism that this administration is renowned for has also eaten up the...... more

APC is sick- Dino Melaye

APC is sick- Dino Melaye The Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is sick. Melaye stated this while speaking on Channels TV programme on Friday. The lawmaker, who is a member of the APC, said the party is “suffering from what I call a dreadful...... more

PDP wins rescheduled LG election in Kaduna

PDP wins rescheduled LG election in Kaduna Mr Philip Gwada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the rescheduled chairmanship election in Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The Returning Officer, Grace Doyaro, who announced the result in Kwoi on Thursday said Gwada secured 17,967 votes to defeat the APC candidate Mr Benjamin Jok who scored...... more

PDP national chairman asks Buhari to quit

PDP national chairman asks Buhari to quit The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus,  has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to quit the stage now that it has become evident that he cannot hold the government and the country together. Secondus said this in a statement signed on his behalf by his Media Adviser, Ike Abonyi,...... more

PDP beats APC in Oyo bye-election

PDP beats APC in Oyo bye-election The Peoples Democratic has won the bye-election into the Oyo State House of Assembly, beating the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the second place. The seat of Ibarapa East became vacant following the death of the former speaker of the State Assembly, Michael Adeyemo. Adebo Ogundoyin of the...... more

2019: I’m running for Nigeria’s survival, says Atiku

2019: I’m running for Nigeria’s survival, says Atiku FORMER Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says he is running for the office of the President not for selfish reasons but for the survival of Nigeria. Atiku said this at the symposium and inauguration of the Atiku Mandate Group codenamed TAM-G in Lagos. The former Vice-President, who served under ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo from...... more

House of Reps interior chairman dumps APC for PDP

House of Reps interior chairman dumps APC for PDP The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Interior, Adams Jagaba, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Jagaba’s defection was contained in a letter read by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara. He had on May 7 announced his defection in Kaduna. Chairman, House of Representatives...... more

Fayemi resigns as minister, picks Adubiaro as Ekiti guber running mate

Fayemi resigns as minister, picks Adubiaro as Ekiti guber running mate The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has announced his resignation from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. Dr Fayemi made the announcement on Wednesday at a valedictory briefing in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory in order to pursue his governorship ambition in Ekiti State. He had given a hint about...... more

PDP: Buhari’s Democracy Day speech full of lies… it’s a fantasy trip

PDP: Buhari’s Democracy Day speech full of lies… it’s a fantasy trip The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Democracy Day speech of President Muhammadu Buhari was “uninspiring, hollow, full of self-praise and false performance claims”. According to the opposition party, the president failed to address issues agitating the minds of Nigerians. Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of the PDP, said the address was the...... more

Babangida calls for two-party system in Nigeria

Babangida calls for two-party system in Nigeria Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has said that establishing a two-party political system in the country is critical to building the nation’s democracy. In a message to Nigerians ahead of the May 29 Democracy Day celebration, Babangida said he is worried about the country’s political structure and the absence...... more

2019: Gbenga Daniel becomes Atiku Campaign DG

2019: Gbenga Daniel becomes Atiku Campaign DG Former Vice President and presidential hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has appointed former governor of Ogun, Chief Gbenga Daniel, as Director-General of his 2019 presidential campaign. The unveiling of Gbenga Daniel was disclosed in a statement by the Atiku Media Office on Monday in Abuja. Daniel,...... more

Saraki, Tambuwal, other nPDP leaders meet, divided on defection, new party

Saraki, Tambuwal, other nPDP leaders meet, divided on defection, new party The former Chairman of the now defunct New Peoples Democratic Party bloc within the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Kawu Baraje, on Saturday, unveiled a list of prominent aggrieved members of the APC, who attended a meeting of the nPDP, where the group considered three options that they might take soon. Baraje,...... more

2019: Atiku Support Group launches House2House campaign

2019: Atiku Support Group launches House2House campaign AtikuHouse2House, AH2H, Support Group, Lagos State chapter has been inaugurated in Lagos. Inaugurating the 13-member committee, headed by Mansa Musa, the National Coordinator of the organization, Col. Chinyere Obi (ret.), charged the committee to help win Lagos for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar  in the 2019 presidential election, stressing that Atiku has what...... more

S-East summit on Restructuring: Heavy security presence around Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka

S-East summit on Restructuring: Heavy security presence around Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka SECURITY has been beefed up around the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra capital, venue of the Monday Ohaneze Ndigbo summit on restructuring. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that heavily armed personnel of the Army, Navy, Police and NSCDC were strategically positioned on the adjoining roads to the venue. Officials...... more

Fayose to Buhari: You can’t rig Ekiti polls, my people will resist you

Fayose to Buhari: You can’t rig Ekiti polls, my people will resist you Mothers with children and wards at the Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), have been told to warn them not to lend themselves to any act aimed at truncating or skewing the outcome of the July 14 governorship election in the state. Any attempt to do so, could be fatal, Ekiti State...... more

Nine million Nigerians lost jobs under Buhari, says Moghalu

Nine million Nigerians lost jobs under Buhari, says Moghalu A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has said that defeating President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections will be easy. Moghalu, a 2019 presidential aspirant, spoke on Wednesday while inaugurating his support organisation in Awka, Anambra State. He said Buhari had squandered the...... more

Ekiti APC primary: Don’t celebrate yet, Fayose tells Fayemi

Ekiti APC primary: Don’t celebrate yet, Fayose tells Fayemi Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele  Fayose has told former Governor Kayode Fayemi not to celebrate yet as his victory at the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress held on Saturday is Pyrrhic victory. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Idowu Adelusi, Fayose said Fayemi’s victory has only positioned...... more

Hoodlums set Imo APC Secretariat ablaze

Hoodlums set Imo APC Secretariat ablaze The political tension in the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress deepened on Friday when unidentified hoodlums set the party secretariat on fire. Though the fire didn’t affect the external parts of the building, the internal parts were engulfed in inferno. An eyewitness who was at the secretariat located...... more

Why I want to be APC chairman –Oshiomhole

Why I want to be APC chairman –Oshiomhole Former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, declared in Abuja, that he wants to be national chairman so as to reposition, re-organise and make the All Progressives Congress (APC) a “digital party.” Before Imo and Edo governors, as well as APC faithful, Oshiomhole also declared that President Muhammadu Buhari is cleaner than...... more

Obasanjo, others step up plot to stop Buhari

Obasanjo, others step up plot to stop Buhari Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Thursday, took his plot to wrest power from incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 a notch further with the fusion of the Coalition of Nigeria Movement (CMN) with the African Democratic Congress (ADC). Obasanjo who made the disclosure at a press briefing held at the Olusegun Obasanjo...... more

PDP receives 5,558 APC defectors in Kaduna

PDP receives 5,558 APC defectors in Kaduna THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State on Monday received no fewer than 5,558 All Progressives Congress members who defected to the party from across the 23 local government areas of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the reception which took place at Zonkwa, Zangon Kataf...... more

Secondus raises alarm over PDP members, Dino Melaye, Shehu Sani

Secondus raises alarm over PDP members, Dino Melaye, Shehu Sani National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has decried the “arrest, harassment and intimidation” of members of the opposition. Secondus, in a chat with journalists on Monday in Abuja, also condemned treatment of some members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He said: “We are not in...... more

Ekiti APC secretariat sealed with Juju

Ekiti APC secretariat sealed with Juju The crisis generated by Ekiti All Progressive Congress governorship primary election took a different dimension, on Monday as some protesters sealed off the party’s secretariat in Ado Ekiti with juju (charms). It was learnt that they had padlocked the gates of the secretariat, poured palm oil to form a circle and...... more

Ngige escapes mob attack as Anambra APC meeting turns violent

Ngige escapes mob attack as Anambra APC meeting turns violent The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Sunday evening escaped mob attack at a meeting of the All Progressives Congress in a hotel in Awka, Anambra State. The meeting, it was gathered, was for the harmonisation of the results of the party’s ward congress held on Saturday. As...... more

Restructure to save Nigeria, South, Middle Belt leaders beg N'Assembly

Restructure to save Nigeria,  South, Middle Belt leaders beg N'Assembly Leaders of the South and the Middle Belt on Thursday appealed to the National Assembly to save Nigeria, which they said was on the edge of a precipice. While calling on the legislature to drop partisan politics in handling the affairs of the country, the leaders asked that a national emergency...... more

 

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