Hold FG, APC responsible if democracy comes near harm —PDP

Hold FG, APC responsible if democracy comes near harm —PDP The People Democratic Party has asked Nigerians and the international community to hold the All Progressives Congress and its Federal Government responsible should Nigeria’s democracy fall into any harm in the coming days. The party also warned that any attempt by anybody to forcefully take over the control of the National...... more

2019: Nwabueze, Nwodo, IPOB say Igbo not interested in presidency

2019: Nwabueze, Nwodo, IPOB say Igbo not interested in presidency The President General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo; a constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, and the Indigenous People of Biafra, on Sunday, held a closed-door meeting at Ogbaru, Anambra State. The meeting convened by Nwabueze, our correspondent gathered, deliberated on the 2019 general elections and the Igbo interest in...... more

Looters, politicians interested in juicy appointments must go –Oshiomhole

Looters, politicians interested in juicy appointments must go –Oshiomhole The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on members of the party to support efforts by President Muhammadu Buhari to flush out politicians who are bent on looting the nation’s treasury. Oshiomhole said this on Friday while addressing a crowd of supporters at the Benin Airport,...... more

Saraki, Kwara Gov. Ahmed dump APC

Saraki, Kwara Gov. Ahmed dump APC The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has formally announced his departure from Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, made a similar announcement at about the same time.Mr Saraki made his announcement on his official social media handles. “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after...... more

Buhari didn’t want alliance with Tinubu in 2015 – Galadima, r-APC Chair

Buhari didn’t want alliance with Tinubu in 2015 – Galadima, r-APC Chair The Chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (r-APC), Buba  Galadima, said President Muhammadu Buhari was against forming an alliance with a former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, who had nominated Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as Buhari’s running mate before the 2015 elections. He also said he blocked the Serving Overseer of...... more

2019: Buhari, APC running divisive, incompetent govt – Lamido

2019: Buhari, APC running divisive, incompetent govt – Lamido A former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress at the centre as incompetent, visionless, evil and divisive. Lamido, a presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, made the allegations on Thursday when he and his entourage paid a...... more

Bauchi lawmaker dumps APC

Bauchi lawmaker dumps APC A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula constituency, Aminu Tukur,  on Wednesday renounced his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) but did not announce his new party, saying he would disclose his new party later. Speaking with journalists in an interview, the lawmaker who is...... more

2019: Why we might consider adopting a new name – PDP

2019: Why we might consider adopting a new name – PDP The Peoples Democratic party (PDP) says it has set up a committee to consider changing its name. The national publicity secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, made this known while briefing journalists at the party’s secretariat on Monday after its emergency 88th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting. There have been reports...... more

Defection: Your intervention too late, R-APC tells Buhari

Defection: Your intervention too late, R-APC tells Buhari The Reformed-All Progressives Congress on Sunday said it was too late for President Muhammadu Buhari to start dangling juicy carrots before its members in order to stop their defection from the ruling APC. The R-APC, which stated this in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kassim Afegbua, took a swipe...... more

Atiku formally declares bid for 2019 presidency

Atiku formally declares bid for 2019 presidency Thousands thronged Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, on Saturday, as former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar formally declared his ambition to run for the presidency in 2019. According to a statement by Atiku’s media office, leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from all the geopolitical zones of the country and the National...... more

Buhari’s team, APC offer opposition parties N50m —ADC

Buhari’s team, APC offer opposition parties N50m —ADC The African Democratic Congress has alleged that the All Progressives Congress and the President Muhammadu Buhari team are offering opposition parties N50m to compromise them. The National Chairman of the ADC, Ralphs Nwosu, said this in his welcome address at a meeting with a team of officials of the National Democratic...... more

We have ‘facts’ to prove APC rigged Ekiti poll for Fayemi – PDP

We have ‘facts’ to prove APC rigged Ekiti poll for Fayemi – PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that it has ‘facts’ to prove that the governorship election held on Saturday, July 14 in Ekiti State was rigged in favour of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. It said members of its National Working Committee met in...... more

Ekiti: Coalition protests alleged election rigging at US embassy

Ekiti: Coalition protests alleged election rigging at US embassy A coalition of civil society groups on Monday protested the alleged rigging of Ekiti governorship election at the United States Embassy in Abuja. Numbering over 20 youths, the group walked to the barricade at the embassy where they were stopped by armed police officers guarding the mission. The group carried huge...... more

2019 polls to cost N242bn, Buhari tells National Assembly

2019 polls to cost N242bn, Buhari tells National Assembly President Muhammadu Buhari has presented a supplementary budget to the National Assembly in which he sought the approval of N164bn out of the N242bn budgeted for the 2019 general elections. Buhari said the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies would need N242bn for the elections, asking the legislature to provide...... more

2019: I won’t just be President but a warrior in fight against poverty, injustices – Dankwambo

2019: I won’t just be President but a warrior in fight against poverty, injustices – Dankwambo A frontline presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, said at the weekend that, if elected president in 2019, he would declare war on poverty and injustices in the country. The Gombe State governor also said with the consultations going on on his behalf...... more

I won’t go to jail because I have integrity, Buhari boasts

I won’t go to jail because I have integrity, Buhari boasts President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Sunday congratulated the Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi on his victory in the just concluded Ekiti gubernatorial election. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that Fayemi should use his second-coming to continue the...... more

PDP rejects Ekiti election, says it’s daylight robbery

PDP rejects Ekiti election, says it’s daylight robbery The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has rejected the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State. It described the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission as a daylight robbery. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition PDP said: “The process, characterized by open alteration of...... more

INEC declares Kayode Fayemi winner of Ekiti Governorship Election

INEC declares Kayode Fayemi winner of Ekiti Governorship Election Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress has been declared winner of the governorship election in Ekiti State. Fayemi defeated the Eleka Olusola, current Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kolapo Olusola, and over 30 others in a keenly contested election. He was victorious...... more

Why we’re meeting Obasanjo today — PDP

Why we’re meeting Obasanjo today — PDP Members of the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)  led by the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, will meet with the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta today. The PDP team which included the PDP Board of Trustee Chairman, Senator Walid Jubrin, Chief Bode George, former...... more

Ekiti governorship election: 34 candidates jostle for 667,270 votes

Ekiti governorship election: 34 candidates jostle for 667,270 votes Thirty-four candidates from various political parties will on Saturday (today) contest for the Ekiti State governorship election. There had been tension and apprehension during the electioneering, especially with the deployment of more than 30,000 security men by the police and other security agencies in the state for the poll. According to...... more

2019: R-APC sues Oshiomhole, APC

2019: R-APC sues Oshiomhole, APC The political differences between the Reformed All Progressives Congress (r-APC) and the APC took a different dimension on Thursday as the Alhaji Buba Galadima-led R-APC filed a suit seeking an order of perpetual injunction restraining Mr Adams Oshiomhole and 53 others from parading themselves as or claiming to be officers of...... more

Ekiti incident, coup against democracy -- Secondus

Ekiti incident, coup against democracy -- Secondus *Ex-President Jonathan cautions security agents The national leadership of the PDP has alleged that there is a plan to assassinate Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State. It said that if the killing had happened,  the Federal Government and the security agencies would have blamed it on what it referred to as...... more

Fayose weeps, claims he was beaten by policemen

 Fayose weeps, claims he was beaten by policemen There was drama in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday as Governor Ayo Fayose said he was brutalised by policemen who allegedly stormed the main entrance to the Ekiti State Government House to stop a rally by the Peoples Democratic Party. Residents said there were gunshots at the main entrance to the Government...... more

No gang-up can make us waiver –APC

No gang-up can make us waiver –APC The Adams Oshiomhole-led All Progressives Congress has said no gang-up can make the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration deviate from its commitment to rid Nigeria of corruption and improve the quality of lives. The APC said this in its first official reaction to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the...... more

Buhari’s government most corrupt, incompetent – Atiku

Buhari’s government most corrupt, incompetent – Atiku A former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alahaji Atiku Abubakar has stated that the All Progressive Congress, APC, led federal government is the most corrupt and incompetent government since 1999. Atiku made this known while addressing a mammoth supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during his one-day...... more

We’re ready for arrest, detention and death – Secondus

We’re ready for arrest, detention and death – Secondus The National Chairman of the PDP,  said members of the opposition were ready to be arrested, intimidated and even killed as the 2019 presidential election approached. He said this when the thirty-nine political parties met in Abuja on Monday to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to field a single presidential candidate in...... more

2019: PDP, ADC, R-APC, 36 Other Parties sign Grand Alliance MOU to oust APC

2019: PDP, ADC, R-APC, 36 Other Parties sign Grand Alliance MOU to oust APC THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), African Democratic Congress (ADC), the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) and 36 other political parties Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in a grand alliance to form a government of national unity in 2019. The sole agenda, according to the MOU, is to produce a...... more

If I tell National Assembly to impeach Buhari, they will – R-APC’s Galadima blows hot

If I tell National Assembly to impeach Buhari, they will – R-APC’s Galadima blows hot Buba Galadima, national chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), splinter group of the ruling party, says his group has majority in the national assembly to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. According to THISDAY, Galadima said this in response to Adams Oshiomhole’s, national chairman of the APC, description of R-APC members...... more

APC finally breaks as nPDP, others form faction, R-APC

APC finally breaks as nPDP, others form faction, R-APC *Buhari has demonstrated incompetence, nepotism, says R-APC Aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, including members of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party, have announced the formation of the Reformed All Progressives Congress. The National Chairman of the group, Alhaji Buba Galadima, announced the new party executive at a press conference...... more

Saraki’s Chief of Staff dumps APC

Saraki’s Chief of Staff dumps APC …Senate President not involved, says aide Chief of Staff to the Senate President, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmad, on Monday dumped All Progressives Congress (APC), saying that, the party should not be trusted to rule beyond 2019. Baba-Ahmed who is also a one-time INEC Secretary however clarified that his decision to dump APC has...... more

 

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