Politics

‘We Will Die To Strife And Be United In Life’ – Atiku’s Easter Message To Nigerians.

  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is going through difficult times. In his Easter message on Thursday, Abubakar, however, urged Nigerians to be hopeful as “a new Nigeria is being birthed.” He said Nigeria will surpass its challenges as one and emerge a nation “of possibilities instead of impossibilities.” “Easter is a ...

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Governor Wike suspends 12 Local Government Council Chairmen In Rivers.

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has suspended 12 Local Government Council Chairmen. The suspension of the council Chairmen is with immediate effect. The suspended Council Chairmen include : Okrika, Emohua, Abua/Odual, Degema, Khana, Gokana, Ahoada East, Ikwerre, Eleme, Andoni, Omuma and Ogu/Bolo Local Government Areas. The affected Council Chairmen were suspended for failure to participate in state official ...

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‘We Will Shock APC And Oshiomhole With Our Strategy’ – PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has taken a swipe at the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole over a statement he allegedly made that the party will not share chairmanship of House of Representatives and Senate’ Committees with opposition parties in the 9th Assembly, saying the former labour union leader lacks understanding of ...

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Election Tribunal; Microsoft, IBM Experts To Be Called By Atiku As Witnesses On INEC Servers.

  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, is set to call Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to authenticate his claim that the servers belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission showed that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by over 1.6 million votes. Atiku also identified the server where the results are kept ...

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Buhari Hosts APC House Of Reps Members To Dinner In Aso Rock.

  President Muhammadu Buhari hosted members of the House of Representatives elected under the platform of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). The dinner was held inside the Banquet Hall of the State House Presidential Villa, Abuja. Tuesday’s dinner is the second time the president will be hosting members of the House this year. He had in February hosted them ...

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‘I Am Tired Of Being A Governor’ – Nyesom Wike Of Rivers State.

  The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday declared that he was tired of being a governor and won’t contest for a third term even if the constitution permits him. He spoke while receiving his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Port Harcourt, the state capital. According to Wike: “Nobody can be more than ...

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Why We’re Not Speaking on Atiku’s Petition And APC’s Response – INEC

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will not canvass in the media matters that are sub-judice. The commission said this in reaction to the recent exchange of words between the two major parties on the case before the presidential election petition tribunal. In a statement on Monday by its national commissioner, Festus Okoye, the commission said ...

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INEC Accused Of Hiring El-Rufai’s Personal Lawyer As Counsel At Election Tribunal.

  Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district on the platform of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) Shehu Sani has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of alleged conspiracy by hiring Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai’s personal lawyer as her counsel at the tribunal. According to the Senator, hiring Governor el-Rufai’s personal lawyer in a case the governor himself is a ...

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Why APC took Atiku Citizenship Case to Election Tribunal – Keyamo Reveals.

  The Spokesman for the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign council, Festus Keyamo has revealed why the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, filed a motion that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is not a Nigerian. The APC had on Friday filed a motion at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja by its ...

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Aide Reacts After Governor Obaseki Is Accused Of Being Stingy.

  The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Mr. Taiwo Akerele, has said contrary to talks that his boss is stingy, Obaseki is generous and deals with the needy directly. He told Vanguard yesterday that not less than N200 million was spent last year through the Empathy Fund to provide financial assistance to different residents in the state without ...

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Presidential Election; INEC Accuses PDP Of Manufacturing Results.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused PDP’s presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, of manufacturing results of the last presidential election to prove his case at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. The electoral umpire filed its response on Thursday at the tribunal in Abuja. It distanced itself from an electronic sheet that purportedly contained the genuine ...

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‘It Is Idiotic’ – Atiku Reacts After APC Challenged His Nigerian Citizenship In Tribunal.

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for the 2019 polls, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has dismissed the petition by the All Progressives Congress (APC) contesting his citizenship as “idiotic”. Atiku, who spoke through his media aide, Paul Ibe, told Saturday Sun, yesterday, that it is an insult to Nigerians and the office of Vice President, which he ...

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Court Gives Saraki, Dogara, Akpabio, Others Until April 17 To Reveal Why They Defected.

  A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has given the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, former PDP Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio and 50 other lawmakers, until April 17 to file their responses to a suit asking them to vacate their seats. The suit filed by Legal Defense and Assistance Project (LEDAP) urged the ...

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Governor Wike Appeals To “Arch-Rival” Amaechi To Unite With Him.

  Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on Transportation Minister Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to join hands with him to develop the state. It was the end of the road yesterday for the Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) in its battle to unseat the Governor Nyesom Wike-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government in the Southsouth state. The Supreme Court ...

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Insecurity; House Of Reps Summon Buhari To Appear Before It Within 48 Hours.

  The house of representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before it and address Nigerians within 48 hours on the incessant killings in parts of the country. At its sitting on Thursday, the lower legislative chamber accused the president of failing in his responsibility of securing lives and properties. This followed the adoption of a motion by Mark Gbillah ...

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‘No One Is Above The Law, No Matter How Highly Placed’ – Lai Mohammed Warns Atiku

Lai Mohammed and Atiku Abubakar   The minister of information, Lai Mohammed has asked Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to stop “overheating the polity”. Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, Mohammed advised Atiku not to give the impression that he does not have confidence in the country’s judicial system. The minister said this ...

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‘Wait Till You Are Inaugurated Before You Start Acting Like Governor’ – Okorocha Tells Ihedioha.

Rochas Okorocha and Emeka Ihedioha   Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Wednesday asked the state governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, to stop creating tension in the state. Okorocha, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, accused Ihedioha of creating tension in the state through what he described as his unguarded utterances and provoking actions. “It has become increasingly ...

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Rochas Okorocha Accuses Imo Governor-Elect, Ihedioha Of ‘Impersonation’

  Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has accused the governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, of impersonating him. He said for Ihedioha, who was announced winner of the governorship election in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Owerri, to be acting as governor and conducting activities meant for a sitting governor, is impersonation. In a statement signed by Sam ...

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Okorocha Reveals Why He Wants To Go Senate.

  Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, Monday gave hint why he wants to go to National Assembly as Senator representing Imo West Senatorial zone. He said he wants to build a strong political bridge between the Southeast and other geopolitical zones of the country. The governor also hinted that he would pursue the policy of Free Education at the National ...

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Power Must Shift To The South In 2023 – APC Chieftain Insists.

  Organising Secretary of APC in Adamawa, Alhaji Ahmed Lawal, has insisted that power must shift to the southern part of Nigeria in 2023. Lawal made the call in an interview in Yola, yesterday. He stressed the need to demonstrate fairness in the polity, adding that the southern part of Nigeria supported the Northern part to retain power for eight ...

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