Politics

I think Crooked Hillary Clinton should enter the 2020 presidential race – President Trump Tweets

President Donald Trump has challenged Hillary Clinton to join the 2020 U.S. presidential race on condition that she gives an explanation regarding the notorious email scandal. Mocking her in a tweet moments ago, Trump wrote, ‘I think that Crooked Hillary Clinton should enter the race to try and steal it away from Uber Left Elizabeth Warren. Only one condition. The ...

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There is no politician better than the Igbo politician – Ijaw leader, Edwin Clark

Ijaw leader and politician, Chief Edwin Clark who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information in a recent interview with Vanguard said there is no politician in Nigeria better than Igbo politician.   When asked about his thoughts on the 2023 presidency Clark said; “some argued that the Igbo have not played politics well to ...

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Ganduje VS Kabir: Security beefed up in Kano State ahead of tribunal judgment

Security has been beefed up in the Kano State metropolis ahead of the judgment to be delivered today by the Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.   The tribunal on Monday, September 30th  announced Wednesday as judgment day in the petition filed by the PDP and its gubernatorial candidate, Abba Kabir Yusuf against Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje.   Ganduje is at the ...

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Tunde Bakare insists he will become the next president after Buhari

Tunde Bakare, the general overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, insists he will become the next President of Nigeria after President Buhari completes his second term in 2023.   Last week, a video of the clergyman man making this declaration went viral. Speaking in his church yesterday Sunday September 29th, the clergyman said although the video of him making the declaration ...

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Thugs disrupt Bayelsa State House of Assembly sitting, snatch the Mace after emergence of new speaker

There’s a lot of confusing and pandemonium at the Bayelsa State House of Assembly complex as the embattled Speaker, Emmanuel Isenah, has been controversially impeached and replaced with a lawmaker representing Southern Ijaw Constituency 2, Monday Obolo.   Ranami Afagha, a media Aide to Emmanuel Isenah, however said the impeachment of his boss would not stand as it was done against ...

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Nigeria @ 59: All is not well when judges are persecuted for enforcing the constitution – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, Atiku Abubakar has accused the federal government of persecuting judges defending the constitutional rights of Nigerians.   Atiku, in his independence message urged Nigerians to defend their rights and insist that no one individual was bigger than the laws of the land. He said ...

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Miyetti Allah endorses Governor Yahaya Bello for second term

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has adopted Governor Yahaya Bello as its candidate for the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.   National Organising Secretary of the group, Alhaji Aliyu Saleh, who made the declaration at a news conference in Lokoja on Saturday, directed Fulani in the state to immediately embark on Ruga-to-Ruga campaign ...

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INEC disqualifies 14 political parties for fielding invalid candidates ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa State governorship polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disqualified 14 political parties from participating in the upcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states for fielding invalid candidates.   Disclosing this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, September 27th, INEC National Commissioner and the Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said the commission disqualified eight parties in ...

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Governor El-Rufai drags Shehu Sani, says ‘he can’t be employed in the state civil service’

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has mocked the immediate past senator for Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, on Twitter.   El-Rufai not only referred to Sani as unemployable, he also said Sani is not good enough for a desk role in the Kaduna State civil service.   El-Rufai fired the shots responding to Twitter user @SaifuBawa who had asked the governor ...

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You must live with the consequences of rejecting Jonathan and putting Buhari in power- FFK reacts to Sowore’s continued detention

Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, embattled publisher of Sahara Reporters, despite fulfilling his bail condition.   In a post shared on his Facebook page, FFK wondered why anyone is surprised Sowore is still in detention. He pointed out that Sowore is living with the ”consequences of fighting to bring President Buhari to power and rejecting ...

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Reports of cold war between Buhari, Osinbajo are mere gossip- APC governors

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors under the auspices, Progressive Governors Forum, have denied media reports that there is a cold war between President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.   The governors described the reports of a feud between President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo as ”mere rumour and another scheme of opposition mischief makers”.   Speaking during the ...

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Only 62 out of 2,970 women won elective positions in 2019 election — INEC

The Independent National and Electoral commission (INEC) on Thursday September 26, revealed that only 62 out of 2,970 women won elective positions in 2019 election.   INEC’s Deputy Director & Head of Gender Division, Blessing Obidegwu who spoke at a 2-day workshop meant to review the 2019 general elections from a gender perspective, stated that the current political representation of women in all ...

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There is no rift between Buhari and Osinbajo- APC claims

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports that there is a rift between President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. For many weeks now, Nigerians have been inundated with reports that the President and his Deputy are at logger heads. These speculations have been fueled by some actions taken within the presidency in recent times.   At a press conference ...

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‘His action is simply a 2023 political stunt’ – Shehu Sani calls El-Rufai a clown for enrolling his son in public school

Shehu Sani, the Immediate past senator who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Senate has lambasted Governor Nasir El-Rufai for enrolling his son in a public school, calling it a political stunt for 2023.   He further said the action is not only clownish, comical but also deceptive. Sani while addressing pressmen in Kaduna, said the governor’s moves are meant to deceive ...

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Obasanjo was behind my impeachment as Governor of Oyo state over his third term – Ladoja

Chief Rashidi Ladoja, the former Governor of Oyo state has revealed that former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo was behind his impeachment in 2006 after he opposed his third term agenda.   The impeached Oyo Governor on Tuesday September 24, revealed that Obasanjo threatened to reduce him to “nobody” for rejecting his third term bid and also rejected appeals by prominent Nigerians, including ...

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‘I will succeed Buhari as president of Nigeria in 2023’ – Pastor Tunde Bakare (Video)

Tunde Bakare, the founder and senior pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, a Lagos-based pentecostal church has declared he would be Nigeria’s next president come 2023.   Bakare, in a video which has gone viral on social medial, declared that he would succeed President Muhammadu Buhari as 16th president of Nigeria, saying this is why he was born.   “Take it to ...

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Atiku to file 70-point appeal at the Supreme Court against tribunal ruling

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general election, really means business to overturn the verdict of the Presidential Elections Petitions Tribunal, PEPT, that confirmed President Buhari’s re-election.   According to a report by Thisdaylive.com, lawyers of Atiku have concluded plans to file a 70-point appeal at the Supreme Court on Monday, September ...

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It is not true that President Buhari doesn’t know how to govern – Osinbajo speaks on why they are yet to deliver their promises

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has countered claims of President Buhari’s failure in governance hindering the fulfillment of promise they made to Nigerians during their campaign.   Speaking at the burial ceremony of Mrs Moroluke Fakoyede, mother of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) Secretary Mr. Ola Olukoyede, which was held at Saint Luke’s Anglican Church in Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti State ...

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‘We will all die and give an account of our lives to our creator’ – Atiku tells Buhari on Supreme court ruling

Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar in his reaction to the September 11th dismissal of his petition against President Buhari’s election, evoked subtle threats of eternal damnation to all blocking his path.   Atiku who is trying to reclaim his ‘mandate’ from President Buhari by pleading at the presidential tribunal that he had ...

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Dethroned Emir, Hassan Marafa becomes new PDP Deputy Chairman

Hassan Marafa, the former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara state has emerged the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   Marafa emerged during the party’s state congress held in Gusau on Monday, September 16th. He was appointed Emir of Bakura in 2010 by former governor, Aliyu Mamuda but was removed by Mamuda’s successor Abdulaziz Yari, who replaced ...

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Nigerian woman, Zulfat Suara becomes first Muslim woman to be elected to Nashville office

Zulfat Suara, a US-based Nigerian woman who made headlines months ago after declaring her interest to contest for political office in Nashville, has also made history by becoming the first Muslim to be elected to a Metro seat in Nashville.   Suara contested for one of the five At-Large council seats and she joins Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt, Burkley Allen, and ...

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