Politics

Ifeanyi Ubah dumps YPP, joins APC

  Just days after denying plans to dump the Young Peoples Party, YPP, Ifeanyi Ubah, senator who won the election Anambra south election on the platform, has dumped the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the APC, announced Ubah’s membership of the ruling party at a meeting President Muhammadu Buhari had with APC senators-elect in ...

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‘Buhari Should Save The Nation Stress By Surrendering Atiku’s Mandate’ – PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop their “unnecessary fabrications, smear campaign” and prepare to face the opposition’s legal team at the Presidential Election Tribunal. Responding to a petition by the spokesman for the President’s campaign, Mr. Festus Keyamo, the PDP said Buhari is overweighed by the burden ...

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‘A PDP Member Will Never Be Speaker Or Deputy Speaker Even If N1 Billion Is Brought’ – Oshiomhole Tells Lawmakers.

  All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders yesterday moved to prevent the “hijack” of the new National Assembly leadership. They met with would-be lawmakers. President Muhammadu Buhari dined with serving APC senators and senators-elect at the New Banquet Hall of the  State House. The meeting came on the heels of a similar parley between APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole and House of ...

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‘What Will I Tell My Baby When I Give Birth’; 22-Year-Old Wife Of Slain APC Member. Photo

Timipre Sylva and Mrs. Koromiaware Kenneth   A 22-year-old Koromiaware Kenneth has lamented her ordeals following the killing of her husband, Kenneth Adebor, at Nembe-Bassambiri, Nembe Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, a day before the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. Mrs. Kenneth, who was four-month-old pregnant said her husband was killed by political thugs. She urged security ...

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‘It Is The Same Military Dictator Inside The Agbada And Khaki’ – Amaechi Blasts Buhari.

  A First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi has said that the present administration committed treasonable offence by deploying the military during the general election. Amaechi maintained that the military should have no part to play in elections and internal security in the country. Amaechi, a foremost nationalist, also noted that President Muhammadu Buhari would not have stepped down ...

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Elections; Presidency Reveals Why Buhari Refused To Campaign For Some APC Candidates.

  The Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has stated the reasons the President refused to visit some states to campaign for governorship candidates of his party, All Progressives Congress, after he had won the presidential election of February 23, 2019. The governorship election had held on March 9, about nine days after Buhari had ...

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BREAKING: Collation officer shot in Benue

        Unknown gunmen have shot Comfort Dooshima, the collation officer for Gboko local government area of Benue state. Dooshima a lecturer at the University of Agriculture, Benue, was attacked on her way to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) head office in Markurdi, the state capital, on Saturday night. More to follow…

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‘My Wife Of 34 Years Can Confirm This Is Me, I Am Not Cloned’ – Governor el-Rufai.

  Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Friday evening returned to the state after his rumoured accident involvement, saying that, he is not cloned from abroad. This was as the Governor tackled the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar over his claim that, he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23rd presidential election in Kaduna state. El-Rufai ...

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What PDP Said Over Adeleke’s Victory At Osun Election Tribunal.

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke. It described the judgment as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people. The main opposition party said the judgment was a clear indicator that those who set out ...

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Former Senate President Writes To Donald Trump Over Killings, Corruption In Nigeria.

  Former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, has written the United States President, Donald Trump, over a recent report by US Department of State titled: 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The report indicted the Federal Government and state agents, particularly the military of arbitrary killings and other sundry crimes bothering on human rights violations allegedly perpetrated in Nigeria during ...

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INEC Releases Timelines for the Collation and Declaration of Rivers Governorship Election

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has outlined activities and timeline to resolve the electoral logjam in Rivers State. An INEC spokesperson, Festus Okoye, disclosed this at a press briefing at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. According to him, the activities began on the March 19 when the commission had engagements with major actors. This will be followed by ...

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Lebanese Contractor Reveals ‘How He Connived With Fayose’s Aide To Land Contracts’ In Ekiti.

The N2.2bn fraud trial of former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose progressed on Wednesday with the prosecution fielding four additional witnesses. Among the four witnesses were three Lebanese – Goshen Joseph; Joseph Mechleb and Maroun Mechleb – who are working in Nigeria as building and construction engineers. Mechleb, who was fielded as PW10, is the Chief Executive Officer of a ...

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APC used military to rig presidential poll – Galadima

Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of using the military to rig the 2019 presidential election. Galadima spoke when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television. According to him, the military used its Operation Python Dance launched across all states of the federation “effectively to intimidate voters, to ...

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PDP, Atiku Suffering From Post-Election Depression, Hallucination – APC

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is suffering from post-election depression over the opposition party’s claim that it won the last presidential election. The ruling party said this in a statement by its publicity secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, on Wednesday while reacting to the claim by the PDP. The PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku ...

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PDP threatens to halt Buhari’s inauguration

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the court order stopping the collation of pending results of the Bauchi governorship election. The party described the order as unconstitutional, and threatened to obtain similar ones stopping the swearing in of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) “particularly President Muhammadu Buhari”. A federal high court in Abuja had given an ...

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Buhari rejects five more n’assembly bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected five bills transmitted to him by the national assembly. The bills are Nigerian Film Commission bill, Immigration Amendment bill 2018, Climate change bill 2018, Chartered Institute of Pension Practitioners bill 2018 and Digital Rights and Freedom bill. The president’s decision to withhold assent to the bills was conveyed via a letter read during plenary on ...

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2015 Presidential Election; How Goodluck Jonathan Shot Himself In The Foot – Galadima

  Buba Galadima has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan shot himself in the foot by not taking Muhammadu Buhari to court following the outcome of the 2015 presidential election.   Galadima who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily opined that Jonathan could have defeated Buhari in court. “He could have successfully triumphed because of what had happened eventually from ...

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PDP Chieftain Comes To The Rescue Of Stranded APC Supporters Who Rode Bicycles To Abuja To Celebrate Buhari. Photo

  Three young men pictured below reportedly rode their bicycles all the way from Biu local government area of Borno state to Abuja just to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari and senate leader, Ali Ndume of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over their election victories. According to reports, they spent some days in Abuja as all their efforts to meet the ...

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Tinubu Reacts After Being Accused Of Meddling In Kano Supplementary Elections.

  All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday denied meddling in the proposed Kano State supplementary elections. He also refuted the unfounded reports that he relocated to Kano, the state capital, for the polls. The former Lagos State governor described those insinuating that he is involved in the preparations for the supplementary elections as liars. “Asiwaju is not ...

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INEC Speaks On ‘Giving In’ To APC’s Demand On Rivers State Elections.

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that it would not remove its Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers State, Obo Effanga, saying that it does not take directive from anybody. INEC’s Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, stated this while responding to an enquiry from Punch correspondent on Monday. Among other demands, the spokesman for the APC, Lanre ...

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‘We Are Very Ready’ – PDP, Atiku Gather 400 Witnesses, 20 SANs Against Buhari’s Victory.

  The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said on Monday that they had assembled over 400 witnesses to testify at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, where they would challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress’ victory at the poll. They spoke through the ...

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