Politics

Your style of governance pushed Twitter to locate Africa’s HQ in Ghana – PDP tells Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday claimed that the decision by Social network company, Twitter, to locate it’s African headquarters in Ghana is largely informed by what it called the misrule of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC. This is as the party noted that Twitter’s preference for Ghana over Nigeria “was occasioned by inconsistent economic policies, ...

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You are my leader, Fayose tells Makinde at PDP South-West zonal congress, begs for forgiveness

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, stunned all stalwarts and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the South-West zonal congress in Osogbo, Osun State, when he declared that Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State remains his leader in the party. Fayose, in his remarks before the commencement of the congress, affirmed that “Seyi Makinde is ...

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PDP moves to reconcile Fayose,Governor Makinde

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has plans to organise a South West stakeholders meeting towards resolving the crisis in the zone, ahead of its zonal congresses. PDP said this in a statement submitted by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja. Ologbondiyan said the NWC had scaled up reconciliation processes in the ...

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Ex-Army Chief, Onyeabo Ihejirika formally joins APC

A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Onyeabo Ihejirika has formally joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).   Mr Ihejirika served as army chief under former president Goodluck Jonathan. This is according to a statement issued by Mamman Mohammed, spokesman to Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman APC Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) on Friday in Abuja. Mr ...

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Doyin Okupe joins 2023 Presidential race

A former aide of President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe has joined the 2023 Presidential race.  He declared this on his twitter page. He promised to be a ONE TERM President while asking for the grace of God to fulfill this. He states his mission will be to restructure, reset a new agenda for the nation and re-unite the country. ”PRESIDENCY ...

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Wike was my staff, I can’t bring myself low with a to him response – Amaechi blasts

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says he cannot bring himself low to respond to Governor Nyesom Wike’s recent allegation. Governor Wike had recently said the infrastructural development executed by Amaechi’s ministry has political undertone. Wike accused the federal government of protecting Amaechi from being prosecuted for purportedly misappropriating funds from the sales of some of the state’s assets. The governor ...

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Ship of Lagos was heading in wrong direction in your time – Tinubu blasts Ambode

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday slammed the governorship era of Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos. At a ceremony to commission a flyover bridge at Pen Cinema, which was begun by Ambode’s administration, Tinubu said the ship of state, under Ambode was heading in the wrong direction. He said the drift became noticeable ...

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Ogun Deputy Speaker, Oludare Kadiri impeached

The Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Oludare Kadiri has been impeached. A five-member committee set up by the House impeached Hon. Kadiri over an alleged public disturbance which he was found guilty. Hon Kadiri was on February 26, arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for an alleged assault after he reportedly led suspected hoodlums to ...

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Edo: Court sentences 32 for not wearing facemasks

A mobile court in Benin, Edo, on Monday, sentenced 32 people to community services for not wearing face masks. The Edo government has made it mandatory for residents to wear face masks and obey other Covid-19 protocols in order to curb the spread of the virus. The Prosecuting Counsel, Uyi Omoruyi, said that the 32 people were arrested within Benin ...

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Ganduje sacks media aide, Salihu Yakasai for criticising Buhari

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a media aide of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has been relieved of his appointment for asking President Buhari’s resignation over his failure to tackle widespread abductions in the country. According to a statement issued by the state government, Tanko-Yakasai who has since been arrested was sacked over his continued unguarded comments and utterances which are deemed contrary to the ...

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Ex-Governor, Gbenga Daniels registers as APC member (Photos)

  A former Governor of Ogun state, Gbenga Daniels as officially registered as an APC member. Recall Northern Governors visiting Ogun state over herdsmen/farmer crisis had paid hi a visit asking him to join their party – APC. A broom was presented to him in the present of the Ogun state Governor, Dapo Abiodun. And now, Daniel has made it ...

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Moment Northern Governors in Ogun for herdsmen discussion stormed Daniels’ house to welcome him to APC

Former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel (OGD) has been formally received into the All Progressives Congress (APC) by five governors of the party, who were led by their colleague in the state, Dapo Abiodun. The governors, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, Abubakar Bello of Niger, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi as well as Bello Matawalle of ...

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Yahaya Bello presidential campaign posters flood Plateau

Campaign posters of Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello for 2023 presidency flooded the streets of Jos, the Plateau capital in the early hours of Wednesday. The posters were spotted in some areas of Jos with residents completely looking stunned. The posters, which have no logo of any political party, bear the picture of the Governor with the inscription “Yahaya Bello for ...

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David Mark’s daughter, Bauchi Rep join APC

Daughter of former Senate President David Mark and member representing Otukpo/Ohimini Federal Constituency of Benue, Hon. Blessing Onuh, has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the All Progressive Grand Alliance(APGA). The member representing Bauchi Federal Constituency, Hon. Yakubu Abdullahi, also dumped the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) for the APC. In two separate letters read by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, the ...

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Atiku’s campaign manager, Gbenga Daniel, decamps to APC

Former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has joined the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC. Gbenga was a front row member of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, having led the campaign team of defeated presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku. Daniel is expected to pick up the membership card of APC before the registration of new members closes ...

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Ex- Oyo Governor, Ladoja and his loyalists set to join APC

A former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja, and his supporters in Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) on Friday initiated merger talks with the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2023 general elections.   The meeting, which was held at the Premier Hotel, Mokola, Ibadan, was reportedly approved by Ladoja. It will be recalled that ZLP, under the leadership ...

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I’ve not left PDP – FFK blasts Yahaya Bello

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has denied claim that he has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.   He made the denial in a short statement issued after a video by Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello that he had accepted to join APC went viral on Wednesday. But the former minister said ...

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Oshiomhole faults APC’s revalidation exercise

The immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has faulted the ongoing membership revalidation exercise of the party. The exercise, he said, is contrary to Constitution of the party. Oshiomhole spoke with newsmen shortly after revalidating his membership of the party at Unit 1, Ward 10, Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government of Edo State. ...

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