Politics

I’ve grown wiser politically – Ambode

The outgoing Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, stated that spending four years in office has made him grow wiser politically.   He made this known while speaking with state house correspondents during what he termed a “thank you visit” to President Muhammadu Buhari who few weeks ago graced the inaugurating of some projects in the state. When asked concerning the lesson ...

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Nigerian woman sworn in as Mayor of Enfield, UK (Photos)

Nigerian born British Labour politician, Dr. Kate Anolue from Anambra State has been sworn in as the Mayor of Enfield, UK. This is the second time she is assuming this position and she said she is “thrilled” to be a role model for women in the world after being named the mayor again after serving in 2012. She takes over ...

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Godfather prevented Fashola from fighting corruption in Lagos – Aka-Bashorun

A former Vice-Chairman of Kosofe Local Government Area in Lagos State, Segun Aka-Bashorun, has revealed how former Governor Babatunde Fashola (SAN) was prevented from fighting corruption by “the godfather”. According to him, Fashola had put in place mechanisms to promote transparency in local governments in the state but was frustrated. Made this kniwn on WednesdayWwhen he appeared as a guest on Channels ...

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We’ll challenge Oyetola’s victory at Supreme Court – PDP

The Osun PDP party chairman Soji Adagunodo has vowed that the party will head to the Supreme Court to challenge the Appeal Court ruling which declared Governor Gboyega Oyetola winner of the 2018 Osun governorship election. Speaking to pressmen shortly after the ruling, PDP state chairman Soji Adagunodo said: “Technicality was what Wole Olanipekun laid before the court. There was no ...

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Nigeria’s electoral law is problematic – INEC chairman

INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has described the nation’s current Electoral Act as problematic and must be addressed through a new legal framework. Yakubu made this known during the 12th National Delegates Conference of the Forum of State Independent Electoral Commissions of Nigeria held in Jos, Plateau State capital, on Wednesday. He was represented by the commission’s National Commissioner and Chairman, ...

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Davido reacts to judgment nullifying Senator Ademola Adeleke

Nigerian singer, Davido has reacted to the Court of Appeal ruling which nullified his Uncle Senator Ademola Adeleke’s victory at the Osun State governorship polls. The Court of Appeal which sat today nullified the judgment given by a Tribunal few weeks ago which declared that Senator Ademola Adeleke won the election. The court proceeded to declare Governor Gboyega Oyetola winner of ...

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Senator Ademola Adeleke loses as court of appeal declare Oyetola winner

A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has nullified the ruling on the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal which favored Senator Ademola Adeleke. Few weeks ago, the Tribunal which satsin abuja nullified the victory of Governor Gboyega Oyetola at the elections and declared Senator Ademola Adeleke as the winner. However, Governor Gboyega Oyetola head for the Court of Appeal which today nullified ...

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Kano Assembly passes bill to create four new Emirates

A bill for the creation of four additional first class Emirates has been passed by the Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday. This was during their sitting which also saw the approval of the amendment of the local government and chieftaincy affairs law by the lawmakers. A committee set up aims to establishment the emirates which would facilitate more development to ...

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The evil I feared in PDP has befallen me 10 times in APC – Okorocha laments

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has stated that the evil he feared in PDP has befalling him since he joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Okorocha had his certificate of return withheld by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after he was declared winner of the Imo West senatorial election. This was after a complaint by Francis Ibeawuch, the ...

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FFK disagrees with presidency that Miyetti Allah is like Ohanaeze/Afenifere

Femi Fani-Kayode FFK, has reacted to the presidency comparing Miyetti Allah to socio-cultural groups like Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo. The comparison was made by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in an interview with Channels TV. “The Miyetti Allah group is like Ohanaeze Ndigbo or the Afenifere. It’s just a cultural group” he said. “There ...

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President Buhari must deal with overambituous APC members – El Rufai

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai has advised the President Buhari to deal with overambituous APC members who are already scheming ahead of the 2023 elections. According to El Rufai, the internal crisis rocking the party is due to the members who couldn’t even wait for the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari to take off. His words: “there were a ...

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Nigerian senators still live in the Stone Age – Ben Bruce

” Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has accused his colleagues in the Senate of rejecting technological advancements, which he considers as a confirmation they are still living in the Stone Age. The senator representing Bayelsa east, said Nigeria has become the laughing stock in the world because of the “inability of senators to function in the 21st century While speaking with BBC Pidgin, Bruce accused ...

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El Rufai speaks on How to stop godfatherism in Lagos

Governor El Rufai of Kaduna State has revealed how godfatherism could come to an end in Lagos State. This was made known when he spoke at an event in Ikoyi titled: “An evening with His Excellency Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State.” El Rufai who spoke of retiring four godfathers in his state revealed that such can be replicated in Lagos ...

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‘How Buhari And APC Influenced Voters During The 2019 Elections’ – Atiku

  The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have insisted that the Trader-Moni policy of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration was a vote-buying scheme that lacked budgetary backing. Atiku and his party described the policy as “illegal and corrupt extra-budgetary spending.” They stated this in their reply to the response by Buhari ...

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‘Find Alternative Funds For Us If You Say Government Shouldn’t Borrow’ – Fashola.

  The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has replied those criticising the Federal Government for borrowing funds. Addressing reporters in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, he asked such people to provide an alternative to sourcing for funds. “Those who say we shouldn’t borrow must have an alternative answer to where we will get the money. Those who don’t support ...

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Amaechi And Akpabio Reconcile In Abuja After Years Of Political Conflict.

  The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, and former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, have settled the perceived political differences between them. A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Festus Keyamo, disclosed this in a statement sent to Channels Television on Monday. According to him, both leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ironed out their differences when they met ...

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‘Atiku’s Father Died As A Cameroonian Citizen After Drowning In River’ – APC Witness.

  Farther than subside, the controversy over whether former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll is a Nigerian by birth, is still raging. A man, who claims to be a close friend of Garba Abubakar, Atiku’s late father, alleged that neither of his parents was a Nigerian. The unnamed ...

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‘Buhari Loves The Igbos More Than Any Nigerian President’ – Group Claims.

  The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari loves the people of the South-East more than all his predecessors in office. The council’s President-General, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, said this in an interview with journalists in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital. He was reacting to a statement credited to the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, that Buhari ...

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Shehu Sani reveals why Tinubu, Saraki, Dogara are fighting.

Senator Shehu Sani has revealed the reason behind the fight between Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and Bola Tinubu. Just few days ago, Tinubu launched an attack on the National Assembly leadership which he accused of budget padding. This led to a war of words which She Sani believes is a continuation of the Tinubu is fighting against Saraki ...

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