APC convention: Buhari asks govs to support Oshiomhole

25 April 2018
APC convention: Buhari asks govs to support Oshiomhole

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged All Progressives Congress (APC) governors to support a former governor of Edo State, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, for the chairmanship of the party. The president sought...

APC convention: Oshiomhole’s endorsement foolish, childish – Oyegun

25 April 2018
APC convention: Oshiomhole’s endorsement foolish, childish – Oyegun

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr John Odigie-Oyegun, has described the endorsement of a former governor of Edo State, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, for the position of national chairman...

Falae, other SDP leaders storm Ibadan, woo Akala, others

24 April 2018
Falae, other SDP leaders storm Ibadan, woo Akala, others

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan Towards move to wrestle power from ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government come 2019, chieftains of newly rejuvenated Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Monday, stormed...

Politicians behind killings in Middle-Belt – Presidency

23 April 2018
Politicians behind killings in Middle-Belt – Presidency

The presidency, yesterday, alleged political motif in some of the killings in Middle Belt, even as it dismissed opposition to President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid, saying Nigerians have enough...

FG plotted Senate invasion - Wike

23 April 2018
FG plotted Senate invasion - Wike

Rivers State Governor, MrNyesom Wike, has alleged that the invasion of Senate was an official plot by the Federal Government to overthrow the Senate leadership. Wike also accused the federal...

Obasanjo’s coalition can’t solve Nigeria’s problems – Soyinka

23 April 2018
Obasanjo’s coalition can’t solve Nigeria’s problems – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Mr Wole Soyinka, has cautioned Nigerians against those forming coalition ahead of the forthcoming general elections, saying most of them are enemies of democracy. He spoke at 80th...

Bode George, Oyinlola in verbal war over comments on Obasanjo-backed movement

23 April 2018
Bode George, Oyinlola in verbal war over comments on Obasanjo-backed movement

A former governor of Osun State, Mr Olagunsoye Oyinlola, and a former deputy national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olabode George, are currently engaged in a verbal conflict...

Thugs disrupt rally to endorse Buhari for second term

23 April 2018
Thugs disrupt rally to endorse Buhari for second term

Political thugs disrupted a rally organised to declare support for the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari and that of Jigawa State Governor, Mr Abubakar Badaru. The rally was...

Here are Ministers who want to become governors

22 April 2018
Here are Ministers who want to become governors

As 2019 general elections approach, politicians have started declaring interest in various positions. The recent declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari to go for a second term has emboldened some of...

#LazyNigerianYouths: Use your votes to send Buhari packing - Fayose

20 April 2018
#LazyNigerianYouths: Use your votes to send Buhari packing - Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in a statement issued by his media aide, Mr Lere Olayinka, called on youths in the country to show their strength by voting against...

Buhari’s comment on Nigerian youths shocking - PDP

20 April 2018
Buhari’s comment on Nigerian youths shocking - PDP

In a statement issued by spokesman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, the party faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks on Nigerian youths, saying by their demonstrated industry, they...

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

20 April 2018
Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and...

Election Sequence: Senators disagree on proposed bill

19 April 2018
Election Sequence: Senators disagree on proposed bill

Senators on Wednesday expressed divergent views on the provisions of the Electoral Act Bill as it relates to sequence of elections. Senators took turns to speak on the reintroduced bill...

Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel

19 April 2018
Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel

Cuba's parliament has picked Raúl Castro's right-hand man, Miguel Díaz-Canel, as the sole candidate to succeed him, ending the family's long rule. Mr Castro took over as president from his...

APC to hold National Convention May 14

19 April 2018
APC to hold National Convention May 14

All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled its National Convention for the election of its new leadership for May 14. APC made this known in a timetable signed by its National...

Falae visits Obasanjo, says Buhari has failed

18 April 2018
Falae visits Obasanjo, says Buhari has failed

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Olu Falae, says President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has not performed well, adding that he was expecting him not to seek...

Tinubu blames past leaders for Nigeria’s woes

18 April 2018
Tinubu blames past leaders for Nigeria’s woes

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan A National Leader of All Progressives Congress(APC), Mr Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, laid the blame for the nation's economic woes on the door step of past civilian...

Fayose to Buhari: Stop lamenting, you’re among past leaders who caused Nigeria’s problems

17 April 2018
Fayose to Buhari: Stop lamenting, you’re among past leaders who caused Nigeria’s problems

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has told President Muhammadu Buhari to stop behaving like a “weeping president” by lamenting about what his predecessors failed to do and blaming past...

Why I threatened not to support my husband for second term — Aisha Buhari

16 April 2018
Why I threatened not to support my husband for second term — Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari said on Saturday that she criticised her husband and threatened to withdraw her support for his re-election bid because of her “sense of justice.” She didn’t intend to...

2019: IBB endorses SDP, advises youth and women to join

16 April 2018
2019: IBB endorses SDP, advises youth and women to join

Former Military President and chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Ibrahim Babangida, IBB, yesterday shocked many when he openly declared support for Social Democratic Party, SDP, led by former...

APC constitutes convention committee

16 April 2018
APC constitutes convention committee

All Progressives Congress has constituted a 68-member National Convention Committee. List of the committee members was released by the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Sunday. The list indicated that...

Your ban can’t stand, pro-Buhari senate group tells Saraki

16 April 2018
Your ban can’t stand, pro-Buhari senate group tells Saraki

Despite being banned, Parliamentary Support Group (PSG) is spoiling for a fight with the Senate leadership. PSG, which is backing President Muhammadu Buhari on the order of elections, said yesterday...

Buhari, Tinubu meet in London

16 April 2018
Buhari, Tinubu meet in London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met behind closed doors with chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Bola Tinubu, in London. The president’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Mr Bashir...

In a move to placate govs, NASS revises order of elections

15 April 2018
In a move to placate govs, NASS revises order of elections

In a deft strategic move to isolate President Muhammadu Buhari over the reordering of the sequence of elections contained in Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, already vetoed by the president,...

Bakare to Buhari: Deliver your 2015 promises to Nigerians

15 April 2018
Bakare to Buhari: Deliver your 2015 promises to Nigerians

Founder of Latter Rain Assembly, Mr Tunde Bakare, yesterday charged President Muhammadu Buhari to deliver on the promises he made to Nigerians in 2015, insisting that it is constitutionally required...

I see total anarchy; military coup a possibility – Balarabe Musa

15 April 2018
I see total anarchy; military coup a possibility – Balarabe Musa

Former Kaduna State governor and National Chairman, Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Mr Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa, has said that poverty and insecurity ravaging the country and soldiers being slaughtered like chickens...

Ekiti 2018: APC’ll use federal, state, local powers to defeat Fayose, Fayemi boasts

15 April 2018
Ekiti 2018: APC’ll use federal, state, local powers to defeat Fayose, Fayemi boasts

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Kayode Fayemi, has boasted that All Progressives Congress(APC) would deploy all the governmental advantages it has to wrest power in Ekiti from Peoples...

Freedom of Information Act applicable to all states in Nigeria - Court

14 April 2018
Freedom of Information Act applicable to all states in Nigeria - Court

Nigerian states have no powers to reject requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FoI), the Court of Appeal has ruled. In a March 27 decision at the Akure...

2019: APC bigwigs approach SDP, LP, Accord for presidential tickets

14 April 2018
2019: APC bigwigs approach SDP, LP, Accord for presidential tickets

Following the recent declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in the 2019 elections, some bigwigs in ruling All Progressives Congress, whose presidential ambitions have been threatened by the...

Violence in Nigeria's swing states could cost Buhari votes

14 April 2018
Violence in Nigeria's swing states could cost Buhari votes

President Muhammadu Buhari's bid for re-election next year could hinge on the swing states of the country's "Middle Belt". Worryingly for him, a surge in violence there and rising food...

Storm in Senate after lawmaker calls Buhari ‘incompetent’

13 April 2018
Storm in Senate after lawmaker calls Buhari ‘incompetent’

The Senate was thrown into a rowdy session on Thursday after a Senator, Mr Enyinnaya Abaribe, lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari, describing him as ‘incompetent.’ Abaribe had come under...

Senate disbands pro-Buhari group, suspends Omo-Agege

13 April 2018
Senate disbands pro-Buhari group, suspends Omo-Agege

Senate yesterday suspended Mr Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta) for 90 legislative days and also proscribed Parliamentary Support Group (PSG) for Buhari. Omo-Agege was suspended for a comment he made to...

Buhari's blaming Gaddafi for herdsmen killings an embarrassment to Nigeria - Fayose

13 April 2018
Buhari's blaming Gaddafi for herdsmen killings an embarrassment to Nigeria - Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was becoming an embarrassment to Nigerians, urging his handlers to desist from allowing him to speak extempore. Fayose,...

APC, INEC working to truncate democracy, PDP tells EU

13 April 2018
APC, INEC working to truncate democracy, PDP tells EU

National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Uche Secondus, has told the international community that ruling All Progressives Congress government and Independent National Electoral Commission are working to truncate the...

Voter Registration: Osun declares Monday public holiday

13 April 2018
Voter Registration: Osun declares Monday public holiday

Osun State Government has declared Monday next week public holiday to enable workers in the state to participate in ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR). Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr Obawale...

Why I declared my intention to run for second term - Buhari

12 April 2018
Why I declared my intention to run for second term - Buhari

PRESS RELEASE President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he declared his intentions to run for another term in office on Monday, April 9, 2018, during National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting...

No electronic voting in 2019 – INEC

12 April 2018
No electronic voting in 2019 – INEC

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Mahmoud Yakubu, has said there will be no electronic voting in 2019 general elections. He also disclosed that deployment of technology...

Buhari’s alleged one-term Presidency a misquote – Presidency

11 April 2018
Buhari’s alleged one-term Presidency a misquote – Presidency

Presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina has described as a `misquote’ the report that President Muhammadu Buhari had pledged only one term presidency and would not seek re-election in view of...

Knocks, kudos as Buhari declares second term bid

10 April 2018
Knocks, kudos as Buhari declares second term bid

President Muhammadu Buhari briefly stopped activities at All Progressives Congress’ National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja on Monday when he declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019. Governors and...

Voters bribed N5,000 each in Edo, Ondo, Anambra polls – INEC

10 April 2018
Voters bribed N5,000 each in Edo, Ondo, Anambra polls – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said security agencies would be on the lookout for acts of vote buying during the upcoming Ekiti State governorship election slated for July 14...