Tinubu pursuing facist agenda to control all levers of power in Nigeria - Dogara

24 April 2019
Tinubu pursuing facist agenda to control all levers of power in Nigeria - Dogara

PRESS RELEASE 1.We have noted the statement issued on April 21, 2019 by Mr Bola Tinubu wherein he stated his reasons for sponsoring or supporting some aspirants to various leadership...

Nigeria needs struggle, not restructuring – Osoba

24 April 2019
Nigeria needs struggle, not restructuring – Osoba

A member of the 1976 Constitution Drafting Committee, Mr Olusegun Osoba, a retired professor of history, has said rather than restructuring the country what Nigeria needs is a struggle by...

Buhari vs Atiku: INEC lied, we transmitted election results to Server - Presiding officers

23 April 2019
Buhari vs Atiku: INEC lied, we transmitted election results to Server - Presiding officers

Some presiding officers in Borno and Yobe states say they transmitted results of the February 23 presidential election to the server of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). All Progressives Congress...

Saraki to Tinubu: Ambition to be president in 2023 has made you irresponsible

23 April 2019
Saraki to Tinubu: Ambition to be president in 2023 has made you irresponsible

PRESS RELEASE 1. Yesterday, Mr Bola Tinubu, released another of his now well expected quarterly vicious attack on the person of Mr Bukola Saraki, President of Senate. In the statement,...

Comedian wins Ukrainian presidency by landslide

22 April 2019
Comedian wins Ukrainian presidency by landslide

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a landslide victory in the country's presidential election, exit polls suggest. The polls give the political newcomer, who dominated the first round of voting...

Oshiomhole vs Obaseki: Inside story of the cold war between the godfather and godson

21 April 2019
Oshiomhole vs Obaseki: Inside story of the cold war between the godfather and godson

Edo State is one of the states in the country where the politics has always attracted the attention of the nation due to the fact that the players are politically...

APC suspends Akeredolu for anti-party activities

20 April 2019
APC suspends Akeredolu for anti-party activities

National Working Committee of ruling All Progressives Congress has suspended Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, for anti-party activities. The party’s NWC had on March 1 resolved to issue a...

Why restructuring won’t work in Nigeria – Sanusi

20 April 2019
Why restructuring won’t work in Nigeria – Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Mr Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said the unending calls for restructuring and its practice would not work in Nigeria, because it is one of the fault lines...

PDP NWC meets serving, elected N’Assembly members

18 April 2019
PDP NWC meets serving, elected N’Assembly members

National Working Committee (NWC) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last night met with serving and newly-elected lawmakers ahead of inauguration of members of the 9th National Assembly. The meeting came...

Atiku cites IP address of ‘INEC server’, as he promises to call Microsoft, IBM experts as witnesses

17 April 2019
Atiku cites IP address of ‘INEC server’, as he promises to call Microsoft, IBM experts as witnesses

Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Mr Atiku Abubakar, is set to call Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to authenticate his claim that the servers belonging...

No PDP lawmaker will chair any N’Assembly committee - Oshiomhole

17 April 2019
No PDP lawmaker will chair any N’Assembly committee - Oshiomhole

Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Adams Oshiomhole last night said that the party will not share Committee Chairmanship with the opposition party in the ninth National Assembly. This...

APC adopts Gbajabiamila for Speaker

17 April 2019
APC adopts Gbajabiamila for Speaker

All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Mr Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of Speaker of House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly. APC National Publicity Secretary,...

INEC accuses Atiku of spreading fake election results

14 April 2019
INEC accuses Atiku of spreading fake election results

Claims by Mr Atiku Abubakar that he won the February 23 presidential election with 18,356,732 votes are nothing short of an invention, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared. The...

Atiku not a Nigerian, APC tells Election Tribunal

13 April 2019
Atiku not a Nigerian, APC tells Election Tribunal

All Progressives Congress has said that Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in 2019 presidential election, Mr Atiku Abubakar, is not a citizen of Nigeria by birth and ought not to have...

APC’s claim on my citizenship idiotic – Atiku

13 April 2019
APC’s claim on my citizenship idiotic – Atiku

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for 2019 polls, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has dismissed the petition by All Progressives Congress (APC) contesting his citizenship as “idiotic”. Mr Abubakar,...

Sudan leader’s iron grip finally slips amid protests

12 April 2019
Sudan leader’s iron grip finally slips amid protests

He was the world’s only sitting head of state wanted for genocide. He lost a third of his country, a quarter of its population and most of its oil resources...

Sudan coup: Protesters defy curfew after military ousts Bashir

12 April 2019
Sudan coup: Protesters defy curfew after military ousts Bashir

Large crowds have remained on the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, ignoring a night-time curfew declared by the country's new military council. Long-time President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown and...

INEC indicts ad hoc workers, politicians, others for electoral malpractices

11 April 2019
INEC indicts ad hoc workers, politicians, others for electoral malpractices

Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday said that some wealthy politicians bought over some of the commission’s ad hoc workers and agents of other political...

Nigerians can’t complain of bad governance after selling their votes – Ex-Gov

11 April 2019
Nigerians can’t complain of bad governance after selling their votes – Ex-Gov

A former governor of Delta State, Mr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has weighed in on the issue of vote-buying in Nigeria’s political process, saying the people tend to lose when they sell...

INEC fixes date for Bayelsa, Kogi gov elections

10 April 2019
INEC fixes date for Bayelsa, Kogi gov elections

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 2, 2019 to conduct governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. INEC’s National Commissioner for Voter Education and Information, Mr Festus Okoye,...

APC group kicks against Ajimobi for supporting Gbajabiamala as Reps Speaker

09 April 2019
APC group kicks against Ajimobi for supporting Gbajabiamala as Reps Speaker

Daniel Agbolade, Ibadan A group of youth in All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state has kicked against the directive of Governor Abiola Ajimobi, that House of Representatives members-elect in...

APC crisis deepens as Ndume rejects Tinubu’s pleas to drop bid for senate presidency

07 April 2019
APC crisis deepens as Ndume rejects Tinubu’s pleas to drop bid for senate presidency

Last-minute attempts by National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Mr Bola Tinubu, and other party leaders to pacify Mr Ali Ndume to drop his bid for Senate presidency may have...

Galadima opens up on daughter’s relationship with Buhari

07 April 2019
Galadima opens up on daughter’s relationship with Buhari

Claims that daughter of a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr Buba Galadima, is working for President Muhammadu Buhari has been dismissed by Galadima, who said she was only...

Here’s how APC, PDP share the 29 states where elections held

06 April 2019
Here’s how APC, PDP share the 29 states where elections held

The governorship elections of March 9 have now been officially concluded, nearly a month after voters first headed to the poll. Following a rash of supplementary polls, the final collation...

It’s not compulsory north must cede power to south In 2023 – Babachir Lawal, Ex-SGF

06 April 2019
It’s not compulsory north must cede power to south In 2023 – Babachir Lawal, Ex-SGF

Immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir David Lawal, has given a graphic picture of how the Governor of Adamawa State, Jibrilla Bindow, betrayed President...

South should forget 2023 Presidency – Junaid Mohammed

06 April 2019
South should forget 2023 Presidency – Junaid Mohammed

Controversial Second Republic member of House of Representatives, Mr Junaid Mohammed, has said that the North will present a candidate for 2023 presidential election, as zoning and rotation of power...

2023 presidency: Afenifere, Ohanaeze attack Junaid Mohammed

06 April 2019
2023 presidency: Afenifere, Ohanaeze attack Junaid Mohammed

Second Republic member of the House of Representatives, Mr Junaid Mohammed has come under attack from prominent socio-cultural groups; Afenifere and Ohanaeze over his statement that the North will present...

Wild jubilation in Port Harcourt over Wike’s victory

04 April 2019
Wild jubilation in Port Harcourt over Wike’s victory

Hundreds of supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor Nyesom Wike took to the streets of Port Harcourt and its environs to celebrate his victory at the polls. They...

Ndume defies Buhari, APC on Senate presidency, unfolds agenda

03 April 2019
Ndume defies Buhari, APC on Senate presidency, unfolds agenda

A former Senate Leader, Mr Ali Ndume, on Tuesday dared leaders of All Progressives Congress, including President Muhammadu Buhari, and National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, by unfolding his agenda as...

Ndume, others should be allowed to test their popularity – PDP

03 April 2019
Ndume, others should be allowed to test their popularity – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday called on All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari to allow members of National Assembly to elect their leaders. It also said that...

Court nullifies Adeleke’s nomination for Osun gov election over certificate forgery

03 April 2019
Court nullifies Adeleke’s nomination for Osun gov election over certificate forgery

Mr Oathman Musa, judge of an Abuja High Court on Tuesday nullified the nomination of Mr Ademola Adeleke, a Senator, as candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the September...

Group charges Oyo governor-elect to constitute Elders Advisory Council

03 April 2019
Group charges Oyo governor-elect to constitute Elders Advisory Council

Daniel Agbolade, Ibadan A socio-political pressure group, Agitators for Good Governance in Nigeria (AGGIN), has urged the governor-elect in Oyo state, Mr. Seyi Makinde, to score a first on assumption...

I’ll do my best for Nigerians in my second term - Buhari

02 April 2019
I’ll do my best for Nigerians in my second term - Buhari

Nigerians were yesterday reassured by President Muhammadu Buhari that they should expect the best in the next dispensation. The President promised to use his second term in office to take...

Obasanjo to PDP: Purge yourselves of bad eggs ahead of 2023

02 April 2019
Obasanjo to PDP: Purge yourselves of bad eggs ahead of 2023

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to purge itself of “bad eggs and hypocrites” who “lack the commitment” to return the opposition party to its lost...

Algeria protests: President Bouteflika resigns

02 April 2019
Algeria protests: President Bouteflika resigns

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his mandate expires on 28 April, Algerian state media reports. The 82-year-old, who has been in power for 20 years, will ensure...

APC senators-elect move against party’s choice of Senate President

01 April 2019
APC senators-elect move against party’s choice of Senate President

The crisis rocking All Progressives Congress (APC) over the choice of the leadership of the 9th National Assembly deepened at the weekend as some of the lawmakers threatened to dare...

Speaker: Gbajabiamila faces 8 contenders despite APC’s position

01 April 2019
Speaker: Gbajabiamila faces 8 contenders despite APC’s position

House Leader Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos) formally joined the race for Speaker in the 9th Assembly yesterday even as indications emerged that All Progressives Congress (APC) might have zoned the...

Landmines, booby traps: Here are challenges 12 new govs must tackle

31 March 2019
Landmines, booby traps: Here are challenges 12 new govs must tackle

After taking oath of office on May 29, Nigeria’s newly elected governors, coming into office for the first time, will be confronted by an array of challenges, some of them...

Senate leadership: APC moves against PDP’s plot to snatch 13 senators-elect

31 March 2019
Senate leadership: APC moves against PDP’s plot to snatch 13 senators-elect

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has launched an audacious move to win to its side 13 All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators-elect as part of a grand design to hijack leadership of...

INEC worked against APC in 2019 elections – Oshiomhole

31 March 2019
INEC worked against APC in 2019 elections – Oshiomhole

Mr Adams Oshiomole, national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) worked against his party in the just-concluded general election. Oshiomhole disclosed this...