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PDP: We’re regrouping to takeover power in 2019


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to bounce back to power in 2019. National Chairman Adamu Mu’azu, who yesterday spoke to reporters in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, he was in Taraba  to thank Governor Danbaba Suntai and his deputy Abubakar Sani Danladi for their efforts in the 2015 general elections. He said the party, like President Goodluck Jonathan, ... Read More »

INEC Magic: Arrested Enugu Politician, Emeka Ujam, heads to House of Reps!

When some amazing things happen and some people exclaim, only in Nigeria! Do not blame them because there are certain inexplicable occurrences that can only happen in Nigeria. How can one explain the case of Mr. Chukwuemeka  Ujam, who contested for Nkanu East/West Federal House of Representative seat. He was arrested days before the election with 4,000 PVCs by some ... Read More »

Oil Cabal is after me- Dieziani Allison-Madueke cries out

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Dieziani Allison-Madueke has finally reacted to the spate of negative stories that have been making the rounds about her in the past few weeks, especially the one that she is seeking asylum in different countries on account of her poor handling of her Ministry. A very emotional but sober-looking Mrs. Allison-Madueke stated that she had ... Read More »

Tinubu blasts Kashamu:Me and you no dey for the same category

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has told Ogun Central Senator-elect, that not only is he not his role model, they are actually not in the same category. Tinubu who was reacting to a well publicizedletter by Kashamu, where he extolled the virtues of the former Governor of Lagos State,advised Kashamu to make a trip to the ... Read More »

Jonathan fires IG Abba over polls …names Arase in acting capacity

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday sacked the Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba. Abba, who became IG less than nine months ago, was replaced by a Deputy Inspector-General of Police,   Solomon Arase, in acting capacity A statement by Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,   Reuben Abati, gave no   reason for the sack of Abba. The statement read, “President Goodluck Ebele ... Read More »

Gunmen kill el-Rufai’s campaign coordinator

Markus Ishaya, a campaign coordinator to the Kaduna State Governor-elect, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, was on Tuesday killed by unknown gunmen. Ishaya was said to have been trailed by the gunmen to his house in the Atuku Kasa area of Jema’am Local Governor Area of the state. He was a local campaign coordinator of the governor-elect at the Atuku Ward. According ... Read More »

FG links Ondo mysterious deaths to contaminated ogogoro

The death of the 18 people in Ondo State in a mysterious circumstance has been linked to the consumption of a local gin that was contaminated with poisonous material (methanol). The Minister of State for Health, Fedelis Nwankwo, disclosed this at a media briefing in Abuja, on Monday. He, however said that: “At this stage, the particular poisonous substance (Toxin) ... Read More »

Senate adjourns plenary in honour of Chukwumerije

According to its tradition, the Senate will on Tuesday adjourn plenary in honour of the late Senator Uche Chukwumerije. Until his death on Sunday at a Turkish Hospital in Abuja, Chukwumerije, a three-term senator, was the Chairman, Senate Committee on Education, in the current Seventh Senate. He died at 75. The Senate traditionally honours dead members by postponing all items ... Read More »

Udom Emmanuel Gets Certificate Of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday presented certificates of return to Akwa Ibom Governor-elect, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, and members of the National Assembly-elect in the state. Making the presentation in Uyo, Mrs Thelma Iremiren, the INEC Commissioner supervising Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Rivers, urged the elected officers to keep campaign promises to the electorate. Iremiren congratulated the ... Read More »

Nigerians Have Lost N21m To Xenophobia Rampage-Envoy

Nigerian Consul-General in South Africa, Amb. Uche Ajulu-Okeke, said on Sunday that Nigerians lost more than N21m Rand (1.2m) in the on-going xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Ajulu-Okeke told the News Agency of Nigeria by phone from Johannesburg, South Africa, that the loss included looted shops, burnt shops, two burnt mechanic workshops, 11 burnt cars and two stolen cars, among ... Read More »