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NASS Leadership: Saraki, Dogara call mock election, mockery of democracy

As the nation awaits the take off of the 8th Assembly, two of the leading candidates for the position of Senate President and Speaker, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Hon. Yakubu Dogara have called the mock elections conducted by the All Progressives Party leadership over the weekend as a mockery of democracy. The two party chieftains, said the APC leadership ... Read More »

Osinbajo absent as President bids goodbye to worshippers of Aso Rock Villa Chapel

 The rumour mill was agog that on Sunday, May17th, 2015 there will be  a sort of change of guards between President Goodluck President Goodluck Jonathan  and Vice President-elect, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo that did not happen. Instead at the same venue, Aso Rock Villa Chapel, there was a thanksgiving service for the first family. And it was at this occasion that ... Read More »

APC Presidential Primaries to Begin October

Ahead of next year’s general elections in the country,  the All Progressives Congress (APC) has set a timeline of October for the commencement of primary elections leading to the election of its Presidential candidate. The party at its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held Thursday in Abuja approved the use of modified direct primaries for arriving at the choice of ... Read More »

We Knew Obi Would Quit- APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Anambra State yesterday described the resignation of former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, as leader of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, as a premeditated decision. Speaking to reporters at the party secretariat in Awka, the state public relations officer of the party, Mr Okelo Madubuike, alleged ... Read More »

More than 2000 APC members defect to PDP in Bayelsa

Former Governor Timipre Sylva’s quest to erect a formidable All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State suffered a setback on Wednesday following the resignation of over 2,000 members of the party. It was gathered that the mass exodus of the members cut across the eight local government areas of the state, including Brass, Ekeremor, Kolokuma/Opokuma, Nembe, Ogbia, Sagbama, Southern Ijaw ... Read More »

Jonathan Will Seek Re-election

Crisis Update: Jonathan meets NPDP governors Aliyu and Lamido

The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, has said President Goodluck Jonathan will contest the 2015 presidential election on the party’s platform. Anenih said this yesterday in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, while speaking with the party leaders from the South-south at a meeting called by the National Chairman of the ... Read More »

Jonathan’s Presidency worst in nation’s history –Akande

Former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebisi Akande, has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led Federal Government as the worst in the history of the nation. Akande who made the remarks on Saturday at Ila-Orangun, his country home, described the President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration as a “political armed robber”. Apparently reacting to the deployment of ... Read More »

Abia Assembly denies impeachment plot against Orji

The Abia State House of Assembly has debunked the rumoured plan to impeach Governor Theodore Orji, describing the speculation making the rounds in some parts of the state as baseless and unfounded. Deputy Speaker and House Committee Chairman on Information, Alwell Okere, who made the clarifications on Thursday in Umuahia, said the rumour did not emanate from the House. Okere ... Read More »

Jonathan to attend Omisore’s campaign rally Saturday

Preparatory to the Osun State governorship election next week, President Goodluck Jonathan, his Vice, Namadi Sambo, and the National Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu are expected at a mega rally in support of the party’s candidate at the poll- Iyiola Omisore. Addressing newsmen in Osogbo, ahead of the rally slated for the Osogbo Sports Stadium ... Read More »

Enugu Deputy Gov Responds to Allegations

Embattled Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Sunday Onyebuchi  Wednesday evening beat the one week deadline handed over to him by the State House of Assembly to respond to the Impeachment Notice served on him last week Thursday. The Clerk of the House, Christopher Chukwurah had served the impeachment notice on the deputy governor through substituted means as directed by the ... Read More »