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PDP WILL TAKE BACK KWARA-OYEDEPO, NEW STATE CHAIRMAN

The new Chairman of the PDP in Kwara, Chief Iyiola Oyedepo, has boasted that the party will take back power in the state next year. Oyedepo spoke in Ilorin on Thursday after the swearing in of the new PDP executive members by the immediate past Caretaker Chairman, Mr Solomon Edojah. “PDP will regain its stolen mandate from the All Progressives ... Read More »

Buhari Threatens To Sue PDP Over Boko Haram Allegation

A former head of state and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to retract its wild accusation linking him with the Boko Haram terrorist acts, tender an unreserved public apology to him or face a legal action. In a statement he personally signed in ... Read More »

INSECURITY: ORJI KALU MEETS IBB IN MINNA

There are strong indications that the state of insecurity in the country was top on the agenda as businessman and politician, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu met former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda in Minna, Niger State. The meeting which transpired at IBB’s famous Hilltop Mansion lasted for over two hours and according to the former Governor of Abia State, ... Read More »

KOGI GOVERNOR DISSOLVES CABINET

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi  State yesterday, dissolved the State Executive Council. In a statement issued by Mr Jacob Edi, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Strategy, in Lokoja, the cabinet was dissolved shortly after the weekly Executive Council Meeting. The statement quoted Governor Wada as thanking the 16 commissioners for their services to the government and people of the state ... Read More »

In House Crisis For APC As Choice For Fashola Successor Causes Riff

All Progressive Congress Party, Lagos are going through some major riffs as they are yet to decide who would replace interim Governor, Babatunde Fashola, come the 2015 Gubernatorial Election. The Mandate Group, which is said to control more than 50 percent membership of the party in Lagos, are rooting for one of their leaders, Muiz Banire, to succeed the incumbent ... Read More »

WIKE CANNOT BE GOVERNOR: ASARI DOKUBO CHALLENGES PATIENCE JONATHAN

Outlawed Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force Alhaji Mujahedeen Asari Dokubo has declared that the next governor of Rivers State cannot be determined by the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. This declaration is coming on the heels of various suggestions that the first lady was already imposing supervising minister of education, Mr Nyesom Wike as the next governor of the embattled ... Read More »

TINUBU ORDERS SECURITY PERSONNEL AND CARS FOR AMBODE

As the storm gathers on who will be the next Governor of Lagos, one thing is certain one of the front runners is the University of Lagos-trained Accountant, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode. An indication that he is a strong candidate emerged during the week when Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ordered that he be provided ... Read More »

OMISORE PROMISES TO UNSEAT AREGBESOLA IN OSUN

It is now official, Senator Iyiola Omisore will fly the flag of the ruling PDP in the forth-coming Gubernatorial elections in Osun State. The seal was put on his recent victory at the primaries when he was presented with the Certificate of Return of the party by PDP’s National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Muazu. While presenting the certificate, Alhaji Muazu urged ... Read More »

FAYOSE IN SECRET MEETING TO SAVE HIS GUBER TICKET

If there is any politician that has not been sleeping well these days, it is former Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayo Fayose. Apart from his travails in the courts, the man’s gubernatorial ticket certainly has” K leg”, apologies to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and he has been struggling to straighten this bad situation. Due to protests by majority of the ... Read More »

“PRODUCE EVIDENCE OF MY INVOLVEMENT IN TERRORISM”- SANUSI CHALLENGES FG

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has urged the federal government to produce evidence that he is a major financier of Boko Haram or stop malingering his reputation.   Sanusi who had in the past denied the charge posed this frontal challenge through his Counsel Kola Awodein (SAN),at the resumed ... Read More »