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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 »

37 LAWMAKERS MUST GO-JUSTICE ADEMOLA INSISTS

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja has insisted that the 37 Lawmakers who defected from the PDP should not only resign honorably but have no right to contribute to the business of the House of Representatives. He also held that these cross-carpeting lawmakers cannot effect any leadership in the house! According to him “Having perused the ... Read More »

CONFAB ADOPTS 70 PERCENT VOTING PROCEDURE

After weeks of bickering, delegates of the National Conference have adopted 70 percent majority as the voting mode to be used to determine decisions. The adoption by a consensus followed a motion for adoption by  Senator Iyorchia Ayu representing the Former Senators Forum which was seconded by Obong Victor Attah, former Governor of Akwa-Ibom. The adoption means that more serious ... Read More »

Delta Speaker “Resigns” Amid Impeachment Plot By Governor Uduaghan

There was political turbulence in Delta State over the weekend with an impeachment plot against the Speaker of the House of Assembly Speaker, Victor Ochei, culminating in the speaker’s resignation. Several sources, among them one close to Mr. Ochei, accused the state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, of orchestrating the impeachment moves. The sources revealed that there had been an underground political ... Read More »