Osun: A'Court hears Oyetola’s appeal against Adeleke, PDP on Wednesday The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has fixed Wednesday for the hearing of the appeal filed by the Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola and the All Progressives Congress, challenging the judgment of the state’s Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal which nullified their election. The tribunal had on March 22,...... read more
Oshiomhole, Tinubu behind Akeredolu’s suspension from APC – Ondo gov’s aide The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Political Affairs, Otito Atikase, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and a leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, of being behind the travails of his principal in the party. The...... read more
Gov. Obiano's Aide rejects suspension, says it's unconstitutional and illegal The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Willie Obiano on Political Matters, Onyeka Owelle Mbaso, has rejected the indefinite suspension served him by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State, over anti-party activities. Mbaso, who is from Ozubulu Ward III, Ekwusigo Local Government Area, was a House of Representatives aspirant...... read more
Justice Okon Abang withdraws from Okorocha's suit The second judge has withdrawn from a suit filed by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, seeking an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue him a certificate of return as the senator-elect for Imo West.  The development came barely a week after the first judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo,...... read more
'I am Nigerian, my parents are Nigerians,' Atiku replies Buhari The Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has denied the All Progressives Congress’ allegation that he is not eligible to contest because he was not born in Nigeria. Atiku stated this in a response to the APC’s reply to the petition he and his...... read more
APC’s endorsement of Gbajabiamila as Speaker splits North-Central govs, lawmakers The decision of the  All Progressives Congress to back the Majority Leader of the  House of  Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, for the 9th National Assembly speakership has been met with mixed reactions by governors, lawmakers and APC state chairmen in the North-Central, Punch reports. While the governors and state APC chairmen in the...... read more
Senator Akpabio’s lawyer lied – INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Barrister Patrick Umoh, a lawyer to former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, to refrain from telling lies and sponsoring cheap blackmail against the commission. Recall that Umoh had accused INEC of denying the legal team of Senator Akpabio access to electoral materials of the...... read more
Okorocha, Ambode, others to earn N2.06bn as severance allowance Fourteen governors, their deputies and 434 state lawmakers who will not be returning to government will be going home with N2.06bn, investigation has shown. Prominent among the governors are Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, and Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, who are concluding their second terms in office. Akinwunmi Ambode who...... read more
INEC suspends proceeding on Imo North senatorial inconclusive election The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended further proceedings and actions on the Imo North senatorial election result, which it earlier declared inconclusive in March. The commission in a statement signed by Malam Mohammed Haruna, INEC National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, said the decision was in...... read more
PDP opposes removal of fuel subsidy The Peoples Democratic Party has opposed the proposition for the removal of fuel subsidy. The PDP Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr Diran Odeyemi, told newsmen in Abuja on Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would be committing a sin to remove the subsidy which would inflict more hardship on Nigerians. He...... read more
Rebuilding Imo after Okorocha’s misrule a tough job – Ihedioha Imo governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, has said rebuilding the state from its current degree of rot under Governor Rochas Okorocha’s alleged misgovernance will not be easy. He charged those who would make his government immediately he is sworn in on May 29, to roll up their sleeves because they would hit the...... read more
JUST IN:You don't need WAEC certificate to become President in Nigeria – Festus Keyamo The director strategic communications of President Muhammadu Buhari, 2019 presidential campaign, (Official spokesperson), Festus Keyamo, SAN, Monday said that one does not need a WAEC certificate to become President in Nigeria. Reeling out his reasons for saying so, Festus said that Section 318 of the 1999 Constitution defines “School Certificate or...... read more
PDP tackles APC over claim that Atiku is a Cameroonian The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said the claim by the All Progressives Congress that the PDP presidential candidate in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, is a Cameroonian explained why the APC-led Federal Government administration has allegedly remained insensitive to the challenge of insurgency, general insecurity and economic travails of...... read more
How Atiku paid $30,000 to a US firm to unseat Buhari Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), paid $30,000 to Fein & DelValle PLLC, a US firm, TheCable can report. The PDP presidential candidate sought the services of the company in his bid to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari. The Centre for Responsive Politics (CRP) had reported how Atiku hired...... read more
Pro-Buhari group wants Speaker's position zoned to south-east The All Progressives Congress South-East Renaissance Group on Thursday called on the leadership of the party to zone the position of the Speaker, House of Representatives in the Ninth National Assembly to the South-East. The group’s convener, Chris Onyemechara, made the call at a press conference in Abuja. Onyemechara claimed that...... read more
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