Category: Politics

How Buhari Got N260,000 Bank Loan To Build First House As Head Of State

The bank document, which Saturday Vanguard got exclusively, shows clearly that Buhari had resorted to taking a bank loan to be able to build his first house in Kaduna, having not been able to raise enough cash for such a project through all other means. After applying for the cash, which came with interest, Buhari,…

2019 Presidency: How Buhari Is Luring Igbo To Vote For Him – Atiku Reveals

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has cautioned the people of the South-East against allowing themselves to be deceived by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC, that they would produce the next president in 2023. Abubakar said the claim that the region will produce the President in 2023 if they…

Politicians Responsible For Election Violence, Says Bayelsa CP

“We have been talking with the political gladiators on why there should be peaceful and transparent elections. The political class should be held responsible for violence for seeing elections as a do-or-die affair, forgetting that the contest is between themselves and not with foreigners,” the Police Commissioner said. Joseph Mukan, the Bayelsa State Commissioner of…

Osinbajo Not Buying Votes With Tradermoni, Say APC Reps

Members of the All Progressives Congress Caucus in the House of Representatives have dismissed the allegation that the TraderMoni empowerment programme by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is aimed at buying votes ahead of the 2019 general elections. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who is spearheading the programme, had been to major markets across the country to…

I Especially Want To See A Candidate Like Sowore Participate In Presidential Debate, Says Ezekwesili

“As a country with huge contingent of parties fielding candidates for election, it does make sense to at least allow more than five such parties, at least 25 per cent of those candidates, to participate in the most influential of presidential debates. I especially want to see a candidate like @YeleSowore whose AAC has been…

JUST IN: Buhari to sign Peace Accord with Atiku (REASONS)

President Muhammadu Buhari and other presidential candidates, including Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are to sign Peace Accord to ensure smooth conduct of 2019 general elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event, slated for International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Tuesday at 3.00p.m is being organised…

Court Grants Bail To Sowore’s Party Members Arrested For Pasting Posters

After hearing statements from both the prosecuting and defence counsels, Magistrate B.O. Osunsanmi gave her ruling, stating thus: “This court is not ready for any trial. This is a bailable offence. I hereby grant bail in the sum of N50,000 each with one responsible surety.” The six supporters of the African Action Congress (AAC) arrested…

Dino Melaye attacks Buhari, APC in new hit song (video)

Dino Melaye has attacked President Buhari and the APC, in a new hit song he released today on Instagram. The Senator representing Kogi West in the red chamber, attacked President Buhari in the new hit song in which he advised his followers not to vote for. According to Dino Melaye, voting out Buhari and the…

What Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral bill will do to Nigeria in 2019 – Wike

Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act is a threat to the nation’s existence as it will generate deadly political tension in 2019. NAIJAXTREME learned that the governor also declared that the whole essence of not signing the Electoral Act…

Reps collating signatures to impeach Osinbajo – Lawmaker alleges

Plot to impeach Osinbajo intensifies as a member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Johnson Agbonayinma, ‎representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Constituency, Edo State, has alleged that some members ‎are collating signatures to effect the impeachment of the Vice President Agbonayinma made the allegation while addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. The lawmaker said: “Some political gladiators…

Ambode urges Nigerians to remain committed to national peace, unity

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday urged Nigerians to remain committed to the peace and unity of the country, especially as the nation heads into another electioneering year. Ambode, represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the call while launching the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem /Appeal Week, 676yy at the Lagos…

I will work against APC governorship candidate – Amosun vows

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State Governor has vowed to work against APC governorship candidate even though it is his party. Amosun who spoke on Monday in Abeokuta at a stakeholders meeting of the APC which was attended by his preferred governorship candidate and the flagbearer of Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Adekunle Akinlade, said he would not…

We’ll support INEC to deliver credible elections in 2019 — European Centre

The European Center for Electoral Support (ECES) on Friday said it was proud to support efforts by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deliver credible, free and fair elections in 2019. ECES’ Project Coordinator for Nigeria Mr. Rudolf Elbling made this known at a two-day workshop organised for INEC officials in the North-West zone…

2019: I’m ready for presidential debate – Atiku challenges Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday told President Muhammadu Buhari that he was ready for presidential debate. Abubakar, who is the Waziri of Adamawa threw the challenge while speaking at the inauguration of the party’s presidential campaign council in Abuja. The former Vice President also disclosed that he was dedicated…

Uche Nwosu Defection: Akpabio, Ganduje storm Imo, meet with Okorocha (PHOTOS)

Former Governor of Akwa-Ibom and Chieftain of the ruling All progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio alongside the Governor of kano state, Umar Ganduje on Thursday stormed Imo state to hold a peace meeting with Governor Rochas Okorocha. It will be recalled that Okorocha and the leadership of the APC have been at loggerheads over his…

Photos: Pastor arrested in Uganda for allegedly sodomising underage male member of his church

Police have arrested a pastor affiliated to Living Gospel Church located in Mukono, and The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries in Uganda, for allegedly sodomising a 16 year old male member of his flock. Simon Mpinga alias Pastor Ronnie 31 was arrested on Wednesday, November 27, following a report filed against him by the victim. According…

BREAKING: Governorship Candidate dumps APC (REASONS)

Abiodun Akinlade, the preferred candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, for the 2019 governorship election in the state, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied People’s Movement (APM). The defection of Akinlade, who represents Egbado south and Ipokia federal constituency of Ogun, was announced at the house of…

I’ve no rift with my father for supporting Buhari – Obasanjo’s son

Son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo who is supporting President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office, Olujonwo Obasanjo has said his decision to support the President has not created any rift between him and his father, saying in supporting the President He was however quick to add that it will be unfair for…

Ambode assures of peaceful, good yuletide

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has assured of a peaceful, good and pleasurable Yuletide season for Lagosians devoid of security challenges, especially with security infrastructure in place in the State. The governor gave the assurance in his speech delivered at the 12th Annual Town Hall meeting on security organised by the Lagos State Security…

Deji Adeyanju arrested while leading an anti-Buhari protest in Abuja

Deji Adeyanju, Convener of Concerned Nigerians, has been arrested by the officers of Nigeria Police Force while leading a protest tagged ‘Police Are Not Politicians, Save Our Democracy’ in Abuja. The protest was to demand the neutrality of the Police in the forthcoming general election. Adeyanju was picked up alongside two others at about 10:55am…