Category: Politics

Senator Hope Uzodinma tells Igbo leaders what to do ahead of 2019 elections

Chairman, Southern Senators Forum, Hope Uzodinma has called on Igbo leaders at home and Diaspora to re-align themselves for 2019 elections by putting on their thinking caps. He said, it was needful for the South East geopolitical zone to be repositioned for presidency in 2023, noting that such could happen if Igbo leaders get their…

Tinubu reportedly gives Buhari condition

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ahmed Bolaji Tinubu, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the condition for supporting him (Buhari) ahead 2019 general elections would be renegotiated, ThisDay reports. The paper reports that Tinubu told Buhari that him and his loyalists in the South-west were ready to back Buhari’s re-election bid,…

Buhari Signs 6 New Bills Into Law

Buhari and Charlottesville: Two Cases of Ill-health, By ‘Tope Oriola President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed six bills including the Compulsory Treatment and Care for Victims of Gunshot Act, 2017 and the Niger Delta Development Commission (Establishment) Amendment Act, 2017 into laws. Sen. Ita Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly…

Governor Ambode appoints Dr Onibon as MOCPED Acting Provost

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode Thursday approved the appointment of Dr. Nosiru Olajide Onibon as the Acting Provost of the Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), Noforija, Epe. Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh in a statement on today said the appointment takes immediate effect. Onibon’s appointment follows the demise…

Fuel Crisis: Buhari covering monumental frauds of APC members – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government of providing cover for huge corrupt acts directly involving the interests of members of the All progressives Congress (APC) in the on-going fuel crisis in the country. The opposition party also urged officials of the federal government to stop dishing out falsehood…

Dino Melaye wins award as best senator in Kogi State since 1999

Photo: Dino Melaye wins?award as best senator in Kogi State since 1999 Controversial senator, DIno Melaye was recently awarded, the best senator in Kogi State, since 1999. The award was presented to him by Conference of NIGERIA political parties Kogi State chapter. DIno is a Nigerian senator representing Kogi West at the 8th Assembly

A million of Tinubu can’t save APC from impending political defeat – PDP fires ex-Lagos Governor

Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday declared that a million of ex-governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu cannot save the ruling APC from imminent defeat it will suffer in the 2019 general elections. PDP in a statement made available to DAILY POST in Ibadan by its Publicity Secretary,…

APC, PDP clash over $1b cash to fight Boko Haram

PDP – APC The row over the $1 billion anti-Boko Haram battle fund to be withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) grew yesterday, with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peopes Democratic Party (PDP) throwing darts at each other. The APC described the allegation by the PDP that the government planned…

Maina attacks presidency, says bigger thieves working with Buhari

Abdulrasheed Maina, embattled former Chairman of defunct Pension Reform Task Force Team, PRTT, has alleged that bigger names involved in the looting of public funds are in the Presidency with President Muhammadu Buhari. Maina, who made the allegation also maintained that the anti-corruption fight championed by the Buhari-led government has not achieved result because those…

Atiku vs Buhari For President In 2019 – Who Do You Think Will Win?

Today, after reading Ben Bruce’s comment, I can say it categorically that Atiku might become PDP presidential candidate to battle with APC’s Buhari in the coming 2019 election. Now, the Question is  👇 If The Presidential Election Was Held Today, Between Atiku & Buhari, Who Do You Think Will Win? Atiku or Buhari? Drop your comment.

Atiku vs Buhari For President In 2019 – Who Do You Think Will Win?

Today, after reading Ben Bruce’s comment, I can say it categorically that Atiku might become PDP presidential candidate to battle with APC’s Buhari in the coming 2019 election. Now, the Question is  👇 If The Presidential Election Was Held Today, Between Atiku & Buhari, Who Do You Think Will Win? Atiku or Buhari?

PDP chairmanship position not for sale – Babangida

Former Head of State and one of the founding fathers of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has said that the Party’s national chairmanship position for which, its election has been billed for December 9, 2017, is not for sale.   General Babangida said he was alarmed at and displeased with the…

APC rejects Akwa Ibom council poll results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the result of the Dec. 2 Local Government election in Akwa Ibom as declared by the State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC).   AKISIEC had in a statement on Sunday declared that PDP won all the 31 chairmanship seats and 329 councillorship positions in the poll. The statement was…

Senator Ayo Arise kidnapped on Okene-Lokoja road

  Senator Ayo Arise has been reported kidnapped along Okene-Lokoja road on Sunday. Special Adviser on Public Communications and New Media to Ekiti State Government, Mr. Lere Olayinka, disclosed this via his Facebook timeline.   Unconfirmed reports said his kidnappers asked for N80m ransom.   Details later…

Lagos State Responds To Muiz Banire Says No 48-Hour Demolition Notice Served

Ambode Appoints 5 New Permanent Secretaries, HOS …Planning Permit Request Is Routine, Affects Several Other Houses The attention of Lagos State Government has been drawn to a statement credited to Mr. Muiz Banire over a routine contravention notice served on a property sited at No. 24A, Remi Fani-Kayode Street, Ikeja GRA, in which Mr. Banire…

‘We Are All Guilty Of Using Government Money For Elections’ – Sen Musliu Obanikoro

‘We Are All Guilty Of Using Government Money For Elections’ – Sen Musliu Obanikoro Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, says all politicians in Nigeria are guilty of using government money for elections. In a recent interview with Global Excellence, he narrated his ordeal in the hands of EFCC saying, “That matter…

“Igbos play the worst politics in Nigeria” – Okorocha

Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, says Igbos play the worst politics among the ethnic and geopolitical zones in Nigeria. Okorocha said this at an interactive session with some top media practitioners in Owerri, the state capital yesterday September 19th. “Igbo have to change their strategy, in order to reclaim their relevance in Nigeria’s power equation.…

“I won’t rest until we see Nigeria of our dream” – President Buhari

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he has no plans of resting until he cictizens the Nigerians of their dream. Buhari made the promise in his Eid-el Kabir message to Nigerians which he personally signed. “Once again, I assure you that this administration, which has made the security, economic well-being and prosperity of all…

Ondo State: Ex-Gov. Mimiko Left N220b Debt, Says Gov. Akeredolu

Ondo State governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, on Wednesday, disclosed that the administration of his predecessor, Mr. Olusegun Mimiko, yoked the state with a debt of N220 billion. Mr. Akeredolu, a personal friend of Mr. Mimiko, also disclosed his government inherited a paltry N9 billion from the previous government. He made the disclosures in Akure, the…

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, has asked Nigerians to allow President Buhari go back to his village, Daura in Katsina state to rest so that he would not be sent to his early grave. Reacting to the cancellation of the Federal Executive council meeting, Fayose who spoke at a meeting with some PDP chieftains…

Dr Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, on Monday officially declared his intention to running for president of Nigeria. Below is the full text of his declaration: Posted by Naijaxtreme Fellow Nigerians, I make this declaration with a heavy heart and tears in my eyes. I weep for Nigeria, my beloved country! Nations which were in the same league…