Category: Politics

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…

JUST IN: Lidani, Gombe South Senator, Dumps PDP For APC

News of his defection was announced on Wednesday on the floor of the Senate. Joshua Lidani, the senator representing Gombe South in the National Assembly, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). His defection was announced on Wednesday on the floor of the Senate. Senator Ahmad Lawan announced the…

21 lawmakers chase out 5 sacked lawmakers from Akwa Ibom House of Assembly (photos)

Plenary session has started off at Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, as 21 lawmakers chased out 5 sacked lawmakers who shut down the complex. It was gathered that Governor Udom Emmanuel arrived the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly Tuesday this morning, and was met by rowdy session of youths heralding his visit. Gunshots were fired…

BREAKING: Oyetola Sworn In As Osun Governor

The ceremony was attended by leaders of the All Progressives Congress, including Adams Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman, Bola Tinubu, APC National Leader, among others. Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State, has been sworn in as Governor of Osun State. The ceremony was attended by leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), including Adams Oshiomhole, National…

Al-Makura appoints 11 new commissioners

Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has sent the names of 11 nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners and members of the state executive council. Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullah, the Speaker of the House announced this after the Majority Leader of the House ,Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North) read the t letter…

Tinubu hails Aregbesola

National leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has commended the immediate past governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for his performance while in office. Speaking after the inauguration of Governor Gboyega Oyetola, Tinubu said Aregbesola successfully ran the affairs of the state as a progressive based on welfare programmes. “This is no mean…

President Buhari cancels official visit to Edo, to visit Borno state tomorrow

Following the recent massacre of over 100 soldiers by Boko haram members in Melete, Borno state, President Buhari will pay a condolence visit to the government and people of Borno state tomorrow November 27th. He has cancelled his state visit to Edo state so he can paid this important visit to the state. President Buhari…

5000 PDP members decamp to APC

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, about 5,000 members and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, have dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia State. The defected PDP members were led into APC by a former Speaker of the Abia House of Assembly and former Member of the Federal House of…

34 suspected members of IPOB arrested after police inspector killed

The Police Command in Anambra has arrested 34 suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB) in connection with the killing of a police Inspector in Nnewi. SP Haruna Mohammed , spokesman of the command made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday. Haruna said that some personnel and a Divisional Police…

2019: Atiku Reveals Why He Regrets Joining APC

“I regretted being a part of the party which never deemed it fit to fulfil all of the promises it made to Nigerians. “If I had known that the APC would be such a colossal failure and disgrace, I would never had joined the party. Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar,…

Stop Criticising, Vote Out Incompetent Governments, Abdulsalami Charges Nigerians

“Let me try to conclude by saying that every citizen must do their duty; you must not sell your vote, you must register to vote, and stop criticising the failures of government if you will not go and vote them out if they are not doing their job. You should not allow your children to…

‘Buhari is Incompetent’ – Dino Melaye and Amaechi clash at Symposium (WATCH)

Senator Dino Melaye and Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi nearly clashed at the Osasu Symposium on Thursday in Abuja. Melaye almost ticked Amaechi off when he took jibes at President Muhammadu Buhari. Melaye said; “President Muhammadu Buhari is not intellectually, emotionally, physically and mentally equipped to govern this country” Watch the Video below; View this…

President Buhari appoints Musa Abaji as new Supreme Court Justice

President Buhari has appointed Musa Abaji as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. This was disclosed in a letter he sent to the Senate which was read at plenary. In the letter which was read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, he said the appointment was according to the advice of the National…

Why Nigerians should reject Buhari’s Next Level – Atiku group

A group canvassing for the election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has urged Nigerians to outrightly reject the Next Level document presented by President Muhammadu Buhari who is also seeking re-election in the 2019 polls. The group under the aegis of The YES ATIKU 2019, Lagos State Chapter said the…

Bayelsa: Reps to probe deployment of 8 Police Commissioners in 3 months

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Police Affairs to investigate the deployment and redeployment of eight Commissioners of Police (CP) in Bayelsa in the last three months. NAN reports that the resolution was sequel to a motion of urgent national importance, moved by Rep. Diri Douye (PDP-Bayelsa) and four other lawmakers from…

JUST IN: COSON Rejects Presidential Manifestos Of Atiku, Buhari

Speaking on the decision, COSON Chairman, Chief Tony Okoroji, said: “We are no longer going to stand on the sidelines. This is the era of the knowledge and creative economy and we will do whatever is necessary to make sure that our country is not just an onlooker in this new world but a key…

We promised change but not in four years” – Fashola says

We promised change but not in four years Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has asked Nigerians to be patient with the ruling party, saying the party indeed promised change in 2014 when it was campaigning but that it never promised to effect the changes within four years. Fashola said this at the…

Next Level: PDP mocks Buhari, APC for “stealing” Rex Institute’s logo, mantra

The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, for allegedly “stealing” the Rex Institute’s “Next Level” logo and mantra. The PDP said the development has shown that Buhari dwells on deception, false performance claims, and certificate forgeries among others. The PDP’s position was contained in a…

Fashola launches ‘foot soldiers’ for Buhari

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has inaugurated a support group tagged “5,000 Foot Soldiers” to canvass votes for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. At the inauguration of the group yesterday in Lagos, Fashola, who is the immediate past governor of the state, said the group had the task of…