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Omirin: PDP Has Perfected Plans To Attack Ekiti APC Lawmakers

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Speaker of the Ekiti House of Assembly, Dr. Adewale Omirin, has cried out over an alleged plan by the Peoples Democratic Party to attack lawmakers belonging to the All Progressives Congress in the Assembly. In a statement made available to the press on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media, Wole...

 

We Have No Intention Of Impeaching Fayose - Ekiti Assembly

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress caucus of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday denied hatching a plot to impeach the Governor, Ayodele Fayose, describing the allegation as baseless and unfounded. The caucus also denied receiving money from a national leader of the party and a former Governor of Lagos State,...

 

Hearing On Appeal May Delay Jonathan From Declaring

4 years ago /

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has fixed October 29 for hearing on motion for Dr. Umar Ardo to be joined in an appeal filed by Mr. Cyriacus Njoku, a journalist, who is challenging the eligibility of President Goodluck Jonathan to contest in next year’s presidential election. The court...

APC Presidential Race: I Won’t Step Down – Kwankwaso

4 years ago /

Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso Tuesday said he will not step down for anyone in the race for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress. The Kano State governor is among APC’s four presidential aspirants, the others being retired General Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah. Since Senator...

Fayose, Ekiti Speaker In War Of Words Over Closure Of Petrol Stations

4 years ago /

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin, are currently engaged in a war of words over an announcement by the state government that petrol filling stations located in residential areas and near schools would be closed down. The state government,...

Kwankwaso Accuses FG Of Frustrating His Declaration, Threatens To Hold It On Abuja Streets

4 years ago /

Kano state Governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso has accused the federal government of deliberately blocking him from using public places to declare his presidential aspiration in Abuja, describing the act as irritating and undemocratic. He also threatened to do his presidential declaration on the streets of Abuja if the Federal government...

2015: PDP Confused About Tanbuwal's Political Future

4 years ago /

The speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Tambuwal’s political future is still unclear and has sent panic into the presidency and the People Democratic Party (PDP). The PDP is worried about how to handle Tambuwal and take control of the House, should he defect to the opposition party, APC, to...

Ogun: PDP's Unification Rally Aimed To End All Political Differences

4 years ago /

The Ogun State capital, Abeokuta, literally stood still for several hours, as the state chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, held a unification rally, which signified the end of all political differences among party faithful. Nigerian Tribune recalls that the party, which administered the state for eight years, lost...

Wike,Others Pick PDP Governorship Forms

4 years ago /

Three former Ministers who resigned their position to seek elective post in their various state have picked the expression of interest and nomination form to contest the governorship position in varioius states, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming 2015 elections. The trio, who were among...

You Can't Be Vice President Go To Senate Anenih Tells Shema

4 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees chairman, Chief Tony Anenih, yesterday told Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema to forget his rumoured ambition for vice president and run for Senate instead. Anenih was in Katsina, where a stakeholders’ meeting of the PDP was called with the governor and top party...

Peter Obi: Why I Left APGA For PDP

4 years ago /

Former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, has reacted to Monday’s comments by Nigerian Ambassador to Spain and wife of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu,  Mrs Bianca Ojukwu, following his recent defection to People’s Democratic Party, PDP, where she expressed shock and disappointment among others, over the defection from All Progressives...

2015 Election: Jonathan Is The Easiest President To Unseat - Kwankwaso

4 years ago /

Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday said President Goodluck Jonathan is the easiest president to unseat. He said this in an interview with journalists in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital after his arrival for the APC governors’ meeting. Kwankwaso who is currently Kano State governor said the country is...

Jonathan Appoints Temporary Ministers

4 years ago /

On Wednesday, president Goodluck Jonathan directed the Minister of State II, for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed, to resume as the Supervising Minister of Information pending the time a new minister would be named. The position that had been vacant since the exit of Mr. Labaran Maku, who had resigned so...

Court Restrains PDP From Dissolving PDP Imo State Executive

4 years ago /

A court has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from dissolving or attempting to dissolve the Imo state executive of the party. The order of interlocatory injunction was issued by Justice K.A. Ojiako of the high court of Imo state to stay in place pending the hearing and determination of a...

PDP Congratulates TAN On Pro-Jonathan Rallies

4 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wishes to congratulate the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) for successful conclusion of its sensitization rallies across the country in support of our sole Presidential candidate, His Excellency, Dr. Gooduck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR.The party notes that through these rallies, the numerous achievements of the President...

Senator Chris Anyanwu Declares Interest To Run As Imo Governor

4 years ago /

The Senator representing Imo East senatorial district, Senator Chris Anyanwu of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP have declare for Governorship in Imo State come 2015 election. Senator Chris Anyanwu who is serving her second term in Senate. During her declaration, amidst a crowd of supporters in Owerri the Imo State capital, Senator...

 

Lagos Led The Defeat Of Ebola In Nigeria – APC

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The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has said the Lagos State Governor under the administration of Governor Babatunde Fashola set the pace for the victory Nigeria recorded in its fight against the Ebola Virus Disease. While the APC acknowledged “the ancillary roles” of several other sectors including the...

PDP Unification: David Mark, Fayose, Others Storm Abeokuta For Daniel

4 years ago /

Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun state is agog as chieftains and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gather to welcome former governor of the state and former leader of Labour Party (LP) Otunba Gbenga Daniel back to the party. The entire city was this morning charged as security personnel...

Stomach Infrastructure Would Diminish The Self-esteem Of The Ekiti People - Fayemi

4 years ago /

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the former governor of Ekiti State  has defended hos performance in office, saying he made life better for the people of Ekiti state. Fayemi said he could involve himself in the use of rice and money to get the votes of people, this act that is not commonly...

2015: Bauchi Gets New SSG As 8 Exco Members Quit

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Ahead of the 2015 general elections, eight members of the Bauchi State Executive Council have resigned their appointments to contest various positions. Bauchi State Governor Mallam Isa Yuguda has appointed the Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Mahmoud Maijama’a, as the Acting Secretary to the State Government, just as eight members of the...