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PDP CRISIS: APC AND G7 GOVERNORS PARLEY

4 years ago /

The inability of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to amicably resolve its internal wrangling seems to have opened a window of opportunity for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

PDP CRISIS: RIVERS PDP APPEAL

4 years ago /

The bid by the pro-Governor Amaechi Executive of the PDP to regain control of the party at the state level after its sack by a court suffered another hitch on Tuesday at the Court of appeal.

PDP CRISIS: G7 GOVERNORS MEET WITH OBASANJO IN ABEOKUTA

4 years ago /

Following the disruption of the meeting of members of the New PDP by police officers led by the DPO of the Asokoro Police Station, 5 of the Governors travelled to the Ogun State capital for a closed-door meeting with two-time leader of this nation, President Olusegun Obasanjo.

 

POLICE DISRUPT NEW PDP MEETING IN ABUJA

4 years ago /

The meeting between members of the factional PDP group, New PDP, at the Kano State Governor’s Lodge was on Sunday disrupted by a group of policemen led the Divisional Police Officer of the Asokoro Division.

 

ANAMBRA ELECTIONS ON HOLD

4 years ago /

Less than one hour after the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party inaugurated a sixty six-man Committee headed by Vice President Namadi Sambo for the campaign in Anambra state, the Supreme Court has urged the party to put all activities on hold pending Monday’s hearing on who its candidate is.  

 

APGA LEAVES ROCHAS OKOROCHA

4 years ago /

The All-Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA has left the Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha to his fate following its withdrawal from Okorocha’s appeal over the supplementary Governorship election of May six, 2011.

 

FORMER CGS, VICE ADMIRAL MIKE AKHIGBE DIES AT 68

4 years ago /

Vice Admiral Mike Okhai Akhigbe is dead.

National Conference: Thugs disupt talks in Edo

4 years ago /

As part of the activities of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Conference, members of the committee paid a visit to Edo state in conformity with their plan to visit the six geo-political zones to get their input. 

PDP CRISIS: New PDP weighs its options

4 years ago /

In a statement issued on Monday by the National Publicity Secretary of the New PDP, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze stated that Police officers allegedly invaded the Sokoto state Governor's lodge with the intention of dirupting the meeting of the factional group scheduled to hold there.

 

. . . NIGERIA WILL NO LONGER BE THE SAME - JONATHAN

4 years ago /

During an interdenominational service for 2013 Nigerian pilgrims in Israel, President Jonathan appealed to Nigerians to sieze the opportunity to pray for the country, declaring that evil forces will forever fail where the nation is concerned.

 

FAYEMI'S THIRD YEAR AS GOVERNOR

4 years ago /

Governors of Edo and Osun states have joined the people of Ekiti state to mark the third anniversary of Governor Kayode Fayemi led administration.

INTERNAL DEPORTATION IN NIGERIA

4 years ago /

Experts at a forum on internal movement of Nigerians from one part of the country to another say the practice is traceable to the failure of government at all levels to facilitate a useful and contented life for the citizens.

ANAMBRA POLLS: INEC accused of plan to rig elections in favour of PDP

4 years ago /

During a press conference in Awka, the former Anambra state Commissioner for Information, Chief Maja Umeh accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of plotting to manipulate the upcoming gubernatorial elections in the state to favour the PDP.

FG CALLS FOR NATIONAL CONFERENCE

4 years ago /

Ethnic nationalities in Nigeria have, for decades now campaigned for a Sovereign National Conference (SNC) to discuss the basis or peaceful co-existence in the country.

SOLOMON LAR: More tribute to an Iconic Leader

4 years ago /

A week after his death, sympathizers have continued to visit the home of Nigeria’s frontline politician, Solomon Lar.

NATIONAL DIALOGUE: WHERE JONATHAN STANDS

4 years ago /

Mixed reactions have trailed President Jonathan’s proposition of a dialogue and more recently, a lot of criticism and scrutiny has been laid on his Advisory Council.

SECURITY: SSS Operatives foil kidnap attempt of Late President Yar'adua's daughter

4 years ago /

The SSS thwarted a plan to kidnap one of the daughters of Late Umar Musa Yar’adua at a construction site in Kado

 

INEC begins constituency delineation

4 years ago /

After almost 17years, a fresh delineation of constituencies is to be carried out by the central electoral body, the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC).

2015 elections: Threats, chaos and disunity, from Nigerian politicians to Asari Dokubo

4 years ago /

The language of politicians and those within the corridors of power ahead of 2015 general elections is raising concern among Nigerians as political wrangling is capable of undermining the most crucial election.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE: More Nigerians support David Mark's endorsement

4 years ago /

Ethnic nationalities in Nigeria have, for decades now campaigned for a Sovereign National Conference (SNC) to discuss the basis or peaceful co-existence in the country.