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Nigeria Not Well Governed – Buhari

4 years ago /
Nation 

A former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Retd), has said that Nigeria is not well managed. He also decried insecurity in some parts of the country, stating that he seriously desires that the country be secured and efficiently managed. Speaking in an interview with journalists in Ilorin on Monday after...

More PDP Governors Will Defect To APC – Kwankwaso

4 years ago /
Politics 

Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State said on Monday that two governors in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would soon defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Mr. Kwankwaso said this when he paid a courtesy visit on his Kwara counterpart, Abdulfatah Ahmed. Mr. Kwankwaso was in Ilorin as part of his consultations for...

I Did Not Endorse Jonathan, Atiku, Buhari, Others For President

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has debunked reports that he has endorsed an aspirant jostling for the office of the president in February 2015 election. Mr. Obasanjo, who spoke through one of his allies, Oyewole Fasawe, in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Monday, said he had neither endorsed nor condemned any...

2015 Elections: Obasanjo Can Endorse Whoever He Wants, Says Atiku

4 years ago /
Politics 

Abuja - Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Monday said former President Olusegun Obasanjo had the right to endorse whoever he wanted for the 2015 presidential elections. Atiku said this in Abuja at a news conference organised by his media organisation to intimate the public of a policy review summit coming up...

APC Condemns Attack On Edo Legislative Quarters

4 years ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned what it described as “the apparently-orchestrated” attack on Edo legislative quarters on Saturday. The party said the attack had heightened the level of impunity under the President Goodluck Jonathan-led Administration to a level not even contemplated in the days of military rule. In a statement...

Balarabe Musa, Falae And Others Form New Party, CAA

4 years ago /
Politics 

Balarabe Musa, the former governor of the old Kaduna state, former Finance Minister, Olu Falae, and others have formed Credible Alternative Alliance (CAA) as a counterweight to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC). Other names on board CAA include Mouktar Mohammed, Gbenga Kaka, Yahaya Dauda, Ibrahim...

Ekiti: APC Must Unravel Fayemi's Mystery Loss - Wole Soyinka

4 years ago /
Politics 

Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described the loss of the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, in the governorship election as a mystery which the All Progressives Congress must unravel. He said with the various programmes and legacy projects put in place by him, his successor must continue on the...

2015 Presidency: Buhari Declares Wednesday, Kwankwaso On October 23

4 years ago /
Nation 

General Muhammadu Buhari,APC chieftain and Former presidential candidate of the de­funct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), will on Wednesday, formally declare his interest in the presidential ticket of the main opposition party in the country, All Progressives Congress (APC). The event will hold at the Eagle Square in Abuja. Buhari’s declaration,...

Rivers 2015: MOSOP Seek Divine Intervention For Ogoni Governor

4 years ago /
Politics 

As the 2015 general election draw closer, political calculation have increase as the  Ogoni people has resort to divine intervention to ensure that an Ogoni occupies the Rivers State Government House come 2015 after the people of the ethnic nationality launched their governorship bid tagged “Ogoni project 2015″ to God. The...

Senator Saraki Suspends 2015 Presidential Bid In Interest Of Country And Party

4 years ago /
Nation 

Senator Saraki Suspends 2015 Presidential Bid In Interest Of Country And Party according to a statement on his website, "After months of wide but careful deliberations and consultations with my family, friends, political associates and supporters, today, I am announcing the suspension of my Presidential Bid in the interest of...

 

Seized $9.3 Million Arms Money: Nigeria’s Presidency Defends Oritsejafor

4 years ago /
Security 

Although his private jet was used to illegally ferry $9.3 million cash to South Africa, the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ayo Oritsejafor, did no wrong, the presidency has said. The Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Communication, Doyin Okupe, stated this on Sunday in Abuja...

House Of Rep Speaker, Hon Tambuwal Set To Dump PDP

4 years ago /
Politics 

Barring any last minute change, the nationwide “consultations” undertaken by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal, to decide his next political direction may finally be revealed, as impeccable sources close to the speaker said he may defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All...

Boko Haram:Colonel, Others Arrested For Burning Army Vehicles

4 years ago /
Security 

A senior officer of the army and a number of his juniors have been accused of sabotage after they allegedly set some armoured vehicles on fire allowing Boko Haram terrorists to have free reign. Military sources reportedly stated that a Colonel and his team who were tasked with pursuing insurgents instead set fire...

Osun: Appeal Court Declares INEC REC, Akeju, Not Eligible To Conduct The 2011 Election

4 years ago /
Nation 

An Appeal Court in Akure has ruled that the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Osun state, Ambassador Oluwatoyin Akeju was not eligible to conduct the 2011 Election. He was said to be partisan and unqualified to conduct the elections. Justice M. I. Sheila, who gave the lead judgment, ruled that...

APC Are A Band Of Anarchists, Scaremongers And Idle Politicians - PDP

4 years ago /
Politics 

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party has described 'a band of anarchists, scaremongers and idle politicians'. This description was made known in a world press conference by the party's national publicity secretary Olisa Metuh. The statement read, "In our quest for a robust democracy where a vibrant opposition keeps the party...

2015 Elections: Political Associates Pressurised Me To Contest - Buhari

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former Nigerian military head of state and All Progressive Congress, APC, presidential aspirant, General Muhammadu Buhari has risen in self defence over his decision to reverse his decision not contest for elective office again. Just before the 2011 general elections, Buhari publicly declared that the elections would be his last outing...

Ekiti Courts Ordered To Be Closed Until After Fayose's Inauguration By Presidency

4 years ago /
Politics 

The presidency has directed that military and police force to keep the courts in Ekiti state shut until the inauguration of the state governor-elect, Ayo Fayose on October 16. This order goes against the order of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to the courts to resume operations on Wednesday. The...

PDP Accuses APC For Sponsoring New Suit To Stall Fayose's Inauguration

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has berated the Governor Kayode Fayemi-led All Progressives Congress for allegedly sponsoring another suit in an Abuja High Court by proxy, seeking an injunction to stop the swearing-in of the state Governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on October 16. The party was referring to...

2015 Election: Buhari Postpones Presidential Declaration To October 15

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari, has postponed by one week his intention to formally declare his presidential interest on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) instead of declaring today as earlier scheduled. The declaration will now take place on Wednesday, October 15 2014, at the Eagle...

$9.3m Arms Scandal: Explain Asari Dokubo's Involvement, APC Asks Jonathan

4 years ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to explain to Nigerians what Mujaheed Asari Dokubo, was doing on the plane that illegally ferried US$9.3 million to South Africa, where Asari Dokubo, another Nigerian and an Israeli were arrested, according to a published report.   In a statement...