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Why I Don’t Make Decisions Hurriedly – Buhari

1 day ago /
Nation 

Against the backdrop of criticisms over his actions or inactions on some burning national issues, President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he doesn’t make decisions hurriedly. The President at a dinner where he hosted chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Thursday said he is fully aware of...

"I Will Never Forget Contributions Made By APC Chieftains Towards My 2015 Electoral Victory" - Buhari

1 day ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will never forget the contributions made by Chieftains of the All progressives Congress (APC),  towards his electoral victory in the 2015 Presidential election. The President said this On Thursday night while interacting with stalwarts of the ruling party at his private residence in the Aso...

Rivers Residents Endorse Wike For Second Term

2 days ago /
Nation 

Residents of River State have endorsed the Governor, Nyesom Wike, for another term of four years. They declared their support for the governor when over 15,000 non-indigenes of the state visited the Government House on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, the state capital. Wike urged Nigerians irrespective of their linguistic and religious affiliation...

Rowdy Session As PDP Senator Announces Defection To APC

3 days ago /
Nation 

There was mild drama at the Senate on Wednesday when Senator Representing Ebonyi South, Sonny Ogbuoji announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He was however interrupted by his PDP colleagues who opposed his plans, thereby creating a rowdy session. The rowdiness lasted...

Bisi Akande Calls For Change Of Nigeria’s Constitution

3 days ago /
Nation 

The former interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adebisi Akande, says a total change of the country’s constitution is the solution to the problems facing the country. Akande stated this on Tuesday in his home town, Ila-Orangun in Osun State as he marked his 79th birthday. He told journalists that...

INEC Warns Against Violence In 2019 Election

4 days ago /
Nation 

A national commissioner of the independent national electoral commission, INEC, Antonia Simbini, says violence instigated by deviant party supporters may undermine the smooth conduct of the 2019 general elections. The warning comes after the disruption of the councillorship re-run election in Gwagwalada central ward of the federal capital territory by acts...

I Have No Regret Supporting My Deputy To Succed Me - Governor Fayose

5 days ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state Governor  Ayodele Fayose says he has no regrets in declaring his support for his deputy, Professor Kolapo Olusola to succeed him as the next governor of the state in 2018. The governor said this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital while fielding questions from journalists on calls made by...

Tears, Anguish As Benue Govt Buries Attack Victims

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Flag is flying at half mast in Benue state, north-central Nigeria as the bodies of seventy-three people killed by Armed Fulani Herdsmen in the last one week are buried. The bodies which were loaded in four ambulances and trucks from the mortuary of the Benue state university teaching...

Linking Buhari’s Tribe To Herdsmen Attacks Is ‘Unkind’ – Adesina

1 week ago /
Nation 

Mr Femi Adesina has criticised those who are saying President Muhammadu Buhari tolerating the attacks carried out by suspected herdsmen in the country. Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, believes such comments are very unfair to President Buhari and his government. “Something that is disturbing that I’ve...

APC Distances Self From Buhari’s Board Appointments

1 week ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied being fully involved in the selection process of President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent board appointments. National Chairman of the party, Mr John Oyegun, told reporters on Sunday in Abuja that the APC was involved in the early stage of the process but not consulted before...

Electoral Battles In 2018, And INEC Scorecard

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

According to Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, timetable, Nigeria has about one year and two months to go before the next general elections in 2019. But the political atmosphere indicates that the battle has already started and 2018, is set to be the most politically charged year in Nigeria, in recent history. In...

President Buhari Says His Administration Will Investigate All Perpetrators Of Mayhem

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will investigate and bring to book all perpetrators of mayhem across the country, reiterating that no religion or civilised culture tolerates violence, especially the taking of another life. Speaking at separate meetings with with the Qadiriyya Muslim Movement in Africa and the Izalatul-Bid’a-Wa-Iqamatus-Sunnah at the...

PDP Reacts To Lawmaker’s Defection, Wants Seat Declared Vacant

4 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the defection of one of its members at the House of Representatives, Ehiozuwa Agbonayima, as illegal. This was contained in a statement issued on Thursday by the spokesman for the Edo State chapter of the party, Chris Nehikhare, shortly after the lawmaker announced his...

BREAKING: PDP Loses Another Member To APC

1 month ago /
Politics 

Another member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Johnson Agbonayinma who represents Edo State, was a member of the Ali Modu Sheriff faction before the Supreme Court recognised the then Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction as the authentic...

Distractors At Work, Secondus Reacts To PDP Faction

1 month ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has reacted to the emergence of a new faction of the party. Addressing reporters on Wednesday in Abuja shortly after the new faction was unveiled in the nation’s capital, Mr Secondus blamed the deployment on some people who he said...

BREAKING: PDP Reps Walk Out Of Plenary Over Member’s Defection

1 month ago /
Nation 

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives have walked out of plenary over the defection of a member from Imo State to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Further Details Shortly…...

56 Billion Loan: Fayose Denies Media Reports, Says His Government Did Not Borrow.

1 month ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has described as ‘baseless’ media reports and claims by the all progressives congress in the state that his administration obtained loan facility worth over fifty six billion naira in the last three years in office. The governor said this on Monday during an interactive meeting with...

No More Opposition In Oyo State, Says Tinubu

1 month ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress national Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has declared the death of opposition parties in Oyo state. Tinubu made the declaration on Saturday in Ibadan during a mega rally at the ancient mapo hall, while receiving Former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, Former Senate Leader, Teslim Folarin and a host of others into...

Oyegun Congratulates Secondus

1 month ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun has congratulated his in counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus and other newly elected officials of the party. Oyegun in a statement on Tuesday said he hopes the new chairman will use his experience, garnered over the years, to...

Reconcile Aggrieved Party Members, Makarfi Tells New PDP Chairman

1 month ago /
Politics 

The former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s caretaker committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has urged the newly elected chairman of the PDP, Mr Uche Secondus to pursue reconciliation to the latter. Senator Makarfi made the appeal at the PDP headquarters in Abuja, where the formal handing over ceremony was performed. In...


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