He may have been denied a second term ticket by the powers that be in Lagos but it’s not all angst, gloom and doom for outgoing Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. Gradually, rumours that he would be made a super minister in the new administration of President Muhammadu Buhari are garnering...
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, said the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) has inflicted the greatest devilish political machinations against his person ten times more than what he would have experienced were he to be in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Okorocha, who said he remains a staunch member of the...
The House of Representatives on Thursday invited President Muhammadu Buhari, to address the nation on measures taken to tackle rising cases of killings, banditry, armed robbery and kidnappings. This followed a motion on the urgent “Need for Federal Government’s Intervention on the Ongoing Wanton Killing of Innocent Persons, Destruction of...
After losing his reelection bid, the lone Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Dipo Olorunrinu (Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I), on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Olorunrinu informed the House of his defection at the plenary through a letter titled: “Letter of Defection...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign Bauchi State Governor-elect Mallam Bala Mohammed today over bribery charges leveled against him by the anti-graft body. Mohammed, who is waiting to be sworn in on May 29, 2019, will today (Monday) face bribery charges at the Federal Capital...
Governor Yahaya Bello might be on his way out of the ruling All Progressives Congress The governor is considering moving to Accord Party as there are rumours of the APC denying him a return ticket The governor is set to contest for a second term in office as the state prepares...
President Muhammadu Buhari has faulted claims by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that they won February 23 presidential election. Buhari describes the claims as laughable because Atiku has never won any political contest with him (Buhari) and because he is more popular and acceptable among the...
Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the President, has expressed her plan to establish a private university to be known as “Muhammadu Buhari University”. She disclosed this on Saturday during a townhal meeting in Yola organized by her in collaboration with concern indigenes of Adamawa. Aisha, who did not however reveal when...
The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district and Chairman of Senate Committee on Foreign and Local Debt, Shehu Sani has expressed concern over the spate of execution of Nigeria nationals over crimes committed abroad. He said foreign embassies and consulates are hit by paucity of funds, thereby making it impossible...
President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that he has more education and is better qualified in all ramifications, including constitutionally, to contest and occupy the office of President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria than the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. Buhari has therefore challenged Atiku,...