PDP Extends Makarfi’s Tenure For Four Months

PDP Extends Makarfi’s Tenure For Four Months

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has extended the tenure of the Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee by four months. The extension was approved Saturday afternoon by delegates from the country’s 36 states and the FCT at the Eagle Square, Abuja. The convention also approved a recommendation for the dissolution of the state executive committee […]

INEC Seeks More Powers To Reject Candidates

INEC Seeks More Powers To Reject Candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is seeking more powers to play a more decisive role in the selection of candidates for the general election.   In a position paper submitted to Walter Onoghie, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), INEC also carpeted the judiciary for aiding electoral impunity through conflicting judgements.   This follows […]

APDA suspends Dokpesi, Nwanyanwu, Mainasara

APDA suspends Dokpesi, Nwanyanwu, Mainasara

Chris Steven, Abuja   The Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance National (APDA) Working Committee has announced the suspension of Chief Raymoond Dokpesi, Dan Nwanyanwu, and Mainasara Ilo from the party. The party disclosed this in a statement signed by its National Secretary, Dr Emeka Okengwu, in Abuja. Okengwu said that Dokpesi and the two others were […]

APC Commends Ajimobi, Others Over Hitch-Free Delegates Congress In Oyo

APC Commends Ajimobi, Others Over Hitch-Free Delegates Congress In Oyo

Chris Steven, Abuja        Following the successful conduct of its mid-term congress last weekend, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has commended Abiola Ajimobi, the state Governor and other stakeholders “for their heroic contributions to the party’s constitutional exercise which was adjudged hitch-free across the 33 local government councils with 100 per cent of […]

I’m Not Leaving APC, Says Oyinlola, Former Osun Governor

I’m Not Leaving APC, Says Oyinlola, Former Osun Governor

Chris Steven, Abuja   Olagunsoye Oyinlola, a former governor of State of Osun, has said that he has no plan to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) as being currently rumoured. Oyinlola who reiterated his commitment to APC called for unity among the party faithful and urged them to disregard insinuations that he was leaving […]

Rivers Visit: APC Leaders, Group, Hail Osinbanjo, Amaechi For Not Failing On Cheap Blackmail

Rivers Visit: APC Leaders, Group, Hail Osinbanjo, Amaechi  For Not Failing On Cheap Blackmail

Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt   Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the four speaking Ikwerre local government areas  in Rivers State and Rivers Media Defender for Good Governance (RMDG) yesterday said it would have being a subject of ridicule and embarrassment if   the Acting  Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo had commissioned park and market in Rivers State. […]

Abe: I’ve Been Shut Out Of APC, But I’ll Not Leave

Abe: I’ve Been Shut Out Of APC, But I’ll Not Leave

Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt Senator Magnus Abe yesterday expressed sadness that some heavy weights in the All Progressives Congress, (APC) are scheming to shut him and his supporters out of the party, but maintained that he would not leave the party for anybody. The delegate congress of the APC in the Rivers State on Saturday […]

2019: Borno politicians planning to revive Boko Haram ahead of general elections – Group

2019: Borno politicians planning to revive Boko Haram ahead of general elections – Group

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, some politicians have allegedly perfected plans to revive the Boko Haram insurgents, a group, Concerned Leaders of Conscience has claimed. According to the group, some statements recently attributed to  Ali Ndume,  Abubakar Kyari and other northern leaders were capable of escalating terrorism in the north eastern part of Nigeria. […]

Ugwuanyi Sacks Three Commissioners

Ugwuanyi Sacks Three Commissioners

 Chris Steven Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Governor of Enugu State has sacked three of his Commissioners and sworn in two at the State Executive Council meeting. The three sacked Commissioners include Godwin Udeuhele, Commissioner for Information, Charles Ndukwe, Commissioner for Youth and Sports and Smart Ogbe, Commissioner for Intel Government Affairs. At the executive hall, Ogbuagu Anikwe […]

DPC Kicks Against Independent Candidature Endorsed By Senate

DPC Kicks Against Independent Candidature Endorsed By Senate

Chris Steven, Abuja   An opposition party, Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) has described the passage of independent candidature by the Senate in the ongoing review of the 1999 Constitution as a legislative suicide. The Senate unwittingly committed a legislative suicide by approving independent candidature in the constitutional amendment. It is manifest that most of our […]

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