Politics

2023 Presidency: Afegbua warns ‘old man’ Atiku not to contest

Atiku Abubakar has been warned by his former spokesman, Prince Kassim Afegbua, not to contest the presidential seat come 2023. The former vice president, Atiku, was the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2015 and 2019. Afegbua urged the opposition party, PDP, to zone the presidential ticket[Read More…]

‘Not poisoned by tea’: True story of MKO Abiola’s death — Abdulsalami

Former Head of state and retired army general, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has told his version of the events that led to the death of the assumed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, popularly known as MKO. In an interview with Trust TV, General Abubakar said[Read More…]

Obasanjo rejects Ayu’s invite to rejoin PDP

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has rejected an invitation by the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rejoin the party. Obasanjo made this known when Ayu led four former governors and members of the party’s National Working Committee to visit him at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State.[Read More…]

Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello has endorsed Bola Tinubu for President

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Thursday, endorsed the presidential ambition of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu. In a statement the governor made during Tinubu’s visit to the state, Bello stated that the national leader of the APC ‘is a[Read More…]

Your ‘419 rice pyramid’ will not help Nigerians, Ortom slams Buhari

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has described the pyramid of rice unveiled by President Muhammadu Buhari as “419” and that it would not help Nigerians. The governor made the remark while speaking after signing the state’s amended grazing bill into law at the Government House in Makurdi. “All those 419[Read More…]

“He gave me his prayer” – Tinubu talks about his 2023 campaign visit to IBB in Minna

A presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 general elections, Bola Tinubu has visited Minna, the Niger State capital. Addressing journalists on Thursday, Tinubu said he met with former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida who prayed for success for his presidential ambition. The APC chieftain and former[Read More…]

“We share in your grief” – Bola Tinubu donates N50 million to families of persons killed in Niger State 

Former Governor of Lagos State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has donated the sum of N50 million to families of victims of the recent killings by bandits on communities in Niger State this month alone. Tinubu, who made the donation on Thursday when he paid[Read More…]

Here’s why Bola Ahmed Tinubu is apologising to Nigerians

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has apologised for saying Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) can expire. Mr Tinubu, who has signalled his intention to run for President in 2023, made the claim on Tuesday while speaking to a delegation of women from Lagos across the country. However,[Read More…]

Reps order probe of Malami, IGP over alleged attempt to destabilise Lagos

The House of Representatives has ordered its Committees on Justice, Public Petition and Police Affairs to probe the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, over their “attempt to destabilise the peace of Lagos State”. This followed a[Read More…]

How I shared N140m for election in 2003 despite knowing I will lose — Osoba

Former governor of Ogun state, Olusegun Osoba has narrated how he shared N140 million to electorate on the eve of governorship election in 2003 despite knowing he would lose. Speaking in Abeokuta, Ogun State, at the book launch and the 60th birthday of his former Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Kayode[Read More…]