Politics

APC Crisis: Shekarau, Marwa To Be Expelled To Allow G-5 Governors Take Over Party Structure

The struggle over the control of the All Progressives Party Leadership in states where five governors of the People’s Democratic Party defected might just be leading the party to a bigger storm- Sources say party leadership is to suspend former governors if necessary or expel them to allow for peace.[Read More…]

Presidential, National Assembly Elections Hold February 14, 2015 [INEC Releases Timetable]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced that the Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February 14, 2015. The commission in a statement6 also fixed governorship and State Assembly elections for February 28, 2015. For Ekiti and Osun states that had their 2007 governorship elections annulled by[Read More…]

APC Calling For A Military Coup – Labour Party

by Olusola Fabiyi The Leadership of the Labour Party of Nigeria on Friday condemned the All Progressives Congress for calling on its members in the National Assembly to block all executive bills. APC had asked its members to block the 2014 Appropriation bill and the confirmation of military service chiefs[Read More…]

APC Condemns Harassment Of Mallam Nasir El-Rufai By SSS

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly condemned the harassment of its Deputy National Secretary, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, by the Department of State Security (DSS), describing as a shameful overkill the storming of his residence in Abuja by armed DSS operatives on Friday, without producing any arrest warrant. In a[Read More…]

SSS Storm Mallam Nasir el-Rufai’s Residence To Arrest Him

Operatives of the State Security Service Friday stormed the Maitama, Abuja residence of the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai to arrest him. The service had on Thursday summoned the stalwart of the All Progressives Congress to appear at its headquarters today for saying there would[Read More…]

Pro-Amaechi Lawmakers Hold Plenary At Rivers Government House

By Jimitota Onoyume Seventeen pro-Governor Rotimi Amaechi lawmakers sat, yesterday at Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers State and considered three bills. At exactly 11.04, the Speaker of the House, Mr Otelemaba Amachree, walked behind a mace conveyed into the venue of the sitting. After the opening prayer, Deputy Leader of[Read More…]

Fear Grips PDP Senators Intending To Defect To The APC

Fears might have gripped the aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party senators as none of them has been bold enough to drop their letter of defection to Senate President David Mark, since the upper chamber resumed plenary on Tuesday. Expectations were high that at least two of the aggrieved senators would drop[Read More…]

APC Directs Members In The National Assembly To Block Consideration Of The 2014 Budget

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has directed its members in the National Assembly, NASS, to block consideration of the 2014 Budget, as well as ministerial and military appointments until the Federal Government halts the escalating violence in Rivers State. The APC Interim National Executive Committee held its 8th regular meeting[Read More…]

Governor Babangida Promises To Complete Projects Before Tenure Elapses

The Governor of Niger State, Muazu Babangida has promised to see to the completion of all projects his administration initiated before his tenure comes to an end. This revelation was made on Tuesday night at the 204 budget dinner which went down at the Justice Idris Legbo International Conference Centre, Minna.[Read More…]

New PDP chairman, Mu’azu Begs Defected PDP Members To Return To The Party

The new national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ahmed Muazu has tendered a pubic apology yo the lawmakers, stakeholders and five governors who left the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC) over what happened. Muazu also made it clear that the PDP doors were open to[Read More…]