Politics

Atiku Hails Obasanjo For Extending An Olive Branch

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has welcomed the olive branch extended to him by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness in the interest of national unity. In a statement issued by his media office in Abuja yesterday, Atiku said “ for forgiving him[Read More…]

For Defecting From The PDP To APC, Federal High Court Asks 37 Lawmakers To Resign

NAN A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday asked 37 former members of PDP to resign their seats at the House of Representatives for defecting to the opposition APC. The court perpetually restrained the legislators from effecting any leadership change in the assembly. The court was delivering judgment in[Read More…]

Some B’Haram Members Are First Class Graduates – Borno Governor Tells Jonathan

The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima has said he does not want to join issues with the President following the comments by the President Saturday in Bauhi. The Special Adviser on Media, Malam Isa Gusau explained to PUNCH that the President must have been misquoted because; he has a[Read More…]

Blaming Governors For Boko Haram, Not A Mark Of Good Leadership- Nyako To Jonathan

The governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, on Sunday said President Goodluck Jonathan, had once again demonstrated a lack of humility in his approach to issues. Nyako was reacting to comments made by the President during the North-East rally of the Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday. Jonathan had accused governors[Read More…]

APC Is Not An Alternative To PDP Neither Is It An Option To Nigerians – Olisa Metuh

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP says it has observed the ill-conceived and wicked offensive deployed by the APC to attacking the personality of individuals and institutions of government using a section of the media. A statement issued Sunday by Olisa Metuh, the Party’s National Publicity Secretary.. It reads: “In the[Read More…]

Crisis Hits APC As Buba Marwa Along With His Supporters Defect To PDP In Adamawa

NAN Former Military Governor of Lagos State and a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa, retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, has formally defected to People’s Democratic Party (PDP) with his teeming supporters. The decision by Marwa to defect to PDP followed a meeting held on Sunday with his supporters[Read More…]

PDP Responsible For Grinding Poverty In Nigeria – Bola Tinubu

The Former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Saturday, blamed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the grinding poverty in Nigeria. AT the 6th annual Bola Tinubu Colloquim titled: “ The Summit 0f The Common Man”. The Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC said Poverty was enough reason for[Read More…]

PDP Rally: Jonathan Promises Wealth Creation, Infrastructure In North East

NAN President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Bauchi promised that the Federal Government would provide opportunities for the creation of wealth and infrastructure in the North East zone of the country. Jonathan made the pledge at the PDP North East unity rally in Bauchi. He said that the government was[Read More…]

Ekiti 2014: Fayose Boast Of Removing Fayemi As PDP Presents Him With Certificate Of Return

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, on Friday, pleaded with all the aspirants in the last Saturday’s party’s primary in the Ekiti State governornship election which produced the former governor of the state, Mr Ayodele Fayose, as its candidate to put the out come of[Read More…]

Political Killings: Another Osun PDP Chieftain Stabbed To Death

A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Mr Alaba Agunmo, was on Friday afternoon at Irojo, in Ilesa East Local Government, stabbed to death by suspected political thugs. The Killings of Agunmo is happening barely two weeks after another chieftain of the party in Ife East Local Government of[Read More…]