Politics

Osun 2014: Mu’azu Urges Omisore To Reconcile Aggrieved PDP Members

The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Adamu Mu’azu has urged the party’s gubernatorial candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore to bring about reconciliation among aggrieved members of the PDP in the statement. Mu’azu made this call on Thursday just before he presented[Read More…]

2015: Asari Dokubo Warns Patience Jonathan Against Imposing Wike On The People Of Rivers State

Recently, Nigeria’s first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan through a press statement made it clear that she was solidly behind, the Supervising Minister Of Education, Nyesom Wike’s quest to become Governor of Rivers state come 2015. This has sparked a reaction from the leader of the defunct Niger-Delta People’s Volunteer Force, Alhaji[Read More…]

Iyiola Omisore Has What It Takes To Govern Osun – Adamu Mu’azu

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, on Thursday, admitted that the task of uprooting Governor Rauf Aregbesola and the All Progressives Congress from Osun State will not be easy but the PDP candidate has what it takes. Mu’azu was addressing the People’s Democratic Party Candidate[Read More…]

You Lack The Moral Right To Ask Niger Delta People For Their Votes – APC Tells Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, has declared that President Goodluck Jonathan and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lack the moral right to campaign in the Niger Delta during the 2015 general elections. This, according to the party, is due to the total and deliberate neglect of[Read More…]

“Largest Economy With The Largest Poor Population” APC Lampoon Nigeria’s Rebased GDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as an orchestrated distraction and a mindless public relations gimmick the ongoing hullabaloo about the rebasing of Nigeria’s GDP which the masterminds said has seen the country emerge as the largest economy in Africa. In a statement, Thursday, by its Interim National Publicity[Read More…]

PDP Governors Ask Speaker Tambuwal To Sack 37 Lawmakers Who Left For APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have asked the leadership of the House of Representatives to declare vacant the seats of the 37 federal lawmakers who dumped the PDP for the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, if they fail to return to PDP. Recall that a Federal High Court in Abuja[Read More…]

INEC To Begin Continuous Voter Registration In May

NAN The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, on Wednesday said the commission would commence its continuous voter registration in May ahead of the 2015 election. Jega said this at the opening ceremony of INEC/State Independent Electoral Commissions (SIECs) Experience Sharing Conference, organised by United Nation Development[Read More…]

Senate Withdraws Proposal Empowering President To Initiate New Constitution

NAN The Senate on Wednesday in Abuja withdrew its earlier proposal to amend Section 9 of the 1999 Constitution to empower the President to initiate the process of drafting a new Constitution. The reversal followed the adoption of the application for withdrawal of the proposal by the Chairman, Senate Committee[Read More…]

“People Should Stop Speculating, I Have Not Left APC” Femi Fani-Kayode

The former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, has denied media reports that he had defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party. In a statement issued Wednesday, the APC Chieftain said he would let Nigerians know and give reasons for his action if he would chose[Read More…]

“Obanikoro Waging War On Lagos” Joe Igbokwe Alleges

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has raised alarm over the inordinate use of soldiers to cause mayhem and outright brigandage in Lagos. It fingered the Minister of State for Defence, Musliu Obanikoro as the arrowhead of this illegal use of soldiers to cause a breach of[Read More…]