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Abia: Uchechukwu Ogah accepts defeat, congratulates Okezie Ikpeazu

*Demonstrates rare spirit of sportsmanship in Nigerian political firmament Former Abia State governorship aspirant, Mr. Uchechukwu Ogah, has congratulated his rival and the sitting Governor of the state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu. Ikpeazu’e election was affirmed by the Supreme Court on Friday. A five-man bench of the apex court led by …

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Lagos LG Polls: PDP won’t win any Council – Tinubu

Bola Ahmed Tinubu

*Thank you for supporting Governor Ambode National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Wednesday said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would not record any win in the forthcoming council polls in Lagos State. Tinubu, a former governor of the state, said this while …

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Ayodele Fayose berates DSS over arrest, detention of Ifeanyi Ubah

Ayodele Fayose

*DSS can truncate democracy by their conducts Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has condemned the Department of State Services (DSS) arrest and detention of the Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah. “The DSS is becoming law unto itself and dragging Nigeria back to 1984 when …

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2011 Akwa Ibom primaries: How Supreme Court delayed justice

Hon Udo Imo and Senator Godswill Akpabio...both of them are before the Supreme Court

*As Appellants push for justice six years later *Matter still not listed yet despite miscarriage of justice Former Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Hon. Imo Udo, who ran against Governor Godswill Akpabio during the 2011 governorship primaries, has asked the National Judicial Council (NJC) to direct the …

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Kwara PDP strategises ahead of LG, 2019 general elections

Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo Kwara PDP chairman...rigging, fraud, ballot snatching everywhere

 *Will mobilise voters in the grassroots Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kwara says it is strategising to reposition the party for victory in the state ahead of the coming Local Government and the 2019 general elections. Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo, the PDP chairman in the state made this known on Wednesday …

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Buhari’s ill-health: Generals Abdulsalam, Babangida and Obasanjo meet without Gowon

Generals Abdulsalam, Babangida and Obasanjo...over Buhari's ill-health

Three of four former military rulers of Nigeria (excluding the sitting President) General Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babangida and General Abubakar Abdusalami, on Tuesday met in Minna, Niger State capital. How and why General Yakubu Gowon was not invited remains sketchy. They met probably on President Buhari’s ill-health. The meeting …

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Hon Lasun Yusuf is the threat to his own life – Osun APC

Hon Lasun Yusuf...replied by Osun APC

The attention of the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State of Osun has been drawn to a release issued by one Dr. Aderemi Suleiman Ajala on behalf of the Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Lasun Yusuf on the threat to his life, among all other allegations of …

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Paris Club refund: Governors demand Buhari to sack Kyari

Nasir el-Rufai...spoke on behalf of the governors on the Paris Club refund

*How can he stop a Presidential decision? Governors of the 36 States of Nigeria are asking for the head of the chief of staff to President Muhammad Buhari, Mr. Abbah Kyari, following his role in stalling the payment of the second tranche of the Paris Club refund? Leading the pack …

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Guber primaries: Sokoto Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, loses in Supreme Court

Aminu Tambuwal...lost at the Supreme Court

*Federal High Court Abuja to try case Aminu Tambuwal, the Sokoto state Governor’s bid to stop a suit challenging the propriety of his nomination as candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the 2015 governorship election in Sokoto state has been struck out by the Supreme Court. The apex …

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