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Restructuring: Southern leaders tackle Buhari

Kofoworola Bucknor Akerele (left); Chief Supo Shonibare; Chief Ayo Adebanjo; Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (rtd); Prof. Joe Irukwu (SAN); John Nwodo; Gen. Ike Nwachukwu (rtd) and Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga during the southern Nigeria leaders’ meeting.

*Only restructuring will ensure the unity, peace and development of Nigeria Southern Leaders Forum (SLF) have disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari’s position on agitations for restructuring insisting that only restructuring will ensure the unity, peace and development of the country. The leaders, who tackled President Buhari in his national broadcast, …

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Anambra election: Did APC sell one ticket to Uba, Nwoye?

John Odigie-Oyegun APC National chairman

*Ngige, Oyegun seek police protection With the way things are going, there is a large schism in the Anambra chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC). There are allegation about the gubernatorial slot having been ‘sold’ to two candidates who are burrowing for a fight while the party chieftains are …

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Leadership crisis tears Buhari campaign organisation

President Muhammadu Buhari

*Who is the authentic leader of the organisation? By Oluwole Francis Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, we can report to you that followers of the sitting President, Muhammadu Buhari, have started tearing themselves into pieces. The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) is the focus now. On Wednesday, intense crisis became …

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Kwara PDP factions jaundice peace by Makarfi

Senator Ahmed Makarfi PDP National Chairman

*Parties refuse to yield grounds Moves by national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to reconcile the two factions in Kwara State have been rebuffed by warring factions. The factions, led by Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo and Prince Sunday Adeniran Fagbemi, traded words as they came out of a meeting …

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Paris Club Refunds: I did not stop investigation – Kogi Speaker

Mathew Kolawole Speaker, Kogi House of Assembly

*Blogger behind story is a coward Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Prince Mathew Kolawole, has debunked allegations that he has stopped the investigations by the House over alleged misappropriation of the second tranche of Paris Club Refunds for the State. Kolawole was reacting to an online publication accusing …

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INEC receives letter for recall of Kano Rep Abubakar Kuki

*To set time table for the process Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] has confirmed receipt of letter for recall of Honourable Abubakar Galadima Kuki, Member representing Bebeji Constituency of Kano state. INEC disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday, 14th August. According to the electoral body, the petition was …

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Lagos APC disciplinary committee summons Banire

Mr Muiz Banire,

*Embattled Legal Adviser to appear before panel on Monday By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Disciplinary Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ward C of Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State has summoned the embattled National Legal Adviser of the party,  Mr Muiz Banire, over alleged anti-party activities and misappropriation of …

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APDA set to take over Ekiti Government House

APDA Rally in Ekiti State

National Chairman, Mallam Shitu Mohammed and members of the National Working Committee of one of the newly registered political parties, Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) at the weekend unveiled it’s Ekiti state chapter of the party where he charged the state working committee led by Mrs Foluke Okeya to mobilise …

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Fashola, Fayemi, Ngige deny receiving pensions

Dr Kayode Fayemi and Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN)...no pension

Three former governors currently serving as ministers in the President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet have said that they are not receiving pensions from their state governments. The ministers are Babatunde Fashola (Power, Works and Housing); Chris Ngige (Labour and Employment) and Kayode Fayemi (Mines and Steel Development). Fashola, a former governor …

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Kogi Assembly Speaker, Ahmed Imam, forced to resign?

new Kogi House of Assembly Speaker

*Matthew Kolawole takes over as anointed Speaker *Yahaya Bello is “coronated” Kogi governor – Dino Melaye Ahmed Imam, member representing Lokoja 1 constituency in the Kogi state House of Assembly has officially resigned as the Speaker of the House of Assembly. He was reputed to have been forced to resign. …

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