PDP SET TO SELF-DISTRUCT: REAWAKENS IMPUNITY

The Uche Secondus led PDP NWC and the PDPcaucus of National Assembly held meeting at theTranscorp Hilton today at which very far reaching decisions were made. Chief among the decisions is the resolution to grant automatic tickets to serving members of the National Assembly in States where the Party is not holding sway while allowing the Governors in PDP controlled States decide their preferred candidates. This is clearly a return… Continue Reading

Kogi East 2019: Coalition of political parties endorses Victor Adoji for Senate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kogi East Senate aspirant, Dr Victor Alewo Adoji has been endorsed by coalition of all political parties in Kogi State. Speaking at Adoji’s declaration ceremony in Olamaboro on Saturday, chairman of Coalition of Political Parties in Nigeria, Kogi State chapter, Hon. Itodo said Kogi East has found a worthy ambassador in Adoji. Itodo urged Kogi East electorate to support Adoji’s quest to represent the area… Continue Reading

Ogun 2019: Failed Politician, Dapo Abiodun Sets to Spend Dieziani’s Loot on Guber Ambition

Oil magnate and head honcho of Heyden Oil and Gas, Dapo Abiodun, has declared his ambition to join the Ogun State governorship race. He made the declaration recently in his Iperu-Remo residence. This is not the first time the failed politician is contesting in the state. He is not new to contesting for election in Ogun State and failed, he was in the race for the number one seat of the… Continue Reading

APC, PDP Equally Corrupt at All Levels, Says Carnegie Endowment

Muhammadu-Buhari Lists 20 sectors vulnerable to corruption, including media APC dismisses report as nonsensical PDP rejects allegations, says party has since re-positioned itself Bayo Akinloye A report on corruption by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has slammed the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as being corrupt and inclined to using political power to steal public resources. The report titled, “A New… Continue Reading

Kogi PDP primaries: Crisis rocks party as Ibrahim Idris imposes sons, aides as candidates

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kogi State is gradually driving itself into fresh crisis following sinister moves by a former governor of the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris to impose his family members and aides as candidates on the electorates. News filtering out indicates that Alhaji Idris, who is also the leader of the party in Kogi State has perfected plans to install his sons, aide as the sole candidates… Continue Reading

Tinubu supports Buhari to achieve 2023 presidential ambition –Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, supports President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election only with the hope that he could succeed Buhari in 2023. Saraki said this in a statement on Monday in response to an open letter written by Tinubu on Sunday. Tinubu in his letter had said the Senate President dumped the APC because of his Presidential ambition… Continue Reading

Sen. Attai Aidoko enlists thugs to harass delegates at Kogi East PDP primary election 

  Information at our disposals has revealed that a senatorial aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi East Senatorial District, Senator Attai Adoko has enlisted thugs to disrupt the forthcoming primaries of the party, this newspaper gathered. Reliable informants alleged that Aidoko, who is currently representing the senatorial district in the red chamber, has taken his re-election bid to an unimaginable level as he feared that the constituents… Continue Reading

“We can Make Nigeria Work Again” -Atiku Abubakar

The Former Vice President and Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential front runner, Alhaji Atiku Abubukar has stated that his quest to govern the country was driven by his patriotism and grandiose vision of a nation where everything works considering the abundant human and natural resources at its disposal. Atiku said this while fielding questions from newsmen in Benin after a courtesy call on Oba Ewuare II at his Benin palace… Continue Reading

Senate 2019: Kogi East roots for Victor Adoji

The people of Kogi East Senatorial District are in for a brighter future in 2019 and beyond as Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji, renowned technocrat throws the hat in the ring for the 2019 senatorial elections. Dr. Adoji is gearing to represent the senatorial district at the National Assembly. Already, there have been wild excitements everywhere you go as the electorates believe Adoji’s representation will be a sign of good things… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Kwankwaso, Melaye, 13 other senators dump APC for PDP

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has read a letter from 13 members of the All Progressives’ senators declaring their defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. The lawmakers include Rabi’u Kwankwaso (Kano-Central), Dino Melaye (Kogi-West), Adesoji Akanbi (Oyo-South), Monsurat Sunmonu (Oyo-Central), Rafiu Ibrahim (Kwara-South), Suleiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna-North), and Lanre Tejuoso (Ogun-Central). Others are Usman Nafada (Gombe), Ibrahim Dambaba (Sokoto), Mohammed Shittu (Jigawa) Isa… Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: Oshiomole is a filthy rat – Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima, a former political ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and leader of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), in this interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Festus Owete and Nasir Ayitogo, speaks on the future of the new group, his relationship with the president and other sundry issues; Excerpts: PT: At what point did you conceive the idea of forming the R-APC? Galadima: We had always thought that the party and the… Continue Reading

Ogun 2019: Why Osoba and His Group Betrayed Yayi

The hopes of Senator Adeola Olamilekan, popularly known as Yayi of becoming the governor of Ogun State in 2019 seems to be fading, no thanks to Olusegun Osoba and his group who betrayed him for their selfish reasons. An impeccable chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC told this magazine that unless miracle happens, Yayi, who have already spent several millions of naira on his gubernatorial ambition, will no longer… Continue Reading

OPPOSITIONS JOIN FORCES WITH GBOYEGA ISIAKA IN ADC

History may favour the two times gubernatorial candidate in Ogun State, Alhaji Gboyega Isiaka who has dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to join the African Democratic Congress founded by former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Considering the magnitude of people from all other political parties who indicated interest to support his ambition come 2019, the pendulum may swing in his favour. Many people in Ogun Central recently defected to the African Democratic Congress… Continue Reading

Public Affairs Analyst, Segun Sowunmi Unveiled as Atiku Campaign Spokesman

Ace Public affairs analyst, Segun Showunmi has been appointed as the official Spokesperson of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization. Showunmi who was Special Assistant and Deputy Chief Press Secretary to the former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel had served in various political capacities including the Jonathan/Sambo Campaign in 2011 . By his appointment, he is expected to bring his experience to bear, especially having also worked as Director… Continue Reading

Oshiomhole Emerges ‘Consensus’ Candidate For APC National Chair

Ahead of the elective convention of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), the former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, is coasting home to victory unchallenged as the national chairman of the party following the sudden withdrawal of the last contender, Dr. Clement Ebri, from the race barely 24 hours to the contest. Ebri, a former governor of Cross River State, cited “desire to ensure rancour-free convention” at the… Continue Reading

History will be fair to you as a core democrat, Atiku tells Jonathan

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has described former President Goodlcuk Jonathan as a hero of democracy in Nigeria. The former Vice President made the assertion on Wednesday during a courtesy call on President Jonathan at his country home in Otuoke, Bayelsa State. Atiku Abubakar, who recalled Jonathan’s exemplary decision to hand over the reins of power without qualms, observed that that singular historic decision set him apart as… Continue Reading

I Signed A Bad 2018 Appropriation Bill” Says Buhari, Blames Lawmakers –

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu has lamented that the budget he signed today is not what he sent to the National Assembly. He disclosed this will affect the smooth running of his administration to implement what he ought to do for the masses. Speech By His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria, At The Signing Into Law, The 2018 Appropriation Bill, Presidential… Continue Reading

OGUN GUBER CANDIDATE, GBOYEGA ISIAKA TURNS ‘HOUSEBOY’

A former gubernatorial candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2011 and 2015 elections in Ogun State, Alhaji Gboyega Nasir Isiaka has suddenly turned himself to the houseboy of former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. This mind burgling development has been troubling some of his loyalists who have no other choice than to be watching the pendulum. Alhaji Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, popularly called GNI, turns self to close associate of… Continue Reading

‘If Buhari Truly Has Integrity, He Should Forget 2nd Term’

Mr Segun Sowunmi, is a prominent and active personality in Ogun State politics. In this interview with Omifenwa Owojide, he opens up on his next political move, plans for Ogun State and other sundry issues   Q: Let’s start with a brief introduction of yourself My name is Segun Sowunmi. I am from Abeokuta. I am a happy person who has had a bit of experience around political process, so… Continue Reading

YOUR ENEMIES ARE AROUND YOU, IYORCHIA AYU TELLS BUHARI AT INVESTITURE

Iyorchia Ayu, former Presidents of the Senate, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari should be more tolerant of the opposition. Speaking during the Special National Honours Investiture at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Ayu said the President should note that “opposition is not an enemy.” Ayu, a chieftain of the defunct Social Democratic Party, SDP, the platform the late M.K.O.Abiola ran for the June 12 election recalled how he and former… Continue Reading

National Assembly should impeach Buhari immediately to rescue Nigeria –Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, in this interview with GBENRO ADEOYE, speaks on the controversy surrounding the alleged spending of $16bn on power by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other issues Let us begin by congratulating you on the birth of your three sons. We learnt that they were born on your wife’s birthday. Thanks very much. We give God the glory. The Lord is faithful. You have… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Obasanjo raises alarm, accuses Buhari of plotting his arrest on false charges

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused the Buhari administration of plotting to slam false charges on him, to pave the way for his indefinite detention. The former leader said the government was planning to use fake documents and witnesses against him. Mr Obasanjo said this in a statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, on Friday. The claim is the latest twist after weeks of bitter exchanges between the two… Continue Reading

Shocker: Aregbesola, Oshinowo plotting Against Ambode’s Return- Fouad Oki

The embattled factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State  Mr Fouad Oki has made a shocking revelation during an interview by popular Presenter Jimi Disu on Morning Digest, a programme on Lagos Talks 91.fm. Mr Oki claimed that Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Hon. Bayo Oshinowo aka Pepper of the Lagos State House of Assembly are plotting to ensure that Lagos State Governor, Mr… Continue Reading

BREAKING: APC Crisis: ‘New PDP’ pulls out of dialogue with Nigerian govt

The leadership of a faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), known as nPDP, has announced withdrawal from dialogue with the APC-led federal government. In a statement on Monday, the nPDP chairman, Abubakar Baraje, announced the decision after regurgitating the plight of members of his faction. He accused the Nigerian presidency of double-standard and lack of good faith in the dialogue it entered with the aggrieved members of the… Continue Reading

Lagos APC to sue party’s NWC for overruling congress

The Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress(APC)on Sunday said it would sue the National Working Committee(NWC)for overruling its state congress. The Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party,Mr Abiodun Salami issued the threat in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN)in Lagos. He was reacting the overruling of the main congress of APC at ACME on May 19 by the NWC over issues of legality. Another congress was convened… Continue Reading

VP Osinbajo: I’m Ready to leave Buhari

Following a backlash of criticisms from Chhristian leaders in the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he wwould rather call it quits with President Muhammadu Buhari than compromise his Christian faith. The VP made this statement on Tuesday, 15 May while responding to posers raised by some Christian leaders at the stakeholders’ meeting held at the new Banquet Hall of the Benue State Government House, Makurdi. He said… Continue Reading

Sheriff’s Return To APC Unsettles Aspirants In Borno

Since the departure of Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff from the ruling All progressive Congress (APC) to the opposition Party, the People’s Democratic party (PDP) where he was made Chairman of the Party, the political atmosphere in Borno, especially with regards to the ruling APC in the state has been that managed by select individuals. And this no doubt created a room for the individuals to decide among themselves where the… Continue Reading

Why APC Governors Initially Refuse to Support Oshiomhole As Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari’s public support for former Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has divided the ruling party. The party is expected to hold its national convention soon, and Mr President wants Oshiomhole to replace John Odigie-Oyegun, but the move has met a brick wall from the party governors, ministers and other bigwigs. This magazine gathered that apart from… Continue Reading

Forget the denials: Femi Otedola wants to be Governor

Yes!!! Femi Otedola for Governor. Despite denials trailing his being linked to the seat of the Lagos State governor, all indicators point to the fact that billionaire businessman Femi Otedola is actually eyeing the hot seat, albeit in 2023 After Femi, ex-governor  of Lagos State, Sir Michael Otedola’s billionaire son released a video depicting him in a molue ride from Sango to Agege, suspicions were rife that he was up… Continue Reading

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