BRAKING: Special security squad searches Atiku on arrival from Dubai

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has returned from his vacation trip to Dubai around 1:30am, early Sunday morning, even as a special security squad comprising of Army, Police, Custom and Immigration officers were allegedly deployed by the presidency to do a thorough search on the former Vice President and his aircraft. Reports reliably gathered that during the search, video recording gadgets and other devices were use to… Continue Reading

Aidoko: The Rogue Senator By Dan Ekah

Aidoko Attai Ali Usman is a ‘rogue senator’. He has been a member of the upper chamber of the National Assembly albeit illegally for the past seven years. Since the official numbers of days a legislator seats is 181, Attai Aidoko has spent 1267 days in the senate earning all the salaries, allowances and every other pecks of being a senator without the authority of his people who should have… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Obasanjo endorses Atiku for President

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubaklar for the 2019 presidential election. Mr. Obasanjo spoke when Atiku Abubakar and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party visited him at his Abeokuta home on Thursday. Abubakar, who served as Obasanjo’s deputy between 1999 and 2007, is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He said he believed Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now good enough… Continue Reading

2019 election: APC Zamfara won’t field candidates – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State is ineligible to field candidates for any elective office in the 2019 general elections, for failing to meet up with the deadline for submission of candidates. The INEC stated this in a leaked memo signed by the commission’s acting Secretary, Okechukwu Ndeche, to the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, noting that the APC failed to conduct… Continue Reading

Breaking: Atiku Wins PDP Presidential Ticket

A former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has emerged the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate for the 2019 election. He emerged after a keenly contested primary held at Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Sunday. The Chairman of the PDP Convention Committee and governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, announced the results of the primary on Sunday morning. He said Atiku polled 1,532 votes while Aminu Tambuwal polled… Continue Reading

PDP Denies Election Of Sen. Aidoko In Kogi East Primary

The Peoples Democratic Party has denied the purported election of Senator Aidoko for the Kogi Eastern Senatorial District. A statement in Lokoja on Wednesday, signed by the Returning Officer, Sam Abenemi, the State Secretary of PDP, Faruk Yahaya, and the State Publicity Secretary, Bode Ogunmola, said no primary was held to return a Senatorial candidate for the Kogi Eastern Senatorial District. The party said that after due consultations with the… Continue Reading

Tinubu’s Anointed Candidate Jide Sanwoolu was a psychiatric Patient and a Fraudster……Ambode

Ahead of the Lagos State All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries on Monday, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has dropped a bombshell, saying his contestant, Babajide Sanwo-Olu is unfit to govern Lagos as he had been detained in the United States for spending fake dollars and had undergone mental rehabilitation at the Gbagada General Hospital. Ambode also alleged that political thugs were being armed and recruited to disrupt the peace and… Continue Reading

Press Conference Osun: PDP Rejects INEC Declaration of Osun Guber as Inconclusive 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rejects in its entirety, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) declaration of the September 22, 2018 Osun State Governorship election as inconclusive. The PDP insists that the process was conclusive and that its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, who won a total of 254, 698 votes, is in clear lead and should be immediately declared winner by INEC, having met the requirements of the 1999 Constitution… Continue Reading

Inconsistent Senator Tejuosho in Dilemma

…As Emperor Amosun Declares to run for Senate Senator Lanre Tejuosho is no doubt in the biggest dilemma of his political career following the public declaration of Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun to contest for  the Ogun Central  senatorial seat that Tejuosho is currently occupying. The battle between Amosun and Tejuosho had been going on underground for some time now, almost immediately the governor commenced his second term as the… Continue Reading

2019: I will not run for presidency if Nigeria is working – Atiku

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that he would not be seeking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential ticket to govern Nigeria if the country was working. He stated this in a statement by his Media Office shortly after submitting his nomination form at the PDP’s National Secretariat in Abuja on Thursday. Abubakar said that he was saddened by the fact that 11 million Nigerians, excluding “the millions… Continue Reading

Real reason Buhari refused to sign amendments to Electoral Act

Leading opposition party Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the reason President Muhammadu Buhari refused to sign the amendments to the Electoral Act is to frustrate the National Assembly’s efforts to check the rigging strategies of the All Progressives Congress, APC. It said President Buhari’s bid to use his veto against the amendments showed that he and the APC were clutching on straws ahead of the 2019 elections. A statement… Continue Reading

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

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