BREAKING: Appeal Court orders stay of execution of order suspending Oshiomhole

  The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Monday, ordered the stay of execution of the Abuja High Court ruling that suspended Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC. The appellate court, in a ruling by a three-man panel of Justices led by Justice Yahaya Dattijo, also issued an interlocutory injunction restraining the Respondents from taking steps to give effect to the high… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Appeal Court puts off hearing in Oshiomhole’s appeal

The scheduled hearing in the appeal by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has been put off by the Court of Appeal, Abuja. The court had, last week sent notices of hearing to parties in the appeal. But, when parties got to court today, a panel of three Justices led by Justice Stephen Adah sat to hear other cases. The panel later rose, with a… Continue Reading

HOUSE OF TROUBLE:LAGOS ASSEMBLY REMOVES TWO PRINCIPAL OFFICERS, SUSPENDS TWO MEMBERS INDEFINITELY

Lagos State House of Assembly has unanimously removed two Principal Officers and suspended two members for misconduct. The Speaker of the House, Rt.hon.Mudashiru Obasa said the suspension is as a result of gross misconduct and insubordination as against Section 68,70, 4a,4b 2 and 3 of the Constitution in actions that can destabilize the House, ” as we all know, the Parliament is the heartbeat of every Democracy and its sanctity… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Court orders suspension of Oshiomhole as APC chairman

The FCT high court has given an order restraining Comrade Adams Oshomole from parading himself as the National Chairman of the ruling, All Progressives Congress, APC. By this ruling, the former Labor Leader and Governor of Edo State seizes to be the chairman, pending the outcome of various legal battles. In his ruling Hon. Justice Senchi Z. Danlami gave an order of interlocutory injunction restraining Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from parading… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Supreme Court nullifies Bayelsa governor-elect’s election, declares PDP winner

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidates as the winners of the November 16, 2019 governorship election… Continue Reading

Dapo Abiodun: Six months of giant strides in Ogun State…… By Kunle Somorin

Many Nigerians would have failed to notice the highly significant event that happened in Ogun State shortly after the current state governor, Dapo Abiodun, assumed office. On the Lagos/Ibadan expressway, some pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) had been kidnapped, but the governor was attending a retreat in Abuja. So, what did he do? He asked President Muhammadu Buhari’s permission to leave the meeting, got the president… Continue Reading

Oluomo will be far more purposeful than Gov. Dapo Abiodun….Segun Sowunmi

When the all-inclusive, now clearly cosmetic, slow to settle, uninspiring administration of HE Dapo Abiodun started, I had suspected that the idea was, perhaps, to cage all potentially divergent opinions and strong voices in Ogun. I have now become satisfactorily convinced that an awkward situation of catastrophic proportion is before all lovers of our dear state. I had penned a harmless note to encourage Mr. Governor and his bootlickers on… Continue Reading

Kogi election: Suspected thugs dressed in police uniform invade gov Makinde hotel

   Suspected thugs allegedly dressed in Police uniforms on Friday invaded Sutoria Hotel in Lokoja, where the Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, had lodged ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State. Makinde is in the state to give support to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Musa Wada, who is challenging the incumbent governor of the state, Yaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress. An eye witness told… Continue Reading

APC Govs To Oshiomhole: Call Emergence NEC Meeting Or Resign

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) took dramatic turn on Wednesday when APC state governors issued a threat to National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole to either convene an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) or resign his position immediately. Tagged ‘APC and our inconceivable organisational challenges: Urgent call to our leaders’, the statement signed by the Director General APC Progressives Governors Forum of (PGF), Salihu Moh. Lukman,… Continue Reading

Stop calling me “Your Excellency”… . …Sanwoolu

In the last five months that I have been privileged to exercise the mandate freely given to me by the great and hardworking people of Lagos State, it has come to my consciousness to review certain features of citizen-government relations which impede the genuine expression of the democratic spirit of our society and the meaningful exercise of the sovereignty of our people. The office of the Governor has been celebrated… Continue Reading

Appeal Court nullifies Senate spokesman Dayo Adeyeye’s election

The court also upheld the tribunal judgment declaring Peoples Democratic Party’s Senator Abiodun Olujimi winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial election held on February 23. The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared Adeyeye, who ran on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, winner of the National Assembly election. Olujimi approached the elections petitions tribunal, seeking declaration that she had the highest number of votes in the election. She… Continue Reading

Kogi poll: Adoji denies stepping down for Wada

There were confusions in the camp of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kogi state on Tuesday as one of the governorship aspirants, Dr Victor Adoji, denied stepping down from the contest. Adoji in a statement by Abdulahi Usman Adeiza, on behalf of the Dr Victor Adoji Campaign Group (DVACG), said the report of him quitting the race was false and baseless. There were reports that seven of the aspirants, including… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Buhari appoints Akpabio, Keyamo, Fashola, 40 other ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sent his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate. This was made known by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who read out the president’s letter at plenary on Tuesday. The president appointed 43 ministers. Among the appointees are former Akwa Ibom State governor, Godswill Akpabio, senior lawyer Festus Keyamo, ex-Benue governor George Akume and 40 other nominees. The president also retained Babatunde Fashola, Chris Ngige… Continue Reading

Ministerial list: Senate gives Buhari five days to submit names

 …says it will proceed on two-month recess Friday Delay in forming cabinet not good for economy-LCCI Sunday Aborisade, John Ameh, Ifeanyi Onuba, Tunde Ajaja, Simon Utebor The Senate has given President Muhammadu Buhari till Friday to submit the list of ministerial nominees for screening, failure of which the red chamber will proceed on its two-month annual recess. In line with its annual calendar, the National Assembly is meant to go… Continue Reading

Cabinet List: Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu At War with Party Members

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is currently enmeshed in a silent war with prominent members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state over his choice of cabinet members. If not promptly addressed, the crisis may result to the governor inheriting the same fate that befell his predecessor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Some days ago, Governor Sanwo-Olu transmitted 25 names of his choice commissioners and special advisers to the… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Obasanjo raises security alarm in another open letter to Buhari [FULL TEXT]

Dear President and General Buhari, OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians and that  means all right-thinking Nigerians and those resident in Nigeria. Since the issue is of momentous concern to all well-meaning and  all right-thinking  Nigerians,… Continue Reading

OPINION:UNUSUAL GREED AND THE NOVEMBER 16TH KOGI GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION

The former executive governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, popularly known as Ibro is touted to have said to his regular by-standers that having been regularly betrayed by politicians, he is unwilling to support anyone anymore unless such person is his “blood”. And that began the “Abu Ibro is the best aspirant” campaign fueled by ‘professional politicians and hugely supported by Ibro’s wife who has promised her forbears that… Continue Reading

Ahmad Lawan, Ovie Omo-Agege Emerges Senate President and Deputy Senate President respectively

Senator Ahmad Lawan, representing Yobe North, has been elected as Senate President. Lawan defeated Senator Ali-Ndume with 79 votes, out of the total of 107 votes cast. While Lawan polled 79 votes, Ndume polled 28 votes. The Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr Mohammed Sani-Omolori, made the announcement in Abuja. Announcing the result, the Clerk said that 107 Senators- elect voted. Lawan was immediately sworn in by the CNA after… Continue Reading

House on Fire! Oshiomhole and Obaseki Draw Battle Line in Edo State

Ahead of the 2020 governorship election in Edo State, the supporters of Governor Godwin Obaseki and Comrades Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC have drawn battle lines in the state. This is in attestation to the face-off between both political gladiators. The APC in Edo North senatorial district has vowed to resist alleged attempts by the Edo State government to tarnish the image of Oshiomhole, urging… Continue Reading

The Aisha Buhari Bombshell…. N500Billion Social Investment Scheme Has Failed in the North

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has rubbished the N500bn Social Investment Programme of her husband’s administration, saying that it failed “woefully” in the North in particular. Aisha, who hails from Adamawa State, said the situation in her home state, as far as the implementation was concerned, was pathetic. She also cited Kano, a highly-populated northern state, as another example where she believed the programme failed, despite the huge funds the… Continue Reading

GOVERNOR YAHAYA BELLO ALLEGES TO SHARE TEN BILLION NAIRA (N10,000,000,000) TO SECURE APC TICKET FOR SECOND TERM

Rising from a strategy meeting three days ago, the self-acclaimed master-strategist and the de facto governor of the “New Direction” government of Governor Yahaya Bello, Edward Onoja, has boasted that with the Governor’s approval to fritter ten billion Naira on some key stakeholders, the issue of securing the APC Governorship ticket for the November 16, 2019 election is a done deal. In a manner reminiscent of a drunken-sailor, Chief Onoja… Continue Reading

JUST IN: INEC declares PDP winner in Zamfara 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Zamfara, Bello Matawalle winner of the state’s governorship election. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu who announced this during a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, said the opposition party won in all elective positions in the state. Yakubu said the announcement followed the Supreme Court decision that sacked all candidates of the All Progressives… Continue Reading

Buhari in Abeokuta to commission Amosun’s uncompleted legacy projects

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to visit Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State today. He would be commissioning some uncompleted projects abandoned by Ibikunle Amosun, the outgoing Governor of the state. The uncompleted projects include OGBC digital studio, new modern Itoku market, Amphitheatre, Ogun state Judicial complex and 250 bed tertiary hospital. Those who spoke to Global News said that they dont know why Amosun is in a hurry to… Continue Reading

9th Assembly Speakership: North-Central aspirants defy APC

 •As govs, N-PDP camps flex muscles over Senate Presidency, Speaker •President has not endorsed any candidate—Ndume camp  The unfolding intrigues and gerrymandering in the race for the Senate Presidency and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, which appear to have deepened, are already raising fears of fresh crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Indications to this came to the fore at the weekend following the emergence of… Continue Reading

Breaking: INEC declares Wike re-elected in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday declared Nyesome Wike of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the March 9th governorship election in Rivers state. The Returning Officer for River state, Professor Teddy Adias of the Niger Delta University Otuoke, Bayelsa state who declared Wike winner of the election said he polled a total of 886, 264 votes to defeat his closest opponent and candidate of the African… Continue Reading

How arrogance and pride may cost Gbajabiamila House of Reps speakership

Femi Gbajabiamila, a House of Representatives member representing Surulere Federal Constituency 1, has once again made his intention of becoming the lower chamber’s speaker, but this dream is likely to be hampered by what many of his colleagues perceived as arrogance and pride. A senior member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos was quoted to have said “Gbaja o niwa (Femi Gbajabiamila is not of qualitative personality). Pushing… Continue Reading

Issue Adeleke Certificate of Return as duly elected Osun Gov, tribunal orders INEC

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election. The three-man tribunal upheld the petitions filed by Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress and Gboyega Oyetola at the September 2018 governorship election. The tribunal had earlier dismissed… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Tribunal declares PDP’s Adeleke winner of Osun election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared as winner Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the 2018 governorship election in the state, Ademola Adeleke. It held that the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, were not validly returned

“I remain the substantive chairman of PDP Lagos” – Segun Adewale

A chieftain of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos, Mr. Segun Adewale (Aeroland) has declared that he remains the substantive chairman of the party in the state. Aeroland recently pumped a fist against the current occupier of the chairmanship position of the party Dr. Adegbola Domnic. He said Dominic’s continuous occupation of the sit was against the law, as such, it has become illegal to continue to do so. The… Continue Reading

Dapo Abiodun, Ladi Adebutu Reconciles

Ogun State Governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun and Ladi Adebutu, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have ended their rift. Dapo and Ladi were reconciled today by the latter’s father, Kensington Adebutu, who invited both politicians to his Iperu residence. The reconciliation meeting which lasted some hours, witnessed both Dapo Abiodun and Ladi express their grievances before Kensington Adebutu gave them reasons to sheathe their swords and forge ahead in… Continue Reading

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