Politics

Lagos APC Crisis: Buhari In Closed-Door Meeting With Ambode

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja met behind closed door with Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reliably learnt that the governor would be updating the president on latest political development within the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State. The governor’s political godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the leadership of the ...

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APGA Shouldn’t Honour Gate-Crashers — Ezenagu 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra state former commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Godson Chukwuma Ezenagu has tasked the leadership of the All Progressives Grand Alliance not to honour those he described as Gate-crashers who jumped into the party because of the 2019 elections. Ezenagu, who is currently gunning for the Awka-North and South Federal Constituency seat on the platform ...

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Tinubu, APC Mount Pressure On Ambode To Step Down, Endorse Sanwo-Olu

The battle on who gets the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State continued on Wednesday with the party leadership mounting pressure on the incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to drop his second term bid and endorse his opponent, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Sanwo-Olu came into reckoning in Lagos politics after he obtained the state governorship form last Tuesday and ...

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Exam Fraud: Buhari Overrules IG, Stops Adeleke’s Invitation By Police

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday stopped the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, from inviting the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the governorship election slated for Saturday in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The police had earlier invited Adeleke to the Force Headquarters in Abuja for the purpose of arraigning him on charges of examination malpractices, criminal conspiracy, ...

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I Stand With Senator Adeleke Against Anti Democratic Forces of Fascism – Atiku

Former Nigeria’s Vice-President and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, says he has received the news that the PDP candidate for the Osun State gubernatorial election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has been summoned by the Police to be arraigned for examination malpractice and other sundry criminal charges, with a great disappointment and alarm at the threat to ...

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APC Releases Revised Timetable For Conduct Of Primaries

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the review of the table-table for the conduct of the 2018 Primary Elections as follows: 25th September, 2018 – Presidential Primary Election 29th September, 2018 – Governorship Primary Election 2nd October, 2018 – Senate Primary Elections 3rd October, 2018 – House of Representatives Primary Elections 4th October, ...

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Osun Poll: FG Pays Constables N50,000 Each For Election Duty, ASPs N120,000

APC must retain Osun, Buhari advises The Federal Government has paid each of the constables deployed for the Osun State governorship election a sum of N50,000 as special duty allowance. A total of 18,426 police personnel have been deployed in Osun State for the governorship election coming up on Saturday, September 22. Our correspondents gathered that the police had paid ...

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PDP In Last-Ditch Attempt To Prevent NASS Reconvening, Continue Minority Rule – APC

The All Progressives Congress  (APC) has described a statement credited to a Coalition of United Political Parties alleging that the APC-led administration plans to “attack” the National Assembly leadership, abuse court processes, among other allegations, as crude. “Such crude practices”, the APC said, “are rejected templates of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which the so-called “Coalition” represents and definitely ...

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‘Presidency’s Attack On HSBC’s Credibility Exposes Their Hypocrisy’

Tge Atiku Campaign Organisation says It is with amusement that it read the statement by the Buhari administration condemning HSBC, the world’s largest bank, simply because HSBC gave a verdict that Buhari’s re-election would spell doom for Nigeria’s economy. In a statement, the group said it was at once comical and pathetic that the Buhari government’s statement called HSBC corrupt. ...

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