Politics

I will Only Retire When Atiku Is Installed – Iwuanyanwu

He’s the best President Nigeria will have – Ihedioha Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party and frontline businessman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has declared his support for the presidential aspiration of former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar. Chief Iwuanyanwu in company with other leaders of the PDP in Imo State received Atiku in Owerri during his visit to the state ...

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PDP Plans To Deploy Thugs, Rig Osun Governorship, Other Elections, APC Alleges

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday vowed to deploy all “means, schemes, shenanigans in all ramification and magnitude to rig all coming election, starting from the Osun State Governorship election.” The APC also alleged that the PDP directed all its presidential aspirants to move all their political machinery into Osun state ...

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APC: Saraki’s Actions Constitute High Treason, As PDP Plans To Attack APC Senators

Insists on National Assembly Reconvening The All Progressives Congress (APC) says there are sinister plans by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to attack some APC Senators as part of the PDP’s desperate bid to ensure that Dr. Bukola Saraki clings to the position of Senate President. In a statement signed by the Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the APC ...

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If I Go, Saraki, Others Will Go, Says Akpabio

Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom) said any move to declare his seat vacant in the Senate will prove abortive as it would trigger a domino effect. Akpabio, who is a lawyer, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Monday. He said though he has not heard about it, if his seat must be declared vacant, the ...

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Saraki Visits Obasanjo In Abeokuta

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday, visited Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, in Abeokuta, his second visit to a retired Nigerian leader. Last Wednesday, he also visited former military ruler, General Ibrahim Babangida, in Minna, capital of Niger State. Saraki arrived at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) about 5.27 p.m. The meeting, which held behind closed doors lasted ...

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NASS Cancels Tuesday Meeting

The National Assembly will not reconvene on Tuesday, spokesman of the House of Representatives, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas said. He told The PUNCH that the House in truth, had yet to decide on a reconvening date. This was contrary to the statement credited to  the Deputy Speaker, Mr Yussuff Lasun, who last week announced that the National Assembly would reconvene tomorrow,  to ...

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National Assembly Bye-Election Victories, Endorsement of President Buhari-Led APC Administration – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says its hat-trick victories following weekend’s bye-elections for the Katsina North; Bauchi South Senatorial seats and the Lokoja/Kogi Federal Constituency House of Representatives seat has again powerfully demonstrated the confidence and trust by Nigerians in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. In a statement by the Ag. National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the APC said, “While ...

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Senator Akpabio: APC Tackles R-APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as borrowed and scripted tactics the call by the reformed APC to declare Senator Godswill Akpabio’s seat vacant. In a statement signed by the Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the APC said, “We normally do not respond to the so-called, ‘Reformed All Progressives Congress (rAPC)’ because it is neither a duly-registered political ...

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We’ll Amend Constitution To Make Buhari Life President, Says APC Senatorial Candidate

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s Bauchi South Senatorial District bye-election, Lawal-Yahaya Gumau, says if elected into the Senate, he will work towards the amendment of the Constitution to make President Muhammadu Buhari president for life. Gumau, who is currently the member representing Toro Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and in his eighth year, said ...

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APC Senators Will Sack You, Oshiomhole Dares Saraki

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, said Senator Bukola Saraki’s era as Senate President is over as he must be impeached by majority senators from the All Progressives Congress, in accordance with the constitution. The Senate is due to reconvene next Tuesday, with APC laying claim to 53 Senators and PDP 48. The APC majority may ...

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