Politics

BREAKING: Oshiomhole Threatens To Sue Saraki, Says He’s A Disgrace

The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to sue the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, if he failed to mention one aspirant that gave him money to influence his decisions. Saraki had said the former governor of Edo State had no moral grounds to remain in office for allegedly receiving monies from some persons to ...

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Anambra Impeachment Crisis: APGA Suspends Factional Speaker, Two Other Lawmakers

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Thursday  suspended the factional speaker, Ikem Uzoezie, Deputy Speaker Hartford Oseke and the Majority Leader Jideofor Okoye for their alleged participation in the Hon Rita Mmaduagwu’s impeachment as Speaker of the House of Assembly. Speaking with newsmen in Awka, the chairman of APGA Anambra state Nobert Obi expressed disappointment in ...

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2019: Igbo Leaders Meet In Enugu, Endorse Atiku/Obi Ticket

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has met with prominent Igbo leaders from the five states of the of the South East. A meeting of the Igbo leaders under the auspices of Nkpoko Igbo was held at the Nike Lake Hotel, Enugu, on Wednesday. President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo and the Obi of ...

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2019 Elections: PDP Deploys Fake News As Campaign Strategy, Alleges APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it supports ongoing global media attention and efforts to check the proliferation of fake news particularly as the country gears up for campaigns ahead of the 2019 elections In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said the consequences of fake news are often dire as it inflames perceived ...

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APGA Intensifies Reconciliation Moves

…as Obiano’s aide wants party saved from extinction   Raymond Ozoji, Awka The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) seems unrelenting in its efforts to reconcile all differences within the party especially as it concerns the just concluded primary elections of the party across the country. The party apparently remorseful over the conduct of the primaries, has also shown its readiness ...

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Confusion In Anambra As Two Speakers Emerge

There was confusion at the Anambra State House of Assembly yesterday when 18 members, led by the Deputy Speaker, Harford Oseke, impeached Speaker Rita Maduagwu. The Sun reports that the members said Mrs. Maduagwu was impeached on grounds of incompetence, misappropriation of fund, inefficiency, financial complicity and gross abuse of office, and swiftly, elected the member representing Aguata II Constituency, ...

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Muslim-Muslim Ticket: I Consulted Buhari, Says El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Tuesday said he settled for Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate in the 2019 governorship election in the state because she is the right person for the job. The governor, who received in audience the people of Sanga Local Government Area at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, Kaduna, who ...

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Peter Obi: El-Rufai Should Take A Look In The Mirror

By John Joseph Hayab Happenings in our dear Kaduna State for over three years now, especially some recent statements by the Governor, have compelled me to speak as a citizen and a stakeholder who believes in the unity and diversity of Nigeria. It seems that Governor el-Rufai takes pleasure in making bad and inciting comments about others but unable to ...

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Sanwo-Olu To INEC: I’ve Never Been Declared Mentally Unstable

The Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says he has never been declared unfit and having unsound mind at any point in time. This is contrary to allegations levelled against him by the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode. The governor on September 30, 2018 while addressing a World Press Conference alleged that Sanwo-Olu ...

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APC Full Of Crocodiles And Sharks, Shehu Sani Warns Yuguda

The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has warned a former Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, to beware of his erstwhile party, the All Progressives Congress, noting that the party is “full of crocodiles and sharks.” Saturday Punch recalls that Shehu Sani was elected to the Senate on the platform of APC in 2015, ...

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