Politics

Anambra Elders Want Governorship Zoned To The South

Anambra State Elders Council has endorsed zoning of governorship contest in the state. In a communique issued at the end of its first meeting in 2020 held at the Governor’s Lodge, Awka, the elders also zoned the 2021 contest to Anambra South. The communique, signed  by the Chairman, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, and Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwudebelu, ...

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APC NWC Approves New National Officers

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the nomination of Arch. Waziri Bulama as the Party’s Acting National Secretary.  The decision was reached on January 14, 2020 during the meeting of the NWC at the party’s National Secretariat.   Following the resignation of Mai Mala Buni as the Party’s National Secretary in May 2019 ...

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Court Suspends Oshiomhole As APC Chairman

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Jabi on Wednesday ordered the suspension of the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, pending the determination of a substantive suit. The judge, Danlami Senchi, gave the order following an application of interlocutory injunction asking the court to suspend Mr Oshiomhole, having been suspended as a member of ...

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‘Sacked Bayelsa Dep Gov-Elect Wants To Commit Suicide’

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says the Deputy Governor-elect whose certificate scandal cost the All Progressives Congress the Bayelsa State governorship seat, is on the verge of committing suicide. Sylva said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Monday. The governor-elect, David Lyon; and the deputy governor-elect, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, were sacked by the Supreme Court ...

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PDP Abandons Plans To Seek Review Of Supreme Court Judgement

The Peoples Democratic Party may have abandoned plans to seek a review  of  the Supreme Court judgment  dismissing  its case against the election of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The PDP and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar challenged the Independent  National Electoral Commission’s declaration of Buhari of the All Progressives Congress  as the winner of the 2019 presidential ...

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Mbaka Attacks PDP, Says Nigeria’s Current Challenges Did Not Start With Buhari

The Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (Amen), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has berated those blaming the present government for the harrowing experiences Nigerians are going through without going back to history, saying those who plot to destabilise Nigeria will receive dire punishment from God. In his homily yesterday at the weekly prayer at the Umuchigbo Nike Enugu ...

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MASSOB To Ndigbo: Forget Igbo Presidency In 2023

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has told the South-East people not to contest the  2023 presidential poll. MASSOB said it would be difficult for any Igboman or woman to win the election. Speaking on the telephone with our correspondent on Wednesday, MASSOB  Director of Information, Sunday Okereafor, said the political calculation in the country ...

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Reps Granting Immunity To Principal Officers Is Ripping Up The Constitution—SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “the passing of a bill seeking to give leaders of federal and state legislatures immunity from prosecution for corruption.” Responding to the development, SERAP deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare said: “Providing immunity for presiding officers against crimes of corruption is tantamount to ripping up the constitution. It’s a blatant assault on the rule ...

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Oshiomhole Wants To Destabilise My Administration, Obaseki Tells Buhari

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has cried out to President Muhammadu Buhari, that National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and members of the Edò Peoples Movement want to destabilise his administration. Governor Obaseki said the plot was to sponsor protest across the state targeted at maligning and undermining the state government. Obaseki said the plan ...

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2023: Lagos APC Backs Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition

The All Progressives Congress in Lagos State has said the resourcefulness, commitment and pedigree of the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, put in him in good stead to lead the country in 2023. This was stated in Lagos on Monday during a press briefing to unveil the three newly-elected state executive members, Lanre Ogunyemi (Secretary), Mr Seye Oladejo (Publicity ...

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