Politics

Benue Gov Race: Former NTA Newscaster To Battle Ortom

Dr Sam Abah, a former newscaster with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), on Friday joined the race for the Benue governorship seat in the 2019 general elections. Abah, who also worked with the Adamawa State Radio Corporation, is seeking the seat on the platform of the United Progressives Party (UPP). Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after declaring ...

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Bukola Saraki Not Fit For Senate Presidency, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, is not fit to be the Senate President. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena, the ruling party noted that in every democratic country, the position of the Senate President is one of the highest political offices one can attain. The party added “It ...

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Tinubu Alleges Plan To Impeach Buhari

Sen. Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that some members of the National Assembly were planning to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. But he warned the plotters to drop their sinister move because it is not “possible for a lizard to wrestle an antelope’’. Tinubu spoke on Wednesday at the formal defection of ex-senate ...

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My Defection To APC In National Interest – Akpabio

Former Senate Minority Leader, Obong Godswill Akpabio, says his decision to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) was in national interest. Akpabio, the former Governor of Akwa Ibom, stated this at a grand rally in Ikot Ekpene on Wednesday where he formerly declared for the APC. He said that the nationalist instinct in ...

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Security Operatives Stopped Saraki’s Plan to Foment Violence over Impeachment, APC Alleges

Following Tuesday’s invasion of the National Assembly by security operatives, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has claimed it “uncovered the sinister plot hatched by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki to foment violence in the legislative chamber all in a bid to stop his impeachment.” In a statement, the party’s Acting National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yekini Nabena, alleged that the ...

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APC Condemns National Assembly Invasion

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned in strongest terms, today’s unfortunate invasion of the National Assembly by security forces. In a statement signed by the Acting National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yekini Nabena, the APC wholly dissociated itself from any act of brigandage and affront on the sacred symbols of our budding democracy. The statement partly reads, “Our Party remains a law ...

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BREAKING: Osinbajo Sacks DSS Boss, Lawal Daura

…as APC dissociates self from NASS invasion The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has sacked the Director-General of the Department of State Service, Lawal Daura. On his Twitter handle @akandeoj, Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, disclosed, “AgP Yemi Osinbajo has directed the termination of the appointment of the DG of the DSS, Mr. Lawal Musa Daura.” Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) ...

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Oshiomhole Fingered As Senators Allegedly Receive $1m Bribe To Impeach Saraki

…49 Senators Move Against Action About 49 Senators have reportedly appended their signatures against the moves to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. This follows the allegation on Tuesday by Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim (PDP-Kwara South), that lawmakers under the aegis of Parliamentary Support Group were given $1m each to impeach the two ...

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NASS Siege: Stop Hiding Behind One Finger, Atiku Cautions Buhari, Osinbajo

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, says the invasion of the National Assembly by security operatives is geared towards forcefully changing the Senate’s leadership. In a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, Atiku said the constitution of Nigeria, as amended, guarantees the independence of the Legislature and separation of powers. He called on all those involved “to put Nigeria first and abandon this madness.” He ...

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