Politics

PDP Will Win Presidential Election Next Year, Saraki Boasts

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday boasted that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party will win the 2019 presidential elections. Saraki said this in Ilorin at a meeting with PDP members who came from the 16 local government areas of the state. He also expressed his confidence that his new party would emerge victorious in all the local government areas of ...

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2019: Akpabio, Gov Emmanuel In War Of Words

A former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, said he regretted imposing Mr Udom Emmanuel as the Akwa Ibom State Governor on the people of the state. Apologising to a crowd at the Ikot Ekpene Plaza, Akpabio, who returned from his mother-in-law’s burial in Enugu on Sunday evening, said Emmanuel was the greatest mistake he made and asked to be ...

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Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition Reason For Supporting Buhari – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has alleged that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is only supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election with the hope of succeeding the President in 2023. Saraki made the allegation in a statement on Monday in response to an open letter written by Tinubu on Sunday. Tinubu in his letter, released late ...

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2019 Presidency: APC Rakes Up Corruption Allegations Against Saraki, Says He Can’t Pass Integrity Test

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the Senate President,  Dr Bukola Saraki cannot stand anti-corruption and integrity test. The party recalls that Saraki, in a recent interview with the international news organization, Bloomberg, declared his intention to contest the 2019 Presidency under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “Against the backdrop of the litany of corruption allegations trailing ...

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Why Saraki, Tambuwal Left APC – Tinubu

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has offered a political-philosophical analysis on why Senate President Bukola Saraki and Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal left the APC. He said the duo quit because the APC could not offer them what they wanted. In a major analysis of the political situation in Nigeria, titled ...

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Rivers By-Election: APC Hails Electorate for Defending Their Votes

Condemns PDP for allegedly sponsoring violence, rigging The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed the Rivers State electorate for bravely defending their votes despite the violence and snatching of electoral materials allegedly perpetuated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during Saturday’s suspended by-election for Port Harcourt Constituency 3 in the Rivers State House of Assembly. The APC said Nigerians would ...

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INEC Suspends Rivers By-Election Over Violence

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the by-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State. Mr Obo Effanga, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Rivers, who announced the suspension in a terse statement on Saturday night, cited widespread violence as reasons for the suspension. The by-election was conducted by the ...

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‘We’ll Humiliate Saraki Out Of Office’

A prominent member of the Parliamentary Support Group, a body of the All Progressives Congress members in the National Assembly loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said the APC Caucus is insisting on the reconvening of the National Assembly. Omo-Agege also pointed out that the APC caucus was also against the alleged proposal for a joint session ...

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APC, Senate Caucus Consider Lawan, Adamu, Ndume For Saraki’s Seat

The All Progressives Congress and its Senate caucus are considering no fewer than  three senators  to replace the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. The APC, since the defection of Saraki to the Peoples Democratic Party, has been calling for his resignation, threatening that the President of the Senate will be impeached, if he fails to resign. Besides ...

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