Politics

‘Buhari And APC Had Praised Atiku As An Exemplary Nigerian’

The Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation says ever since the former vice-president emerged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, the Presidency, the Buhari Campaign Organisation and the All Progressives Congress have taken up the uncultured habit of hurling insults and casting aspersions him. In a statement, the organisation said, “It is rather unfortunate that because they have no record ...

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INEC Bans APC From Fielding Candidates In Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has informed the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, that it will not be allowed to field candidates for elective positions in Zamfara state in the 2019 elections. The commission’s acting secretary, Okechukwe Ndeche in a letter to the APC said the party is barred from fielding candidates for governorship, national assembly and state assembly ...

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Corruption Charges: EFCC Sets Up Special Team To Grill Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has set up a special team to interrogate Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State next week, The PUNCH can confirm. Fayose, who has been governor since October 16, 2014, will lose his immunity at exactly 11.59pm on October 15, 2018, thereby giving the EFCC the constitutional right to arrest, detain and prosecute him. The ...

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2019: Obasanjo In Secret Talks With Afenifere

Members of the Pan Yoruba Socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun, over the 2019 polls. The meeting which started around 3.30 p.m lasted about two hours. Mr Yinka Odumakin, who addressed newsmen on behalf of the group after the meeting, said the group was in Abeokuta to pay a ...

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Atiku Mocks Buhari, Says Dog, Baboon And Nigeria Are Soaked In Blood

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, says his open, democratic and free and fair election on Sunday as the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has clearly left the All Progressives Congress in a state of panic and confusion. In a statement, the Atiku Campaign Organisation recalls that on Sunday, the Buhari Campaign Organisation launched the first salvo. “And ...

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Again, APC Attacks Saraki, Calls Him A Rolling Stone That Gathers No Moss

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the disappointing performance of Sen. Bukola Saraki at the Presidential Election Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) “is a befitting end to the ambition of a greedy, untrustworthy and double-dealing politician.” In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the APC said, “With a miserly 317 votes, behind Aminu Tambuwal’s ...

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Fayose Threatens To Quit PDP

The outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has threatened to leave the Peoples Democratic Party after the National Convention held on Saturday in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. The governor hinted our correspondent on Monday that he would renounce his “membership of the PDP anytime from now.” He added, “After consultations, I will speak clearly to Nigerians.” The Punch reports that ...

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We Are Not Surprised By Confusion In Buhari Campaign Team – Atiku Campaign Organisation  

The Atiku Campaign Organisation has reacted to a statement released by the Buhari Campaign Organisation which cast aspersions on the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and suggested that his emergence was the result of money politics. In a statement made available to NewsProbe today, the organisation said it was not surprised that ...

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A Few People With Vested Interests Should Not Determine Who Governs Lagos, Says Jimi Agbaje

Promises to empower local govts The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate for Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has promised to empower the local government system to deliver service for the people of the state. In a statement today, Agbaje said that rather than a few people with vested interests determining who governed the state, the onus lay on the ...

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Atiku Begins Search For Running Mate

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday at the main bowl of Adokie Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, won the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party. Hardly had Atiku emerged as the winner when the talk of his running mate started. Investigations by our correspondents showed that the search might have been limited to the South-East region of the ...

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