Politics

Disquiet In APC Over Alleged Amaechi’s Anti-Buhari Comments

There was disquiet in the ruling All Progressives Congress in Abuja on Sunday over an audio, where a former governor of Rivers State, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, allegedly criticised President Muhammadu Buhari. Amaechi is the director-general of the Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress. The former governor, who also served in the same position four years ago, is the ...

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APGA Deceived Me But I Found Solace In PDP – Emeka Igwe 

… says most people in APGA have PDP running in their veins  Raymond Ozoji, Awka Chief Emeka Vincent Igwe, an accomplished business mogul based in Port Harcourt, was driven by Governor Willie Obiano’s leadership style and think-home philosophy and decided to return home to contribute his token to rural and urban development. His burning desire to cause a drastic change ...

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PDP, Others Kick As INEC Names Buhari’s Niece Result Collation Panel Chair

• Her appointment not a plot to rig polls – INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday inaugurated ad hoc committees on the Electoral Logistics and the National Collation Centre. While the ad hoc committee on the Electoral Logistics is chaired by an INEC National Commissioner, Air Vice Marshal  Tijjani Mu’azu (retd.), another INEC National Commissioner, Amina  Zakari, has ...

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Agbaje Faults Appointment Of New Head Of Service In Lagos

The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje has faulted the appointment of Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the new Head of Service, saying the action sacrificed career progression and was politics taken too far. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had on Monday sworn in Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) in the state, ...

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‘APC Bribing Aisha Buhari With Campaign Appointment’, As Group Faults DG Customs’ Inclusion

The Atiku-Agbaje Media Engagement Network (AAMEN) has described the drafting of Mrs. Aisha Buhari into the President’s campaign team as a bribe that the APC administration meant to silence the outspoken First Lady. AAMEN also called for the immediate sacking of the Comptroller-General of Customs, Retired-Colonel Hameed Ali, who was on Wednesday announced as a member of a novel Aisha Buhari-chaired All Progressives ...

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For Peaceful Polls, Allow IG Retire Jan 15, PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to allow the Inspector-General  of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, retire on January 15, the IG’s 60th birthday. The party said this was one of the ways the President could convince Nigerians and the international community about his commitment to have free, fair and acceptable elections this year. The National Publicity ...

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Group Chides Oba Akiolu, Warns Royal Fathers To Steer Of Politics

A group, Masses Concern Alliance (MCA), has urged traditional rulers in the country to eschew partisanship ahead of the forthcoming general elections scheduled for the first quarters of this year. According to the group, the unbridled partisanship of some traditional rulers in the country were not in any way projecting the institution in good light, saying, if the situation were ...

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Atiku’s New Year Message To Nigerians: Don’t Lose Heart And Hope

Former Nigeria’s Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians not to lose heart and hope as Nigeria can become the headquarters for hope in 2019. Atiku said this in his New Year message to Nigerians. Below is the full text of the message: “My dear fellow citizens, “As 2018 comes to an ...

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Buhari Has History Of Bringing In Looted Funds

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party has reacted to a statement by President Muhammadu Buhari accusing the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar of planning to smuggle in looted funds into the country just before the February 2019 elections.   In a statement the media adviser to Atiku, Paul Ibe, said, “This new accusation, ...

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