Politics

Buhari Writes Senate, Explains Why He Refused To Sign Electoral Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, explaining why he refused to assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, read the President’s letter at the Tuesday Plenary. President Buhari’s letter to the senators reads: “Pursuant to Section 58 (4) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 ...

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PDP Kicks As Kashamu Gets Party’s Flag In Ogun

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday faulted the presentation of the party’s governorship flag in Ogun State to the senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, saying the development was ridiculous. The state chairman of the party, Adebayo Dayo, presented the flag to Kashamu in his hometown, Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State on Monday, a few days after ...

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Lai Mohammed To Obasanjo: Your Presidential Candidate Will Be Roundly Defeated

The Federal Government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement does not guarantee victory. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who spoke on behalf of the government on Monday in Abuja, said Obasanjo’s candidate for the presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, “will be ...

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Anambra Assembly Should Investigate Obiano, Says Osele, PDP Candidate For Aguata

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Candidate for Aguata Constituency II in the Anambra State House of Assembly for the 2019 election, Mr. Ndubuisi Osele, has condemned what he calls the recklessness of the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano. In an interview with NewsProbe, Osele said Obiano’s alleged recklessness led to the current turmoil in the state House of Assembly. ...

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2019: I’m Not Neutral, I Want Buhari Out – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday denied a report which indicated that he had dropped his support for the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. He faulted the report which also stated that he had no preferred presidential candidate. Obasanjo said only a fool would sit on the fence. The ex-President said these in a statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, ...

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NASS, PDP, SANs Kick As Buhari Declines Assent To Electoral Bill Again

The National Assembly, Peoples Democratic Party, over 45 opposition political parties under the aegis of the Coalition of United Political Parties, and some prominent Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Friday kicked as President Muhammadu Buhari finally withheld his assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 passed by the National Assembly. The President had earlier on Friday announced his decision ...

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Obasanjo Inviting God’s Punishment For Supporting Atiku, Says Oshiomhole… Attacks Amosun, Okorocha

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole,  on Wednesday  took a swipe at the  Imo  State Governor,  Rochas Okorocha, and his Ogun State counterpart, Ibikunle Amosun, saying a few  of the APC governors were  electoral liabilities. Oshiomhole stated this while receiving the APC women leaders from Edo State and the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja. He said ...

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45 Parties Adopt Atiku As Presidential Candidate

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) comprising the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and 45 other opposition parties have formally adopted a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, as its presidential candidate in the 2019 elections. The chairman of the coalition and a former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, said this on Wednesday in Abuja at the ...

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