Politics

Osun Poll: FG Pays Constables N50,000 Each For Election Duty, ASPs N120,000

APC must retain Osun, Buhari advises The Federal Government has paid each of the constables deployed for the Osun State governorship election a sum of N50,000 as special duty allowance. A total of 18,426 police personnel have been deployed in Osun State for the governorship election coming up on Saturday, September 22. Our correspondents gathered that the police had paid ...

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PDP In Last-Ditch Attempt To Prevent NASS Reconvening, Continue Minority Rule – APC

The All Progressives Congress  (APC) has described a statement credited to a Coalition of United Political Parties alleging that the APC-led administration plans to “attack” the National Assembly leadership, abuse court processes, among other allegations, as crude. “Such crude practices”, the APC said, “are rejected templates of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which the so-called “Coalition” represents and definitely ...

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‘Presidency’s Attack On HSBC’s Credibility Exposes Their Hypocrisy’

Tge Atiku Campaign Organisation says It is with amusement that it read the statement by the Buhari administration condemning HSBC, the world’s largest bank, simply because HSBC gave a verdict that Buhari’s re-election would spell doom for Nigeria’s economy. In a statement, the group said it was at once comical and pathetic that the Buhari government’s statement called HSBC corrupt. ...

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Your Statements Mischievous, Labour Party Blasts NLC President, Ayuba Wabba

The Labour Party has described as mischievous some statements allegedly made at a press event by the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Ayuba Wabba, and one Mrs. Ebere Ifendu “aimed at misleading the general public about some political happenings in the Labour Party.” In a statement signed by the National Chairman, Abdulkadir Abdusalam, the Labour Party said it ...

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Bianca Ojukwu Uncertain Over APGA Primaries 

... declines press interview  Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former Nigerian Ambassador to Spain and wife of the late ikemba, Chief Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, appears to be uncertain of her chances to clinch the ticket of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)  at the party’s forthcoming primary election. Bianca’s declaration to contest for the Anambra-south senatorial seat in the 2019 general elections ...

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Dogara Is A Political Paperweight, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says it has received several media requests for a reaction to the purported defection of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to one of the opposition political parties, as reported in the media. In reacting, the party said a recent comment by President Muhammadu Buhari, aptly ...

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‘The Economist Magazine’s EIU Vindicates Atiku’  

The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation says its attention has been drawn to what it calls “the desperation of the Buhari government and the All Progressives Congress in denouncing the projections of The Economist Magazine that exposed the incumbent Nigerian government for the failure that it is.” In a statement, the organisation said, “We find it amusing that an All Progressives ...

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No Rift Between Tinubu And I, Ambode Opens Up

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday totally played down speculation of rift with the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, saying reports to such effect were untrue.  Both the social and traditional media have been flooded with news of a major rift between Tinubu and Governor Ambode over alleged disagreement on the second term ...

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Political Agitations Crippled Nigeria’s Economy — LPN 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The leadership of Legacy Party of Nigeria (LPN), has promised to provide enabling ground that will enhance implementation of restructuring when it emerges victorious in the 2019 presidential election. It attributed restructuring as one of the viable solutions to end ethnic and political agitations, which for the past years had crippled the economy of Nigeria. This was ...

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