Fayemi will suffer the worst defeat of his political career, says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele  Fayose has told his predecessor not to celebrate yet as his victory at the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress held on Saturday is Pyrrhic victory. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Idowu Adelusi, Fayose said Fayemi’s victory has only positioned the Minister for Solid Minerals Development to suffer a worse and more debilitating defeat than that of 2014. He said, “In 2014 when he was the sitting governor and I was not in power, I trounced him mercilessly. I gave him…

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PDP to Osinbajo: “You are a beneficiary of corruption”

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Nigerians, particularly, the younger generation, are thoroughly disappointed in Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for allowing himself to be used as the poster boy for diversion of public attention from the impunity and corruption that saturate the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government. As a professor of law, and an occupant of the exalted seat of the Vice President of our country, Prof. Osinbajo should know better than allowing himself to be used to bandy figures and make unguarded statements at public events, such…

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Believe 2019: Samuel Moses For Presidential Race

Ekeh Jameson A chieftain of the Delta State chapter of Labour Party, Prince Moses Samuel has declared his intention to run for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the platform of the party in the forthcoming general election. Speaking at the Lagos Airport Hotel, venue of the declaration on Tuesday, PMS as he is fondly called by his admirers and political associates expressed deep concern over the plight of Nigerians occasioned by the “change” the present administration has brought upon them. The presidential aspirant…

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Tension In Rivers Ahead Of APC Congresses

There was tension in River State on Friday ahead of the takeoff of the ward congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country. Violence broke out after hundreds of supporters of the party in the state stormed the APC Secretariat in Port Harcourt to protest what they describe as unacceptable development in the party. They alleged that the APC leadership loyal to the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, plotted to shut those purportedly loyal to Senator Magnus Abe from the congresses on Saturday. The protesters also claimed that the sale of…

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Kogi APC crisis: Dino Melaye Suppoters Shun Congresses.

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi has taken a different dimension as supporters of embattled Senator Dino Melaye have opted out of the forthcoming congresses. In a statement signed by Gbenga Olulade and made available to newsmen in Lokoja on Thursday, Melaye alleged that Governor Yahaya Bello has perfected plans to militarize and hijack the entire process. The boycott is coming after the Audu/Faleke faction announced that it will not participate in the forthcoming party congresses in the state. “We have it on a good authority…

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All of us deserves some accolades-Osibanjo

President Osibanjo who was a guest speaker at The Platform, a programme held at The Covenant Place Iganmu in Lagos. According to him, these young Nigerians have remained focused despite challenges and increased the nation’s national pride and confidence. The Vice-President urged participants to joint support for successful nation building. He said it is the role of the government to create enabling environment for young Nigerians to thrive and nation building. Nation building, according to him cannot only be achieved from political landscape but by every individual contributing their quota…

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Atiku to unveil agenda to get Nigeria working again

Let’s make Nigeria proud: Abuja, Nigeria, 23 April, 2018: How to unlock the immeasurable potentials of Nigeria to the benefits of its people to deliver jobs, prosperity and security to all component units will take centre stage at the London Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), United Kingdom on Wednesday, April 25, when former Vice President and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar will deliver a major economic speech. The keynote speech entitled “The Importance of Strengthening State Economic Management Systems” will lay bare novel and…

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You Dino me, I Bello you!

Kogi Politics:  You Dino me I Bello you!  Kogi politics is fast turning into a home video. The key actors are the foremost politicians in the state, one the chief executive and the other a law maker.  Just as it was in the politics of the old Benue Plateau now Benue State,  where the rivalry between Joseph Tarka and Godwin Dabo gave rise to  the saying that “You Takar me, I Dabo you”, so we now have in Kogi State the refrain: “You Dino me, I Bello you ” to…

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Why I want to be governor of Ekiti State again-Fayemi

Why I want to be governor of Ekiti State again-Fayemi

Why I want to be governor of Ekiti State again-Fayemi By Alfred Ifemosun, Lagos Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed that the reason behind his decision to run for July 14 Ekiti State governorship race on the platform of All Progressive Congress(APC). Fayemi said his decision to join the governorship race was informed by the need to join other patriots to rescue the state from the grip of the current insensitive and incompetent PDP-led administration, that has plunged…

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2Face Idibia May Contest Election

BY ADA DIKE Popular musician, Innocent Idibia popular known as 2Baba or 2Face, has indicated interest to contest for political office. 2Baba, who once called for, then called off a protest in demand of good governance, said this in Lagos. He’s interested in politics, he said, and will soon contest for a position. The singer however did not mention what post he’d be vying for, or under what party. His words: “Politics affects everything I do. So, I am definitely going to be interested in politics. I will soon participate…

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It is too early to say Buhari will go for presidential debate or not-Presidency

It is too early to say Buhari will go for presidential debate or not-Presidency

It is too early to say Buhari will go for presidential debate or not-Presidency By Newsdesk with agency report Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adeinsa, has disclosed that it is too early to say President Mohammadu Buhari will go for a presidential debate or not ahead of 2019 general elections. Adeinsa  made this statement when he appeared on Sunrise Daily, a breakfast show monitored on Channels Television on Tuesday. Asked if the president will be ready to face other candidates for a debate, Adesina simply…

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Buhari writes Senate, wants 23 NPC members confirmed

It is too early to say Buhari will go for presidential debate or not-Presidency

Buhari writes Senate, wants 23 NPC members confirmed By Newsdesk with agency report President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointments of 23 members of the National Population Commission (NPC). The request was contained in separate letters read by the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki at plenary. Buhari also sought the Senate approval to appoint  Festus Okoye as National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission, and two non-judicial practitioners as members of Federal Judicial Service Commission. The 23 nominees to represent their various states at…

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Buhari deserves second term in office to clear 16 years of PDP failure – Anyim

Buhari deserves second term in office to clear 16 years of PDP failure – Anyim

Buhari deserves second term in office to clear 16 years of PDP failure – Anyim By Sunday Popoola, Abuja Former governorship candidate of the All progressives Congress(APC), in Abia State in the 2015 general election, Dr. Nyerere Anyim has said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves a second term in office to correct what he described as PDP’s 16 years of mistakes in Nigeria. Anyim said the President has already done enough for Nigeria if one takes into account the poor state of affairs when he came into power. The ex-governorship candidate,…

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Kogi APC Youth Caucus mobilises for 2019 polls

Kogi APC Youth Caucus mobilises for 2019 polls

Kogi APC Youth Caucus mobilises for 2019 polls ByNewsdesk with agency report The National Youth Caucus of All Progressives Congress(APC) has  inaugurated its Kogi State Chapter with a view to achieving victory for the party in the 2019 elections. The National Chairman of the caucus,Mark Nsimbehe, while inaugurating the Kogi Executive members of the caucus on Sunday  in Abuja, urged them to uphold the tenets of democracy and mobilise support for APC at the grassroots. Nsimbehe advised members of the group to be law abiding and civil in their approach…

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Disclose your true health condition – PDP tells Kogi governor

Disclose your true health condition – PDP tells Kogi governor

Disclose your true health condition – PDP tells Kogi governor By Daniel Adaku,Lokoja Following the insinuation that Kogi State Yahaya Bello was incapacitated, the State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told him disclose his health status. The PDP, in a statement signed by its Director Research and Documentation, Dickson Achadu, argued that there was the need for Bello to fully declare his health status. “If a fully fit Governor Bello can plunge the state into debt, hunger and poverty, we wonder why he will not proceed on…

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No rift between me and Bauchi governor-Dogara

No rift between me and Bauchi governor-Dogara

No rift between me and Bauchi governor-Dogara By Stephen Adamu,Bauchi Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has stated categorically that there was no  political rift between him and the Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar. Dogara, speaking to journalists on his visit to Bauchi, said there was no rift between both parties, adding that he harboured no grudges against the state government. He was in Bauchi to condole the Government and people of the state over the death of late Senator Ali Wakili, the Senator who represented Bauchi…

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Secondus urges Nigerians to vote out APC in 2019 polls

Secondus urges Nigerians to vote out APC in 2019 polls

Secondus urges Nigerians to vote out APC in 2019 polls By Sulayman Fulani,Katsina National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus has called on Nigerians to vote out the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in  the forthcoming 2019 polls. Secondus made the call at rally organised by the North-West zone of the party to formally welcome decamping members to the PDP in Katsina State on Saturday. He told the mammoth crowd of PDP members and supporters that Nigerians can longer endure the suffering brought about by the APC…

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God is punishing PDP for its sins-Bafarawa

God is punishing PDP for its sins-Bafarawa

God is punishing PDP for its sins-Bafarawa By Newsdesk with agency report Former Sokoto State governor,  Attahiru Bafarawa, said God is punishing the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) for its sins and urged  members to intensify prayers to seek forgiveness from God. “It is the sins that the PDP members committed that God is punishing them with it”, Bafarawa bluntly told members at the PDP Northwest zonal rally on Saturday in Katsina. “Almighty Allah does not make mistakes and that was the reason why when the PDP offended him, He snatched the power…

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Delta PPA vows to take power from PDP in 2019 polls

Delta PPA vows to take power from PDP in 2019 polls

Delta PPA vows to take power from PDP in 2019 polls From Benson James, Delta The Progressive People’s Alliance (PPA) has vowed that it is ready to take power from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the forthcoming 2019 elections in Delta State with a view to giving the citizens a new lease of life. PPA Delta State Chairman, Fred Obi made the vow at the inauguration/swearing-in of Udu Chapter Executive of the Party in Udu Local Government Area. While noting that Delta State need a new lease of life, Obi…

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Tenure extension: APC governors dump Oyegun for Buhari

Buhari departs for London‎ Monday for official visit

Tenure extension: APC governors dump Oyegun for Buhari By Newsdesk with agency report The 24 governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), have  unanimously agreed with President Muhammadu Buhari that party’s constitution should be respected in electing a new National Working Committee, NWC, members for the party. This was disclosed by the Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari after Buhari met with some of the governors. President Buhari had at the party’s National Executive Committee’s meeting last week declared as illegal, a proposal for the extension of the tenure of…

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