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PDP: Jonathan Backs Dickson C’ttee, Endorses Political Solution

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday threw his weight behind the Governor Seriake Dickson-led Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to him, a political solution remains the best option to tackling the ongoing crisis in the PDP. The former president  who received the governor and members of his committee in his country home at Otuoke, Ogbia local govern ...

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PDP: Dickson’s C’ttee Meets Ciroma, David Mark

The Governor of Bayelsa State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Peace and Reconciliation Committee, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Friday held high level discussions with one of the founding fathers of the party, Mallam Adamu Ciroma. The governor had earlier, as part of his peace shuttle, conferred with former Senate President, David Mark, in Abuja informing him that the visit was part of his en ...

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Dogara’s House ‘Very Supportive’ Of Buhari’s Govt, APC – Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, has commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara for his unflinching support and loyalty to the APC-led Federal government. Chief Oyegun made the commendation Thursday evening when he led members of the party’s National Working Committee on a “thank you” visit to the Speaker and members of the APC c ...

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I Never Threatened to Shut Down Govt – Senator Sabi Abdullahi

Spokesman of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has described as mischievous, fabricated and outright falsehood, the story circulating on some online media that he threatened that the Senate would shut down the Federal Government. "My attention has been drawn to a fabricated report on some online media in which I was said to have spoken on behalf of Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and th ...

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PDP Crisis: Sheriff, Makarfi Groups Embrace Peace

The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ended on a peaceful note with the feuding parties agreeing to sheathe their swords in the interest of peace. The feat was achieved by the National Reconciliation Committee of the PDP headed by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State. The parties said it was time to put their differences aside and work to take back power from the ruling All Progressive ...

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Senate Rejects Two Ambassadorial Nominees, Confirms 45

Nigeria’s Senate has rejected two non-career ambassadorial nominees.Those rejected include  Sylvanus Nsofor of Imo state  and Jacob Daudu  from Ondo state. The duo were rejected upon the  recommendation of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee. A report by the DSS had described Daudu as deceitful,  Monsurat ‎Sunmonu, the senate committee chairperson said  during the confirmation voting process. On the other ...

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Another Benue Reps Member Defects To APC

By Yemi Itodo Barely 4 months after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lost a member from Benue State, to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the House of Representatives; another member, Hon. Hassan Anthony Saleh has also defected to the APC. Saleh who is representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo federal constituency, made his official cross over on Wednesday, during the plenary. The Speaker, Hon. Yakubu ...

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APC To Broker Peace In Senate, Ali Face-Off

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said Tuesday it has found it necessary to intervene in the on-going face-off between the Senate and the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali. Its move, the party said comes on the heels  of the controversy that has trailed the invitation extended to the Comptroller General of The Nigerian Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) by the Senate. A statement by the ...

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Keep Faith, Buhari ‘ll Take Us To Promised Land – Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari is fulfilling his campaign promises to Nigerians, particularly in stimulating the economy for job creation, anti-corruption campaign and security of lives and property. Addressing a delegation of Northern Youths Initiative for Peace and Good Governance on Tuesday in Abuja, the Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Mr Femi Adesina, urged Nigerians to keep faith wi ...

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Plateau to Support Nigeria Prisons Service

The Plateau State Government has pledged continuous Support to the Nigerian Prisons Service. The Deputy Governor of Plateau State Prof. Sony Tyoden Stated this while receiving the Assistant Controller General of Prisons in-charge Zone ‘H’ , John Mrabure at the Government house. The Deputy Governor who spoke on behalf of the Executive Governor of Plateau State Rt. Hon. Bar. Simon Bako Lalong, appreciated the ...

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Kaduna Mafia Writes Buhari, Urges Sack Of At Least 9 Ministers, Top Aides

By Danlami Nmodu The famous Kaduna mafia has written  to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to take steps to firm up  his government,Newsdiaryonline has  learned reliably. According insiders, the letter by the mafia was delivered to Buhari last week. Newsdiaryonline was unable to get  a copy of the memo to Buhari but it was learnt that key demands of the mafia include  the need for the president to shake ...

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Fake Certificate Probe: I Will Step Down As Member Of Committee – Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West at the Senate on Tuesday vowed to continue speaking the truth despite what he described as clear vindictive allegation against him by certain online media organization. The Senator stated this while addressing Senate correspondents immediately after plenary on Tuesday. He said the intention of the allegation is to distract and slow him down from speaking the truth. ...

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