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PDP May Hold Convention 2nd Quarter

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may hold its national convention in the second quarter of this year where new national officers of the party will be elected. Indications to this effect came yesterday as part of the resolutions contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a meeting held in Abuja by the party’s standing committee on reconciliation headed by the Bayelsa State governor, SeriakeDickson. The ...

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Osinbajo Confirms Buhari’s ‘Readiness For Work’

By Danlami Nmodu Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has confirmed  that President Muhammadu Buhari’s "readiness for work" is not in doubt. He stated this just as  he confirmed   his  return  to the position  of  Vice President of Nigeria  during his interaction with journalists after meeting with Buhari for over an hour Monday. According to Osinbajo, “We are basically trying to bring the President to speed on som ...

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Dogara Receives President Buhari’s Resumption Letter – See Copy

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday received communication from President Muhammadu Buhari on his resumption to duty. Speaking shortly after the letter was handed over to him by the Senior Special Assistant to the Prsident on National Assembly matters (House of  Reps) Suleiman Abdurhaman Kawu Sumaila, Dogara said he will read the letter to his colleague in plenary on Tuesda ...

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Buhari Resumes Duties, Notifies National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has  resumed duties today (Monday) after his vacation,his Spokesman,FemiAdesina said in a statement. The statement by Adesina  said “In compliance with Section 145 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), the President has formally transmitted  letters to the Senate and the House of Representatives, intimating the National Assembly "that I have resumed my functions as the President ...

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Buhari’s Return A Sign Of Better Days Ahead For Nigeria — Peter Obi

..Hails Osinbajo, mourns Generals Adebayo and Ogbemudia Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has joined millions of well-meaning Nigerians in welcoming back home President Muhammadu Buhari after his medical vacation in London. “This development will not only serve to douse tension in the country but also signposts better days to come for Nigeria as Mr. President soon returns to work,” Mr. Obi sa ...

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Court Surprisingly Strikes Out Suit Seeking To Remove Tambuwal

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja has struck out suit filed by Senator Umaru Dahiru which sought to remove Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on the ground that the primary elections which produced the defendant as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress was faulty and marred by irregularities. The ruling took all those at the court by surprise because today’s sitt ...

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Buhari’s Address To The Nation

I   am   deeply   grateful   to   all   Nigerians   -   Muslims   and Christians alike who have prayed and are continuing to pray for my good health. This is a testimony that in spite of the   hardship   being   experienced,   Nigerians   support the Government in its effort to tackle our country’s challenges. The  best  way  for  me  to  repay  you  all   is  to  re-dedicate myself   to   serving   you,   ...

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Buhari Hints At Further Travel Soon, Asks Osinbajo To Continue Good Work

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja expressed gratitude to Nigerians for all the prayers and show of goodwill, pledging to rededicate himself to the service of the nation. He said this upon arrival at Aso Rock.Though he said he was feeling better,he still go for further follow up within some weeks. Addressing the country from the State House, shortly after arriving from London, President Buhari said ...

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BREAKING: Buhari Will Return To Nigeria Friday, Says Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country tomorrow, Friday March 10, 2017, Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina said in a statement Thursday evening. The President left the country on January 19, 2017 for a vacation, during which he had routine medical check-ups. The holiday was extended based on doctors' recommendation for further tests and rest. Adesina said, “President Buhari expres ...

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BREAKING: INEC Announces Date For 2019 Presidential, Guber, Other Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has announced that the 2019 Presidential election will hold  on February 16. Also, the governorship, State Assembly and FCT elections will take place  March  2nd same year, the commission said. The unexpected announcement was made  public Thursday in Abuja and was tweeted on the  commission’s twitter handle @INECNigeria thus: “Presidential & Nat. Assem ...

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Ibori, Dickson in Closed-door Meeting

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Thursday visited Oghara, the ancestral country home of former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said during the visit, the Governor held a closed door meeting with Chief Ibori in his residence.   The meeting centred mostly on peace and security in the Niger Delta, as well as ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson’s C’ttee Submits Report, Proposes Early Convention

The National Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chaired by Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, in Abuja on Tuesday submitted its report to the chairman of the party, Senator Modu Sheriff, with a proposition that he should to hold convention as soon as possible. The committee also stressed the need for a template that would culminate into a Unity National Convention. Di ...

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