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Ovie Omo Agege, Only Labour Party Senator Defects to APC

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta Central on  Tuesday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He is the only Senator elected on the platform the Labour Party The Senator announced his intention to leave Labour party for the ruling on the floor of the red chamber of during plenary through order 43 of the Senate rules He linked his defection to the leadership crisis in the labour party  and ...

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Buhari’s Health: Presidency Should Stop Using Phone Calls to Deceive Nigerians – CNPP

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has asked the federal government to stop the phone call games with President Muhammadu Buhari and face governance issues that would alleviate the suffering of the masses. The Conference observed that the continued media hype of Mr. President’s calls to different individuals were unnecessary since President Buhari has transmitted power to Acting President Ye ...

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Senate Halts New Directive On Vehicles’ Customs Duty

The Senate on Tuesday directed the Nigeria Customs Service stop all actions on the recent directive to all owners  of vehicles within the country whose customs duty has not been paid  the  officials of the service appear before the Senate Committee on Customs. Also, the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly directed its committee on the service to investigate the all issues concerning the new directive and ...

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Homecoming: Obasanjo, Gbenga Daniel End Feud

The feud between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has come to an end. The homecoming between Obasanjo and his political godson took place at the 80th birthday of the former. The mini ceremony included the presentation of customised Festac '77 number plates by Otunba Gbenga Daniel to Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Chief Obasanjo in a show of renewed pea ...

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Ex-Governor Bala Ngilari Of Adamawa Jailed five years

A High Court in Yola, Adamawa State has sentenced a former Governor of the state, James Bala Ngilari to five years’ imprisonment without the option of fine. He was found guilty of corruption charges filed against him in September 2016 by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The court presided over by Justice Nathan Musa, said that the prosecution had proven beyond reasonable doubt that Ngilari v ...

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Tinubu, Maryam Abacha To Commission 432 Houses, Schools, Others ‎In Borno

APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is expected in Borno on Monday to commission 432 resettlement houses for victims of Boko Haram in three villages; 13 primary and junior secondary schools, a General Hospital, five Primary Healthcare centres as well as irrigation items, mobile fish ponds and economic animals for village women. Commissioner for Local Government and Emirate Affairs and chairman of ...

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Peter Obi salutes OBJ at 80, Adeboye at 75

Immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has hailed former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, for their invaluable contributions to humanity and to evangelism. Mr. Obi in a statement issued on Sunday by his Media Office congratulated Chief Obasanjo on the occasion of his 80th birthday, describing him ...

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Rejoinder: Ekiti governorship, Fayose and Oni’s second-coming, By Dauda Lawal

Ekiti State politics has many interesting scenarios in view of its many peculiarities. But one dimension of the politics of the state that is fast becoming quite worrisome is the emergence of a crop of  barely informed commentators and analysts labouring to define and re-define the political realitiesof the young state with narratives that are way off the mark. This trend has increased in the last few month ...

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My Victory was a litmus test for Party Supremacy – Gov Sani Bello

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has  said  the Supreme Court judgment that upheld his candidacy as the standard bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC) for Niger State at the 2015 governorship election was a confirmation of party supremacy. The governor said the trend of judgment from the lower to the apex court showed that the party was guided by its constitution in the conduct of the pr ...

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Meeting With APC Governors Not Linked To Buhari’s Health – Oyegun

By Abdullahi Mohammed National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun has said that President Muhammadu Buhari left a structure that is functioning very effectively in the Nations Governance. He made this known on Thursday in Abuja during a  meeting of APC governors with the National Working committee of the ruling party at the  National secretariat. Oyegun said: " In spite ...

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APC Holds Meeting With Governors In Abuja

The National Working Committee (NWC) of our great Party, the All Progressives congress (APC) led by the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Thursday met with governors elected on the platform of the APC. The National Chairman reviewed the state of the Party, x-raying the challenges facing the APC in relations to funding and financing. It was agreed that the Party is not effectively funded as it s ...

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Colonel Umar Hails Osinbajo’s ‘Trailblazing Actions And High Performance’

  By Danlami Nmodu Former Military Governor of Kaduna State,Colonel Abubakar Umar (rtd) has  hailed what he described as the "trailblazing actions and high performance"   of Nigeria’s Acting President ,Professor  Yemi Osinbajo. In a statement Thursday, Colonel  Umar, who is presently the  Chairman, Movement For Unity And  Progress said “Since taking over, the acting President has embarked on measures w ...

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