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Hanga Chides Kwankwaso, Says Atiku, Ganduje Not Plotting New Party

                                                Kwankwaso: In the eye of the storm Prominent Kano politician and stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Rufai Hanga, has rebuked Senator Musa Rabiu Kwankwaso for dragging the name of former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar into his dirty internal politics of Kano State. Hanga spoke over the weekend agai ...

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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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CAN Rejoices With Buhari, Nigerians, Urges All To Sustain Prayers

(Press Release) The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), his eminence, Rev Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, his family and the populace on his return to the country 51 days after he left for London, for medical reasons. Buhari who returned Friday had a brief meeting with the Federal Executive Council, service chiefs and other top government functio ...

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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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Saraki Denies Snubbing Ahmed Tinubu In Ondo

By Yemi Itodo The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has denied snubbing the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday, at the inauguration of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. The statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, by Saraki's Special Assistant on New Media, Bamikole Omishore, debunked the video being circulated on social media, describing i ...

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“What does Bola Tinubu want?”-A riposte By Sufuyan Ojeifo

I was hesitant to make this intervention for fear of having people question my motive.  To situate the issue in a clear context, let me disclose from the outset that I recently had a privileged discussion with a prominent Nigerian during which he asked the question, by which this piece is titled.  The question has continued to reverberate in my mind; and, whenever I see him, the question keeps assuming a fr ...

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2019: Atiku Group Begins Enlightenment In Kaduna

The Atiku Care Foundation, Kaduna office has vowed to carry out enlightenment in the 7,485 polling units in the state before the 2019 general elections. According to a statement signed by the Publicity Secretary of the foundation, Jacob Onjewu Dickson, already two-third of the polling units have been visited and the electorates welcomed the team with enthusiasm. The visits which primarily aims at educating ...

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Police Barricade ICC Venue of PDP Stakehokders’ Meeting

The Ahmed Makarfi-led  faction of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has raised raised the  alarm over  Police barricade of  the International Conference Centre, ICC venue  of its stakeholders’ meeting  Monday. A statement by the party accused  Ali Modu Sheriff and  the All Progressive Congress (APC) led Federal Government of ensuring the barricade of the venue. The statement claimed that “Senator Ali Modu Sheri ...

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Despite Withdrawal From Active Politics, I Will Show Interest In National Issues, Says Anenih

Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, said yesterday that he would show more than a passing interest in issues affecting the nation even though he had, last year, announced his withdrawal from active partisan politics. Anenih spoke when he received in audience in his Abuja residence the Professor Jerry Gana-led Strategy Review and Inter-Part ...

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2015 Campaign Fund: Jonathan’s Ex-Minister ‘Queries’ EFCC Over Arrests

One of the ex ministers who served under former President Goodluck Jonathan has questioned the arrests being made by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.The ex Minister, Professor Abubakar Olanrewaju Sulaiman who was arrested by EFC along with Mr. Kale Belgore, SAN  over N450m  2015 campaign fund  asked in a statement on Wednesday, “The question is; what has EFCC got to do with donations volu ...

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The Politics of Power Transition, By Owei Lakemfa

Power is transient. Despite this ancient and eternal truth, transition of power from an incumbent to  a successor can be quite complex. Very few can be as seamless as that   in Mauritius on Monday January 23.  Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth, 86, told his fellow citizens that his age can no longer bear the weight of his office. He  called his 55-year old  son, Pravind Jugnauth, who is also the Finance Minis ...

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2019: No Vacancy For APC In Taraba, Says Gov’s Media Aide

In spite of a high profile decampment, Monday, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku, Emmanuel Bello, has said the All Progressive Congress (APC) has no viable path to victory in Taraba state in 2019. A former minister of labour in the government of President Good luck Jonathan, Senator Joel Ikenya had on Monday defected to the APC, sparking fears that the APC is angling to capture power. But a ...

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