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2019: Buhari reacts to Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar. Obasanjo had in a meeting held with Atiku and some PDP leaders endorsed his presidential ambition. He declared that Atiku will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the AllRead More

Reps set for showdown with IGP over detention of lawmaker, Lado

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday threatened to summon the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, if Rep. Abubakar Lado (APC-Niger) arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was not released within 12 hours. Lado currently represents Gurara/Suleja/Tafa Federal Constituency of Niger State. NAN reports that the development wasRead More

Senator Shehu Sani dares El-Rufai, moves freely at Kaduna Central market [PHOTO]

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Comrade Shehu Sani, in Kaduna on Tuesday visited the central market popularly known as Sheikh Abubakar Gumi and interacted freely with traders and other citizens who were in the market to carry out their business activities. The Senator moved from one part of the marketRead More

Herdsmen, farmers’ crisis: Don’t toy with people’s lives – Afenifere fire back at Tinubu

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has condemned claims by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu that the crisis between herdsmen and farmers was due to water scarcity and not religious. Tinubu who was represented by an Executive Commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Sunday Dare, in AbujaRead More

Court orders investigation of APC chairman, Adams Oshiomhole for alleged corruption

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the investigation of former Governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. Justice Anwuli Chikere on Tuesday directed that Oshiomole, now the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, be served with an application brought before the court by an anti-corruptionRead More

Saraki replies APC’s statement on his loss to Atiku at PDP convention

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has lambasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) for mocking him for emerging the second runner-up at the Presidential Election Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, won the primary held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. On Tuesday, APC said the outcomeRead More

2019: 50,000 APC members defect to UDP, give reasons

No fewer than 50,000 members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have defected to the United Democratic Party, UDP, in Taraba State. The defectors were received by the former Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan in Jalingo, the state capital. Speaking, Alhassan, who is the governorshipRead More

2019: Saraki explains why PDP agreed to hold National Convention in Port Harcourt

Senate President and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Bukola Saraki, has confirmed that he was okay with the choice of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as venue for the party’s national convention. Saraki spoke after the party’s 83rd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja on Friday. “We allRead More

Osun Decides: US govt speaks on governorship poll

The United States Government has called for a peaceful conclusion of the Osun State governorship election. Speaking in an interview with Channels TV on Sunday, the Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States Embassy in Nigeria, David Young, appealed to candidates of political parties and their supporters to beRead More

Osun Decides: Check Osun Gov. Election full Results

BOLUWADURO LOCAL GOVERNMENT APC   –       3,843 PDP –         3,779 SDP  –        1,766 ATAKUMOSA LOCAL GOVERNMENT Independent National Electoral Commission, APC –        5,019 PDP –        5,401 SDP  –        I,570 IFEDAYO LGA APC –        3,182 PDP –        3,374 SDP  -`       1,377 EDE SOUTH APC –           4,512 PDP –        16,693Read More

Osun Decides: ADC deputy gov candidate demands health officials at polls

Deputy governorship candidate of the ADC, Justice Oloyede Folahanmi Olamide (retd) …as aged voter collapses The deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, Justice Olamide Oloyede, (rtd) has called for the inclusion of health officials at polling units. Oloyode said this in an interview with our correspondent after castingRead More

Osun Decides: Read what Aregbesola, Omisore said after voting

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has commended the large turnout of voters for Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Aregbesola, who spoke after casting his vote at 11:50 am at his Ifofin Ward 8, Unit 1 Polling Unit in Ilesa, also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) for theRead More

Osun decides: Police arrest suspected vote-buyers

A team of police personnel on election duty in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State have arrested two suspected vote buyers. Both men were arrested at the St Mary Grammar School in Elewe-Iwo. CSP el-Mustapha Sani, who announced the arrest on behalf of the DIG in charge of theRead More

Osun Guber: PDP urges Buhari to Unfreeze Adeleke’s Account

Ademola Adeleke The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) saturday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to unfreeze the private account of its Osun governorship candidate, Sen. Ademola Adeleke, and those of his family members, including music star, David Adeleke (a.k.a Davido). The opposition partyRead More

Formal PDP Governor, Sen. Rashidi Ladoja Collapsed, rushed to Intensive Care (DETAILS)

A Former governor of Oyo state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja has been reportedly been rushed to the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan after collapsing during a meeting. Ladoja, who is the leader of African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the state, was reported to have collapsed during a meeting he heldRead More

Osun disburses N19.6b for payment of salaries, pension, others

Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola Osun State government says N19.8‎ billion has been disbursed for the payment of workers’ salaries and pensions. The amount, according to Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Bola Oyebamiji, covers full salaries for August 2018, arrears, and pension from September to December 2015‎ as well asRead More

Defection: Over 1000 members dump APC for PDP in Lagos

Over 1000 members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State, have dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The defectors were received by the member representing Ajeromi/ Ifelodun Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Rita Odichimma Orji. WhileRead More

2019 Election: Speaker Dogara picks PDP nomination form

Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara addressing hundreds of constituents in his Abuja home on Tuesday where he accepted their request to recontest his Reps seat. Speaker Yakubu Dogara has picked the nomination form to return to the House of Representatives on the platform of theRead More

2019 Election: we may suspend General Election -INEC (Reasons)

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has hinted that the 2019 general elections may be suspended following threats of violence by some politicians in the country. PoliticsNGR gathered that INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu made this comment on Tuesday while reacting to some disturbing videos of Political campaigns on Social mediaRead More

BREAKING: Ambode finally speaks on Quarrel with Tinubu (DETAILS)

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday totally played down speculation of rift with the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, saying reports to such effect were untrue. Both the social and traditional media have been flooded with news of a major rift between TinubuRead More