Category: Politics

Obiano dares IPOB

A former National chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Umeh, is to lead the re-election bid of Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra in the Nov. 18 governorship poll in the state. Umeh, who was appointed the Director-General of the campaign, was inaugurated with others in Awka on Tuesday. Other members of the team include the Deputy […]

Saraki: I am APC member “body and spirit’’ 

  President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said contrary to insinuations, he was a full member of All Progressives Congress (APC) and remained there “body and spirit’’. Saraki said at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja that the speculations were part of the mischievous activities against him and urged the public the discountenance them. He […]

IPOB: Stay Away From Lagos, Yoruba Youths Blows Hot

The Yoruba Youth Congress (YYC) and the Coalition of Southwest Youths group have said the safety of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is not guaranteed if he proceeds on his planned visit to Lagos. The Yoruba Youth groups warned Nnamdi Kanu to stay clear of Lagos, saying the center […]

State of the Nation: APC State Chairmen Meet Osinbajo

Chairmen of the state chapters of the All Progressive Congress on Wednesday met with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to discuss certain issues including the prolonged absence of President Muhammadu Buhari and the state of the nation. While briefing newsmen at the end of the meeting, chairman of the Lagos state chapter of APC, Mr Henry Ajomale who […]

Niger Delta: ”Dont Speak For Us Clark”-MEND

According to the News Agency of Nigeria NAN, two groups, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) and Niger Delta People’s Congress (NDPC), have cautioned Ijaw leader Edwin Clark against issuing ultimatum to federal government over demands of Niger Delta people. Clark on the platform of Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) had given the […]

AGF Demands Status Updates on Cases Handled by EFCC

The atmosphere at the Abuja headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was said to have been palpably tense on Wednesday following receipt of a letter from the attorney-general and minister of justice, Mr Abubakar Malami SAN. In the letter dated August 1, the AGF directed the EFCC under the leadership of its acting […]

Hoodlums invade Kogi House of Assembly

Hoodlums numbering over 100 were reported to have invaded the Kogi State House of Assembly, disrupting the plenary session, and beating up lawmakers. According to Sahara Reporters, the hoodlums had attempted making their way in through the speaker’s entrance but were barred from entry by the speaker’s aides. The hoodlums then climbed and forced their way through […]

Gov. Ayo Fayose Launches Presidential Campaign

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has taken to Facebook to launch his campaign for the 2019 presidential election. This brings an end to uncertainties surrounding his controversial ambition to seek reelection as governor in 2018 following his botched first term in office. Fayose’s impeachment in 2006 had been voided by the Supreme Court, sparking […]

LG Election: Lagos Govt. Restricts Movement

The Lagos State Government has announced restriction of vehicular movement on Saturday July 22, in view of the local government elections holding the state. The elections will hold across the 20 Local Government and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) across the state. Mr Steve Ayorinde, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, in a […]

Lagos Council Polls Unstoppable – LASIEC

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) says it has no plan to postpone the July 22 council polls. According to NAN, the Chairman of LASIEC, retired Justice Ayotunde Phillips, said on Saturday that rather than shift the election, preparations had been intensified to ensure that the exercise was successfully conducted. The commission is also […]
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