Category: Politics

Hindatu Umar, 25 Year Old Secondary School Graduate Resumes as LGA Chairperson in Kebbi State

Hindatu Umar, a 25-year-old secondary school graduate, who was appointed as the Chairperson of Argungu Local Government Area in Kebbi State by the Kebbi State governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has resumed duty. She resumed at her office at the Local Government Secretariat on Thursday, after which she paid a courtesy visit to the Emir of Argungu HRH Alhaji […]

PDP Scraps New Media Unit, Shuts Down Twitter Handle

On Moday, The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) closed it’s official twitter account (@Pdpnigeria) and replaced it with a new one  (@officialpdpnig)and opened a new one. This is the second time in five months the party is closing its Twitter account following a similar action in April over claims the handle was compromised. In a statement […]

EFCC Set to Arrest Jimi Agbaje in Relation to Arms Deal

Barring last minute change of plans, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has concluded arrangements to arrest Chief Jimi Agbaje. Chief Agbaje is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 Lagos state gubernatorial elections. According to sources within the PDP, he has been endorsed for the chairmanship of the […]

Hon. Jibrin Reveals Dirty Secrets of Speaker Dogara and Others in a Letter to APC Chairman, Oyegun; Says Omisore is Dogara’s Father

Embattled Former Chairman, Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives, Abdumumin Jibrin, on Saturday said a former deputy governor of Osun state, Iyiola Omisore, is the ‘godfather’ of Speaker Yakubu Dogara. In a letter addressed to the Chairman of the APC, John Oyegun, Jibrin said he made “an error of judgement’ in supporting Dogara to […]

Aisha Buhari Did Not go to the U.S – Ekiti PDP

Ekiti state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the trip of the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari to the United States of America is fake. The state chapter of the party made this known in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Jackson Adebayo. Read the full statement below: It is only in the world […]

You are a Disgrace to Ekiti – Ekiti APC Blasts Fayose Over Aisha Buhari

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State yesterday said the trip by the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari to the United States of America, US, has exposed Governor Ayodele Fayose as a “man lacking in integrity to hold the responsible position of the governor of Ekiti State”, over his insistence that she […]

US Declares 20 Nigerian States Unsafe

The United States government in a travel warning issued on Wednesday, has listed 20 of Nigeria’s 36 states as unsafe and asked its citizens living in the country to stay away from them. According to a report on Tribune, among the 20, it cited Borno, Adamawa and Yobe as a complete no-go area as“the ability of the […]

Kogi: Appeal Court Dismisses Faleke’s Case, Upholds Gov. Bello’s Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Thursday dismissed the suit filed by Mr James Faleke, challenging the election of Mr Yahaya Bello as Kogi State Governor. The 5-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja ruled that Faleke’s case lacked merit. The appellate court had earlier reserved the judgment after hearing […]

Budget Padding: APC Invites Speaker Dogara and Hon Jibrin to Separate Meetings

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has set up a panel to broker peace between feuding legislators in the ongoing budget padding controversy in the House of Representatives. Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin was at the APC national secretariat on Tuesday with a retinue of lawyers and aides to answer questions by the committee. The panel was set […]

Civil Servants in Imo State to now Work for 3 days and Farm for 2 Days in New State’s Agriculture Policy

The Imo state government has reduced the number of working days for the state’s civil servants from 5 to 3 days per week. This information is contained in a statement signed by Sam Onwuemeodo, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rochas Okorocha. The statement said that the new policy, tagged “Back to Land For Agriculture” is meant […]
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