President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is upset with the level of poverty in Nigeria. The president made his feelings known when he hosted Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ministers, Service Chiefs, Heads of Security Agencies and Chief Executives of Federal Government Agencies and Institutions to a breaking of fast at the...
After losing his reelection bid, the lone Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Dipo Olorunrinu (Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I), on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Olorunrinu informed the House of his defection at the plenary through a letter titled: “Letter of Defection...
- Governor Yahaya Bello might be on his way out of the ruling All Progressives Congress - The governor is considering moving to Accord Party as there are rumours of the APC denying him a return ticket - The governor is set to contest for a second term in office as...
President Muhammadu Buhari has faulted claims by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that they won February 23 presidential election. Buhari describes the claims as laughable because Atiku has never won any political contest with him (Buhari) and because he is more popular and acceptable among the...
Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the President, has expressed her plan to establish a private university to be known as “Muhammadu Buhari University”. She disclosed this on Saturday during a townhal meeting in Yola organized by her in collaboration with concern indigenes of Adamawa. Aisha, who did not however reveal when...
Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has faulted Nigeria’s electoral system which he says has been under assault. Jega also alleged politicians used university lecturers to commit irregularities during the elections, particularly in Kano state. According to Guardian, the former INEC chairman spoke at the annual...
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly. APC National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a terse message posted on the party’s WhatsApp platform on Tuesday night said...
Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Adams Oshiomhole last night said that the party will not share Committee Chairmanship with the opposition party in the ninth National Assembly. This is as Oshiomhole has presented current Majority Leader of the House, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila as the adopted candidate of the...
…INEC: We’re Not Aware Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of hiring a personal lawyer to Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State to represent it at the National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Kaduna. Addressing...
Festus Keyamo, the spokesman for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council, has said that one does not need a WAEC certificate to become President of Nigeria Keyamo said this while appearing on Channels TV on Sunday night when asked about the eligibility of President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the...