The National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Lokoja on Friday sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the Senator for Kogi West. In its judgement, the tribunal ordered that fresh elections should be held in the senatorial district, TheCable reports.
The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has decried the failure of his immediate predecessor, Rochas Okorocha to handover documents containing the financial stance of the state to him. Ihedioha lamented that he has no documents showing the financial status of the state, hence the difficulty of his administration to...
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar and his running mate Peter Obi, have asked the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to name her replacement in the five-man panel constituted to hear their petition. In a letter by the Atiku-Obi...
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has described President Muhammadu Buhari, as a master in blaming everybody but himself for his apparent failures. The speaker made detailed references to prove his point in a statement he made available to newsmen on Tuesday. He was reacting to a claim by...
Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, has lamented that the various social investment programmes (SIP) planned by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari failed in the north. Buhari, who was speaking at an interactive forum at Aso Rock on Saturday, said she was told that 30,000 women from Adamawa...
The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently in an emergency meeting over the ruling of the Supreme Court which earlier ruled against it this morning. The judgement has it that the ruling APC did not have candidates at the last general elections for failure...
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...