Category Archives: Politics

Convention: Buhari meets APC govs, seeks support for Oshiomhole

•Oshiomhole’s endorsement childish —Oyegun Olusola Fabiyi, Olalekan Adetayo, Chukwudi Akasike and Theophilus Onojeghen President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening met with state governors elected on

Ekiti gov: APC inaugurates screening, appeal committees

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday inaugurated the screening and appeal committees for aspirants contesting the May 5 primary to elect the

My job is a very difficult one, says Osinbajo

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has admitted that his job as the nation’s Vice-President is a very difficult one. He said the job of

Encourage Nigerians to get PVCs, Ambode urges Methodist bishops

Oladimeji Ramon The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has urged bishops of the Methodist Church of Nigeria to lend their voices to the

Shodipe-Dosunmu knocks Oyinlola for attacking Bode George

Oladimeji Ramon Chief Bode George’s Special Adviser on Political Matters, Uthman Shodipe-Dosunmu, says a former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, was rude for asking

PDP asks INEC to release findings on underage voters

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to release its findings on underage voters in various states, particularly

Saraki, Tambuwal won’t join PDP, says Jigawa gov

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, on Monday said there was no truth in the reports that the Senate President, Bukola

2019 elections will be tough, Oyegun warns APC

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The  National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has warned his party against complacency, saying the 2019 general

Convention: South South APC back Oshiomhole for national chair

Alexander Okere, Benin  The South-South zone of the All Progressives Congress on Monday threw its weight behind a former governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams

Falae in Ibadan to woo Alao-Akala to SDP

Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, on Monday visited the Ibadan home of a former governor of

Fayose advises corpers against rigging of election

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has advised the National Youth Service Corps members not to allow politicians use them to rig elections. The governor

Soyinka, Falana to Nigerians: Beware of Obasanjo

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Sunday warned Nigerians to be wary of a coalition formed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo,

SDP to Buhari: Ngerian Youths are creative, hardworking

The Social Democratic Party, (SDP), has declared that Nigerian youths are very creative and hardworking. This is contrary to the statement credited to President Muhammadu

Breaking: Dino Melaye arrested

Senator representing Kogi west, and a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dino Melaye has been arrested. The chairman of the Senate Committee on FCT,

Group backs Bamidele’s Ekiti gov ambition

A group, Ekiti Professionals in Politics, has endorsed the aspiration of Opeyemi Bamidele to fly the flag of the All Progressives Congress  in the July

Adegboruwa, Obiagwu, Ojo, 61 others short-listed for SAN rank

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, the National Coordinator of the Legal Defence and Assistance Project, Mr. Chino Obiagwu, and a prominent

Reject recycled, jaded politicians in 2019, Soyinka tells Nigerians

Oladimeji Ramon Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said on Sunday that he had already formed his opinion about the government of the ruling All Progressives

Buhari wants second term to consolidate gains, says aide

Olusola Fabiyi, Olalekan Adetayo and Eniola Akinkuotu The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Sunday said President Muhammadu

Oyinlola must apologise to me, says Bode George

Oladimeji Ramon A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George,   has condemned what he described as “uncharitable and irritable vituperations”

Mark, Adeyeye okay PDP ward congresses results

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti A former Senate President, David Mark, and a governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, have