Category Archives: Politics

PDP asks Mark to reconcile Fayose, Adeyeye, others

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party has set up a reconciliation committee headed by a former President of the Senate, David Mark, to settle

Okorocha’s son-in-law, deputy gov’s supporters clash in Imo

One shot dead at Ebonyi PDP meeting  Chidiebube Okeoma and Clement Nnachi Many people were injured on Monday when the supporters of the Imo State

Kaduna APC faction invalidates el-Rufai’s suspension

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, loyal to Governor  Nasir el-Rufai, on Monday overturned the six-month suspension order slammed on him

Reconciliation: APC doomed if Tinubu fails, says Shehu Sani

John Ameh with agency report The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Shehu Sani, has said that avoidable doom  awaits the All

Nigeria in a state of uncertainty, political emergency —Onaiyekan

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, on Sunday told President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians deserved far better than they

North Central’s senators may back state police

Afeez Hanafi The National Emergency Management Agency says it has resolved to allow the House of Representatives to investigate the alleged sum of N17bn budgeted

Ajimobi will contest senatorial seat in 2019, says aide

Oladimeji Ramon The Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has disclosed his intention to run for senatorial election in 2019. The governor, according to his

Anti-party: Kaduna APC suspends senator, 28 others

Godwin Isenyo The All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, on Friday, suspended the senator representing Kaduna North, Suleiman Hunkuyi, over alleged anti-party activities. According to

Reconciliation: Tinubu visits Sokoto, meets Tambuwal, Wamakko

The National Leader and Head of the Presidential Reconciliation Committee of the ruling All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday visited Sokoto, where he

APC nullifies suspension of Kogi exco

John Alechenu, Abuja The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has nullified the suspension of the Alhaji Haddy Ametuo-led Kogi State executive committee

APC Govs, Amaechi in closed-door meeting with Buhari

Friday Olokor and Olaide Oyelude The All Progressives Congress governors, on Friday, held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari for almost two hours at

C’ River South stakeholders give Ayade condition for re-election

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar Despite the ongoing endorsements of Governor Ben Ayade for re-election, there are indications that politicians in the Southern Senatorial District of Cross

MASSOB orders members to register for PVC

Chidiebube Okeoma,Owerri The leadership of the Movement for a Sovereign State of Biafra has urged its members to register en mass at the ongoing continuous

Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Ethiopia on Friday announced a state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his intention to step down amid unrest and political crisis. The

Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Ethiopia on Friday announced a state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his intention to step down amid unrest and political crisis. The

Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Ethiopia on Friday announced a state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his intention to step down amid unrest and political crisis. The

Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Ethiopia on Friday announced a state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his intention to step down amid unrest and political crisis. The

Corruption lives in APC, PDP tells Amaechi 

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the Minister of Transportation, Mr.  Rotimi Amaechi for saying corruption will return to the country if

Kaduna APC faction ‘queries’ el-Rufai, ‘suspends’ commissioner

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Fresh crisis erupted in the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State as the party on Thursday issued a query and warning letter

Don’t sell your future, Faparusi tells voters

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti A member of the seventh House of Representatives, Bamidele Faparusi, has appealed to the party’s delegates not to mortgage their future