Category Archives: Politics

Kaduna APC crisis: El-Rufai files N2bn defamation suit against Shehu Sani

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The crisis rocking the Kaduna State chapter of the All Progressives Congress took a new twist on Friday as the state governor,

Reordering of election illegal, Falana tells N’Assembly

Eniola Akinkuotu and Leke Baiyewu Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says the National Assembly’s attempt to reorder the 2019 election sequence is illegal

We’ll await INEC’s report on underage voters – PDP, APDA

Olusola Fabiyi and Adelani Adepegba The Peoples Democratic Party and the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance say they will wait for the outcome of the investigation

2019: ILT urges inclusion of PWDs, commends Ambode

A non-governmental organisation, Inclusive Lagos Team, has called for equal opportunities for people living with disabilities in Nigeria ahead of the 2019 general elections. Speaking

Tinubu’s letter: Buhari meets Oyegun

*Party chairman avoids journalists Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress,

Tinubu: APC govs, members, stand with Oyegun, says Bello

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said that state governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress

INEC chief faults SIECs’ council elections

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Mike Igini, has described elections conducted by State Independent Electoral Commissions as ‘rape of

ICYMI: You’re undermining peace efforts, Tinubu tells Oyegun

John Alechenu and Adelani Adepegba A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has accused the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, of

Senator protests Adamu’s sacking as caucus chair

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Lawmaker representing Bauchi South Senatorial District, Senator Ali Wakili, on Thursday protested against the removal of Senator Abdullahi Adamu as Chairman of

El-Rufai in fresh plot to demolish my home —Senator

Niyi Odebode, Leke Baiyewu, Olaleye Aluko and Godwin Isenyo The senator representing Kaduna Noth Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Suleiman  Hunkuyi, on Wednesday, alleged

Minister warns against looters posing as messiahs

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on journalists to be wary of persons offering  solutions to Nigeria’s 

Defection tsunami will hit APC soon —Secondus

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, says the All Progressives Congress will experience what he described as

Corruption is PDP’s oxygen, says APC

John Alechenu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress has described corruption as the oxygen on which the opposition Peoples Democratic Party survives. This, the APC said,

I inherited a broke country, says George Weah

Liberia’s new President George Weah on Tuesday pledged to fight corruption as he spoke about conditions in his “broke country” on the first day of

APC Senate caucus crisis over election timetable deepens

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The division in the ranks of the All Progressives Congress caucus within the Senate deepened on Tuesday. This followed the Senate’s resolution

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