Category Archives: Politics

Saraki and I won’t return to PDP, says Kwara governor

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Sunday said he and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, would not return to the

Saraki and I won’t return to PDP, says Kwara governor

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Sunday said he and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, would not return to the

Buhari travels to Paris for ‘One Planet Summit’

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart Nigeria for Paris, France where he will join over 50 world leaders in the One

[ICYMI] PDP convention: How Uche Secondus won

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja Prince Uche Secondus was on Sunday morning declared as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party. He defeated two other contestants

Dokpesi congratulates Secondus, thanks delegates

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja One of the contestants for the position of the national chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Raymond Dokpesi, has congratulated the

PDP looters funded Buhari’s 2015 campaign– Senators, Reps

JOHN AMEH  and LEKE BAIYEWU Peoples Democratic Party members at the National Assembly have hit back at President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment that looters would

‘Unity list’ sparks protest

One of the aspirants who contested the position of the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Raymond Dokpesi, has faulted the national leadership of

Ekweremadu decries rising debt profile

OLUSOLA FABIYI The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has scored the All Progressives Congress-led administration low on security, economy, job creation, and national

PDP convention drama: Secondus emerges party chairman, as Adeniran walks out

OLUSOLA FABIYI  and ENIOLA AKINKUOTU A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has emerged as the new chairman of the

Buhari congratulates Oyebode

OLALEKAN ADETAYO President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated a Professor of International Law, Akin Oyebode, as he clocks 70 years. The President through a statement

2019: Imo Assembly endorses Okorocha’s son-in-law for governor

GIBSON ACHONU Crisis brewing in the Imo State House of assembly may have escalated following the Assembly’s endorsement of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu,

Group demands minister, commissioners with disabilities

Success Nwogu At least 200 persons living with disabilities in Kwara State have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a minister for people with disabilities.

‘Full-time legislature crippling Nigeria’

Success Nwogu A former Deputy Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Ayodele Shittu, has said full-time legislature at the national and state assemblies

PDP’s doors must remain wide open for returnees – Makarfi

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The outgoing National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ahemed Markafi has appealed to the incoming leadership

PDP on self-destruction – Bode George

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Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George has said the party appears now bent on

ICYMI: Why I turned down foreign offer to break me out of prison — Obasanjo

John Alechenu, Abuja Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed why he turned down an offer by his “foreign friends” to break him out of prison

Damishi Sango: Police deploy special squads as kidnappers demand N50m

Friday Olokor, Jos The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has dispatched three specialised squads to secure the release of a former Minister of Sports

Bode George withdraws from race, slams Wike

Niyi Odebode, Olusola Fabiyi and Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, on Friday announced his

PDP chair: Step down for George, youths beg Adeniran, others

Oladimeji Ramon A group within the Peoples Democratic Party, the Yoruba Youth Vanguard, has appealed  to Prof. Tunde Adeniran and other Yoruba contesting the party’s

PDP national convention: 92 aspirants jostle for 23 positions

Olusola Fabiyi and Enyioha Opara Ninety-two aspirants have signified their intention to run for 23 offices in the Saturday’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic