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  2019: Call El-Rufai, Bello to order, ADP tells Buhari

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to caution the Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and his counterpart in Kogi state Yahaya Bello over what it called “intolerance” of the two chief executives towards oppositions. ADP was reacting to the alleged destruction of its bill boards in Kogi state and […]

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APC 2019: All 342 Kano delegates for Buhari, Kwankwaso gets nothing- Ganduje 

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said that the state has the highest number of delegates in the All Progressives Congress (APC) that would determine who gets the presidential ticket of the party in the 2019 general elections. In an exclusive interview with Blueprint newspaper in Abuja, Ganduje said all the 342 delegates […]

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Borno Elders Commend President Buhari, ICRC, Others Over Release of 10 Askira Uba Women

Margi Elders Forum has commended President Muhammadu Buhari , International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Nigerian Military and other organizations involved in timely release of the abducted 10 women from Askira Uba LGA of Borno state.  The women were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents while in a police convoy that was attacked along Maiduguri-Damboa road […]

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2019: Buhari, main target of elections reordering – Sen Uwajomogu

Amidst contentious reordering of 2019 general elections time table by the National Assembly, a Senator representing Imo North Senatorial district, Benjamin Uwajomogu, has described the action of his colleagues as unconstitutional, adding that the move was targeted against President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking with newsmen Sunday in Abuja, Uwajomogu said he joined his colleagues who protested […]

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2019: 25 states pass #NotTooYoungToRunBill

…Gives Buhari 30 days ultimatum A group of young Nigerians under the aegis of Not Too You To Run Movement, said the Bill has received affirmative votes from twenty-five (25) state assemblies across the country, which is the constitutional threshold prescribed by Section 9 (2) of the 1999 constitution. Addressing a press conference Friday in […]

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Buhari meets Abdulsalam, Tinubu, Akande in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday had a close-door meeting with former Head of State, retired General Abdulsalami Abubakar, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting held after the President received letters of credence from the Ambassador of Niger to Nigeria, Mr. Alat Mogaskia; the High Commissioner of Ghana, Alhaji Rashid Bawa and that of […]

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Boko Haram membership thinning out – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said the era of Boko Haram terrorism is gradually drawing to an end with the narrowing of the recruitment base of the insurgents, and renewed onslaught by the Nigerian Army. Receiving the Letter of Credence of Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to Nigeria, Most Rev. Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, […]

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Security chiefs keep mum after meeting with Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday had a close-door meeting with heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa in Abuja to review the current security situations in the country. Security chiefs that attended the meeting declined to brief journalists on what transpired. It was an enlarged meeting attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the […]

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PDP condoles Buhari over loss of relatives

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari and his family on the loss of two close relatives, Hajiya Halima Dauda and Hajiya Aisha Alhaji Mamman, which occurred in quick succession. A statement on Monday by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated that the PDP family was “indeed been saddened by […]

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ANALYSIS: Can Tinubu cement the cracked walls of APC?

The appointment of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), to reconcile aggrieved party members is seen as a welcome idea. In addition, Tinubu is a seen a round peg in a round hole for the assignment. However, opinions are divided whether the strong man of South west politics can […]

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Plateau elders endorse Buhari, Lalong for re-election

A group, the All Progressives Congress Elders Advisory Council in Plateau state, yesterday, endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Simon Lalong for re-election in the 2019 general elections. The Chairman of the group, Captain Joseph Din (retd), who addressed a press conference in Jos, said Buhari and Lalong’s achievements qualified them for re-election. He said: […]

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PDP To Presidency: Tinubu cannot deliver bad product 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again bashed the Presidency for abandoning its duty of governance and now deploying resources meant for Nigerian people to push a desperate but ill-fated mission to foist on Nigerians, an obviously unpopular presidential candidate in 2019. The party said the Presidency has become so panicky that it effectively hijacked […]

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  Peaceful transitions in Africa no longer negotiable – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja said political transitions in Africa must be properly managed to safeguard countries from slipping into crises that slow down economic growth, and throw citizens into avoidable hardships. In a ceremony to receive Letters of Credence at the Presidential Villa, the President told the Ambassador of the Republic of […]

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2019: Buhari must re-contest for president – Igbo group

The Ohandigbo Youths Organization (OYO) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has no choice than to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections. The group said its members across the country were already mobilising for a mega rally in Abuja to compel President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election. Speaking at a meeting held on Thursday at the […]

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APC Vice Chairman counters El-Rufai’s report on onshore/offshore oil dichotomy               

National Vice Chairman, South South Zone of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Ntufam Hilliard Eta has said that the federal government will not resuscitate the rested issue of onshore /offshore oil dichotomy in the ongoing scrutiny and consideration of the report on Restructuring as submitted by the Mallam Nasir El – Rufai led committee […]

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Nassarawa killings: Maku accuses Al-Makura of complicity, asks President to restore peace during visit

Former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, has said that the frequent attacks and displacement of citizens in Nasarawa state could be attributed to politics and lack of political will to solve the problem. Maku, who came second in the last governorship election behind the current governor Tanko Al-Makura, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take a […]