PDP in panic mood over our 40ms support base – APC

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in panic mood ahead of the 2023 general elections because of its recently increased membership base which is now 40 millions. The ruling party, who described PDP as a sinking party, sajd President Muhammadu Buhari’s government from inception took “a good, progressive, patriotic and apolitical Read More

Insecurity: We inherited insurgency from PDP – APC

June 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has attributed the current level of insecurity in the country to the “inept manner” with which the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) handled the Boko haram terrorists while it held sway as the ruling party. In a statement released Wednesday in Abuja by the Secretary to the APC national caretaker committee, John James Akpanudoedehe, the party Read More

PDP cannot afford to lose Oyo 2023 – Vice Chairman warns

May 27, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The  National Vice Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP),  South West, Ambassador Taofeek Oladejo Arapaja, on Wednesday warned that the party cannot afford to lose Oyo state to internal wrangling come 2023 general elections. Ambassador Arapaja handed down the warning in Ibadan Wednesday when he led the party’s reconciliation team to the residence of the former Deputy Governor Of Oyo Read More

APC: Buni’s 12 months in the saddle under scrutiny

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

BODE OLAGOKE, takes a look at the efforts of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, and some of the gains recorded in almost 12 months. Precisely by 25th of June it will be one year the current National Caretaker Committee of ruling party, Read More

Abuja: Over 2000 APC members join PDP in Bwari alone

May 20, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Over two thousand members of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) has defected to the opposition People’s Democratic Party in Bwari Area Council, this is just as the council’s elections is fast approaching. Chairman of the area council John Gabaya, while receiving the defectors in Bwari, Abuja, said the area council under his leadership is committed to development, expressing satisfaction Read More

Group condemns attack on Umahi over kidnap, torture of former aide

May 18, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

A group, Ebonyi Concerned Citizens for Good Governance Tuesday condemned the attacks on Governor Umahi by opposition People’s Democratic Party(PDP) in the state following the kidnap of former aide to the Governor, Amos Ogbonnaya. Barrister Ogbonnaya about a week ago was kidnapped and tortured by suspected political thugs and has since been released by his abductors. But PDP and chieftains Read More

Kaduna strike: Reverse all anti-workers’ policies, ADP tells El-rufai

May 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Following the ongoing strike action in Kaduna state, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has asked governor Nasir El-rufai to immediately reverse all the policies considered against the wellbeing of workers in the state. The opposition party also called on the labour union to take cognisance of its members and the wider populace by being flexible and amenable to negotiations that Read More

Follow footsteps of APC govs on devolution of powers, Lukman tells PDP govs

May 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh. Lukman, has urged the governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to follow the footsteps of their counterpart in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the need for devolution of powers in the country, otherwise known as restructuring. Lukman said there is nothing new in the PDP’s governors’ communique Read More

PDP NEC passes vote of confidence on Secondus, others

April 29, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has passed a vote of confidence on the Prince Uche Secondus led National Working Committee (NWC). In recent times, there have been calls for the resignation of the embattled PDP Chairman. Only last Monday, the former Edo State Commissioner of Information, Prince Kauaim Afegbau petitioned the Economic Financial Crime Read More

Alleged palace invasion: Police reportedly interrogate Ayiri Emami, others

April 23, 2021 Rosemary 0

The embattled Prime Minister of Warri and  the Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom, Chief Ayiri Emami and other Chiefs, were reportedly interrogated for over two hours on allegations bothering Kingship crisis, invasion of Olu Palace which heightened tension in Warri Kingdom. Ayiri was said to have arrived at the police station, zone “5” on the strength of a letter of invitation with Read More

Secession agitators can’t intimidate, bully Buhari, Presidency declares

April 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Presidency has asked Nigerians to ignore those calling for secession, saying President Muhammadu Buhari cannot be intimidated and bullied for their selfish interests. The seat of power also ruled out the calls for another National Conference to discuss the much talked about unity of Nigeria. Speaking Tuesday at the national secretariat of APC during a media interface organised by Read More

PDP members benefiting more from Buhari’s govt – Okechukwu

April 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) Osita Okechukwu, has said that members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have majorly benefited from President Muhammadu Buhari’s continuity trademark. The President promised continuty on his return from medical check up which the opposition PDP frowned at. But in a statement he Read More

Protesters storm APC, demand extension of membership registration, revalidation

March 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Some members of the ruling All Progressives Congress have staged a protest at national headquarters of the party, asking the it leadership to extend the ongoing party’s membership registration and revalidation exercise. The protesters had stormed the party’s Secretariat Monday  in Abuja, by 10.30am in a sting operation that lasted for about 30 minutes, displaying posters with various inscriptions, collectively Read More

@69: We ‘ll continue looking up to Tinubu for inspiration- APC govs

March 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have said that they will continue to look up to the former Lagos state governor and the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, even as he clocks 69-9ear of age. The serving governors on the aegis of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), said they acknowledge and the “untiring Read More

Edo: APC berates Obaseki over demolished properties

March 24, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state , Wednesday, condemed  the demolition of property belonging to citizens by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)- led government in the state. The party recalled that Governor Godwin Obaseki had about this same time last year, demolished the private property of an APC chieftain, Mr Tony Kabaka Adun.  And on Tuesday, the property belonging Read More

Osun APC caretaker blames insurgency, banditry on PDP govt

March 16, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun State Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Prince Gboyega Famodun, has blamed past administration for the banditry and insurgency all over the country.  He said the insurgency was inherited by the present administration from former administration.  Speaking with members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, in Osogbo, the state capital, Famodun stated Read More

Breaking: Ex-Speaker Bankole moves to join APC, meets govs

March 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Speaker of House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has met behind a closed door with two governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in his bid to join the party. Bankole, Friday in Abuja, met with the Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, in company of Jigawa state governor Abubakar Badaru. Bankole is Read More

U.S senators urge Biden to press Turkey on human rights

February 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As Turkish government has vowed to improve relationship with the United States of America under President Joe Biden, the POTUS has been urged to mandate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to stop all forms of anti-human rights activities. According to Reuters, a bipartisan majority of the U.S. Senate during the urged President Joe Biden’s administration to push Turkey to do more Read More

Flashback- I would rather die than join APC – Fani-Kayode

February 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has faulted the claims that he has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). This was reported by the Channels Television online sometimes ago. In a series of tweets on Sunday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain insisted that he remains a staunch member of the opposition party. He described the report Read More

Breaking: Ex-Aviation Minister Fani-Kayode moves to join APC, meets Buni

February 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Minister of Aviation and a popular chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Femi Fani-Kayode may have concluded plans to dump the opposition for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). A source in the know told our correspondent that the former Minister held a closed door meeting with the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the APC and governor of Read More

Group accuses Ebonyi govt of intimidating Judges to cause division in PDP

January 24, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has warned the state government to stop intimidating Judges in the cause of their duties, even as it commended the new Commissioner of Police for being professional. The Ebonyi indigenes said the agents of state government were trying to manipulate the judiciary into causing trouble in the opposition Peoples Democratic Read More

France awarded 28-0 win after Fiji covid outbreak

November 17, 2020 Editorial IV 0

France have been awarded a 28-0 victory after a Covid-19 outbreak among the Fiji squad caused Sunday’s Autumn Nations Cup match to be cancelled. “If a team is primarily responsible for a match not taking place, a 28-0 victory will be awarded to the opposition,” read a statement. The organisers added “no fault” had been attributed to Fiji and they were Read More