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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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

APC convention: Zamfara concerned citizens berate Marafa over comments

November 10, 2020 House keeper 0

The Zamfara Concerned Citizens (ZCC ) has accused the embattled former Senator who represented Hangars Central, Alhaji Kabiru Marafa, for seeking cheap media publicity by giving the APC Caretaker Committee an ultimatum to organize a convention.  Reacting to comments made by Senator Marafa published by some newspapers in the country, secretary to the group, Alhaji Musa Gusau, said the embattled Read More

Join me to develop Adamawa, Fintiri tells APC, others

November 1, 2020 House keeper 0

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has adviced the opposition in the state, especially the All progressive Congress (APC) to join him and his administration to develop the state and what responsible leadership entails to move Adamawa forward instead of sponsoring hoodlums to destroy it’s common wealth. The governor stated this in an interview with journalists in Yola at the weekend after Read More

I’m still in PDP – Umahi

October 17, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Sartuday denied the rumours making rounds that he dumped People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for All Progressive Congress (APC). Rumour of his defection became stronger on Saturday afternoon when the Federal Lawmaker representing Ezza South/ Ikwo federal constituency, Comrade Chinedu Oga, released a statement confirming it. Oga, the only APC House of Representatives lawmaker from Ebonyi Read More

Water Bill 2020: Will NASS continue consideration amidst protests?

September 28, 2020 House keeper 0

Going by antagonisms expressed so far by some Nigerians against further consideration and passage of the Water Resources Bill 2020 by the National Assembly, will the federal lawmakers jettison it or forge ahead ? TAIYE ODEWALE reports. History of the Bill President Muhammadu Buhari had in 2017,  forwarded the bill to the National Assembly which seeks to concentrate the control Read More

Nigeria loses N700bn in water value-chain annually – Reps

September 28, 2020 Joshua Egbodo 0

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has said the country loses an estimated N700billion in water value-chain to some unscrupulous water business owners annually. The lawmakers also said the mounting opposition against the National Water Resources Bill 2020 was not only borne out of ignorance, but championed by some giant water companies who would want to continue extorting Nigerians. Among others, the Read More

FG to critics: Water Bill won’t cause water wars

September 22, 2020 Benjamin Samson 0

The federal government Tuesday dismissed the criticism trailing the National Water Resources Bill 2020 presently before the National Assembly, saying it has no hidden agenda to deny Nigerians their rights to water. Specifically, it said contrary to positions held by some stakeholders, the government has no intention to take over the nation’s water resources by licensing and commercialising the use of Read More

Imo ACJL unconstitutional, aimed at crippling opposition – HURIWA

September 17, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described the newly passed Imo State Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) as unconstitutional, illegal and a move by the Imo state Governor, Mr. Hope Uzodinma, to cripple organised opposition to bad governance. HURIWA in a statement by the National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, and the National Media Affairs Director, Ms Read More

Fintiri’s performance has buried APC in Adamawa – PDP

September 14, 2020 Muazu Abari 0

The peoples Democratic party(PDP) in Adamawa state has said that,the performance of Gov.Ahmadu Umaru fintiri in the last one year has continued to attract massive defections from APC and other opposition parties in the state into the party. According to the PDP, this is a signal to the end of APC  in Adamawa state and the Northern senatorial district of Read More

Lionesses to play Germany in friendly

August 31, 2020 House keeper 0

England women will travel to Germany for a friendly against the two-time world champions on Tuesday, 27 October.The Lionesses, whose last international game was at the SheBelieves Cup in March, will face Germany at the Brita-Arena in Wiesbaden. Last November, Germany overcame England 2-1 in front of a record 77,768 crowd at Wembley Stadium.But because of restrictions relating to the Read More

Group decries DSS summon of Na’abba over comments

August 16, 2020 House keeper 0

A Northern group on Sunday decried the summon recently issued to Ghali Umar Na’aba by the Department of State Service (DSS) over a comment made by the former House of Representatives Speaker in the media. Speaking under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Groups, their spokesman, Malam Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said it is alarming that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was intolerant of Read More

Suspension: Gombe PDP violated my right – Lawmaker

July 29, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

A member of Gombe state House of Assembly, Hon Rambi Ibrahim Ayala, has said the one-month suspension imposed on him by the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was a violation of his right as a loyal party chieftain. Ayala, who is one of the few opposition members in the state assembly alleged that some few party members Read More

PDP to Presidency: Respond to Ndume’s stance on under-funding of military

July 23, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the Buhari Presidency to immediately respond to comments by the chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, alleging that the Buhari administration’s under-funding of the military is responsible for the persistent insecurity challenges in the nation under its watch. The PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Read More

Ambassadorial nominees: Senators Kick as Senate confirms 39, steps down 2

July 22, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

Amidst serious protests from some Senators, the Senate Wednesday , confirmed 39 out of 41 non – career ambassadorial nominees forwarded to it by President Muhamnadu Buhari two weeks ago.The remaining two nominees from Niger and Yobe States , were however stood down by the Upper legislative Chamber due to petitions filed against them by stakeholders from their respective states.Confirmation Read More

You have dehumanised me – Akinfenwa alleges racial abuse

July 10, 2020 House keeper 0

England based and Nigerian born footballer Adebayo Akinfenwa has said he was racially abused during Wycombe’s League One play-off match against Fleetwood on Monday. The 38-year-old said he learned after the game a representative of the opposition had repeatedly referred to him as a “fat water buffalo”. He added in a statement: “Regardless of whether or not there was deliberate Read More