Rigging allegation: PDP has conceded defeat ahead 2023, says APC

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has already conceded defeat even before the forthcoming 2320 general elections are held. The governing party described PDP’s allegation on the procurement of E-voting machines as “idle conspiracies and wild”, saying it was clear testimony that the opposition party has “already conceded election defeat long before the 2023 Read More

Legal landmines and the imperative of an APC National Caucus meeting by Hashidu Gimbi

August 16, 2021 Hashidu Gimbi 0

Over two weeks ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the election of All Progressives Congress (APC) Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu as the duly elected Governor of Ondo State in the suit filed by his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).  The PDP candidate didn’t dispute the election results but questioned the legality of the nomination of his opponent Read More

Tiv youth council condemns attack on travelers in Jos

August 16, 2021 Editor 0

The Tiv Youth Council Worldwide has condemned in very strong terms the gruesome murder of travellers in Gada- Biyu, along the Jos – Zaria road, Jos North Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau state. The president of the group, Hon. Mike Msuaan, in a press statement extended heartfelt condolences to loved ones and families of the persons killed “in such Read More

Bauchi 2023: Why not Sidique Abubakar?

August 13, 2021 Editor 0

From all indications, Bauchi state will be the state to watch for “revolution” in the politics of transition climaxing in 2023 with the emergence of a new governor. The incumbent, Kauran Bauchi, Bala Mohammed has his head in the clouds of presidential ambition, repeatedly claiming to have the “nod”   of the PDP national caucus and throwing ill-advised controversial brick bats across Read More

2023: North, South on collision course over zoning

‘…Zoning primitive, normative mindset’ …Let’s jettison it – Arewa Forum ‘…For fairness, unity, South should be next’ …It’ll remain recurring decimal if… – Don …We should think about our future, not zoning – NGO One of the dominant discourses in Nigeria’s political terrain these days is the issue of which region of the country should produce the president in 2023. However, the issue Read More

2023: APC group intensifies lobby for Osinbajo to succeed Buhari

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of stakeholders within the All Progressives Congress (APC) has intensified lobbying highly-placed party members to join its efforts towards mobilizing support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.  Acknowledged copies of a three-page letter from the Progressives Consolidation Group (PCG) to the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan and other top party leaders indicates that several Read More

NDYA awards Abaribe, Okorocha, others, task youths on curbing insecurity, unemployment

August 5, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Nigerian Diaspora Youth Ambassador (NDYA) has organised a one-day summit and award ceremony to recognize outstanding politicians, entrepreneurs, youth leaders, transitional leaders, among others. In attendance at the event held Thursday in Abuja were Senate Minority Leader,  Enyinnaya Abaribe, Senator representing Imo West, Owele Rochas Okorocha, Senator representing Abia North, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu (represented by his Senior Legislative Aide), President of Read More

How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

Breaking: Buhari signs N983bn 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill into law

July 26, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday signed the 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill into law, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (House of Representatives), Mr Umar Elyakub, has said. He told State House correspondents that the President assented to a N982,729,695,343 supplementary budget. He said the Act would largely focused on funding security and health concerns. Details loading …

Education remains my top priority – Buhari

July 22, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Daura, Katsina State, said improving quality of education will continue to be his government’s priority. Speaking while receiving the proprietress, principal and students of a private school, Premier Pacesetters School, Daura, at his house, President Buhari gave assurances that more emphasis will be given to improvement of education.  “We will allocate an increasing share of Read More

2023: Buhari has no self succession plan, APC replies PDP

July 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari has no self succession plot. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had accused the president in a statement earlier. But the APC National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), John James Akpanudoedehe, made the clarification through a statement Wednesday in Abuja. Akpanudoedehe said unlike the erstwhile ruling party under Chief Olusegun Read More

2023 Presidency: It’s the turn of North-east – COPJA

July 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition for Peace and Justice Advocates (COPJA) has called on the political class and all political parties to ensure the Presidency of the country is rotated round the six-geo-political zones of the country, rather than only North and South, as a way of ensuring inclusion and national unity. It, however, said North-east should be allowed to produce the next Read More

Senate approves Buhari’s N2.343trn external borrowing request

July 7, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the authourisation of N2.343 trillions! ($6.183 billion USD) as External Borrowing in the 2021 Appropriation Act.  This was just as it directed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, the Director General of the Debt Management Office, Patience Oniha, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Read More

Breaking: Uneasy calm as gunmen assassinate President in Haiti

July 7, 2021 Editor 0

Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse has been killed in an attack on his home in the nation’s capital, according to the country’s interim prime minister. Claude Joseph said the president’s residence in Port-au-Prince was stormed by unidentified armed men at 01:00 local time (05:00 GMT). The First Lady was reportedly also injured in the attack. Mr Joseph said that “all measures Read More

At 62, I’m too old to be Nigeria’s President – El-Rufai

July 4, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state said despite being suspected of nursing ambition to be Nigerian president for 15 years, he does not have presidential ambition and is too old lead Nigeria at 62.  According to the governor, some people have painted him in bad light and called him names including Jihadist since 2005, just to keep him out of Read More

Women votes ‘ll determine outcome of 2023 elections – Okotete

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, women votes will be a key determiner of candidates elected as state/federal legislators, governors and the President, the Woman Leader and representative in Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared said. Okotete, however called on women to cooperate and forge a united front to ensure more women occupy Read More

Buhari’s vision, policies ensuring self-sufficiency in food production – APC group

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) said President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was moving Nigeria steadily towards self-sufficiency in food production in a way that has never been witnessed since independence.  The group said the country’s steady progress in the administration’s efforts at positioning agriculture as the fulcrum of the country’s economic Read More

Tenure elongation: Nabena rallies support for Buni’s comtt, lauds Buhari

June 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Yekini Nabena, has rallied support for Governor Mai Mala Buni-led National Caretaker Committee of the party, even as he commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting tenure extension for the 13-man committee. The President had approved tenure extension for Governor Buni-led APC caretaker committee after a closed-door meeting Read More

Again, Buhari approves fresh appointments

June 26, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a Chairman, and an Executive Secretary for the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA). In a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), the appointment is for four years.  “The Chairman is Mr Atuonwo A. Obinna, while the Executive Secretary is Mr Abdulkadir Saidu, reappointed for another Read More

Nigerian ambassador presents credentials to Erdogan, pledges improved relations with Turkey

June 25, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Ambassador of Nigeria to the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Ismail Yusuf Abba, has pledged to constructively engage with the Turkish government to promote Nigeria’s interest and further strengthen the excellent bilateral relations between the two countries. Ambassador Yusuf said this after presenting his Letters of Credence to the President of the Republic of Turkey, HE, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at Read More

Breaking: President has power to extend IGP’s tenure, Court rules

June 18, 2021 Editor 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ruled that the President has power to extend the tenure of a retiring Inspector General of Police (IGP) pending the completion of the process for the appointment of a substantive successor. Justice Ahmed Mohammed while passing the judgment on Friday said if the President has power to appoint, he should be be Read More

Gov’shp: APC clears Moghalu, Uba, 12 others for primary election

June 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Governor Mai Mala Buni on Thursday received the report of the Screening Committee for the Party’s 2021 Anambra State Governorship aspirants. The Committee screened fourteen (14) aspirants, namely: Sen. Emmanuel Andy Uba; Nwokafor Amobi Daniel; Dr. George N. Moghalu; Hon. Paul Izuchukwuorajiaka; Chief Edozie Madu; Dr. Read More