Kwankwaso on wild goose chase for presidency – Kano commissioner

By Hamza Idris | Publish Date: Nov 28 2017 2:00AMMusa Ilyasu Kwankwaso is a former chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) recently. The Kano State Commissioner for Special Duties, in this interview, gives an insight into what motivated his shift of political base and expresses […]

Atiku meets North East PDP leaders ahead of defection

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar at the weekend met with Adamawa PDP executives at all levels, as well as state chairmen from the six states that constitute the North East, including the National Vice Chairman (North East) of the party. Atiku had hours after dumping the APC on Friday relocated […]

Obanikoro officially joins APC

Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro By Bolaji Buhari A former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, on Saturday in Lagos finally dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obanikoro’s defection at his Lagos Island constituency ended months of speculations about the […]

2019: APC Presidential primary should be thrown open, says Kalu

Former Governor of Abia State and Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has declared that 2019 Presidential primaries of the party should be thrown open for every aspirant who wants to contest. However he said Buhari remains the best candidate which he promised to vote for in the APC primaries even […]

PDP: Party chairmen will resist parallel convention – Hyat

The Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Mr Felix Hyat, said states’ chairmen of the party would resist attempt by any group for parallel convention on Dec. 9. Hyat stated this when he received an aspirant for national chairmanship of the party, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, on a campaign visit to the state on […]

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s exit from APC will not affect party – stakeholders

File Photo – Advertisement – Some stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi said exit of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, from the party would not destabilise it. In a statement personally signed by him in Abuja on Friday, Atiku announced his resignation from the APC, claiming that he had been marginalised […]

2019: Forum asks Atiku, others to return to ‎PDP

The Peoples ‎Democratic Party (PDP) Unity Forum has asked former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and five governors  who left the party to return ahead of the 2019 general elections. The forum in a statement yesterday by ‎its national coordinator, Chris Okike argued that their return would prepare grounds for PDP’s take over in 2019. Atiku […]

Makarfi told me of his presidential ambition — Jalo

The mutual suspicion rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of its national convention sank deeper yesterday. A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Barrister Abdullahi Jalo, said yesterday that the National Caretaker Committee Chairman, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, would contest for the presidency in 2019. “I would like to make it clear […]

NASENI invents alternative to voter’s card reader 

The card reader may soon become anachronistic with plans by NASENI The card reader used in Nigerian elections to screen voters may soon be consigned to the dustbin of history,  according to the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI). The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the NASENI,  Dr. Mohammed Sani Haruna, today presented an alternative […]