Rivers rerun poll: I’m ready for Wike, Amaechi vows

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Ameachi, on Saturday vowed that he was ready for Governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyeson Wike, in the rerun National and State Assembly elections on March 19. The immediate past Governor of Rivers State on radio programme monitored in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and tweeted by Rivers Watch on its […]

Alleged land scam: Senate summons past FCT minster

  The senate on Wednesday, February 10 summoned Bala Muhammed, the immediate FCT past minister over illegal allocation of lands -The senate also summoned all other concerned actors on land in FCT -Melaye further reminded the FCT administration that this eighth senate is guided by change and will not condole misappropriation of funds The senate […]

Ndume cautions senators against embarrassing publicity

The Senate Majority Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, has cautioned senators against embarrassing publications on Senate matters on the pages of newspapers. Ndume said this when he raised a Point of Order at the Senate plenary in Abuja on Thursday. He expressed displeasure at a newspaper report alleging that 22 senators from the North were against […]

Dogara’s deal, Gbajabiamila’s gain

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Signs of unity pervaded the atmosphere in the early hours of yesterday morning as members of the All Progressives Congress, APC for the first time sat down as a team to pronounce peace between the one time warring factions. “There are no more factions in the House what we have […]

APC, party of capitalists lacking democratic credentials —Dokpesi

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—Chairman of DAAR Communication and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as self-styled progressives and capitalists lacking democratic credentials, adding that the PDP finding itself in opposition today was caused by some of its members. He spoke yesterday in Benin, […]

APC chairman distances party from Toyin Saraki’s travails

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Wednesday distanced the party from the travails of Barrister Toyin, the wife of the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. Odigie-Oyegun told newsmen in Abuja that Mrs. Saraki’s invitation to the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was not […]

Rep blasts Fayose over comment against Buhari

By Bashir Adefaka Lagos—A member of the House of Representatives and former Oyo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Bosun Oladele, yesterday, in Lagos took a swipe at Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State over what he described as his persistent unfortunate comments against President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption programme, dismissing the governor as a […]

Bayelsa governorship poll: Buhari won’t rig for APC, says pioneer PDP chairman

The pioneer Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, Charles Dorgu, has asked the members of the All Progressives Congress not to drag President Muhammad Buhari into the plot to rig the forthcoming governorship poll. Dorgu said Buhari is “too busy and decent to manipulate the election”. Dorgu, who was one of the […]