Race For Atiku’s Running Mate Intensifies

Following the landslide victory of Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, GCON as the flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), information available to us reveal that the jostling for who will be his running mate has reached fever-pitch. According to sources close to Atiku, he has referred the question of who will be his running mate […]

Atiku’s Victory Means A Lot To Nigerians – Bakare

The convener of Save Nigeria Group (SNG), Pastor Tunde Bakare on Sunday, October 7, congratulated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his emergence as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate. According to Bakare, Atiku’s victory would make the 2019 election keen and interesting. Bakare, Senior Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, spoke to newsmen in Ikeja after making […]

Former Commissioner, Balarabe Picks Giwa/Birnin Gwari APC Reps Ticket

A former commissioner, Shehu Balarabe has emerged the flag bearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)  after trouncing four opponents in the party’s primaries for the Giwa/Birnin Gwari House of He scored 382 out of the 680 available votes. His closest opponent, Adamu Aliyu (Mai Gwaiba) polled 115 to finish as runner-up. Nuhu Abubakar Shehu […]

Stop el-Rufai From Killing APC In Kaduna, Group Begs Buhari, NWC

A group has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to take decisive actions against Governor Nasir el-Rufai to prevent loss of the state in the 2019 general elections. The group, Kaduna Progressive People Forum expressed this in a statement jointly signed by Dr Abdullahi Usman […]

Over 1 million displaced persons reunited with loved ones – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says over a million displaced persons in the North-east have been re-united with their loved ones. Mr Osinbajo’s remarks were conveyed in a statement in Abuja on Sunday by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President. Mr Akande said that the […]

Amaechi’s wife urges youths to participate in politics

Judith Amaechi, Founder of Empowerment Support Initiative, ESI, on Monday advocated for more youths participation in politics and decision making in the country. Mrs Amaechi told newsmen in Abuja that this would open up the country to the new horizon of development and innovation identified with the youth across the world. “I look at the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian governor caught on video receiving $5m bribes

A Nigerian governor from one of the North West states has been caught on spy camera receiving kickbacks in hard currency for various projects executed by his administration. The governor, who is gunning for his second term on the platform of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, may likely be dropped due to the damning evidence […]

2019: Mimiko emerges ZLP presidential candidate

The Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) on Sunday elected former governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, as its presidential candidate for the 2019 election. Mimiko was elected as a consensus candidate by members of the party in Abuja at its national convention. The former governor said that he would levearage on the party’s social democratic […]

Baba Sala: Nigerian govt mourns veteran actor

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed profound sadness over the death of Mr. Moses Olaiya, popularly known as ‘Baba Sala’. He said the death has robbed the country of an “incomparable thespian and a colossus of his time”. In a statement issued by his spokesman, Sam Adeyemi, on Monday, the […]

Real Madrid shortlist two managers to take over from Lopetegui

Real Madrid have shortlisted two managers to take over from the Los Blancos coach, Julen Lopetegui. According to Diario AS, former Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte and former Argentina international, Santiago Solari, are on Real Madrid’s shortlist to replace Lopetegui. Conte is currently without a team since leaving the Blues in the summer, while Solari is […]