I have not abused, attacked anyone as APC spokesperson – Bolaji Abdullahi

The National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, on Tuesday said he intends to organise a workshop for party spokespersons across the country to enhance political communication between parties and Nigerians. Mr. Abdullahi, who spoke during the ongoing Social Media Week in Lagos, said the workshop has been among his […]

Former deputy House Speaker, Ihedioha, rejects Sheriff as PDP Chairman

Emeka Ihedioha, a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, has kicked against recognising Modu Sheriff as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairman. Mr. Ihedioha told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Monday that Mr. Sheriff by his conduct had failed to show an attitude worthy of uniting and […]

Murray-Bruce urges PDP members to unite

*Asks Osinbajo to dislodge cabal destroying Nigeria By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Abuja—As the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, takes a new twist with the recent Appeal Court judgment recognising former Borno State governor as its national chairman, Senator Ben Murray Bruce has asked members to bury personal interest and work for […]

El-Rufai appoints new Chief of Staff, effects major cabinet shake-up

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has effected a major cabinet reshuffle. He also appointed new permanent secretaries. He equally appointed Muhammad Bashir Sai’du as his Chief of Staff to replace Hadiza Bala Usman, now the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) Managing Director. Saidu was the Commissioner for Local Government affairs. A statement issued on Tuesday by […]

Buhari I met in London is in good health – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari he saw in London was in good health and spirit. Saraki made the remark while briefing the Senate on the recent trip by the leadership of the National Assembly to the UK, where they met with Buhari. Speaking after […]

ANALYSIS: Igbo defections to APC; 2019 and corruption

A realignment of political forces has begun in the South-east geo-political zone ahead of the 2019 general elections. In the last few months, some prominent politicians in the zone have quit the Peoples Democratic Party to join the All Progressives Congress. Among the defectors are a former Senate President, Ken Nnamani; a former governor of […]

Inspecting ongoing factory construction in Abuja. Coming up ahead of schedule. Atiku Abubakar

The Politics of Atiku Abubakar

The very fact that the reigning and politically virile party, the all progressives Congress (APC) stood to be counted as that party which consciously and decisively went after Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to woo him to become one of its key members, was a demonstration of the perpetual relevance of the man in the political scheme of Nigeria. […]

APC wins Plateau by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday declared Jackson Nimmwang, APC candidate, the winner of Saturday’s Langtang South State Constituency by-election in Plateau. The INEC Returning Officer, Tor Iorapuu, declared in Mabodi, that Mr. Nimmwang polled 3,688 votes to beat his counterpart form Mega Progressives Peoples Party, MPPP, Rinsmicit Emmanuel, who scored only 83 […]

Fayose, HURIWA condemn police’s stopping of Tuface rally in Lagos

Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose and the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) have condemned the stoppage by the Lagos State Police Command of the February 6 protest to be led by popular artiste, Innocent Idibia (aka Tuface) in Lagos over the nation’s prostrate economy. According to Fayose, who is […]