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Sheriff insists ‘We won’t allow Fayose, Wike hijack PDP’

Sheriff insists ‘We won’t allow Fayose, Wike hijack PDP’

Ali Modu  Sheriff, a factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, has said he will not allow the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, and Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, to hijack the party. Sheriff said this on Sunday when he appeared on a programme on Channels Television. He also vowed never to withdraw any of the cases […]

Fayose shares why Nigerians are suffering under APC

Fayose shares why Nigerians are suffering under APC

The Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose has explained why Nigerians are suffering under the All Progressives Congress government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Fayose in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Sunday, by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka said Nigerians are suffering because of nepotism. Fayose said, “The country is in the hands of […]

Jibrin exposes Dogara in N40bn budget padding, House denies

Jibrin exposes Dogara in N40bn budget padding, House denies

A former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, has exposed the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, of an attempted N40 billion budget padding. Jobrin who was sacked on Wednesday, said on Thursday in a statement that his sack by the Speaker was not unconnected to his objection to a request Dogara made that he (Jibrin) […]

Adewale, Lagos Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency rep dies

Adewale, Lagos Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency rep dies

Mr. Adewale Oluwatayo, a member of the House of Representatives, has died. Adewale before his death represented the Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency. He died in Abuja on Wednesday but the news of his demise hit the house on Thursday. He was the Chairman, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government between 2004 and 2007 before serving as a Special Adviser […]

Fayose not discharged of 2005 N1.3bn poultry fraud suit – APC

Fayose not discharged of 2005 N1.3bn poultry fraud suit – APC

The Ekiti state All Progressives Congress has stated that Governor Ayodele Fayose has not been discharged and acquitted by the Federal High Court in the alleged 2005 N1.3bn poultry project. The state APC Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said in a statement on Thursday that Fayose had been misleading the public about the status of the case still pending at […]

Oluremi Tinubu says Senate, APC should sanction Dino Melaye

Oluremi Tinubu says Senate, APC should sanction Dino Melaye

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the Senator representing Lagos West Senatorial District, the wife of the national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has urged the All Progressives Congress and the Senate, to sanction Senator Dino Melaye for threatning to beat her up. Senator Oluremi Tinubu said but for the quick intervention of her colleagues, Melaye would have beaten her […]

Fani-Kayode released, says detention politically motivated

Fani-Kayode released, says detention politically motivated

Former spokesperson of ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode, has been released from the incarceration, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Femi Fani-Kayode who has been in detention since May 9, 2016, making it 67 days in detention, finally regained freedom yesterday, Friday, July 15, 2016, after fulfilling his bail conditions. In […]

EFCC media stories wont stop me in 2018 – Fayose

EFCC media stories wont stop me in 2018 – Fayose

The Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose has said he is unmoved by the media trial adopted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against him. Fayose through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said the EFCC stories against him will not stop him from from handing over to a Peoples Democratic […]

Tinubu wife’s issue: Dino Melaye needs mental check-up – Lagos APC

Tinubu wife’s issue: Dino Melaye needs mental check-up – Lagos APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has condemned the lawmaker representing Kogi-West senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye, over his alleged threat at Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the wife of the National Leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu. It was learnt that Dino Melaye had annoyed the senator by allegedly using unparliamentary languages on her during a heated […]

Ogbulafor blames Jonathan for PDP crisis, why he predicted PDP 60-year rule

Ogbulafor blames Jonathan for PDP crisis, why he predicted PDP 60-year rule

Former Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, has blamed the party’s woes on the immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan. Ogbulafor in a recent interview with Vanguard said, “The person who caused the failure of PDP is Jonathan. PDP had internal democracy, a zoning pattern which worked for them for 16 years, and […]

Avengers again blow up NNPC, NPDC, Chevron’s oil facilities

Avengers again blow up NNPC, NPDC, Chevron’s oil facilities

The Niger Delta Avengers has again blown up some oil facilities belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Nigerian Petroleum Development Corporation, the Chevron Nigeria Limited. The Federal Government had proposed peace talks with militants on Sunday but they went ahead to blow up the oil facilities between 11.30pm and 1.15am on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Affected in the renewed […]

Fayose can afford 3 months salaries – Ex- Finance Commissioner

Fayose can afford 3 months salaries – Ex- Finance Commissioner

Mr Dapo Kolawole, a former Commissioner for Finance in Ekiti State, said despite the economic crisis, the Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose can still afford 3 months salaries of workers. Kolawole, who was Commissioner for finance in the state between 2010 and 2014, said “gross incompetence” and “lack of capacity” was responsible for the state’s present woes. […]

Ali Modu Sheriff storms PDP National Secretariat (photos)

Ali Modu Sheriff storms PDP National Secretariat (photos)

Ali Modu Sheriff, the embattled former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party today stormed the Wadata Plaza National Secretariat to take over the affairs of the party. Ali Modu Sheriffand his supporters went to the secretariat early today but were stopped from gaining entrance to the secretariat by security operatives. Modu Sheriff was sacked by party leaders during the National […]

Lagos Ambode sacks Executive Secretaries of 57 LGs/LCDAs

Lagos Ambode sacks Executive Secretaries of 57 LGs/LCDAs

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday evening sacked the Executive Secretaries of the 57 Local Governments Councils and Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs in the State. This followed the resolution of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday that the govenor should dissolve the LGs/LCDAs Caretaker Committees. Earlier on Thursday, the Lagos […]

Stop seeking political relevance with FG criticism – Ekiti PDP to Fayose

Stop seeking political relevance with FG criticism – Ekiti PDP to Fayose

A faction of the Ekiti Peoples Democratic Party, has called on the state Governor to focus on the many problems of the state instead of seeking political relevance with his regular criticism on Federal Government policies. The group says Fayose continued to comment on national issues while the self-inflicted crisis in his state needed attention. The group, in […]

EFCC quizes former Enugu Governor Chime over N450m fund

EFCC quizes former Enugu Governor Chime over N450m fund

Former Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Iheanachor Chime was on Wednesday June 8, 2016 quizzed by the Economic Financial and Crime Commission. Chime is being interogatted in connection with the $115 million cash allegedly disbursed by Fidelity Bank on the instruction of the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke during the re-election bid of the former […]

Sheriff group against PDP BoT endorsement of Makarfi

Sheriff group against PDP BoT endorsement of Makarfi

The party members supporting the ousted National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has kicked against the handover of the party secretariat to the Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee. One of the members of the Sheriff-led group and former National Secretary of the PDP, Prof. Wale Oladipo, described the handover of the secretariat by […]

Aluko denies reconciliation with Fayose, says it was stage-managed

Aluko denies reconciliation with Fayose, says it was stage-managed

Former Secretary of the Ekiti Peoples Democratic Party, Tope Aluko, has denied any reconciliation with the Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose.  Aluko told journalists at the Renaissance Hotel on Tuesday evening, that his previous reconciliation video with Fayose at at the VIP section of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, on Sunday, was stage-managed by some […]

Eighteen months after, Osoba returns to APC, dumps SDP

Eighteen months after, Osoba returns to APC, dumps SDP

Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, announced on Sunday that he had returned to the All Progressives Congress eighteen months after leaving the party. Osoba told journalists after a closed-door reconciliation meeting with APC leaders in his Bourdillon home in Ikoyi, that the feud he has with the leadership of the party was over. […]

Tinubu picks Akande for APC BoT chair, Atiku continues race

Tinubu picks Akande for APC BoT chair, Atiku continues race

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has halted his plan of becoming the party’s chairman of the Board of Trusteesbut picked former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande for the position. Though, Asiwaju has stepped down in the B0T chairmanship race to support Chief Akande, the former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar continues in the race. […]

Buhari tells Nigerians abroad, ‘We’ll move Nigeria forward quickly’

Buhari tells Nigerians abroad, ‘We’ll move Nigeria forward quickly’

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Washington DC assured Nigerians in the diaspora of his administration’s determination to move the country forward as rapidly as possible. Speaking at an audience with a group of Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in various professions in the United States, President Buhari said that the present administration is fully committed […]

Fuel statement: Tinubu right to critique Kachikwu – S’South APC

Fuel statement: Tinubu right to critique Kachikwu – S’South APC

The South-South and the South-East chapters of the All Progressives Congress have given their supports to the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for criticizing the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu. In a statement signed by the party’s National Vice-Chairman, South South,  Hilliard Eta, in Abuja on Sunday, they have asked that Mr Kachikwu resigned his […]

Ex-PDP govs may form forum after neglect by party successors

Ex-PDP govs may form forum after neglect by party successors

Some former governors in the Peoples Democratic Party said on Thursday that they were contemplating forming a forum of former governors and former deputy governors after neglect by their successors. The former governors and deputy governors of the PDP spoke in Abuja when they met with the party’s National Chairman, Senator Modu Sheriff, at the party’s national headquarters. […]

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