PDP USA welcomes Atiku, Saraki, Chidoka, others…

A group, PDP Diaspora Initiative, based in the USA has felicitated with the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his visit to Washington DC, USA.  In a release signed by its National Publicity Secretary Chidi Igwe, PDP Diaspora Initiative noted that: “Mr. Atiku Abubakar’s three-day visit to the United States…

Attacks: Saraki urges kinsmen to remain calm…

LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has returned to Ilorin from Erin-Ile in Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara State where he had gone to address a political rally and to sympathise with his family members, who were allegedly attacked by thugs of a factional All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in…

Atiku: I will end insecurity in Plateau if elected President…

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has promised to end insecurity in Plateau, if elected Nigeria’s President in the Feb. 16 general elections. Atiku said this on Saturday, at the party’s presidential rally organised in Jos, the capital of Plateau State. He promised to unite all warring groups and…

“I’m In Danger”, Claims Saraki…

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Friday, raised concern over his safety and those of his political supporters in his state, Kwara. Saraki, Director-general of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, at a news conference in Abuja, accused the security agencies of giving cover to people who were unleashing violence on the…

Atiku Promises To Run Youth-Driven Administration…

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has promised to run a youth-driven administration if given the mandate in February 16 general election. Atiku gave the commitment on Thursday at the PDP presidential campaign in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital. According to the presidential hopeful, the essence of running the youth driven…

2019: We’ll resist attempt to annex Kwara to South West...

SENATE President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said that people of Kwara State will resist plans by members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidates in the coming general elections to annex the state to South West. Speaking at the flag off of Peoples Democratic Party PDP campaign at Bode Saadu in Moro local…

Saraki Fumes At IG As Police Continue Invasion Of Melaye’s...

File photo Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has lashed out at the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, accusing him of playing partisan politics with his position. Saraki’s accusations come on the heels of the continued police invasion of a residence belonging to Senator Melaye, the lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District. Melaye had in a series of…

2019 budget hopeless, says Saraki…

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has described as hopeless the 2019 budget proposal presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly on Wednesday. “We all heard the 2019 budget. That is a budget that has no hope for anybody because when you look at the statistics and the figures, there is…

2019: It won’t be winner takes all, Atiku promises GNU…

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has declared that it won’t be a winner takes all affairs if he emerges victorious in the 2019 presidential election. Atiku said the PDP would run an all-inclusive government with the institution of a Government of National Unity (GNU), which according to him,…

Senate adjourns to allow PDP lawmakers attend NEC meeting…

The Senate on Thursday adjourned plenary to allow Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) lawmakers attend National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of their party. The lawmakers, who adjourned after an executive session that lasted about an hour, did not consider any item on the Order Paper. READ ALSO: Ochanya: Absence of presiding magistrate stalls court proceedings The News Agency…

Senate confirms Olukoyede as EFCC scribe…

Senate The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Mr Olanipekun Olukoyede as Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The confirmation followed a report submitted by Sen. Chukwuka Utazi, Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti Corruption and Financial Crimes, which recommended the confirmation of Olukoyede’s appointment. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls…

No crisis’ll stop elections –Lasun…

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, has said nothing can stop next year’s general elections in the country.  Lasun said this yesterday, in Abuja, during the opening of the Second Ordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament. Reacting to fears that elections may not…