2019: I’ll reward hardwork, loyalty this time — Buhari…

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assured his supporters that their handwork and loyalty would be adequately rewarded. Buhari gave the assurance in Abuja while delivering a speech at the inauguration of his support group tagged, “ Together Nigeria’’. The event was organised by the Buhari Support Organisation. Buhari, who expressed gratitude to the organisation, said,…

Ladoja’s exit won’t stop Oyo ADC from winning 2019 poll,...

The exit of former Oyo State Governor Rashidi Ladoja from the African Democratic Congress (ADC) will not stop the party from winning next year’s governorship election, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin said yesterday. Lanlehin, who is the party’s governorship candidate, addressed reporters for the first time after the exit of his leader, Ladoja, from ADC to Zenith…

Shettima, Ambode to aggrieved Southwest APC members: submit to party’s...

Borno and Lagos States’ Governors Kashim Shettima and Akinwunmi Ambode have urged aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) members in Lagos and Ogun states to abide by the party’s decision on the last primaries. They stressed that the party’s decision was superior to any other. Shettima is the Chairman of APC National Peace and Reconciliation Committee…

Court okays nullified Rivers APC congresses…

An Appeal panel in Port Harcourt,  Rivers State capital, yesterday, struck out the three appeals by factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ojukaye Flag Amachree, challenging the October 10 judgment of a High court on the outcome of the party’s congresses. Twenty-three aggrieved APC members, who protested their exclusion from the ward, council,…

Sign Electoral Amendment Bill now, Atiku, Ezekwesili tell Buhari…

President Muhammadu Buhari is under intense pressure to sign the controversial Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill into law. Presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar and the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili yesterday joined those urging the President to have a rethink on his decision not to sign the…

INEC: we’ll conduct 2019 polls with existing laws…

Advocates of a new electoral law may have lost their battle. President Muhammadu Buhari has returned the Electoral Bill to the National Assembly, stating why he did not sign it. And yesterday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it was moving ahead with its preparation for next year’s general elections despite the President’s stand….

May promises to step down before 2022 election…

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has said she will step down as Conservative party leader before the next general election scheduled in 2022, the BBC and other media quoted Conservative lawmakers as saying. May delivered a speech to the party’s 317 lawmakers ahead of a no-confidence vote that she is expected to win in spite…

Atiku assures women of strong representation, if elected…

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has pledged to give women a strong representation in his government, if elected in 2019. Abubakar made the pledge during an interactive session with Nigerian women on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that he decided to have his first interaction with women because the PDP had…

EFCC releases Doyin Okupe…

A former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan Doyin Okupe, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC). The PDP had on Monday night by its spokesman, Kolapo Ologbondiyan on his official twitter handle announced the arrest of the former presidential aide. The Nation had on the 9th of December reported that he was…

Adamu to Obasanjo: You are pushing your luck too far…

Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, on Wednesday said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo, is pushing his luck too far over his constant attack of President Muhammadu Buhari. Adamu who represents Nasarawa West Senatorial District called attention to what he described as Obasanjo’s “indecorous” and “undignified” criticisms of President Buhari. He noted that…

2019: Kaduna APC commences campaign, presents flags to candidates…

  The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State on Wednesday commenced its 2019 campaign and presented flags to Senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly candidates. Addressing the crowd at Kaduna Township stadium, APC Deputy National Organising Secretary, Muhammed Sani, urged them to vote for all APC candidates from state to federal…

Obasanjo is confused, says Presidency…

The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed the recent utterances by former president Olusegun Obasanjo, as a sign of confusion not worthy of attention. Obasanjo has been against the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said that whoever Obasanjo chooses to support at the…