2019: PDP members in diaspora caution INEC on free, fair...

THE United Kingdom chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to provide a level playing field for all political parties contesting in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. In a joint press statement yesterday by the interim chairman, Mr Osahon Igiebor and nine others, and made…

Group condemns invasion of Ondo House of Assembly by hoodlums…

A political support group – Buhari Next Level Movement, has thrown its power behind the government in its determination to investigate the invasion of Ondo State House of Assembly. The state coordinator of the group, Engineer Adewole Adeoti, in a chat with newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, praised the federal government for wading into the…

Those who left Ajimobi, Oyo APC regretting decision ― Alaafin,...

THE Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and renowned preacher, Sheik Muyideen Bello have avowed that those who left the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the crisis and turned their back on Governor Abiola Ajimobi were bound to regret their decision to leave the party. The duo, in their separate remarks, stated this on Tuesday…

BREAKING: Kashamu, Abati to fly PDP flag for governorship in...

Buruji Kashamu Senator Buruji Kashamu representing Ogun East in the National Assembly has accepted to fly the flag of the Ogun PDP in the 2019 elections. Senator Kashamu at a meeting of PDP leaders was persuased to run as governorship candidate of the party. Dr Reuben Abati will run alongside him as deputy governorship candidate….

Fashola gives reasons South West will re-elect Buhari…

Babatunde Fashola THE Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) says the South West has more to gain by re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. Fashola, who was in Lagos on Tuesday for the inauguration of 5000-foot soldiers for the campaign of Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said that…

I represented Kaduna central to the best of my ability...

THE Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability. He made this known while speaking with newsmen at the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Kaduna on Tuesday. The senator who said he had  made…

How Obama influenced Nigeria’s 2015 election, Jonathan reveals in new...

Goodluck Jonathan and Barack Obama (file photo) Nigeria’s former President Good luck Jonathan has accused the United States former President Barack Obama for interfering with the country’s 2015 presidential election. Jonathan at the launch of his book, “The Transition Hours,” in Abuja, on Tuesday, in on of the chapters, recalled how Obama sent his then…

Ogun 2019: Godfatherism, major threat to development ― ANRP gov...

OGUN State governorship candidate of Abundance Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), Mr. Adewale Omoniyi, has described godfatherism as a major threat to development, saying it encouraged the diversion of public funds to political leaders. Omoniyi said this while addressing newsmen in Lagos, but quickly stated that the people and not godfathers were behind his aspiration, promising…

Lai Mohammed pays condolence visits to families of deceased Kwara...

Lai Mohammed THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday, visited the families of the Kwara All Progressives Congress (APC) members who died in a road crash between Omu-Aran and Oro in Kwara State on Sunday. The Minister, who was accompanied by Kwara APC Chairman Bashir Bolarinwa, House of Representatives Member-elect Tunji…

Corruption: Nigeria heading for doom ― Ayo Salami…

FORMER president, Court of Appeal of Nigeria, Justice Issa Ayo Salami, has raised the alarm over the current level of corruption in the country, saying that the country is heading for a doom if it fails in its continued fight against corruption and corrupt people. This is just as the Auditor General for the federation,…