APC group, PDP, SDP, Obasanjo’s CNM, others to form new party

A grand coalition of opposition political parties, including a chunk of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and influential political stakeholders across the country is being firmed up ahead of the 2019 general election to wrest power from President Muhammadu Buhari’s party. The new coalition may be unveiled in the next few weeks in a move designed to jolt all political permutations towards the next … Continue reading APC group, PDP, SDP, Obasanjo’s CNM, others to form new party

Nigeria as Buhari’s ‘Suara Sobo’ lorry -Festus Adedayo

Nigeria of the 1950s and early 1960s had very many interesting personalities. Western Region had its fair share of such. One of them was a man named Suara Sobo (Sobo pronounced as Sorbor). He was a prominent transporter who held the transportation industry of the time by its jugular. An Ibadan man of the Opo Yeosa clan who lived in an area now known as Ring … Continue reading Nigeria as Buhari’s ‘Suara Sobo’ lorry -Festus Adedayo

JUST IN: SARS Operatives Arrest, Detain Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye, who doubles as the chairman, senate committee on the Federal Capital territory, FCT, representing Kogi West was on Tuesday morning, arrested by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS. Melaye was this morning, taken to the SARS detention facility located just opposite the old Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN junction along the Area 1 expressway. The SARS detention facility is reputed for … Continue reading JUST IN: SARS Operatives Arrest, Detain Dino Melaye

APC Splits Over Oyegun, Oshiomhole’s Ambitions

The ambitions of two leaders of Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, have caused a split among state chairpersons of the party. The current National Chairman of the APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, and a former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, both seek to emerge the national chairman of the party at its forthcoming convention. While Mr Odigie-Oyegun seeks to retain his position, Mr Oshiomhole, who is believed to … Continue reading APC Splits Over Oyegun, Oshiomhole’s Ambitions

A true leader should not expose his citizens abroad – Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, cautions Buhari over anti-youths’ comment in UK

  THE President of Uganda, Yoweri Musevei, has taken President Buhari to task for his anti-youth statement during the just-concluded Commonwealth meeting in London, the United Kingdom. The angry Gambian leader reportedly said he was taken aback by President Buhari’s statement when he said Nigerian youths are lazy and always want everything given them free. He said this statement is untrue considering the fact Nigerian … Continue reading A true leader should not expose his citizens abroad – Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, cautions Buhari over anti-youths’ comment in UK

Lazy Youths: “Critics Inciting Youths Against Buhari” – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture , Lai Mohammed , says President Muhammadu Buhari has passion and concern for Nigerian youths, as opposed to what the critics of his administration want the people to believe. He said this on Friday in Abeokuta, Ogun State while fielding questions from journalists at the ongoing African Drum Festival . The minister dismissed reports quoting President Buhari as describing all … Continue reading Lazy Youths: “Critics Inciting Youths Against Buhari” – Lai Mohammed

BREAKING!!!: Police Arrest Senator Dino Melaye

The Senator representing Kogi west,  Dino melaye have been reportedly arrested this morning on his way to Morroco. A twit on his Facebook account dated today accused the federal government of Nigeria for his arrest. The Nigeria Police Force has recently declared Senator Melaye wanted for Gun Possession and allied offences. More details later…. Continue reading BREAKING!!!: Police Arrest Senator Dino Melaye

20 Killed, many injured, as herdsmen attack Ortom’s village

By Joseph Wantu, Makurdi.  Again, Fulani herdsmen last Friday night and early yesterday invaded Saghev Ward of Guma Local Government Council, Benue State, killing more than 20 people.Sources from the area told The Guardian that the affected communities are Tse-Abi, Tse-Ginde, Tse-Peviv, Tse-Ikyo, Agenke and Gbenke settlements, while an official of the local council also said over 10 corpses have been recovered with many others injured. … Continue reading 20 Killed, many injured, as herdsmen attack Ortom’s village

2019: PDP considering changing name, holds emergency meeting

Reports reaching SW shows that there are moves by the Peoples Democratic Party towards changing its name. This was to accommodate one of the conditions given by those who left the party before the 2015 general elections, This decision is said to be the outcome of its discussions with defectors and other members of other political parties that had been contacted to return to the … Continue reading 2019: PDP considering changing name, holds emergency meeting

Our Entire Democracy Is In Danger – Atiku 

Atiku Abubakar has condemned the theft of Mace at the Senate describing it as an assault on Nigeria’s democracy. In a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja and published on Facebook , Atiku said he is disappointed. “I am utterly embarrassed, shocked and outraged by this ugly development because it is not only a threat to a major democratic institution but also represents a grave … Continue reading Our Entire Democracy Is In Danger – Atiku 

APC releases timetable for National Convention, Congresses

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released a time table for its National Convention and Congresses. The timetable was released by the party’s national organizing secretary, Osita Izunaso, on Wednesday, April 18. In a mail sent to NAIJ.com, it was noted that the ruling party scheduled its National Convention for May 14, while ward congresses have been slated for May 2. Congresses for local government … Continue reading APC releases timetable for National Convention, Congresses

Breaking News: Senator Ovie Omo-Agege Arrested by the Nigeria Police.

Reports from the Natinal Assembly hass it that Senator ovie Omo-Agege reported leader of the hoodlums that seized the maze in the Senate has finally being arrested by the Nigeria Police in Abuja. The Senator was suspended last week by the Saraki led Senate. Omo-Agege has been reportedly taken to the Nigerian Police Headquarters for questioning. More details later…. Continue reading Breaking News: Senator Ovie Omo-Agege Arrested by the Nigeria Police.

Two Reps members dump PDP for APGA

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lost two of its members in the House of Representatives to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). The two members, Ben Nwankwo and Anayo Nnebe, both from Anambra State made their decisions known in separate letters read on the floor of the House by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. The duo claimed that there was division in the state chapter … Continue reading Two Reps members dump PDP for APGA

2019 Election! Buhari Appoints Festus Keyamo As Spokesperson For His 2019 Presidential Campaigns — Oraks News Hub

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Festus Keyamo, as the Director, Strategic Communications in respect to the forthcoming 2019 presidential campaigns. Consequently, Keyamo is now the official spokesperson for the 2019 presidential campaigns of President Buhari. The lawyer shared the letter of appointment on his Twitter page writing: “With this […] via 2019 Election! Buhari Appoints Festus Keyamo As Spokesperson … Continue reading 2019 Election! Buhari Appoints Festus Keyamo As Spokesperson For His 2019 Presidential Campaigns — Oraks News Hub

I see a new Nigeria in the hands of God – Obasanjo — AdeLove.com|Best Nigerian Blog

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says he has seen a “new Nigeria in the hands of God”. Obasanjo said this on Thursday when he registered as a member of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM). The elder statesman said the movement would raise the standard of political leadership and governance. “Coalition for Nigeria Movement is proposed […] via I see a new Nigeria in the hands of … Continue reading I see a new Nigeria in the hands of God – Obasanjo — AdeLove.com|Best Nigerian Blog

Badaru, Akeredolu Chairs APC convention Committee

The All Progressives Congress has constituted a 68-member National Convention Committee. The list of the committee members was released by the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Sunday. The list indicated that the Governor of Jigawa State,  Abubakar  Badaru, will chair the committee while the Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, will be his deputy. Senator Ben Uwajomogu was named as member/Secretary. Also listed … Continue reading Badaru, Akeredolu Chairs APC convention Committee

Reordered election battle: We can’t be disbanded – Pro-Buhari senators

Members of the Parliamentary Support Group (PSG) for President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday faulted the Senate’s resolution disbanding their association, saying they cannot be intimidated. PSG was formed as a result of the passage of the amendment made to the 2010 Electoral Act on February 14 this year.  The group was against the reordered election sequence said to be targeted at President Buhari. The Senate on … Continue reading Reordered election battle: We can’t be disbanded – Pro-Buhari senators

2019: IBB endorses SDP

2019: IBB endorses SDP Former Military President and chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, General Ibrahim Babangida, IBB, yesterday shocked many when he openly declared support for the Social Democratic Party, SDP, led by former Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, Chief Olu Falae. Speaking in Minna over the weekend when the national leadership of the party visited him at his hill-top mansion in … Continue reading 2019: IBB endorses SDP

Yakasai, Waku, Na’Abba, seek IBB’s support for new association

The Chairman of Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly (NLSA), Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, yesterday led members of the Steering Committee to Minna, to seek the support of former military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda. On the entourage of the chairman were former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’aba, two former ministers of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Muhammad and Mohammed Abba Gana; … Continue reading Yakasai, Waku, Na’Abba, seek IBB’s support for new association

Politics “I haven’t done too badly,” Buhari tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that given the condition his administration met the country, without savings and the economy badly vandalized, he has “not done too badly.” Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina quoted Buhari as saying this in London Sunday while receiving the Buhari Diaspora Support Organization led by Charles Efe Sylvester. President Buhari said wicked people plundered the country and kept the citizens poor. He … Continue reading Politics “I haven’t done too badly,” Buhari tells Nigerians

PMB Hosts Tinubu In London

President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on an official leave in London, met with the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Sunday, April 15, Femi Adesina, a presidential spokesperson, has said. Buhari and Tinubu in London. Credit: Presidency Buhari had, days before his journey, visited Lagos where he attended a colloquium in honour of Rinubu, a respected politician … Continue reading PMB Hosts Tinubu In London

Real concerns Archbishop Welby raised before Buhari

• President Disappears From Abuja House • Presidency Silent On Meeting With May Contrary to official statement from the Presidency concerning the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop Justin Portal Welby, it has emerged that the Anglican cleric raised concerns about the security situation in Nigeria, particularly attacks on Christian communities. This is coming just as The Guardian gathered that … Continue reading Real concerns Archbishop Welby raised before Buhari

We Pay N1.5billion To Poorest Nigerians Monthly – VP Osinbajo Says

We Pay N1.5billion To Poorest Nigerians Monthly – VP Osinbajo Says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the present administration is paying N5,000 monthly to over 300,000 of the poorest families across the country. The vice president said the payment was being done without discrimination along party lines. Speaking on Thursday in Umuahia at the launch of Abia State Tele-Health Support Centre, Osinbajo said the federal government … Continue reading We Pay N1.5billion To Poorest Nigerians Monthly – VP Osinbajo Says