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PDP Crisis: Supreme Court strikes out Modu Sheriff’s motion seeking to stop Makarfi’s appeal

Sheriff vs Makarfi

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out application by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff, seeking to stop the party’s appeal against him. The Justice Walter Onnoghen-led court consequently granted the appeal filed by the sacked Caretaker Committee Chairman of the party, Ahmed Makarfi on behalf of PDP. Recall that a Port Harcourt Appeal ... Read More »

Ekiti 2018 Election: I will contest to complete my tenure – Fayose

Gov. Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has declared that he would contest the 2018 gubernatorial election so that he could serve his term which was truncated through anvorchestrated illegal impeachment in 2006. It would be recalled that the Supreme Court in 2014 nullified the impeachment saga that ousted Fayose from office about seven months to the end of his first ... Read More »

Barr. Gboyega Oguntuase: Sheriff’s co- conspirators, PDP defectors will regret their actions

Gboyega Oguntuase

A warning has gone to those defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and posing as fifth columnists within the party to retrace their steps or regret their actions in future. The PDP factional Chairman in Ekiti State, Barrister Gboyega Oguntuase, who made the statements in Ado Ekiti , on Monday , said those defecting to other party and also joining ... Read More »

Bola Tinubu warns military against coup

Bola Tinubu

A National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, on Monday warned the military against staging any coup. Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State issued the warning in an address to the State House of Assembly. He warned the military that, “there is no place for them in Lagos and in the country.” Tinubu said, “We will ... Read More »

President Buhari handed over to me- Osinbajo clarifies

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo last night via his twitter handle, addressed the speculations making the rounds that President Buhari did not properly hand over power to him. Responding to a twitter user who asked why President Buhari did not hand over the affiars of the country to him, Osinbajo said President Buhari did transfer power to him and that he ... Read More »

You are playing with fire- FFK reacts to allegations of some “cabals” attempting to stop Osinbajo from being acting president

Yesterday there was an uproar in the polity after it was discovered that President Buhari’s letter to the senate regarding his medical trip to the UK, did not indicate that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo would assume the office of an acting president. Rather the letter said he would be coordinating the activities of government”. Senator Mao Ohuabunwa at the senate ... Read More »

Party primaries: Option A4 most transparent – Dogara


Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has called for the adoption of direct voting method where all card carrying members of political parties are allowed to choose candidates who will represent their parties in elections. The Speaker said this on Thursday, while responding to a request from a delegation from the Conference of Female Parliamentarians of State ... Read More »

PDP crisis: Sheriff dumps Jonathan’s peace move, blames Makarfi

Ali Modu Sheriff

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has pulled out of the reconciliation move of the former President Goodluck Jonathan to resolve the party’s leadership crisis. Recall that Sheriff, two weeks ago, alleged that the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike gave former President Goodluck Jonathan N50 million to organise the party’s stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja. On ... Read More »

INEC Declares Accord Party Candidate Winner of Warri by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the Accord Party candidate, Princess Shola Ogbemi Daibo winner of the just concluded Warri South Constituency I by-election into the Delta State House of Assembly. INEC Local Government Collation and Returning Officer, Mr Olatunbosun Odusanya declared the result Wednesday Night. Odunsanya disclosed that Princess Shola Ogbemi Daibo polled 5546 votes to beat ... Read More »

APC Leaders Disappointed and Angry with President Buhari…See Details

There is anxiety within the All Progressives Congress as many party members who helped Buhari become President have complained of neglect and disappointment. President Muhammadu Buhari State chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some national officers yesterday registered their disappointment with the national leadership of the party over the inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to reward party members, ... Read More »

Buhari Now Operating as Part- Time President – Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says President Muhammadu Buhari has now become a part-time and ceremonial President who is only seen during the Friday Jumat service at the Presidential Villa. Speaking on Sunday, through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, the governor said it was necessary for Nigerians to be properly informed about ... Read More »

BREAKING! Senator Isiaka Adeleke Is Dead

The three-term Senator currently representing Osun West Senatorial district having won the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2015. Mr. Adeleke died today at Bikets Hospital in Oshogbo the Osun state capital after suffering a heart attack according to family sources. He was 62 years. Read More »

President Buhari Condoles with Osun Govt, National Assembly Over Death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke

Buhari in a condolence message issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday, described the late lawmaker as “the gentle and kind-hearted former Governor of Osun’’. He said that Adeleke had passionately and relentlessly championed the cause of the less-privileged and most vulnerable in Nigeria. According to him, the sudden loss of ... Read More »

“Amaechi Tried To Bribe Me” – Inyang Okoro Accuses Minister

One of the Supreme Court Justices arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services Justice John Inyang Okoro, has accused Minister of Transport Rotimi Amachi of having attempted to bribe him over three election petitions matters that were resolved earlier this year. In a letter addressed to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Okoro narrated his ordeal in the ... Read More »

Presidency Passes Vote Of Confidence On Emefiele

The Presidency appears to have passed a vote of confidence on the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, following the moves by some members of the House of Representatives to remove him from office. A Presidency source said, at the weekend, that the Federal Government has confidence in Emefiele to see the country, alongside top government ... Read More »

Gov. Yahaya Bello Approves N156m for the Completion of 22 Abandoned Water Projects

To avoid waste of resources committed to projects by the previous administration, Kogi State government has approved the sum of N156m for the completion of 22 abandoned water projects across the three senatorial zones of the state. The state’s Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr. Salami Ozigi, who made the disclosure at a news conference in Lokoja, over the weekend, said ... Read More »

Arrest Patience Jonathan Now, She Is Not Above The Law – APC

. – Comrade Timi Frank has said that Nigeria’s ex-First Lady, Patience Jonathan is not above the law – The scribe of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said Dame Patience is not above the law – Timi Frank has asked the ex-First Lady to go clear her name before the EFCC Chief scribe of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade ... Read More »

President Buhari’s Message On Eid-El-Kabir To Nigerians (READ)

. Fellow Compatriots, as you celebrate the Eid-El-Kabir, I salute your steadfastness in spite of the difficult economic times the country is going through. The lessons of the Eid are piety and sacrifice and, my dear brothers and sisters, you have exhibited these in equal measure. The present recession is as a result of cumulative effects of worldwide economic downturn ... Read More »

President Buhari’s Message On Eid-El-Kabir To Nigerians (READ)

Fellow Compatriots, as you celebrate the Eid-El-Kabir, I salute your steadfastness in spite of the difficult economic times the country is going through. The lessons of the Eid are piety and sacrifice and, my dear brothers and sisters, you have exhibited these in equal measure. The present recession is as a result of cumulative effects of worldwide economic downturn and ... Read More »

Man Caught With 25 Permanent Voters Card (Pvcs) In Edo State

WITH few days to the election, a middle-aged man was, weekend, arrested with about 25 Permanent Voters Card (PVCs) at Ugo in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state. The man was alleged to have been luring people by telling them that whosoever submits his/her PVC would be given a N200,000 empowerment loan. A resident of the area, who was ... Read More »

EFCC: We Stopped Sunday Karim From Traveling Abroad Over Arms Scandal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says a member of the House of Representatives who was barred from traveling out of the country on Thursday is wanted for his alleged links to the arms procurement scandal. Sunday Karim, a Peoples Democratic Party member representing Kogi State, was stopped by the State Security Service at the Abuja International Airport as ... Read More »

Court Bars Police, DSS, INEC From Interfering

Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja In yet another ruling from a court of concurrent jurisdiction, a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered the police, Department of State Security (DSS) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to interfere with the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled to hold ... Read More »

Police Invite Dogara, Others For Alleged Budget Padding

AIG Ali heads probe panel APC meets with Speaker, Jibrin Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has raised a five-man special team to probe the alleged padding of the budget by House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and some of his principal officers. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) Amodu Ali-led Special Investigative Panel (SIP) has invited Dogara, his ... Read More »

Must Read!List Of 31 Ex-Governors That Will Face Corruption Charges(Godswill Akpabio,Obong Victor Attah Incuded)

Senate President Bukola Saraki, factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff; and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, are among 31 former governors whose alleged corruption cases investigated by the anti-graft agencies are likely to be reopened soon. The PUNCH had exclusively reported on Tuesday that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar ... Read More »

We Will Takeover Nigeria-APC Chairman Boasts

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress has boasted about winning the entire South-east and South-south regions. The All Progressives Congress, APC has kicked off the gubernatorial election campaign in Edo State for its flagbearer, Godwin Obaseki in high spirits and high hopes. The honourable National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has expressed his expectation of the ... Read More »

Okupe To EFCC: I’ve Heart Problem, Please Don’t Detain Me

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday confirmed a fresh grilling of Dr. Doyin Okupe, who was a former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Okupe was questioned over alleged N162million illicit payments to him and his companies by a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), and Chanchaga Local Government in Niger State. But the former ... Read More »