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Police seals APC Secretariat

The Police Command in Enugu State, on Tuesday sealed the Enugu office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over leadership tussle between the two factions of the party. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who visited the office reports that a police squad led by the Commissioner, Mohammed Danmallam…

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Osun 2018: Police speaks of Aregbesola giving its officers N50, 000

The Nigeria Police said their personnel did not receive the sum of fifty thousand naira from Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, as being speculated in some quarters. They were reacting to a report that policemen and other security agencies serving in the state were given the money ahead of the…

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Biafra: Kalu reveals Nnamdi Kanu’s location after meeting with IBB

Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Tuesday said the leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is in London. He claimed that Kanu fled to the United Kingdom during the time the military were looking for him. Kalu disclosed this in an interview with newsmen…

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Boko Haram: Amnesty International reacts to killing of Saifura, calls for immediate action against insurgents

Amnesty International has condemned the killing of Saifura Khorsa, a humanitarian worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) by the Boko Haram terrorists. Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty International, Nigeria in a statement released on Tuesday expressed regrets that humanitarian workers providing health care for victims of…

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Buhari storms Osun for APC mega rally

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday stormed Osogbo, the Osun State capital. Buhari is in the state to participate in the mega rally organised to support the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, ahead of the Saturday’s governorship election. Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad disclosed…

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2019: Tambuwal discloses decision he will take if he fails to emerge as PDP Presidential candidate

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on Tuesday, assured that he will accept the outcome of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Presidential primary. Tambuwal, a PDP Presidential aspirant made the disclosure in Birnin Kebbi, the Kebbi State capital while meeting with stakeholders of the party as part of his familiarisation…

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Osun election: Police Commission issues stern warning to officers, provides mobile lines for complaints

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has warned policemen that will be on duty during Saturday’s Osun governorship election against unethical conducts. The commission`s Chairman, Musiliu Smith, gave the warning on Tuesday in Abuja, in a statement by the Head, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ikechukwu Ani. Smith warned that any…

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Bafarawa advises EFCC on Fayose, reveals how he will defeat Buhari

Former Governor of Sokoto State and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to stop intimidating Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose with its threat to investigate him on alleged corruption and misconduct in public…

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Federal High Court bars judges from granting ex parte orders in political cases

The Federal High Court on Monday barred its judges across the federation from granting ex parte orders in any political case brought before the court. It also directed that all pending political cases that could affect the opportunity of candidates to pursue their political ambitions, should be concluded before the…

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Court orders arrest of Senator Uzodinma

An Abuja court has ordered the police to arrest Senator Hope Uzodinma (Orlu Zone, Imo West) and produce him before September 25, 2018. Justice Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa Abuja gave the order on Tuesday, following Uzodinma’s failure to attend court, to respond to a direct…

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2019: What’ll determine Nigeria’s fate – Makarfi warns APC

The immediate past National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi has said that how the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies conduct the 2019 general elections will determine the fate of Nigeria. Makarfi made the assertion during an interactive session with newsmen…

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Why Nigerian soldiers are being killed by Boko Haram – Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former Aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has blamed the acclaimed defeat of Boko Haram by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for being responsible for the death of Nigerian soldiers. Omokri made the statement while reacting to the death of Miss Saifura Hussaini Khorsa, an aid worker, by the…

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Tinubu: I have ‘medicine to defeat godfather terrorising Lagos’ – Saraki

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has promised to ensure that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, produces the next governor of Lagos State. Speaking during his meeting with PDP delegates at the party’s secretariat yesterday, Saraki said he has “the medicine of the man who regards himself as godfather terrorising Lagos…

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Buhari not a leader, Nigeria has 17 security heads from North – Ohanaeze youths

Ohanaze Ndigbo Youths have knocked President Muhammadu Buhari over his appointment of Yusuf Bichi as the Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS. Their condemnation followed a similar reaction by the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN. Bichi, a Kano indigene, replaced acting DG, Matthew Seiyefa of Bayelsa origin. The youths, after…

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Buhari won’t contest on Facebook, Kwankwaso’s supporters now in APC – Bello

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has mocked those predicting defeat for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. He told critics that the President was not in a contest on Facebook, and that elections are won and lost at polling booths, not on social media. Bello spoke Monday after a…

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Presidential ticket: PDP screens Atiku, Saraki, Kwankwaso, others on Thursday

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BoT, panel will on Thursday meet and screen all presidential aspirants on its platform ahead of the 2019 general elections. The panel was set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants. The 12-man panel, headed…

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Boko Haram reportedly threatens to kill Leah Sharibu after Saifura is shot dead

Boko Haram has reportedly threatened to kill Leah Sharibu, the remaining Dapchi schoolgirl in Boko Haram captivity. According to The Cable, the insurgents claimed they had contacted the government over captives in its stronghold, but did not get any response. “We contacted the government through writing and also sent audio…

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2019: Bafarawa speaks on dumping PDP

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Attahiru Bafarawa, has insisted that he will remain in the party until he quits politics. Bafarawa stated this while appearing on RoadMap 2019, a programme on Channels Television. According to the former Sokoto Governor, PDP is now truly…

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2019: Only Governor Ayade can decide on issue of automatic ticket – PDP Chairman

Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State, Ntufam Edim Inok, has disclosed that only the state governor, Prof Ben Ayade that can reverse the issue of automatic ticket in the state. Speaking on the issue at the PDP Secretariat on Monday, Inok revealed that instructions from the…

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ICPC, NYSC stop investigation into Kemi Adeosun’s forged certificate

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, on Monday said that it had stopped investigations into the use of a forged exemption certificate of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, by former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun. The ICPC stated this just as the NYSC admitted…

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