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2019: CAN warns Nigerian politicians against using youths for thuggery

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has warned political leaders at all levels to involve the Nigerian youths in the nation building instead of using them for thuggery and all forms of electoral malpractices. The Christian umbrella, while making this clarion call, also charged the Nigerian youths to be patriotic, dedicated, hardworking, committed, optimistic, focused […]

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2019: We must take away power from incompetent government – Tambuwal

The Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal has described the All Progressive Congress, APC, administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari as a government of grossly incompetent people. Tambuwal, who is the governor of Sokoto state, made this known in Abakaliki during his consultation visit to the governor of Ebonyi state, […]

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Yusuf Magaji: Buhari can ‘fire and hire’ anybody – Presidency replies critics over appointment of new DSS DG

The Presidency, on Friday attacked those condemning the appointment of Yusuf Magaji as the new Director-General of the Department of State Service, DSS. There are reports that Buhari had in a statement through his Spokesman, Garba Shehu,appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director General of the security agency.  Magaji replaces Matthew Seiyeifa, a native of […]

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Buhari accepts Adeosun’s resignation as Finance Minister, names Zainab Ahmed as replacement

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. Buhari thanked Adeosun for her services to the nation and wished her well in her future pursuits. It was reported that Adeosun, who […]

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Herdsmen reportedly hold dozens of women captive in Adamawa

Dozens of women are reportedly being held by suspected Fulani herdsmen after a raid on Gwon, Bolki and Nzumosu communities in Numan local government area of Adamawa State. The member representing Numan constituency at the state House of Assembly, Mrs. Sodom Tayedi confirmed the incident. She explained that the villages were attacked during the week […]

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Kemi Adesoun’s resignation can’t redeem you in 2019 – Junaid Mohammed tells Buhari

A Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed on Friday reacted to the resignation of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. Adeosun had on Friday reportedly resigned her appointment as Minister of Finance. Her resignation from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet may not be unconnected with her alleged forgery of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, certificate. But speaking, […]

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2019: PDP only exists on Twitter, Whatsapp – Keyamo attacks party for saying APC is doomed

The Director of Media for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, has berated the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for saying the All Progressives Congress, APC, was doomed, following the adoption of President Muhammadu Buhari as its sole Presidential candidate. PDP had on Thursday said with the emergence of Buhari as a sole Presidential candidate “APC […]

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Two factions of APC adopt direct primaries in Cross River

Two factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State have adopted direct primaries to select party candidates for the 2019 general elections in the State, even as they continue in crisis. Both factions have aspirants for various elective positions in the state including governorship position. The state Chairman of the Party, Mr […]

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2019 polls: SDP raises alarm over election violence, killings

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, Friday raised the alarm that the country may return to the dark days of election violence, Killings and thuggery in the 2019 general elections. It also condemned the presidency and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly refusing to expand the democratic space for the opposition political parties across […]

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2019: INEC speaks ahead of parties’ primaries

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is ready for effective monitoring of the primaries of the 91 political parties. Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Anambra, said this on Friday in Awka at the quarterly meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security. Orji said that though […]

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How govt can avoid time bomb scenario in Nigeria – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said the Federal government should urgently build an economy that will support the country’s fast-growing population in other to avoid a “time bomb scenario,” News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. He made the call while speaking at the Religious Leaders’ Consultative Forum on ‘Harnessing Demographic Dividend for Sustainable Development […]

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2019: Tinubu meets Buhari to discuss Ambode’s second-term ambition

President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, were on Thursday night locked in a meeting in Abuja, over Tinubu’s withdrawal of support for the second term aspiration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, ThisDay reports. It is understood that with Buhari’s last-minute intervention, Ambode would likely secure Tinubu’s […]

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Southern, Middle Belt leaders reject appointment of new DSS DG, Yusuf Magaji, blast Buhari

Southern and Middle Belt Leaders, on Thursday rejected the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi, as the new Director-General of the Department of Security Service, DSS by President Muhammadu Buhari. The group in a statement jointly signed by its leaders, Chief E.K Clark (South South) Chief Ayo Adebanjo (South West), Chief John Nwodo (South East) and […]

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Yusuf Magaji Bichi: Duke, Omokri attack Buhari over appointment of new DSS DG

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke and Reno Omokri, erstwhile aide to immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, have reacted to the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as substantive Director-General of the Department of State Security, DSS by President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had in a statement by his Spokesman Garba Shehu, appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi […]

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Osun 2018: APC has declared war on us – Adeleke cries out

The Ademola Adeleke Campaign Organisation has cried out over alleged destruction of billboards of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by agents of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC). The campaign organization also claimed that campaign convoy of the governorship candidate of the PDP, Senator Ademola Adeleke, was breached by a suspected attacker in cream coloured […]