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SDP leader defects to PDP

Mrs Modupe Akindele-Martins, a chieftain of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State, has dumped the party with her supporters for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). She disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Akure on Sunday. Akindele-Martins was the Deputy Governorship Candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in November 2016 election […]

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Amaechi speaks on Senator Akpabio’s defection from PDP to APC

Rotimi Amaechi,the Minister of Transportation, has confirmed that the Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, will soon dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Amaechi, who is the Director-General of President Muhammed Buhari’s campaign organization, made the confirmation in a chat with Sahara Reporters. “I saw him and he confirmed […]

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Saraki: Why Nigerians must hold ‘APC, Buhari responsible if democracy comes near harm’ – PDP

The People Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday urged Nigerians and the international community to hold the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government responsible should “our nation’s democracy fall under any harm in the coming days.” PDP said this while warning that “any attempt by anybody to forcefully take over the control of the National Assembly is […]

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APC rejected by Nigerians, your demand for apology childish – Gov. Umahi tells Oshiomhole

The Governor of Ebonyi state, Chief David Umahi on Sunday stated that the request of the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, demanding him (Umahi) to render an apology is not only childish but pure blackmail aimed at scoring public sympathy. Oshiomhole had on Saturday called on Umahi to tender […]

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2019: Dele Momodu writes Buhari on fight with Saraki, other defectors

Former Presidential candidate and publisher of Ovation magazine, Chief Dele Momodu, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against taking Nigeria back to the days of oppression and suppression. According to him, President Buhari’s alleged attempt to use of security operatives and some senators of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to sack the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, […]

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Dangerous water-weeds shut out eight Delta communities, leave indigenes stranded

Over eight riverine communities have been blocked by Waterweeds, popularly known as hyacinth, in Burutu and Warri South-West Local Government Areas in Delta State. The communities that have been blocked by Waterweeds includes, Isaba, Gbekebor, Obotebe, Ayakoromo, Oyangbene, Eseimogbene, Akparemogbene, Egolegbene among other communities along the Forcados River and its estuaries. The revolving weeds, completely barricaded […]

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Buhari is a dictator, tribalist – Afenifere chieftain, Ayo Adebanjo

A chieftain of Yoruba socio-political organisation, Ayo Adebanjo, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a dictator. Adebanjo said this while reacting to the recent attack on top politicians in the opposition by the government, including the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu by security agencies. The Afenifere chieftain noted that the actions of […]

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APC vs PDP: Abu Ibrahim speaks on breaking into Senate chambers to impeach Saraki

The Senator representing Katsina South in the upper legislative chamber, Abu Ibrahim, has spoken on the claim that him and other pro-Buhari lawmakers tried to break into the Senate chambers to reconvene and impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The Minority Leader of the House, Chukwuka Onyema, while addressing reporters at the National Assembly on Wednesday, […]

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2019: Atiku fires back at Obasanjo, says ex-President should reconcile with his God

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the claims by ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo on why he, Obasanjo, will not support his 2019 Presidential ambition. Obasanjo had yesterday declared that God will not forgive him if he supports the Presidential ambition of Abubakar, who was his former deputy between 1999 to 2007. However, Abubakar, while speaking […]

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2019 Presidency: You have my blessing – Babangida tells Makarfi

Former military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on Saturday said ex-National Carekaer Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmed Makarfi has restored his hope in Nigeria. Speaking at his Hilltop residence in Minna, Niger State when he received Makarfi’s Presidential campaign team, Babangida said the former Kaduna State governor had his blessing. Babangida said […]

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Defection: Ebonyi senator, ex-minister, 13 others dump PDP for APC

The senator representing Ebonyi South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Sonni Ogbuoji, an ex-Minister of State for Power and Steel, Goddy Ogbaga and 13 others on Saturday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The defectors announced their decision during a rally organized by the state chapter of the […]

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Afenifere chieftain, Adebanjo explains why Buhari will lose 2019 election

Ayo Adebanjo, a chieftain of Yoruba socio-political organisation, has insisted that the defection of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and other bigwigs from the All Progressives Congress, APC to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will affect President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid in 2019. In a chat on Saturday, Adebanjo said most of the politicians defecting from […]

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Presidency lists 20 sins Saraki committed against Buhari, APC

The Presidency on Saturday listed what it called sins committed by Senate President, Bukola Saraki against President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and the All Progressives Congress (APC) before his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Buhari’s aide on social media, Lauretta Onochie in a long post on her Facebook page, titled: ‘The Many Sins of Bukola […]

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2019: Gombe Governor, Dankwambo declares presidential ambition

Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has formally declared his intention to contest for the presidency in 2019. Dankwambo made his position known on Saturday during a meeting with delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the north-east sub region. He said he decided to vie for the ticket, after numerous calls and wide consultations […]

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Obasanjo: I’ll support governorship candidate from Ogun West in 2019

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said he would support any credible candidate produced by the Ogun West Senatorial District for the governor of the state in 2019. Speaking during the burial service for the former Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Pa Adepoju Adeyemi, held at Comprehensive High School, Ayetoro in Yewa North […]