Edo 2020: Nobody can stop my re-election – Obaseki

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared no one would stop him from being reelected.He spoke ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) June 22 governorship primary.The party has been polarised with its... Read more »

5 Years Of Buhari Administration: Economic Performance Ratings

Doubtlessly, the past five years of President Muhammadu Buhari in office have been characterised by sundry micro and macroeconomic policies and funding initiatives aimed at strengthening all the institutional and legislative mechanisms... Read more »
Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu

Ize Iyamu emerges Edo APC candidate

Governor Godwin Obaseki has a big obstacle to overcome to clinch a second term ticket of the All Progressives Congress as the party’s big guns backed another candidate. He is Pastor Osagie... Read more »

Ihedioha’s appointee, Fin Sec, Youth Leader resign from PDP

Former Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha’s appointee on Public Enlightenment, Prince Eze Ugochukwu, has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Imo State.Ihedioha’s appointee, Ugochukwu, popularly known, as... Read more »
Buhari’s Cabinet

Buhari’s Cabinet Cancerous, Chaotic — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Executive Council has become cancerous, disorganized, chaotic, and incapable of driving an organized, result-oriented system and as such should be... Read more »
National Assembly

National Assembly members return tomorrow for 2020 budget

The National Assembly members will tomorrow resume from their Eid-el-Fitri break to consider President Muhammadu Buhari’s Appropriation (Amendment) Bill 2020. Both Chambers of the National Assembly had on May 20 adjourned plenary... Read more »
pdp

PDP hails FG over successes against banditry, other crimes in Zamfara

The Zamfara chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, expressed satisfaction with the efforts of the Federal Government in the fight against banditry and other crimes in the state. This was contained in a statement... Read more »
House of Representatives

No going back on NDDC probe –Reps

The House of Representatives has reiterated its commitment to a thorough probeof the Niger Development Commission (NDDC). Chairman, House Committee on NDDC, OlubunmiTunji-Ojo, who stated this, in Abuja, yesterday, said the parliament... Read more »
Kano Govt

Kano Govt. clarifies on ongoing work at Sani Abatcha isolation centre

Kano State Government on Tuesday said the delay in the early completion of the Sani Abacha Stadium (SAS) Isolation Centre was necessitated by the review of the project initial plan. Malam Muhammad... Read more »
pdp

Ondo 2020: No automatic ticket for Agboola — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has refuted the rumour that Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, would be giving automatic ticket if he dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The PDP said this... Read more »
apc

Edo 2020: Aspirant says APC `progressives’ to produce consensus flag-bearer

A leading governorship aspirant in the upcoming Edo gubernatorial elections announced on Tuesday that his faction of the APC had rolled out ground rules and processes to produce a consensus candidate to fly the... Read more »
Okowa

Gov, Okowa Identifies Infrastructural Transformation As Cure To Hostilities

The provision of basic amenities like roads, bridges and other infrastructures brought to an end incessant hostilities in the riverine Communities of the State. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa disclosed this while speaking on... Read more »
Melaye and Adeyemi

Kogi West: Tribunal reserves judgement on Melaye’s petition over Adeyemi’s victory

The Kogi State National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal on Tuesday, reserved judgment on the petition filed by Dino Melaye over the Kogi west senatorial rerun election.Tribunal reserves judgement on Melaye’s petition, Melaye... Read more »

Ikpeazu’s magic in containing COVID-19 in Abia State

Sir Gabriel Onyendilefu is the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairsin Abia state. He spoke on COVID-19 and how it is being contained in Abia State.Hear him: Since the outbreak of... Read more »

Akeredolu’s wife, critic in social media battle

Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Akeredolu, has slammed a social media critic, Mr. Jimmy Adekanle, based in Canada, for alleging that she and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu broke COVID-19 directives on... Read more »
INEC

INEC wants govt to declare election essential service

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said it would engage with relevant authorities, including the National Assembly, to designate election as an essential service due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Guardian... Read more »

INEC to introduce e-voting in 2021, decries high cost of elections

Due to the COVID-19-provoked changes in activities in Nigeria, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday it would deploy more technological tools in discharging its mandate from 2021.In a 17-page... Read more »

Ndigbo Leaving In Lagos State Sacks Joe Igbokwe As Their Igbo Leader

The Special Adviser on Drainage and Water Resources to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state, Joe Igbokwe, has been sacked as the leader of the Ndigbo in Lagos State All Progressives Congress... Read more »

Will Atiku Abubakar Take Another Shot At The Presidency?

Quietly, there seems to be some political re-alignments and strategizing going on by some politicians angling to contest the 2023 presidential election.While it is an open secret that some politicians are beginning... Read more »

Group Exposes Evil Plot To Smear Governor Udom Emmanuel

Good Governance Assembly (GGA) a foremost sociopolitical group in Akwa Ibom state, has uncovered a sinister plot to sponsor campaign of calumny against the governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel. GGA revealed that it... Read more »

Fed Govt To Sack Any Official Leaking Sensitive Documents To The Press

The Nigerian Government has threatened to sack any public official caught leaking sensitive, official documents to the Press. Akelicious gathered that this development was announced via a circular dated May 22nd issued... Read more »

Misrule in Rivers: Eze pleads with Wike to stop pushing for State of Emergency in Rivers State

…Describes Wike’s ‘false alarm’ on planned state-of-emergency in Rivers as a case of self-soul-haunt … charges both the Elders, Stakeholders and International Community to come to the aid of the Rivers people... Read more »

Exposed: Kennedy Ibeh Behind Imo Speaker’s Ordeal

The last may not have been heard of the crisis rocking the Imo State House of Assembly linking the Speaker, Rt. Hon Chiji Collins to a certificate forgery. Recall that the sacked... Read more »

Obasa Should Submit Himself To EFCC Over Corrupt Allegations – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, to immediately step aside amid serious corruption allegations levelled against him. The party urged... Read more »

President Buhari Cancels Appointments, Made By Late Abba Kyari

There is an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may have directed his new Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari to cancel all appointments and approvals made by the late Chief of... Read more »

Governor Umahi & Ex-SSG Exchange Words

By Wisdom Nwedene, Abakaliki Governor David Nweze Umahi’s led administration is currently in an era of “love letter” in Ebonyi State following a letter written by the former secretary of the State... Read more »

S/East Governors direct all Igbos to obey all subsisting orders on COVID-19 prevention

…Push for more testing of Coronavirus in the zone Governors of the South East geo-political zone, on Sunday, met with some leaders of the zone, at the Government House, Enugu, directing all... Read more »
Yahaya-Bello

Kogi People Donated Money For My Legal Services At Tribunal – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr Kingsley Fanwo has said the good people of Kogi State donated money to support the Governor’s legal battles at the tribunal as a way... Read more »

Your Campaign of Calumny Against Boss Mustapha Will Fail – APC Tells Blackmailers

The leadership of APC Mandate Defenders has condemned in strongest terms the latest attempt by some vested interests working in collaboration with some unpatriotic government officials in the ministry of power to... Read more »

Eid-el-Fitr: Kalu charges Muslim faithfuls to pray for Nigeria restoration

The National Publicity Secretary of PDP Youth Alliance, Chief Dr Emeka Kalu, has called on Muslim faithful to use this period of spiritual reflection to pray for the peace, love, unity and... Read more »

Shocking: 64 Bank Accounts Linked To BVN Of Lagos Assembly Speaker, Obasa

At least 64 bank accounts have been discovered to be linked to the Bank Verification Number of Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa. SaharaReporters discovered that the accounts... Read more »

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello Sets New Pace In Respect For Rule Of Law

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger states insists “We must begin to respect the rule of law in this country”, as he swears in Mallam Safiyanu Yahaya of the Peoples Democratic Party... Read more »

Kogi: Tribunal Affirms Election Of Gov. Bello

The Kogi state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja in a split decision of 2 to 1 affirmed the declaration and return of Yahaya Bello by the Independent National Electoral Commission... Read more »

FG Never Restrained Ministers From Disciplining Chief Executives But Strengthened Due Process Principles

Our attention has been drawn to the highly distorted news report in few online news media claiming that the Federal Government has restrained ministers from disciplining chief executive officers of the various... Read more »

Shocking: Late Abba Kyari, Others Still Listed As President Buhari’s Aides

By: Olalekan Adetayo The late former Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, is one of those still listed as aides to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), weeks or... Read more »

Senator Ekwunife hails Buhari for States’ Legislature, Judiciary Financial Autonomy order

By: Kingsley Ubani urges Mr President to also grant autonomy to LGAs, close gender gap in government appointments The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Senator Uche Ekwunife has hailed President Muhammadu... Read more »

COVID-19 pandemic: Buhari, APC Has Failed Woefully – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has come hard on Buhari-led government in its approach towards the COVID-19 pandemic.The party said the government’s approach was parochial and marred by corruption, nepotism, incompetence and... Read more »

Uzodinma Stops Pensions, Gratuities To Former Governors, Speakers, Deputies

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has assented to a bill repealing the law that created pension allowances and gratuities for former governors, deputy governors, assembly speakers and deputy speakers. The governor... Read more »

Edo APC Adopts Indirect Primary, Says NWC Lack Power To Decide Mode Of Primary

The Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday said it is adopting the indirect primary method for the emergence of the party’s flagbearer in the September 19, 2020... Read more »
Osinbajo

Covid-19: VP, Osinbajo constitutes committee on reopening of economy

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has constituted a committee on the reopening of the economy. This was one of the resolves after chairing a virtual National Economic Council (NEC) meeting on... Read more »

PDP Govs should not let S’East slip their hands in 2023 – Kalu

The National Publicity Secretary, People’s Democratic Party Youth Alliance, PDPYA, Chief Dr Emeka Kalu, has called on leadership of South East and South South and the Governors not to allow the two... Read more »
Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria Is Heading Towards Recession – Zainab Ahmed

The nation’s finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, says the coronavirus pandemic and falling oil prices are set to force the economy into negative growth. Ms. Ahmed made the comments after the National Economic... Read more »
Fed Govt

Fed Govt insists on restrictions as governors, Muslims disagree

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF) yesterday urged state governors to exercise caution in relaxing restrictions, stressing that large gatherings beyond 20 persons remained prohibited. The Chairman of PTF and the... Read more »
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan speaks to the media on the situation in Chibok and the success of the World Economic Forum in Abuja

Coronavirus: Democracy At Risk Globally – Goodluck Jonathan And Other Leaders

Some global leaders, including former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, have alerted the world that democracy was at risk globally because of the novel coronavirus. The leaders, 27 of them, said in an... Read more »
National Assembly

National Assembly Receives Amended N10.596 Trillion 2020 Budget Estimate

The Committees on Appropriation, Finance and National Planning of both chambers of the National Assembly met on Thursday with a delegation led by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab... Read more »
Obaseki

Oyegun lied: No automatic ticket for Obaseki – Edo APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State loyal to the National Chairman of to Party, Adams Oshiomhole on Thursday rubbished claims by former National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun,... Read more »

South-East Youths Defend Orji’s N38.8b Security Votes

The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL), the umbrella body of all the youth organizations in the Southeast zone, Thursday defended the N38.8 billion former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore... Read more »

Trouble In APC Again As Deputy Chairman, Lawal Shuaibu Blasts Oshiomole

The Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lawal Shuaibu has blasted the National Chairman of the Party, Adams Oshiomole. According to Shuaibu, the current lawlessness being experienced in the... Read more »

Anambra 2021: Zoning, capable of ruining PDP’s chances – Oseloka Obaze

Mr Oseloka Obaze, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the party to shun zoning and look for competent politicians to contest the 2021 governorship election in Anambra.The Public... Read more »

Governor Wike Announces Temporary Lifting Of Lockdown For Six Days

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced the temporary lifting of the total lockdown on Obio/ Akpo and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas for six days only, with effect from Thursday... Read more »

Edo Guber: Oyegun Tears Oshiomhole Apart, Wants Him Off Edo Primaries

Former All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Wednesday lashed out at his successor, Adams Oshiomhole while demanding for a free and fair governorship primary in Edo State. Oyegun... Read more »

PDP Warns Against Plot To Foist Emergency Rule In Rivers State

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has today issued a press statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan, warning against an alleged plot by what the Party describes as “certain unpatriotic... Read more »

Worgu Boms’ verbal assault against Amaechi, signs of mental breakdown – Eze

… He’s bitten the very finger that fed and nurtured him to limelight and his case is irredeemable … a bitter little man who has failed at his calling as a lawyer... Read more »
Buhari, APC

Buhari, APC under fire over alleged N48b ministry scam

The allegation of over N48 billion fraud in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has exposed “monstrous corruption in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration,” the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) declared yesterday.... Read more »

COVID-19: Umuomaku PG, executives defy protocol, hold YPP rally (Video)

In disregard of the restriction of public gathering due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some members of Umuomaku Community​ in Anambra State on Saturday the 16th of May 2020 embarked on a political... Read more »
pdp

PDP Fixes Dates For Edo, Ondo Guber Primaries As INEC Sticks To Timetable

Special Announcement:2020 Edo and Ondo States Gubernatorial Elections. Time Table and Schedule of Activities for the Edo and Ondo states 2020 Governorship Elections Read more »
apc

APC Asks Governorship Aspirants In Edo, Ondo To Pay N22.5m

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says all governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo States will pay N22.5 million as part of the requirements for contesting in the states’ governorship elections on September... Read more »

Establishment of Constituency office will boost quality representation – PDP Chieftain Toyin declares

*Says constituents to access Rep Ereyitomi with  their needs, others  A Peoples Democratic Party , PDP Chieftain in Warri South , Delta State, Ambassador Toyin Agbolaya JP has declared that the establishment... Read more »

APC Announces Dates For Edo And Ondo Primaries,june 22 And July 22

The All Progressive Congress has announced Monday , June 22 and Monday July 20 for its governorship primary Elections in Edo and Ondo states . National Commissioner and Chairman , Information and... Read more »

82 Ghost Workers Got N48.2m Ondo Car Loan In 2018

About 88 ‘ghosts’ received N48.2 million in car loan from the Ondo State government in 2018, according to the 2019 audit report submitted to the Ondo State House of Assembly. Some beneficiaries... Read more »