Kogi West: PDP urges supporters to prepare for victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urges its members and supporters in Kogi West Senatorial District to brace up and get ready for a triumphant supplementary election on Nov. 30. The party, in a statement issued... Read more »

Senate May Pass 2020 Appropriation Bill Thursday

The N10.33 trillion 2020 budget proposal presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly may be passed by the upper legislative chamber on Thursday. This is with a view to bringing... Read more »

Buhari Has Achieved A Lot – Remi Tinubu

Former first Lady of Lagos State and currently a Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District at the Nigerian National Assembly, Oluremi Tinubu said APC has done a lot under President Mohammadu Buhari. Read more »

Senate in fresh bid to abrogate states, council joint account

The push for a financially independent local government system in the country has been re-energised in the Senate. A bill to amend the constitution to achieve financial autonomy for local government councils... Read more »

Govs, APC leaders split over Oshiomhole’s sack

The ongoing plot to force the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, out of office has split governors elected on the platform of the party as well... Read more »

Nigerian Senator Plagiarised Internet Bill From Singapore’s Parliament

It has been discovered that the title and most of the contents of the bill currently undergoing debate at the National Assembly was plagiarised by Senator Mohammed Musa of Niger State. The... Read more »

2023 Presidential Election May Destroy Nigeria – Alex Otti

Dr. Alex Otti, the 2019 Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA) in Abia State, has decried the early politicking ahead of the 2023 presidential election of Nigeria. Otti noted that... Read more »

Election Violence: APC member urges NASS to enact stiffer legislation

 A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mustapha Audu, has called on the National Assembly to come up with stiffer sanctions to check election violence in the country. Audu made the call... Read more »

L.G autonomy: Gbajabiamila seeks constitutional amendment

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for the amendment of the constitution to ensure full autonomy for local governments in the country. Speaking during 12th Annual Conference of... Read more »

PDP to fly flags at half-mast over Bayelsa, Kogi killings

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is flying its flag at half-mast in honour of those who were killed during the November 16 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States, the National Publicity... Read more »

INEC has been asked to block Melaye’s return to the senate – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is aware that security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been instructed to stop Dino Melaye from returning to the senate. Melaye... Read more »

Kogi guber 2019: Election that defied predictions, bookmakers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election. Against all predictions to the contrary, he... Read more »

2021: APGA will produce next governor of Anambra State – Emeka Ojukwu

Chief Emeka Ojukwu is the son of ex-Biafran warlord, the late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, whose posthumous birthday and memorial lecture held recently. At the event, Odumegwu Ojukwu’s wife, Bianca had tongue-lashed... Read more »

Buhari, National Assembly Spar over Constituency Project

President Muhammadu Buhari’s allegation last week that federal lawmakers within ten years squandered one trillion naira on constituency projects elicited prompt reaction from the two chambers of the National Assembly, report Deji... Read more »

Melaye v Adeyemi: INEC unveils voting points in Kogi West

The Independent National Electoral Commission published on Saturday the 53 polling units in Kogi West Senatorial district where voting will take place on 30 November to pick the final winner between Senator... Read more »

Kogi West: Do not see Dino Melaye as politically paralyzed – Adeyemi warns APC

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Smart Adeyemi, has warned members of the party not to see his opponent, Senator Dino Melaye, as politically... Read more »

It will be shameful if APC colllapses after my tenure – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed insinuations that he was going to contest for the third term after the completion of his second mandate in 2023. Speaking at the ongoing National Executive Council,... Read more »

Buhari Warns Against Collapse Of APC As He Rules Out Third Term Agenda,

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ruled out the possibility of seeking a third term in office at the expiration of his second term on May 29, 2023. Speaking during the National Executive Committee (NEC)... Read more »

DELTA IPAC ELECTION : Over 60 Political Parties Endorsed APGA State Chairman

… Hon. Afam Enemokwu Coasts to Victory. ….fear grips other aspirants not in the New face of Delta IPAC ….Victory is sure says Prince Henry Eze(JP) the DG of New face of... Read more »

We’ve made a lot of progress working with this n’assembly – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says a lot of progress has been made working with the current national assembly. Speaking at the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in... Read more »

Sokoto Judgement: APC heads to Supreme Court

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto State, says it will appeal the Judgment of the Court of Appeal which upheld the election of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, at the Supreme Court. Addressing newsmen in Sokoto shortly after the... Read more »

“I Will Never Attempt Third Term. I Fear God And I’m Law Abiding” —— Buhari

President Muhammedu Buhari, has assured Nigerians that no amount of pressure, persuasion and clamour from his supporters will make him to attempt contesting for third term in 2023. Speaking at the All... Read more »

INEC Fixes Date For Supplementary And Rerun Elections For Kogi West, Ajaokuta

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed the 30th of November for the conduct of the supplementary election in Kogi West Senatorial District. INEC says it came to the decision after... Read more »

PDP BoT sets up committee over members’ concerns in Edo, Kano, Lagos, others

The Board of Trustee (BoT)of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has set up a committee to look into concerns of its members in Edo, Lagos, Kano and other states. PDP BoT Chairman,  Sen. Walid Jibrin disclosed this while speaking with... Read more »

Any Request From Buhari Is Good For The Nation,We’ll Act On It Says Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has expressed willingness to approve all requests that come to the Senate from President Muhammadu Buhari. Lawan said any request that comes from Buhari is “good for the... Read more »

Yahaya Bello is a bigger masquerade than David Lyon —— Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, as a bigger masquerade than David Lyon, governor-elect of Bayelsa state. Speaking with state... Read more »

Senate endorses Buhari’s 56 tax amendments, 7.5% VAT

The Senate, in a historic move yesterday, approved 56 amendments to seven tax bills sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari.  Unlike previous amendments approved by the upper legislative chamber, it did not... Read more »

Tension as APC holds NEC meeting

There is palpable tension at the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting today. Yesterday, some party members had protested at the... Read more »

We’ll meet labour’s Dec deadline on N30,000 wage – Govs

Nigerian governors have given assurance that they would meet the December 31 deadline given by the organised labour for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage to workers. The governors, who met... Read more »

Protesters seek Oshiomhole’s sack as APC NEC meets

Ahead of the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) holding today, some aggrieved members, yesterday, stormed the party’s national secretariat in Abuja demanding the sack of Comrade... Read more »

I Try To Obey The Constitution Of Nigeria Says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he tries as much as he can to obey the constitution of the country. The president said this on Thursday when he received speakers of state assemblies at... Read more »

Sagay Tells Buhari To Seek Senate’s Confirmation For Magu Again

The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay, yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to again approach the Senate to confirm Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman of the Economic... Read more »

Hate speech bill: Governors tell NASS to respect views of Nigerians

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has advised the National Assembly to hold a public hearing on the hate speech bill before it to ensure that views of Nigerians were captured in the... Read more »

Oyo Assembly seeks citizens’ contributions for robust legislation

As part of efforts to develop people-oriented legislative agenda, the Oyo State House of Assembly has called for the support of the people of the state to ensure robust legislation. The Speaker of the... Read more »

APC NEC to determine Amosun, Okorocha, Akeredolu’s fate

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has agreed on a proposal to build a new national secretariat for the party. The party has also made a proposal for the... Read more »

BMO lauds ICPC’s renewed assault on corruption

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has commended the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for its renewed assault on corrupt officials in public service. In a statement signed by... Read more »

Dino Melaye calls for cancellation of Kogi West election

Sen. Dino Melaye, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Kogi West Senatorial poll, has called for total cancellation of the Nov. 16 election. Melaye disclosed this while submitting a petition at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)... Read more »

Nigeria is committed to end open defecation – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, signed Executive Order 009 entitled, The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, enforcing the country’s commitment to end open defecation by 2025. The... Read more »

2023 Presidency: ‘Buhari Will Handover To A Northerner’ ― APC Chieftain, Jackson Ojo

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Jackson Ojo, has advised the South to forget their dream of producing the President of Nigeria in 2023, saying at the expiration of... Read more »

Bayelsa Poll 2019: Would PDP Have Won If Alaibe Were The Governorship Candidate?

A lot of pdp pundits are now claiming that Timi Alaibe would have won if he was the pop candidate. What is your take on that? Read more »

How To End Power Crisis In Nigeria – Sen. Orji Kalu

Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has proffered solutions on how to end the lingering power crisis in Nigeria, even as he exposed some dealings by past administrations. Contributing to a... Read more »

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police torture him

A former employee of Britain’s Hong Kong consulate said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and chained him as they pressed him for information about activists leading the pro-democracy... Read more »

Senator Victor Umeh Urges APGA Members To Remain Faithful To The Party

The Senator that represented Anambra Central at the Eighth National Assembly, Senator Victor Umeh has called on the members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to remain faithful to the party.... Read more »

Rejection of poll’s outcome puts blight on Bello’s victory

The outrage and outright rejection that have trailed the outcome of the November 16th gubernatorial election in Kogi State by opposition political parties, especially the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party... Read more »

PDP’s loss of Bayelsa poses serious threat to Rivers, says Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday expressed concern that the capitulation of the Peoples Democratic Party in neighbouring Bayelsa by the All Progressives Congress (APC) portends danger for Rivers State. He said with the... Read more »

PDP charges INEC to produce court order

The Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the just-concluded Bayelsa Governorship election Senator Douye Diri has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to come up with the stay of... Read more »

PDP Dismisses Alleged Plan to Suspend Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed a report that the party planned to suspend former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, over suspected anti-party activities in the last Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa... Read more »

N1tn Wasted on Constituency Projects in 10 Years, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday thumbed down constituency projects, for which the federal government has appropriated N1 trillion in the last 10 years without corresponding impact on the lives of the people. Buhari... Read more »

Senate, Reps face off threatens 2020 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Finance Bills, yesterday, suffered a major setback following a face off between the Senate and House of Representatives committees on finance. Committee members from the House of Representatives boycotted... Read more »

Gov. Dickson inaugurates 41-member Transition Committee

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Tuesday inaugurated a 41-member Transition Committee in readiness for the inauguration of the incoming administration in the state. Chief David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the Nov.... Read more »

I Am Not Owing Workers Any Dime – Yahaya Bello Speaks After Election Victory

The Kogi State Governor-Elect, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday, rubbished claims that he was owing salaries, stressing that such were “lies.” Bello said his administration met salary backlog owed workers in the state,... Read more »

Reps minority caucus rejects Kogi, Bayelsa polls results

The minority caucus of House of Representatives has rejected the outcome of the elections held in Kogi and Bayelsa States on Saturday. The Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, who led the leadership of... Read more »

Breaking: Appeal Court Affirms Ihedioha’s Victory As Imo Governor

The Appeal Court has affirmed Emeka Ihedioha’s victory as the Governor of Imo State. Details shortly… Read more »

Buhari, APC governors, others to attend policy synergy parley in Jos – PGF DG

President Muhammadu Buhari, 19 governors under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) and other relevant stakeholders will attend the third Federal Government-Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) parley on Policy Synergy, holding in Jos on Nov. 25.... Read more »

Reps. to investigate NDDC expenditures from 2017 to date

The House of Representatives has mandated the Committee on Niger–Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the financial activities of the commission in the last three years. This was sequel to... Read more »

Breaking: Lawan swears in Sen. Danbaba

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has swore in Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba as Senator representing Sokoto South in the National Assembly. Danbaba left the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 8th Senate alongside Gov.... Read more »

”i’ll Continue To Promote Peace” – Gov. Ugwuanyi

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reassured the people of the state that his administration will continue to promote peace in the state in order to enhance good governance and rapid... Read more »

Why We Should Support Igbo Presidency Come 2023

Nigeria is a blessed country with diverse tribes. A good father always endeavours to show same love to her children to avoid springing up problems at home. In some states in Nigeria,... Read more »

Organised labour felicitates with Bello on election victory

The organised labour in Kogi has congratulated Gov. Yahaya Bello and his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja on their victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state. The Kogi chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade... Read more »

Nigerians Are Ungrateful, Deserve Buhari Govt – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president to Goodluck Jonathan has given reasons he has been silent on the outcome of Kogi election. Omokri on Monday announced that his silence was as a... Read more »