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July 19, 2018 4:01 PM 2019: PDP hints on boycotting elections, gives reasons

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday hinted on pulling out of the 2019 general elections if the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies fail to establish their impartiality. PDP’s National Chairman, Uche Secondus said this at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja while hosting a combined delegation of the International 20

July 19, 2018 2:37 PM APC suspends Edo lawmaker for anti-party activities

An All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker in Edo state, Mr Ojo Asein, has been suspended by his Uhonmora Ward 2 for alleged anti-party activities. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the APC Ward Chairman, Mr Lucky Aroye, said the local government and the state party secretariats have been notified of the suspension. Aroye said, in a statement 17

July 19, 2018 8:47 AM Cleric tasks Muslims to be steadfast, do good –

Senate President Bukola Saraki led a number of dignitaries that graced fridau prayer for the repose of mother of former national chairman of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Hajia Ayisat Omo Agba Baraje, in Ilorin, on Wednesday. Other dignitaries included Governors Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state, Samuel Ortom of Benue State and Nyesom Wike of Rivers 16

July 19, 2018 8:28 AM Akwa Ibom, Australian firm sign pact for Science Park –

Akwa Ibom State Government has finally signed a pact with a foreign firm to revive the abandoned Ibom Science Park project started in 2006 by former Governor Victor Attah, but abandoned by subsequent regimes. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to resuscitate the moribund multi-billion project was signed by the state government with SERGE Capital Investment 13

July 19, 2018 7:38 AM 2019: APC Senator vows to stand against Buhari’s N228.9bn request to fund election

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim (APC, Kwara-South), has vowed not to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s request of N228,854,008,215 to fund the 2019 general elections. But reacting to the request, the Senator told Punch, “I will not support it. I don’t believe that. That is not planning 19

July 19, 2018 12:04 AM Trickster: Umeh regrets supporting Okorocha, threatens to publish documents– The Sun News

Former national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and a senator representing Anambra Central, Victor Umeh, has threatened to “expose” Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, for referring to him as nonperforming lawmaker. He said he regretted supporting Okorocha’s governorship ambition in 2011. Umeh described Okorocha as a “trickster 18

July 18, 2018 4:15 PM Miyetti Allah: No Plan To Attack Cross River Community

The Cross River State Branch of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has debunked rumours that Fulani herdsmen were planning to attack residents of Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River. The Chairman of the association, Alhaji Hassan Abo, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Calabar, described the rumour 17

July 18, 2018 10:52 AM Osun guber: APC planning to disrupt our primaries – PDP cries out

As the two leading political parties in the September 22 gubernatorial election in Osun state, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, get set to pick candidates for the contest through primaries this week, the PDP has accused the APC of planning to disrupt its primaries slated for Saturday 17

July 18, 2018 12:23 AM Our regret at Russia 2018 World Cup– The Sun News

Nigeria Football and other Sports Supporters Club, has said that their only regret at the just concluded Russia 2018 World Cup was the early exit of the Super Eagles from the group stage, adding that aside that, the World Cup is a memorable one. The Supporters Club National Chairman, Reverend Samuel Ikpea, who said this on arrival from the Mun-dial yesterday 19

July 17, 2018 7:26 PM PDP speaks on Gov Umahi joining APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to speculations that Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state was set to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC). National Vice Chairman of PDP (South East), Chief Austin Umahi said that it was unthinkable that the Ebonyi Governor would defect to “a non-performing political party such as APC.” The party 18