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February 17, 2018 11:44 AM Zamfara massacre: APC concerned with re-election bid – PDP

The party in a statement issued by its National secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan lamented the continued failure of the All Progressives Congress Government to put an end to the incessant killings in various parts of the country. Ologbondiyan said the party was only concerned with re-election bid and meaningless photo opportunities in the media. The statement 17

February 17, 2018 9:09 AM Tinubu, other APC leaders to meet Buhari in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari will Saturday afternoon meet All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains at his country home in Daura, Katsina State. Others are current APC national chairman, John Oyegun and former national interim national chairman, Bisi Akande. The official agenda visit is to commiserate with the President who recently lost two members of his extended 17

February 17, 2018 8:14 AM 2019 election timetable: Why National Assembly moved against Buhari – Igbokwe

The Publicity Secretary of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Joe Igbokwe, has given his opinion on why members of the National Assembly reordered the 2019 election timetable. He said Buhari’s refusal to bribe the lawmakers made them to move against him at the National Assembly. He also said the lawmakers took the decision 18

February 17, 2018 7:54 AM 2019: Why we ordered members to obtain PVC – MASSOB

The leadership of the Movement for a Sovereign State of Biafra has called on its members to obtain their permanent voter’s card. A statement issued in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Friday by MASSOB National Secretary, Ibem Ugwuoke, said that the decision to order its members to register for PVCs was reached in a meeting presided over by its leader 17

February 17, 2018 6:15 AM Why Amaechi, Fashola won’t allow Buhari fight corruption – Archbishop Chukwuma

Archbishop of the Enugu Anglican Ecclesiastical Province, His Grace, Most Reverend Emmanuel Chukwuma, has said that former governors of Rivers and Lagos States used their states’ monies to sponsor President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. According to him, that was why they were rewarded with important ministerial roles, with some of them heading three ministries 17

February 16, 2018 7:58 PM Constitutional amendment: Youths give Presidency, NASS 30 days ultimatum

A coalition of 54 youth organisations across the country under the aegis of the ‘Not Too Young to Run Movement’ have given the Presidency, National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly 30 days to conclude all the on-going constitutional amendments as the 2019 election is 365 days away. Convener of the ‘Not Too Young to Run’ movement, Mr. Samson Itodo 17

February 15, 2018 9:50 PM Buhari congratulates South Africa President, Cyril Ramaphosa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday congratulated Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as President of South Africa. Buhari in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant to the President Garba Shehu felicitated with the African National Congress (ANC)), and the Government and people of South Africa, on the peaceful transfer of power that resulted 16

February 15, 2018 8:59 PM Atiku compares transition of power in South Africa to 2015 elections

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has described the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as South African president as relevant to democracy in Africa. He compared the transition of power from Jacob Zuma to Ramaphosa earlier on Thursday to the 2015 elections conducted in Nigeria. Cyril Ramaphosa was on Thursday‎ declared president by Chief Justice Mogoeng 13

February 15, 2018 8:27 PM How PDP will take power from APC in 2019 – Lagos chairman, Salvado

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos says it is targeting one million new members ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state. It said this is in a bid to take over power from the All Progressives Congress (APC). Lagos State Chairman, Moshood Salvador, spoke on Thursday at the state secretariat in Ikeja while addressing the party‘s 19

February 15, 2018 3:10 PM 2019: APC will never win election again – Gov. Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC has been so weakened that it cannot win any elections again. The governor said Bayelsans should not allow themselves to be deceived by a party that has not been able to deliver anything to them. Dickson said this while addressing some defectors from the APC, in Bayelsa 17