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February 22, 2018 11:55 AM Labour Party’s only Rep, Ogunwumi defects to APC

Member representing Ogbomosho North/South/Orire Federal Constituency of Oyo State at the House of Representatives, Hon. Segun Ogunwumi, has defected from the Labour Party to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Until his detection, Ogunwumi was the only member of the Labour Party in this assembly. This was contained in a letter read on the floor 14

February 22, 2018 10:22 AM 2019 elections: Makarfi reveals game-plan of Obasanjo’s coalition

Senator Ahmed Makarfi​, former chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP​, has given an insight into the movement being promoted by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. ​Describing the movement as ‘coalition of Obasanjo’, he noted the group is not a political party​. Makarfi explained that the agenda of the movement is to gather 11

February 22, 2018 8:15 AM Trump, CAN, PFN react to Billy Graham’s death

Prior to his death, he was a Christian evangelist whose worldwide crusades and role as adviser to decades of U.S. presidents made him one of the best known religious figures of his time. Graham, who had been ill for a number of years, was regularly listed in polls as one of the “Ten Most Admired Men in the World.” Trump reacting on his official twitter 13

February 22, 2018 6:58 AM Coalition of political parties, groups to be revealed soon – Agbakoba

The National Intervention Movement (NIM) Leader Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has stated that a “super coalition” of political groups and parties would soon be unveiled. He said he met with Nigerians in the diaspora and global leaders and had nationwide consultations towards actualising the partnership. Agbakoba said the coalition was in accordance with the NIM push for “a revolution 10

February 21, 2018 7:52 PM Fayose storms INEC over Ekiti governorship poll

The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for an interactive session with the Commission over the July 14 governorship election in the state. “I felt I should come and have an interactive session with INEC to share my ideas on the issue that has to do with INEC that is of concern 19

February 21, 2018 3:44 PM Minister urges Nigerians to embrace innovation

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has urged Nigerians to embrace innovation in order to boost and move the economy to the next level. Enelamah said this, in Nsukka, Enugu State, on Wednesday, during the first international science parks and innovation workshop organised by UNN in collaboration with Ideon Science 22

February 21, 2018 1:48 PM Dasuki’s Corruption Trial Adjourned

An FCT High Court on Wednesday adjourned until March 22, continuation of hearing in the case involving former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, pending the outcome of judgement of the Supreme Court on his appeal. The judge, Hussein Baba-Yusuf, adjourned the case after Mr. Dasuki’s counsel, Adeola Adedipe, holding the brief of Joesph Daudu applied 20

February 21, 2018 5:51 AM Bolaji Abdullahi reacts to El-rufai’s demolition of parallel APC secretariat

The National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdulahi, has expressed concern over the demolition of a building which was being used as the secretariat of a faction of the party in Kaduna state. With this coming amidst ongoing attempts to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party, Abdulahi believes “this kind of situation 22

February 20, 2018 2:27 PM Court Orders Separate Trials For Kanu, Co-Defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, be separately tried from the rest of his co-defendants. Justice Binta Nyako made the order following an oral application by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Shuaibu Labaran, who noted that Kanu’s continued absence from court since 18

February 20, 2018 10:00 AM JUST IN: Hunkuyi faction APC office demolished in Kaduna

The Kaduna head office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction, led by Sen. Suleiman Hunkuyi which had earlier suspended Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, has been demolished. It was alleged that the demolition was carried out under the supervision of armed security personnel and some suspected thugs. The team which pulled down the building 18