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January 16, 2019 7:04 AM Presidential debate: They want to disgrace Buhari, it’s not by force to attend – Shehu Sani

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has noted that the much anticipated presidential debate is not by force for President Muhammadu Buhari to attend. According to him, the President talks to Nigerians almost on daily basis and should not be crucified for failing to attend the debate. Buhari’s political 687

January 15, 2019 2:51 PM Defection: Former Kwara deputy speaker, others join APC, burn PDP membership cards

Former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state. Giving reasons for his defection, Suka-baba told journalists that it was borne out of promptings 614

January 15, 2019 10:39 AM Kano: Kwankwaso’s son-in-law, Yusuf dares Ganduje to probe his predecessor for corruption

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kano State, Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf, has challenged Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to go ahead with his planned probe of ex-governor Rabi’u Kwankwaso. Yusuf, who was the Commissioner of Works during Kwankwaso’s tenure as governor, spoke yesterday during a radio programme in Kano. However, the PDP gubernatorial 617

January 15, 2019 8:09 AM Abia 2019: Oshiomhole attacks APC chieftain, Ikechi Emenike over romance with Gov. Ikpeazu

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has taken a swipe at a chieftain of the party in Abia, Chief Ikechi Emenike, over his alleged romance with the Peoples Democratic Party-led administration. Oshiomhole claimed that Emenike was being sponsored by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and the PDP to cause confusion 605

January 15, 2019 7:17 AM Imo guber: More APC bigwigs abandon Gov. Okorocha, Nwosu

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, have again lost some die-hard followers in the state. This is as some bigwigs of the “Agburu Anyi” faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, led by Governor Okorocha, have left the group. Engr. Nshirim, a former Commissioner for Information and Strategy, who is among the latest 589

January 14, 2019 7:40 PM Anambra: APC appoints Basil Ejidike as Acting Chairman

Following the Judgement of a Federal High Court sitting in Akwa, nullifying the election of the Anambra State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, the Party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has appointed Hon. Basil Ejidike as Acting Chairman for the state chapter of the party. The decision was contained in a January 11, 2019 letter 125

January 14, 2019 3:38 PM BREAKING: PDP appoints Ekweremadu, others as Technical Advisers to Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, appointed the deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu as Technical Adviser to its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondinya, the party also named the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Mallam Sule Lamido 120

January 14, 2019 7:47 AM Defection: Over 1000 PDP members dump party in Ogun

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Odeda Local Government area of Ogun State have defected to the Allied Peoples Movement, APM. The defectors were received by the party’s governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade. He was on his ward-to-ward campaign tour of the 236 wards in the state. A leader of the decampees 127

January 14, 2019 7:32 AM Kizz Daniel’s ex-manager, Lawrence, finally reacts to being sacked

Kizz Daniel’s former manager, Tumi Lawrence, who recently got replaced by UK-based Rebecca Junaid, has reacted days after being sacked by Fly Boy Inc. management. The former manager was asked by one of his Instagram followers today to explain why he got sacked. Lawrence replied the follower by saying:- ‘bosses don’t get sacked, they walk away’ 124

January 12, 2019 3:59 PM PDP vs APC: Gov. Ortom blows hot ahead of 2019 elections

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue State has assured residents of the state that there would be no room for rigging and manipulation of votes in the forthcoming elections. NAN reports that Ortom gave the assurance on Saturday in Vandeikya Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. He dispelled fears that the election would be rigged, noting that the people would 126