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September 21, 2018 8:17 PM 2019: Abubakar reveals his enemies, warns INEC, politicians

Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday, said he will forever be an enemy of anyone that tried to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge the country into crisis. He also appealed to politicians to be more conciliatory in their public utterances, while warning the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to support 18

September 21, 2018 6:33 PM Oyo 2019: APC clears Buhari’s minister, Adebayo Shittu despite NYSC saga

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) screening committee on Friday cleared the Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdulraheem Adebayo Shittu for the gubernatorial primary in Oyo State. The go-ahead clearance given to Shittu to contest the primary election of the ruling party in the Pace Setter State is coming few days after a revelation was made that the lawyer-turned-politician 19

September 21, 2018 10:58 AM Osun guber: Davido’s uncle, Ademola speaks on stepping down for Omisore

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in this Saturday election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has insisted that he has not stepped down for the candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Senator Iyiola Omisore. Adeleke maintained that the report of him stepping down for Omisore was false. In a statement by his spokesman 23

September 21, 2018 10:14 AM Stella Oduah dumps APGA, returns to PDP

Stella Oduah, the Senator representing Anambra North, has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). But in a statement released by her media office on Friday, Oduah said she discovered that APGA’s ideology was a mirage. The former Aviation Minister said she felt the party “had sound ideological leanings native to Igboland”. The statement reads 21

September 21, 2018 7:16 AM 2019: PDP bars BoT members from supporting president aspirants – Jibrin

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BoT, Senator Walid Jibrin, has warned its members against aligning with presidential aspirants before its primaries. Jibrin, who spoke at a meeting with PDP presidential aspirants on Thursday night, said members of the BoT should remain as the conscience of the party, hence they should 24

September 21, 2018 5:59 AM APC primaries: Nnamani, Sylva, Mamora, others head screening, appeal committees

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated legislative screening and appeals committees for the party’s 386 Senate and 1,587 House of representatives aspirants. According to the ruling party’s revised timetable, the primaries will begin next Tuesday. Oserheimen Osunbor, Clement Ebri, Timipre 23

September 20, 2018 10:58 AM Tambuwal carpets APC, Buhari govt at PDP parley

A presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Aminu Tambuwal, on Wednesday met leaders of the South-West geo-political zone. The Sokoto Governor told PDP supporters and delegates at the Osun state secretariat, Wednesday evening, that there is the urgent need to provide a credible alternative that will oust the All Progressives 23

September 19, 2018 5:27 PM Osun guber: APC bribing police, security officials with 50,000, 250,000 to manipulate poll – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday accused the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government as well as the State of Osun of paying policemen between N50,000 to N250,000, as inducement, ahead of the Saturday’s governorship election in the state. PDP said the payment was aimed at making the officers assist the ruling party in its plot to suppress 18

September 19, 2018 4:32 PM PAOK vs Chelsea: Sarri drops Hazard, David Luiz for Europa League tie [See full squad]

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, has left the trio of Eden Hazard, David Luiz and Mateo Kovacic at home, ahead of their trip to Greece to play PAOK in the Europa League on Thursday. Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who has recovered from a recent calf injury, was however included in the travelling party. It remains to be seen who Loftus-Cheek could replace if he is in the line-up 23

September 19, 2018 12:48 PM WAEC confirms Senator Adeleke sat for May/April 1981 exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has confirmed that Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, sat for its examination in 1981. The council confirmed Adeleke’s participation in an affidavit deposed at an FCT High C in Bwari, Abuja, on Wednesday. Rasheed Olabayo and Oluwaseun Idowu 21