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August 18, 2018 6:43 AM 2019 election: Gov. Ortom speaks on dumping PDP again

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom on Friday said no amount of gang-up against him within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would make him leave the party for another political party again. There have been insinuations that the governor may defect from the PDP to the Social Democratic Party, SDP. Ever since his defection from the All Progressives 18

August 17, 2018 6:17 PM Omokri slams Oshiomhole over comment that government houses should not be occupied by entertainers

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has taken a swipe at the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole over his statement that “government houses should not be occupied by entertainers”. The former media aide, while reacting to Oshiomhole’s statement, posted a photograph of him dancing during the rally 25

August 17, 2018 2:00 PM APC Names Campaign Committees — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the formation of its campaign committee structure to execute the party’s governorship election campaign ahead September 22. There are four levels of the organisation, the apex of which is the Central Campaign Coordinating Centre (CCCC), under the direct supervision of the party Chairman, Prince Gboyega 19

August 17, 2018 6:59 AM APC names campaign committee

The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has announced the setting up of its campaign committees to carry out the party’s governorship election campaign throughout the state. A press statement released by the state chairman of the party, Gboyega Famodun, explained that he (Famodun) will supervise the apex campaign committee, which 18

August 16, 2018 4:28 PM Baraje joins Saraki, dumps APC for PDP

A leader of the Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, Kawu Baraje, has defected from the faction to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Baraje, made the announcement during a media conference in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Thursday. He lauded the PDP where he had served as Secretary and acting Chairman before defecting to APC. On why he is defecting 22

August 16, 2018 2:32 PM Former PDP Chairman, Kawu Baraje Returns To Party

The leader of the out-phased Reformed All Progressives Congress, Kawu Baraje, has defected from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Party. Baraje, during a media conference in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Thursday, said he will soon make a “formal and celebrational” defection in his ward, Baboko in Ilorin. He stated that he belongs to the party 19

August 16, 2018 12:21 PM Court Restrain Saraki’s Move To Declare Akpabio’s Seat Vacant

An FCT High Court sitting in Bwari has restrained Senate President Bukola Saraki from declaring the seat of former Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio vacant. Justice Othman Musa on Wednesday also ordered Saraki not to impede Senator Akpabio’s access to the Senate building or take any action aimed at “overreaching his privileges and rights 17

August 14, 2018 2:12 PM Why Saraki should be tried for treason – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, of committing an act bordering on treason by failing to reconvene the National Assembly on Tuesday. However, the National Assembly could not be reconvened because no “firm” decision was taken by members of the Assembly on before the Deputy Speaker’s announcement 20

August 13, 2018 7:04 PM Presidency mocks lawmakers over National Assembly ‘drama’

The Presidency has urged the National Assembly members to stop their “drama”. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity stated this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Monday. He was reacting to the outcome of last Saturday’s polls in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi states, where candidates of the All Progressives 19

August 13, 2018 6:58 PM Akpabio speaks on plot to declare his seat vacant

Former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Monday stated that he is not perturbed over an alleged plot to declare his seat vacant. Akpabio also said that he was not aware that the Senate would reconvene on Tuesday. The former Akwa Ibom Governor insisted that if the Senate President, Bukola Saraki declares his seat vacant, Saraki’s seat should 18