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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 22

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 20

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 23

September 20, 2018 6:06 PM FG secures arrest warrant against Senator Nwaoboshi

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has secured a warrant of arrest against embattled Delta senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, for alleged conspiracy, diversion of public funds and official corruption. A Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, issued the warrant dated Sept.18 and signed by Akanni Olaide, the Chief District 21

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

September 18, 2018 4:14 PM INEC can’t stop Dariye – APC speaks as imprisoned senator picks nomination form

Senator Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a 14-year jail term for fraud while serving as Plateau governor, has picked the All Progressives Congress, APC, nomination form to contest in the 2019 election. Chindo Dafat, APC Publicity Secretary in Plateau, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Jos. Dafat said Dariye’s form was signed 20

September 18, 2018 12:52 PM BREAKING: Court orders arrest of Senator Uzodinma

An Abuja court has ordered the police to arrest Senator Hope Uzodinma (Orlu Zone, Imo West) and produce him before September 25, 2018. Justice Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa Abuja gave the order on Tuesday, following Uzodinma’s failure to attend court, to respond to a direct criminal complaint pending against him. “Pursuant to Section 20

September 17, 2018 9:22 AM I have slept with Nigerian pastors, senator – Gay Nigerian man, Kenny Badmus

Nigerian gay activist, Kenny Badmus, says the hypocrisy about homosexuality in Nigeria is alarming as the people who condemn it openly are into it secretly. Badmus in an interview with the Punch revealed that he had once slept with a Nigerian senator and equally had sexual relationship with pastors. He urged Nigerians still hiding their sexuality to come out and stop being 20

September 10, 2018 7:22 PM Why I rejected offer of nomination form – Shehu Sani berates politicians

Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has kicked against the purchase of nomination forms by groups for politicians. Sani in a tweet on Monday described the act of buying forms for politicians as a deceptive political tradition. He stated this while revealing how he turned down request of a group to purchase his nomination form. Sani tweeted 28

September 10, 2018 6:05 PM APC blows hot, warns Senator Uzodinma to stop parading himself as member

The Imo State chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Daniel Nwafor, has warned Senator Hope Uzodinma to stop parading himself as a member of the party. According to him, Senator Uzodinma was yet to be recognised at the ward and local government levels of the party. Briefing journalists, on Monday, at the party secretariat, in Owerri, Nwafor 24