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Supreme Court will sack Buhari

Presidential Tribunal: Supreme Court will sack Buhari – PDP governors

Supreme Court will sack Buhari Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will be sacked by the Supreme Court. The PDP Governors’ Forum stated this while backing the bid [...]

September 16, 2019 Government and politics
Governor suspends top aide for allegedly leaking ‘secret’ information

Governor suspends top aide for allegedly leaking ‘secret’ information

Governor suspends top aide for allegedly leaking ‘secret’ information Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has suspended his Special Adviser on Budget, Hon. Moses Onoh, over allegations bordering on mishandling of official information. Onoh’s suspension was made known by the [...]

September 14, 2019 Government and politics
Supreme Court will sack Buhari

Buhari sends message to former principal’s wife

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent greetings to Mrs. Mary Adamu on her 80th birthday, wishing her long and healthy life. This was contained in a statement Friday night by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President. Mrs. Adamu is [...]

September 14, 2019 Government and politics
Tribunal sacks Abia lawmaker

Tribunal sacks Abia lawmaker, orders INEC to conduct rerun

Tribunal sacks Abia lawmaker: A three-man panel of the National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, Friday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a rerun election in Arochukwu [...]

September 14, 2019 Government and politics
Kogi guber

Kogi guber: PDP reacts to Dino’s rejection of appointment as Campaign DG

Kogi guber: The Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has admonished the public to disregard the news trending online that Sen. Dino Melaye has rejected his appointment as Director General Campaign for the party’s forthcoming November Governorship [...]

September 14, 2019 Government and politics
Olabode George

Tinubu Will Pay For Undermining Yoruba Leaders – Bode George

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would be punished for moving against Yoruba [...]

September 13, 2019 Government and politics
Ayade wins at tribunal

Cross River guber: Ayade wins at tribunal

Ayade wins at tribunal: The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Calabar has declared Prof. Ben Ayade, as the winner of the March 9, 2019 Cross River state governorship election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This followed [...]

September 13, 2019 Government and politics
3 major reasons why Buhari floored Atiku

3 major reasons why Buhari floored Atiku

3 major reasons why Buhari floored Atiku James Akinloye, president of the Initiative to Save Democracy, has outlined three reasons why Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential election, could not defeat President [...]

September 13, 2019 Government and politics
Fayose Speaks On Congratulatory Message To President Buhari Over Tribunal Victor

Fayose Speaks On Congratulatory Message To President Buhari Over Tribunal Victor

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has denied issuing any congratulatory message to President Buhari over his victory at the Presidential Election Tribunal. The petition filed by Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was yesterday [...]

September 12, 2019 Government and politics
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC Reveals How ‘past Govts Spent N15b On Governors’ Security Aides’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday said past administrations collected N15 billion as security votes between 2003 and 2018. The commission stressed that the funds were spent to settle the security men who used to mill around serving [...]

September 12, 2019 Government and politics
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: Nigerians Are Mourning Buhari’s Victory At Tribunal

Alhaji Buba Galadima, a spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, on Wednesday said Nigerians have been thrown into a mourning mood following the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Tribunal. Galadima, who spoke [...]

September 12, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku’s turbulent journey from polls to presidential tribunal loss

Atiku’s turbulent journey from polls to presidential tribunal loss

Atiku’s turbulent journey from polls to presidential tribunal loss The presidential election petition tribunal has given its verdict in the petition brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar challenging the February 23 election won by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr [...]

September 12, 2019 Government and politics
Presidential Election Petition Tribunal

How Will You Feel If Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Declares Atiku Winner Of Presidential Election?

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja will today deliver judgment in the case instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 election. The petitioners asked the [...]

September 11, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari, Atiku

Buhari, Atiku know fate as tribunal rules today

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) will today deliver judgment in the petition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the outcome of the February 23 election. Information about the date for the judgment [...]

September 11, 2019 Government and politics
FG proposes N9.78trn budget for 2020

FG proposes N9.78trn budget for 2020

The Federal Government yesterday presented the medium-term expenditure framework and fiscal strategy paper (MTEF/FSP) where it proposed a total budget of N9.78trn for 2020. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, who made the presentation [...]

September 11, 2019 Government and politics
Presidential tribunal

Presidential tribunal: Lawyers, others arrive as panel set to deliver judgement

Lawyers have started entering the Court of Appeal in Abuja, venue of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, as the tribunal prepares to deliver judgment today. Also, there are journalists and supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC and Peoples Democratic [...]

September 11, 2019 Government and politics
Ebonyi APC Chieftain

Ebonyi APC Chieftain, 19 Others Paraded For Cultism

Ebonyi APC Chieftain, 19 Others Paraded For Cultism The police in Enugu State, on Monday, paraded the Financial Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi State, Mr Okenwa Uka, and 19 others for allegedly belonging to the Norsemen Vikings [...]

September 10, 2019 Government and politics
Zulum

Gov Zulum delivers 120 projects in 100 days

Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has in his first 100 days executed 120 projects. The Secretary to the State Government, Usman Jidda Shuwa, who announced this in a statement in yesterday, said: “Of the 120 projects, a total of 61 [...]

September 10, 2019 Government and politics
Wike demolished mosque

No evidence Wike demolished mosque – Fayemi

The chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, yesterday said he could not see any evidence that Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike demolished mosque in Port Harcourt as reported. Fayemi, who was on a fact-finding mission, [...]

September 9, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku vs Buhari

Atiku vs Buhari: Tribunal set to deliver judgment this week

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will deliver judgment in the petition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 general election. Chairman of the five-man panel, Justice [...]

September 9, 2019 Government and politics
Onoja

Gov Bello may pick Onoja as running mate

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, may have settled for his Chief of Staff, Edward David Onoja, as his running mate ahead of the November 16 governorship election. Bello emerged the governorship flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at [...]

September 9, 2019 Government and politics
Oshiomhole: I’m not plotting Obaseki’s impeachment

Oshiomhole: I’m not plotting Obaseki’s impeachment

Obaseki’s impeachment: National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has said he is not plotting the removal of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki. Speaker of the State House of Assembly Frank Okiye had alleged that Oshiomhole [...]

September 9, 2019 Government and politics
Otti

Otti Asks Elders to Salvage Abia from Misrule

Frontline Abia opposition leader, Mr. Alex Otti has called on elders of the state to rise up to their responsibilities and prevent the looming anarchy caused by bad governance. He made the clarion call in a message to Abia people, [...]

September 8, 2019 Government and politics
Ihedioha Rolls out Plans for Imo

Ihedioha Rolls out Plans for Imo

Ihedioha Rolls out Plans for Imo The Imo State Government has commenced a review of the report of its Transition Technical Committee (TTC) to midwife a development agenda christened the Growth and Strategic Development Plan (G-SDP). The state governor, Mr [...]

September 8, 2019 Government and politics
PDP Accuses APC of Propagating Falsehood

PDP Accuses APC of Propagating Falsehood against Makinde

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Oyo State Chapter, Saturday accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of propagating falsehood against the state governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde. The party made the allegation in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Mr. Akeem Olatunji, [...]

September 8, 2019 Government and politics
President Buhari To Visit South Africa

President Buhari To Visit South Africa

President Buhari To Visit South Africa PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari’s planned visit to South Africa next month remains on course to reinforce “the strong bonds between the two countries” and jointly develop responses to problems affecting people and businesses in South [...]

September 8, 2019 Government and politics
Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani: The North Will Produce Another President In 2023 If…

Senator Shehu Sani represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District during the 8th National Assembly. The renowned civil rights activists and public affairs analyst recently spoke on the state of the nation, among several other issues. PHILIP NYAM brings excerpts: It is [...]

September 7, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari's Cambridge Certificate

Buhari’s Cambridge Certificate Verification; Pdp’s Agent Disappointed

Buhari’s Cambridge Certificate: As the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal kicked off a few months ago, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) sent a team of lawyers and other party agents to the University of Cambridge to confirm the authenticity of the [...]

September 7, 2019 Government and politics
Rivers chapter

APC appoints five persons to lead Rivers chapter

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed a five-member executive caretaker committee for the Rivers State chapter of the party. The caretaker committee to oversee the party’s affairs in the state will be chaired [...]

September 7, 2019 Government and politics
LASG

LASG Commissions 120 Patrol Vehicles, 35 Patrol Motorcycles (More Photos)

Governor of Lagos State, LASG – Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has re-stated his administration’s commitment towards ensuring that Lagos is crime-free. He made this known at the commissioning of 125 patrol vehicles and 35 patrol motorcycles for the use of security [...]

September 6, 2019 Government and politics