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EFCC traces another N2bn to another account of PDP gov aspirant in Niger state

EFCC traces another N2bn to another account of PDP gov aspirant in Niger state

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have discovered N2 billion in another account operated by a former PDP governorship aspirant in Niger state and former Commissioner of Local Government in the state, Kantigi Liman. Recall that on April 11th, the agency released a statement saying it discovered N4 billion in the accounts of two companies which he had links with(Read ...

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Please stop hugging transformers – APC pleads with Nigerians

Please stop hugging transformers - APC pleads with Nigerians

Due to viral photos of people posing with transformers over the lack of constant electricity since President Buhari came to power, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Nigerians to stop hugging transformers. According to the statement made via the party UK Twitter account, the Minister of  Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola is working non-stop to improve power ...

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Ali Modu Sheriff plans to run for President in 2019- Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP alleges

Ali Modu Sheriff plans to run for President in 2019- Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP alleges

The Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP, has alleged that the Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, is planning to run for presidency come 2019.Dayo Adeyeye who is the spokesperson of the PDP caretaker committee of the Ahmed Makarfi-camp, made the allegation when he spoke at a press conference in Abuja yesterday. “Yesterday, while addressing newsmen, as he continues to illegally ...

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Former President Jonathan never asked me to resign – Ali Modu Sherif​f

Former President Jonathan never asked me to resign – Ali Modu Sherif​f

PDP National chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff has denied media reports that former president Goodluck Jonathan has asked him and senator Ahmed Makarfi to resign their positions as a way of resulting the protracted leadership crisis of the party.There were media reports yesterday that Jonathan had prevailed on both men to resign their positions so that a new convention can be ...

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I will never contest for presidency against Buhari – Tinubu

I will never contest for presidency against Buhari - Tinubu

National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu, says he will never contest for Presidency against President Buhari and he won’t eever support anyone who does. Tinubu said this in a statement while reacting to a newspaper report that he is gearing up to contest against President Buhari in the next presidential election and that he has picked three possible running mates ...

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Court nullifies election of serving senator, Bassey Akpan, orders him to refund all his emoluments

Court nullifies election of serving senator, Bassey Akpan, orders him to refund all his emoluments

A Federal High court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has nullified the election of the senator representing Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial district, Bassey Akpan. The court nullified his election following a petition by one Bassey Etim who argued that he was the authentic PDP Senatorial candidate in the 2015 election.Witnesses testified in court that Akpan who vied for the ...

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Photos: Ali Modu Sheriff takes over PDP secretariat in Abuja

Photos: Ali Modu Sheriff takes over PDP secretariat in Abuja

Days after the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt validated his position as the authentic National Chairman of PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff has taken over the National secretariat of the party. Sheriff and members of his working committee took over the secretariat last night. However in a swift reaction to this development, the Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee of the party, ...

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Photos: Rotimi Akeredolu sworn in as governor of Ondo state

Photos: Rotimi Akeredolu sworn in as governor of Ondo state

The new governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, was sworn in today, Friday 24th, February 2016 in Ondo State. Among the dignitaries present include Senate President Bukola Saraki, APC National Chairman Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Minister of Solid Minerals Kayode Fayemi, among others. See photos below:

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PDP Govs Forum rejects Appeal Court judgment on reinstatement of Sheriff, set to head to Supreme court

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The Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, Governors’ Forum have kicked against the outcome of the Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt,Rivers State that reinstated Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of the Party,describing it as a rape on the Nation;s democracy.  Addressing news men in Abuja today,  the Chairman of the Forum who is also the Ekiti state Governor, Ayo ...

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Gambian president, Adama Barrow to be officially inaugurated today

Gambian president, Adama Barrow to be officially inaugurated today

The Gambian president, Adama Barrow will be officially sworn in today February 18, 2017, at the Independence Stadium in the capital, Banjul, and will  be administered by the new Chief Justice, Justice Hassan Jallow. The inauguration will be tied with the Gambia’s 52nd Independence Day celebration. This will be the second oath the President elect will take, after taken his ...

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Appeal court confirms Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP chairman

Appeal court confirms Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP chairman

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, has affirmed former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, as the authentic national chairman of PDP. A three-man panel of justices delivered judgement on the PDP leadership tussle between Sheriff and Ahmed Makarfi on Friday. It can be recalled that Ahmed Makarfi, had approached the court to dissolve Sheriff’s faction, as ...

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Zuma to begin presidential campaign for his ex-wife to replace him

Zuma to begin presidential campaign for his ex-wife to replace him

The South African President has decided to start campaigning in support of his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the next president to take over from him in 2019. According to reports from sources within his political party, President Jacob Zuma summoned KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson, Sihle Zikalala to inquire why the province is yet to start drumming up support for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ...

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Photos: PDP members visit former President Goodluck Jonathan

Photos: PDP members visit former President Goodluck Jonathan

As part of efforts to resolve the crisis rocking PDP, some of the party executives led by Professor Jerry Gana, today paid a visit to former President Goodluck Jonathan at his residence in Abuja. See photos below:  

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Tinubu’s private jet was reportedly used to fly Jammeh into political exile to Guinea and cart away more than $11 million

Tinubu’s private jet was reportedly used to fly Jammeh into political exile to Guinea

After weeks of political crisis and on the verge of military action to forcefully oust him, Gambia’s ex-president, Yahya Jammeh accepted to step down for his successor, President Adama Barrow on Friday. Along with a mediator, Guinean President Alpha Conde, he was flown to Equatorial Guinea on political exile.The Nation newspaper reports that the Private jet of the National leader ...

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Adams Oshiomhole’s Son Joins the Race for Vacant Seat of Etsako Federal Constituency

Adams Oshiomhole’s Son Joins the Race for Vacant Seat of Etsako Federal Constituency

The campaign posters of Dr. Cyril Oshiomhole, the first son of the immediate past Governor of Edo State,Adams Oshiomhole, are now in Benin and major towns in Etsako Federal constituency in Edo. The posters were seen in strategic locations in Auchi and other major communities in Etsako East, Central and West Local Government Areas. The colourful posters have also been extended ...

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Clintons, Bush, Carter to attend Trump’s inauguration

Clintons, Bush, Carter to attend Trump’s inauguration

Former USA President, George W. Bush, and Presidential candidate, Hilary Clinton, will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration to hold on January 20th. In a statement released by the politician aides, on Tuesday, indicated at least three former Presidents will be at the US capital in Washington for the ceremony, that will kick start Trump’s tenure. They said: “They are pleased to ...

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Njoku, Abia Speaker resigns, less than 24 hours after election

Njoku, Abia Speaker resigns, less than 24 hours after election

The ninth  Speaker of  Abia House of Assembly, Chief Kennedy Njoku, has resigned his appointment, less than 24 hours after he was elected. Njoku was elected at about 4.10 p.m.  on Thursday  following the impeachment of   Chief Martins Azubuike over alleged  gross financial misconduct and autocratic leadership style. Njoku, who  announced his resignation at the resumption of plenary at about  ...

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Wike’s refusal to honour police panel a bad omen – Rivers APC

Wike’s refusal to honour police panel a bad omen – Rivers APC

The All Progressives Congress Party, APC, Rivers state chapter has alleged that the state’s Governor, Nyesom Wike, has refused to honour a panel of inquiry set up by the police to investigate the violence that occurred during the December 10 re-run poll. It said the Governor’s refusal to honour the panel portends a bad omen. “The refusal of Rivers State ...

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Governor Fayose Might have Bribed Pastor Adeboye to Praise Him – APC

Governor Fayose Might have Bribed Pastor Adeboye to Praise Him – APC

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye on Saturday, visited the palace of the Ewi of Ado, Oba Rufus Adejugbe, during a tour of the State as part of the Church’s ‘Let’s go a fishing’ programme. During the visit, Adeboye commended the governor for his boldness and courage in defence of his people ...

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APC members hand over audio tape of Gov Wike allegedly threatening to ‘kill’ an INEC staff, to police

APC members hand over audio tape of Gov Wike allegedly threatening to 'kill' an INEC staff, to police

APC members in Rivers state led by Asita Honourable, this morning handed over an audio tape purported to be Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, threatening to kill an INEC official in the just concluded state legislative rerun election.

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