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Alleged Murder Charge against our Chairman Hypocritical, APC Tells Fayose

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has slammed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari for hosting the APC State Chairman, Olajide Awe, along his counterparts from other states in the Aso Rock. It said PDP’s charge that Buhari should not have allowed Awe into the seat of power over alleged murder hanging on him ... Read More »

Why we invited Ike Ekweremadu, others for questioning – Police

The Nigerian Police Force has given reasons for inviting the deputy president of the senate, Ike Ekweremadu, to its headquarters for questioning. The police explained on its Facebook page that it received a petition from a senator who alleged unauthorized substitution of senate document. It said in line with the policy of the police leadership on evidence gathering, the matter ... Read More »

National Assembly crisis and the real issues

By Joe Igbokwe Since President Buhari took the oath of office in May 29 2015, I have been following the political developments with a keen interest, especially the events at the National Assembly. I have witnessed the vicious attacks on APC leadership by those who lost the elections and those who fed from the PDP’s inept leadership up in the ... Read More »

Lagos Lawmakers back Ambode over delay in forming

Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have said that the delay by Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to form his cabinet was for the general good of the state. The lawmakers said that the delay had not affected governance and projects executions across the state, and that the Governor was taking his time to choose the best for the state. ... Read More »

We have nothing to do with Ekweremadu’s invitation by police – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it has nothing to do with the reported police’s invitation of Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, over which the PDP has released an outlandish statement containing all sorts of imaginary claims. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said it neither wrote ... Read More »

IGP summons Ekweremadu over alleged forgery

  The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, has summoned the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, over alleged forgery of the Senate Rules. Ekweremadu is expected to appear before a team of investigators at the Force Headquarters in Abuja on Monday. National Publicity Secretary of the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, confirmed the invitation ... Read More »

Obasa Donates Food Items, Cash to mum of 3 sets of twins

Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has visited Mrs. Ruth Uche, the mother of three pairs of twins who was abandoned by her husband, Emeka Benjamin Uche, as the birth of the third pair approaches. The Lagos Assembly Speaker also presented food items, beverages and cash to the woman. Rt. Hon Obasa during the ... Read More »

Okondo, PDP chieftain rejects Fayose’s appointment

A former member of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Dayo Okondo, has rejected his appointment by the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, as a member of the Governing Council of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti. The rejection came shortly after the governor announced the list of the appointees on state radio, Friday. He said he was not ... Read More »

PDP insists on removal of INEC chair, says Zakari in ‘strong relationship’ with Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it will continue to demand the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Amina Zakari, as resolved in its 403rd National Working Committee, NWC, meeting, despite unwarranted attacks on its officials by the Presidency. The party said it is privy to the fact that “Mrs. Zakari who has a ... Read More »

Wike, Ekweremadu, Jonathan differ over NASS Officials

Indications emerged at the weekend that barely twenty fours after the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP rolled out its zoning arrangement for principal offices in the National Assembly, crisis looms over who should take these positions. PDP as a minority party in the national Assembly would have the following positions, Minority Leader, Deputy Minority Leader; Minority Whip and ... Read More »