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*2019: I can’t be Buhari’s running mate, says Tinubu*

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said there was no truth in the speculation that he may emerge as President Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate for the 2019 presidential election. Tinubu described as a “classic case of utterly and irredeemably-fake news,” the report in a national daily (not The PUNCH) that he was ... Read More »

PDP has quality national leaders now – Metuh

A former National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, has described the party’s newly-elected National Working Committee (NWC) as “one of the best set of national leaders the party has ever produced’’. Metuh told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja that he was fully confident that the new NWC would lead the party to victory by ... Read More »

Trump unfit to clean toilets at Obama library — US newspaper

A top US newspaper on Wednesday blasted President Donald Trump with a withering editorial, saying he was not fit to even “clean the toilets” in Barack Obama’s presidential library or shine George W. Bush’s shoes. USA Today, a mass-market paper with one of the biggest circulations in the country, published the piece after Trump attacked a Democratic female US senator in a ... Read More »

Yoruba PDP caucus attacks Wike over Obasanjo comment

The congress of Yoruba Sons and Daughters within the Peoples Democratic Party say they are outraged by the insults allegedly hauled on the Yoruba by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike. They said they took a strong exemption to Wike’s comment that the Yoruba are inconsequential and have no practical political importance in the PDP. According to them, Wike ... Read More »

Amaechi says Jonathan wasted $65bn excess crude fund, PDP kicks

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said he left the Peoples Democratic Party in 2015 due to the gross mismanagement of the country’s resources by the former ruling party. According to him, the wastage of the country’s resources was so much during the PDP reign that a total of $65bn left in the Excess Crude Account by ex-President ... Read More »

MOORE: A devastating loss for Trump in Alabama

Julian Zelizer is a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and the author of “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society.” He’s also the co-host of the “Politics & Polls” podcast. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. (CNN) President Donald Trump should be sweating after the shocking outcome ... Read More »

PDP convention: Dickson warns on provocative comments

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has warned winners at the just concluded elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) and their supporters to stop further provocative comments on aggrieved chairmanship and other aspirants that lost out at the convention. Dickson’s warning is directed at some high profile party chieftains who have been launching verbal attacks and derisive ... Read More »

Secondus pledges total reconciliation in PDP

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has restated his commitment to full reconciliation and inclusion of all aggrieved members in the bid to reposition the party. A statement issued by his media aide, Bisi Ezekiel, said Secondus stated this while receiving the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja. The ... Read More »

FG Completes Handing Over Of Presidential Lodge Marina, To Lagos

…We’ll Transform Edifice To National Monument, Says Ambode …Thanks Buhari, Osinbajo, Fashola, Others The Federal Government on Tuesday completed the final handing over of the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government about twenty years after the journey to actualize it commenced. Speaking at the brief but impressive handing over ceremony, held at the Conference Room of Federal Ministry ... Read More »

PDP: Jonathan leads reconciliation team, Wike, Secondus visit George

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday, in Abuja, began a subtle move to douse tension generated among members of the Peoples Democratic Party over the outcome of last Saturday’s national convention in Abuja. The former President assembled a team of his loyalists, who it was gathered, would visit aggrieved aspirants with a view to appealling to them to forget about their ... Read More »