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APC moves to reconcile Kogi gov, Melaye

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Monday in Abuja, inaugurated a seven-member reconciliation committee for the party’s Kogi State chapter at the APC National Secretariat. The seven-member committee, which is chaired by Gen. Idris Garba(retd.), also has as members, Chief Don Etiebet, Patricia Etteh; Group Capt. Rufai Garba(retd.),  Alhaji Umar Lawan Kareto, Group Capt. Joe Orji ... Read More »

Saraki acknowledges receipt of Buhari’s resumption letter

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has acknowledged receipt of President Muhammadu Buhari’s resumption letter to the National Assembly. Mr. Saraki made this known via his twitter handle on Monday. He said, “I have received a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari informing the Senate that he has returned to the country. “I have also acknowledged the letter.’’ The News Agency ... Read More »

PDP’s Understanding Of Restructuring Nigeria Shallow — APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress has described the opposition Peoples Democratic Party’s definition and understanding of the restructuring of Nigeria as shallow and far from what Nigerians are asking for. The two main parties had since the end of last week been engaged in a debate on an issue that has recently become the centre of national political discourse in ... Read More »

Ekiti APC holds rally for Buhari, hails Wike

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State and the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties on Monday held a rally in Ado Ekiti to celebrate the return of President Muhammadu Buhari after 104 days medical vacation in London. The procession moved from Okeyinmi junction along the Ado-Ikere road and stopped at Ijigbo roundabout to address the public. The situation caused a traffic gridlock, ... Read More »

Nigeria’s unity settled, not negotiable – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the unity of the country would not be open to any negotiation. The President, in a broadcast to Nigerians since he returned to Nigeria after a 104-day medical vacation in London, added that political mischief makers who were fuelling ethnic violence would be dealt with. Buhari, who said he was not against legitimate concerns, noted that ... Read More »

PDP believes in restructuring- Adeyeye

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is in support of restructuring of the country in a manner that will boost the growth, development and prosperity of Nigeria. Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP National Caretaker Committee, made the clarification in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja. Adeyeye said the clarification became necessary following a statement credited to ... Read More »

Edo Assembly threatens criminal action against ex-speaker

It said claims by the former Speaker that the vehicles were given to her by former governor Adams Oshiomhole were untrue as there was no evidence to show that Oshiomhole and the leadership of the House took such decision. Hon Ativie who represents Uhunmwode constituency served as Speaker for 84 days after the impeachment of Hon Victor Edoror. Ativie stepped ... Read More »

We are ready to fulfil campaign promises – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended Nigerians for keeping fate with the Buhari government through out his medical vacation and assured that the government was poised now, more than ever before to fulfil its electoral promises to the people. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi and made available to newsmen in Abuja, the ... Read More »

PDP, FCT residents welcome Buhari

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has joined Abuja residents to salute and welcome President Muhammadu Buhari from his over three months medical vacation to London. A message of the party issued by the Mr Dayo Adeyeye, National Publicity Secretary, PDP National Caretaker Committee on Saturday in Abuja, said the party believed that Buhari is healthier now to assume his responsibility ... Read More »

Tinubu, PDP react to Buhari’s return from London

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has saluted President Muhammadu Buhari on his return from his over three months medical vacation to London. The welcome message of the party was issued by the Mr Dayo Adeyeye, National Publicity Secretary, PDP National Caretaker Committee on Saturday in Abuja. “We believe that Mr President is healthier now to assume his responsibility at the ... Read More »