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Wrest power from old politicians, Obasanjo tells youths

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised the youth to democratically wrest leadership from the old guards since they are unwilling to quit the stage. To Obasanjo, leadership positions are never given on a platter of gold. He urged the youth to work for them. The ex – President, who spoke on Saturday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, at the Youth Governance ... Read More »

Fayose launches presidential campaign

With about a year to go as governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Saturdaystormed the non-elective convention of PDP with his presidential election campaign team. Although he had earlier indicated his desire to contest the presidential election in 2019, he confirmed his intention when he and his campaign team arrived at the venue of the convention with banners and ... Read More »

Anambra: APC clears Uba, 11 others for gov primary

The All Progressives Congress has cleared all the 12 aspirants who picked nomination and expression of interest forms to take part in the party’s governorship primary in Anambra State. The Chairman of the APC Screening Panel, who is also the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr.  Agboola Ajayi, on Saturday, said all the 12 aspirants were eligible to contest the governorship ... Read More »

PDP woos APC Senators, Reps

As part of its plot to wrestle power from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced secret talks with some APC Senators and members of the House of Representatives for the purpose of luring them. But most of those contacted want an automatic return ticket to the National Assembly. The party is yet ... Read More »

PDP Extends Tenure Of Markafi-Led Caretaker Committee

The Peoples Democratic Party has extended the tenure of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee. The party took the decision today at its ongoing non-elective national convention in the nation’s capital Abuja. Specifically, the tenure of the committee was extended by four months, starting from today, August 12, 2017.   The decision to extend the tenure of the committee ... Read More »

Bamaiyi knocks Senate over anti-corruption stance

A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd.), has said that the Senate is not serious about supporting the anti-corruption war of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. He stated that it was worrisome that those who were supposed to boost the anti-graft fight were rather the ones frustrating it. He spoke on Friday in an interview with journalists on ... Read More »

Buhari Meets Media Team In London, Says I’m Okay

President Muhammadu Buhari says there is tremendous improvement in his health, indeed, he wishes to return home, “but I’ve learnt to obey my doctor’s orders, rather than be the one issuing the orders. Here, the doctor is absolutely in charge.” The President spoke while receiving the presidential media team, and the Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora Matters, at Abuja House, ... Read More »

Edo APC sacks publicity secretary

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has removed its Publicity Secretary, Mr. Godwin Erhahon, after more than three months under suspension. It was learnt that Erhahon’s removal followed a vote of no confidence passed on him by the executive committee of the party’s chapter. The committee subsequently appointed another APC leader from Orhiomwon Local Government Area, Mr. ... Read More »

APC Disciplinary committee summons Banire over anti-party activities

…Embattled Legal Adviser To Appear Before Panel On Monday The Disciplinary Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ward C of Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State has summoned the embattled National Legal Adviser of the party, Mr Muiz Banire over alleged anti-party activities and misappropriation of campaign materials and logistics. In a letter dated July 10, 2017 signed by ... Read More »

South-West PDP Leaders Declare Fayose Persona Non Grata

The South-west leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, a persona non grata as well as dissociated the zone from his activities. This was the position expressed Tuesday in a communique issued by the party leadership after a stakeholders’ meeting held in Victoria Island, Lagos. The party leaders also noted that the executive ... Read More »