Power & Politics

Friday – June 8, 2018

NO Public Holiday On June 12, 2018 – (MKO Abiola Day) – Presidency

There have been questions regarding whether or not there will be a FEDERAL public holiday on June 12, 2018.

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Monday – June 4, 2018

Sack military officers in charge of Boko Haram campaign, Fasehun tells Buhari

The founder of the Oodua People’ s Congress, Dr . Frederick Fasehun, has called for the removal of military officers in charge of the Boko Haram campaign.

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Nigeria suffering from lack of good leadership, says Fasoranti

Elder statesman and leader of Afenifere , nonagenarian Chief Reuben Fasoranti, told Oluwaseun Akingboye in this interview that Nigeria ’ s democracy is in crisis. Excerpts.

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DSS reduces operatives assigned to Dogara, Lasun

The Department of State Services has reduced the number of its operatives attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives , Mr . Yakubu Dogara, and his Deputy, Mr . Yussuff Lasun .

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Sunday – June 3, 2018

There’s no way I could’ve been associated with armed robbery against my people –Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr . Bukola Saraki , has faulted the Police claims that he has been indicted by some suspects arrested in connection with the April 2018 Offa bank robberies in which 30 persons were killed.

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Fayose calls for prayers for Bamidele, others; suspends PDP campaign for 3 days

Governor Fayose called for three days of fasting and prayer for the APC former governorship aspirant Opeyemi Bamidele and others that were shot by unknown gunmen.

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2019 Presidency: We Won’t Wait For You –youths Tell Buhari

The National Leader of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), Ahmed Yerima, declared the readiness of the youths to take over the reign of power in 2019,

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APC crisis deepens as convention panel secretary resigns, fingers Okorocha

The Secretary of the National Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Ben Nwajumogu , has resigned his appointment .

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Congress fallout: APC shocks Tinubu, Ajimobi, Kwankwaso, Dogara, Amaechi, Omo-Agege, others

Intense politicking with far-reaching electoral implications appears ahead of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), as some of the leading lights suffered crunchy political blows in the resolution of the crisis arising from its ward, local government and state congresses.

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BREAKING: Justice Akanbi, pioneer ICPC chairman dies at 85

Pioneer chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related matters Commission (ICPC) and former president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mustapha Akanbi, is reported dead.

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2019: I will soon answer clarion calls to contest gov election —Alao-Akala

Former governor of Oyo State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, reflecting on his 68th birthday, speaks with MOSES ALAO on the calls on him to contest the 2019 governorship election.

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Massive turnout as Ogunbiyi declares for Osun governorship

All roads led to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state secretariat in Osun State, last Tuesday, as massive crowd of supporters and admirers greeted the declaration of Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi, a former Managing Director of Mutual Benefit Assurance, for the PDP governorship ticket.

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2019: Transport employers call on Nigerian youths to re-elect Buhari

As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid has continued to garner support from different quarters

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Orubebe vows to hit back at Buhari

Former Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Elder Godsday Orubebe has said he is taking his time before he replies President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Prophet Elijah Ayodele: “Fayemi Will Win Ekiti Governorship Elections”

A foremost seer and prophet, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, has revealed outcome of the forthcoming governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun States.

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Anxiety in APC : Buhari, nPDP leaders negotiate over 10 states’ votes

This report attempts to explain to the generality of Nigerians, the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and President Muhammadu Buhari why the APC should tame the monster of opposition within its ranks if only to avoid the folly of the Goodluck Jonathan administration in allowing a section of its party leadership to exit.

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Fayose raises alarm over alleged plot to implicate him, PDP leaders with murder

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm over alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi to implicate him and some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with murder.

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I Can Never Kill Or Engage Assassins, Former Abia Governor Orji Uzor Kalu

Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has reacted to the news trending on social media that he used to kill people when he was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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Saturday – June 2, 2018

Jolly Nyame: 13 Things You May Not Know About Jailed Ex-governor

Jolly Nyame, a former governor of Taraba State, was on Wednesday jailed 14 years for mismanaging government funds while in office.

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PDP rejects Orji Kalu’s claim about killing rivals

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has distanced itself from the statement by former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, that members of …

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