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The drama in the National Assembly assumed a new dimension on Thursday when the aggrieved lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) disrupted the plenary session in the House of Representatives by insisting that the Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, must respect the decision of the party on four of its nominees who had been selected […]

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has asked the state Election Petitions Tribunal to set aside the order it made for the inspection of election materials used for the April 11, 2015 governorship election in the state. Counsel to the governor Emmanuel Ukala, SAN in a motion dated June 16, 2015 asked the court to […]

Following the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday night, the governors have expressed worries over the leadership crisis rocking the National Assembly. Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, made the position of the governors known when he spoke with State House correspondents after the meeting. […]

Former Rivers State Governor, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, has described the so-called probe of his tenure as governor by his successor, Nyesom Wike, as a deliberate persecution. Amaechi said Wike had gone ahead with his plan of threatening, coercing and blackmailing officials of his administration, especially civil servants into making false, phony and bogus statements that […]

The All Progressives Congress in Oyo State has told former state Governor Rashidi Ladoja to desist from his alleged sponsorship of falsehood against the administration the incumbent, Governor Abiola Ajimobi. The party claimed that Ladoja, the state Accord Party governorship candidate in the April 11 poll, was allegedly doing so in a bid to mislead […]

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, said the peaceful conduct of March 28 Presidential poll won by Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), has shamed doomsayers’ perception that Nigeria will break up in 2015. “No one will ever repeat that wild and arrogant prediction that Nigeria will go under; those doomsayers have been shamed and Nigeria […]

Igbos living in Lagos were told on Sunday to vote for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, or else they will die in the lagoon. A visibly angry Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, in an unconcealed threat, stated that he was not ready to beg the Igbos, but if […]

Despite its poor outing in the presidential election, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ogun State has declared that will not merge with any political party to contest and win the governorship election on Saturday. While addressing journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital yesterday, the party’s governorship candidate, Senator Akin Odunsi, said: “Some unscrupulous elements […]

Opposition political parties in Cross River State operating under the aegis of the Inter-party Advisory Council (IPAC) and the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) have jointly called on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to remove the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Dr. Sylvester Okay Ezeani, and the Commission’s […]

The political battle between the outgoing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the incoming All Progressives Congress (APC) has shifted to Delta State where the opposition is currently making frantic effort to have an APC governor. The ploy by the opposition party is to ensure that it retains the administration of more oil producing states in […]

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