The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bayelsa State chapter, worsened, on Wednesday, when the state party’s stakeholders disowned the duo of Chief Timipre Sylva and Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, as leaders of the party in the state.
Bayelsa State Government has accused a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of the state, Timipre Sylva, of allegedly sponsoring acts of destabilisation in the state.
The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of trying to blackmail heads of Federal Government’s agencies in the state ahead of the July 14 governorship election.
Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has urged other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), particularly members of the nPDP faction, who have been allegedly sidelined, to defect to the PDP and, according to him: “save themselves from further harassment and neglect from APC.”
Senator Ben Murray-Bruce on Wednesday welcomed Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, to the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party.
The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Tuesday evening disclosed that he did not make any promise to the people of the state during his 2015 governorship electioneering campaign.
Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has resigned from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.
Senator Misau noted that such allegation was unacceptable, even in the presence of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
The embattled lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, attended plenary on Wednesday in a cervical collar and with a walking stick.
The Labour Party (LP) in Ogun State, on Wednesday, faulted the Democracy Day speech delivered by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as ‘fallen short’ of the expectations of Nigerian masses.
A member of the House of Representatives who represents Kachia/Kagarko federal constituency, Adams Jagaba, has formally defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has insisted that the fact that a former governor of Abia State, Mr Orji Kalu, changed his political party won’t stop the alleged corruption case involving him.
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has, again, raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has allegedly perfected plans with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to not only manipulate the July 14 election, but also to de-enfrancihise 50 per cent electorate by heavily preloading the smart cards readers and release ballot papers to members of APC to justify the preload.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, attributed his success at the 2015 general elections to the card reader technology deployed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has mocked Prince Dayo Adeyeye who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying that the ex-national scribe of PDP is ‘a mere branch which severed ties with him (Fayose) who is the vine, and ‘would fall off’.
Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State, Monday, recalled that when he was inaugurated in 2015, he received a voluminous document detailing huge debts and uncompleted capital projects worth N31.3 billion in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to vote whoever is their preferred candidate in the 2019 general elections.
The National Executive Council of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers Union has suspended its Benin Unit Chairman, Comrade Osamuyi Osahon, for not following the union’s rules and regulations to resolve conflicts.
Bayelsa State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, Dr. Franklin Osaisai, has promised to build on the achievement of Governor Seraike Dickson when elected in November.
The police in Bauchi on Saturday arrested a 26-year-old man, Victor Oguwa, suspected to be fake drugs manufacturer.
Nigeria sprinter Divine Oduduru has emerged as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Male Athlete of the Year in the United States of America.
Unbeaten British heavyweight Tyson Fury heightened demand Saturday night for a rematch against undefeated WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.
A yet-to-be-identified man was arrested by the police on Saturday for slapping a nurse identified as Angela at Okwe General Hospital, Asaba, Delta State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria signaled it will allow the naira to weaken past its official rate as it gradually unwinds its regime of multiple exchange rates, data on its website shows.
A top contender for the position of Deputy Senate President, Senator Francis Alimikhena, on Monday declared he is still in the race for the post.
India on Thursday said there were no survivors from a military plane crash last week in a remote mountainous region close to China.
The immediate-past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, says he will appear before the disciplinary panel of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee on Friday to face the petitioners seeking the stripping of his Senior Advocate of Nigeria rank for alleged misconduct.