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The pioneer North East National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Umar Duhu, Monday said the exit of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is a blessing.
President Muhammadu Buhari seemed to be in high spirit on Monday when he inaugurated a 30-member new minimum wage committee, seizing the moment to mockingly comment on the resignation of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the ruling APC.
A former Aide to the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has declared that with or without former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, cannot unseat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Bode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and national chairmanship aspirant, has claimed that more founding fathers of the former ruling party, currently in the All Progressives Congress, APC, would soon leave just like ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said he is open to reconciliation with his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, in pursuit of his ambition of becoming President in 2019.
Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar who on Friday announced his decision to leave APC, has arrived in Yola where he is now engaged in series of meetings with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) officials at all levels who keep trooping to his house to woo him back into the party.
Only recently, the so-called Adamawa State PDP’s leadership and an amorphous group that calls itself Katsina State People’s Democratic Party Elders’ Consultative Forum are reported to have publicly pleaded with the erstwhile Vice President to come back to the PDP.
The Adamawa chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has confirmed the receipt of the resignation letter of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the party.
An Abuja-based political analyst, Mr Ephraim Audu, says defection from one political party to another is permissible in a democracy as it helps it to thrive.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, has expressed delight at the exit of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying that it was the beginning of the ruling party’s end in 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of N164.8m for the second semester schools fees of the freed 106 Chibok girls at the American University of Nigeria, Yola.
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has warned that the polarization policy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government, dividing the country along ethnic and religious lines, is posing a serious threat to the unity of Nigeria.
A youth group in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the weekend hailed former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, for showing the All Progressive Congress (APC) a red card, at last, declaring its support for his return to the party where he was a founding father.
The Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area, Mr Kamal Bashua, on Sunday described the defection of Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a welcome development.
Ex-Governor Sule Lamido begs Bukola Saraki, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Aminu Tambuwal, others to return to...
Alhaji Sule Lamido also lambasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) for their inability to keep former vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the fold despite claims of perfections that their party would perform better than the PDP.
An Igbo Leader and Chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC), Prince Matthew Onyebuchi Agu, has allayed fear that the exit of the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, from the ruling party at the Centre will pose no threat to the re-election of President Muhammedu Buhari.
A cross section of politicians continue to react to the defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards bent the knee to HBO’s fantasy epic “Game of Thrones,” which closed out Sunday night’s ceremony by nabbing the prize for best drama series.
Nigerian Chef, Folashade Shoyonbo, on Sunday in Lagos emerged winner of a Jolof Rice Contest after beating chefs from two other West African countries.
The Zamfara State Government said it has obtained ‘credible intelligence reports’ indicating that some politicians in the state “are making clandestine moves to destabilise the state.”
The Kano State Hisbah Board, has destroyed over 196,400 bottles of beer confiscated within the Kano metropolis.
Housemate Chimeke Okoye aka Frodd has won the ultimate veto power in the ongoing BBNaija season four.
The Peoples Democratic Party Youth Network has called on Bayelsans to ignore a wild rumour being peddled by unscrupulous characters about a purported meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva.
In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy to discourage the importation of milk, four dairy products manufacturers have commenced the process for the local production of milk, an official has said.
South East farmers under the auspices of Igbo Farmers Progressive Union (IFPU) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association to order, insisting that no group should kill others in the country.
A 44-year-old tipper driver, Edoghogho Omorogbe, has been arrested by the operatives of the Edo State Police Command for allegedly killing his 52-year-old mother-in-law, Mrs. Alice Omorogbe, 25 year-old sister-in-law, Blessing Efe and her six-month-old daughter.
Rafael Nadal has pulled out of his Laver Cup matches on Sunday due to inflammation in his hand.