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The Katsina State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday declared its support for the presidential ambition of former Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido, in the forth-coming party primaries slated for August, thus effectively shutting the door for other aspirants, including former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Popular former Lagos Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has hit at ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, whom he said was “simply afraid of his shadow’’.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, yesterday, gave the chronological explanation of how his supposed opponents in the All Progressives Congress, APC, drew the battle line with him.
Elder statesman, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has accused former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, late Bola Ige of masterminding the death and presiding over the funeral of the Alliance for Democracy, AD.
Chief Ayo Adebanjo, a prominent Afenifere chieftain, has released hit book in which he described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration as a calamity.
An elder statesman and chieftain of the defunct Alliance for Democracy (AD), Ayo Adebanjo, says former president Olusegun Obasanjo performed dismally while in office.
An Osun State based constitutional lawyer, Mr. Bola Ige, has lashed out at the National Assembly for proposing a reordering of the general elections sequence in the country, saying that it lacked the power to alter policies made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Following fears expressed by the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, that his life was under threat for implementing the Benue State Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law, 2017, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Benue State has warned that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) would be held responsible should anything happen to the governor.
A former member of the National Assembly, Senator Joseph Waku, has described Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as a thrash and full of mischief.
Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s venerable vice president from 1979 to 1983, gave up the ghost in a London hospital last November 19. It has taken me a whole two months to write a tribute in his memory because I have yet to reconcile myself fully to the reality of his departure.
Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), has faulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo for calling on President Buhari not to seek a second term come 2019.
A former personal assistant to the late Bola Ige, Olu Agunloye, has disclosed that Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, persuaded Ige to work under the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The warrant of arrest issued against a former Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in Osun State, Mr Muyiwa Ige, by the state House of Assembly over an alleged land matter at Ilobu has been revoked.
The Osun State House of Assembly has issued a warrant of arrest against the immediate past Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in the state, Mr. Muyiwa Ige, for his alleged refusal to honour the lawmakers’ invitation.
My most enduring personal memory of Alex Ekwueme was at his brother Laz Ekwueme’s 60th birthday in January 1996, which began appropriately with a performance at the University of Lagos auditorium, with Laz himself conducting his Chorale as part of the events. At the end of the performance, his brother, Dr. Alex Ekwueme made a personal request for a performance of Schubert’s “Ave Maria,” and he was obliged.
As Nigeria marks 57th anniversary of its independence, Archbishop of Lagos Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Dr Olusina Fape, says Nigeria at 57 is sick and confused because the leaders and the led are suffering from corruption and selfishness.
The Archbishop of Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos, His Grace, Dr Michael Olusina Fape, on Sunday, said that Nigeria needs selfless leaders to bring back its lost glory.
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The principals have chosen to speak as there were concerns that Volpi’s press release implied that they, Whitmore Limited, had a total indebtedness of $680 million.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll was a victory for the people.
Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described the victory of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a demonstration of the people’s trust in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party that has the capacity to liberate the state from mis-governance and gross under-development.
The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held a victory rally to celebrate the success of the party’s candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, who has been announced winner of the polls.
Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential aspirant of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says what Nigerians need is a generational shift in governance and not allegiance to “same old career politicians”.
This was disclosed by the minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, after the federal executive council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world’s Anglicans, will lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family in attendance.
Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA AFRICA) has said it is employing parallel vote tabulation (PVT) methodology to complement the efforts of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Nigeria Police Force has assured electorates in Ekiti State ahead of the July 14 election that the police will ensure adequate security noting that the force does not belong to any political party.