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Former minister urges National Assembly, political parties to hold President Buhari, others accountable
A former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Prof Jerry Gana, has urged the National Assembly and political parties to hold President Muhammadu Buhari and other members of the executive arm of government accountable.
The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, on Monday said the paucity of funds stalled the completion of the PDP N16bn 12 storey new national secretariat project.
The Prof Jerry Gana Presidential Campaign Team on Sunday said it was disappointed by the Supreme Court’s judgment that declared a former governor of Cross River State, Donal Duke, the authentic presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party.
The Supreme Court in Abuja on Friday upheld the Court of Appeal judgment declaring Donald Duke as the Social Democratic Party’s presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections.
The Abia State chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said that it has directed its members and supporters across the seventeen local government areas of the state, to cast their votes for the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari, in the February 23 general elections.
Prof. Jerry Gana has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free, fair and credible election, saying it is the only way democracy can survive.
There is no end in sight for the fracas tearing the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to shreds, as a faction backed by its Vice Chairman (South), Professor Tunde Adeniran, has expelled Professor Jerry Gana for alleged gross misconduct and dragging the party to court.
A former Minister of Information, Prof Jerry Gana, on Friday said only “renegade members” of the party took part in the Thursday meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee where the decision to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari was taken.
The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has denied resigning his position as the national chairman of the party.
The opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday formally announced its decision to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Piqued by the ruling of an Appeal Court headed by Justice Abdul Aboki in Abuja, which recognised Dr Donald Duke as the legitimate presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) ahead of next month’s poll, Professor Jerry Gana has vowed to take the matter to the Supreme Court.
The Social Democratic Party National Working Committee is to meet and review the Court of Appeal judgment that recognised former Governor of Cross River, Donald Duke, as the presidential candidate of the party in the forthcoming general elections.
The fireworks bedevilling the Social Democratic Party (SDP), gathered momentum as Professor Jerry Gana accused the party’s National Chairman, Chief Olu Falae, of thwarting his presidential ambition.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it removed the name of a former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, from the final list of presidential candidates published on Thursday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has said the Social Democratic Party can contest the February 16 presidential election despite not having submitted the names of its presidential and vice presidential candidates.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the presidential and National Assembly elections, scheduled for February 16, barring APC candidates in Zamfara and Rivers states.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has restated its stand on the ban of two passengers occupying the front seat of commercial vehicles across the country.
Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.
A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.
The Senator representing Yobe East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, said on Monday that many Boko Haram terrorists are willing to lay down their arms but are afraid of the consequences of their action
The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, dismissed the application filed by All Progressives Congress (APC) and it’s candidate the Bayelsa governorship election, David Lyon, for lacking in merit.
Troops of Operation Hadari Daji (OPHD) has recorded another significant success as part of its continuing operations against armed banditry and all other forms of criminality in Zamfara state.
Mr Umoru Ambrose, Kwara State Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Monday called for establishment of drug clubs in tertiary institutions.
An ambush on a police patrol in northern Burkina Faso on Monday left four people dead, three of them officers, police said.