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Ninth Assembly: Speaker Dogara’s loyalists negotiate for leadership positions, committee appointments
Members of the House of Representatives loyal to the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, have started negotiations with the Majority Leader and candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Speaker in the ninth National Assembly, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, for leadership positions and committee appointments.
Current ministers who excelled during President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term will be considered for automatic appointment into his cabinet during his second term in order to ensure continuity, according to a report.
Uncertainty now surrounds the constitution of the next federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari who sources say is keeping All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, ministers, associates and loyalists guessing on who are likely to be part of his team.
An ex-Governor of Ogun State and Director-General of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel, said that his political supporters have pleaded with him to lead them to the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro says his country's complete electrical failure has been caused by "an international cyber-attack" but that his administration has "defeated their coup".
Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm that thousands of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) that were destroyed by flood last year were in possession of the lawmaker representing Oredo West constituency in the state House of Assembly, Mr. Chris Okaeben.
Opposition supporters and regime loyalists in Venezuela are set to hold competing mass street rallies on Wednesday, two days after a failed mutiny by soldiers hoping to spark a movement that would overthrow President Nicolas Maduro.
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said he would not be surprise if Uche Nwosu and other aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defect to another party, to pursue their political ambitions.
Ahead the 2019 general elections, there is a crack in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as stakeholders of the party have accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his political associates of anti-party activities.
Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, the former lawmaker who represented Kosofe federal constituency, has appealed to people of the constituency to continue to tow the line of peace, remain calm and stay focused.
Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission was sympathetic to the ruling All Progressives Congress rather than being neutral in the Osun State governorship election.
Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State has condemned attack on his convoy by All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters who are loyalists to aggrieved governorship aspirants in the state.
Babajide Sanwoolu, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, has expressed his desire to pursue his ambition to become the next governor of the state, saying he will not step down for the incumbent, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
Former Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Suleiman Abba, has opened up on what transpired between him, former President Goodluck Jonathan; Muhammadu Buhari and former Speaker of House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal.
A mammoth crowd trooped out on Thursday in Kaiama, Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State for a heroic reception for Malam Abdullahi Danbaba, an aide of Governor Abdullahi Ahmed, who resigned to his appointment to remain in the All Progressives Congress.
One of the leading gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe state, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya, has restated his commitment to remain in the Party no matter the outcome of the coming gubernatorial primaries of the party.
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila will not stand in December’s presidential election, a spokesman said, on Wednesday, announcing that former interior minister Emmanuel Shadary would be the ruling coalition’s candidate.
The Chairman, Ijaw Youth Council, Central Zone, Mr. Tare Porri, has survived death by a whisker after a reported attempt on his life by his deputy, Amiebi Turner.
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Kola Daisi University, Ibadan in Oyo on Friday donated one water borehole each to its two host communities of Agede and Onidundu as part of the institution’s corporate social responsibility.
Former governor of Imo State Senator Rochas Okorocha has challenged Governor Emeka Ihedioha to publish the details of the N100billion debt for public consumption just as he said that the governor is taking Nigerians, Imo people for granted.
Some Nigerians have began the Grammy nominations campaign for Nigerian artists featured on Beyoncé’s ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album.
The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has declared that it will hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if any northerner is attacked in the south.
Passengers aboard a Port Harcourt-bound Azman Air flight were thrown into panic on Friday after a yet-to-be-identified man climbed the aircraft while it was about to take off at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja.
The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Friday pledged at a summit in Angola to seek to resolve tensions that have erupted between their two countries in recent months.
Three time Nations cup winners Nigeria lead the list of top football nations seeded ahead of the draw for the 2021 Nations Cup to be hosted by Cameroon.
As he swore-in 13 new commissioners to help him run his second-term administration, Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai warned that, any of them who fails to meet up with two quarterly report of the ministry will be fired.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has recounted his last conversation with the daughter of the leader of the pan-Yoruba sociocultural organisation, Afenifere, Mrs Funke Olakunrin, who was murdered on Friday by suspected Fulani herdsmen along Benin-Ore road in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid’s manager and the mother of his third child, Jada Pollock has accused him allegedly of domestic violence.