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Ikenga Ugochinyere

Ikenga Ugochinyere resigns as IPAC spokesman

The Chairman of the Action Peoples Party, Mr Ikenga Ugochinyere, has resigned as the National Publicity Secretary of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC).
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Governor Obaseki is my brother, ‘rift’ created by people, media

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has blamed the Nigerian media for the alleged rift between himself and Gov. Godwin Obaseki, describing his successor as his brother.

Adams Oshiomhole: Governor Obaseki is my brother, ‘rift’ created by people for their interest

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the alleged rift between himself and his successor, Governor Godwin Obaseki, is the creation of people with personal interest, describing Obaseki as his brother.
Bauchi State House of Assembly - BAHA

Groups threaten to recall Bauchi former speaker

Two groups – Bauchi Assembly of Youths Political Actors (BAYOPA) and Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience (BOBALAC) – have threatened to initiate a recall process against the former Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Kawuwa Damina and 16 other lawmakers after paying a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki visits Adams Oshiomhole in Iyamho

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Monday paid a surprise visit to his predecessor and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomole.
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.

Funding stalls completion of PDP’s new national secretariat – chairman

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.

Adams Oshiomhole absent as PDP, APC unite in Edo to celebrate John Odigie-Oyegun

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State on Monday put partisan politics aside to celebrate the 80th birthday celebration of immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress and former Governor of Edo State, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.

Catholic Archbishop urges Adams Oshiomhole, Godwin Obaseki to settle feud

Archbishop of Archdiocese of Benin, Augustine Akubeze, has urged National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and Governor Godwin Obaseki to settle their feud for the betterment of the state.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore not suspended as Lagos AAC disowns Leonard Nzenwa

The Lagos State Chapter of the African Alliance Congress (AAC) said on Sunday that it would not recognise Mr Leonard Nzenwa as the national chairman of the party.

Ekiti governor hails John Odiegie-Oyegun at 80

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with the first National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, who turned 80 years old on Monday, August 12, 2019, describing him as a diligent worker and exemplary leader.
The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of Action Alliance (AA) party rose from several hours meeting in Abuja and clamped an indefinite suspension on the National Chairman and National Secretary of the party, Kenneth Udeze, and James Vernimbe respectively.

Action Alliance gets acting chairman, secretary as former chair shuts party secretariat

The National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of the Action Alliance (AA) has ratified the suspension of the party’s National Chairman, Chief Kenneth Udeze, and the National Secretary, Vernimbe James, who were earlier suspended on June 14, 201 for anti-party activities and sundry violations of the party constitution.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

NNPC chief tasks media to monitor its activities closely

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has tasked reporters covering the oil and gas sector to monitor the activities of the Corporation closely with a view to keeping it on its toes to help achieve its mandate to the Nigerian public.

John Odigie-Oyegun: National Assembly resolution on Edo Assembly mockery of state sovereignty

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said the resolution of the National Assembly to a sitting governor was a mockery of a state’s sovereignty as enshrined in the Nigerian constitution.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo PDP to intervene in Governor Obaseki, Adams Oshiomhole’s feud

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State is set to intervene in the disagreement between the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his godfather, Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Nigeria currently in darkness

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has met with leadership of Fulani herdsmen in the Southwest, Kogi and Kwara States, saying that the nation is currently in darkness due to wanton insecurity and killings.

General Abdulsalami, ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan to grace Governor Dickson’s mother memorial launch

Former Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar and former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan are set to grace the launch of the Cancer Centre of Mrs Goldcoast Dickson, the late mother of Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson.

2023: Ex-INEC chief Attahiru Jega joins PRP, poise to reposition party

Former National Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Muhammad Attahiru Jega and other prominent Nigerians have joined forces to reposition the masses-oriented People’s Redemption Party (PRP) for more nationalistic outlook ahead of 2023 general elections.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Comrade Oshiomhole: I was trained to be combative

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has told those accusing him of being too combative as the National Chairman of a governing party to keep their cool as he was not about to change his approach because he did not join politics to be changed by the way things are done by politicians.

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Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

FIFA: Why we banned Samson Siasia for life

World football ruling body FIFA has banned former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia for life after the ethics committee found him guilty of bribery allegation.
Officials in India-controlled Kashmir began restoring telephone service Saturday to the Himalayan region.

India begins restoring communications to Kashmir

The Indian-controlled section of disputed Kashmir has been under lockdown since early August, when New Delhi deployed tens of thousands of additional troops to the region as it cut off landlines, mobile phones and the internet and stripped the Muslim-majority region of its autonomy.

Edo lawyer arranged over ‘fake news’ on social media

For allegedly publishing fake news about Edo University, Iyamho, on his facebook account, a 59-year-old lawyer, Ogedengbe Oiseoruemi Ayodeji, was on Friday arraigned before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court.

Hungry bear eats man alive

The accident of a brown bear killing a man in the Khabarovsk region has stirred fears among dwellers, mainly in the small villages and communities near forests.
Mr Thomas Gyang, Commissioner, Planning and Budget Commissioner, made this know in the 2020-2022 Multi-Year Budget Call Circular, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Saturday.

Kaduna: 2020 budget majorly for uncompleted projects

The Kaduna State Government says its major priority in its 2020 budget is completion of uncompleted projects carried over from 2019 budget.