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Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the list of alleged “looters” published by the Federal Government as “hollow and laughable”.
In response to the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC ledFederal Government of Nigeria had released a teaser list of members of Peoples Democratic Party who allegedly stole public funds in the 16 years the party was in power.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to intervene in the case involving former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisah Metuh, so that he can be allowed to access proper medical care abroad until he is fit to continue with his trial.
A former National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, says he will appeal the decision of the Federal High Court that denied his application for trial adjournment.
A former President, Goodluck Jonathan, may have to repeat his request to be given N1 billion before appearing as a witness in the trial of former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisah Metuh.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, will on Nov. 1 rule on whether or not to stay proceedings in a matter between the Federal Government and Olisah Metuh, pending the outcome of an appeal on the matter.
Ethiopia has deployed soldiers against an armed faction of a recently-legalised opposition group that is robbing banks and attacking residents in the country’s remote west, the government said Wednesday.
Chelsea are open to offering former goalkeeper Petr Cech a role at the club after he retires from playing at the end of the season.
The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has asked the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit to freeze the bank accounts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.
The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has again taken a swipe at both the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC), and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), of playing politics with the plight of the Nigerian people, lamenting that Nigeria was now known as “the world capital of poverty.”
China’s trade with North Korea plummeted last year, data showed Monday, as harsh UN sanctions batter the nuclear-armed country’s economy.
The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has challenged northern elders to raise their voices against insecurity in the region “just as they did during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan”.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital on Saturday, for the Northeast All Progressives Congress presidential campaign.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Mr. Tonye Cole, has said that despite all entreaties, his rival for the party’s ticket, Senator Magnus Abe, has frustrated all efforts to amicably settle the crisis rocking the party.
Marcelo Bielsa has been reminded of his responsibilities by Leeds United, and the club's owner Andrea Radrizzani has apologised to Derby County counterpart Mel Morris over the spying scandal.