The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has told Nigerians that it would be disastrous if the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, returns to power in 2029. Amaechi said the party was “desperate and hungry for power.’’ He spoke at a Special Town Hall Meeting on Infrastructure organised by the Ministry of Information...
After failing to get President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent for three consecutive times, the Senate yesterday eventually passed the fourth version of the Electoral Act 2010 Amendment Bill. With the passage of the bill, the use of Card Readers and other technological devices in the conduct of elections will be...
A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Dimeji Bankole yesterday boasted that his political party, Action Democratic Party (ADP) will overrun the All Progressives Congress (APC) and others to emerge victorious in the Ogun state governorship election holding next year. Bankole, who spoke in Abeokuta, the state...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that Nigerians should work towards electing a president with administrative and economic experience to move the country forward. According to Wike, the APC-Federal Government had destroyed the foundations of governance and stagnated development across the country. He said that there would be no...
Ahead of flag off of his campaign organization on November 18, 2018, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential aspirant, His Excellency Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has included in his campaign structure involvement of the physically challenged persons, tagged "Atiku Vision 4Disabilities". This is another medium to have an all-inclusive government come...
Church leaders under the aegis of Spiritual Fathers’ Forum (SFF) has affirmed their support for the re-election bid of Akwa-Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). NAN reports that the Prelate Emeritus of the Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr Sunday Mbang, said SFF endorsed Udom because the...
There were discrepancies in the budget for the 2019 general election passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday as the Senate and the House of Representatives approved what appeared to be different figures for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the five security agencies involved in the polls. The...
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday detained immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose in Abuja. The anti-graft agency is questioning Fayose over the ongoing probe of the alleged diversion of N4.685billion by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA). The ex-governor is being grilled over the...
Former Minister of Mines and Steel, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has been sworn-in as the governor of Ekiti State. Fayemi, who won the July 14 governorship election held in the state on the platform of All Progressives Congress was sworn-in on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti. He defeated the then Deputy Governor of the...
President Muhammadu Buhari in the early hours of Sunday promised again that he would not let Nigerians down. He spoke at the Eagle Square, Abuja during his acceptance speech after he was affirmed by delegates as the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The National Chairman of APC, Adams...

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