Category: Politics

APC debuts website, social media accounts

APC debuts website, social media accounts

Nigeria’s ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), has announced the formal opening of a new website and other social media accounts. The party made the announcement on Sunday hours after it denied ownership a popular twitter account hitherto associated with it – @APCNigeria. The controversial account, which was registered in February 2013, had posted several […]

Confess your sins like Mantu, APC tells PDP

Confess your sins like Mantu, APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to follow the example of one its leaders and former Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ibrahim Mantu. Mantu in a recent TV programme confessed the he took part in rigging elections for the PDP. Now the APC wants the PDP to borrow […]

How I compromised elections for PDP – Mantu

How I compromised elections for PDP – Mantu

A former deputy president of the Nigerian Senate, Ibrahim Mantu, has offered a vivid description of how he had in the past helped to compromise elections in favour of the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mantu, who was a guest on a Channels Television interview programme, Hard Copy, aired on Friday, said he was […]

Ranching’ll end farmers-herders tension – Prof. Akande

Ranching’ll end farmers-herders tension – Prof. Akande

‎A governorship aspirant and former chief of staff in Oyo State Prof. Adeolu Akande, has identified establishment of ranches for cattle rearing as the only solution to the incessant crisis between farmers and herdsmen in the country. Akande, who was recently inaugurated as chairman of the board of the Nigeria Information ‎Technology Development Agency, NITDA, […]

Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore hints on presidential ambition

Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore hints on presidential ambition Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, citizen reporter and publisher of the popular online news platform, Sahara Reporters, has indicated interest to run for the office of the Nigerian President in the forthcoming 2019 elections. He gave the hint in an interview published by the Premium Times, an online newspaper on Friday. Sowore, in the interview conducted by Musikliu […]

Make Nigeria livable, Kalejaiye charges political leaders

Make Nigeria livable, Kalejaiye charges political leaders

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Otunba Kunle Kalejaye, has called on political office holders across Nigeria to do everything within their powers to improve the economic situation in the country in order to curb the incessant illegal migration of citizens to other countries for greener pasture. Kalejaiye gave the charge while speaking with journalists after […]

Mass defection: APC leaders admit Akala, others

Mass defection: APC leaders admit Akala, others

Leaders from the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were on hand to formally admit the former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala and other notable politicians in the state, who left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party (LP) and Accord to join the ruling party. While speaking at the event held […]

Oyo lawmaker decamps to nonexisting party

Oyo lawmaker decamps to nonexisting party

A member of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Joshua Oyebamiji, displayed crass ignorance on the floor of the house on Thursday while announcing his defection from Accord Party, under which platform he won election. Oyebamiji, who represents Akinyele 1 in the House, made his declaration before the state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, who came to […]

APC is Nigeria, PDP’s enemy, says Atiku

APC is Nigeria, PDP’s enemy, says Atiku Atiku

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has asked for unity amongst members of the Peoples Democratic Party following the conclusion of election of the party’s executive at its National Convention on Saturday. A press statement by the media office of the former Vice President congratulating Prince Uche Secondus as the new national chairman of […]

Nigerians come after Gov. Okorocha for appointing his sister as commissioner

Nigerians come after Gov. Okorocha for appointing his sister as commissioner Okorocha

A flurry of reactions has greeted the appointment of Mrs. Ogechi Ololo (Nee Okorocha) as Commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfilment in Imo State, with many describing it as an aberration. Ololo is a biological sister to Governor Rochas Okorocha and she was among the 28 commissioners inaugurated by the governor on Monday. As soon […]