Home / News / POLITICS (page 2)

POLITICS

‘Don’t blame PDP, they are handicapped by traumatic feelings of the colossal loss of election, you should help them to manage the trauma’ – Bola Tinubu

With inauguration of President Buhari for a second term around the corner, the National Leader of governing All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, appealed to elderly Nigerians to avoid inflammatory statements that could undermine peaceful co-existence among the nation’s diverse communities. Speaking after …

Read More »

I overcame challenges in govt through constant prayers- Goodluck Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has attributed the achievements he made in government to prayers. The former president revealed this when he spoke at the third session of the 10th Synod of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion in Abuja. “As a nation,  from the beginning, we’ve been passing through a lot …

Read More »

Simon Lalong emerges chairman of Northern governors forum

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has emerged chairman of the Northern Governors Forum for another four years. He was elected by his colleagues during the meeting of the Northern Governors Forum which held in Kaduna on Friday.   At the meeting which is the forum’s first of the year, the …

Read More »

‘I’m wiser now’ – Governor Ambode says after meeting with President Buhari

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode says he is leaving office a happy person and much wiser because he has touched humanity through the services he rendered to the people of state in four years.  Ambode, who stated this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents, also expressed gratitude to God …

Read More »

Lagos State House of Assembly refuse to transfer 2019 budget to Governor Ambode

Two weeks after the Lagos State House of Assembly passed the 2019 budget, Governor Ambode is yet to receive it. According to a report by Punch, the Assembly might be awaiting May 29 when the governor-elect,  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, would be sworn into office. A source revealed that government projects had …

Read More »

PDP should not drag the presidency into the smear campaign against the presidency – Garba Shehu

Read the statement by Garba Shehu below. The Presidency has admonished the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to stop dragging the presidency into their current sponsored media smear campaign against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Reports claiming that an agency of the government, the Department of …

Read More »

I’ve suffered ten times more in APC than in PDP – Governor Okorocha says

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that he has suffered ten times more in APC than he did when he was a member of the opposition party, PDP. The governor said the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) has inflicted the greatest devilish political machinations against his person. The governor decamped …

Read More »

Nigeria’s electoral law is problematic – INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has described the nation’s current Electoral Act as problematic. He said a new legal framework must be put in place in order to address the irregularities being witnessed in the nation’s electoral process. Yakubu spoke during the 12th National Delegates Conference of the Forum of State …

Read More »

You Are Not Above the Law, EFCC tells Saraki

The EFCC just released a statement replying Senate President who in a press release accused the antigraft agency of planning to witchhunt him. Recall that the agency has concluded plans to investigate Saraki’s time as governor of Kwara state from 2003 to 2011. The anti-graft agency in a letter signed …

Read More »

‘INEC job is too tempting. I was offered money to rig elections’ – Kwara State REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara State, Garba Madami has revealed that some politicians in the state approached him to rig the 2019 election in their favour.   Speaking with journalists in Ilorin today, Madami said he rejected the offers and stood his ground on delivering a credible election to the …

Read More »