2019 Election: Donald Duke officially declares Intention to run for presidency

2019 Election: Donald Duke officially declares Intention to run for presidency

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke has declared his interest to contest for the Office of President in the upcoming 2019 general elections. Duke made the announcement during an interview with Deutsche Welle Africa on Friday. He explained that although he wasn’t sure of the platform with which he will be contesting in, he was convinced that it was time to make a move. He also stated that will and strategy are major components needed to…

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We will not be distracted by frivolous Allegations – Lai Mohammed

We will not be distracted by frivolous Allegations – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has stated that the Buhari Administration will not be distracted by frivolous allegations from any quarter, especially those cleverly choreographed to divert attention from a widely-acclaimed presidential proclamation and to shore up support for a waning and egotistical cause. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday, the Minister said the administration is too busy trying to clear the mess of 16 years and build on its unprecedented achievements over…

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Atiku warn against arresting Obasanjo

Atiku warn against arresting Obasanjo

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar have warned the All ‎Progressives Congress (APC) led government against arresting former President Olusegun Obasanjo. In a statement he released on Friday night, the former Vice President who served under Obasanjo, said the alarm raised by the former president is disturbing. He called on President Buhari to call his security agents to order. The former Vice President stressed that Obasanjo is a historical figure in Nigeria’s democracy. The statement reads: …

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Buhari signs law stopping VPs who complete president’s tenure

Buhari signs law stopping VPs who complete president’s tenure

President Buhari has signed into law a bill that prevents a vice-president who completes a president’s tenure from contesting twice. Ita Enang, the senior special assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly matters disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja yesterday. The law also applies to a deputy governors who complete the tenure of a governor. “I just want to inform you that His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari today assented to the constitution fourth alteration Bill which grants…

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PDP Worries Over Alleged Plot to Arrest Obasanjo

PDP Worries Over Alleged Plot to Arrest Obasanjo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is alarmed by the revelation of former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is plotting to arrest him on trumped up charges and detain him indefinitely. PDP says the revelation coming from a Nigerian of Chief Obasanjo status is terrifying as it has heightened the tension in the polity and confirmed our fears that our dear nation has descended into a police state where any…

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APC is sick and suffering from a dreadful continental abnormality – Dino Melaye

APC is sick and suffering from a dreadful continental abnormality – Dino Melaye

The Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is sick. Melaye made the statement while speaking on Channels TV programme on Friday. According to Dino, ”I will not run away from the fact that the APC is sick. And it’s not only sick but is equally suffering from what I call a dreadful continental abnormality. There is a need for amelioration. There is no doubt the…

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