Why Nigerian governors should run to Gov. Dickson – Obasanjo

Why Nigerian governors should run to Gov. Dickson – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed what state governors would need to do to experience peace and tackle insecurity challenges in their respective states. Obasanjo, speaking in Yenagoa on Wednesday called on governors in the country to learn from their Bayelsa State counterpart, Seriake Dickson on how to achieve a safe state. The former president said Bayelsa, which used to be known for militancy has now become one of the safest states in the country….

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APC suspends Senator Shehu Sani

APC suspends Senator Shehu Sani

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended Senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani. The Senator was suspended in the Tudun-Wada North chapter of the party. In a statement signed by its chairman, Ibrahim Salisu Togo, Tudun-Wada North chapter of the APC insisted that their decision was based on the constitution of the party. The statement reads, “We, the Tudun Wada North (Ward 6) Exco of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in…

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How Tambuwal planned to overthrow Buhari – President’s aide, Onochie

How Tambuwal planned to overthrow Buhari – President’s aide, Onochie

The Special Assistant on Social media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie on Thursday said the Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal had wanted to overthrow President Buhari when the president was ill. Onochie revealed this while condemning Tambuwal over his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP. Onochie writing on her Facebook page stated that Tambuwal lied about the reason why he left APC, explaining that the Sokoto state governor left the ruling party after…

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Nigerians react as Buhari leaves for London amid defection saga

Nigerians react as Buhari leaves for London amid defection saga

President Muhammadu Buhari’s 10-day holiday trip to London has continued to generate reactions from Nigerians. The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will take over as acting President while Buhari is away. However, Some Nigerians in reaction took to social media to criticise the President for travelling outside the country when the country is faced with security challenges and amid defections saga. They queried why the President cannot spend his holiday somewhere in the country, calling on…

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Benue: How Akume offered 22 lawmakers N88m to impeach me – Ortom

Benue: How Akume offered 22 lawmakers N88m to impeach me – Ortom

Governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom has revealed how Senator George Akume allegedly offered N88 million (N4 million each) to 22 lawmakers in the state House of Assembly to fast-track his impeachment over allegation of funds misappropriation and enactment of the grazing law. Ortom made the accusation yesterday while speaking with journalists at the Government House shortly after his state broadcast, where he gave an update on the crisis rocking the state’s House of…

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Defections: President Buhari meets with APC Senators and Governors

Defections: President Buhari meets with APC Senators and Governors

In an effort to salvage what is left of its majority status in the National Assembly, President Muammadu Buhari on Wednesday held marathon meetings with some senators and governors from his party. President Buhari who is to embark on a 10-day vacation to London organized the meeting with these two set of politicians to ensure that more defections occur in his absence. President Buhari’s fear of more defection flows from the series of crises rocking…

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Osinbajo to act as Buhari begins 10-day vacation in London 

Osinbajo to act as Buhari begins 10-day vacation in London 

President Muhammadu Buhari set to begin another round of vacation from Friday. Mr Femi Adesina, The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday. According Adesina, Buhari would be away for 10 working days and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo would be the acting President during the period. The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari begins a 10 working day holiday from August 3, 2018. “In compliance…

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Ekweremadu falls ill during EFCC interrogation

Ekweremadu falls ill during EFCC interrogation

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday after suffering high blood pressure during interrogation. Sources at the anti-graft agency said that the lawmaker, who was interrogated for over eight hours on Tuesday, returned for another round of questioning on Wednesday morning but after some hours, he took ill. A detective at the commission said, “During the interrogation on Wednesday, the Deputy Senate President started…

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