2019: Don’t campaign for me yet – Buhari warns supporters

2019: Don’t campaign for me yet – Buhari warns supporters

The presidency has said it has observed that some fervent supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari have begun what may be interpreted as political campaigns in their advocacies and advertisements in the mass media. Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, in a statement on Saturday, said while they appreciate the enthusiasm, Buhari’s supporters should exercise patience, so that the game can be played according to the rules. He noted: “The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has a timetable…

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Defection: How police, EFCC were used to plot Saraki, Ekweremadu’s impeachment – Senator Ibrahim

Defection: How police, EFCC were used to plot Saraki, Ekweremadu’s impeachment – Senator Ibrahim

The Senator representing Kwara South in the National Assembly, Rafiu Ibrahim, has revealed that there were plans to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu last Tuesday. Senator Ibrahim was one of those who dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, last Tuesday. According to him, while security agents stopped the presiding officers from coming out of their homes, there were plots to impeach…

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Satguru Maharaj Ji speaks on 2019 elections, INEC, Buhari

Satguru Maharaj Ji speaks on 2019 elections, INEC, Buhari

The founder of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji has declared that the sum of 242 billion Naira as the amount being proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari to fund the 2019 general elections was not too much to fund the elections in a country like Nigeria. Maharaj Ji who berated individuals and groups who making negative comments on the forthcoming elections said that contrary to their opinions, many would be surprised that the general elections…

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IBB reacts to defection of APC Senators to PDP

IBB reacts to defection of APC Senators to PDP

Former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, on Friday described the recent mass defection of Senators from the All Progressives Congress, APC as a ‘political dexterity’. Babangida while commending the move by the Senators said it was good for democracy in Nigeria, adding that there is nothing wrong in leaving a party for another. Eastern Reporter recalls that 14 senators and 37 House of Representatives members on Tuesday defected from the ruling APC to the opposition…

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APC vs PDP: Pro-Buhari lawmakers issue deadline to Saraki, Dogara

APC vs PDP: Pro-Buhari lawmakers issue deadline to Saraki, Dogara

Federal lawmakers loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari have asked senators and members of the House of Representatives planning to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) to do so before party primaries begin in August. The legislators under the aegis of Parliamentary Support Group (PSG), also want the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker Yakubu Dogara, to step down when the National Assembly resumes sitting in September if APC retains majority seats. It would be…

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Recess: Nigerian govt begs Senate

Recess: Nigerian govt begs Senate

The Presidency has appealed to the National Assembly to suspend the ongoing recess and attend to requests by President Muhammadu Buhari pending before the legislature. The National Assembly was billed to proceed on holiday on Thursday but the lawmakers went on emergency recess on Tuesday following the alleged clampdown on President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. One of such requests is the one asking the lawmakers to vire…

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Buhari angry over APC chairman’s comment

Buhari angry over APC chairman’s comment

President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be angry at the comment credited to National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to the effect that he was condoning his ministers on acts of indiscipline. Comrade Oshiomhole had threatened to expel the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, for failing to constitute boards of agencies under his ministry, stressing that if the minister took pleasure in disobeying presidential directives, the party under…

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Fani Kayode: Buhari administration has killed more Igbo than any govt since civil war

Fani Kayode: Buhari administration has killed more Igbo than any govt since civil war

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has killed more Igbo people than any other government since the civil war. He raised the allegation while addressing members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Mba, Abia State and was contained in a video he shared via his Twitter page. While Addressing PDP members, Fani Kayode also accused the Buhari-led Federal Government of enslaving Nigerians and perceived political oppositions. He…

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Senator Orji threatens to sue ex-guber candidate, Alex Otti over allegation

Senator Orji threatens to sue ex-guber candidate, Alex Otti over allegation

The immediate past governor of Abia State, now Senator representing Abia Central district, Theodore Orji on Tuesday threatened to sue the 2015 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Abia state, Alex Otti over allegation that he forced the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at gunpoint to reverse the result of the 2015 gubernatorial poll in favour of the incumbent governor, Okezie Ikpeazu. Orji said he never used gun to force the Independent…

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Calm down, I’m still in charge of Ekiti – Fayose tells Fayemi

Calm down, I’m still in charge of Ekiti – Fayose tells Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday reminded the governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi that he is still in charge of the state until October 16, 2018. He was responding to Fayemi’s statement, warning the management of College of Education, Ikere- Ekiti against alleged recruitment. Fayemi had asked the school authority to stop conniving with Fayose to embark on illegal mass employment in exclusive favour of the governor’s supporters. But media aide to Fayose, Lere Olayinka, said the…

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