Obasanjo lobbying US authorities to withdraw Atiku’s US entry ban- APC

Obasanjo lobbying US authorities to withdraw Atiku’s US entry ban- APC

The ruling party, APC, has accused former presidnet Olusegun Obasanjo, of lobbying the US government to withdraw the ban on the former Vice president. In a statement released by its spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, the party said Obasanjo is working to ensure that the US government withdraw the ban placed on Atiku from entering the United States following a 2005 $500,000 bribery scandal that involved Atiku, his fourth wife, Jennifer and former United States Congressman, William Jefferson….

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Atiku: How Enugu residents reacted to Peter Obi’s emergence as PDP VP candidate

Atiku: How Enugu residents reacted to Peter Obi’s emergence as PDP VP candidate

Scores of Enugu State residents on Saturday, expressed joy, as the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, named former governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, his running mate for the 2019 presidential election. Some of the residents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu, said that Atiku made a right choice in picking Obi as his running mate. A legal practitioner, Mr Nicholas Ude, noted that the choice of the former governor…

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2019 presidency: PDP gives Atiku conditions for picking Vice President

2019 presidency: PDP gives Atiku conditions for picking Vice President

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party led by its National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, has met with the 2019 presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar. The meeting, which held at the party’s presidential campaign office, otherwise known as Legacy House, Maitama, Abuja, on Sunday night, was the first interface the party would have with Atiku since he won the presidential primary in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Sunday morning. Atiku and his…

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2019 presidency: Prof. Sagay speaks on Atiku being ‘threat’ to Buhari

2019 presidency: Prof. Sagay speaks on Atiku being ‘threat’ to Buhari

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay has stated that a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was no threat to President Muhammadu Buhari as far as the 2019 presidential election is concerned. While President Buhari picked the presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, unopposed, Atiku, a former Vice President, defeated 11 other aspirants to become the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Sagay told…

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Atiku: you are Archangel of liars, needs deliverance – Fani-Kayode attacks Lai Mohammed

Atiku: you are Archangel of liars, needs deliverance – Fani-Kayode attacks Lai Mohammed

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has lambasted the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed for rubbishing Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate. Mohammed had said voting for Abubakar in 2019 was voting for the return of looting. Irked by the comment, Fani-Kayode described the minister as an “Archangel of liars. ” In a tweet, the PDP chieftain wondered when Mohammed be delivered from the spirit of lying. He wrote: “Atiku’s…

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Here’s the full text of President Buhari’s acceptance speech as the APC presidential candidate

Here’s the full text of President Buhari’s acceptance speech as the APC presidential candidate

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally accepted the nomination of the All Progressives Congress to stand as it’s standard bearer in the 2019 Presidential election. He promised not to betray public trust just as he scored the APC administration under his leadership high for prudence in the management of public resources. Buhari spoke after he was presented to party delegates by the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, at the special national convention of the APC, at…

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BREAKING: Police fire teargas, shoot at Saraki, Dogara, Ben Bruce, others at INEC office

BREAKING: Police fire teargas, shoot at Saraki, Dogara, Ben Bruce, others at INEC office

Police have reportedly attacked leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who are currently protesting against the outcome of the Osun State Governorship election at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja. “I have just been teargassed by the @PoliceNG at @inecnigeria office. Gunshots have been fired. “This was a peaceful protest. How can I be treated like this in a country I have fought for and invested in?…

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Primaries: How 7 APC members died after election

Primaries: How 7 APC members died after election

Seven members of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday night died in an accident along the Gumel/Babura Road. The accident was reported to have occurred while they were on their way home after the party’s senatorial primaries which held in Gumel, the headquarters of Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa State. They were said to have left Gumel for their home town, Gwiwa, after casting their votes. It was gathered that the accident was caused…

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Akpabio, Buhari’s aide speak on assassination attempt on APC governorship candidate, Ekere

Akpabio, Buhari’s aide speak on assassination attempt on APC governorship candidate, Ekere

Senator Godswill Akpabio has reacted to the assassination attempt on the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere. Ekere escaped gunshots attack at his residence in Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo, in the early morning of Wednesday. It was gathered that Ekere was meeting party leaders in the nearby residence of the Managing Director of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority, Mr Umana Umana, when the bullet was fired…

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How Osinbajo, Oshiomhole orchestrated Ogun APC Crisis – Ex-Minister Anisulowo

How Osinbajo, Oshiomhole orchestrated Ogun APC Crisis – Ex-Minister Anisulowo

Former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo has accused the duo of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, of being the masterminds of the ongoing crisis rocking the APC governorship primary in Ogun State. She made the allegation on Wednesday during a media chat in Ilaro, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun The accusation is coming barely 24 hours after the Muhammad Ndabawa-led electoral…

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