Lauretta Onochie reacts to Tinubu’s comment on Saraki, Tambuwal

Lauretta Onochie reacts to Tinubu’s comment on Saraki, Tambuwal

An aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Asiwaju, Chief Bola Tinubu spoke the truth about Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal and Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki’s defection. Tinubu had in a statement said Tambuwal and Saraki defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in order to grab automatic tickets for the presidential election. But Saraki has since said he left APC because of the…

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Eld-el-Kabir: Support, pray for Buhari – APC tells Nigerians

Eld-el-Kabir: Support, pray for Buhari – APC tells Nigerians

All Progressives Congress, APC, has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on the joyous celebration of Eid-El-Kabir. The party in a statement by the acting National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, urged Nigerians to pray and support President Muhammadu Buhari in his quest to move the country forward. Nabena appealed to Nigerians to imbibe the lessons of love, sacrifice and peaceful coexistence as that was the only way to promote unity in the country….

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APC reacts to Saraki’s plans to run for president, list all the corruption allegations against him

APC reacts to Saraki’s plans to run for president, list all the corruption allegations against him

The All Progressives Congress has released a statement in which the party disclosed why the Senate president, Bukola Saraki cannot become Nigeria’s next president Saraki in an interview with Bloomberg last week, said that he is actively considering running against President Buhari in 2019. In a statement released by APC National publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena, the party asked the senate president to reconsider his aspiration as he has a lot of corruption allegations he is yet…

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Why 2019 will be walkover for APC, Buhari – Lai Mohammed

Why 2019 will be walkover for APC, Buhari – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has declared that the 2019 election will be a walkover for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Mohammed anchored his claim on the fact that Nigerians are “wise,” adding that the ruling party is working assiduously. Speaking in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital over the weekend, the Minister insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has done so much to improve on infrastructure. He said, “For me, 2019…

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PDP reacts to demolition of Aiyefele’s Music House

PDP reacts to demolition of Aiyefele’s Music House

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the demolition of a building belonging to musical maestro, Yinka Aiyefele, in Ibadan by the Oyo State Government. In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Sunday in Abuja, the party described the demolishing of the building, said to be worth N800 million, as “horrifying, wicked and speaks volume of the insensitivity of the perpetrators”. Eastern Reporter recalls that the building, which also houses…

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Why we want Buhari to continue beyond 2019 – Kogi Gov

Why we want Buhari to continue beyond 2019 – Kogi Gov

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has said the decision of “patriotic Nigerians” to extend Buhari’s Presidency beyond 2019 was borne out of a genuine desire to deepen good governance and transparency in Nigeria. The Governor, who stated this on Saturday while fielding questions from journalists, said the President had saved the nation from economic calamities as a result of “deep stealing by the previous administrations in the country”. “As far as we know, Nigerians…

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INEC releases notice of 2019 elections [See dates]

INEC releases notice of 2019 elections [See dates]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday released the notice of activities for the 2019 general elections. Mrs Ndidi Okafor, Head of Voter Education and Publicity, Gender and Civil Society Liaison of INEC, FCT told NAN that the notice was in accordance with section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010. According to the notice, collection of nomination forms for national and state elections by political parties is fixed between Aug 17 and Aug. 24….

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Why Saraki visited Gov. Udom – Akwa Ibom Govt

Why Saraki visited Gov. Udom – Akwa Ibom Govt

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Friday met with the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel. Saraki on his visit to Akwa Ibom was accompanied by other senators, including Bassey Albert who is from the state, Dino Melaye, Biodun Olujimi, Phillip Aduda, Clifford Ordia, and Isa Misau. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Charles Udoh, told newsmen in the state that Saraki’s visit to the state was to show solidarity with Governor Emmanuel. Udoh…

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Nigerian govt reveals why Buhari will not share money

Nigerian govt reveals why Buhari will not share money

Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration does not “share money”, because it is focused on infrastructural development. Mohammed said the federal government prefers to invest in what would have ripple effects on the economy, than “sharing money to people and political stooges like the previous administration did.” The Minister stated this on Friday while inspecting the rehabilitated Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa road project in Niger state. “People are complaining of no money…

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2019 election budget: Presidency raises alarm over NASS attitude

2019 election budget: Presidency raises alarm over NASS attitude

A presidential aide, Sen. Ita Enang has expressed concern over the National Assembly’s silence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for consideration of security agencies’ budgets ahead of the 2019 General Elections. Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), while addressing the National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Abuja on Friday, said the focus had been on INEC Budget. He sought to know why the…

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