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Okorocha Laments Atiku’s Exit, Faults Tinubu On Buhari’s Ticket


The Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has said the exit of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from the ruling All Progressives Congress is not a good development for the party. Atiku, a former Vice-President, defected recently from the ruling party to the Peoples Democratic Party. Okorocha spoke with journalists after he received an honorary doctorate degree at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State on ... Read More »

Amaechi Reveals Why He Dumped PDP, Teamed Up With Buhari


Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed why he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Amaechi said his pursuit for change made him to dump the former ruling party for APC. Speaking in Lagos, the former Rivers State Governor said he would have done otherwise by staying in PDP and fight for the change, but there was a need to ... Read More »

Dokpesi Reacts To Secondus Emergence As PDP National Chairman


Chief Raymond Dokpesi of DAAR Communications Ltd who contested the PDP National Chairmanship position and lost, has congratulated the winner, Prince Uche Secondus. http://dailypost.ng/2017/12/10/pdp-convention-uche-secondus-emerges-partys-national-chairman/ Dokpesi, who had earlier faulted the process of the party’s National Convention accusing PDP of impunity says the delegates have spoken. “Ì appreciate the delegates for voting at the convention and congratulate the newly elected National Working Committee of the PDP ... Read More »

Full List] Winners Of The PDP National Elective Convention

1. National Chairman – Prince Uche Secondus 2. National Deputy Chairman South – Elder Yemi Akinwonmi 3. National Deputy Chairman North – Sen. Gamawa Babawo Garba 4. National Secretary – Sen. Ibrahim Tsauri 5. Deputy National Secretary – Dr. Agbo Emmanuel 6. National Treasurer – Hon. Aribisala Adewale 7. Deputy National Treasurer – Alh. Wada Masu 8. Financial Secretary – Ibrahim Husseini Maibasira 9. Dep. ... Read More »

Nigeria, US Sign Agreement On Return Of Abacha, Alamieyeseigha’s Loot


The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has signed an agreement with the United States of America spelling out the roadmap for the return to Nigeria over $300m looted by Nigeria’s former Head of State, the late Gen. Sani Abacha, and a former Governor of Bayelsa State, the late Diepreye Alamieyeseigha. Malami said the US government had taken custody of ... Read More »

Convention: PDP Clears George, Adeniran, Secondus, Others

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The screening committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has cleared all the nine national chairmanship aspirants and certified them fit  to take part in Saturday’s national convention of the party. Chairman of the committee, Mr. Osagie Ize-Iyamu, presented certificates of clearance to them a few minutes ago at the National Executive Committee hall at the party secretariat located as Zone 5, Abuja  The aspirants are ... Read More »

I Have Lived Up To Expectation Of Osun People – Aregbesola


The Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Thursday said he has lived up to the expectation of the majority of the people in the state, in terms of basic infrastructure and necessary needs of the people. He maintained that the major programmes and policies of his administration, specifically in capital projects and human development remained of a great benefit to the masses. The Governor ... Read More »

Parties Reject INEC’s Date For Taraba By-Election


Stakeholders in Taraba State on Thursday unanimously kicked against the January 13, 2018 date for the conduct of Ardo Kola State Constituency by-election by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The date was rejected at a stakeholder meeting convened by the Acting Resident Electoral Commissioner in Taraba, Alhaji Umar Muhammed, in Jalingo. The Taraba Assembly Speaker, Abel Diah, had on November 20, declared vacant the seat ... Read More »

Why I Said ‘I Belong To Everybody, Belong To Nobody’ – Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why he said “I belong to everybody and belong to nobody” during his swearing in after he won the 2015 presidential election. This was part of a statement on Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. President Buhari spoke at a state dinner held in his honour in Kano on Wednesday. According to Buhari, whose ... Read More »

Senate Investigates SARS Over Alleged Human Rights Abuses


The Senate on Tuesday mandated its Ad Hoc Committee on Security to investigate allegations of human rights abuses against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad on the Nigeria Police Force. The move was sequel to a Point-of-Order raised by Sen. Isa Misau (APC-Bauchi) during plenary. Misau said that under the Police Act and regulation, the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (Force CID) was the highest investigative ... Read More »

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