Defection: Orthom pipes low after Herdsmen continuous onslaught on Benue Communities *Gov visits Buhari as death toll rises to 71 The Benue State Governor has reacted to reports suggesting that he was planning to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Following the incessant killings in Benue State by Fulani herdsmen, there were reports that the governor could move to the opposition party because of the response he got from the...... read more
Senate's probe on Maina: Court disarms Malami The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has declined an ex-parte application seeking to stop the Senate’s ongoing probe into the controversial recall of fugitive ex-pension task force chief, Abdulrasheed Maina. An ex-parte decision is one decided by a judge without requiring all of the parties to the controversy to...... read more
From PDP, Stella Oduah heads to APGA ahead 2019 general poll Senior officials of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra state have revealed that Senator Stella Oduah is set to dump the Peoples Democratic Party for the party. A highly placed official of APGA in Anambra state said that all is set for the former minister of aviation to join...... read more
LG Poll: Delta shut down highway, River Niger bridge *Stranded Travelers groan *Election turns violent, DSIEC office burnt down Numerous holidaymakers are stranded in Onitsha, Anambra state, as the River Niger bridge is currently closed to all road users. According to the travellers, police officers, members of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and authorities from the state government, announced to them that gate to the bridge would remain locked till...... read more
2019: Buhari reportedly re-appoints Amaechi as Campaign Director President Muhammadu Buhari has given a bold hint that he will seek re-election next year by naming former Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport, as the Director-General (DG) of his campaign. The appointment was made at a secret meeting, sources have told SaharaReporters. Mr. Amaechi, disclosed sources, was picked over Mr....... read more
Oby Ezekwesili launches daring attacks on PDP, APC ahead 2019 elections Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has disclosed that her political agenda for 2019 is to prevent the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from claiming any victory at the state and federal legislative and executive elections. Ezekwesili made her position public in a series of tweets posted...... read more
Restructuring: Our party for 2019 -Afenifere Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere has declared it will support any party that is committed to restructuring in the 2019 general election. In a statement, Spokesman of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin said it is clear that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government is not “keen on restructuring”. Odumakin said any political party that is not committed...... read more
Female Professor gunning for Presidential seat ahead 2019 poll A female Professor of Language and Communication Arts at the Rivers State University of Education, Olufumilayo Adesanya-Davis, is aspiring to be president of Nigeria come the 2019 elections. Speaking to journalists yesterday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital on her aspiration, Adesanya-Davis said she had consulted widely before making her intention...... read more
Ending 2017 with debilitating fuel crisis a sad note on Buhari’s government – UPP The Federal Government must do everything to end the current debilitating fuel crisis across the country, because it is a huge embarrassment not only on his government, but to Nigeria as a whole. This is the conclusion of the United Progressives Party (UPP), as it reviewed the situation of the country...... read more
Bike accident: Buhari reportedly heaps blame on Security Officials President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly unhappy with his security officials, for allowing his son, Yusuf, leave home at 8pm on Tuesday for power-bike racing. Yusuf was reportedly racing with a friend when in an attempt to overtake a vehicle, he skidded off the road, sustaining injuries that made him unconscious. The...... read more
Another memo to Buhari: Kachikwu washes hands off Minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu has denied sending a memo to President Muhammadu Buhari on the petrol scarcity. In the memo, reportedly dated July 27, Kachikwu was said to have alerted the president on the likely shortage of petrol. But in a statement by Director of press in...... read more
Igbo Leader: MASSOB, IPOB deceptive tools Mayor of Igbo Nation in Diaspora, Eze Soronnadi Nwabueze Ezewuiro has declared that the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, are non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs, set up to defraud Igbos. Ezewuiro maintained that people involved in promoting the groups and...... read more
APC Crisis: Count me out of Ganduje/Kwankwaso's political travails -Buhari The presidency on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari played no role in the removal of Umar Doguwa as chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano State. Mr. Doguwa, believed to be a loyalist of a former governor of the state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, was removed as APC chairman and replaced...... read more
Kogi Gov withholds Workers' salaries, distributes bags of rice to supporters at polling units Despite his failure to fufill his promises of payment of  four months’ salaries of civil servants in his state ahead of the Christmas and New Year celebrations, Governor Yahaya Beloo has paid for bags of rice to be distributed across polling units in the State. The rice, packaged in 10kg bags...... read more
Buhari's Men hijack caucus meeting, ditch Okorocha, other APC Governors The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, have reportedly shut out fourteen governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in several meetings ahead of the 2019 election. The governors are angry that they were deliberately not invited to two meetings organised by El-Rufa’i...... read more
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