APC may boycott Thursday’s supplementary election in Adamawa

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has threatened to boycott the supplementary governorship election if INEC insisted on conducting it on Thursday. The State Organising Secretary of APC, Alhaji Ahmed Lawan, made the party position known on Wednesday in Yola. Lawan told Journalist that the party had rejected the Thursday’s date and communicated its position to the electoral body. Newsmen report that INEC had … Continue reading APC may boycott Thursday’s supplementary election in Adamawa

Onnoghen: Why I’ve no case to answer

ABUJA — With the Federal Government closing its case in the on-going trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, where the prosecution failed to prove most of the allegation carried by the media against him, Onnoghen has opted to go for a no case submission. The Suspended Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen consulting … Continue reading Onnoghen: Why I’ve no case to answer

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

1. Presidential Election: APC Demands Arrest, Probe Of Atiku, PDP The APC has called for the arrest and investigation of the PDP leadership and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over their alleged access to the server of INEC. The APC made this known in a petition written to the Inspector General of Police and the Director General of State Security Services (DSS) on Monday. 2. … Continue reading Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

POLITICS Bauchi guber: Saraki reacts as Sen Bala Mohammed wins

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the outcome of the Bauchi State governorship election. Sen. Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged the new governor of Bauchi State after polling 515,113 votes to defeat the incumbent, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 500,625 votes. Announcing the results of Governorship elections on Monday, the Returning Officer,Prof. Mohammed Kyari, … Continue reading POLITICS Bauchi guber: Saraki reacts as Sen Bala Mohammed wins

Nigeria election: Buhari still military dictator – Amaechi blows hot

A First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi has said that the present administration committed treasonable offence by deploying the military during the general election. A First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi has said that the present administration committed treasonable offence by deploying the military during the general election. Amaechi maintained that the military should have no part to play in elections and internal … Continue reading Nigeria election: Buhari still military dictator – Amaechi blows hot

Buhari, Atiku tango over killing of soldiers in Borno

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Dirisu Yakubu & Omeiza Ajayi •Buhari insensitive to plight of soldiers — Atiku •Atiku politicising national tragedy — Buhari •Investigate killing of soldiers, PDP tells NASS •Metele attack, an isolated case – Presidency ABUJA—The nationwide solemnity arising from the killing of more than 100 Nigerian soldiers by Boko Haram in Melete, Borno State, was yesterday breached by the exchange of … Continue reading Buhari, Atiku tango over killing of soldiers in Borno

Fears as S-East govs shun Atiku’s installation

South East governors and other major political office-holders, yesterday, stayed away from the installation of former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as Waziri Adamawa in Yola, Adamawa State, sparking fears of  apparent disaffection within the party. There had been mutterings over the approach of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to South-East political office holders in the … Continue reading Fears as S-East govs shun Atiku’s installation

Senator Akpabio: I did not defect to APC

Former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has clarified that he did not defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC, but only moved to the party. Akpabio said he was surprised that the same people who founded the ruling party were the ones pulling it down. The former Governor, who represents Akwa Ibom North-West at the National Assembly, told Vanguard that the same … Continue reading Senator Akpabio: I did not defect to APC

Agbakoba: Buhari’s govt, worst in Nigeria’s history

A former president of Nigerian Bar Association, Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is the worst in the history of Nigeria. Agbakoba, who is one of the leaders of the National Intervention Movement, on Tuesday described the almost four years under Buhari as locust years, saying the Coalition of United Political Parties was determined to save the country by bringing Buhari’s … Continue reading Agbakoba: Buhari’s govt, worst in Nigeria’s history

Atiku Speaks as service chiefs attend Buhari’s campaign launch

Pictures of service chiefs at President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally tagged ‘Next Level’ have become a source of worry for the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, a spokesman for the organisation has said. Photos of some service chiefs, including the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadique; and Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas at … Continue reading Atiku Speaks as service chiefs attend Buhari’s campaign launch

2019 Election: Ezekwesili, Sowore Warn Nigerians Against Voting Buhari, Atiku

Two main rivals of President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in the race for the 2019 presidency have warned Nigerians against choosing either of the two veteran presidential candidates. Newsstream understands that Omoyele Sowore of the African Action Congress (AAC) and Oby Ezekwesili of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)  described the two front runners as failed participants in Nigeria’s democratic history. According to a statement on Monday, Mr Sowore spoke … Continue reading 2019 Election: Ezekwesili, Sowore Warn Nigerians Against Voting Buhari, Atiku

APC’s roadmap ahead of the 2019 elections, the ‘Next Level’ by Buhari

As the campaign season for the 2019 elections officially kicks off today, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has released its roadmap. The roadmap themed Next Level is geared toward seeking re-election across all thirty-six state of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. See below full text of the APC Roadmap below: Four years ago, we promised Nigerians real change – in what we do … Continue reading APC’s roadmap ahead of the 2019 elections, the ‘Next Level’ by Buhari

APC gov insulted Oshiomhole before Buhari

Despite last Saturday’s statement by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole that his encounter with the Department of State Security Services, DSS, was not an arrest as being speculated, Vanguard learned that the forces against him were unfazed in the resolve to achieve preconceived objectives. Already, exclusive reports by some influential online platforms had indicated that the DSS in its report … Continue reading APC gov insulted Oshiomhole before Buhari

I’ll sell 90% of NNPC if elected, Atiku vows

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, says he will sell the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and retain just 10 per cent of the company for the Federal Government. Atiku said this in an interview with The African Report, a monthly publication. Atiku, who presided over the National Council on Privatisation during his tenure as vice-president, said the NNPC was supposed to have … Continue reading I’ll sell 90% of NNPC if elected, Atiku vows

Buhari appoints son-in-law, six others as heads of federal agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five Chief Executive officers and two Executive Directors of some federal agencies. This was disclosed in a statement issued by Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary (General Services) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Friday in Abuja. According to him, Okechukwu Ukwuoma, Director-General, National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM) is re-appointed for a final … Continue reading Buhari appoints son-in-law, six others as heads of federal agencies