APC crises: Buhari meets Oshiomhole, state chairmen, intervenes in Edo

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, will today (Friday) lead state chairmen of the party to meet  President Muhammadu Buhari. The visit is coming a day after governors elected on the platform of the party met behind closed doors with the President. Thursday’s meeting was attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and […]

Bayelsa/Kogi elections: Party chairmen indict security agencies, clear INEC

A coalition of over 60 political parties on Monday blamed security agencies and politicians for the violence and other electoral malpractices witnessed in the just-concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States, describing their actions as treason. According to them, the election was a serious dent on the progress made so far in ensuring free and […]

Bayelsa poll: Buhari didn’t blackmail Jonathan to support APC —Presidency

The Presidency has described as “false and irresponsible’’ reports that former president, Goodluck Jonathan was blackmailed to support the governing party, All Progressives Congress, in recent Bayelsa State governorship election. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, expressed shock that such a […]

Buhari’s decision against third term irreversible – BMO

Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision not to run for a third term in office is sacrosanct, final and irreversible. In a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju in Abuja on Monday, BMO said that those pushing the agenda should respect the president and stop the campaign. Akinsiju said that his […]

Hate speech bill will die in House of Reps —Lawmaker

The member representing Jos-South/Jos-East Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Dachung Bagos, has said the controversial Hate Speech Bill will die on arrival if the Senate passes and transmits the legislation to the lower chamber. Bagos said members of the House were already mobilising against the bill, stating that the existing […]

Implement N30,000 minimum wage, Oshiomhole begs APC govs

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has pleaded with all APC governors to implement the N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustments. Oshiomhole made the plea on Monday in Jos at the Federal Government-Progressives Governors Forum parley in Jos. “As progressives, let us be the first to pay the new national minimum wage and […]

I’d have lost if Appeal Court judgment was for highest bidder —Abia Rep

The lawmaker representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South Federal Constituency of Abia State in the House of Representatives, Samuel Onuigbo, has said he would have lost his legislative seat if the Appeal Court judgment affirming his electoral victory on Friday was for the highest bidder. Onuigbo, in a statement, noted that the judgment brings to an end the […]