Category: Politics

Soyinka, Odinkalu Welcome Expansion Of BBOG Focus
December 6, 2014 |

Soyinka, Odinkalu Welcome Expansion Of BBOG Focus

In line with #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group considerationfor expansion of  focus to include other recent happenings in the country which have greatly affected the demand for the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls; prominent Nigerians including a nobel haureate, Prof Wole Soyinka and the chairman,National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Professor, Chidi OdinKalu have expressed

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Police To Restore Tambuwal’s Security Detail
December 6, 2014 |

Police To Restore Tambuwal’s Security Detail

Police authorities are set to restore the security details of the speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, weeks after it was withdrawn in the wake of his defection from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress. Reports from the Police headquarters in Abuja indicate that the Police is hinging its decision

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PDP Senatorial Tickets: Govs Uduaghan, Chime Forced Out By Power Play
December 6, 2014 |

PDP Senatorial Tickets: Govs Uduaghan, Chime Forced Out By Power Play

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) begins its primaries to choose its candidates for the National Assembly elections, an intense power play, intrigues and upsets have forced two frontline governors to abandon their senatorial ambitions. Barely 48 hours to the party’s senatorial primaries, governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan and his Enugu State counterpart, Sullivan

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Nyanya bombing: Ogwuche’s N100m demand a big joke — FG
December 6, 2014 |

Nyanya bombing: Ogwuche’s N100m demand a big joke — FG

The Federal Government, yesterday, described the N100million demand by Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, the alleged mastermind of the April 14 bomb blast that killed over 75 persons and wounded 100 others at a crowded motor park in Nyanya Abuja, as a big joke. Consequently, the government sought an outright dismissal of the fundamental right enforcement proceeding

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Struggle For Better Kaduna Begins Now – el-Rufai
December 6, 2014 |

Struggle For Better Kaduna Begins Now – el-Rufai

The gubernatorial flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai yesterday pleaded with all who contested with him in the just concluded governorship primaries of his party to join hands with him in rebuilding the state. In his acceptance speech on his nomination as the APC candidate for […]

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REVEALED: What OBJ actually told PDP governors
December 6, 2014 |

REVEALED: What OBJ actually told PDP governors

Dıscomfortıng news for President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election bid broke out from former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Hilltop Mansion, Abeokuta, yesterday evening, indicating that the outcome of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governors who had gone there to plead for the President’s support was initially played down. We can authoritatively disclose today that Obasanjo flatly refused […]

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Borno APC Primaries: 4,520 Delegates Affirm Shettima As Governorship Candidate
December 6, 2014 |

Borno APC Primaries: 4,520 Delegates Affirm Shettima As Governorship Candidate

Four thousand five hundred and twenty delegates on Friday night affirmed Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of the 2015 Governorship poll in the state after a primary election held on Friday evening at the Elkanemi Sports Centre in Maiduguri. The 4,520 delegates who took part […]

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2015: Jonathan, Abacha meet to dislodge APC from Kano
December 6, 2014 |

2015: Jonathan, Abacha meet to dislodge APC from Kano

As the Peoples Democratic Party gets set for its gubernatorial primaries on Monday, President Goodluck Jonathan and the son of the former military head of state, Mohammed Abacha met behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa on Friday, apparently to strategise on how to secure victory for him and the party. The PDP is presenting […]

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B’Haram attacks Gombe as police avert blast in Jos
December 5, 2014 |

B’Haram attacks Gombe as police avert blast in Jos

The Boko Haram Islamic sect on Thursday launched a devastating attack on Bajoga, the headquarters of the Funakaye Local Government Area of Gombe State. Investigations revealed that the insurgents who were dressed in military uniforms attacked Bajoga in about 20 Hilux jeeps by 8am. It was stated that the members of the community did not

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Why we blocked Tambuwal from entering NASS —Police
December 5, 2014 |

Why we blocked Tambuwal from entering NASS —Police

The Nigeria Police Force has said the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, was blocked from entering the  National Assembly , Thursday, so as to forestall the breakdown of law and order  based on an intelligence report of the invasion of the National Assembly by hoodlums. In a statement by CP Emmanule Ojukwu

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