Category: Politics

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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PAN Nigeria Launches Vehicle Acquisition Finance Scheme
December 5, 2014 |

PAN Nigeria Launches Vehicle Acquisition Finance Scheme

The PAN Nigeria Ltd yesterday in Abuja launched its new vehicle acquisition finance scheme for its ever growing customer base. Under the scheme, applicants   are expected to make a low equity contribution of between 10-20 per cent subject to their status with a fixed monthly repayment plan for any tenor of between 12 to 48

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Why Nigeria cancelled US military training – FG
December 5, 2014 |

Why Nigeria cancelled US military training – FG

The Federal Government, yesterday, gave reason for the cancellation of the training of Nigerian soldiers by American security experts, attributing it to logistic problem. The U.S. Government, through its Embassy in Abuja on Monday said in a statement that “At the request of the Nigerian government, the United States will discontinue its training of a […]

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PDP suspends Tukur for challenging Mu’azu
December 5, 2014 |

PDP suspends Tukur for challenging Mu’azu

For daring to return to his position as the national chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, members of the National Working Committee of the party have suspended Alhaji Bamanga Tukur from the party. Also suspended is a PDP aspirant for the House of Representatives, Aliyu Abuba Gurin. The suspension of the two members of […]

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Five PDP govs meet Obasanjo over Jonathan, economy
December 5, 2014 |

Five PDP govs meet Obasanjo over Jonathan, economy

Other governors on the trip are the governors of Bauchi, Jigawa, Cross River, and Niger states, Isa Yuguda, Sule Lamido, Liyel Imoke and Babangida Aliyu respectively.Five Peoples Democratic Party governors led by the Chairman, PDP Governors Forum, and governor, Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, on Thursday held a closed-door meeting, which lasted for three hours

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Tambuwal, Ambode, others win APC governorship ticket
December 5, 2014 |

Tambuwal, Ambode, others win APC governorship ticket

For the All Progressives Congress the 2015 contests got underway on Thursday with state chapters electing their governorship candidates. The APC governorship candidates for the 2015 polls, as they emerged on Thursday, include Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and public administrator,

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Jonathan playing politics with national security—Buhari
December 5, 2014 |

Jonathan playing politics with national security—Buhari

Former Head of State, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has accused the President Goodluck Jonathan administration of playing to the gallery on security, a reason he argued has made the Boko Haram insurgency assume a dangerous dimension in the last four years. Reacting to a statement by Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, accusing him of playing

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My comments against Jonathan not to castigate him – Obasanjo
December 5, 2014 |

My comments against Jonathan not to castigate him – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, held a-three-hour- closed door meeting with five governors of the people’s Democratic Party, PDP, in his home and declared that, the problems facing the country are redeemable. Obasanjo who hosted to Governors Godswill Akpabio of Akwa-Ibom, Babangida Aliyu of Niger, Sule Lamido of Jigawa, Isa Yuguda of Bauchi and

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