Category: Politics

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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Seven PDP lawmakers remove Ekiti speaker, deputy
November 21, 2014 |

Seven PDP lawmakers remove Ekiti speaker, deputy

In a   twist to the unfolding events in Ekiti State, the Peoples Democratic Party’s lawmakers in the state House of Assembly on Thursday impeached the Speaker, Dr. Adewale Omirin. The Minority Leader, Mr. Samuel Ajibola, who is now the Leader of Government Business, had told journalists on Wednesday that Omirin remained the Speaker and that […]

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23 Adamawa Lawmakers To Dump PDP For APC
November 21, 2014 |

23 Adamawa Lawmakers To Dump PDP For APC

Another crisis is looming in Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as 23 out of the 25 lawmakers of the State House of Assembly are set to dump the party following what they described as decisions taken by the party that are inimical to their interests and genuine wishes of the Adamawa

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ACF To Jonathan: Your Emergency Rule Has Failed
November 21, 2014 |

ACF To Jonathan: Your Emergency Rule Has Failed

The northern apex socio-cultural organisations, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), yesterday told President Goodluck Jonathan that the emergency rule slammed on the three states of the northeast had failed. This, therefore, urged members of the National Assembly to throw away the president’s request for an extension of the emergency rule. The ACF, in a statement

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Nigerians Still In Shock Over AFCON Exit
November 21, 2014 |

Nigerians Still In Shock Over AFCON Exit

More than 120 lawmakers have  appended their signatures for the impeachment of President Goodluck,immediately House reconvenes in December. Mohammed Zakari, chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, while reacting on it said “the notice of impeachment was not on the order paper today but I’m not foreclosing that some other things took place.” On […]

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Some Politicians Abuse Immunity With Treasonable Statements – Jonathan
November 21, 2014 |

Some Politicians Abuse Immunity With Treasonable Statements – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday implored Nigerians to ignore certain political office holders who hide under the cover of immunity clause as enshrined in the constitution to threaten the nation’s survival with treasonable statements. Such persons enjoy immunity but are abusing the privilege, the president said in what may have been an implicit reference to a […]

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2015: Presidency warns Amaechi over inciting statements
November 21, 2014 |

2015: Presidency warns Amaechi over inciting statements

The Presidency has warned Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State against making inflammatory statements ahead of the 2015 general elections. It said this while reacting to a statement credited to the governor that the All Progressives Congress would not go to court if the ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party, rigged it out during the […]

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120 lawmaker sign Jonathan’s impeachment notice
November 21, 2014 |

120 lawmaker sign Jonathan’s impeachment notice

More than 120 lawmakers have  appended their signatures for the impeachment of President Goodluck,immediately House reconvenes in December. Mohammed Zakari, chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, while reacting on it said “the notice of impeachment was not on the order paper today but I’m not foreclosing that some other things took place.” On […]

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BBOG Group Condemns Harassment Of Tambuwal By Security Operatives
November 21, 2014 |

BBOG Group Condemns Harassment Of Tambuwal By Security Operatives

The #BringBackOurGirls group yesterday, condemned in totality, the attack and prevention of the speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal from entering the House chambers to deliberate on the issues of insecurity in the Northeast. The group, which wondered how the number four citizen in a country would be subjected to such an […]

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£3,000 UK BOND: Nigerians Urge FG To Retaliate
July 30, 2013 |

£3,000 UK BOND: Nigerians Urge FG To Retaliate

The Federal Government has been urged to come up with policies that will make it difficult for foreign citizens, especially those from the United Kingdom, to operate freely in Nigeria. Nigerians, who made the appeal in separate interviews with our correspondent in Lagos on Monday, also called on the Federal Government to put measures in […]

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