Politics

PDP Chairmanship: S’ West PDP BoT picks George, Adeniran, Adedoja

The Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party from the South-West region has pruned down the number of candidates who are vying for the position of the national chairman of the party from the zone. The zonal board, in a document made available to journalists in Abuja on Saturday, recommended three aspirants from the region for the race. It ...

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Dogara assures says Nigeria on path to economic recovery

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says the Nigerian economy is on the path of growth going by the successes recorded in the implementation of the economic recovery and growth plan. Dogara said this on Monday at a Summit on Legislative Framework for Economic Recovery and Sustainable Development, organised by the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Economic ...

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No parent would like to be in my shoes, says Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu has officially reacted to the news of the sudden demise of his eldest son, late Mr. Kazeem Jide Tinubu. In a thank you message to Nigerians, which he personally signed and which was obtained from the website of his media aide, Mr. Tunde Rahman, Tinubu in the emotion ...

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Jibrin must apologise before re-admittance —Reps

The House of Representatives says suspended member, Rep. Adulmumini Jibrin (Kano-APC) must tender an unreserved written apology before he can return to the House. The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Rep. Abdulrazak Namdas (Adamawa-APC) said this while briefing newsmen in Abuja. Jibrin was suspended in Sept. 2016, for 180 legislative days and one of the conditions for ...

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Delta governor commiserates with Tinubu over first son’s death

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has joined other Nigerians to commensurate with the National Leader of the All Progressives Comngress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the death of his first son, Babajide. The governor in a condolence message to the Tinubu family signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, described the late Jide Tinubu as a gentleman ...

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Oni, ex-Ekiti governor condone with Tinubu on son’s death

The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Olusegun Oni has described as shocking, the death of Jide Tinubu, first son of the  National leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Oni in a statement by his media aide, Steve Alabi on Thursday said, “I received the sad news of the death of Jide Tinubu, the ...

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We are tired of being in APC, Atiku support group laments

Members of a group rooting for the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as Nigeria’s president, Atiku Support Group have stated their resolve to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Addressing the media on Wednesday, the Coordinator of the group, Mr. Mark Wosi stated that the ruling party is dealing with ...

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Group set to report Fayemi to Buhari over plan to sack 20,000 Kaduna teachers

A group, Northern Youths Movement has accused a former Governor of Ekiti State and present Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi as the brain behind moves to sack no fewer than 20,000 teachers in Kaduna State. This is coming just as the youths have vowed to report the minister to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the Fayemi is ...

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Buhari calls Tinubu, condones APC Leader over son’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has placed a call through to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the death of his (Tinubu’s) son, Babajide. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina on Wednesday night stated that the President was touched on the development. “President ...

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APC mourns, says late Jide Tinubu a cerebral, industrious lawyer

The national headquarters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoned with the Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the death of his son, Babajide. In a statement issued by the party on Wednesday, the leadership of the APC extolled the deceased virtues describing him as a cerebral and industrious legal practitioner. While admonishing the father ...

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