Politics

PDP rep caucus backs Buhari, urges action on national unity

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Federal House of Representatives has promised to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his strides to bring the country out of the prevailing economic and political challenges. The support is coming on the heels of attempts to deal with the 2017 budget, Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and ...

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I was offered bribe by Ekiti APC, says transport union chieftain

By Sunday Aloba, Ado Ekiti Chairman of the Ekiti State chapter of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Mr. Samuel Agbede, has alleged that he rejected an offer of bribe, political appointment and luxury cars from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to destabilize the administration of Governor Ayo Fayose.

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Osun APC to workers, pensioners: ‘Beware of politicians’

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has advised workers and pensioners in the state to be watchful so that politicians do not use them as propaganda objects.

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Kure, a promoter of peace, vibrant leader, says Buhari

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late Governor of Niger State, Engineer Abdulkadir Kure as a promoter of peace.

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No room for opposition to sweep in Ebonyi, says Umahi

By Emmanuel Amadi, Abakaliki Ebonyi State Governor, David Nweze Umahi has boasted that there is no where in his state for any opposition political party to sweep.

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Paris fund: PDP accuses APC of distorting facts

By Sunday Aloba, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused its rival, the All Progressives Congress (APC) of feeding the public with lies on the alleged diversion of the Paris Club funds.

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Ekiti APC says Fayose has diverted Paris Club funds

By Sunday Aloba, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Governor Ayo Fayose of diverting the sum of N8.8 billion Paris Club funds released by the Federal Government to states to offset backlog of workers’ salaries and retirees’ allowances.

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Abia APC: ‘We’ll take over government from PDP in 2019’

By Emmanuel Amadi, Umuahia Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has restated its resolve to take over the government of the state come 2019 from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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PDP sues Kwara government over interim local councils

By Toyin Durosinlohun, Ilorin The Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed its willingness to challenge the legality of the inauguration of Transition Implementation Committees (TICs) in the 16 local government councils of the state.

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Fayose flays sack of Wike’s police aides, says ‘Police has merged with APC’

By Sunday Aloba, Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose has described the sack of six police officers attached to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike as “the height of political victimisation by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government.

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