Politics

Buhari calls media aide, thanks him for holding on to ‘mischief makers’

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina has stated that his principal called him on Saturday afternoon thanking him for ‘holding on’ against mischief makers.

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I attended Akeredolu’s inauguration to promote Yoruba unity, says Fayose

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose has stated that he attended the inauguration of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo to promote unity in Yoruba land.

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Tinubu, Fayose, Saraki others attend as Akeredolu takes office as Ondo governor

By Samuel Faleye, Akure Prominent Nigerians from all walks of life on Friday stormed, Akure, the Ondo state capital to be part of the swearing in ceremonies of the new Ondo State governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu who took office as the 7th chief executive of the state.

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Sheriff consults ex-BoT chairman, Aninih over PDP crisis

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The court affirmed National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has met with a former chairman of the party’s board of trustees, Chief Tony Anenih to consult him on the party’s leadership crisis.

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Former Army chief, Akinrinade seeks restructuring of Nigeria

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan A former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. Alani Akinrinade (retd) has called for a comprehensive restructuring of the nation to ensure the progress of the country.

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Ex-Reps speaker, Nwuche drums up support for Buhari

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt A former Deputy Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche has urged youths in the Niger Delta to continue to pray for the well-being of President Muhammadu Buhari as well as to support him.

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INEC colluding with police, APC to rig polls in Nigeria, says Fayose

By Sunday Aloba, Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of entering into a triangular alliance with the Police and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to sabotage elections in Nigeria.

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Breaking News Police IGP hands over PDP secretariat keys to Sheriff

  By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff has received the key to the national secretariat from the Inspector-General, Mr. Ibrahim Idris.

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Exclusive: Abia governor, Ikpeazu set to dump PDP for APC

By Our Correspondent There are indication that Abia State governor, Dr. Victor Okezie Ikpeazu has concluded arrangement to dump the Peoples Democratic Party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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LASIEC boss, Philips laments rate of voter apathy during polls

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), retired Justice Ayotunde Phillips has expressed lamentation on the growing rate of voter apathy in the electoral process across the country.

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