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INEC leaders corrupt, judiciary partial-Buhari

Muhammadu-Buhari A former Head of State and Leader of the Congress for Progressive Change, Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari, has accused the  leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission of being deep in corruption. Buhari, in  a lecture he delivered at the African Diaspora Conference in London, said only wholesale changes in the top echelons of INEC  … Continue reading

ACN Councillor lives in America, collects Salary in Nigeria

Onisarutu-Olufemi-ACN-Councillor They are alleging that since he was inaugurated for a second term, he has been “living large” in the United States of America and yet collecting his salaries and allowances as a councillor in Nigeria. Olufemi Oluseyi Onisarutu, a two-time councillor in Somolu Local Government Area of Lagos State has always been in the … Continue reading

Enemies won’t laugh at you, Akpabio tells Jonathan

Akwa Ibom Governor-Godswill Akpabio-Chairman PDP Governors Forum Chairman of the newly-formed Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum, Governor Godswill Akpabio, on Saturday urged President Goodluck Jonathan not to be deterred by the activities of his political enemies, saying they (the enemies) would never have reason to laugh at him. Akpabio, who is the governor of Akwa … Continue reading

Jonathan Bows To National Assembly, Signs 2013 Appropriation Bill into Law

Less than 24 hours to the deadline issued by the National Assembly to President Goodluck Jonathan to either sign the 2013 Appropriation Bill into law or be vetoed, the president today bowed to the unshaken stand of the lawmakers and signed the budget. The President had last year presented a budget proposal of N4.92 trillion … Continue reading

Jonathan prevails over Obasanjo as indicted Anenih is elected PDP BOT chair

Tony Anenih President Goodluck Jonathan’s intensive maneuvering to take full control of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party yielded a huge dividend Monday night as the president’s anointed candidate, Tony Anenih, was “elected” chairman of the party’s Board of Trustees. At the end of a late night meeting at the presidential villa, which stretched into the … Continue reading

Buhari: PDP Already in Cahoots with INEC, Police

Muhammadu-Buhari The National Leader of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Major General Muhammadu Buhari, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of being in an unholy alliance with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Speaking at a stakeholders’ interactive meeting with elected representatives of the party in Abuja … Continue reading

Shagari At 88: Statesman With Uncommon Pedigree – Northern Govs

Alhaji_Shehu_Shagari,Nigeria’s Ex-President Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has described former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari who marks his 88 years today as a statesman of uncommon pedigree. Chairman of the forum and Governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu said that as Nigeria’s first Executive President, Shagari demonstrated probity and accountability; placed premium on the … Continue reading

Mimiko Sworn in for Second Term as Ondo Governor

Olusegun Mimiko-Ondo State Governor Swearing In Akure, the capital of Ondo state was in a celebratory mood on Sunday as the state governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko was sworn-in for a second term . Guests came in from all the geopolitical zones of the country to grace the occasion. The Abia state governor, Theodore Orji, Acting … Continue reading

2015 Elections: Kalu, Ribadu, Saraki, Obanikoro,Fani Kayode, 200 others To Form New Political Group

As the controversy started by last week’s revelation that President Goodluck Jonathan had signed an agreement with some state governors to spend just a single term of four years in office begins to heat up the polity, a new political group has emerged to “set itself apart from the fray of merger and needless sundry … Continue reading

Anenih Set To Emerge New PDP Bot Chairman

he ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) is set to announce the selection of Chief Tony Anenih as the chairman of its Board of Trustees, in what would be a second stint in that position for the octogenarian and veteran politician. Top sources say that the imminent emergence of Anenih, who is currently the chairman of … Continue reading

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