I Would Have Resigned If I Were Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Shoes – Senator Fatai Buhari

April 9, 2016

The Chairman Senate Committee of ICT and Cybercrime, Dr. Fatai Buhari has said he would have resigned if he was the one facing trial like the Nigerian Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki making reference to the resignation of the Prime Minister of Iceland. According to Senate Buhari  “ I hate to talk about personalities but on issues, but on this matter as a person I would have done the same…

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David Mark wins 5th term to the senate

February 21, 2016

David Mark: casts his ballot on saturday Senator David Mark has won his fifth term back to the Nigerian Senate. The Independent National Electoral Commission declared this morning the former senate President winner of the Benue South rerun election held,on Saturday. In the collated result announced, Mark, representing the Peoples Democratic Party won 84,192 votes while his younger challenger, Daniel Onjeh of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 71,621 Votes….

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Imo Election Re-run: INEC Postpones Polls Till Further Notice

February 20, 2016

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the national and state assembly re-run elections slated for Saturday February 20, till further notice. Briefing reporters on Friday at the INEC office in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, the Administrative Secretary of the electoral body in the state, Evurulobi Chinedu, said the decision to postpone the election was taken after a careful assessment of the security situation on ground. Earlier…

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APC and PDP Reps Clash In Abuja Over Amaechi

February 12, 2016

The All Progressives Congress members of the House of Representatives clashed with their PDP colleagues on Thursday over the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi. The minister had appeared before the joint Committee on Marine/Land Transport to defend the 2016 budget proposals of the ministry, but the lawmakers tried to turn the session into a venue for political party supremacy battle. The APC members, who control the majority of 213,…

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Ibori London Trial: Nigerian/British conspiracy revealed in court – aide

February 12, 2016

Below is a press statement from Ibori’s media office… Chief James Onanaefe Ibori’s  defence lawyers shocked the Southwark Court, London on Wednesday 10th February 2016, when they adduced evidence before Judge Tomlinson of a conspiracy between Nigeria and Britain to railroad Ibori and his associates into jail. Mr. Tony Eluemunor, Head of Ibori Media Office, said in a press statement that that evidence was the highlight of Wednesday’scourt proceedings which…

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Boko Haram not holding any Nigerian territory – Buhari

February 12, 2016

President Buhari says despite the recent attacks by Boko Haram members in some parts of Borno state, the group has now been decimated to the point where they do not have a hold on any Local government area in Nigeria. Buhari said this while speaking with the visiting President of Germany, Joachim Gauck, at the statehouse today Feb 11th    “It is a pity Boko haram welcomed you by explosions…

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Falana is pained, frustrated over failed ambition to govern Ekiti – Fayose’s aide

February 12, 2016

Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has said the persistent attack on Governor Ayodele Fayose by self-acclaimed human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) was out of pain and frustration occasioned by his failed ambition to govern Ekiti State. The governor’s spokesperson said it was strange that a lawyer of Falana’s standing would keep talking about someone committing crime for over 10…

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God has ordained Orji Kalu to speak for the Igbo –Prophet

February 7, 2016

From Tony Osauzo, Benin FORMER governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has been or­dained by God to represent the Igbo nation for any discussion with the Federal Government to succeed, a Benin-based cleric, Prophet Jor­dan Iwuala, has declared. Prophet Iwuala said the agita­tion in the Southeast would fail, if any other person is picked. Iwua­la, who is the General Overseer of the Redemption Tabernacle Church of All Nations,…

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‘Nigerians Misunderstood APC’s Change Mantra’

February 7, 2016

By Gbenga Salau   Lai Mohammed THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday said that Nigerians largely misunderstood the Change mantra with which his party campaigned and won the 2015 presidential election. Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting with the Executive Council of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN), Mohammed stated that though the party campaigned using change mantra, it has been taken by Nigerians to mean that…

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Lawan group requests Saraki to resign as Senate President

February 6, 2016

  senator Ahmed Lawan Following Friday’s Supreme court ruling that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki must face trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal,CCT, some anti-Saraki senators, under the umbrella of the Senate Unity Forum, SUF, have called for his resignation as the leader of the Upper Legislative Chamber. The group known to be loyal to Senator Ahmed Lawan while affirming that a person answering criminal charges could not lead…

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Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, dumps PDP

February 6, 2016

Ken Nnamani RELATED NEWS South East APC tackles Nnamani over Jonathan commentNovember 13, 2014 Ekweremadu, federal lawmakers shun pro-Jonathan rally in EnuguSeptember 25, 2014 David Mark vows to remain in PDP even as “last man standing”April 8, 2015 PDP heading for destruction – MarkMay 6, 2015 How I escaped plot to abduct me to stop me from emerging as Senate President – Bukola SarakiJune 28, 2015 A former President of…

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INEC releases time table for rerun elections in 15 states

February 2, 2016

The Independent National Electoral Commission Tuesday released the time table for the rerun elections. The elections which cut across 15 states of the federation, according to the electoral body will only involve political parties that participated in the last election with their respective candidates. The elections are for the electoral issues that terminated at the Appeal Court. According to the released time table, constituent election for Gombe will hold on…

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Anambra: Uba, Oduah approach Supreme Court for clarification of judgment

February 1, 2016

  Chris Uba storms INEC for certificate From Ikenna Emewu, Godwin Tsa, Abuja and Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka INDICATIONS emerged at the weekend that the nine federal lawmakers repre­senting Anambra State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the National Assembly, in­cluding Senators Andy Uba and Stella Oduah may return to the Supreme Court this week for clarification regard­ing their status with respect to its judgment on the…

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