How Atiku Supported Saraki To Be Senate President – Dogara Reveals

How Atiku Supported Saraki To Be Senate President – Dogara Reveals

Speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has revealed that former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar backed Bukola Saraki’s ambition to be Senate President in 2015. Saraki’s bid was met with serious opposition from the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), apparently including President Muhammadu Buhari. Dogara himself was not supported to be Speaker by the APC’s hierarchy, but he went on to defeat the favoured Femi Gbajabiamila in a tight contest. Atiku, Dogara and…

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PDP Convention: Jonathan Leads Reconciliation Team, Visits Suleiman, Others

PDP Convention: Jonathan Leads Reconciliation Team, Visits Suleiman, Others

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday, in Abuja, began a move to reconcile aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, following the Saturday’s national convention. The move by the former President is to douse tension generated among members of the PDP over the outcome of the convention. Jonathan assembled a team of his loyalists, who according to Punch, would visit aggrieved aspirants with a view to appealling to them to forget about their grievances…

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PDP Convention: Wike, Secondus Visit Bode George

PDP Convention: Wike, Secondus Visit Bode George

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the newly elected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, have visited a former Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, Chief Bode George. Wike and Secondus visited George at his Maitama home, Abuja, to seek his cooperation following the rancour that followed the national convention of the party. George, who was one of the chairmanship aspirants, had stepped down less than 24 hours to…

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Fani-Kayode Blasts Amaechi Over Comments On 2019 Elections

Fani-Kayode Blasts Amaechi Over Comments On 2019 Elections

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has fired back at ex-Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, over his comments on the 2019 elections. Amaechi stated this during a special thanksgiving at the Abundant Life Evangelical Mission (ALEM) in Port Harcourt, Sunday. He further urged Nigerians to rededicate themselves and restore their commitment to God ahead of the 2019 general elections. Fani-Kayode writing on his Twitter page Monday evening, unleashed a barrage of insults at the…

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Fayose Reacts To Uche Secondus Emergence As PDP’s National Chairman

Fayose Reacts To Uche Secondus Emergence As PDP’s National Chairman

Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti State, has congratulated Uche Secondus over his emergence as the new National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Fayose, who is the Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum sent his congratulatory message in a tweet. The governor also congratulated all those who participated in the elective national convention but lost. Fayose further called for the unification of all party members ahead of 2019 elections. “I congratulate our party’s new…

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PDP Convention: Wike Denies Insulting Yorubas

PDP Convention: Wike Denies Insulting Yorubas

Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State, has denied insinuations that he insulted people of the South East in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Wike said this in Abuja while dismissing claims that he tried to hijack the weekend’s National Convention of the party. The governor urged party Chieftains to be good winners and losers. He said, “When people want something, you hear all sorts of stories. Someone comes to you that he wants your support…

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2019: No Northerner Alive Can Beat Buhari – Presidency

2019: No Northerner Alive Can Beat Buhari – Presidency

Lauretta Onochie, Special Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, has reacted to the outcome of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Convention in Abuja. The elective convention which produced a South-South member , Uche Secondus as the National Chairman of PDP, was held on Saturday in Abuja. In a tweet on Sunday, the Presidential aide while agreeing with an Abuja based lawyer, Daniel Bwalla, said 2019 will swing in favour of Buhari. She…

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I Regret Rift With Obasanjo, But I Did The Right Thing – Atiku Abubakar

I Regret Rift With Obasanjo, But I Did The Right Thing – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said that he regretted disagreeing with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo but said he did the right thing fighting to ensure his former boss did not elongate his stay in office as president longer than eight years. Atiku also boasted that as the vice president of Nigeria he assembled the best economic team in the country made up of young professionals. He further said that he did not become rich between…

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No2019: Rochas Son-In-Law Uche Nwosu Endorsed For Governor By Imo Assembly

No2019: Rochas Son-In-Law Uche Nwosu Endorsed For Governor By Imo Assembly

The Imo state assembly has urged Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, to run for the number one position in the state in 2019, stating that it will support him. At the moment, Nwosu is the Chief of Staff at the Imo state Government House. According to Henry Ezediaro, the House Committee Chairman on Petroleum, Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission and Niger Delta Development Commission, Nwosu is the most qualified candidate. “After meeting…

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PDP Convention: Yoruba’s Should Blame Themselves For Their Political Woes – Doyin Okupe –

PDP Convention: Yoruba’s Should Blame Themselves For Their Political Woes – Doyin Okupe –

A former aide to the immediate past administration, Doyin Okupe has stated that the Yoruba people have never gotten it right politically. Okupe said this in reaction to the recent Chairmanship tussle going on in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP among candidates from the South-west and South-South.‎ One of the leading aspirants, Chief Bode George, yesterday withdrew from the race, accusing the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, of hijacking the process. Okupe urged aggrieved…

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