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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Why I Said ‘I Belong To Everybody, Belong To Nobody’ – Buhari

Why I Said ‘I Belong To Everybody, Belong To Nobody’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why he said “I belong to everybody and belong to nobody” during his swearing in after he won the 2015 presidential election. This was part of a statement on Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. President Buhari spoke at a state dinner held in his honour in Kano on Wednesday. According to Buhari, whose body language has shown he would be seeking reelection in…

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2019 election: Nigerians Will Decide – Atiku Replies Buhari

2019 election: Nigerians Will Decide – Atiku Replies Buhari

A former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to be deceived by the crowd that welcomed him during his visit to Kano State. Buhari was quoted by his Special Assisitant, Garba Shehu to have said, “I am overwhelmed with the massive reception I have received and definitely, since this is partisan politics, I think it has sent a clear message to the opposition. “Even going by the details…

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Ministry Of Happiness: Okorocha Needs Deliverance – Ohakim, Ihedioha

Ministry Of Happiness: Okorocha Needs Deliverance – Ohakim, Ihedioha

As reactions continue to greet the creation of Ministry of Happiness and Fulfillment by Governor Rochas Okorocha and the subsequent appointment of his sister, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo as the head, prominent indigenes of Imo State have come hard on the governor for his ‘strange decision.’ Reacting to the development while speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, the immediate past Governor of the State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, described the creation as an “abomination.” His words,…

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