POLITICS

​I Have Not Declared To Run For Presidency —Saraki

August 16, 2018

Bukola Saraki, president of the 8th Senate, says he has not declared to run for the post of president in the forth coming 2019 general election. Mr Saraki was reported to be considering joining the race. After his interview with Bloomberg, some medium who republished the story alleged that he has declared his intention to […]

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How APC is giving Saraki ‘the Jonathan treatment’ – Timi Frank

August 16, 2018

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Nigerians to charge the leadership of the ruling party to face governance instead of distracting the nation with the issue of National Assembly. In a statement signed on Thursday in Abuja, Frank said the APC has suddenly shifted […]

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​Senate President: APC divided over Saraki’s Replacement

August 16, 2018

A crack has emerged in APC Senate Caucus over the selection of Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe) against Senator Godswill Akpabio (APC, Akwa Ibom) as replacement of Senate President Bukola Saraki, DAILY TRUST has gathered. Sources at the Tuesday meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Assembly caucus with the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, said […]

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​Senate President: APC divided over Saraki’s Replacement

August 16, 2018

A crack has emerged in APC Senate Caucus over the selection of Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe) against Senator Godswill Akpabio (APC, Akwa Ibom) as replacement of Senate President Bukola Saraki, DAILY TRUST has gathered. Sources at the Tuesday meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Assembly caucus with the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, said […]

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​APC is Encouraging Vote Buying, Sule Lamido Alleges

August 16, 2018

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Governor of Jigawa State, Dr. Sule Lamido, has accused the All Progressive Party (APC) of encouraging vote buying and selling through their “policy of pauperising Nigerians.” Speaking in Lokoja yesterday while addressing PDP delegates in continuation of his nationwide tour to drum support for […]

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​Senator Ayogu Eze Defects To APC In Enugu

August 16, 2018

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has caught another big fish in Enugu State, with the defection of a former senator and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in 2015, Senator Ayogu Eze from the PDP to the party. DAILY SUN gathered that Eze, a two-time senator, had engaged in intensive consultation with political associates, […]

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Buhari’s govt dictatorial, release Samuel Ogundipe now – PDP

August 16, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded the “immediate release” of Premium Times Newspapers reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, who was arrested and detained by the police over a report. The opposition party noted that the continued detention of Ogundipe was “against his fundamental right to freedom as enshrined in the 1999 constitution (as amended).” PDP insisted […]

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Why APC will never get needed majority to remove Saraki – Senator Ordia

August 16, 2018

The Senator representing Edo Central in the National Assembly, Clifford Ordia has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, will never get the 2/3 majority needed to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. According to him, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, caucus in the Red Chamber will do all it takes to […]

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​Nigeria’s Constitution Must Be Rewritten, Says Sowore, As He Declares Under AAC

August 16, 2018

Omoyele Sowore, a Presidential aspirant and Publisher of SaharaReporters, an online newspaper, has formally declared his intention to run for the office of President of Nigeria under the platform of the Africa Action Congress (AAC). He made the declaration in Abuja, on Wednesday, at the National Secretariat of the party. AAC is one of the […]

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​I am under pressure to run for president, says Tambuwal

August 16, 2018

Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal yesterday said he is under pressure to run for President. Tambuwal, who defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC), told associations of students, youths and resident communities on a visit to his office: “I have been receiving advices and encouragement from our leaders, peoples across the country and even from […]

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