Let’s work for national unity – Tinubu urges Nigerians

The national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has called on all Nigerians to work together towards Nigeria’s unity and development. Speaking with journalists in Obalende area of Lagos on Sunday, August 11, Tinubu urged citizens to desist from engaging in activities that could disintegrate the country. Stating that the visions of Nigeria’s founding fathers must be sustained, the APC leader said Nigerians must resolve to abide by the first stanza of the National anthem. Tinubu said: “If you say things are hard, it has indicated…

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BREAKING: EFCC slams $2m money laundering charge on Atiku’s lawyer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a money laundering charge against former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s lawyer Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie.   It accused him of laundering $2million ahead of this year’s general elections in which Atiku, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, contested against President Muhammadu Buhari. EFCC said the lawyer handled the $2million without going through a financial institution. It said the sum exceeded the amount authorised by law to be transacted in cash. A three-count charge, signed by prosecuting counsel Rotimi Oyedepo, was filed at the Federal…

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Oshiomhole’s tenure worse in history of APC -Governors …warn party may lose forthcoming Kogi, Ondo, Edo polls

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have written Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) saying the latter is responsible for the party’s declining fortunes. According to Lukman, there is hardly any difference between Oshiomole’s management of the party and the way Chief John Odigie-Oyegun handled it during his tenure. “Instead, things have really got worse and painfully, it would appear, you are in denial of this reality. “It would appear that the leadership problems facing the party are getting deeper and in the circumstance, the business of…

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Atiku Directly Responsible for Pauperization of Nigerians -BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) claimed former vice president Atiku Abubakar is directly responsible for the pauperisation of millions of Nigerians. The pro-Buhari group said the PDP presidential candidate in the 2019 elections pauperised Nigerians when he served as the head of the National Council on Privatisation (NCP), The Nation reports. The pro-Buhari group said this contradicted his claims that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration ruined the country. In a statement by BMO’s chairman Niyi Akinsiju and secretary Cassidy Madueke, the groupsaid Atiku is pushing a false narrative to fool…

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KOGI ELECTION: Stakeholders take APC National Headquarters to Court

Aggrieved stakeholders within the All Progressives Congress (APC) have sued the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party over the mode of selection of its candidate ahead of the governorship election in Kogi state. The stakeholders further warned that the state would experience the defeat suffered by the APC in Zamfara during the 2019 election if it does not take the right steps. Vanguard reports that originating summons filed by their lawyer, Oluwole Aladedoye, at the Federal High Court in Abuja, showed that the stakeholders want the indirect primaries planned…

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PDP Hails Oyo High Court Judgement on Local Govt Dissolution

PDP Hails Ibadan High Court ruling on LG Dissolution The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo State Chapter has hailed the ruling of an Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, which vacated the interlocutory injunction that prevented the state government from removing local government Chairmen and Councillors. A statement by the Publicity Secretary of the party, Engineer Akeem Olatunji, made available to newsmen on Tuesday indicated that the court ruling was in clear adherence to the dictates of the rule of law. Justice Aderonke Aderemi had on May 6, 2019,…

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ADC senatorial candidate Commends Seyi Makinde’s Commissioner Nominees List

Oyo State governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has been commended for nominating individuals with good political, professional and social pedigrees to serve as commissioners in the state. Making this position on Friday, in a statement he personally signed, the Oyo North Senatorial Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the 2019 general election, Chief Bayo Lawal, hailed the governor over the choice of the nominees. Lawal, a lawyer and former Attorney-General of Oyo State, particularly commended Governor Makinde for nominating Honourable Niyi Farinto, Mr Niyi Adebisi, Mr Ojekunle Ojemuyiwa and…

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I Prefer Senate To Ministerial Appointment – Ajimobi

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday declared that he would rather be in the Senate than occupy a ministerial seat. Ajimobi therefore said he will ensure that his stolen mandate in the last senatorial election is retrieved in court. He, however, clarified that he didn’t reject ministerial appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he was not offered the appointment in the first place. Meanwhile, reports on social media on Thursday suggested that he rejected a ministerial appointment offered him by the President. But the former…

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Bayelsa Poll: Timi Alaibe is best candidate for PDP ~ Stakeholders

Ahead of Bayelsa state governorship election, a polical pressure group Logic is rallying support for Mr. Timi Alaibe to clinch the ticket of Peoples Democratic Party. Logic is a political pressure group committed to the emergence of credible candidacy to represent the party . The group was of the opinion that among several aspirants ointerested in PDP ticket, Alaibe remains the best, most experienced and easily sellable to electorate. A statement signed by the group’s coordinator, Dr. Lanre Toluhi, said it conducted a covert investigation asking voters especially in grassroots…

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Makinde Makes Security Priority To Attract Appreciable Foreign Investments Within 100days in Office

 Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Wednesday that his government intends to quickly turn around the security architecture of Oyo State in order to open up the state for foreign investors. Governor Makinde, according to a statement made public by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, said that he will relaunch the State’s  Joint Task Force on Security, Operation Burst, commanded by Brigadier-General Oluyinka Soyele. The Governor, who said these during a visit to the headquarters of the Operation Burst, maintained that he would relaunch the outfit within his…

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