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Ondo State APC Working Committee, Executive Committee Call On Kekemeke To Resign

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 2 hits.
The State Working Committee (SWC) and the State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State yesterday gave the embattled former chairman of the party, Isaac Kekemeke, seven days to formally resign his appointment or face legal action. After reviewing the...

Lack Of Transparency: Senator Sani Adviser Blasts Governor El-Rufai Over Drainage Contracts Scam

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
Lack Of Transparency: Senator Sani Adviser Blasts Governor El-Rufai Over Drainage Contracts Scam Comrade Suleiman Ahmed, an adviser Senator Shehu Sani on politics and ideology, has expressed support for SaharaReporters’ June 20 report which revealed that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State...

El-Rufai: I'll Arrest Arewa Youths No Matter How Long It Takes

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai yesterday said he would ensure ‎the arrest of the Arewa youths who issued a quit notice to Igbo in the North no matter how long it takes. El-Rufai, who spoke while receiving leaders of the Igbo Delegate Assembly and Northern Igbo Chiefs who paid him a...

Breaking: INEC Confirms, Acknowledges Dino Melaye Recall Petition

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirmed on Thursday that it received the petition signed by Kogi West voters demanding the recall of their senator, Dino Melaye. In a press statement dated June 22, the electoral body announced that it would begin the process of recalling...

Osinbajo Urges Governors To Protect Their Citizens, Says 'Nigeria Is Indissoluble'

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday urged state governors must safeguard the lives and properties of all citizens residing in their states. Osinbajo, who spoke at a consultative meeting with the governors at the Presidential Banquet, Abuja, said the directive had become imperative in...

Youths Groups Offer Panacea To Rising Ethnosectarian Tensions In Nigeria

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
Youth groups across the country have suggested ways of stemming the current wave of rising ethnosectarian tension.  The suggested solutions to the raging problem were made at two summits in Kaduna and Abuja.  The first of the summits, which held at De Nevilla Hotel in Kaduna on June 12, had the...

Tension In Nigeria Caused By The Elite, Says Osinbajo

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
The acting President, Mr. Yemi Osinbajo has blamed the resurgence of ethnoreligious agitation in the country on the elite class. The acting President said this on Friday at the graduation ceremony of Senior Course 39 of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State. In his...

Senator Dino Melaye Panics, Hires Mike Ozekhome To Stop His Recall In Court

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi West Senatorial district has filed a lawsuit at the Federal high Court in Abuja seeking a court injunction to halt his recall from the Senate. According to SaharaReporters sources, a panic-stricken Melaye had been shopping for a judge in the last 48 hours that could...

Sallah Message To Muslims Reveals Buhari's Speech Impairment

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
An edited audio message released by the handlers of President Muhammadu Buhari greeting Muslims during today's Sallah has validated SaharaReporters’ exclusive report that the president, who has spent at least 49 days in the United Kingdom for medical treatment, is suffering a speech...

President Buhari “Not As Bad Anymore”—Aides

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
Two aides of President Muhammadu Buhari last night said the ailing Nigerian leader might head home within a week, subject to clearance by his doctors. In an interview on the condition of anonymity, one of the two sources also claimed that some of the president’s latest health symptoms revealed...

Alleged double registration: INEC retrieves back-up machine on Kogi governor

Posted in politics on 26 June 2017. 1 hits.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recorded a breakthrough in its ongoing investigation of the allegation of double registration levelled against Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. The electoral commission has succeeded in retrieving a back-up Direct Data Capture (DDC)...

52.3 Percent Of Kogi West Voters Want Senator Dino Melaye Recalled

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 8 hits.
A stunning 52.3 percent of the registered voters in Kogi West Senatorial District want their Senator, Dino Melaye, recalled from the Senate.   That percentage represents 188,588 of the 360,098 registered voters in the senatorial district.   The collation of signatures of voters which was...

Ondo State Assembly Passes 2017 Budget Into Law

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 20 hits.
The Ondo State House of Assembly passed the appropriation bill for the 2017 budget, totaling N170 billion, into law on Monday. The bill was passed after the Chair of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Sunday Olajide, submitted his report before the lawmakers. On June 6, Governor...

Osun West Bye-Election,  Aregbesola taking His Rigging Plans To Another Level,  Osun PDP Alleges. 

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 5 hits.
Osun State Peoples Democratic Party has once again raised the alarm that the rulling Apc in the State have perfected another round of plans to rig the forthcoming senatorial bye election and subsequent elections,  using data of students of public and private schools in the State.  According to a...

Fayose: APC will be defeated again in 2018, as Ekiti people celebrate three years of electoral victory

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 3 hits.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will again be roundly defeated in 2018, even as thousands of his supporters trouped out today, to celebrate three years of his electoral victory. Governor Fayose while addressing the mammoth crowd after...

TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL CARETAKER COMMITTEE OF THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) SENATOR AHMED MOHAMMED MAKARFI, CON. ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 21 2017

Posted in politics on 23 June 2017. 3 hits.
Gentlemen, In the countdown to the 2015 General Elections, the prediction from many quarters was that whichever way the result of the election went, the nation would go up in Flames as the losers were expected to cry foul and orchestrate crises of monumental proportions. However to the eternal...

Makarfi Faction Holds Merger Talks With Political Parties

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 8 hits.
The Ahmed Makarfi-faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says it is holding merger talks with 15 political parties. The faction also expressed hopes that it would be able to resolve the leadership crisis ahead of the 2019 general elections. Speaking at the Northern Leaders’ meeting in...

INEC Fixes February 16 For 2019 Presidential And NASS Elections

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 8 hits.
March 10, 2017 featured post, Politics 105 Views The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, February 16, as the date for the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections. INEC also revealed that the governorship/State Assembly/Federal Capital Territory...

RIVERS-RERUN: I WILL NOT CHALLENGE THE ELECTIONS IN COURT AGAIN….

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 9 hits.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency in Rivers State, Hon. Ogbonna Nwuke, has said he will not challenge the outcome of the legislative rerun election. He said doing so may leave the people of the constituency without representation longer...

Buhari a God-sent – Daura youth Protesters 

Posted in politics on 16 June 2017. 8 hits.
At least, 50,000 youths in Duara, Daura Local Government Area in Katsina state on Saturday, organised rally in solidarity with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.  The youths did the rally under the auspices of an Ngo, “Buhari Youth Congress for Change.” Alhaji Musa Badamasi, the...
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