• Uzodinma vs Ihedioha: APC governors chide PDP over castigation of Judiciary

    Uzodinma vs Ihedioha: APC governors chide PDP over castigation of Judiciary
    Romanus Ugwu, Abuja
    The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors under the platform of Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) have expressed disappointment over the castigation of the judiciary by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after the Supreme Court judgement on Imo State governorship election.
    The forum in a statement signed by its chairman, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, described the statement credited to the opposition party as most unfortunate and condemnable, calling on Nigerians and lovers of
  • Edo APC crisis: Obaseki on suicide mission – Erhahon, ex Edo APC publicity scribe

    Edo APC crisis: Obaseki on suicide mission – Erhahon, ex Edo APC publicity scribe
    Tony Osauzo, Benin
    A former publicity secretary of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Erhahon, has said that only the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari as the leader of the APC, would resolve the crisis in the party in the state.
    ‎Noting that the crisis was a big challenge on the national leadership of the party, particularly the National Assembly’s failure to resolve the issue of Edo State House of Assembly, Erhahon, decried a situation where
  • Uzodinma: Imo police warn against breach of peace

    Uzodinma: Imo police warn against breach of peace
    Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri
    The Imo State police command has warned residents of the state over any breach of peace in view of the anti-Hope Uzodinma’s planned protest by some aggrieved people of the state, who are opposed to the removal of former governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha by the Supreme Court.
    According to a press statement by the state Police Public Relation Officer, Orlando Ikeokwu, the command stated that while the people are exercising their rights, it should not impinge the ri
  • Uche Nwosu meets Uzodinma to solidify support

    Uche Nwosu meets Uzodinma to solidify support
    By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri
    The son-in-law to former governor Rochas Okorocha, Uche Nwosu, on Saturday met with the governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma.
    Vanguard gathered on Saturday in Owerri, that the meeting was to solidify his (Nwosu) support for Uzodinma.
    Joining Nwosu, in the meeting to meet Uzodinma, was his core supporters as well as some state lawmakers.
    Top among them is the House of Representatives members representing Ideato North and South, Paschal Obi.
    Also, the state lawmakers re
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  • Edo 2020: Obaseki on suicide mission, says ex-APC spokesman

    Edo 2020: Obaseki on suicide mission, says ex-APC spokesman
    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
    By Ozioruva Aliu
    BENIN CITY – A former Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, Godwin Erhahon Saturday opined that Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki was on a suicide mission with his continued fight with his successor and national Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole even as he called on direct intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to bring a lasting solution to the crisis.
    Speaking to journalists in Be
  • Imo: I pity those celebrating Supreme Court verdict – Ihedioha

    Imo: I pity those celebrating Supreme Court verdict – Ihedioha
    Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja
    The former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said he has nothing but pity for those celebrating the verdict of the Supreme Court that sacked him as governor of the state.
    Ihedioha stated that this is because the judgment is more about the country’s democracy than himself, especially as it is obvious that both the judiciary and the electoral system are on trial.
    The former governor stated this on Saturday in Abuja when members of the National Working Committee
  • 2023: South West destined to rule Nigeria, APC chieftain replies Miyetti Allah

    2023: South West destined to rule Nigeria, APC chieftain replies Miyetti Allah
    By Rotimi Ojomoyela
    Ado Ekiti — Immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Chief Jide Awe, has said the southwest region is destined for the next presidency, going by the silent principle of rotation.
    He said Southwest region will produce the party’s candidate that will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
    Awe, who was apparently replying to Miyetti Allah’s statement that the zone might lose presidency in 2023 if it insists on going ahead w
  • Ubah appeals court judgment removing him from Senate

    Ubah appeals court judgment removing him from Senate
    Fred Itua, Abuja
    Candidate of Young Progressives Party (YPP), Ifeanyi Ubah, has filed an appeal against Friday’s judgement by the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Bwari, which removed him from the Senate.
    Justice Bello Rawu had in this ruling sacked Ubah and ordered that Obinna Uzoh of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) replace him.
    Speaking with reporters in Abuja, Ubah who described the judgement as a “mere distraction”, said he has gone further to
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  • Unknown persons set Nsukka PDP office ablaze

    Unknown persons set Nsukka PDP office ablaze
    Felix Ikem, Nsukka
    The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) office in Nsukka local government of Enugu state has been set ablaze by unknown persons.
    Our correspondent gathered that the fire incident which took place in the early hours of Saturday burnt and damaged everything in the chairman’s office located at Total roundabout, University Road, Nsukka.
    Reacting to the incident Mr Fabian Onah, the PDP chairman in Nsukka LGA, told reporters in Nsukka on Saturday that he received a phone cal
  • PDP tackles Oshiomhole, accuses him of ‘politicising injustice’

    PDP tackles Oshiomhole, accuses him of ‘politicising injustice’
    Adams Oshimhole
    By Dirisu Yakubu
    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in a statement signed by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan has chided the All Progressives Congress, APC, national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for what it called his politicisation of injustice.
    The party described as loathsome that Oshiomhole could “resort to hauling insults and gutter language on Nigerians, including PDP leaders, in his desperate bid to divert public attention from the perversion of justice by the
  • Our democracy, electoral system on trial, Ihedioha speaks again

    Our democracy, electoral system on trial, Ihedioha speaks again
    …Says judgment, a mystery
    Gov Emeka Ihedioha of Imo Statedioha
    By Dirisu Yakubu
    ABUJA – Ex-governor of Imo state, Rt.Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has said the Supreme Court judgment nullifying his election has placed the nation’s democracy on trial.
    Ihedioha stated this yesterday while playing host to the National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, which paid him a solidarity visit in his Abuja residence.
    Decked in light green attire with a trademark green cap to
  • Igbo not ready for 2023 presidency – South-East, South-South Muslim leader

    Igbo not ready for 2023 presidency – South-East, South-South Muslim leader
    Paul Osuyi, Asaba
    The president of Al Ikhwaan Fillahi Muslim Society of Nigeria based in the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, Barr. Muhammed Ndoka Elunor, says that Igbo politicians are not yet ready to assume the Presidency in 2023.
    Elunor who expressed his personal opinion in Asaba, the Delta State capital, on the sidelines of the group’s General Assembly, said it will be difficult for Igbos to actualise their presidential dream in 2023.
    He added that Igbo politicians are
  • Supreme court judgement meant to cause trouble in Imo State, Igbo land ⁠— IGA

    Supreme court judgement meant to cause trouble in Imo State, Igbo land ⁠— IGA
    By Chimaobi Nwaiwu – Nnewi
    The Imo General Assembly, IGA, Friday, alleged that the Supreme Court judgement that unseated Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha and installed Senator Hope Uzodinma as the governor of Imo State was meant to set brothers against each other and to cause crisis in Imo State and South East in general.
    In a statement by the President of the Nnewi chapter of IGA, Hon. Chinedu Igwe, “almost everyone in Imo state backed the candidature of the former governor, Emeka Ihedioha
  • Why PDP’s planned nationwide protest won’t work — Timi Frank

    Why PDP’s planned nationwide protest won’t work — Timi Frank
    Romanus Ugwu, Abuja
     
    Former All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank, has expressed confidence that the People Democratic Party (PDP’s) planned nationwide protest against Supreme Court ruling on Imo governorship election will be an effort in futility.
    The former APC deputy spokesperson argued that the PDP governors that have constituted major problem to opposition party in the country with the manner some of them lobby to travel with President M
  • Imo: History beckons on Uzodinma – Ndoma-Egba

    Imo: History beckons on Uzodinma – Ndoma-Egba
    Former Senate leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), has urged Senator Hope Uzodinma to seize the historic opportunity and make a difference as Imo State governor.
    In a personally signed statement issued in Abuja, yesterday, Ndoma-Egba, who was the governor’s colleague in the Seventh Senate, said with Uzodinma’s historic victory on Wednesday, January 15, the Supreme Court has corrected some infractions in the 2019 general election.
    ”I congratulate Senator Hope Uzodinma on his victory
  • Delta monarchs’ award: Why Emmanuel Uduaghan exploded?

    Delta monarchs’ award: Why Emmanuel Uduaghan exploded?
    Stories by Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Jimitota Onoyume, Asst News Editor (Warri), Festus Ahon ( Asaba), Perez Brisibe (Ughelli) Ochuko Akuopha (Oleh) and Paul Olayemi (Sapele)
    Uduaghan’s unusual morning missileIT was on December 19, 2019 morning that former governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, whose re-positioning from Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to All Progressives Congress, APC, is not a  newsflash, detonated, but he chose to use the word “unz
  • Obaseki did not manage assembly crisis well— Ize-Iyamu

    Obaseki did not  manage assembly  crisis well— Ize-Iyamu
    Says consultations on going whetherto contest governorship electionExpect more defections from PDP
    By Ozioruva Aliu
    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
    Pastor Osagiue Ize-Iyamu is a founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state but left for the Peoples Democratic Party and contested the 2016 governorship election in Edo State. He recently returned to the APC ahead of 2020 governorship election in the state. In this interview, Pastor Ize-Iyamu disclosed what brought him b
  • Our leaders buy votes openly — Falae

    Our leaders buy votes openly — Falae
    Says those parading themselves now are not our representativesChallenges Buhari to lead by example on health tourismIt’s suicidal for Nig to join W/A currency unionUnregulated visa policy disastrous
    By Dayo Johnson Akure
    Olu Falae
    Chief Olu Falae, was both a former Finance minister and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF under the former Military General Ibrahim Babangida. In this interview, he spoke with Saturday Vanguard on a number of national issues such as the new minimu
  • Senate: Court denied me fair hearing – Ubah

    Senate: Court denied me fair hearing – Ubah
    By Ikechukwu Nnochiri
    Senator Ifeanyi Ubah
    In a swift reaction, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Peoples Party, YPP, on Friday, lodged an appeal to challenge the judgement of an Abuja High Court that sacked him as the lawmaker representing Anambra South Senatorial District.In the four-ground of appeal he filed before the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, Ubah, insisted that he was denied fair hearing by the high court.
    He told the appellate court that he was neither served with the Origina
  • Coalition of CSOs petitions DSS over Omo-Agege’s alleged perjury, felony saga

    Coalition of CSOs petitions DSS over Omo-Agege’s alleged perjury, felony saga
    Romanus Ugwu, Abuja
    A coalition of civil societies groups under the aegis of Guardians of Democracy and Development, Partners for Legislative Agenda for Nigeria (PLAN), on friday formally submitted a petition to the Department of State Services (DSS), requesting for the investigation and prosecution of Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, over allegation of perjury and felony leveled against him.
    Convener of the group, Solomon Adodo, who addressed newsmen after submitting the petition direct
  • 50 YEARS AFTER CIVIL WAR: The way out of another war — Akintoye

    50 YEARS AFTER CIVIL WAR: The way out of another war — Akintoye
    Professor Banji Akintoye
    This day, fifty years ago, we Nigerians saw the end of a bitter and sanguinary Civil War in which two sides of our Country had been pitched against each other for fully thirty months. A war which had directly and indirectly taken the lives of millions of our citizens and had left the lives of more millions shattered.
    I assess that we are assembled to mark this day for two important reasons. First, we are assembled in gratitude to God that our Civil War came to an end whe
  • NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR: Lessons for a new Nigeria

    NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR: Lessons for a new Nigeria
    • Ojukwu and the Biafran Soldiers
    BY PROF. PAT UTOMI
    Excerpts from his paper, ‘A HARVEST OF PARADOXES’ on the 50th anniversary of the end of the war
    I want to crave your indulgence to begin with a seemingly unrelated issue.
    War is a horrible experience. I have experienced it, watched it in movies and read about it in books. But not all wars involve guns and bombs. Some deploy only words, yet, they can be as devastating. Our country is embroiled in one right now…
    For an ex
  • Civil War Ended, Uncivil War Started, 50 Years Ago

    Civil War Ended, Uncivil War Started, 50 Years Ago
    Colonel Odumegwu Emeka Ojukwu, the leader of the breakaway Republic of Biafra, stands in front of a Biafra flag as he addresses a press conference in Enugu, August 16, 1967.
    By Ikeddy ISIGUZO
    I DIDN’T have the luxury of the fond childhood that many my age recount with relish. It was not the fault of my parents, but of a war that we knew more about as we became adults.
    Ufot Ekaette was exceptionally patriotic to Nigeria’s cause ― Gowon
    The Biafra War, as many know it, ended on 1
  • My relationship with Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan –JK Opara

    My relationship with Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan –JK Opara
    As he clocks 50 today, the former Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Mr John Kennedy Opara, has revealed that at 50, God has surprised him by giving him more than he ever expected in life.
    The Chairman, CSS Group of Companies Ltd who spoke with Saturday Sun in Abuja, opened up on his relationship with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan. He spoke to AIDOGHIE PAULINUS, in
  • Biafra: Day Ojukwu shed tears –Onubogu, Ex-ADC

    Biafra: Day Ojukwu shed tears –Onubogu, Ex-ADC
    Obi Udezue Onubogu was a young police officer when hostilities broke out leading to the declaration of Republic of Biafra by the then Governor of Eastern region, Col. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. He became security officer to the defunct Biafra head of state until the few days to the end of the war when he joined Ojukwu in the flight to exile in Ivory Coast.
    Now, archbishop at the Rock Family Church, Rock Cathedral, Enugu, Onubogu, who recently turned 80, in this detailed interview with MAGNUS E
  • Biafra: How I survived Asaba massacre –Archbishop Chukwuma

    Biafra: How I survived Asaba massacre –Archbishop Chukwuma
    The Archbishop, Enugu Anglican Province and Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Olisa Chukwuma is one of the very few that came face to face with death during the civil war but was miraculously saved by God during the Asaba massacre.
    In this exclusive interview with Saturday Sun, Archbishop Chukwuma whose 66th birthday coincided with the 50th anniversary of the end of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war on Wednesday, January 15, narrated how his speaking of Yoruba language saved him from being
  • Arrest Yoruba leaders backing operation Amotekun now, Miyetti Allah tells FG

    Arrest Yoruba leaders backing operation Amotekun  now, Miyetti Allah tells FG
    National President General of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo has called on the federal government to arrest Yoruba leaders promoting Operation Amotekun, the Southwest regional security network.
    In an interview with VINCENT KALU, the leader of the Fulani socio-cultural association emphasized that the aim of setting up the security outfit was to ban Fulani herdsmen from Yorubaland.
    The Southwest has set up a regional security outfit, Operation Amotekun, what is your view on that
  • Afenifere dares FG, says, we wait for arrest

    Afenifere dares FG, says, we wait for arrest
    Vincent Kalu
    Afenifere, the Yoruba socio-cultural organization has said that it awaits the arrest of Southwest leaders by the Federal Government over Operation Amotekun.
    Spokesman of the group, Yinka Odumakin said this when he was reacting to the call by the National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo, for the arrest of leaders of Amotekun by the federal government.
    Bodejo, in an interview with Saturday Sun applauded the government for declaring the regional security
  • 50 Years after, Gowon opens up on Ojukwu, Biafra and Aburi in war memoirs

    50 Years after, Gowon opens up on Ojukwu, Biafra and Aburi in war memoirs
    Nigeria’s wartime Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon has opened up on some inside details of what transpired before, during and after the nation’s three-year civil war.
    In the first-hand narration contained in a small version of “General Gowon’s War Memoirs”, the former Head of State spoke on Biafra, Ojukwu and Aburi.
    Speaking on the Aburi Conference, which preceded the Nigerian Civil War, 50 years ago, Gowon said, “The purpose of going to Aburi was to try and f
  • Imo: History beckons on Uzodinma, says Ndoma-Egba

    Imo: History beckons on Uzodinma, says Ndoma-Egba
    Okey Sampson, Umuahia
    Former Senate leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), has urged Senator Hope Uzodinma to seize the historic opportunity and make a the difference as Imo State governor. In a personally signed statement issued in Abuja, yesterday, Ndoma-Egba, who was the governor’s colleague in the Seventh Senate, said that with Uzodinma’s historic victory on Wednesday, January 15, the Supreme Court has corrected some infractions in the 2019 general election.
    “By this victory, the
  • APC’ll bounce back in Oyo in 2023 –Obisesan

    APC’ll bounce back in Oyo in 2023 –Obisesan
    Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan
    Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Reformer Reconciliatory Committee in Oyo State, Chief Lowo Obisesan, has said the party will bounce back in the state, despite its electoral loss to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 general elections.
    He gave the assurance in an interview with journalists in Ibadan, the state capital, when he briefed them on the progress made so far in the onerous task of reconciling aggrieved members of the party towards ensuring
  • Uzodinma, Okorocha’s APC factions reconcile

    Uzodinma, Okorocha’s APC factions reconcile
    Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri
    Following the swearing-in of governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State,  factions of the All Progressive Congress (APC) loyal to the erstwhile governor, Rochas Okorocha and the incumbent has decided to shelve aside their differences in the interest of the party and unite as one party. Marcellinus Nlemigbo, APC chairman loyal to governor Uzodinma told Saturday Sun yesterday that the war is over following the emergence of Hope Uzodinma as the governor of the state.
    “Wha
  • 12  govs absent at PDP NEC meeting

    12  govs absent at PDP NEC meeting
    Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja
    Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has charged the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) to set up a committee to review the outcome of the 2019 general elections and recommend to the party  necessary reforms.
    Atiku stated this at an emergency National Executive Committee( NEC) meeting of the PDP, yesterday, in Abuja.
    This is coming as 12 governors elected on the platform of the opposition party were conspicuously absent at the crucial NEC  meeting convened by the lea
  • I’m a beneficiary of free, fair election, will bequeath same –Buhari

    I’m a beneficiary of free, fair election, will bequeath same –Buhari
    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
    President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that as a beneficiary of a free and fair election in the country, he would bequeath same to his successor and the nation in 2023. 
    This is even he said he was already looking forward to a peaceful hand over in 2023, stressing that he was morally bound to fulfill that wish. Buhari made the promise  at a dinner with members of the legal team for the 2019 presidential election petition on Thursday night in Abuja.
    Senior
  • I will bequeath free, fair elections as a beneficiary of one ― Buhari

    I will bequeath free, fair elections as a beneficiary of one ― Buhari
    President Muhammadu Buhari
    President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that as a beneficiary of a free and fair election in the country, he would bequeath the same to his successor and the nation in 2023.
    The president, according to a statement by one of his spokesmen, Malam Garba Shehu, spoke at a dinner with members of the legal team for the 2019 presidential election petition on Thursday in Abuja.
    Buhari recounted that the turnout of Nigerians during his presidential campaigns to the 36 states of
  • Aisha Buhari, Garba Shehu reconcile at son’s wedding

    Aisha Buhari, Garba Shehu reconcile at son’s wedding
    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
    The wedding of Muhammad Garba Shehu and Zuwaira Umar Faruk, on Friday reconciled First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
    In December 2019, Mrs. Buhari had accused the president’s media aide of making a mess of communication from the Presidential Villa, meddling in the affairs of her family, starving her of funds to run her office and messing up her marriage.
    In a statement she personally signed, Mrs Buhar
  • Pdp To Embark On Nationwide Protest Over S/court Verdicts 

    Pdp To Embark On Nationwide Protest Over S/court Verdicts 
    The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the People39;s Democratic Party in her 87th meeting held on Friday 17th January, 2020 has resolved to embark on what she described as a nationwide peaceful demonstration to express dismay over the judgement ...
  • Imo Supreme court ruling: Protesters storm NASS in black attire

    Imo Supreme court ruling: Protesters storm NASS in black attire
    Ihedioha-Uzodinma
    By Henry Umoru
    Protesters numbering over one hundred under the aegis of concerned Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth group Friday stormed the National Assembly to protest against Tuesday’s judgment by the Supreme Court which removed Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the authentic winner of Imo governorship election.
    The protesters who all appeared in black attire, comprising o
  • Sack from Senate: I was denied fair hearing, Ifeanyi Ubah tells Court

    Sack from Senate: I was denied fair hearing, Ifeanyi Ubah tells Court
    ….files 4-ground of appeal, applies for stay of executionBy Ikechukwu Nnochiri
    In a swift reaction, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Peoples Party, YPP, on Friday, lodged an appeal to challenge the judgement of an Abuja High Court that sacked him as the lawmaker representing Anambra South Senatorial District.
    In the four-ground of appeal, he filed before the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, Ubah, insisted that he was denied fair hearing by the high court.
    He told the appellate cour
  • Sack from Senate: I was denied fair hearing, Ifeanyi Ubah tells Apex Court

    ….files 4-ground of appeal, applies for stay of executionBy Ikechukwu Nnochiri
    In a swift reaction, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Peoples Party, YPP, on Friday, lodged an appeal to challenge the judgement of an Abuja High Court that sacked him as the lawmaker representing Anambra South Senatorial District.
    In the four-ground of appeal, he filed before the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, Ubah, insisted that he was denied fair hearing by the high court.
    He told the appellate cour
  • Uzodinma suspends all contracts awarded in Imo, dissolves parastatals

    Uzodinma suspends all contracts awarded in Imo, dissolves parastatals
    Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri
    Governor Hope Uzodinma has ordered the suspension of all contracts awarded before his resumption of office.
    According to the governor, this is in view of nefarious activities of “some government functionaries entering into contract agreements on behalf of the government without reference to the newly-sworn in governor.”
    According to a press statement by the principal secretary to the governor, T.U. C Nwokonkwo, it stated that “particular note has been tak
  • Imo: PDP reckless, trying to incite violence ― Oshiomhole

    Imo: PDP reckless, trying to incite violence ― Oshiomhole
    …Says Returning Officer should be arrested, Judges questioned
    By Omeiza Ajayi
    National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has lashed out at the Peoples Democratic Party PDP over what he described as reckless and provocative statements intended to incite violence following it loss of the governorship seat in Imo state.
    Oshiomhole spoke at a news conference Friday in Abuja alongside members of the National Working Committee NWC.
    He said the purpos
  • Uzodinma appoints SSG, AG, CPS, others

    Uzodinma appoints SSG, AG, CPS, others
    Hope Uzodinma
    Imo governor Hope Uzodinma on Friday approved the appointment of Mr Cosmos Iwu as the Secretary of the State Government.
    Also appointed were Mr Nnamdi Anyaechie, Chief of Staff, Mr C. O. Akaolisa, Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, and Mr Oguike Nwachukwu, Chief Press Secretary and Media Adviser.
    A statement signed by Mr T. U. Nwankwo, Principal Secretary to the Governor, said that the appointments take immediate effect except for the Attorney-General whose appointment
  • Oshiomhole on fire: Declares INEC irresponsible to have pronounced Ihedioha winner in Imo

    Oshiomhole on fire: Declares INEC irresponsible to have pronounced Ihedioha winner in Imo
    Romanus Ugwu, Abuja
    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as reckless and madness the statement credited to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Supreme Court judgement, insisting that the opposition party does not have the birthright of benefiting from electoral fraud.
    Apparently reacting to the claims by the PDP disparaging the Supreme Court ruling on Imo State the gubernatorial contest, the national chairman of the ruling party, Adams Oshiomhole, noted at a media briefing
  • 2023: I’ll handover quietly to my successor — Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari
    By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
    PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is morally bound to handover quietly to whoever will succeed him in 2023 when he must have completed his second tenure.
    President Buhari also said that he was a beneficiary of a free and fair election in the country and would bequeath same to his successor.
    Speaking at a dinner with members of the legal team for the 2019 presidential election petition on Thursday night in Abuja, the President said that
  • Breaking: Fr Mbaka storms Uzodinma’s office in Owerri

    Breaking: Fr Mbaka storms Uzodinma’s office in Owerri
    Fr. Mbaka
    By Nwafor Sunday
    The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (Amen), Reverend Father Ejike Camillus Anthony, Ebenezer Mbaka, has visited the Imo state governors office and dedicated the office and the entire building to God.
    Mbaka was said to have spent about three hours, cleansing and dedicating the building to God.
    READ ALSO: ICYMI: Ihedioha pack up, Uzodinma is coming ― Mbaka speaks again
    Sources comprising of Security men and civil servants at the State
  • Uzodinma, Okorocha’s APC factions in Imo reconcile after Supreme Court victory

    Uzodinma, Okorocha’s APC factions in Imo reconcile after Supreme Court victory
    Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri
    Following the swearing-in of Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to the erstwhile Governor Rochas Okorocha and the incumbent has decided to shelve aside their differences in the interest of the party and unite as one party.
    Marcillinus Nlemigbo, APC chairman loyal to Governor Uzodinma told our correspondent that the “war is over with the emergence of Hope Uzodinma as the governor of the state.
    “What are we
  • We shouldn’t take present happenings in Nigeria’s democratic life for granted – Atiku

    We shouldn’t take present happenings in Nigeria’s democratic life for granted – Atiku
    Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja
    Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has charged the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to set up a committee to review the outcome of the 2019 general elections and recommend necessary reforms to the party.
    Atiku stated this at an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the PDP, on Friday, in Abuja.
    This is coming as 12 governors elected on the platform of the opposition party were conspicuously absent at the crucial NEC meeting convened by the leadershi
  • Imo guber ruling painful, yet PDP, Ihedioha should move on ― Abaribe

    Imo guber ruling painful, yet PDP, Ihedioha should move on ― Abaribe
    …Warns against imminent weakening of INEC, others, Says the dark hour will surely pass away
    Imo State Government House
    By Henry Umoru
    Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abia South has warned against imminent weakening of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and some critical agencies of democracy.
    According to Senator Abaribe, if the present trend like the Supreme Court ruling that removed erstwhile Governor of Imo State, Hon E
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    Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan
    Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Reformer Reconciliatory Committee in Oyo State, Chief Lowo Obisesan, has said the party will bounce back in the state, despite its electoral loss to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) during 2019 general elections.
    He gave the assurance in an interview with journalists in Ibadan, the state capital, when he briefed them on the progress made so far in the onerous task of reconciling aggrieved members of the party towards ensuri

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