President Buhari has reacted to the just concluded elections of new leaders of the National Assembly, saying he supports those elected. The Senate on Tuesday elected Bukola Saraki as its president, defying the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, which had presented Ahmed Lawan as its preferred candidate. On the other...
If you did not see my column last week, it was because I did not want to rain on anyone’s parade. I wanted the euphoria over the bullet we missed by avoiding the riots that would have ensued had the APC been defeated to subside. But I am now...
President Muhammadu Buhari has officially written to the Senate seeking approval to appoint 15 advisers. The letter was read by the Senate President, David Mark, on Tuesday. This would be the President’s first correspondence to the National Assembly since assuming office Friday. The appointments would be the second for the new president...
Chairman of Ogbia local government area in Bayelsa, Enaye Abah was abducted by unknown gunmen on Wednesday morning and was taken to an unknown destination. President Goodluck Jonathan hails from Ogbia local government as well. Reasons to why Mr. Abah was kidnapped remains uncertain for now as the kidnappers have...
The recently concluded April 11 governorship elections in Abia, Imo and Taraba states were declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Today being the 25th of April, INEC have arranged supplementary elections in those areas where elections did not hold or votes were cancelled due to irregularities. These...
National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Adamu Mu’azu, ​has been flown abroad​, due to an ailment, his office announced Tuesday​. The chairman flew out of the country last week for treatment of which, the current hospital where the chairman is being treated abroad remains undisclosed. Tony Amadi, media aide...
A lot of Nigerians do not know that Nigeria is a secular state and they are also not aware that the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria does not require that Buhari take his oath of office by swearing with the Quran. The drafters of the constitution made...
Yesterday at a press briefing, the international election observers called for the cancellation of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers. According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), the leader of African Centre for Leadership Strategies and Development, Humphrey Bekaren, who spoke on behalf of...
Stake Holders of the All Progressive Congress will convey for a crucial meeting on Wednesday the 22nd of April in Abuja to review the party’s performance in the just concluded 2015 General Elections. National Chairman of the party, John Oyegun, confirmed the meeting to Premium Times on Tuesday via a...
Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, demonstrated his leadership style (leading by example), the President-elect, instructed his security aide attached to him to respect traffic regulations during his movements. In a statement released by his media team in Abuja, Gen. Buhari said, respect for the law would be the guiding philosophy of his...
President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari said members of his All Progressives Congress (APC) had nothing to fear over the mass defection of PDP members to the party, gave the hint in an interview in his Daura residence on Saturday April 11th. He said this while addressing newsmen after casting his vote yesterday. President-elect is...
PDP National Chairman, Adamu Mu’azu, has appealed to all members of the party across the country to put behind their grievances and the disappointment of defeat, rest all misunderstandings and put the survival and stability of the party ahead of all other considerations. The Party Chairman released a statement...
Senate President, David Mark, has asked members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to put aside failures of the last elections and get prepared to build a strong and united party ready to play a credible opposition. The party (PDP) lost majority of its seats to that All Progressive...
Due to the massive failure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the just concluded elections, the party’s chieftains have set plans in motion to dissolve the party and merge with other parties with “similar ideology” to form a stronger and fresher coalition after the handover of power on May...
Abdullahi Gaya, House of Representatives member-elect for Kano State, on Monday charged the in-coming administration to slash the wages and allowances of the Presidency and National Assembly by 50 per cent. His call came days after a Senator-elect, Dino Melaye, pledged to lead a campaign for the reduction of Nigeria’s...
PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, has come out on behalf of the PDP to publicly let the nation know that the APC spokesperson, Lai Mohammed is being untruthful to the nation for fabricating lies that could be injurious to democracy and tamper the peaceful co-existence in the country. Olisa...

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