Wale Akinola

Wale Akinola

Breaking: Senator Adeleke emerges winner of PDP gubernatorial primary after defeating closest rival by 7 votes

Breaking: Senator Adeleke emerges winner of PDP gubernatorial primary after defeating closest rival by 7 votes

Breaking: Senator Adeleke emerges winner of PDP gubernatorial primary after defeating closest rival by 7 votes
2 days after meeting Oshiomhole, Ortom makes U-turn, says nothing will stop him from leaving APC

I am leaving APC, nothing can stop me - Ortom

APC in the state has issued the statement as if it is the leader of the party or as if they are one and the same, underscores Governor Ortom’s concern that the party structure in the state is out to satisfy the whims and caprices.

I am leaving APC, nothing can stop me - Ortom
Senator Omoworare withdraws from APC governorship primary

Senator Omoworare withdraws from APC governorship primary

In view of obvious political realities which are beyond our control, Senator Babajide Omoworare will not present his Ward Agents, mobilise his supporters, or deploy resources for the APC Governorship Primary election of July 20.

Senator Omoworare withdraws from APC governorship primary
APC chieftain Igbokwe apologises for accusing Supreme Court of taking bribe

APC chieftain Igbokwe apologises for accusing Supreme Court of taking bribe

Please let it be known and it is hereby made known that I have withdrawn the post I did few days ago on Facebook suggesting that The Apex Court compromised on matters concerning 2015 Rivers state governorship elections.

APC chieftain Igbokwe apologises for accusing Supreme Court of taking bribe
Breaking: One dead, two injured as train crushes commercial bus in Lagos

Breaking: One dead, two injured as train crushes commercial bus in Lagos

One person has reported dead while two others were seriously injured as train crushed a commercial bus on Friday, July 20, at Agege area of Lagos state. The details of the incident were still sketchy while filing the report.

Breaking: One dead, two injured as train crushes commercial bus in Lagos
President Buhari meets loyalists from House of Reps

Buhari meets loyalists from House of Reps

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with members of the parliamentary support group comprising of his supporters in the House of Representatives. The support group were led by Kano lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin.

Buhari meets loyalists from House of Reps
I’m one of 7 PDP governors APC is plotting to stop in 2019 - Ishaku

I’m one of 7 PDP governors APC is plotting to stop in 2019 - Ishaku

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state has raised the alarm over alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the 2019 elections so as to oust him and six other governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

I’m one of 7 PDP governors APC is plotting to stop in 2019 - Ishaku
PDP’s presidential candidate may emerge on September 30 ahead of 2019 election

2019: PDP’s presidential candidate may emerge on September 30

The document also showed that the primary for those interested in going to the Senate would hold on September 18, while that of the House of Representatives will come up four days earlier, which is September 14.

2019: PDP’s presidential candidate may emerge on September 30
Police arrest notorious ex-convict who 'stole 32 vehicles in 3 years' in Ondo

Police nab notorious ex-convict who 'stole 32 vehicles in 3 years' in Ondo

We always charged him to court on our own part but we are always surprised to see him come back to the society again to do what he knows how best to do. He has been arrested twice and charged to court but you would be surprised.

Police nab notorious ex-convict who 'stole 32 vehicles in 3 years' in Ondo
Why Jonathan's govt didn’t save despite oil boom - Okonjo-Iweala

Why Jonathan's govt didn’t save despite oil boom - Okonjo-Iweala

A former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has linked the failure of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to save for the rainy day, despite oil boom, to the insistence of state governors to share ECA funds.

Why Jonathan's govt didn’t save despite oil boom - Okonjo-Iweala
Buhari receives family of late former vice president Alex Ekwueme in Villa

Buhari receives family of late former vice president Alex Ekwueme in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, December 21, signed the late vice president Alex Ekueme's condolence register before the commencement of Federal Executive Council (FEC), at the State House, in Aso Villa.

Buhari receives family of late former vice president Alex Ekwueme in Aso Rock
I am still in APC - Governor Ortom declares days after he said he was given red card

Ortom makes U-turn, says he is still in APC after closed-door meeting with Oshiomhole

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has shelved his decision to leave his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), following a closed-door meeting he had with the national chairman of the party, Comrades Adams Oshiomhole.

Ortom makes U-turn, says he is still in APC after closed-door meeting with Oshiomhole
INEC finally replies PDP, says Ekiti election was free and fair

INEC finally replies PDP, says Ekiti election was free and fair

The electoral body gave the verdict on Wednesday, July 18, in a communique issued at the end of meeting between its chairman, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu and Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) across the country.

INEC finally replies PDP, says Ekiti election was free and fair
Breaking: Police nab 8 suspected kidnappers of Chibok schoolgirls

Breaking: Police nab 8 suspected kidnappers of Chibok schoolgirls

The eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists who are among 22 persons paraded, were said to have been arrested by operatives of the inspector general’s intelligence response team in Borno, Adamawa and adjoining communities.

Breaking: Police nab 8 suspected kidnappers of Chibok schoolgirls
PMB at ICC: Proud to be Nigerian by Femi Adesina

How Buhari, the demonized Fulani man, made Nigeria proud at ICC by Femi Adesina

At 9.35 am Tuesday, President Buhari was ushered into the main hall of the ICC. He stood straight, in a way that belies his age of 75. Before taking his seat, he bowed reverently to the 17 judges, resplendent in their blue robes.

How Buhari, the demonized Fulani man, made Nigeria proud at ICC by Femi Adesina
Bad road: Kano communities threaten to boycott 2019 elections, immunization

Bad road: Kano communities threaten to boycott 2019 elections, immunization

Residents of five communities in Kumbotso local government area of Kano state have threatened to boycott the routine polio immunization and 2019 general elections if the government fail to rehabilitate their damaged road.

Bad road: Kano communities threaten to boycott 2019 elections, immunization
Oshiomhole allegedly swears in factional Delta APC chairman despite court order

Oshiomhole allegedly swears in factional Delta APC chairman despite court order

It was gathered that before the emergence of Comrade Oshiomhole as national chairman, Chief Cyril Ogodo, was duly sworn in as the Delta state APC chairman by the former national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.

Oshiomhole allegedly swears in factional Delta APC chairman despite court order
You’re a failed senator - Okorocha replies ex-APGA chairman Umeh

Okorocha attacks Senator Umeh, says ex-APGA chairman is seeking cheap popularity

The Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday, July 17, has berated the former national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and senator representing Anambra central, Chief Victor Umeh..

Okorocha attacks Senator Umeh, says ex-APGA chairman is seeking cheap popularity
Boko Haram terrorists are regrouping in Borno - Army

Army raises alarm, says Boko Haram terrorists are regrouping in Borno

The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas, has said that some Boko Haram members are regrouping around Bama local government area of Borno state. It said that some of the terrorists attacked.

Army raises alarm, says Boko Haram terrorists are regrouping in Borno
Panic in APC as party leadership commences staff audit

Panic in APC as party leadership commences staff audit

The new APC national chairman had, in a recent meeting, told staff of the national secretariat of the party to rededicate themselves in line with the new realities in the party and be ready for the changes that will occur.

Panic in APC as party leadership commences staff audit
Fayemi’s victory ends fake stomach infrastructure in Ekiti state - Lagos lawmaker

Fayemi’s victory ends fake stomach infrastructure in Ekiti state - Lagos lawmaker

The victory is a welcome development. The people of Ekiti have spoken their minds through the ballot. They have realised that infrastructural development and service delivery is preferred to stomach infrastructure.

Fayemi’s victory ends fake stomach infrastructure in Ekiti state - Lagos lawmaker
Magu did not divert staff salary - EFCC

EFCC reacts to alleged diversion of staff salary, says no amount of mischief can stop Magu from anti-corruption war

Equally false is the claim that police officers on secondment are being owed salaries of between five and seven months. Police officers attached to the commission are paid by their mother agency, the Nigeria police.

EFCC reacts to alleged diversion of staff salary, says no amount of mischief can stop Magu from anti-corruption war
EFCC disowns tweet on Fayose

EFCC disowns tweet on Fayose

The commission is constrained to state that the purported tweet does not represent the views of the EFCC. As a law enforcement organisation the commission is apolitical and was not involved in the recent Ekiti election.

EFCC disowns tweet on Fayose
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