The newspaper review for Tuesday, August 14, leads with the presidency saying that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was behaving like a militant group instead of following the democratic tenets among other stories.
The Senate caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party has nominated Senator Biodun Olujimi as the new Senate minority leader. She was nominated to fill the position, in order to have a vibrant member from the south-west.
The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday, August 14, declared that there is no date for the National Assembly to reconvene to consider the INEC budget.
Following the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the bye-elections in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi states, the ruling party has said that this is an indication that the electorate is in support of President Buhari.
The prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, Samuel Uche, has said that the church will mobilise support for young Nigerians aspiring to political leadership in 2019. Uche made the disclosure on Monday, August 13 at a news briefing.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of return to senators-elect, Ahmad Kaita, (APC-Katsina North) and Lawal Yahaya Gumau, (APC-Bauchi South) elected on Saturday, August 11, in by-elections.
Garba Shehu, on August 13, said victories of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in legislative elections held in some states over the weekend confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari would win the 2019 presidential election.
A pro-democracy group, MDG, has alleged that governors and senators on the platform of the APC are raising funds to the tune of billions of naira for the purpose of removing Senate president, Bukola Saraki, and Ekweremadu.
The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity on Monday, August 13, said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo would still remain the running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.
Contrary to the rumour that Bukola Saraki may have visited the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, to talk about his presidential ambition, the senate president said his visit has nothing to do with politics.
Yekini Nabena, acting national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a statement on Monday said that any Nigerian who violates the law, no matter how highly placed, must be brought to justice.
A Makurdi high court, on Monday, August 13, restrained the new speaker of the Benue House of Assembly (BNHA), Titus Uba, and four others from conducting any sittings. The court also restrained four other principal officers.
Nigeria's former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state met behind closed doors in Abuja on Sunday night, August 12. Both men met at the Asokoro Abuja residence of the former vice president.
The former minority leader at the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio, who recently dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC), has reacted to an alleged plan to declare his seat vacant.
Senator Bukola Saraki has paid a visit to former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. The Senate president arrived at the home of Obasanjo in the evening on Monday, August 13 after meeting with b
The victory of the All Progressives Congress in last weekend’s bye-elections signal victory for President Muhammdu Buhari come 2019, according to a House of Reps aspirant for Birnin Kebbi/Bunza/Kalgo Federal Constituency, Kebbi.
Turaki made this known on Friday, August 10, in his campaign office in Abuja, when he granted audience to the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Political Science Association, who came on a fact-finding visit.
Senator Isa Hamma Misau who is the chairman of the Senate committee on navy has lashed out at the presidency saying it should be ashamed for claiming that the country’s security agencies are working for Bukola Saraki.
A Human Rights lawyer, Frank Tietie, has advised that the seat of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and Godswill Akpabio, the former Senate Minority Leader be declared vacant since both had defected to another party.
The governor of Ebonyi state, Engineer David Umahi, has revealed that he appointed over 1,000 aides when he assumed office in 2015 in order to tackle the menace of poverty among the youths of the state. He spoke through his SSG.
The APC has denied claims by the Peoples Democratic Party that it was planning to arrest Senate president, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, just as it said both principal officers are not above the law.
A former Nigerian ambassador to Malaysia, James Barka, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after accusing the Adamawa state governor, Umaru Jibrilla, of lacking integrity. Barka said the APC neglected him.