Politics

2019: Igbos never believed in Buhari – Okorocha

2019: Okorocha fires back at Atiku, says ‘I can defeat you even in Adamawa’

August 20, 2018

Rochas Okorocha, the Imo State Governor, on Sunday claimed that he possessed the capacity to defeat former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, in any election in Adamawa State. Abubakar, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, hails from Adamawa State. Okorocha spoke in response to declaration by the former Vice President […]

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Saraki: Senators lambast APC

Saraki: Senators lambast APC

August 20, 2018

Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau and his counterpart in the Committee on Banking, Finance and other Financial Insitutions, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim have advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its leaders to desist from looking for scapegoats for the failure to fulfill their promises to the electorate by constantly blaming […]

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Ekiti election: Tinubu blasts Fayose, speaks on APC, Fayemi’s chances

Tinubu breaks silence on defections, lists reasons Saraki, Tambuwal dumped APC for PDP

August 20, 2018

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday revealed why the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, defected from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Tinubu said Saraki, Tambuwal and other defectors left the ruling party because APC could not offer them what […]

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What Plateau needs – Ladan

What Plateau needs – Ladan

August 20, 2018

Thirty-eight years Alex  Ladan has prescribed a comprehensive ideological turn around as antidote to the troubles on the Plateau, lamenting that the broom revolution of the current All Progressives Congress, APC, has failed. Continue reading What Plateau needs – Ladan at Vanguard News. Author: adekunle Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/what-plateau-needs-ladan/

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2019: How Buhari is plotting to frustrate elections – PDP

Jail Oshiomhole, sacked DSS DG, Duara, APC chieftains before other looters – PDP replies Buhari

August 19, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to jail treasury looters, but challenged him to start from the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole. PDP said in line with his declaration, Buhari should also prosecute the sacked Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura, […]

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Fayose reacts to APC’s inconclusive primaries in Ekiti

Fayose blows hot over suspended Rivers election

August 19, 2018

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has described Saturday’s by-election in Rivers State for Port Harcourt Constituency III State Assembly seat as “another sad reality that votes of Nigerians will not be allowed to count at the 2019 election as the elections will be held at gun-point to achieve predetermined results”. INEC has suspended the […]

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Kaduna LG election: We have evidences of your involvement – PDP tells Army

PDP wins Taraba Assembly by-election

August 19, 2018

Garba Ajiya, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has won the Takum 1 state constituency by-election into the Taraba House of Assembly. NAN reports the election was held on Saturday to fill the vacant seat of the late Hosea Ibi, member of the Assembly, who was kidnapped on December 31, 2017 and murdered […]

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PDP welcomes Buhari’s declaration to  jail looters

PDP welcomes Buhari’s declaration to jail looters

August 19, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s renewed declaration to jail treasury looters, urging him to show exemplary leadership by by starting with immediate investigation and prosecution of the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, sacked Director General of the Department of State Security (DSS), Lawal Daura and a […]

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What Secondus, Atiku, other PDP leaders told Tambuwal

BREAKING: 252 aides dump Tambuwal

August 19, 2018

Two hundred and fifty-two Special Advisers and Special Assistants appointed under Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s administration in Sokoto State on Sunday reportedly resigned from their positions. The concerned aides said their resignation was informed by the recent decision of the Sokoto State Governor to dump the All Progressives Congress, the party which they are bona […]

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Ex-APC deputy spokesperson reveals how Buhari plans to deal with Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, others

Ex-APC deputy spokesperson reveals how Buhari plans to deal with Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, others

August 19, 2018

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was planning to arrest former President Olusegun Obasanjo, ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and others. He made the allegation while cautioning Buhari over a reported statement credited to the President that […]

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APC, PDP trade words over zonal rally in Osogbo

How PDP caused Rivers election violence – APC alleges

August 19, 2018

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said violence recorded during Saturday’s poll in Rivers was planned by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Yekini Nabena, APC National Publicity Secretary, in a statement on Sunday, said the opposition should be held responsible for the snatching of electoral materials during the by-election for Port Harcourt Constituency 3 in […]

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Defection: Why I rejected Saraki and his father – Ex-PDP Chairman, Suleiman

Defection: Why I rejected Saraki and his father – Ex-PDP Chairman, Suleiman

August 19, 2018

The founding chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Kwara State, Pa Kunle Suleiman, has revealed that he once told Olusola Saraki, father of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki that they will never be in the same political party. The politician, who left the party recently following the defection of Saraki to the […]

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Why did Buhari return? Osinbajo has achieved more in 10 days than Buhari in 3years

Why did Buhari return? Osinbajo has achieved more in 10 days than Buhari in 3years

August 19, 2018

Reno Omokri, official ‘ruffler of President Muhammadu Buhari’s feather’ as he calls himself has again fired shots at the presisent. Omokri, who was an aide to former president Goodluck Jonathan has hailed vice president Yemi Osinbajo, for feats attained during his days as acting president. According to Omokri,  Osinbajo has achieved more than president Buhari […]

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APC reveals where it has placed Governor Okorocha

2019: APC rejects Okorocha, reveals who’ll choose next Imo governor

August 19, 2018

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State, Daniel Nwafor, has said the State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, lacks the power to determine the governorship candidate of the party for the 2019 general elections. The Chairman said this yesterday after presenting the keys to the 27 Sienna vehicles bought for the chairmen of the […]

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Attack on Fayose: ‘We are back to military rule’ – ADP National Secretary

13 APC leaders, senatorial aspirant dump party for ADP

August 19, 2018

Thirteen leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State and a senatorial aspirant, Prince Dotun Babayemi on Saturday dumped the ruling party for the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Gbongan community of Ayedaade Local Government Area of the state. The defectors include an aspirant for Osun West Senatorial District, Prince Dotun Babayemi, alongside […]

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Buhari’s latest resolve after 10-day UK vacation

Buhari’s latest resolve after 10-day UK vacation

August 19, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is more committed more than ever to ensure looters get justice. The president made this announcement shortly after he arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport in Abuja. The president who said he was ‘feeling good’ after his 10-day working holiday in the UK told journalists he would see to it […]

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2019: APC woos Akpabio, vows to take over Akwa Ibom

Akpabio: What we have done about senator’s seat at NASS – PDP

August 19, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State has written to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, demanding the immediate declaration of Senator Godswill Akpabio’s seat vacant. Senator Akpabio represents Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District at the National Assembly. Akpabio resigned as the Senate minority leader, before his recent defection to the All Progressives […]

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Presidency deliberately withheld INEC budget for 2019 polls for seven months  —Senator Abaribe

Presidency deliberately withheld INEC budget for 2019 polls for seven months —Senator Abaribe

August 19, 2018

The question we have asked and continue to ask the Presidency is, why did you keep this budget with you since January and you didn’t submit it to us? You knew there was an election coming. And election is like a pregnancy. We knew before hand. And you didn’t send it Continue reading Presidency deliberately […]

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‘Kofi Annan was humanity’s best example’

Obasanjo mourns Kofi Annan, says a dedicated life to global peace

August 18, 2018

 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday described late Kofi Annan as a global statesman, who dedicated his life to equity, justice, stability, security, human rights and other virtues that promote world peace. Continue reading Obasanjo mourns Kofi Annan, says a dedicated life to global peace at Vanguard News. Author: Nwafor Polycarp Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/obasanjo-mourns-kofi-annan-says-a-dedicated-life-to-global-peace/

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Attack on Fayose: ‘We are back to military rule’ – ADP National Secretary

Why we dumped PDP-led coalition against Buhari, APC – ADP

August 18, 2018

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) on Saturday explained why it opted out of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)-led Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP). The coalition was formed in June to dislodge President Muammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. Speaking at the South-West stakeholders’ meeting, ADP National Chairman, Yabagi Sanni, said […]

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Attack on Fayose: ‘We are back to military rule’ – ADP National Secretary

How Osun ex-SSG Adeoti will win guber election – ADP

August 18, 2018

Action Democratic Party (ADP) National Chairman, Yabagi Sanni, has expressed confidence that the party’s governorship candidate, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti would win the forthcoming election in Osun State. Sanni stated that Adeoti’s popularity would give him an edge over other flagbearers. Adeoti was Secretary to the State Government in Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s cabinet until he joined […]

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Just in: Buhari returns from London

Just in: Buhari returns from London

August 18, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned from his 10 working-days leave from London. Buhari who left Nigeria on the 3rd came back on Saturday evening. Continue reading Just in: Buhari returns from London at Vanguard News. Author: Nwafor Polycarp Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/just-in-buhari-returns-from-london/

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2019: Party chieftains suspend popular female presidential aspirant

2019: Party chieftains suspend popular female presidential aspirant

August 18, 2018

Popular female presidential aspirant in the build up to 2019 general elections, Eunice Atuejide, has been suspended by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of her party, the National Interest Party (NIP). Mrs. Atuejiden, who doubles as national chairman of the party was suspended alongside the party’s National Secretary, Audu Israel, by the NEC over allegations […]

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2019: How Buhari will get 13m votes – Lauretta Onochie

2019: How Buhari will get 13m votes – Lauretta Onochie

August 18, 2018

Lauretta Onochie, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide on Social Media has listed how she thinks over 13 million citizens will vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the upcoming 2019 Presidential election. Onochie listed on her Twitter handle 500,000 N-Power beneficiaries as well as 625,000 farmers from the Burhari’s Anchor borrowing programme. She listed further two million […]

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‘Kofi Annan was humanity’s best example’

‘Kofi Annan was humanity’s best example’

August 18, 2018

Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday at the age of 80, triggering a flood of tributes from around the world for the “diplomatic rock star”. Continue reading ‘Kofi Annan was humanity’s best example’ at Vanguard News. Author: adekunle Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/kofi-annan-was-humanitys-best-example/

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2019: I will not allow other political parties to penetrate PDP – Umahi

Ebonyi guber 2019: Forget my opponents; they are noisemakers, masquerades – Umahi

August 18, 2018

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, at the weekend described other governorship aspirants in the forthcoming general elections as noisemakers, masquerades and Lilliputians. He said most of them don’t have anything to offer the people of the state. Umahi made this known in Abakaliki while addressing stakeholders and health workers during the handover of tricycle ambulances […]

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Kogi East battle: Alfa accuses Saraki of double standards

How ‘Saraki plotted coup, wanted to stay in APC, kill party from within’ – Nabena

August 18, 2018

The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Yekini Nabena, has said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki wanted to “play a double game but was caught.” Nabena alleged that Saraki “wanted to remain within the party in order to kill it.” Speaking with Punch on Saturday, the APC spokesperson noted that Saraki […]

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Violence mars Rivers bye-election

Violence mars Rivers bye-election

August 18, 2018

Information reaching DAILY POST from Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital says hoodlums have allegedly hijacked the ongoing bye-election in the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), had fixed today, Saturday, August 18, for a bye-election into the Port Harcourt Constituency III, Rivers State House of Assembly. The seat became vacant when Hon. Victor Ihunwo, […]

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Dino Melaye talks tough over plans to impeach Saraki, slams Oshiomhole

Dino Melaye mocks Akpabio, hails Gov Udom [VIDEO]

August 18, 2018

Senator representing Kogi West constituency in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, on Friday mocked former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio in a new song. In the song released in Akwa Ibom, Dino said Governor Udom is better than Akpabio. He was heard chanting: “Governor dey pass Governor, Udom pass Akpabio.” Melaye was among […]

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APC: Senator Boroffice reacts to adoption of direct primaries

APC: Senator Boroffice reacts to adoption of direct primaries

August 18, 2018

Sen. Ajayi Boroffice, representing Ondo Central Senatorial District, has applauded the adoption of direct primaries by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in choosing its candidates for the 2019 elections. Boroffice gave the commendation in a statement issued by his media aide, Mr Kayode Fakuyi on Friday in Akure. He said: “As the preparations for primary […]

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2019 election: Gov. Ortom speaks on dumping PDP again

2019 election: Gov. Ortom speaks on dumping PDP again

August 18, 2018

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom on Friday said no amount of gang-up against him within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would make him leave the party for another political party again. There have been insinuations that the governor may defect from the PDP to the Social Democratic Party, SDP. Ever since his defection from […]

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El-Rufai’s strange ways

El-Rufai’s strange ways

August 18, 2018

At a time of unprecedented anxiety about the fate of the country and the assaults on the press and the country’s democratic values came good news from Kaduna State. Alas! it came from a man many love to hate, that is Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State. Continue reading El-Rufai’s strange ways at […]

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Rivers 2019: Senator Abe opens parallel APC secretariat, speaks on working with Wike

Rivers 2019: Senator Abe opens parallel APC secretariat, speaks on working with Wike

August 18, 2018

The Senator representing Rivers East senatorial district at the National Assembly, and governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Magnus Abe, has opened a parallel secretariat in the state. Speaking, at the event to mark the official opening on the factional office, Abe stated that the essence of opening the office was for proper […]

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Obaseki attributes Edo’s progress to people-centric governance

Obaseki attributes Edo’s progress to people-centric governance

August 18, 2018

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the immediate payment of workers’ August salaries ahead of the Eid-el Kabir celebrations next week, noting that the progress being recorded in the state is the result of a people-centric governance model adopted by his administration. Continue reading Obaseki attributes Edo’s progress to people-centric governance at […]

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Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet in Finland

Omarosa: Melania Trump is ‘counting every minute’ until she can divorce Bigly

August 18, 2018

Previously on Days Of Our Omarosa, Omarosa Manigault revealed some fake-interesting news about Melania Trump and how Melania is petty and lazy and trying to “hurt” her husband with her fashion choices. Omarosa was speaking specifically about the “I Don’t Really Care DO U?” coat which Mel wore to visit the border prisons for children […]

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Kogi East battle: Alfa accuses Saraki of double standards

Why Saraki must ‘urgently’ reconvene National Assembly – APC

August 17, 2018

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Friday urged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to urgently reconvene the National Assembly. APC anchored its call on the need for the Senate to pass the Electoral Amendment Act Bill. In a statement issued by its spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, APC said the Electoral Amendment Bill was alive and waiting […]

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President Roundtable Discussion on Tax Cuts for Florida Small Businesses

Donald Trump on Aretha Franklin: ‘She worked for me on numerous occasions’

August 17, 2018

Soon after Aretha Franklin’s passing was announced yesterday, the tributes poured in from Aretha’s friends, colleagues and simply people who knew her and loved her. Some of those tributes were from Barack and Michelle Obama, who released statements on social media, like this: Aretha helped define the American experience. In her voice, we could feel […]

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Kaduna LG Poll: El- Rufai announces restriction in movement

El-Rufai speaks on 2019, warns APC

August 17, 2018

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Govenor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Friday warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders and party loyalists not to support candidates that are not credible. El-Rufa’i spoke during a meeting with APC stakeholders in Soba Local Government Area at the council’s chambers, Maigana, headquarters of the local government. […]

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Ekiti election: Secondus tells PDP members, residents what to do when harassed

2019: PDP chairman, Secondus makes new appointment

August 17, 2018

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has appointed former Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Chief Osita Chidoka, as his Special Adviser on Strategy and External Engagements. This was disclosed in a statement issued by PDP National Publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Friday in Abuja. His appointment […]

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Omarosa Manigault promotes Unhinged book at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

LMAO, Omarosa Manigault recorded Lara Trump offering her hush money

August 17, 2018

I don’t love or hate the fact that Omarosa Manigault is spilling #AllTheTea. Half of me thinks this is all absolutely moronic and a complete sideshow. The other half of me is like “well, it’s all part and parcel of how everything is stupid and corrupt now, and this is an easily digestable way to […]

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Obaseki lambasts Edo political leaders, says “we can’t share money”

Obaseki lambasts Edo political leaders, says “we can’t share money”

August 17, 2018

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has lashed out at political leaders in the state, saying he was elected to serve the people not them. Obaseki stated this on Friday during the second-anniversary thanksgiving of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Christian Prayer Contact Committee. Speaking through the Secretary to Edo State Government, Osarodion Ogie, Obaseki […]

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2019 Elections: INEC budget  hangs in the balance

2019 Elections: INEC budget hangs in the balance

August 17, 2018

STRONG indications emerged Friday that approval of the N189billion budget proposal made by the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) for conduct of the 2019 general elections by the National Assembly has suffered a major set back. Continue reading 2019 Elections: INEC budget hangs in the balance at Vanguard News. Author: adekunle Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/2019-elections-inec-budget-hangs-in-the-balance/

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2019 election: INEC’s budget fraudulent, criminal, unacceptable – HURIWA

2019 election: INEC’s budget fraudulent, criminal, unacceptable – HURIWA

August 17, 2018

A Non-governmental organization, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has described the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s budget for the 2019 general elections as “fraudulent, criminal and highly unsustainable.” HURIWA, in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, and forwarded to DAILY POST, also accused the hierarchy of INEC of […]

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Kogi East battle: Alfa accuses Saraki of double standards

2019: Why Saraki is the right presidential candidate for Nigeria – Baraje

August 17, 2018

Kawu Baraje, a former leader of Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, who decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has been nursing his presidential ambition since 2011. He made the disclosure while addressing journalists in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday. Baraje said Saraki stepped down his ambition […]

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Donald Trump speaks at US Air Force Base Yokota

Donald Trump is so mad about the costs of his bigly military parade

August 17, 2018

It feels like it happened a decade ago, but it was just last year. That was when Emmanuel Macron invited Donald Trump to visit France and witness their big Bastille Day parade. Trump was in love with that parade. He loved the Bastille Day parade so much, he demanded that the Pentagon find some way […]

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2019: Akwa Ibom patriots blow hot over alleged attempt to rig, exert federal might in guber election

2019: Akwa Ibom patriots blow hot over alleged attempt to rig, exert federal might in guber election

August 17, 2018

A support group under the aegis of Ibom Patriots has vowed to vehemently oppose alleged plot to rig the 2019 general elections in Akwa Ibom State through “federal might”. The chancellor of the group, Obong Bassey Inuaeyen, stated this on Friday during a press conference held at the NUJ Press Centre, Information Drive, Uyo, Akwa […]

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Tension as court reinstates sacked APC chairman ahead of congress

2019: Anti-corruption coalition accuses Bauchi govt of backing vote buying ahead of APC primary

August 17, 2018

A group, Bauchi Coalition against Financial Crimes and Injustice has accused the Bauchi State Government of allegedly backing a member of the House of Representatives to buy votes ahead of the All Progressives Congress, APC, primary election. Secretary-General of the group, Yakubu Alhaji Jibrin made this claim in a petition sent to the APC national […]

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2019: Kwankwaso visits Alaafin of Oyo, seeks monarch’s support over presidential ambition [PHOTOS]

2019: Kwankwaso visits Alaafin of Oyo, seeks monarch’s support over presidential ambition [PHOTOS]

August 17, 2018

A former governor of Kano State and presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Thursday paid a visit to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi 111 at his palace in Oyo town. The visit, DAILY POST gathered, was to seek the support of the […]

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Why Gov. Bello should be voted out – Muazu

Why Gov. Bello should be voted out – Muazu

August 17, 2018

Niger State governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hannafi Sudan Muazu, has called for removal of Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani-Bello. Sudan, addressing reporters after his official declaration and presentation of letter of intent to the party on Thursday, berated Governor Abubakar Sani-Belo for not performing due to lack […]

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2,000 APGA, PDP members defect to APC in Abia

APC names campaign committee

August 17, 2018

The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has announced the setting up of its campaign committees to carry out the party’s governorship election campaign throughout the state. A press statement released by the state chairman of the party, Gboyega Famodun, explained that he (Famodun) will supervise the apex campaign committee, which is […]

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