Fayose presents handover note to Head of Service

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has presented a handover note to the state’s Head of Service, Dr. Gbenga Faseluka. The event took place during the special State Executive Council meeting, at the new Governor’s Office in Ado Ekiti on Friday. Fayose, speaking at the council’s meeting witnessed by some traditional rulers, thanked the people […]

2019: Atiku reveals why he chose Peter Obi as running mate

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has given reasons he picked former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, as his running mate. According to the Director General of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation, Otunba Gbenga Daniel in a statement on Friday, Obi’s choice was largely influenced by his youthfulness, vast […]

Peter Obi: Profile of PDP vice presidential candidate

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has selected ex-Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi as his running mate. Insiders say Atiku made wide consultations before the decision. Obi had declared the emergence of Atiku as a good sign for the country ahead of the 2019 general election. Lamenting that Nigeria had derailed off the paths of […]

2019 presidency: Ohanaeze youths hail Atiku on Peter Obi’s choice, say victory assured

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, led by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, has hailed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, over his choice of former Anambra Governor as running mate. The OYC spoke on Friday through a communique issued after its meeting, which was signed by Comrade Obinna Achionye, Deputy […]

ICPC probes bank that hid, spent FG’s N9.8bn made from sale of assets

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is currently probing Aso Savings and Loans Plc. after it was discovered to be hiding the sum of N9.8 billion belonging to the Federal Government. In a statement issued by ICPC’s spokesperson, Rasheedat Okoduwa, she disclosed that the money was realised from the sale of […]

Tinubu lost his voice when herdsmen attacked Falae, Yorubas – Odumakin blasts APC leader

The spokesman for Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has lambasted a former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, for allegedly keeping mute when Fulani herdsmen abducted elder statesman, Olu Falae, and attacked farmers in parts of South-West. He dismissed Tinubu’s claims that the South-West was not affected by herdsmen attacks, noting that the marauders had killed people in […]

2019: Why I will continue Obasanjo’s legacy when I defeat Buhari – Atiku

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, Atiku Abubakar has said he would continue from where Olusegun Obasanjo’s Presidency stopped in 2007 when he becomes president. Atiku stated this after his meeting with the former president who forgave and endorsed him for the 2019 election. Obasanjo had in the meeting endorsed Atiku’s presidential ambition, declaring […]

2019 election: Full list of presidential candidates, parties in race

No fewer than 30 presidential candidates for the 2019 general election have emerged. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has already scheduled the Presidential and National Assembly elections for Saturday, 16th February. The Governorship and State Assembly/Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council elections have been scheduled for Saturday, 2nd March 2019. Below is a list of […]

Why Obasanjo made u-turn, forgave Atiku – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has revealed why the former President Olusegun Obasanjo endorsed Atiku Abubakar despite their differences. Obasanjo had during a meeting with Atiku endorsed Atiku’s presidential ambition, declaring that he will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. According […]