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Fresh war in Aso Villa: Aisha Buhari takes on Mamman Daura, Garba Shehu

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A day after President Buhari left for a peace summit in Aswan, Egypt, a fresh war is brewing in his Aso Villa, with First Lady, Aisha alleging that Alhaji Mamman Daura, Buhari’s nephew gave a presidential directive without her husband’s knowledge. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu is cast in the new war: Aisha accuses him of going beyond his boundary by issuing a statement shutting her…

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Odds Against Oshiomhole As APC National Chairman

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Despite leading the party to victory in the just finished Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections, many stakeholders at the APC still believe Oshiomhole’s continued stay as the amount one officer at the party is doing the party more harm than good and consequently have requested him to throw in the towel or even be forced out. Stakeholders at the APC for example John Odigie- Oyegun,…

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‘I am sorry,’ Fayose begs aggrieved PDP members

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A former governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday urged members of the country chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who may be aggrieved by any of his actions in the past to forgive him. Fayose, who talked at a peace meeting he convened with party members across the 16 local governments at his Afao Ekiti nation home, urged them to put the past…

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Resign, APC dying under you, Idahosa tells Oshiomhole

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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Charles Idahosa, yesterday, called on the national chairman of the party and immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to quietly tender his resignation letter for the interest and survival of the party. Besides, he said the party is losing its grip due to the alleged overbearing attitude of the national chairman…

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Is it only Christians that steal? – FFK questions Buhari

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Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, believes that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has targetted governors of Christian faith for corruption charges. In this post he shared on his FB page, he wondered whether it is only Christians that are currently stealing. His post comes days after a Federal High Court in Lagos sentenced ex-Abia country governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment for N7.1billion fraud…

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APC Clears 16 Chairmanship Seats In Ekiti LG Poll

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All of the 16 Chairmanship seats has been cleared by the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the local government election. According to the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, Justice Jide Aladejana, a total of 14 political parties engaged in the election, including the APC and the opposition People’s Democratic Party(PDP). However, the Chairman denied that the story making the round there…

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Plateau PDP Crisis: Sango Resigns As Chairman

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After about eight weeks of wrangling within the primary opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, the embattled chairman of the party and former Minister of Sports, Hon. Damishi Sango has thrown in the towel. He explained that his action was done in the interest of peace within the party in the state. It would be recalled that on the 24th April, 2019, the…

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New Speaker emerges in Taraba House of Assembly

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The Taraba House of Assembly on Monday, elected Joseph Kunini and Hamman-Adama Abdulahi as the new Speaker and deputy Speaker of the Assembly. The election followed the resignation of the former speaker, Mr Peter Abel Diah and his deputy, Alh Muhammad Gwampo from the positions. The assembly, which convened on Monday morning, elected an impeached deputy speaker, Gwampo as Speaker pro tempo who chaired the…

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JUST IN: Taraba Assembly Speaker resigns

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Taraba State House of Assembly, speaker Abel Diah, has resigned his position. This follows weeks of political intrigues in the country. The Speaker confirmed his resignation on Sunday. It was learnt that Diah had, until Sunday morning, been in control of 15 members. The PUNCH quoted multiple sources in the Taraba Government House as saying that N20m was paid into a lawmaker on Sunday to…

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Smart Adeyemi unseats Dino Melaye, wins Kogi West Senatorial district election

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Smart Adeyemi, the APC candidate in the rerun of the Kogi West senatorial district election which held on Saturday November 30th, has been declared winner by INEC. The Returning Officer of the election, Professor Olajide Lawal, announced this at the collation centre in Kogi State. According to Professor Lawal, Adeyemi polled a total of 88,373 votes to beat Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic…

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