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Oyo APC Slams Makinde, Speaker Over Controversial N7.6b Loan

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State chapter, has berated Gov. Seyi Makinde and the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, over what it called hasty approval of a fresh N7.6 billion loan. This is contained in a statement issued by the party’s state Assistant Publicity Secretary, Prince Ayobami Adejumo, and made available to newsmen on Friday, ...

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Melaye Describes His Sacking As Senator By Appeal Court As Judicial Terrorism

Following the Appeal Court ruling on Friday upholding the tribunal judgment, and nullifying the Kogi West Senatorial election and ordering a fresh election between Sen. Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Sen. Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the embattled senator Dino Melaye has described the judgement as judiciary terrorism. Melaye in a statement on ...

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Buhari Bars Ministers, Heads Of Agencies From Foreign Travel

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday barred all ministers and heads of federal agencies from travelling abroad pending their defence of the 2020 budget before the National Assembly. A statement issued in Abuja by Mr Willie Bassey, Director Information, Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said the order was with immediate effect. “The suspension of such travels will ...

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Bayelsa Assembly Speaker Impeached Amidst Heavy Gunshots

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Emmanuel Isenah, has reportedly been impeached. A report published by the Nation newspaper said Mr Isenah has been replaced with a lawmaker representing Southern Ijaw Constituency 2, Monday Obolo. There are reports of shooting around the assembly premises. The Nation quoted Ranami Afagha, a media aide to the impeached speaker, as ...

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Nigeria At 59: Don’t Give Up On Our Nation – Senator Abba Moro

The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District, Comrade Abba Moro, on Monday urged Nigerians to work and pray for a united country. This was as he called on Nigerians to have faith, remain steadfast and pray for one and united Nigeria. He tasked every citizen to believe in the project “Nigeria’’ and pray for peace and progress of the country ...

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2023 Campaign Posters Of Osinbajo, Tinubu, Oshiomhole From PDP, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is behind the spread of 2023 campaign posters of some of its members. Campaign posters of Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman; Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna state governor; Bola Tinubu, national leader of the APC, and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have been spread in some parts of the country and on the internet. ...

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Guber Election Imbroglio: Bayelsa Speaker, Isenah Resigns

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Rtd. Hon. Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has tendered his resignation and show of readiness to vacate his position on Monday 30th when the House resumes sitting. Tonye Isenah’s resignation, on Friday afternoon, followed pressure mounted on him by some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to quit his position ahead of the November ...

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N90bn Scandal: I Will Waive My Immunity To Be Investigated, Says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he’s prepared to waive his immunity to be investigated. The President, V.P, Governors and their deputies are constitutionally covered by immunity against prosecution while in office. Osinbajo made this known on Wednesday in a tweet. “In the past few days, a spate of reckless and malicious falsehoods have been peddled in the media against me by ...

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APC Asks Supreme Court To Expunge PDP’s Evidence Against Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Supreme Court to expunge some documents tendered as evidence by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the petition against President Muhammadu Buhari’s election. In a cross-appeal dated September 24, the ruling party requested cancellation of pieces of evidence provided by witnesses 40, 59 and 60 of the PDP during proceedings at the ...

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Why We Won’t Interfere In Alleged Osinbajo, Buhari Face-off -Senate

The Senate will not interfere in the alleged face-off between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, its spokesman Senator Adedayo Adeyeye has declared. Answering questions from Senate Correspondents after plenary in Abuja, Adeyeye said while the President reserves the prerogative to assign duties to his aides, he is not aware that any roles assigned to the Vice President ...

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