By Juliet Odey Senate President Bukola Saraki has urged Nigerians to vote for a youthful and digitised president, saying the nation needs a notably digitised president to move it forward. He stated this yesterday in Calabar, Cross River State when he visited Governor Ben Ayade in continuation of his nationwide tour...
Former Kano State governor and Presidential hopeful under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sen Rabiu Kwankwaso has dismissed the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari that All Progressives Congress (APC) defectors are weak and selfish politicians. Reacting to Buhari’s statement, Kwankwaso speaking through his Media Aide, Hajia Binta Spikin challenged Buhari...
By Juliet Odey Former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s failure to retain significant individuals in his party was a sign of weakness and lack of leadership. Atiku, through his campaign organisation, said his attempt to come to power “is to clean the mess that Buhari would leave which...
By Juliet Odey President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday claimed that those who recently left the APC were weak and selfish. “The weakest whose sense of expectation do not align with our vision have exited our party,” Buhari had said while accepting the Expression of Interest and Nomination form bought for...
By Juliet Odey Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has appointed Mrs Veronica Onyeke, as the new Head of Service (HOS) for the state civil service. Mrs Onyeke, according to the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, is the first female head of state in Benue, since the creation of the...
By Blessing James, Abuja Former Governor of Kano State, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, on Tuesday picked up intent and nomination forms, to contest for a senatorial ticket under the All Progressives Congress (APC). Salihu Tanko Yakasai, a media aide to the incumbent Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, took to social media to confirm...
By Blessing James, Abuja Abubakar Ali was on Tuesday sentenced to three months imprisonment over conspiracy, trespass and house breaking. A Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced one Abubakar Ali, slated to wed on Oct. 1, to three months imprisonment. Ali who was arraigned before a Wuse Zone...
By Blessing James, Abuja Serious gridlock in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis as youths have stormed the streets, protesting the killing of their friend by suspected cultists. The crisis which started from a burial ground where the deceased was laid to rest later took over the entire street. Soon, after the deceased was...
By Juliet Odey Ahead of the 2019 elections, representatives of the Association of Cattle Sellers, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, and Sheikh Gumi Market Association have purchased the expression of interest and nomination form for the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai. Representatives of the groups presented the forms to...
By Juliet Odey The Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has initiated a committee to liaise with all the presidential aspirants to discuss the possibility of having a consensus candidate, some of the aspirants have expressed confidence and revealed why they should emerge the sole candidate for...