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Nigeria, Israel must defeat terrorism – Edelstein; as Dogara seeks cooperation between NASS, Knesset  

Head of the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, Mr. Yuli-Yoel Edelstein has called for the establishment of parliamentary groups between Nigeria and Israel. Edelstein who told a high-powered Nigerian delegation of the National Assembly led by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara that both countries shared similarities, said …

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Dogara prays for Nigeria`s stability in Jerusalem with Govs Fayose, Ortom, Lalong, Umahi .. says Security challenges will soon be over

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday led other Nigerian leaders to pray for peace and stability of the House in Jerusalem, Isreal. A statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, said the Speaker was in Isreal for a special …

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Rivers, A/Ibom Election Tribunals’ rulings cannot stand – PDP; Summons emergency National Caucus, Thursday

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared the verdict of the Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja, as ‘completely bizarre, unacceptable and part of the script by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to manipulate the will of the people,’ further claiming that the ruling ‘showed clear bias against …

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Governors using bailout funds to rip off LGs — Edo PDP alerts Buhari; It’s all ignorance and malice — APC scribe

AGENE GODWIN, Benin Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo state, weekend, declared that the bailout doled to states by the Federal Government of President Muhammadu Buhari to offset the huge debts of salary arrears owed local government workers across the country is an easy conduit pipe for …

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Rivers Governorship Election Petition Tribunal ruling, deadly blow to impunity – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described Saturday’s judgement of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which overturned the election of Gov. Nyesom Wike of the PDP as ’a deadly body blow to impunity and hooliganism.’ In a statement issued in Lagos, Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji …

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INEC: Decisions taken by Zakari remain invalid – Fayose; insists Nigeria headed for ‘legal quagmire’

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has claimed that decisions taken by the former acting National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Hajia Amina Zakari, remained invalid due to the unconstitutional nature of her appointment. Reacting to the Wednesday’s appointment of Professor Mahmud Yakubu by President Muhammadu Buhari, …

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Nigeria’s constitution needs to be reviewed on grounds of ambiguity — Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu 

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has called for a review of the country’s constitution, which he said had become ‘imperative’, just as he called to question the balance in the various appointments announced by President Muhammadu Buhari. Ekweremadu took the position in his lecture titled; “The politics of constitution review …

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Adesina, an embarrassment to The Presidency —PDP; I won’t answer Olisa Metuh because I’ve thrown away the broken record -Adesina

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has flayed the recent comment by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, to a statement credited to the party over the arrest of the Senate Minority Leader, Dr Godswill Akpabio, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). It …

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Bayelsa polls: APC stockpiling weapons, recruiting cultists – Ijaw Youths

A socio-political organisation, Ijaw Youths Democratic Association (IYDI), has raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State is allegedly stockpiling weapons and recruiting cultists with a view to unleashing mayhem on innocent citizens to rig the forthcoming governorship election in its favour. The group also claimed …

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Bayelsa guber poll: Arrest APC state chairman now – Sylva writes IGP; Alaibe faction vows to back Dickson

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State took a dramatic twist on Wednesday with its governorship candidate, Timipre Sylva, calling on the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, to order the immediate arrest of APC state chairman, Tiwe Oruminighe. Recurring protests at the party secretariat, it was …

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Metuh to Lai Mohammed: Don’t bring propaganda into national assignments; I’m not aware of any law suit against me

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied reports making the rounds that his counterpart at the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed had filed a law suit against him. Alhaji  Lai Mohammed who reportedly, Monday, instituted a N500 million suit at a Lagos State …

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