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2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS: AKWA IBOM STATE PDP PASSES VOTE OF CONFIDENCE ON JONATHAN, GOVERNOR AKPABIO

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Over 600 major stakeholders and potential statutory delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom state, were in attendance including members of the State Executive Council, National and State Assembly members, past and present Local government Chairmen, Ward Chairmen and others and even the National Deputy Chairman of the Party, Uche Sekondus.

Full script of Edwin Clark's letter to Obasanjo

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My Dear Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,                                                   LET THE TRUTH BE TOLD BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

Majority Leader of Rivers state House of Assembly arrested for murder

4 years ago /

Controversy is once again brewing in Rivers state politics as the Majority leader of the Rivers state House of Assembly, Mr. Chidi Lloyd has been arrested for the murder of Mr. Kingsley Ejeuo and a police officer.

Jonathan strong-arms PDP Governors into supporting Bamanga Tukur

4 years ago /

The National Chairman of the ruling party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur is said to have retained the support of the Presidency with regards to the crisis ricking the Peoples Democratic Party. According to recent reports, the Presidency is currently pulling all resources to ensure that the Party Chairman does not lose his seat.

Boko haram, other security challenges are Nigeria's fair share of global crises - JONATHAN

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan at a new year service at the Catholic Church’s Pro-Cathedral of Our Lady Queen of Nigeria, Garki in Abuja, described the Boko haram menace and other security challenges facing the nation as Nigeria’s share of worldwide security challenges.

"The PDP is panicking" - Governor Amaechi

4 years ago /

The seemingly desperate move by the Peoples Democratic Party to strong-arm the G5 Governors into coming back to the PDP by calling for their immediate impeachment seems to have fallen flat as the G5 Governors say they are calling PDP’s bluff.

Bamanga Tukur sends message to the APC

4 years ago /

The New year celebrations were not without political statements or occurrences particularly on the ongoing power tussle between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party and the opposition party, All Progressives Congress. 

Full script of President Gooduck Jonathan's New Year speech

4 years ago /

Dear Compatriots, I greet and felicitate with you all as we enter the year 2014 which promises to be a momentous one for our country for several reasons, including the fact that it is also the year of our great nation’s centenary celebrations. I join you all in giving thanks to God Almighty for guiding us and our beloved nation safely through all the challenges of the outgoing year to the beginning of 2014.

PDP Members set to remove Tukur as Party Chairman

4 years ago /

The National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party is said to be under immense pressure as he is pulling all possible strings to prevent his removal by the National Executive Committee of the party.

APC demolishes opposition parties in Yobe state polls

4 years ago /

In direct contrast to the Anambra state elections which was surrounded by controversy and allegations of rigging as well as the defeat of the APC in the gubernatorial polls, the Yobe state local government elections were conducted and results announced without raising any form of alarm so far.

KANO LAWMAKERS' ARRESTS; KWAKWANSO REACTS

4 years ago /

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday swooped on the Kano state House of Assembly over allegations of financial impropriety.

Tension trails Madagascar's recently concluded presidential elections

4 years ago /

European Union (EU) observers say Madagascar's recent presidential elections were free, credible and transparent.

Obasanjo reacts to Jonathan's reply

4 years ago /

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has replied to the letter sent in response to his now by the President Goodluck Jonathan.

Kano state legislators arrested by EFCC

4 years ago /

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested key members of the Kano State House of Assembly among whom is the Speaker, Gambo Sallau.

Taraba state Acting Governor swears in new Head of Service; insists Governor Suntai is still in charge

4 years ago /

The swearing in of the Acting Head of Service Asabe Maiangwa and the Executive chairman, Universal Basic Education Board, Danladi Balutu gave ultimate confirmation to the appointments made by the state government.

OBASANJO's LETTER: T.Y. Danjuma breaks silence

4 years ago /

General Theophilus Danjuma, Former Defence Minister has finally spoken on the letters that have been publicized recently, written by national leaders.

Yakubu Gowon cautions Nigerian leaders

4 years ago /

Former Nigerian Military head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, has expressed deep sadness over recent events in the nation’s polity. He made his feelings on the matter known during the launch of his book detailing his various exploits.

Nigerians call for investigation into Obasanjo's allegations

4 years ago /

According to some Nigerians, political intrigues and politicking ahead of the 2015 elections is overheating the polity. 

DETAILS OF THE APC MEETING WITH OBASANJO

4 years ago /

The opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC appears to remain insatiable.

"Government illegally spent N4.17 trillion" - House of representatives

4 years ago /

The lower chamber of the National Assembly has revealed yet another shocker to the Nigerian people.