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    With Ondo Win, APC Inches Towards Total S/West Takeover

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    Akeredolu polls 244,842, Jegede 150,380, Oke 126,889 votes APC to opposition: Accept defeat in good faith Poll test of party’s resilience – PMB The All Progressives Congress (APC) with its victory in the Ondo State governorship election held last Saturday, has enlarged its coast in the South West geopolitical zone, now taking control of five…

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    Makarfi’s Group To Dump PDP, Sheriff For New Party

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    As the leadership crisis rocking the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) continues to fester, indicators have emerged in the direction that suggest that the Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led leadership is planning to abandon the party for Sen Ali Modu Sheriff and his allies for a new party. LEADERSHIP Sunday gathered that the option of leaving PDP for…

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    World Leaders Offer Support To Trump As President-elect Meets Obama

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday joined other world leaders to congratulate the president-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump, who will, today, meet with his predecessor, President Barack Obama in the White House. President Obama yesterday extended an invitation to the president-elect to meet with him at the White House on Thursday. Press secretary…

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    Bribe Scandal: DSS To Arrest 8 More Judges

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    Barring any last minute change, the Department of State Security Service (DSS) has concluded plans to arrest eight more judges in the coming days, in its bid to rid the judiciary of corruption. According to a source at the DSS, who made this revelation yesterday, the Service currently has seven judges in its custody, who…

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    We Are Ready For Edo Polls – INEC, Police

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    Rising from a stakeholders meeting in Abuja ahead of the September 10 Edo State governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigeria Police, yesterday, assured that adequate logistic and security arrangements have been put in place for a hitch free and secure polls. The stakeholders met under the aegis of the Inter-Agency…

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    PDP Crisis: Legal Dispute May Linger Till 2019 – Kashamu

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    The Senator, representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Prince Buruji Kashamu, yesterday declared that the court cases arising from the leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may linger till 2019. He gave the warning while reviewing the resolutions from the meeting of the members of the party’s Board of Trustees in Abuja, last Monday….

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    Sheriff To FG: Investigate Anybody With Links To Boko Haram

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    The embattled national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday challenged the federal government to investigate all persons who have links to the Boko Haram sect. Sheriff stated this while reacting to the statement by the Borno State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Kaka Shehu, who called for his…

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    Edo Guber: INEC Certifies Ize-Iyamu, Rejects Sheriff’s Candidate

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    Ahead of the September 10 governorship election in Edo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has finally cleared Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). INEC, in its final list for guber contestants, named Ize-Iyamu who emerged from the primary conducted by the Sen Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker committee,…

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    The Return Of PDP’s Sheriff

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    Chibuzo Ukaibe, writes on the renewed leadership crisis in the PDP. Sen Walid Jubrin, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT), was in very high spirits two weeks ago. In fact, he had giddily declared that by now all the rumpus arising from the leadership tussle within the party would…

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