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JUST IN: Buhari bars AIT from covering his activities

the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari

President-elect General Muhammadu Buhari, has barred the African Independent Television (AIT), from covering his activities until they sort out their ethics and standards. Buhari reportedly gave the order through his security team, who ordered AIT’s crew out of the Defence House during the Cuban Ambassador’s visit. APC’s Presidential Campaign Organisation spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu, explained […]

‘Impeached’ Ondo State Deputy Governor Says He Is Still In Office, Cites Court Order

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State Alhaji Ali Olanusi

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, who is reported to have been impeached, has warned that there is a subsisting court order that the status quo‎ be maintained in respect of that office. In effect, the Deputy Governor insists he has not legally been removed from office. According to his lawyer, Oluwole […]

Mimiko Playing god in Ondo: Hours after Ali Olanusi’s impeachment, Mimiko announced new deputy governor

The Ondo state government has announced the appointment of the state Commissioner for Agriculture, Lasisi Oluboyo, as the state’s new deputy governor, following the impeachment of Ali Olanusi by the state House of Assembly on Monday morning. Very little is known about Mr. Oluboyo at this time. Twenty two of the 26 members of the […]

FAYOSE: Fuelling unending crises in Ekiti… Beating the Judge… Calling Jonathan stupid…

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Since his assumption into office in June 2014, Governor Ayodele Peter Fayose and the lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have been locked in a battle of wits. Mr Fayose’s entrance for the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, last year proved that he was bound to encounter […]

EXPOSED!!! Jonathan caught in last-minute looting of public resources, hurriedly recruiting into the public service and privatization of key financial institutions.

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The All Progressives Congress has threatened to probe the outgoing administration of President Goodluck Jonathan over some “last-minute dubious activities” ahead of the May 29 handover. The party alleged that the outgoing administration had been looting the nation’s resources, hurriedly recruiting into the public service and privatisatising key financial institutions. The APC, in a statement […]

Can Buhari, Tinubu share power? Buhari’s options are to…

Tinubu with Buhari

By Ochereome Nnanna WITH a month to the inauguration of an All Progressives Congress (APC) federal government, the street partying to celebrate the sweeping success of the nation’s most successful opposition party in history is winding down. Now is the time to tackle the challenges of success. The question on our lips today is: can […]

BREAKING!!! INEC Declares Ikpeazu Winner Of Abia Governorship Election

INEC VOTE

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Okezie Ikpeazu, the winner of the Abia State governorship election. Mr Ikpeazu polled 264,713 to defeat the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Alex Otti, who polled 180,882 votes. The result was declared in the early hours of Sunday […]

HEAVY Tension In aso Rock!!! As Buhari vow to probe Sanusi’s allegation of missing $20bn… Jonathan, Madueke disorganized…

Muhammadu Buhari, President Elect

President-elect, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), on Sunday said his administration would take a second look at the claim by a former Governor of the Central Bank, now Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, that $20bn, that was supposed to be remitted by the NNPC to the federation account, could not be unaccounted. Buhari said this […]

[IMPEACHMENT] Fayose In BIG TROUBLE!!! As APC lawmakers ask court to JAIL Fayose for contempt

The 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers in Ekiti State House of Assembly have urged a Federal High Court, Abuja, to establish a contempt charge against Governor Ayodele Fayose for allegedly manipulating its ruling. They warned that impunity and manipulation of facts of his impeachment case in the media could not save him. ADVERTISEMENT The lawmakers […]

Patience Jonathan’s overbearing attitude cost us defeat and he cannot control her— PDP chief

Dame Patience Jonathan

Bayelsa State publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Osom Makbere, has said President Goodluck Jonathan lost the March 28 presidential election due to international and domestic conspiracies. Makbere, who is also a lawyer, stated this in an exclusive interview in Yenagoa on Friday. He said the divisions in the PDP fold and the […]

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