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Rivers Crisis: Amaechi Finally Reacts To Alamieyeseigha’s Call To Beg Jonathan

jonathan amaechi

Rivers State Governor, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, has dismissed the call by former Bayelsa State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, for Amaechi to retrace his steps, beg Jonathan and return to the PDP. The former governor who made the call in an interview with the New Telegraph newspaper at the weekend, […]

Adamawa By-election: Why 10 Of The 14 Aspirants Cleared For PDP Primary Unite Against Others


10 out of the 14 aspirants cleared to contest the primaries under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the governorship ticket of the October 11 election may have come together to pursue a common agenda. Indications to this emerged as the state party secretariat to intimate the executive of the party of their decision. The […]

Adamawa By-election: PDP Backs Down Under Pressure, Finally Clears Fintiri For Primary

Adamawa state acting governor, Alhaji Umaru Fintiri

Barely 24 hours after he was disqualified from contesting the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 11 governorship by-election of Adamawa State, the acting governor, Umar Fintiri, has been cleared to go ahead with his ambition. Fintiri got the nod on Sunday following a successful appeal he lodged with the […]

Ahead 2015 Presidential poll: Wike apologises to Amaechi, urges him to contest for president

Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi

It was a touching moment when Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, did not only have his stewardship publicly appreciated but was also begged to act fast to rescue Nigeria from the dungeon by contesting the 2015 presidential election as the only panacea to the present […]

Adamawa PDP tears apart, as ten aspirants gang up against Ribadu, Marwa and party leaders

Adamawa politics

Ten of the 14 aspirants contesting for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket in the Adamawa State governorship by-election have come together against Mallam Nuhu Ribadu and three others. The others are former Lagos State Military Administrator Gen. Buba Marwa, ex-Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Executive Secretary Dr. Ahmed Modibo and former governorship candidate […]

Ebola Outbreak: A crucial message from APC to Nigerians

All Progressive Congress (APC)

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Nigerians to hold President Goodluck Jonathan responsible, if the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) spreads further. The party noted that the President failed to stop on Saturday a rally in his support in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, despite the warnings from individuals and groups. In a statement […]

2015: Those accusing us of imposition are hypocrites —APC


The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Chief Dele Ajomale, has accused those crying foul over imposition of candidates in the party of hypocrisy saying they have benefited from the very act they condemn. Ajomale said this at an empowerment programme organised by a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly […]

Melaye blast Fani-Kayode for defending alleged B’Haram sponsors


A former member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Dino Melaye, has berated a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, for exonerating some alleged Boko Haram sponsors of blame. A hostage negotiator, Mr. Stephen Davis, who was hired by President Goodluck Jonathan to negotiate with terrorists, had last week accused some leaders in the […]

Dabiri Erewa blast Jonathan for ineffectiveness


The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said that Nigerians have not really felt President Goodluck Jonathan’s transformation agenda. She said this on Sunday at the 15th annual lecture of the Catholic Brothers United, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Maryland, Lagos. The topic of the lecture was: ‘Centenary celebration: Appraising Nigeria’s […]

Tambuwal, Lamido absent as N’West PDP endorses Jonathan

Tambuwal and Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party in the North-West has endorsed President Gooduck Jonathan for the 2015 Presidency. At an expanded stakeholders’ meeting at the late Gen. Hassan Katsina Hall, Kawo in Kaduna, the leadership and members of the party in the zone said Jonathan should “surrender himself for the continued service to the nation” in 2015. […]

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