Sheriff’s Jab At Jonathan And Faltering Peace Moves In PDP

CHIBUZO UKAIBE, captures the new dimension in the leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the shaky reconciliation process spearheaded by former president Goodluck Jonathan he drift in the former ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continues unabated. The attempt by former President Goodluck Jonathan to arrest the leadership crisis rocking the party,…

Voter fraud in Kansas

State announces first conviction by a non-US citizen; ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ with the latest

Edo Election Tribunal: PDP’s Ize-Iyamu Says Judgment Unacceptable

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the 2016 Edo governorship poll, Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said in Benin City on Friday that the judgment of the Election Petitions Tribunal which dismissed their petition was unacceptable. Ize-Iyamu told party leaders and supporters at a forum attended by the state chairman, Chief Dan Orbih, that…

Election Tribunal Upholds Obaseki’s Election As Edo Gov

The Edo Election Petition Tribunal, on Friday upheld the election of Mr Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor of Edo. Delivering the judgment, Justice Ahmed Badamasi-led three member tribunal, dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as lacking in merit.   Badamasi…

Trump Says North Korea ‘Will Be Taken Care Of ‘

US President Donald Trump has vowed that the “problem” of North Korea “will be taken care of,” as speculation mounted that Pyongyang might be preparing another nuclear or missile test. “North Korea is a problem, the problem will be taken care of,” Trump told reporters. Separately on Twitter he expressed confidence China, Pyongyang’s sole ally,…

Edo Guber Tribunal: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Know Fate Today

There was uneasy calm in Edo state yesterday as news filtered in that the Edo State Governorship Election Tribunal headed by Justice Ahmed Badamasi would today deliver its ruling on the September 28, 2016 governorship which victory by Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is being challenged by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

Party Supremacy Vs Parliamentary Autonomy In Retrospect

In Nigeria, party supremacy is constantly at variance with parliamentary autonomy, with lawmakers resisting any ploy to trample on the independence of the legislature. JONATHAN NDA-ISAIAH writes on the controversies generated from the debate. Party supremacy is not an academic concept. The term which entails that party members must abide by the decisions or instructions…

GOP lawmaker: Truth is first casualty of war

GOP Congressman Thomas Massie tells Tucker why he’s not convinced Assad was behind the chemical attack on his own Syrian people and says Pres. Trump must provide proof #Tucker

What did Trump accomplish with the MOAB?

The military dropped the ‘Mother of All Bombs,’ its largest non-nuclear bomb on an ISIS tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan. But why now and now what? #Tucker

CIA Director Pompeo singles out WikiLeaks' Assange

Pompeo reinforced the intel community’s conclusion that Putin’s intelligence service provided WikiLeaks with emails from the DNC and Podesta; Catherine Herridge has the details for ‘Special Report’

APC Chieftain To Nasarawa Lawmakers: Concentrate On Lawmaking

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congres (APC) in  Nasarawa state Hon. Omar Nurudeen, has asked the state House of Assembly members to concentrate on the business of lawmaking for which they were elected. Hon. Nurudeen who was a House of Representatives candidate for Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency in 2011 and 2015, said the recent…

Expert: I'm more worried than ever about US-Russia war

Stephen Cohen, professor of Russian studies and politics at NYU and Princeton: Notion of Pres. Trump is puppet of Putin is product of the ‘American War Party’ and I’m worried Russia will overreact. Russia thinks Washington politics is crazy right now

Top federal election official: voting fraud ‘not an epidemic’

As voters began selecting their next president, Donald Trump repeatedly warned that Election 2016 was “rigged.” Millions of people, Trump said, are registered in two states and may therefore vote twice. Others would steal identities from the dead. Voting machines would malfunction. In January, less than a week into his presidency, Trump told lawmakers that…

Tucker: Democrats are now the reflexive party of war

Tucker: Democrats used to be the anti-war party. Now they seem for any war that could mean a humanitarian quagmire – and anyone who disagrees or questions a potential Syrian war is a ‘disgrace.’ Just ask Rep. Tulsi Gabbard #Tucker

Wukari Varsity To Establish Flour Industry – Registrar

Mr. Thomas Gangumi is the registrar of the Federal University Wukari, Taraba State. In this interview with TAIWO OGUNMOLA-OMILANI, he speaks on the plan of the institution to liaise with some NGOs and individuals for support to establish a flour industry. The excerpts. What is the university doing to tap the abundant resources in the…

Anti-corruption War: Raying Dogara, El-Rufai ‘Scuffle’

In this write up, ISAIAH BENJAMIN x-rays the bickering between the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Honourable Yakubu Dogara and Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Refai over the ongoing anti-corruption war. The enthusiasm with which the 5-day retreat organized for the management personnel of the National Assembly was going to come to a…

Oyegun has failed, he should resign – Timi Frank

Suspended deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has again called for the resignation of the party’s national chairman, John Oyegun. In a statement on Tuesday, Frank said he could run the party better than Oyegun and it was shameful that the National Working Committee of the party led by Oyegun…

Deconstructing PMB’s Economic Recovery And Growth Plan

Last week Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari  launched the long awaited economic recovery and growth plan. In this report, JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH looks at the pros and cons of the plan as well as its impact on the nation’s economy in no distant future. It is common knowledge that the country is in recession. The manner…

Why won't Dems admit Trump-Russia theory is wrong?

Tucker takes on Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman over whether the Syrian airstrikes have disproved prior allegations of Trump-Russia collusion – and debates conspiracy theories liberals have created about the attacks since #Tucker

Sheriff is PDP chairman, says Akaagerger

Former Military Administrator of Katsina State, Senator Joseph Akaagerger, has said Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff ought to be given due recognition as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in any gathering of party members. Akaagerger made the statement against the backdrop of the peace meeting organised by former President Goodluck Jonathan, where…

Dogara hits elRufai

By NNAMDI UGWUANYI9 Speaker Dogara Releases 6 Months PaySlip, As House Releases Budget Breakdown .. As House urges El- Rufai to stop misleading Nigerians on NASS Budget ..House calls on Kaduna Governor should concentrate on tackling Southern Kaduna crisis In the spirit of transparency, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has…

Rare Case of Politician Paying the Price

Alabama Governor Paul Bentley just resigned in a plea deal to avoid prison. We wrote about Bentley and his travails a while back — and thought this might be a good time to dust off that article. What sets him apart might not be the scope of his misdeeds and hypocrisy but rather that he…

Ongoing Nationwide Registration Only For New Members – APC

The All Progressives Congress, (APC), has said the ongoing nationwide registration being carried out by the party is aimed at registering new members only. The party in a statement issued by its National Chairman, Chief John Oyegun, said old and registered members are exempted from the exercise. The statement reads: “The All Progressives Congress (APC)…

APC postpones convention

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its convention scheduled to hold on April 29. APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun made this known while speaking with journalists at the party’s headquarters in Abuja. He said the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party, will meet on April 25. Oyegun added that a national caucus…

PDP is on death row while APC is gasping for breath – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday at the National Conference on Political Party Supremacy and the Dynamics of Parliamentary Autonomy put together by the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, in Abuja said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was on death row while the All Progressives Congress (APC) was gasping for breath, Daily Post reports….

PDP governors are not thieves, says Makarfi

Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi has said governors elected under the party were not thieves. Spokesman of the faction, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, Makarfi in a statement was responding to an accusation made by Mr. Cairo Ojougboh, the Deputy National Chairman of the party that the…

PDP hierarchy will no longer manipulate delegate’s list – Sheriff

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has said the era were delegates’ lists was been manipulated by the party hierarchy is over. Sheriff, who said this on Monday in a communique read at the end of a stakeholders meeting organised for members of the party from Anambra in…

Kogi: Among Bello, Senate And Supreme Court’s Remedy

In this report, AHURAKA YUSUF ISAH writes on how the unprecedented political development in Kogi State where a governorship candidate died before election result was declared has been taken care of by the Sepreme Court and the 2010 Electoral Act under amendment. On March 30, 2017, the senate adopted report of its committee on INEC…

Wike: How FG Planted Insecurity Reports To Demarket Rivers

Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has stated that  the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government planted media reports of insecurity against the state because of their plot to de-market the state for political reasons. The governor also said the APC-led government has over the last two years denied the people their basic rights,…

‘I Will Remain With PDP’, Mark Assures Party Stakeholders

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has reiterated his commitment and loyalty to the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying he would not abandon the party. Speaking in Makurdi, yesterday  during a stakeholder’s meeting, Senator Mark said he joined the PDP due to its ideology and not because he wanted to become a Senator…

PDP Raises The Alarm Over Plot To Tap Nigerians’ Phones

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee (NCC), yesterday alleged that the federal government is planning to tap mobile telephone lines and hack other devices of citizens as a way of harassing and intimidating them into silence. The party also frowned against what it called the unconstitutional…

PDP On Death Row – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that there are no strong parties in Nigeria as the opposition People Democratic Party( PDP) is on death row while the All Progressives Congress ( APC)  is gasping for breath. Osinbajo spoke at the “National Conference on Political Party Supremacy and the Dynamics of Parliamentary Autonomy”, organised by the…