We have delivered on our electoral promises – Buhari
President Muhammdu Buhari says his administration has delivered on the three electoral promises made to Nigerians in 2015 which are, providing security, improving the economy and fighting corruption. The President stated this on Monday while addressing his teeming supporters at the Kwara All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential Rally held in Ilorin. “Before you gave us…
Corrupt persons playing key roles in Buhari’s campaign, Ekiti PDP alleges
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council in Ekiti State has insisted that corrupt individuals, who desire presidential cover, will be playing key roles in President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection campaign. It, therefore, challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to tell the nation the political history of those the President will inaugurate today to lead…
How Maku, political godsons set up Nasarawa’s three-horse guber race
Ever since he chanced upon Nasarawa political scene in 2015 as the gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), former Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, proved that things could be done differently outside godfathers in the state’s politics.
Weekly political notes
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has provided reasons he left All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Defection: Saraki has stepped on banana peel, should be ready for consequences, warns Adamu
The senator representing Nasarawa West in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu, who has continued to fault the defection...
I never called Melaye clown, Saraki controverts Nasarawa ex-gov
The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola, yesterday contradicted the representative of Nasarawa West and former governor, Abdullahi Adamu, maintaining that there was never a time he called a fellow colleague, Dino Melaye (Kogi West), a clown. He accused Adamu of “always doing things that suits his situation at any point in time.” The Nasarawa ex-governor had…
NCAA explains industry figures, denies revenue shortfall
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday explained how the recent industry figures were gathered to dispel alleged shortfall in revenue estimates.The apex regulatory body said its figures were verifiable, as the system and processes of generating and gathering data were in line with best practices and international standards....
Perhaps Buhari can still do something
Is it safe now to say all is well that ends well – that President Muhammadu Buhari has put out the fire that had threatened to engulf his party? I honestly think it is too early in the day to answer this question in the affirmative.
Weekly political notes
Former interim chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, has denied voting for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 general elections.
Ex-governor's son docked over alleged N32m fraud
A Federal High Court, Kano, on Wednesday granted bail to Nuriani Adamu, son of former governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Adamu, docked over alleged N32 million money laundering. Justice J. k. Daggard also granted bail to one Felix Onyago, arraigned with Adama. Both denied committing the offence, and were granted bail in the sum of…