Presidency: Delegated responsibilities and Kyari’s stroke of Luck
Not until recently, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari has been a victim of mistaken identity. From August 2015, when he was announced as the chief of staff to the President, most Nigerians took Mallam Abba Kyari to be the same Abba Kyari that served as military governor of North Central State.
Buhari meets Oshiohmole, Bello at Aso Rock
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiohmole, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Battle of survival between Obaseki, Oshiomhole as Edo 2020 nears
The interesting thing about the upcoming 2020 gubernatorial election in Edo State is that the battle would be fought, lost and won at the primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) between the incumbent governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his political mentor and national Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The governor and his immediate successor have been at daggers drawn for some time now on a supremacy battle for the soul of the state.
Guber race: PDP adopts indirect primaries for Bayelsa, Kogi
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ruled out the option of adopting direct primaries in electing its candidates for the November 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
Memo to APC: - How not to run a party
Since 2015, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has had the fortune of a lifetime to have produced the holder of the office of the president. Mind you, whichever political formation that forms the central government in Nigeria, is by that fact, a global player following a combination of factors.
Adoption of indirect primary for Kogi governorship tears APC apart
Adoption of indirect primary to select the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) governorship flag bearer by its National Working Committee (NWC), last Friday, is attracting both negative and positive comments from political actors in Kogi State. Those clamouring for direct primary condemned NWC’s action, saying the body had taken side with Governor Yahaya Bello-led faction. A…
House of Reps reconvenes tomorrow amid unpaid sundry allowances
The House of Representatives has allayed the fears that it would not reconvene tomorrow due to paucity of funds for smooth legislative duties. This comes as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) grapples with the choice of House Leader. Members of the Hajia Khadijat Bukar Abba Ibrahim-led Ad hoc Committee on Media and Public Affairs,…
Kogi PDP guber aspirants query N24m nomination fee
Some of the governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have queried the N24 billion fixed by the National Executive Committee (NEC) for the political grouping’s nomination and expression of interest form, describing it as outrageous. They bared their minds yesterday at a meeting with members of the National Working Committee…
PDP condemns invasion, attack on Ishaku’s residence
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the invasion of the Abuja residence of Taraba State Governor, Arc. Darius Ishaku, by police operatives which the party claimed were alleged to have been detailed by Presidential authorities. A statement by the party's national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, yesterday, described the…
Pressure on Oshiomhole to resign as APC crisis deepens
The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) deepened yesterday as a section of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) demanded the resignation of National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole. Deputy National Chairman (North) Lawal Shuaibu, apparently speaking on behalf of some of his colleagues, blamed Oshiomhole’s style of leadership for recent setbacks in the party’s fortunes.…
ADP lauds Buhari over moves to grant autonomy to local councils
Action Democratic Party (ADP) has applauded President Buhari over his stance at granting autonomy for local councils across the country. National Chairman of the party, Yusuf Yabagi Sani who briefed reporters at the end of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) meeting, he said the party noted that it behooves President Buhari to ensure availability of funds…