• Ogun APC chairman Roqeeb Adeniji dies at 79

    Ogun APC chairman Roqeeb Adeniji dies at 79

    Chairman of the Ogun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Roqeeb Adeniji, is dead.

    Adeniji, also known as “Baba Computer” died at the age of 79 on Monday night, his son, Bolaji Adeniji said.

    According to Bolaji, “He died while being taken to the hospital yesterday (Monday) night. He was a great man, a political colossus, and highly

  • Chibok is still under Boko Haram control, military lied – Chairman laments

    Chibok is still under Boko Haram control, military lied – Chairman laments

    Mr. Yaga Yarkawa, the Caretaker Chairman of Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state, has lamented the renewed attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the local government, insisting that with the recent attacks on Thlaimaklama village which has displaced many people from their homes, Chibok has again come under the control of Boko Haram.

    Yaga Yarkawa told newsmen on Monday night in Maiduguri while visiting to receive food items donated by the State Government for onward delivery to displaced persons.

    He said, […]

  • Crisis hits Abia APGA, chairman suspended

    Crisis hits Abia APGA, chairman suspended

    Crisis has hit the leadership of Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) with the State Working Committee (SWC) suspending the party’s state chairman, Rev Austin Ehiemere.

    The party anchored its reason on gross misconduct and violation of the party rules.

    The party’s secretary, Sunday Onukwubiri, who announced the suspension in Umuahia, said Ehiemere was alleged to be working against the directives of the national chairman of the party.

    According to Onukwubiri, the national chairman of the party had directed […]

  • Rivers rerun: Protesters storm INEC office, demand chairman, Zakari’s resignation

    Rivers rerun: Protesters storm INEC office, demand chairman, Zakari’s resignation

    Hundreds of protesters, yesterday, stormed the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and demanded for the immediate resignation of the chairman of the commission, Mahmoud Yakubu and national commissioner in charge of elections, Hajia Amina Zakari.

    The protesters, made up of  women, youths and lawyers, said their call for the resignation of  Yakubu and Zakari, was informed by their refusal to investigate the arrest of three persons in Rivers State, who were found with fake INEC result sheets.

    Coordinator […]

  • Humiliation: Goat Branded ‘APC’ Awarded to PDP Chairman in Delta (Photos)

    Humiliation: Goat Branded ‘APC’ Awarded to PDP Chairman in Delta (Photos)

    It was gathered that the All Progressives Congress has been mocked in Delta State as Kingsley Esiso – the People’s Democratic Party chairman in the South-south state was gifted a goat which was branded ‘APC’.

     

    According to one Christian Onwugolu who shared this funny story of political gimmicks on Facebook, Barr. Kingsley Esiso who is the PDP Chairman in Delta State was given a goat branded ‘APC’ as a gift.

    By implication, this was done in mockery of the All Progressives Congress […]

  • Police take over APGA secretariat as suspended chairman resurfaces

    Police take over APGA secretariat as suspended chairman resurfaces

    Security was on Friday beefed up at the Anambra office of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) following the confusion over its chairmanship.

    The confusion came off a meeting attended by 17 of the 28-member State Working Committee (SWC) of the party which allegedly suspended the chairman, Chief Nobert Obi.

    The committee also announced the Deputy Chairman of the party in Anambra Central, Mr Tony Omeligwe-Elee, as the acting chairman.

    The members referred Obi to the relevant disciplinary committee set up in line […]

  • Ex-NBA chairman lauds NJC for suspending indicted judicial officers

    Ex-NBA chairman lauds NJC for suspending indicted judicial officers

    Mr. Taidi Jonathan, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Minna branch, has commended the National Judicial Council (NJC) for suspending the indicted judicial officers to enable them to clear their reputation before competent courts of law.

    Jonathan spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Friday.

    He said that the decision of the NJC would restore public confidence in the disciplinarian process of judicial officers.

    He advocated a total overhaul of the NJC and state judicial service […]

  • Obaseki’s inauguration: Oshiomhole  appoints Edo SSG as transition committee chairman

    Obaseki’s inauguration: Oshiomhole appoints Edo SSG as transition committee chairman

    Edo State government has set up a 19-member transition committee headed by the Secretary to Edo State Government, Professor Julius Ihonvbere.

    The Chief of Staff to Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Mr Patrick Obahiagbon, is the chairman of the inauguration committee.

    The committee is expected to ensure smooth transition of power and swearing in of the governor-elect of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

    The ceremony will hold on November 12, 2016.

    Obaseki defeated his closest rival in the September 28 […]

  • Gunmen assassinate Kogi Miyetti Allah chairman

    Gunmen assassinate Kogi Miyetti Allah chairman

    It was gathered that the Chairman, Kogi Chapter of Wuro Miyetti-Allah Association, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen who invaded his residence in the early hours of Saturday.

    The unknown gunmen numbering about eight, invaded the Peace Community, Road 3, Ganaja road, Lokoja residence of Abubakar at about 2:05am on Saturday to carry out the dastardly act.

    Residents of the area, who spoke with newsmen, said they were gripped with fear when they started hearing gunshots from the residence […]

  • Governor Ganduje appoints Babangida as Kano Pillars‎ board chairman

    Governor Ganduje appoints Babangida as Kano Pillars‎ board chairman

    Kano State Governor, Addullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the appointment of Muhammad Babangida as new Chairman for Kano Pillars.

    A statement by ‎Director General, Media and Communications to the Governor, Salihu Yakasai‎, said other members of the board are: Musa Yakasai, Faruk Haladu, Tijjani Minjibir, Sani Lawan, Murtala Zainawa and Yahaya Idris.‎

    Ganduje appealed to the new management team to ensure that the objective of the administration of restoring the glory of the club was achieved.

    He also directed former members […]

  • EFCC grills Jigawa PDP candidate, chairman over N550m campaign fund

    EFCC grills Jigawa PDP candidate, chairman over N550m campaign fund

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday questioned Jigawa State gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 election, Aminu Ibrahim Ringim, over missing campaign fund.

    Also quizzed were the state PDP Chairman, Salisu Mahmuda and the secretary of the PDP governorship campaign team, Rabiu Taura.

    The trio were invited to explain the exact amount received and how it was spent.

    It was gathered that N550 million was allocated to Jigawa State as part of campaign […]