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Stop Anointing Criminals – Obasanjo Warns Religious Leaders

Ex-president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has advised some religious leaders to stop praying for criminals who acquired their wealth through Illegal means. OBJ said that if Nigerians stop celebrating crooks who enrich themselves from the commonwealth, corruption will disappear. Speaking at the 2017 Foundation day public lecture, titled: “Corruption and the …

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Nigeria Will Burn If Jonathan Is Arrested – Orubebe

Against the backdrop of the recent invitation of former President Goodluck Jonathan by a Federal High Court and sundry statements made against his person, a Niger Delta Commentator and Ijaw leader, Hon. Kennedy Orubebe, has said that Nigeria will burn if the former President is arrested. Speaking to Sunday Telegraph …

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Buhari Is The Father Of Corruption – Mark Wosi

Samuel Awoyinfa, Femi Makinde, Success Nwogu, Simon Utebor, Alexander Okere, Peter Dada, Hindi Livinus, Gibson Achonu, Clement Nnachi and Olaide Oyelude Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress in some states of the federation have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir …

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APC Denies Postponing National Convention

The ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) has denied reports that its National convention has been postponed to the early quarter of 2018. In a statement made available to PoliticsNGR, signed by the national publicity secretary of the party, Bolaji Abdullahi disclosed that there was no truth to the reports. The statement …

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Saraki, Dogara, Denied Access To Aso Rock

Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives , Yakubu Dogara and some principal officers of the National Assembly on Thursday night angrily turned back from Aso Rock. They were at the villa to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over the 2018 appropriation bill. It was gathered …

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2015 Poll: Why I Conceded Defeat – Jonathan

Nigeria has to grow the credibility of its democracy to a stage where it would no longer wait for court judgment to conclude elections, former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has said. Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan Jonathan, who made the observation at the 6th edition of African Ambassadors Interactive Forum, AAIF, and …

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Senator Olujimi Reports Fayose to PDP NEC

Abiodun-Olujimi

The National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party has expressed worry over the way the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, is conducting the affairs of the party in his state. The worry was said to have followed the motion raised by Senator Abiodun Olujimi, who represents …

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2019: Plot To Dump Buhari Thickens

The plot to possibly prevent President Muhammadu Buhari from having an automatic ticket to contest the 2019 presidential election appears to be thickening by the day, as some prominent political figures of northern extraction have thrown their weights behind the South- West Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), which …

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Anambra Elections: Senate Committee Meets With INEC

The Senate INEC committee chaired by Senator Suleiman Nazif on Wednesday had an interaction with the Chairman and Board Members of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. PoliticsNGR gathered that the Interaction was majorly on INEC’s preparation for the November 18th Anambra state elections, activities of the commission, status of RECs’ …

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“I Will Never Return To PDP” – Olusegun Obasanjo

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has vowed never to return to the Peoples Democratic Party. This was what he told journalists after he met with the National Caretaker Chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, behind closed-doors. The meeting was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, which …

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FG Moves To Enforce ‘No Work, No Pay’ Rule

The Federal Government has started the process of enforcing the ‘no work, no pay’ rule said to be captured in the Trade Disputes of the Federation. Once enforced, any worker who embarks on industrial action will lose his or her pay for that period while the period of the strike …

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“EFCC Forced Me To Admit Taking N30 Million From Diezani” – INEC Official (Photo)

Mr Christian Nwosu, a former official of the Independent national electoral commission(INEC) shocked a Lagos federal high court on Friday when he revealed that officials of the Economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, forced him to admit receiving N30 million from embattled former petroleum minister, Diezani Allison Madueke.PoliticsNGR learned that …

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2019 : Let no one Dismiss Fayose – Dele Momodu

The publisher of the Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu has highlighted what Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose’s declaration to run for Presidency come 2019 means for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and other aspirants. Momodu, in a post he shared on social media, noted that the move had set the …

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SSANU, NASU, NAAT Suspend Industrial Action

The non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian government universities under the umbrella of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) have suspended their industrial action. JAC comprises members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), and the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT). National …

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63-Year-Old Woman Declared President-Elect Of Singapore

A 63 year old woman, Halimah Yacob has been declared Singapore’s eighth president on Wednesday after a “walkover” election that saw no vote after no other contenders ran for the position.Yacob, had been the only candidate deemed eligible to stand in the country’s Elections Department, having held a key public …

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Atiku To Critics:- “Prove I Am Corrupt Or Shut Up Forever”

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday lashed out at those he described as self-righteous political enemies, saying they should either prove his alleged corrupt activities or keep quiet and mind the skeletons in their own closets. The APC chieftain also said that he would fight corruption like never before if …

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I’ll fight corruption better than Buhari – Atiku vows

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has vowed to fight corruption like never before if given the chance to preside over Nigeria’s affairs. Atiku also challenged those he described as his self-righteous political enemies to either prove his alleged corrupt activities or keep quiet. The APC chieftain said this during a facility …

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We Can’t Disclose Our Allowances – Senate

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, has lamented the constant harassment of the Senate by Nigerians, adding that the upper legislative chamber cannot disclose its salaries and allowances.Abdullahi said this during a live programme on Channels Television titled, ‘Politics Today.’ The Senate spokesman also …

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Osinbajo Denies Plans To Run For Presidency In2019

Nigeria’s Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday distanced himself from a group known as ‘Osinbajo Volunteers’, which has started campaigning for his election as President in 2019. The group is currently recruiting volunteers for the project. Although Osinbajo’s activities are published on its website, the group admitted that the Vice-President was …

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We Regret Appointing Aisha, She Must Resign – APC

The national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the minister of women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, to honourably resign over her scathing remarks on President Muhammadu Buhari. A member of the NWC and national vice chairman, northwest zone, Inuwa Abdukadir, called for the resignation of the …

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2019:- APC Will Campaign On PDP’s Failures – Oyegun

APC Chairman

The ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), and the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have kick-started their campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections, as both parties boasted at the weekend to capitalise on each other’s weaknesses in wooing voters at the forthcoming election. For the …

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Buhari Is Not Travelling To US – Presidency

Buhari

The Nigerian presidency has denied reports that president Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to travel to the United states of America tomorrow. Presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie took to twitter on Sunday afternoon to debunk the report that has since gone viral online. She tweeted; It’s not true that @NGRPresident @MBuhari is …

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Revealed:- PDP’s Secret Deals For 2019 – The Nation

PDP

Defectors, hoping to achieve their presidential ambition on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) in the 2019 elections, may be in for a raw deal. The PDP, according to top level sources, may shut its doors against presidential aspirants crossing from rival parties. Some presidential aspirants from outside …

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Governor Ben Ayade Rushes Home To Avoid Impeachment

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State arrived Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar on Wednesday after staying away from the State for over a month. Investigations revealed that the Governor hurriedly returned to the State after the threat by Cross River Transparency Network International, (CRTNI) which called on Cross River …

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Osinbajo Disowns Ngige Over ASUU Strike

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says contrary to the claim by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, he has not taken over negotiations with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities. The vice president said this today through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande. …

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Vice President Osinbajo To Head Negotiation With ASUU

The information reaching nghubs newsdesk is that the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will now head the negotiation between the Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. This was revealed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige while briefing State House correspondents after …

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President Buhari Meets With PDP And APC Leaders In Abuja

The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has met with leaders of the two main political parties in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja. In the APC delegation is the Chairman of the Party John Odigie Oyegun, Former Senate President …

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FG Begins Mass Housing Constructions In 33 States

The Federal Government on Thursday announced that it had commenced the construction of mass housing projects in 33 states across the country . It also called for an upward review of up to 50 per cent as mobilisation funds for contractors, especially emerging contractors operating in the built environment , …

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Resign Honourably Now – OPC Founder, Fasehun Tells Buhari

President and founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr. Fredrick Fasehun, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari who just came back from medical vacation in London, to resign honourably. While speaking to selected journalists in Lagos on Monday, the President and founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr. Fredrick Fasehun, urged …

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Buhari’s Return:- I Have Been Vindicated – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that he has been vindicated with the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from London. Buhari took off from London Saturday morning to return to Nigeria after 100 days of medical abroad. Speaking on NTA while waiting for the president’s arrival at …

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