Category Archives: Breaking

Who Will Emerge Presidential Candidate For APC?

The national convention of the All Progressives Congress is currently ongoing today (Wednesday) in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre. The presidential candidate of the party will emerge tomorrow (Thursday). According to news reported by Punch, more than 8,000 accredited delegates are expected to elect the party’s presidential flag bearer who is to face President Goodluck…

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Fires Vice President On Claims She Plotted To Kill Him

According to a CNN report, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe today has fired his deputy Joice Mujuru, a few hours after she dismissed allegations that she’d plotted to assassinate the 90-year-old Zimbabwean leader as “ridiculous.” Mugabe also fired eight Cabinet ministers, Zimbabwe’s Chief Secretary to the Cabinet Misheck Sibanda said in a statement. Sibanda said Mugabe…

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Adamawa State Governor Ngillari & Other PDP Leaders Boycott Party Convention

According to news on Premium Times, barely 24 hours to the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) national convention in Abuja, the Adamawa state chapter of the party has announced its decision to boycott the event if President Goodluck Jonathan fails to cancel the state governorship primary held in Abuja. A former chairman of the Economic and Financial…

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Obanikoro Calls PDP Governorship Primaries “Complete Sham”

Musiliu Obanikoro, an aspirant at the Lagos PDP gubernatorial primaries, has described the election as a “complete sham.” Mr.Obanikoro polled 343 votes to emerge runners up in the ill-tempered primaries in which Jimi Agbaje won with 432 votes.The former Minister of State said that the “electoral fraud” was condemnable and he would fight the result…

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PDP Headed By President Goodluck JonathanIs A “Criminal” Party- Mallam Nasir el-Rufai

The newly-elected governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party of today is a “criminal” party. According to a news report by Punch, El-Rufai said the PDP he belonged to was different from the one being headed by President Goodluck Jonathan, saying the…

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Jimi Agbaje, Ifeanyi Okowa, Nyesom Wike, Teslim Folarin Win PDP Governorship Primaries

The People Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries held across the nation on Monday, December 8, 2014. Below are the results. In Lagos State, pharmacist and an entrepreneur, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, on emerged as the PDP governorship candidate for Lagos State. According to a report by Punch, he defeated a former Minister of State for Defence…

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Ali Modu-Sherrif Faults Media Reports, Linking Him With Impounded Arms-Laden Aircraft At Kano Airport

Former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu-Sherrif, Monday, faulted an online media report, linking him with the impounded Chad-bound arms-laden aircraft at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano, saying he had nothing to do with the plane. Senator Ali Modu-Sherrif, According to reports by TheWill Nigeria, an online newspaper had weekend reported…

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Shocking & Expected Results In PDP Primaries: Chukwumerije, Ndoma-Egba Lose, Mark Wins

The nationwide senatorial primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) churned out a mixed grill of shocking and expected results. According to reports by TheWill Nigeria, Senate President David Mark, who is vying for the Benue South position for the fifth time, led a crop of incumbent senators who were handed return tickets. Others include…

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Doyin Okupe Says Nigeria Is Winning The War On Corruption Under Goodluck Jonathan

The Presidency on Sunday said contrary to what many might believe, Nigeria was winning the war on corruption under President Goodluck Jonathan’s watch. According to a report by Punch, it said although it might not be immediately known to many, the fight against corruption had been taken several notches higher since Jonathan came on board.…

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