Breaking: Senate declares 2 seats vacant, retains Dariye’s

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, July 17, declared seats of deceased lawmakers vacant. The senators – Mustapha Bukar of Katsina North senatorial district and Ali Wakili of Bauchi South senatorial district – died on April 4, 2018 and March 17, 2018, respectively. The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yakubu Mahmood, said the House of Representatives also declared the seat of late Umar Jibril of Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency vacant. Speaking at a meeting…

"Breaking: Senate declares 2 seats vacant, retains Dariye’s"

Saraki, Tambuwal, others set to dump APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have reportedly sealed an agreement with Senate President Bukola Saraki, Governors Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto, Samuel Ortom of Benue and Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara to decamp from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The APC big wigs met with PDP leaders at the Fidau prayer for the late mother of Abubakar Baraje, Chairman of the New Peoples Democratic Party (n-PDP) in Kwara state. Uche Secondus, National Chairman of the PDP;…

"Saraki, Tambuwal, others set to dump APC"

Hoodlums burn down schools to be commissioned by Dino Melaye (photos)

Hoodlums on Tuesday night, July 17, reportedly burnt down new classrooms built by Senator Dino Melaye and donated to a secondary school in Sarkin Noma, Lokoja, Kogi state. CR gathered that the school buildings, Governor Girls Secondary school, Sarkin Noma and Lokongoma Secondary School in Kogi state were part of the senator’s constituency projects set to be commissioned on Thursday, July 19, by Senator Dino Melaye. READ ALSO: Panic in INEC as court invites Chairman The…

"Hoodlums burn down schools to be commissioned by Dino Melaye (photos)"

Panic in INEC as court invites Chairman

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to appear before it for violating orders. Justice Stephen Dalyop Pam of the Federal High Court asked Yakubu to appear and explain why he should not be committed to prison. Justice Pam dismissed a preliminary objection by Yakubu to appear in court to explain why he should not be committed to two years imprisonment. READ ALSO: Finally,…

"Panic in INEC as court invites Chairman"

Finally, Saraki speaks on dumping APC

With rumours that he has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Senate President Bukola Saraki has disclosed that he will tell Nigerians when he is ready to leave the party. The former Kwara State governor said this at the Ilorin International airport, in Kwara state when he visited. Asked by journalists what he will do over the pressure by some of his followers to lead them out of the APC, Saraki declined to comment…

"Finally, Saraki speaks on dumping APC"

Just in! Fayose lambasts Buhari, says President should bury his head in shame

Outgoing governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged role in the just concluded gubernatorial elections in Ekiti state. The All progressives Congress candidate and former governor Kayode Fayemi defeated the People’s Democratic Party candidate Kolapo Olusola Eleka whom Fayose was fronting for. The election which has been widely condemned over alleged electoral malpractices is heavily condemned by Fayose who stated that “Buhari should bury his head in shame.”…

"Just in! Fayose lambasts Buhari, says President should bury his head in shame"

Inside story of Fayose’s N1.3B fraud case with the EFCC

We take the time to explain why EFCC says it wants to reopen the N1.3B fraud case against Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose. Speaking through his spokesperson, Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has announced that he isn’t going to run away from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). On Saturday, July 14, 2018, Fayose’s handpicked candidate in the governorship election, Prof Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, lost to Dr. John Kayode Fayemi of the APC. READ ALSO: Finally, Bola…

"Inside story of Fayose’s N1.3B fraud case with the EFCC"

Finally, Bola Tinubu reacts to Ekiti governorship elections

In a statement signed by his media officer, Tunde Rahman, entitled – Ekiti Election: A Victory for the People, Tinubu urged Fayemi to avoid recriminations and run an all-inclusive government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Fayemi won the election after securing 197,459 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Prof. Kalapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got 178, 121 votes. “Dr Fayemi must keep in remembrance that the people have…

"Finally, Bola Tinubu reacts to Ekiti governorship elections"

Wike reacts to Ekiti governorship elections

Rivers state governor, Barrister Nyesom Wike has declared that what transpired during the Ekiti governorship election is the worst political robbery in the nation’s democratic history. Governor Wike then said the APC Federal Government will not be able to replicate the Ekiti political robbery in Rivers state because Rivers people are fully prepared. Governor Wike made the comment on Sunday, July 15, at the Anglican Cathedral Church of Saint Paul, Port Harcourt during the Thanksgiving…

"Wike reacts to Ekiti governorship elections"

BREAKING: Fayemi wins 10 LGs out of 14 announced so far by INEC (See results)

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Ekiti State governorship election, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has taken an unassailable lead in the results of the election announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission. In the official results released by INEC beginning from Saturday night till about 5:45am on Sunday, Fayemi had won in 10 local government areas out of the 14 announced as at press time when the poll officials went on…

"BREAKING: Fayemi wins 10 LGs out of 14 announced so far by INEC (See results)"