Politics

2019: Kalu, Okorocha, Amaechi, Akpabio,others lead APC battle for S’East, S’South

Bayelsa: APC to contend with Jonathan factor

Trump to Buhari: You are so lifeless – Financial Times

United States President, Donald Trump, called his Nigeria counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari, lifeless, after their April meeting, claimed global business newspaper, Financial Times in a recent publication.
Buhari and Trump met at the White House on April 30. Both leaders discussed issues bordering on fighting terrorism and economic growth.

Aregbesola’s loyalist, 8,850 APC members defect to PDP

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who resigned his appointment from Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s cabinet on Thursday, Elder Peter Babalola, (aka Peter Power), yesterday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with his political followers numbering 8,850 members.

Breaking: Herdsmen plotting to kill me along Lafia- Abuja highway – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has raised the alarm that armed Fulani herdsmen are planning to kidnap, torture and kill him along Makurdi-Lafia highway.

He revealed that intelligence report available to his disposal showed that the herdsmen who are currently occupying the greater part of Guma, his home local government area, were plotting to attack him along Abuja-Lafia road, saying already, he has reported the matter to the police and other relevant security agencies.

Breaking: Herdsmen plotting to kill me along Lafia- Abuja highway – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has raised the alarm that armed Fulani herdsmen are planning to kidnap, torture and kill him along Makurdi-Lafia highway.

He revealed that intelligence report available to his disposal showed that the herdsmen who are currently occupying the greater part of Guma, his home local government area, were plotting to attack him along Abuja-Lafia road, saying already, he has reported the matter to the police and other relevant security agencies.

1,000 APC members defect to PDP in Ebonyi LG

Over 1,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ebonyi local government area of Ebonyi state have decamped to the ruling
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

The decampees were led into the PDP by Hon. Bede Nwali, former member representing Ebonyi North East constituency in the state House of
Assembly.

Nwali who led his loyalists into the PDP, said they have been in Egypt for years and have decided to go back to the PDP.

He thanked PDP Executives and members in the Ebonyi local government area for welcoming them.

Imo holds council elections on Saturday

The much expected local government council elections in Imo State has been slated to take place this weekend.

   The chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (ISIEC), Ethelbert A C Ibebuchi, disclosed this to newsmen in Owerri.

  He said that the exercise which is a product of a holistic pragmatic approach would take place in 3,523 polling units and 44 voting points in the state.

Death of Ezza North APC chieftain scares party members in Ebonyi

By Ozo Felix, Abakaliki

Photo: Obi, celebrates with cleric's wife, others

R-L Mr. Peter Obi; Sen. Chris Ngige; Bishop Onuoha; wife of the Bishop on the Niger, Elsie Nwokolo (celebrating her 50th birthday) and Bishop Owen Nwokolo at her( Elsie's) 50th birthday celebration at All Saints Anglican Church, Onitsha, recently.

Obi felicitates with Muslims at Sallah

By Valentine Amanze

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has saluted the Muslims in Nigeria and beyond, as they celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Kabir.
He said the celebration again offered the Muslims the special opportunity to reflect on their spiritual lives, pray for themselves, others and the nation.
He called for reflection on the ideals of good living, which all religions preach, which, according to him, abhors violence, but rather promotes peace and fraternity among men.

Pages