Politics

Imo 2019: Why Frank Nneji will get APGA’s ticket

By Valentine Amanze

With less than six months to the 2019 general election, the coast is getting clearer over who succeeds Owelle Rochas Okorocha in Imo State.

  Of course, the person will neither come from Okigwe zone nor Orlu. Okigwe has ruled the state for eight years, starting from Chief Sam Mbakwe in 1979 (four years) and Chief Ikedi Ohakim (2007- 2010); while Orlu zone ruled through Chief Achike Udenwa, eight years (from 1999); and the incumbent governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, eight years.

How we stopped Jonathan from jailing Buhari, Atiku, APC leaders, by Abubakar

Former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, yesterday revealed how he and others in the National Peace Committee (NPC) prevailed on former President Goodluck Jonathan not to arrest and jail some prominent Nigerians including President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for treasonable felony in 2015.

Buhari may lose 2019 election, says U.S. Intelligence firm

President Muhammadu Buhari might lose power in the forthcoming presidential election holding in February 2019 if the opposition succeeded in building the grand coalition that could give the All Progressives Congress (APC) a good challenge at the polls.

This is the view of Teneo Intelligence, a New York-based intelligence firm in the United States. The global firm said that going by the outcome of the Osun governorship polls where the ruling APC was battling with serious vulnerabilities months to the presidential elections, power may slip out of its hands.

Breaking: Court stops Madumere’s impeachment

The court has stopped the impeachment of the deputy governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere.

An Owerri Federal High court took the decision on Tuesday and directed that Madumere be reinstated as to his position as Deputy Governor.

Nigeria in sorry state under Buhari - Turaki

Says, we don't need President that treats head, ear aches in London
By Amos Odeh

Bayelsa APC to PDP: Your pitiful attempt at cover-up of planned violence has failed

By Valentine Amanze

Osun poll: Declare PDP winner now, says Secondus

.Cries blue murder, says

Yakubu brewing crisis

.Wonders what Buhari will tell UN on democracy

By Valentine Amanze

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare PDP winner in Osun State's Saturday general election to avert national crisis.

  Secondus said that the PDP would not accept anything less than its deserved victory because the party won the election clearly and unambiguously.

Breaking: INEC declares Osun governorship election inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Osun State governorship election inconclusive.

The reason for the cancellation, according to the electoral body, is because the number of cancelled votes is higher than the margin between the two top candidates.

Peoples Democratic Party candidate Ademola Adeleke led the race with 254,698 votes, 353 votes more than his closest rival, Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress.

The margin was, however, less than the 3,498 votes in the polling units where voting was cancelled.

Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB leader, is in London – Orji Kalu

.Explains crisis within APC

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

The leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, is safe and currently in London.

  The former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, disclosed this when he visited former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), in Minna, Niger State, to drum support for a second-tenure for President Muhammadu Buhari.

 Though, he did not give details, it was believed that Kalu was countering the impression that the IPOB leader was in the custody of Nigerian military.

N7.1b fraud: Court refuses Orji Kalu's application for stay of proceeding pending hearing of appeal

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi Lagos on Thursday threw out an oral application made by former governor of Abia State Dr Orji Uzor Kalu and three others seeking a stay of proceeding or adjourned their trial sine die until the hearing of their appeal before the Court of Apeal, Abuja division.

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