Akpabio shuns Jonathan’s birthday celebration as delegates list eludes him

Ekikere Silas The conflict between Governor Godswill Akpabio and the top hierarchy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) became obvious yesterday following the governor’s conspicuous absence from the birthday celebration of President Goodluck Jonathan. The governor who had in the past 6 months become a regular guest to Aso Rock Villa also absented himself from the […]

Fayose washes hands off abracadabra impeachment of Ekiti Speaker

Thomas Andoni Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose has washed his hands off the impeachment of the speaker of the state House of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin. The Speaker was removed by only seven members of the Ekiti legislature on Thursday. The seven lawmakers are all members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor Fayose. […]

Why we stopped Tambuwal and his men – police

Charles Ugwu (Abuja) The Nigeria police has issued a statement saying that they barred members if the lower chamber from gaining entrance into the National Assembly complex today “following an intelligence report of a likely invasion of the House of Representatives by hoodlums and thugs.” The statement which was signed by Force  Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel […]

Court nullifies Akwa Ibom PDP zoning arrangement, invalidates ward congresses results

Charles Ugwu (Abuja) A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today gave an injunction restraining the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from excluding any candidate from contesting the governorship position in Akwa Ibom state on the platform of the party. In suit no. FHC/ABJ/CS/818/2014 filed on November 5th 2014 by Mr Umana Okon Umana,  a governorship aspirant […]

PDP ad hoc delegates election fallout

Akwa Ibom: One dead in Eastern Obolo, police arrest Mpat Enin chairman over fire arms, Mbo chairman beaten to pulp by youths, as Nsima Ekere, Udom Emmanuel lead in number of delegates Cross River: Violence, rancour mar elections in 100 wards Rivers: 15 aspirants boycott congress Ogun: Returnee leaders hijacked congress – Adebayo Dayo Enugu: Confusion as Chime, Ekweremadu […]