Confirmed! Buhari, Tinubu, Tambuwal, Amaechi, storm Uyo as Umana defects to APC with 10 AKHA members, 10,000 PDP stalwarts

Ekikere Silas Finally, it has been confirmed that a frontline governorship aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Umana Okon Umana will defect from the party to the opposition All Progressives Congress on Thursday. A secretary to one of the local government areas in the state who is very close to Umana confided in Propeller […]

NEC raises alarm over dwindling excess crude oil money

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday raised alarm over the dwindling Excess Crude Account (ECA) occasioned by the drop in oil price. Addressing State House correspondents after the monthly NEC meeting in Abuja, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Mrs Adejoke Adefulure, said the Minister of State for Finance, Alhaji Bashir Yuguda, briefed the council […]

BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks Taraba Acting Governor, orders swearing-in of impeached Deputy Governor as Governor

The Supreme Court has ordered the immediate reinstatement of Deputy Governor of Taraba State, Sanni Danladi. Danladi was impeached by the Taraba state House of Assembly in October 2012. Delivering judgement today, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta said the impeachment panel which the House set up to investigate the allegations of corruption brought against Danladi did not […]

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. […]