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Supreme Court Sacks Sheriff, Authenticates Makarfi As PDP Chairman

By Amos Dunia, Persecond, Abuja - The leadership crisis that bedeviled the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for over 14 months was on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, resolved by the Supreme Court which validates the leadership of Senator Ahmed...

Learn from the mistakes of existing political parties to take Nigeria out of the woods, IBB charges APDA leaders

Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida on Tuesday charged the national leadership of the newly-registered political party, the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) to learn from the mistakes of existing political parties in the nation in order to take...

Adeleke Pulls Off Huge Upset in Winning Osun State Senate Seat

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State pulled off a stunning upset in the heavily  APC State of Osun on Saturday, winning Osun West Senatorial District election by polling a total of 97, 280 votes. Adele won nine out of the...

Court Stops Melaye’s Recall Process

Just days after INEC released a time table for Senator Dino Melaye's recall process, a federal judge at the high court in Abuja, granted a motion for a restraining order, dealing the constituents another defeat. The court asked the Independent National...

Senate Leaders Vow To Scuttle Melaye’s Recall Plans

Senate President Bukola Saraki and the deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu joined the embattled Dino Melaye on Tuesday to blast plans by INEC to pursue the recall process of the Kogi senator. According to Ekweremadu, “What is happening in Kogi, in...

Okupe Stuns PDP By Quitting, Says Party Can No Longer Bear Fruits

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP has been thrown into confusion as a prominent chieftain, Doyin Okupe Sunday quit the embattled political party. "It is with deep regret that I publicly announce my resignation from the People’s Democratic Party. “It has to...

Ex-VP Sambo Cries Out Over Alleged Plans to Incriminate Him

Ex-Vice President Namadi Sambo Saturday alerted the public on the clandestine move by the security agencies to implicate him. He made the allegation over what he said were the repeated raids of his 1, Alimi Road, GRA, Kaduna by security agencies. “The...

Rivers Tribunal sacks Sekibo, PDP Senator

The Rivers state elections petition tribunal has sacked PDP’s George Thompson Sekibo, Senator representing Rivers East and has declared Andrew Uchendu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of the senatorial election. The Tribunal also directed the Independent National...

Jonathan, former PDP ministers seek to unify party

Former president Goodluck Jonathan Monday says he hopes the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, pull things together, calling on Nigerians to pray and work toward the nation’s unity, as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Fitr. Jonathan made the statement when he played host to...

Adeleke: Aregbesola an ‘ungrateful traitor’

The younger brother of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, who has now emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 8 Osun West Senatorial District by-election, Ademola Adeleke, called Osun state Governor Rauf Aregbesola an...
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Lalong is governor of Plateau, rules Supreme Court 

Nigeria's Apex Court has ruled that the March 9, 2019 election of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state was in order.  The court, in a...

$1.1bn Malabu Oil fraud: FG files charges against Adoke, Etete, Shell, others

  A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke has been charged to court over alleged $1.1 billion fraud in the Malabu oil...

Slow, epileptic internet in Nigeria: Submarine cable damaged

     ...cripples communication, banks, business transactions Nigerian internet subscribers have continued to experience hitches and ceaseless downtime including banks, financial institutions, and the mass...

Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines...