Nigeria Decides: Tinubu Dumps Buhari? Proclaims “Atiku is my Friend”

As the 2019 presidential election lies barely 72 hours away, the rulling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been thrown into shock following the proclamation by thier  National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu that the opposition party PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar is his friend. Tinubu had surprisingly posed for a photo-op with PDP supporters and…

#EtiOsaDecides: Follow LIVE updates from the Eti Osa House of Reps Debates 

Follow live proccedings of the Eti-Osa House of Representatives debate organized by Media Room Hub in conjunction with BBC Pidgin and Pulse Nigeria will be happening today, Monday, February 4, 2019. The debate is taking place at the Civic Centre, Lekki, Lagos with candidates Olubankole Wellington (Banky W), the candidate of the Modern Democratic Party…

Why Atiku’s Peter Obi Pick Divided South-East – Thisday Newspaper

How promise of vice presidency to multiple candidates caused a storm Igbo leaders demand agreement on single term It has emerged that the immediate pushback by South-east leaders against the choice of their kinsman, Mr. Peter Obi, as running mate to the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next year’s election, Alhaji Atiku…

2019: Atiku Abubakar Emerges PDP Presidential Flag Bearer 

Former Vice- President ,  AlhajiAtiku Abubakar will slug it out with Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019  Presidential elections after emerging as the the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate for the 2019 election. He emerged at the PDP primaries that held at theAdokiye Amesiamaka Stadium , Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Sunday. At the convention, Atiku…

Panic grips Presidency as Saraki dumps APC

The defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki from APC to PDP didn’t come as a surprise to many. Infact many saw the handwriting boldly writien on the wall but could not be sure that Nigeria’s number 3 man could muster the courage to  dump the rulling party.  The Presidency and the party leadership were rest…

APC Chairman Adams Oshiomhole Says Defectors Have No Electoral Value

The Chairman of the All Progressive Party APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has reacted to the mass defections from the party after 15 high ranking senators and 37 House of Representatives members defected from the party.  The Chairman insisted that he will not lose sleep over the defectors while maintaining that those who defected lacked electoral…

37 House of Reps Members Dump APC for PDP, ADC

As the mass defections from the APC continues, 37 House of Representatives members have dumped  from the rulling APC to the PDP and Obasanjo’s ADC.  33 members or the green chambers moved to the main opposition People’s Democratic Party PDP while 4 members defected to the African Democratic Congress ADC.  This comes as the APC…

Mass Defections Begin as 14 Senators Dump APC for PDP

On Tuesday, 14 APC senators dumped the rulling party for the opposition PDP.  This was announced by the Senate President Bukola Saraki of Tuesday’s plenary. The senators who dumped the APC and joined the PDP are: Barnabas Gemade (Benue) Dino Melaye Shaaba Lafiaji (Kwara)  Rafiu Ibrahim (Kwara)  Abdulazeez Nyako (Adamawa) Monsurat Sunmonu (Oyo)   Usman Nafada…

Nigeria’s Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Declares For President 

Nigeria’s former Vice President Atiku Abubakar today declared his intention to run for president in the 2019 presidential elections under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).  The former Vice President   announced his intention to run in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Tuesday. The former Vice President said his decision to make the announcement…

PDP records sweeping victory at Enugu LG elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has swept the 14 chairmanship election results released by the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) in Saturday’s local government election. The party also swept all ward councillorship positions in 11 Local Government Areas also announced by the commission. The Chairman of ENSIEC, Dr Mike Ajogwu, announced the results at…

Nuhu Ribadu regrets delving into Nigerian politics — still hunted by corrupt politicians

Former  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman Mallam Nuhu Ribadu is regretting ever joining politics. the former head of Nigeria’s anti corruption agency said he is still being hunted by the corrupt politicians he  brought down during his tenure as EFCC chairman. The former EFCC chairman was the keynote speaker at a national stakeholders’ Workshop on the Recovery and Management…

PDP changes slogan to “Change the Change”

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP has at the factional party convention that held in Port Harcourt changed their party slogan. The opposition party that ruled Nigeria from 1999 to 2015  once boasted that they would rule Nigeria till 2050. The party known for their slogan “Power to the People” lost in the 2015 presidential…