Dokpesi’s Suit Against APDA Leadership

Mr Dokpesi had on August 17, 2017, approached the court with claims that he founded the party and appointed its national chairman, Mr Shitu Mohammed, and the secretary, Mr Emeka Okengwu. He asked the court to affirm him as the chairman of APDA’s Board of Trustees, as well as sack the Shitu-led National Working Committee and … Continue reading Dokpesi’s Suit Against APDA Leadership

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True Buharism: Aisha Alhassan is an infidel says El Rufai

The governor told journalists after visiting President Muhammadu Buhari in the nation’s capital Abuja on Friday that the minister has never shared the President’s ideology. The Women Affairs Minister found herself in the eye of a storm this week after a video of a visit she paid to Mr Abubakar went viral online. She later … Continue reading True Buharism: Aisha Alhassan is an infidel says El Rufai

2019 Election: El Rufai opens up to Buhari his intentions

He debunked rumors that he planned to contest as President instead he emphasized that ‘the Buharists’ are praying for his speedy recovery and are pushing for him to contest and return as President in 2019. Reacting to comments made by the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha al-Hassan, El- Rufai noted that Nigerians should not be … Continue reading 2019 Election: El Rufai opens up to Buhari his intentions

Buhari cancels FEC meeting due to

President Muhammad Buhari abruptly canceled a planned appearance at the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting earlier scheduled for Wednesday morning. No reason was offered by his media managers over this decision but a terse statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina stated the president will receive a report of an investigation committee set up to look … Continue reading Buhari cancels FEC meeting due to

Yemi Osinbajo is under the dictatorship of Buhari

More than three months after leaving Nigeria, it remains unclear when President Muhammadu Buhari will return, despite his remarks about his desire to resume work. They were merely the latest in a number of presidency announcements. But even from far-away London Buhari and his aides have restrained acting president Yemi Osinbajo. “He (Osinbajo) is so … Continue reading Yemi Osinbajo is under the dictatorship of Buhari

Buhari shades Jonathan for the poor state of Nigeria

Your Excellency Jonathan, this is the economy you left behind, in case you have forgotten: With due respects to the former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, these are the facts about the economy you left behind, in case you have forgotten. I hope this will help to erase the wrong statement credited to you at your party, … Continue reading Buhari shades Jonathan for the poor state of Nigeria

PDP Leadership Intervenes In Fayose, Kashamu Dispute

The PDP’s statement follows a disagreement between two purported factions of the party in the region – Eddy Olafeso led faction and Makanjuola Ogundipe’s faction. The Olafeso faction is politically headed by the Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose; while the Ogundipe faction has Senator Buruji Kashimu as its political leader. On … Continue reading PDP Leadership Intervenes In Fayose, Kashamu Dispute

Anyaoku, Gambari, Others Insist Nigeria Must Be Restructured

They expressed the unanimous opinion at the 2nd annual lecture of the Akintola Williams Foundation in Lagos. One of them, the former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Mr Emeka Anyaoku, insisted that Nigeria must restructure to avoid disintegration. He said, “I have consistently expressed the view that to achieve greater political stability and the deserving … Continue reading Anyaoku, Gambari, Others Insist Nigeria Must Be Restructured

Kenya: Hacking the election was a failed attempt – Election chief

Kenya's electoral commission chairman has admitted its database was a target of an unsuccessful hacking attempt, but it has failed to convince the opposition, which on Thursday said results showed their leader Raila Odinga won. Wafula Chebukati's remarks came on Thursday following allegations by opposition leader Odinga that hackers infiltrated the database and manipulated results … Continue reading Kenya: Hacking the election was a failed attempt – Election chief

Stella Oduah, Ifeanyi Ubah, 5 Others To Contest For PDP Ticket In Anambra State Election

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has named seven aspirants who have obtained the party’s nomination and expression of interest forms for the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 28. The list of the seven aspirants includes controversial businessman and Managing Director, Capital Oil and Gas, Ifeanyi Ubah, and a former … Continue reading Stella Oduah, Ifeanyi Ubah, 5 Others To Contest For PDP Ticket In Anambra State Election

Saraki’s Facebook Critic, Baba: I Would Have Been Jailed If Not For 30 lawyers Who Fought My Case For Free

A 37-year-old primary school teacher in Kwara State, Biodun Baba, who was arraigned before a magistrates’ court in Ilorin for allegedly insulting Senate President Bukola Saraki on Facebook, recounts his ordeal  Tell us about yourself. I was born in 1980. I attended LGEA Primary School, Elemere, Malete in the Moro Local Government Area of Kwara … Continue reading Saraki’s Facebook Critic, Baba: I Would Have Been Jailed If Not For 30 lawyers Who Fought My Case For Free

BREXIT: EU and UK in intense debate over exit bill

EU negotiator Michel Barnier said the UK had not been clear enough about where it stands on these issues and that was hampering progress. UK Brexit Secretary David Davis said the negotiations on the so-called divorce bill had been "robust". He said progress had been made but both sides needed to show "flexibility". Mr Barnier … Continue reading BREXIT: EU and UK in intense debate over exit bill

November 18: I will rain heat on IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu – Willie Obiano

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Wednesday, vowed to deal with anyone who would want to cause commotion during the governorship election in the state. While speaking on Wednesday in Awka, the Anambra state capital, Governor Willie Obiano, fired a warning to the members of the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to steer … Continue reading November 18: I will rain heat on IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu – Willie Obiano

INEC: Senate president Bukola Saraki bribes us with TETFUND to halt senator Dino Melaye’s recall exercise

The sudden U-turn by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to halt action on efforts by voters in Kogi West to recall Senator Dino Melaye came as a result of the Senate’s decision to probe the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). After a meeting earlier today, INEC decided to freeze the recall effort, citing legal … Continue reading INEC: Senate president Bukola Saraki bribes us with TETFUND to halt senator Dino Melaye’s recall exercise

Senate president plans to vacate Osibanjo alongside other senators

The Kwara State Publicity Secretary of All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Sulyman Buhari issued an empty statement on 14th July, 2017, where he was beating his none existing chest over our call for the recall of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The inconsequential APC spokesman in Kwara State, who is not even known in his own ward in … Continue reading Senate president plans to vacate Osibanjo alongside other senators

Saraki and senate body stands to sabotage effort of the presidency

 Senate President Bukola Saraki has formed an alliance with a cabal within the Aso Rock Villa determined on confusion and disorder rather than witness Acting President Yemi Osinbajo assume full presidential powers. The new balance of forces emerges as the cabal has found it impracticable in the past few weeks to bring back ailing President … Continue reading Saraki and senate body stands to sabotage effort of the presidency

SOS as Gov Fayose and Aisha Buhari exchange of words – Where is Buhari

Governor Fayose has said he had been vindicated by the return of Aisha Buhari to London and insisted that while Nigerians have the right to know about Buhari’s health condition, the president should resign like he said when Yar’Adua faced same problem. Fayose: Buhari’s wife hurried trip to London confirms my claim, insists President is … Continue reading SOS as Gov Fayose and Aisha Buhari exchange of words – Where is Buhari

Senate President Bukola Saraki to contest 2019 presidential election amidst corruption probe

  As 2019 general elections draws nearer, the banners of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has been circulating on the internet purportedly calling on him to contest during the presidential election. The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has disclaimed “a fake and photo- shopped” banners of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola … Continue reading Senate President Bukola Saraki to contest 2019 presidential election amidst corruption probe

FG blames CCT for unfair and poor trial, sues Saraki to court again

The Federal Government is set to transmit to the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, over 3,000 pages of the records of the 21 months trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The transmission of records of the trial to the Court of Appeal is a legal requirement … Continue reading FG blames CCT for unfair and poor trial, sues Saraki to court again

Dino Melaye in fresh trouble as the Kogi state government halt his plan in his constituency

    The Kogi State Town Planning Board reportedly ordered that work on Senator Dino Melaye’s constituency office at Kabba, be stopped. The lingering political faceoff between Senator Dino Melaye and Governor Yahaya Bello appears to have taken another dimension, as the Kogi State Town Planning Board reportedly ordered that work on Senator Dino Melaye’s … Continue reading Dino Melaye in fresh trouble as the Kogi state government halt his plan in his constituency

More tension looms as revelations are made against Dino Melaye as a corrupt politician

A pro-democracy group, Conscience Nigeriana, has accused the embattled Mr. Dino Melaye of attempting to bribe two officials of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) with plots of land in an attempt to stave off his recall from Senate, where he is representing Kogi West Senatorial District. The group’s allegation was contained in a statement signed on … Continue reading More tension looms as revelations are made against Dino Melaye as a corrupt politician

President Trump lost family and friends

Despite rumors swirling around Washington and the internet, Justice Anthony Kennedy did not retire from the Supreme Court Monday. He could still announce his retirement at any time, but the last day of the Court's session came and went without hearing from him, meaning it's unlikely in the immediate future. For now, liberals can rest easy that … Continue reading President Trump lost family and friends

NIGERIA: Trouble looms in Africa largest political party as court turns deaf

The Supreme Court has dismissed the application filed by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Modu Sheriff, against the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party. Sheriff had filed the application in March, seeking to stop the Supreme Court from hearing the appeal filed by the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the … Continue reading NIGERIA: Trouble looms in Africa largest political party as court turns deaf

Hassan Rouhani emerges as the new president of Iran

Iran's reformist President Hassan Rouhani has decisively won the country's presidential election, according to official results, fending off a challenge by principlist rival Ebrahim Raisi.  With all of votes in Friday's poll counted, Rouhani was re-elected with 57 percent, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmanifazli said on Saturday. "Of some 41.2 million total votes cast, Rouhani got 23.5 ... and won … Continue reading Hassan Rouhani emerges as the new president of Iran

MIDDLE EAST: Trump first visit – What to expect

Donald Trump heads to Saudi Arabia on Friday on his first foreign trip as president to repair relations with the United States' closest Arab ally, restart the Arab-Israeli peace process and, potentially, reassert the US security role in the region. Going to Saudi Arabia first is a highly symbolic move for President Trump who is … Continue reading MIDDLE EAST: Trump first visit – What to expect

Best way to kick Trump’s ass from White House

After a week of watching Russian diplomats being offered state secrets in the Oval Office and reading about a leaked memo which paints Trump as attempting to stop an FBI investigation, Americans are asking themselves: Is impeachment around the corner? And if it is, how does it work? Second, what are the grounds for impeachment? … Continue reading Best way to kick Trump’s ass from White House

Congress passes bill of impeaching Donald Trump

Democrats can't just be against Trump, the pundits have said since Hillary Clinton lost in November – they need to be for something. The Center for American Progress' underwhelmingly named Ideas Conference in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday was supposed to showcase the ideas of some of the prospective candidates for the party's 2020 nomination: Kamala Harris on … Continue reading Congress passes bill of impeaching Donald Trump

FRANCE: Emmanuel Macron resumes presidency

Emmanuel Macron has been inaugurated as France's president, and will immediately face daunting challenges to rejuvenate the economy and breathe new life into the beleaguered European Union. Macron, a 39-year-old centrist, took over on Sunday from President Francois Hollande, the socialist whose five years in power were plagued by stubborn unemployment and attacks. Macron - … Continue reading FRANCE: Emmanuel Macron resumes presidency

Crazy Reasons Why Bill Clinton to Co-Write ‘The President Is Missing’ With James Patterson

Former president Bill Clinton will team with mega-selling author James Patterson to co-write a fictional thriller titled The President Is Missing "Working on a book about a sitting President — drawing on what I know about the job, life in the White House, and the way Washington works — has been a lot of fun," Clinton said of … Continue reading Crazy Reasons Why Bill Clinton to Co-Write ‘The President Is Missing’ With James Patterson

Members of the Democrat woo Republican having no knowledge about how the body works

"Nobody dies because they don't have access to health care." That wasn't a villainous hospital administrator in a poorly written medical drama. That quote came straight from the mouth of an elected member of the United States Congress: Idaho's Raul Labrador, speaking to a crowd of constituents furious about his vote in support of the American … Continue reading Members of the Democrat woo Republican having no knowledge about how the body works

FRANCE – Five revelations about France vote

Why is this election important? On Sunday, France will choose its next president. The election is being closely watched because, for the first time in modern French history, neither of the two candidates in the decisive second round are from mainstream parties of the left or right. "The Republicans - which is on the right … Continue reading FRANCE – Five revelations about France vote

Obamacare: US Congress voted and pass into bill repealing of the Obamacare health policy

The US House of Representatives has narrowly voted in favour of a healthcare bill drafted to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The measure, voted in on Thursday 217 to 213, now heads to the US Senate, where it faces an uphill battle. Twenty Republicans went against the bill while not a … Continue reading Obamacare: US Congress voted and pass into bill repealing of the Obamacare health policy

France: Semitism suffers inequality as Le Pen and party snubbed

On July 16 and 17, 1942, French police rounded up 13,152 Jews - including 4,000 children - and held them at an indoor cycle-racing track not far from the Eiffel Tower. Later, they were moved to an internment camp in Drancy, a northeastern suburb. From there, they were shipped in rail cattle cars to Auschwitz … Continue reading France: Semitism suffers inequality as Le Pen and party snubbed

What should we expect from the White House as Trump meets Palestine president in almost closed door

President Donald Trump will host Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the path forward in the long-running Palestinian-Israeli conflict.  Trump's meeting with the head of the Palestinian Authority will be another test of whether he is serious about pursuing what he has called the "ultimate deal" of Israeli-Palestinian peace … Continue reading What should we expect from the White House as Trump meets Palestine president in almost closed door

I will leave and never return back if Le Pen becomes president

French citizens have chosen centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen to contest the final round of the presidential election, set to take place on May 7. Macron picked up 23.8 percent of the vote to Le Pen's 21.5 percent in Sunday's first round, which saw a higher than expected turnout of 79 percent, … Continue reading I will leave and never return back if Le Pen becomes president

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ‘disqualified’ from Iran elections

Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been disqualified from running in next month's presidential election, according to state media. The decision on Thursday was taken by the Guardian Council, a clerical body charged with vetting candidates for the May 19 election. In a surprise move, Ahmadinejad registered as a candidate last week, despite previously saying he would not … Continue reading Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ‘disqualified’ from Iran elections

How fortunate is Le Pen?

Plumes of darkened smoke rose from burning tyres early on a March morning in the northern French city of Calais last year. French gendarmes struggled to contain a rowdy crowd of around 50 protesters carrying banners demanding the closure of a nearby refugee camp and the deportation of all its residents. Police eventually arrested 14 people, … Continue reading How fortunate is Le Pen?

BREXIT: My heart is broken as we haven’t made a conclusive decision says Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early general election to be held on June 8, in a surprise announcement on Tuesday as Britain prepares for delicate negotiations on leaving the European Union. May said she will go to parliament on Wednesday to seek approval for the snap vote. "We need a general election … Continue reading BREXIT: My heart is broken as we haven’t made a conclusive decision says Theresa May

US-Russian ties ‘at low point’ as Syria tensions rise

Relations between the United States and Russia are at a low point and marked by serious distrust, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said after meetings in Moscow that highlighted the two countries' differences over the Syria conflict. "There is a low level of trust between our two countries," Tillerson said on Wednesday during … Continue reading US-Russian ties ‘at low point’ as Syria tensions rise

Zambia: Hakainde Hichilema detained for being an opposition leader

Zambian police have detained opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema for committing "treason", according to his lawyer. Hichilema was narrowly defeated by President Edgar Lungu in an August 2016 election, which he described as fraudulent. His attempts to mount a legal challenge have so far been unsuccessful. Zambia's Edgar Lungu wins re-election as rival cries foul The leader … Continue reading Zambia: Hakainde Hichilema detained for being an opposition leader

North Kore vows to retaliate and calls Trump a baby president

North Korea has sharply criticised the US after the US Pacific Command moved a set of warships to the Korean Peninsula over the weekend. The North's foreign ministry, in a statement carried by its KCNA news agency on Tuesday, said the US navy strike group's deployment showed America's "reckless moves for invading had reached a … Continue reading North Kore vows to retaliate and calls Trump a baby president

Zuma: I will resign on one condition

South African President Jacob Zuma has branded protesters calling for his resignation "racists", saying they held placards that were derogatory about black people. Thousands of people took to the streets after he sacked the finance minister. The latest protests were organised by the opposition Democratic Alliance which some see as white dominated. "The marches that … Continue reading Zuma: I will resign on one condition

Enough is enough as thousands of protesters came out demanding Zuma steps down

Tens of thousands of people marched through South African cities on Friday in largely peaceful protests to demand President Jacob Zuma's resignation. In the biggest political protests in years, large crowds gathered in the capital Pretoria, the economic hub Johannesburg, and coastal cities of Durban and Cape Town. Nobel laureate and anti-apartheid leader Desmond Tutu, … Continue reading Enough is enough as thousands of protesters came out demanding Zuma steps down

What you never knew or heard of that happened between Trump and Xi

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have announced making progress in narrowing their differences during their Florida summit, but did not elaborate on the achievements. As the two leaders wrapped up their meeting on Friday at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, the US leader said: "We have made tremendous progress in our relationship … Continue reading What you never knew or heard of that happened between Trump and Xi

Trump puts to shame as Republicans go nuclear

They invoked the "nuclear option" after Democrats used a tactic known as a filibuster for the first time in half a century to block the nominee. Denver appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch is now set to be approved on Friday. The move will leave Congress even more plagued by gridlock. Republican John McCain said: "Bad … Continue reading Trump puts to shame as Republicans go nuclear

Meet the lousy Kim Jong-un and the trumpetting Trump

As the leaders of China and the United States sit down for a summit on Thursday, North Korea has made sure it also has something on the negotiating table: A nuclear-tipped bargaining chip. North Korea launched a projectile on Wednesday, which US officials said appeared to be a liquid-fueled, extended-range Scud missile that only traveled … Continue reading Meet the lousy Kim Jong-un and the trumpetting Trump

Yahya Jammeh is history as Gambia to hold first election

The Gambia will hold its first election on Thursday since the downfall of longtime leader Yahya Jammeh. Expectations are high that new lawmakers will overhaul the national assembly once derided as a mere rubberstamp by many in the country. Gambians have long complained that under Jammeh, who ruled for 22 years, laws were often made … Continue reading Yahya Jammeh is history as Gambia to hold first election

Trumps makes daughter Ivanka new US president adviser

Ivanka Trump will take an official government role as an unpaid adviser to her father US President Donald Trump, the White House announced on Wednesday. The first daughter, whose husband Jared Kushner also works as a senior advisor to the president, will not receive a salary for her work as a federal employee. Kushner, a real … Continue reading Trumps makes daughter Ivanka new US president adviser

Trump blames Americans forr his failures as lack of support to make Trumpcare come true

President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough it will be to produce the unity the party will need. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, criticized the contrarian House Freedom Caucus on Monday, a day after resigning from … Continue reading Trump blames Americans forr his failures as lack of support to make Trumpcare come true