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APC denies suspending Rochas Okorocha

APC denies suspending Rochas Okorocha

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports it has suspended former Imo state governor cum Senator, Rochas Okorocha. On Tuesday, July 13, a letter dated July 12, 2021, and signed in the name of Mai Mala Buni and John Akpanudoedehe, national chairman and secretary of the APC caretaker...

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APC-led government have failed, they should resign, Wike claims

APC-led government have failed, they should resign, Wike claims

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government to resign before Nigeria collapses due to insecurity. Wike lamented that the APC-led government had failed to carry out its responsibility of protecting Nigerians. The Governor made the call at an event in Port Harcourt, the state capital, yesterday....

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Lagos, other states’ debts jump to N1.68tn

Lagos, other states’ debts jump to N1.68tn

The cumulative domestic debts of Lagos and 14 others rose by 153.82 per cent between December 31, 2015 and March 31, 2021, analysis of data obtained from the Debt Management Office has shown. Each of the states in question recorded at least 100 per cent jump in less than the six years under review. The...

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Defection drama: Rep demands Secondus, PDP NWC members’ resignation

Defection drama: Rep demands Secondus, PDP NWC members’ resignation

A member of the House of Representatives, Shawulu Kwewum, has written an open letter to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, to condemn the mass defections from the opposition party to the ruling All Progressives Congress. Kwewum said the PDP is now worse under Secondus’ leadership, warning that the party’s...

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Hope Uzodinma is weak, inferior to Southern Governors – Imo PDP

Hope Uzodinma is weak, inferior to Southern Governors – Imo PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State has expressed worry on Governor Hope Uzodinma’s silence over the recent ban on open grazing by the Southern Governors Forum (SGF). The opposition party in the state said that the Governor has betrayed his guilt and acute inferiority complex by consciously dissociating himself from the series of...

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Senate set to consider 2021 Supplementary Budget of N895.8bn

Senate set to consider 2021 Supplementary Budget of N895.8bn

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the Senate will on Wednesday, consider President Muhammadu Buhari’s N895.8 billion supplementary budget request. Lawan made the disclosure during Tuesday’s plenary after the upper chamber received the report of the Committee on Appropriations on the Supplementary Appropriation Bill, 2021. The consideration of the request from the...

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Gbajabiamila opens up on changes in Electoral Bill

Gbajabiamila opens up on changes in Electoral Bill

The House of Representatives has denied reports of changes in the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. Media reports on Sunday said some leaders of the National Assembly met in an Abuja hotel to fine-tune the proposed amendment to the bill. The reports said some robust proposals and key priority amendments canvassed by Nigerians, including electronic transmission...

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Umahi sacks all zonal education supervisors in Ebonyi over fraud

Umahi sacks all zonal education supervisors in Ebonyi over fraud

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi, has directed the immediate removal of all zonal education supervisors in the state over alleged fraud. In a statement issued on Wednesday by Kenneth Ugbala, secretary to the state government, Umahi also directed that all education secretaries that were on leave should be removed from office. According to Ugbala, the...

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PDP rep fires at Matawalle, says he may become a political orphan by 2023

PDP rep fires at Matawalle, says he may become a political orphan by 2023

Tajudeen Yusuf, member of the house of representatives from Kogi state, says Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, is a politician desperate for a second term in office. Yusuf, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this in reaction to the defection of Matawalle to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday. In a...

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Local Govt election: APC wins all 27 LGs in Jigawa

Local Govt election: APC wins all 27 LGs in Jigawa

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has won all chairmanship positions in the 27 Local Government Areas of Jigawa State in the just concluded Local Government elections in the State. Chairman of The Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission, Adamu Ibrahim disclosed this after the collation of results of the election in Dutse. He said that candidates...