Category: Politics

Northern youths withdraw October 1 quit notice to Igbo

The Coalition of Northern Groups, which asked the Igbos to leave the North by October 1, has withdrawn the quit notice.The withdrawal of the notice issued in what the coalition described as the “Kaduna Declaration”, was announced yesterday at a…
How we will bring Obasanjo, Saraki, Atiku back to PDP – Makarfi

The Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, has revealed that there are plans to bring back people like former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar to…
Nigerian lawmakers are unarmed robbers – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Thursday in Ibadan described members of the National Assembly as a “bunch of unarmed robbers”, over their huge salaries and allowances.Obasanjo, who hit hard at the National lawmakers, said the current legislators are one of the…
INEC Registers Another Party

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has announced the registration of the African Peoples Party APP bringing the number of registered political parties in the country to 46.INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this Wednesday in Abuja after swearing in…
PDP blasts Osinbajo – ‘You are just a figurehead’

The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, says Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is not in charge of the country.It said actions taken by the Acting President had shown that power was not handed over to him contrary to the…
Group threatens to break out of Nigeria and declare Bendel Republic

A group, Midwest Movement, has threatened to declare Bendel Republic if the Federal Government fails to address ethnic agitations.It urged the government to revert to the 1960 and 1963 constitutions, to entrench true federalism.Addressing reporters in Benin City, the group’s…
Senate Debates Bill To Establish Private Detectives

The Senate has commenced the process to establish private detectives and investigators in the country.A bill to this effect tagged, “Private Detectives and Investigators” has scaled through first reading. The bill is sponsored by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu (PDP,…
Bukola Saraki sacks 98 aides

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has reportedly sacked 98 of his aides.Sources in the Senate said most of the affected aides are staff of the National Assembly Management who were deployed in the Office of the President of the…
Makarfi talks tough, reveals what he won’t tolerate in PDP

The Chairman of National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, on Tuesday warned that the party will deal with any member exhibiting acts of indiscipline. Speaking while inaugurating a 37-member Caretaker Committee for the Anambra…