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2015 Elections: INEC to engage Air Force, Navy

The Independent National Electoral Commission said it would engage the services of Nigerian Air Force, Navy and other security agencies for adequate security during general ...

Jonathan approves committee to showcase achievements

Goodluck Jonathan has approved a 23-man list involving government and Non- Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to showcase his achievements within the last four years covering major ...

Ekiti Police raise security alert, warn politicians against violence

The Ekiti State Police Command has said it has received intelligence report that some group of people were planning to invade the state to disrupt the ...

INEC sets up 15 standing committees for general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has set up 15 Standing Committees to ensure the success of the general elections in 2015.This is contained in ...

Reasons why Jonathan will be defeated in 2015 - Kwankwaso

Kano State governor and one of the presidential aspirants of All Progressives Congress, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan will lose 2015 election ...

I score Jonathan’s performance below average – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday described the performance of President Goodluck Jonathan as below average.Obasanjo spoke during an encounter with book writers in Abeokuta, ...

Ex- Niger Delta militants threaten lawmakers - 'Impeach Jonathan and face dire consequences'

Former militants in Niger Delta have reacted to the alleged plan to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan by daring members of the House of Representatives to ...

Nigeria is winning the war against Boko Haram - Jonathan boasts

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said contrary to media reports, the Federal Government had started winning the war against the Boko Haram sect. He boasted that ...

Try Amaechi for treason, Fani-Kayode tells FG

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode , has urged the federal government to query Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State for his recent media remarks where ...

Keep Your Mouth Shut “Go and Die” Governor - Fayose to Oshiomhole

[embedded content] Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has told the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole to keep his mouth shut and stop meddling in Ekiti ...

Leave President Jonathan out of National Assembly crisis - PDP

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party has urged the All Progressive Congress and others to leave President Goodluck Jonathan out of the problems rocking the House ...

NASS siege: Jonathan poses threat to democracy – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has slammed the crude methods the Jonathan administration is using to harass and humiliate perceived political enemies.Reacting to the incident ...

PDP demands emergency rule in Nasarawa

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed concern over the renewed clashes between Fulani and Eggon ethnic tribes in Nasarawa State with a call on government ...

Some politicians don’t deserve immunity - Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday agreed with those campaigning for the removal of immunity clause from the nation’s constitution, saying some people do not merit ...

Seven Ekiti PDP lawmakers ‘officially impeach’ Speaker

The seven members of the Ekiti House of Assembly, who are PDP members, have impeached the Speaker of the assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin.The impeachment of ...

Jonathan is using Boko Haram for hidden agenda to win 2015 presidential election – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday held a salvation rally in Abuja and accused President Goodluck Jonathan of allegedly using Boko Haram insurgency for ...

Federal Govt, states share N593.34 Billion for October

For the fourth month running, statutory revenue available for distribution between the three tiers of government dropped as the total revenue for October stood at ...

You were poor before assuming office, but left as the richest man in Borno - Gov Shettima to Modu Sheriff,

The Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has described as absurd the allegation of fraud against him by his predecessor, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, saying ...

PDP will reclaim Rivers in 2015 – Wike

Chief Nyesom Wike, former Minister of State for Education and PDP gubernatorial aspirant in Rivers, on Tuesday said that the party would reclaim its stolen ...

The Impending Betrayal of Muhammadu Buhari - Femi Aribisala

The 2015 election will likely be, to all intents and purposes, a contest between two PDP politicians.When Muhammadu Buhari ran for president in 2011, he ...

Ekiti lawmakers didn't impeach speaker - Fayose

The Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, has denied that the speaker of the state House of Assembly, Adewale Omirin, was impeached Monday by lawmakers loyal ...

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo Attempts to Feed Atiku

No matter how a man keeps to himself, one day, the man will come out of his shell to mingle. This can be liken to ...

Nigeria must survive 2015 -Sultan, Kukah

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar and Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Fr. Mathew Hassan Kukah, have stated that Nigeria would not disintegrate ...

Adebanjo, El-Rufai, others persuade Bakare to return to politics

Some prominent Nigerians including Chief Ayo Adebanjo and Malam Nasir El-Rufai on Friday urged renowned cleric, Pastor Tunde Bakare, to return to active politics.The News ...

Sambo submits Jonathan’s nomination form

Vice President Namadi Sambo on Friday submitted President Goodluck Jonathan’s presidential nomination and expression of interest forms to the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic ...

Mark reconciles warring Ondo PDP leaders

Senate President, David Mark, on Wednesday night, at the Presidential villa, Abuja,  brokered peace between the old members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo ...

FINALLY: Speaker Tambuwal joins presidential race

[embedded content] Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, who recently joined APC, has joined the 2015 presidential race. According to reports, he picked up his presidential nomination and expression ...

Benue workers plan protest ahead of Jonathan’s visit

Workers in Benue State may stage a peaceful protest during President Goodluck Jonathan’s planned visit to the state to demand the payment of their three-month ...

PDP promises transparent, free, fair primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party in the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday assured its senatorial and House of Representatives aspirants for 2015 elections of free, fair ...

Jonathan’s second term declaration utterly insensitive and absolutely callous - APC

The All Progressives Congress has described as "utterly insensitive and absolutely callous" the decision by President Goodluck Jonathan to declare his second term ambition a ...

APC governorship aspirant arraigned for murder

The atmosphere of the Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court was tense on Tuesday when a former Commissioner for Rural Development and a governorship aspirant of ...

Read President Jonathan's full declaration speech - 'Why I Deserve Another Term'

Address by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR On the Occasion of His Declaration of Intent to Run for the 2015 Presidential Elections under the Platform of the ...

President Jonathan formally declares second term bid

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday formally declared that he will seek a second term of office at next year’s general election. “After seeking the face ...

Ex-minister Otom vows to win Benue PDP gov ticket

Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in Benue State, Dr Samuel Ortom, has assured his supporters that he will win the ticket of the party in ...

I don’t know my political future – Fashola

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has said he did not know what his next step in politics would be.Fashola, who said this during an ...

APC leader blames Bayelsa senators for non-passage of PIB

All Progressives Congress leader in Bayelsa State, Mr. Preye Aganaba, has blamed senators from Bayelsa State for non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill lying before ...

Religion, Nigerian Politics and The Grand Delusion, By Femi Fani-Kayode

I read Don C. Adinuba’s article titled ‘Toying With The Fire Of Religion’ in Thisday Newspaper on November 5, 2014. He raised some interesting points, ...

Senate shifts resumption, opt for Jonathan’s declaration

The Senate has rescheduled its resumption earlier slated for Tuesday to Wednesday. A statement by the Clerk, Mr. Benedict Efeturi, on Monday, did not give reasons ...

Fashola Cancels Budget Presentation

The Lagos budget proposal for the year 2015 scheduled to be presented to the State House of Assembly by Governor Babatunde Fashola on Monday has ...

2015: Jonathan’s declaration to hold in Abuja, London, Washington DC etc

President Goodluck Jonathan’s declaration to contest for second term will hold on Tuesday in Abuja, London, Washington DC and three other cities.It was learnt that ...

Bamidele’s defection, good riddance to bad rubbish

In this interview with AKINWALE ABOLUWADE, the acting state Chairman, All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Olajide Awe, responds to sundry issues, including Opeyemi Bamidele’s ... Full story

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