Dogara delays leaving the APC as he weighs up his options ahead of next year's elections

HOUSE of Representatives speaker Hon Yakubu Dogara has delayed his planned defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) after his advisers told him to tarry a while before taking the political gamble.

 

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Ondo looks set to be the next state to witness major defections as APC leaders object to Aketi's style of governance

ONDO State could witness the next stage of major defections ahead of next year's elections as several members of the cabinet have expressed reservations about the leadership style of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu which has left them alienated.

 

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Speaker of Akwa Ibom House of Assembly says presidency offered him N2bn to defect to APC

SPEAKER of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Hon Onofiok Luke has alleged that the presidency offered him N2bn ($5.5m) and the deputy governorship ticket to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

 

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Osinbajo berates religious leaders for not preaching against corruption and focusing on prosperity

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has hit out at religious leaders for failing to support the federal government’s anti-corruption war when they mount the pulpit pointing out that they do not address the subject in their sermons.

 

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Saraki set to declare Akpabio's position vacant when senate resumes to discuss supplementary budget

SENATE president Senator Bukola Saraki is set to declare the position of the minority leader vacant when the upper chamber reconvenes shortly to discuss President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 election supplementary budget request.

 

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Osinbajo authorises EFCC to investigate what happened to N80bn handed to DSS under Daura

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has tasked the head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu with finding out what happened to  N80bn ($221m) given to the Department of State Services (DSS) which its former boss Lawal Daura refused to account for.

 

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Emir of Daura praises Osinbajo for his unflinching loyalty to Buhari over the last three years

EMIR of Daura Alhaji Umar Faruk has described acting president Professor Yemi Osinbajo as a typical example of trustworthiness in politics praising his unflinching loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

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APC candidate in Bauchi senatorial by-election promises new law to make Buhari president for life

ALHAJI Lawal Gumau the All Progressives Congress's (APC) candidate in today's Bauchi South Senatorial District bye-election has promised to propose new laws that will make President Muhammadu Buhari president for life if elected into office.

 

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Rivers State justice commissioner Emmanuel Aguma passes away in London hospital

RIVERS State's attorney-general and commissioner for justice Emmanuel Aguma passed away in the UK yesterday succumbing to a long-term illness at a London hospital where he has been flown to for treatment.

 

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Arsenal loanee Kelechi Nwakali elevated to the Porto first team and looks set for league action

ARSENAL loanee Kelechi Nwakali has been elevated to the Porto first team after just two appearances for the B squad in pre-season friendlies raising hopes that he will soon feature for the Super Eagles as a fully fledged international.

 

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