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Fayemi, workers reach agreement on salary arears, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday reached an agreement with the staff of College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti on payment of salary arrears, gratuities and pensions, if elected as governor on July 14. The workers said they are undergoing untold hardships under the current administration in Ekiti State …

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‘Why Fayose is afraid PDP will lose to APC in Ekiti’

The National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has faulted claim by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State that the APC has perfected the strategy to rig Saturday’s governorship poll. Speaking to reporters at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja, the former governor …

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Atiku hails Saraki, Ugwuanyi on victories at Supreme Court

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has hailed the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on their victories at the Supreme Court on Friday. Abubakar in a statement issued by his media office on Friday, in Abuja, said the judgments had further affirmed the judiciary as last hope …

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Supreme Court Clears Saraki of False Asset Declaration Charges

The Supreme Court on Friday cleared Senate President Bukola Saraki of all allegations of false asset declaration. The Nigerian government filed 18 counts of false and anticipatory asset declaration charges against Mr Saraki in 2015. All the counts collapsed at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in 2017, and the government …

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Sagay – Members of Reformed APC are like herdsmen

Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has described members of the breakaway faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC), Reformed APC, as herdsmen looking for where to ‘chop.’ Sagay, speaking in an interview with the Independent condemned the rAPC members, saying they …

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Gov Ugwuanyi wins as Supreme Court upholds his election

The Supreme Court has declined to sack Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State from office. This followed allegation that he was illegally nominated by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to contest the April 11, 2015, governorship election. The court dismissed the suit which was lodged by a chieftain of the …

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Trial of Dasuki adjourned over list of exhibits

Trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), for alleged misappropriation of funds has been adjourned following the failure of the prosecutor to file the list of exhibits to be tendered against the accused person as required by law. Dasuki is being prosecuted for the offence at …

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Plateau PDP elders urge aggrieved members to return

Elders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State have urged aggrieved members who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to return. The Chairman of the group and former Governor of the state, Ambassador Fidelis Tapgun, made the call after their meeting in Jos. He said this was …

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APC vows to punish breakaway group

The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday denied the existence of the breakaway Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), warning members of the group could face punitive measures. “While we shall continue to monitor developments in this respect, we will not hesitate to take lawful actions to defend the unity of our …

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Why I will not welcome Buhari to Ekiti, by Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has disclosed that he will not welcome President Muhammadu Buhari and his entourage to Ekiti on June 10, as requested in a letter to him. He explained that the Federal Government under Buhari did not deem it fit to construct even a 100-meter road …

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What would end APC crisis – Dogara tells Oshiomhole

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday said only the enthroning of justice and equity in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would end crisis in the party. Dogara stated this at a meeting between APC members of the House and the National Working Committee (NWC) …

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