“I have not, will not and will never abandon Atiku,”Gbenga Daniel Says as He Denies Abandoning Atiku

The former director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign organisation for the 2019 general elections, Gbenga Daniel, has denied abandoning the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party. “I have not, will not and will never abandon Atiku,” said Daniel on Tuesday. Daniel, who renounced his membership from the People’s Democratic Party last Friday, insisted that he will not rescind his decision to quit active and partisan politics and divorce himself from the activities of the party. He, however, noted that having nothing to do with the party did not…

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“There may be need to changes the VAT, in order to fund the minimum wage”- FG

Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Nigeria’s Minister of Budget and National Planning, has given indication that the government may need to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) to fund the new national minimum wage. He stated this on Tuesday when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Finance at the hearing to deliberate on the new national minimum wage of N30,000 approved by the Senate. The Senate had approved the new figure at its plenary on Tuesday. Speaking before a panel led by Senator John Owan Enoh, Udoma noted that the Technical…

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Court Orders INEC To Stop Collation Of Results In Rivers State

A Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to stop the collation and announcement of the result of the governorship and House of assembly elections in Rivers State held on March 9, 2019. The Commission had moved to resume the collation of the result that had been previously suspended after it was alleged that the AAC Candidate was leading in the results so far declared at the various collations centers by the INEC returning. There was a disruption of the collation process at some collation…

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Kcee And Emoney Pictured with Emeka Ihiedioha

Five Star music act, Kcee and his brother Emoney Yesterday paid a courtesy visit to the governor-elect of Imo State, Emeka Ihediaoha at His Owerri Residence. Recall that E-money congratulated the Governor-Elect after His Victory at the Polls and Called Him His In-Law. Kcee wrote: ‘It’s a new dawn Imolities, and we are feeling good. congratulations Rt Hon Emeka ihiedioha the Governor elect of imo state. Mbaise Nwere Mmadu. Mbaise to the world. It’s always nice with you at home. you are such a wonderful host’. See More Photos Below:

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“No nation can grow with election rigging” – Peter Obi

Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently concluded election, Mr Peter Obi, has said that no nation can grow with election rigging. In a statement released by his Media Office, the former governor of Anambra state said the process through which people come into office is far more important than what they do thereafter. He added that the process forms the basis of their integrity. He condemned the “rigging” recorded in this year’s general elections and said  rigging is the worst form of vices as…

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‘The Real Reasons Gbenga Daniel Dumped PDP’ – Sahara Reporters

Former Ogun State Governor and Director General of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel, announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and from active politics on Saturday, citing a number of reasons. In a letter dated March 14, 2019, and addressed to the National Chairman of the party, the former Governor of Ogun State noted that the decision is personal and that he decided to take on “new challenges”. He also said he had decided to “rejuvenate” his charity-based organisation, the Gateway Front Foundation (GFF), and that…

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‘Reason why Gbenga Daniel decided to join APC after Atiku was rigged out is ……’ – FFK

Former Aviation Minister and staunch PDP member, Femi Fani-Kayode, took to his Facebook page yesterday morning to react to the decision of former Ogun state governor, Gbenga Daniel’s decision to resign from PDP and join the APC. FFK says his decision is sad and tragic. See His Post Below:

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Ex-Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose’s trial to continue today Over Alleged N2.2bn Fraud:

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, Yesterday Monday, March 18, 2019, adjourned further hearing in the trial of a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, to Today, Tuesday March 19, 2019. Recall that Fayose was arraigned along with his company, Spotless Investment Limited, on October 22, 2018 on an 11-count charge bordering on fraud and money laundering to the tune of N2.2 billion. He is facing trial in connection with the sums of N1.299 billion and $5.3 million out of the N4.65 million…

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I’m very easy to maintain provided you are rich – OAP Honeypot

Popular OAP, Honeypot has just stated in a new interview that she is very easy to maintain if whoever is seeking to date her is wealthy. The popular co-host of ‘Entertainment Splash’ on Television Continental (TVC), also revealed that her controversial name Honeypot was given to her by God, she told Vanguard; I get this question every time and perhaps one of the reasons I love the name Honeypot is, because people raise eye brows whenever they hear it and they remember anytime they see me. I have said it…

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“You Don’t Prove Integrity By Poverty” – Reno Omokri replies Osinbajo

Reno Omokri has reacted to news of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari is “perhaps” poorer now than when he was elected in 2015. He tweeted; “Buhari is poorer now than in 2015”-Osinbajo. Yet: * His daughter wedded in a multimillion dollar wedding* His son crashed a multimillion Naira bike* He and his wife now dress in designer* His kids fly BA First Class (I saw with me eye) Stop the lies #BuhariNotPoorer Osinbajo glamourises poverty by saying Buhari is poorer now than in 2015. First of all,…

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‘I Have No Reason To Leave PDP Or Politics’ – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he has no reason to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), or retire from politics for now. He made the statement on Sunday, through his Media Adviser, Mr Ikechukwu Eze, in reaction to a report by an online publication which claimed that the ex-president had resigned from PDP and quit politics. Eze’s statement described the news as fake, saying that it was a “calculated attempt to rubbish the elder statesman”. “The PDP gave Jonathan the platform to serve as Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice…

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EFCC Denies Raid On Justice Onnoghen’s Farm

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied any raid on the farm allegedly linked to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Jeossyjs earlier reported that about nine EFCC operatives, a cameraman and policemen in a Nissan bus marked Abuja BWR 627AT raided Wanogan Farms Limited located in the Masaka area of Nasarawa State around 3pm and searched the entire premises for over three hours. The anti-corruption agency in a telephone conversation with Channels Television, through its spokesperson, Tony Orilade, denied being aware of any search…

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Buhari Won’t Change Election Results, Says Presidency

The Presidency has cautioned against a lot of the hate spewing, incitement to violence and the polarizing statements by so-called political leaders as a number of states brace up for supplementary elections prescribed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It also rejected unfair and ridiculous criticisms of President Muhammadu Buhari’s apparent disinterest in the upcoming elections in some states by party members who wrongfully assume that the President will abuse power by changing results to favour them.A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Garba Shehu,…

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‘My people are demanding I lead them to APC’ – Gbenga Daniel says

Former Governor of Ogun State and Director-General of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel, says he is considering a request by his supporters that he should lead them to the All Progressives Congress. Daniel, who was Governor of Ogun State from 1999 to 2007, said this on Sunday, one day after he announced his resignation from PDP and retirement from partisan politics. “You know that this process is about leading people and what we have done today is to call all of our people across the length and breathe of the…

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INEC is Denying Atiku Access To Electoral Materials – PDP Cries Out

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has claimed that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has refused to obey the March 6, 2019 ruling of the Appeal Court, directing it to allow the party’s presidential candidate for the February 23 poll, Atiku Abubakar, to inspect the documents and materials used during the election. Atiku and his party were in court, challenging INEC’s declaration that candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari won the election. The PDP, in a statement Saturday night by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola…

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President Buhari is poorer now than he was in 2015- VP Yemi Osinbajo says

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that President Buhari was probably poorer now than when he was elected in 2015. The Vice President said this when he spoke during a dinner in honour of volunteers who canvassed for votes for the APC during the campaigns for this year’s general election, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. “When I looked at his assets declaration form, I was checking it in 2015, I said to him, “Mr President, I am so much richer than you, it is an embarrassment. I am only a soldier, you are…

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INEC Says Army disrupted Rivers state governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, has accused the Nigerian Army of interfering in the March 9th governorship election in Rivers state. A statement released by the commission said the commission suspended all electoral processes like collation of results in the state because of how some soldiers were interfering at the collation centers. Read the statement below..

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Gbenga Daniel quits politics after resigning from PDP

Former governor of Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and Campaign Coordinator of Atiku Abubakar’s Presidential Campaign, has just announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and at the same time quit artisan politics. He announced this in a letter sent o the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus. Read His Letter Below: I joined the PDP in Ogun State on Sunday, the 9th of September, 2001 at an event which was described as one of the most ceremonial political rallies in our recent political history in the South Western…

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Amaechi Apologises To Nigerians Over Suspension Of Free Iju-abeokuta Train Ride

Nigerian Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Friday apologized to Nigerians over the suspension of the Iju-Abeokuta free train ride during the 2019 general elections. Amaechi tendered the apology during the monthly rail inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan modernisation project in Ibadan. He said that the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) suspended the three months free train ride due to security and safety of passengers. “It was suspended by the Chinese and the excuse they gave me was that they cannot allow it run because of safety, since they have…

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People React as Dino Melaye Sings At Pius Adesanmi’s Candle Gathering

Dino Melaye sang melodiously to remind us of our mission on earth while at candle gathering for Prof. Pius Adesanmi and Ambassador Abiodun Bashau in Kogi State. Both Nigerians were amongst the 157 passengers who died aboard the Ethiopian airplane which crashed enroute Addis Ababa. People have reacted to His Renditions, Here are the reactions:

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Atiku Visits Obasanjo

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alh. Atiku Abubakar was in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Thursday for a private meeting with his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo. “Atiku visited Baba Obasanjo today around 1: pm. It was purely private visit. He came, observed his prayer, had lunch with Baba and left. The visit was brief. There was nothing else done,” the source said.

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‘Withholding my certificate of return is an insult on my person and it has the capacity to cause tension’ – Rochas Okorocha Blows Hot

Embattled Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has reacted to the withholding of his Certificate of Return by the INEC. In his reaction to the development, Okorocha argued that the move to withhold his certificate of return based on allegation without hearing his own side of the story is unjust. Recall that INEC had earlier released names of those to be given the certificate of return. In the list of Senators-elect, there were 109 slots, however, Okorocha’s name was omitted following claims by the returning officer of Imo west senatorial district…

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El-Rufai denies reports that he was involved in a ‘ghastly accident’

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai has reacted to media reports that he was involved in a “ghastly accident”. Rumours of the Governor’s supposed involvement in an accident began to spread on Thursday after a Twitter user wrote: “Elrufai in a ghastly accident, his driver said to have died on the spot. No one knows the condition of the Kaduna Governor. Please pray for him no matter the differences we have politically.”   El Rufai in his response a few minutes ago said: I woke up after a rare 8-hour bout…

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‘Posterity Will Judge Oshiomhole, Uzodimma Over the Fate Of APC In South East’ – Okorocha Blows Hot

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo says the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, and the party’s governorship candidate, Sen. Hope Uzodimma, are to blame for the inability of the party to win the governorship election. He said posterity would judge the two for their alleged roles in the election. In a release issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo in Owerri on Thursday, the governor alleged that Uzodinma worked for Peoples Democratic Party in the just concluded elections. He said Uzodimma was one of…

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‘Don’t Pocket Oyo State Govt’ – Obasanjo Tells Seyi Makinde

Yesterday, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo received the Oyo State Governor-elect, Seyi Makinde, they had a lengthy discussion. in the end Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo advised the Incoming Governor not to run a Democratic system that would put the government of the state in his pocket. Obasanjo said Makinde has the onerous task of striving to transform the capital of former old Western Region, urging the people to keep supporting him to succeed when eventually sworn-in. The elder statesman gave the advice when he received the Governor-elect, his Deputy, Akeem Ademola,…

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Uche Nwosu Won Imo Governorship Election – Okorocha Insists

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has declared his son-in-law and candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Uche Nwosu won Saturday’s governorship election in the state. “I say so because going by the actual calculation, the person that won this election is Ugwumba Uche Nwosu. “Uche Nwosu won the election landslide, if you remove the manipulation results from Mbaise, Uche Nwosu won with over 50,000 votes, if you cannot declare him a winner because you have someone already, then they should go for a rerun because you cannot change the Constitution…

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Timi Frank alleges midnight meeting between Bubari, INEC boss, others

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank has revealed another midnight meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chief of Army Staff, and the acting Inspector General of Police among others. Frank in a statement in Abuja, claimed that the meeting was called at the instance of the presidency on how to perfect victory for the ruling party in the six states already declared inconclusive by the INEC. The President had earlier on…

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E-Money Congratulates Imo State Governor-Elect, Emeka Ihedioha In a Funny Way

He wrote: At last my inlaw is the new Governor Elect of Imo State.. A Man who understands business and hears the cries of his people Congratulations on your well-deserved and long-overdue victory. You will be a breath of fresh air for the people of Imo State May you be successful in fulfilling your campaign promises. God bless you always my wonderful inlaw.. Mbaise Nwere Mmadu …. Mbaise to the world…. Congratulations @emeka.ihedioha See His Post Below:

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Dangote, Emir Sanusi, Kano Elders Meet Over Inconclusive Kano Election

A group known as the Committee of Elders of Kano has just been formed to meet and find a resolution to the impasse which ensued after last Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Kano state. It would be recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared the Kano governorship election inconclusive with the results so far released showing that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Abba Kabir-Yusuf, leading the incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The Committee, under the chairmanship of Alhaji…

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“Umahi Plans To Defect To APC Before May 29” – Sen Ogbuoji alleges

APC governorship candidate in Ebonyi state for last Saturday’s election, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji has alleged that Governor David Umahi would defect to the APC on or before May 29 inauguration of elected Nigeria’s President and Governors. Umahi who was reelected for second term in office, was a state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and was the Deputy Governor of Ebonyi state before he was elected first term Governor in 2015. Ogbuoji made the allegation in Enugu, on Tuesday, at a press conference on the outcome of the February…

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Senate Committee Concur With Reps, Approves N30,000 Minimum Wage

Senate Adhoc Committee on a New National Minimum Wage Bill, 2019, has agreed with the House of Representatives, recommending N30,000 as the accepted minimum wage for the Nigerian workers as against N27,000 proposed by the Federal Government. The Committee which is chaired by the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Francis Alimikhena, All Progressives Congress, APC, Edo North, met yesterday at Senate Room 431 New Building has concurred with the members of the House of Representatives that had earlier recommended a wage of N30,000 that was later adopted by…

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President Buhari reacts to school building collapse in Lagos Island

Nigerian President, President Buhari has reacted through his Twitter handle to collapsed school building where over 100 pupils are reportedly trapped in Lagos Island. Buhari also charge Lagos State Government to do all that is needful, so that such tragic development do not re-occur. He wrote: I’m extremely saddened by the news of the collapsed building in Itafaaji area of Lagos. It touches one to lose precious lives in any kind of mishap, particularly those so young and tender. May God grant everyone affected by this sad incident fortitude and…

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Kano Supplementary Election Is “Do Or Die” – APC Chairman

A video has gone viral showing the Kano State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Abbas, describing the supplementary governorship election in the state as a “do or die.” In the short video, the party chairman also assures supporters his party would provide maximum protection for its members even if it means ensuring the dismissal of police officers who try to restore order. Dressed in a white Kaftan and a white cap, Mr Abbas sat on a plastic chair in a house presumed to be his residence. Surrounding…

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‘I Will Shock PDP’ – Ganduje

Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Ganduje has vowed to give the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) a shocker during the rerun of governorship election. He also declared his victory is guaranteed. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kano governorship election inconclusive following allegation of irregularities in Nasarawa local government area. A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture and Chairman, Publicity 2019 Election, Malam Muhammad Garba said: “Ganduje is unperturbed by the wishful thinking and slapdash deportment of the PDP candidate considering what happened in the…

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Photos as President Buhari arrives in Abuja from Daura

Yesterday, President Buhari arrived Abuja from Daura his home town in Katsina State, where he went to participate in the governorship and state assembly elections. The President landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Tuesday, days after the conclusion of the elections. He returned along with his wife, Aisha. They were both received at the airport by security operatives and top government officials.

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INEC sets March 23rd as date for supplementary elections in Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi, Plateau, Benue and Adamawa States

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct supplementary election on March 23 in Sokoto, Kano, Adamawa, Benue, Plateau and Bauchi states where the March 9 elections are deadlocked. Festus Okoye, head of the commission’s information and voter education committee, announced INEC’s decision on Tuesday in a statement. “The Commission met today, 12th March 2019 and reviewed the conduct of the 29 Governorship and 991 State constituency elections held on 9th March 2019. In all, the Commission declared winners in the Governorship elections in 22 states,” he said. “However, the…

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