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News Update: Presidential Election Petition Tribunal upholds Buhari, ACP victory

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has dismissed in its entirety, the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Part y(PDP), challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress(APC) in the 2019 presidential election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had on February 27, declared Buhari and his party, the APC, as the winner of ...

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You are inviting trouble for yourself Oshiomhole warns Bauchi governor

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has warned the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, to avoid trouble by respecting the sanctity of the state House of Assembly. He gave the warning following the inauguration and election of Speaker of the assembly by 11 members of the assembly loyal to the governor out of the elected 31. ...

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Gbajabiamila emerges House of Representatives Speaker with 282 votes

The immediate past Majority Leader of the House of Representatives has emerged the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives having garnered 282 votes out of 358 votes cast. He defeated his only contender, Umar Bago, who garnered 76 votes. Bago congratulated Gbajabiamila before the counting of votes ended. Gbajabiamila, who is the longest-serving lawmaker in the House, represents Surulere ...

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Ahmed Lawan Emerges 9th Assembly Speaker

The Senator representing Yobe north at the upper legislative chamber, Ahmad Lawan, has emerged the Senate president of the 9th National Assembly. Lawan defeated Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, with 79 votes after the counting of the ballot by the clerk of the National Assembly. About 107 Senators voted, out of which Ali Ndume scored 28 while Lawan scored ...

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32 Year Old Adebo Ogundoyin Emerges Nigerian Youngest Speakers

He has been sworn in as a head of the parliament in Nigeria’s Southwest state. Honourable Adebo Edward Ogundoyin is the new Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly. The 32-year-old Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representative was unanimously elected of all the members of the Assembly. This makes him one of the youngest Speakers of the House of Assembly ...

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The Beginning End of Amaechi

Abba Kyari who is the main man of Buhari’s nephew, Maman Daura has since remained determined on checkmating the powers and influence of the Transport Minister. Before the end of the first tenure, Kyari had already achieved blocking the direct access Amaechi had to the President. It is believed Abba Kyari may have succeeded in totally routing Amaechi out of ...

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Presidency 2023: Tinubu eyes Aso-Rock

The 11th colloquium, to mark the 67th birthday, of the former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, which held on 28th March, in Abuja, has been seen in some quarters to be a major positioning for his strongly perceived 2023 presidential ambition. The event could not have passed unnoticed ...

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Adamawa, Bauchi governors in a close door meeting with Osinbajo

Adamawa State governor, Jibrilla Bindow and his Bauchi State counterpart, Mohammed Abubakar, on Thursday visited the presidential villa, Abuja, where they met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Governors Bindow and Abubakar, who are trailing behind their Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opponents, are facing the battle to retain their positions for second term following a scheduled rerun of last Saturday’s gubernatorial ...

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Buhari: We will reclaim Akpabio’s mandate

President Muhammadu Buhari says Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress is the elected senator of Akwa Ibom North-West. The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared Chris Ekpenyong of the People’s Democratic Party the winner of the election held on February 23. But speaking yesterday in Uyo at a town hall meeting to thank the people of the state for ...

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I WILL CONSOLIDATE AJIMOBI’S LEGACY N AGRICULTURAL SECTOR -Tegbe

In continuation of Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s stride in the agricultural sector and the infrastructural development of Oyo State, one of the gubernatorial aspirants and a close ally of the governor, Chief Olasunkanmi Tegbe has disclosed that if he is elected in the forthcoming election, his administration would embark more on agricultural revolution in the state and further develop the infrastructure. ...

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