Category: National/Politics

The Presidency has reacted to claims by the duo Governors of Rabiu Kwakwanso and Rotimi Amaechi of Kano and Sokoto States respectively, that the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, is known for rigging elections in Nigeria and that the party will only win in 2015 if it rigs the polls. Interestingly, the two governors became…

The immediate past governor of Benue State, George Akume, has revealed that 31 more members of the House of Representatives will join the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, in January 2014. Some days ago, 37 lawmakers in the lower chamber of the National Assembly decamped to the APC, which pegged the ruling Peoples’…

A shake-up has hit the Nigerian Army. Some top military officers were handed with new appointments, aimed to improve the day to day running of the military. It is one of the routine postings in the Nigerian Army. A statement released by the Army on Friday in Abuja confirmed this development. It was issued by…

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, has explained why some members of the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, are defecting to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Ribadu, while speaking with newsmen on Friday, in Yola, Adamawa State capital, hometown of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, said, “those that are defecting…

The Presidency has asked the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, to embark on a compulsory retirement on or before March 2014. The country’s chief banker ought to have ended his first term in office by mid-2014, but with the latest development, he will be expected to vacate before then. According…