Author: Alex Mandy

Atiku had said the meeting could be a launchpad for the possible alliance in the build-up to the 2027 general elections Atiku said if the new “party decides that it’s the turn of the South-East and Peter Obi is chosen, I won’t hesitate to support him”. Lauretta Onochie, former chairperson of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), says Atiku stepping down for Obi would make President Bola Tinubu’s reelection easier. Recall that Atiku in an interview with BBC on Friday, said he would happily back a presidential candidate of south east extraction if the PDP zone its presidential ticket to…

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They underscored the need for Fubara to stand firm against Wike and deliver tangible benefits to the people of Rivers State Elders from Rivers State have declared their support for Governor Siminalayi Fubara amid the political crisis rocking the oil-rich State. Fubara has been at daggers drawn with his predecessor who’s now the Federal Capital Territory Minister, Nyesom Wike, for months now. These elders, comprising members of the Rivers State Elders Council such as High Chief Anabs Sara-Igbe and Chief Asukewe Iko-Awaji, along with other influential figures like the Convener of the Coalition of Rivers State Leaders of Thought, High…

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He stated that meeting could be a launchpad for the possible alliance in the build-up to the 2027 general elections Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has hinted that an alliance of major political parties and influential politicians is in the work ahead of the 2027 presidential election. Atiku, who was the presidential candidate for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections, disclosed that his recent meeting with the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, is a sign of positive things to come. He stated that meeting could be a launchpad for the possible alliance…

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Wike expressed satisfaction on road works He disclosed that Metroline starts May 27. Nyesom Wike, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has reaffirmed his commitment to giving a facelift to the nation’s capital, as assigned by President Bola Tinubu. Wike is prioritizing the completion of projects for the President’s first anniversary, despite being almost completed. The minister emphasized his focus on the assignment, stating that he is not distracted by politics in his home state of Rivers. During an inspection tour in Abuja, Wike expressed satisfaction with the progress of road works and commended contractors for meeting deadlines. The…

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Jaji failed to appear before the committee. Jaji represents Kaura Namoda/Birnin Magaji. The Zamfara state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has confirmed the suspension of Aminu Sani Jaji, a member of the Federal House of Representatives, for anti-party activities. Jaji, who represents Kaura Namoda/Birnin Magaji, was suspended due to his dishonest practices and consistent absence from party meetings and activities. The state chairman, represented by the Secretary Alhaji Ibrahim Umar Dangaladima, announced the suspension during a press conference on Friday. The decision was made after a 7-man State Disciplinary Committee recommended Jaji’s suspension for failing to appear before…

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INEC should conduct bye-elections in the respective constituencies. The plaintiffs be restrained from parading themselves as members of the Rivers State House of Assembly The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that it will not change its position on the vacation of seats by former members of the Rivers State House of Assembly who defected from the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Despite misleading social media reports, the party remains resolute in its stance that the affected members have constitutionally vacated their seats. In a statement on Thursday, the PDP national publicity secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, clarified that…

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The state REC, Onuoha stated that the PVC collection exercise would be done side by side with the CVR exercise, also scheduled for May 27 The REC explained that the exercise would be conducted in the 192 wards and the state headquarters of INEC in Edo. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo has announced the distribution of 373,030 uncollected Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) starting May 27. This exercise will run concurrently with the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise, also scheduled for May 27. He said both the CVR and the PVC collection would be a 10-day exercise, from…

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Earlier, Dada Olusegun posted a video of the state house with the Senegal and Nigerian flag decorations. President Bola Tinubu is currently hosting the new president of Senegal, Bassirou Diomaye Faye at the State House, Abuja. It was gathered that the meeting is a courtesy call on President Tinubu by the newest member of the Economic Community of West African State’s (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government. President Faye, who was sworn in on April 2, 2024, arrived at the forecourt of the State House at about 3 pm and was ushered in by Pipers from the military…

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OPEC had arrived at the reports following primary and secondary data collation. Daniel Bwala, a former spokesperson for the Atiku Abubakar campaign in the 2023 election, has lauded President Bola Tinubu on Thrusday. Bwala’s comments came in response to a report by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that Nigeria’s average daily crude oil production had increased to 1.28 million barrels per day, a 4.07% rise from the previous month. According to OPEC, the report was based on primary and secondary data, including direct communication with member states and energy intelligence platforms. “OPEC in its April statement, reports that…

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The state house is currently agog ahead of the courtesy visit. Dada posted a video of the state house with the Senegal and Nigerian flag decorations. President Bassirou Diomaye Faye of Senegal will pay a visit to President Bola Tinubu at the State House in Abuja on Thursday, May 16. The State House is preparing for the visit, and the Special Assistant to President Tinubu on Social Media, Dada Olusegun, announced the visit on his official X page. Dada shared a video of the State House decorated with the flags of Senegal and Nigeria, stating that the Presidential Villa is…

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