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‘I am not a divisive governor’, says Obaseki after undergoing PDP screening

 INTERVIEW By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Friday, June 19, this year, formally joined the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benin, the state capital after resigning his membership of the All Progressives…

PDP Govs Forum assures Obaseki of level playing field, accommodation

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ Forum has assured the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki and his teeming supporters, who on Friday formally joined the party (PDP), of accommodation and level playing field.…

APC leadership crisis: PGF DG seeks emergency NEC meeting

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh. Lukman, has called on leaders of the party, including the president, Governors, National Assembly leaders, among others to urgently convene an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting…

Edo guber primaries: INEC rules out extension

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja Ahead of the September 19 this year’s governorship election in Edo state, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared that the deadline for political parties to conclude their primaries for the nomination of their candidates remains …

PDP backs Atiku, insists nation’s economy in shambles

  By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated the Federal Government over attempts to hoodwink Nigerians by concealing officially documented data on debts and the alarming state of the nation’s economy. The PDP stated that it…

Reduce expenditure on wasteful projects, Atiku tells FG

  By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   Former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has, again, called on the Federal Government to take immediate steps to drastically reduce its expenditure, especially on wasteful projects. Atiku, in a statement personally signed by him yesterday, listed…

Prof Akinkugbe’s death, a huge global loss-Atiku

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   Former Vice President of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the death of Nigeria’s foremost educationist and medical professional, Professor Emeritus Oladipupo Akinkugbe…

Ondo guber: Akeredolu boasts to win any mode of APC primaries

By Egena Sunday Ode Ahead of the Ondo State governorship primaries, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has expressed confidence that he would emerge the winner no matter the mode of primaries adopted by the All Progressive Congress (APC). Although the Ondo State…

Nwanyanwu raises alarm over plot to remove Magu by ex-office holders on trial

                                                    From Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians were Sunday alerted that some former public…

NGO wants death of NDDC’s Director of Finance probed

  By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja A non-governmental organisation, NGO, Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, APTI, has called for a thorough investigation into the claim that the Executive Director of Finance and Administration of the NDDC, Mr Ibanga Etang, who passed…