Spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Reelection Campaign Organisation, Mr. Festus Keyamo, has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not shield its members who are accused of corruption from facing trial.
Keyamo made the declaration while speaking in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, during a one-day anti-corruption symposium, organised by Rivers Unity House (RUH), an advocacy group within the APC.
The Osun State government is planning an economic summit in the first quarter of next year.
The state’s Statistician-General, Prof. Wasiu Alagbe Gbolagade, announced this at a business programme organised by Kazeem International Group of Schools, Agbowo in Iwo.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye, noted for his stoic silence in the face of attacks and criticism, has revealed what he does to his attackers.
Preaching a sermon titled ‘Under a New Management,” on the third day of the church’s 2018 Holy Ghost Congress, he confirmed his silent reaction to attacks but cautioned that people who attack God’s anointed men draw His wrath.
Ahmed Bola Tinubu is arguably the self-proclaimed leader of the Yoruba in Nigerian politics. It couldn’t be more obvious than during the 2015 presidential election when he got many Yoruba to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari so literally worshipped him that had Tinubu sneezed, Buhari would have easily caught cold.
But once Buhari became president, the humiliation and side-lining of Tinubu began. The House speaker position Tinubu reserved for one of his political godsons, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, was lost to Yakubu Dogara. The Senate president post he reserved for Ahmed Lawan went to Bukola Saraki.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his government have not in any way interfered in the activities of the commission.
Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Rotimi Oyekanmi, Media Adviser/Chief Press Secretary to the INEC chairman also said the INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has also decided to distance himself from the presidency so as to remain neutral and ensure a free, fair and credible election in 2019.
Oyekanmi who said the INEC chairman and his national commissioners are working together towards achieving a credible election in 2019 also described as untrue reports that there is pressure on the INEC chairman to return Mrs Amina Zakari to her previous position in the commission.
“In fact, a lot of people may not believe this but the presidency distances itself from the commission as much as possible in order to avoid these types of issues”.
The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir el-Rufai says it is not easy to preside over the affairs of many people.
Speaking at an election summit organised by the Kaduna State Peace Commission, the governor said at times he feels like running away.
He said he would accept defeat if he loses the 2019 governorship election, adding that he would be in a hurry to pack out of the government house.
The governor said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is committed to the peaceful conduct of the general election.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday served President Muhammdu Buhari quit notice at its presidential campaign rally in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Director General of the Atiku/Obi Campaign Organisation and President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki said the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government has failed in all facets of governance.
He asked Nigerians to vote out Buhari and the APC in next year’s general elections, adding that the APC had failed to deliver on all its 2015 campaign promises.
One of the presidential aspirants of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Osifo Stanley has called for the nullification of the party’s National convention that produced Atiku Abubakar as flag bearer, claiming that the process was fraudulent.
Osifo, who presented a receipt of N12 million for the purchase of nomination form and expression of interest, contended that he was denied opportunity to contest while the convention process was fraught with lots of irregularities.