The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAM, Is-haq Oloyede, has revealed how the examination body was able to return a whopping N7.8billion to the coffers of the Federal Government of Nigeria in less than one year.
…Aisha Alhassan Resigns As Minister, Dumps APC for UDP
Senator Aisha Alhassan, yesterday, dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the United Democratic Party, UDP, over what she termed as unjust treatment by the leadership of APC which, she claimed, denied her clearance for the party’s governorship primary
Alhassan, who addressed a press conference at her residence in Jalingo, Taraba State capital, after registering as a member of the UDP and picked the expression of interest and nomination forms of the party to contest as governor of Taraba in 2019, said she had resigned her appointment as Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development. The Minister stated that APC had become inconsequential in Taraba after she moved with all executives of the party from the 169 wards of the state to UDP.
President Muhammadu Buhari has scored a total of 2,931,235 votes in 44 local government areas of Kano State in the just concluded presidential primary elections of the All Progressives Congress, APC.The primaries were conducted on Friday in the 36 states of the federation and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.The Kano returning officer of the primary election, who is the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, said he was impressed by the large turnout of voters in his Ganduje ward in Dawakin Tofa Local Government area of the state.The governor then restated his pledge to garner over 5 million votes for Mr Buhari come 2019 general
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has said that he was not ashamed to call President Muhammadu Buhari his friend despite belonging to the opposition People Democratic Party (PDP).Umahi made the assertion on Friday night in Abakaliki during the quarterly media chat/dinner as part of celebrations to mark the nation’s 58th anniversary and 22nd year of the state’s creation, noting that their relationship was beyond politics.The governor remarked that the state government would name the one and half kilometres glass tunnel it is constructing after Buhari as it would be one of the best in the world.“I want to state that aside my wife, Buhari remains my only boss and should be respected by Nigerians because of his status as the
Just after Dr. Femi Hamzat, one of the Lagos State governorship aspirants seeking to contest on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) announced his withdrawal from the race to support Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the duo have met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The meeting held on Saturday afternoon at Ikoyi, Lagos.
The Akinwunmi Ambode Mandate Support Group on Saturday said Ambode was capable of winning the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State rescheduled for Monday.The Director-General of AMSG, Mr Hakeem Sulaimon, at a news conference in Ikeja on Saturday, said Ambode was not worried about the purported endorsement of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu ahead of the primary by some groups.Sulaimon said that the governor had huge supporters across the state.He said supporters of Ambode held meetings across all 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areasnon Friday and the support for the governor was
Governor Rochas Okorocha who spoke on Friday night after the announcement of the result of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Primary, at the Nick Banquet Hall Owerri, claimed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stole President Muhammadu Buhari’s votes in 2015 and made it look like the South-East did not support him.According to Rochas Okorocha who insisted that Buhari remains the best option for the South-East region, added that President Buhari will win in the entire South – East in 2019.“In the 2011 election, the PDP people were able to rig and write fictitious figures to misrepresent the facts on the
Deji Adeyanju, a former director of New Media of the Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike is covertly working for the ruling All Progressives Congress ahead of 2019.
Referring to Governor Nyesom Wike as an APC mole in the PDP, Mr Adeyanju fixed his own puzzle via his Twitter account as seen below: