Sheriff, Makarfi in hot exchange as PDP peace pact collapses

Sheriff, Makarfi in hot exchange as PDP peace pact collapses

Few days after reaching an understanding to bury their differences, the two factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have renewed hostilities. The cause of the latest crisis is the decision of Ali Modu Sheriff, national chairman of the party, to replace staff of the PDP secretariat who were not cooperating with him. Sheriff had […]

Budget Padding: SERAP alleges fresh padding; orders prosecution of indicted officers

Budget Padding: SERAP alleges fresh padding; orders prosecution of indicted officers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR requesting him to use his good offices and leadership position “to urgently instruct security and anti-corruption agencies to forward to you reports of their completed investigations into allegations of padding and stealing of some N481 billion from the 2016 […]

Jonathan assures PDP will bounce back

Jonathan assures PDP will bounce back

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would resolve the crisis that engulfed it and come out stronger. Jonathan expressed the optimism at his country home in Otuoke, Bayelsa when he received the report of the Gov Seriake Dickson-led PDP reconciliation Committee. He said resorting to courts for political disagreements […]

El-Rufai’s Vindication of Jonathan

El-Rufai’s Vindication of Jonathan

THE ALTERNATIVE STORY with Reno Omokri Recently, I had cause to read the memorandum to President Muhammadu Buhari by his mini-me, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State. All I can say is, wow! I guess President Muhammadu Buhari now believes his former boss, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, who wrote of Malam Nasir El-Rufai in […]

How Oshiomhole collected $54m from Jonathan to betray Buhari

How Oshiomhole collected $54m from Jonathan to betray Buhari

By Ehi Ekhator Save Edo Group (SEG) a Benin based group has revealed the need for the former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole’s financial recklessness be probed. The group chaired by a former governorship candidate in Edo State, Honorable Blessing Agbomhere stated this in a communique shared with NAIJA CENTER NEWS on Saturday. Agbomhere stressed […]

PDP: We haven’t reached a political solution – Makarfi faction

PDP: We haven’t reached a political solution – Makarfi faction

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has dismissed a media report that the party faction has reached a political solution. This was disclosed on Friday morning by the Makarfi-led faction of the party. According to the communique, the agreement reached was to halt further media attack that could give further power to the ruling party, All […]

Call your cabinet to order – Fayose tells Buhari

Call your cabinet to order – Fayose tells Buhari

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call members of his cabinet to order, saying they are needlessly heating up the polity. Fayose, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, took a swipe at the Comptroller General of Customs, Hamed Ali, over his refusal to appear […]

BREAKING: Senate drops two non-career ambassadorial nominees, approves 45 others

BREAKING: Senate drops two non-career ambassadorial nominees, approves 45 others

The Senate has rejected the nomination of two non-career ambassadorial nominees presented for legislative approval by President Muhammadu Buhari. The rejected nominees are Justice Sylvanus Nsofor from Imo State and Mr Jacob Daodu from Ondo State. The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, which screened of nominees, presented its report at the plenary on Thursday.

Buhari nominates 27 as INEC RECs, seeks Senate confirmation

Buhari nominates 27 as INEC RECs, seeks Senate confirmation

President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, read a letter from Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, in which he sought legislative approval for the nomination of 27 Nigerians as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Osinbajo transmitted the nominations to the Senate in February, when President Muhammadu Buhari was on medical […]

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