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Atiku vows to reduce size of Federal Government

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has promised to reduce the size of the Federal Government if elected in the 2019 elections. Atiku, who spoke at a meeting with the Business community on Wednesday, said, “I will reduce the size of the Federal Government completely. I

APC insists CJN Onnoghen must face trial

Godsgift Onyedinefu The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, must face his alleged corruption trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, (CCT). The National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said at need conference on Monday. He accused the Peoples Democratic Party 

PVC Buying: PDP demands immediate meeting with INEC chairman

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) demands an immediate stakeholders’ meeting with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, over his assertion that some politicians were buying Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) ahead of the general elections. The PPCO in a statement

Of INEC, voting point settlements and gerrymandering

Sufuyan Ojeifo  In a situation of partisan frenzy in Nigeria, it is normal for political parties and their operators to perceive some actions of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as promotional of the interest of the governing party. There is constantly the tendency for observers to deliberately reconstruct the notion

Frank raises alarm over alleged Plot to assassinate Atiku, Saraki at campaign ground

…Writes to UN, UK, AU, others Godsgift Onyedinefu Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank has said that a plot to assassinate the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his Campaign Director General, Sen. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at

A win for ‘lame duck’ Buhari risky for Nigeria–Eurasia Group (full report)

•Atiku may create brief economic boom but risks a return to rent-seeking govt •Predicts a  close and inconclusive election  •Nigeria in top 10 biggest risks of 2019 Senator Iroegbu  The United States based think-thank,  Eurasia Group has released its top predictions for risks that could impact the world in 2019 with a warning that

2019: Call Buhari to Order Now, PDP Tells Peace Committee, UN

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has asked the National Peace Committee, United Nations and all world leaders to save Nigeria from 'imminent collapse' by immediately calling President Muhammadu Buhari to order. The PPCO alarmed that Buhari's 'desperation' for re-election was a threat to peaceful, credible general

Leaked: Under President Buhari Nigerians are frustrated, poorer…Nigeria will never change— Amaechi

Jude Johnson  The Nigeria’s Minister of Transport, Mr.Rotimi Amaechi, has been captured in secret tape lamenting over the poor state of governance under President Muhammadu Buhari. Amaechi who also champions the re-election campaign of President Buhari, was heard in an audio recording to be expressing shocking pessimistic views about Nigeria and the

The only way Nigeria can change is if everybody is killed — Amaechi

Godsgift Onyedinefu Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation and Director-General of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, has reportedly described Nigeria as helpless and hopeless, saying the only way the country can change is for “everybody to be killed”. According to an audio released by Phrank Shaibu, an aide of Atiku Abubakar,

Boko Haram Resurgence: Borno PDP demands independent inquiry, alleges political motivation

 Mukaila Ola  The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Imam has called for an inquiry into the resurgence in Boko Haram attacks in Borno State. Speaking to journalists at the inauguration of Borno PDP Campaign Council on Friday in Maiduguri, Imam alleged that the attacks may not