Author: Enioluwa Adeniyi

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday accused the All Progressives Congress-led government of dragging Nigeria 50 years backwards. Wike also noted that the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai is reaping from the evil he plotted against Rivers State in 2015. The Peoples Democratic Party chieftain stated this when the Vice President of the Rotary Club of Port Harcourt, Obiageli Ejezie, led other leaders of the association to the Government House, Port Harcourt, to confer on him the 2019/2020 Good Governance Award for his outstanding achievements in project execution in Rivers State. Wike in a statement released through…

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The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of resorting to blackmail due to their failure in governance. The main opposition party stated this while reacting to the allegation by the presidency that some Nigerians are planning to overthrow Buhari. PDP in a statement released through its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, said rather than taking charge and securing the nation, the Presidency is busy engaging in frivolous allegations against Nigerians. “It is however imperative to state that the Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are being haunted by their own shadows as Nigerians know the persons…

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The lawmaker representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday said nobody is defending President Muhammadu Buhari at the time the country is going through economic and security challenges. The former Governor of Imo State stated this while playing host to the APC Progressives Minds from Cross River state, at the Unity House in Abuja. He further stated that no one has been speaking up in support of the President among his appointees or close aides. “I sympathize with President Muhammadu Buhari at this moment, because everything is on him. No one is defending him, the Ministers are not…

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The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday said the All Progressives Congress has performed beyond the 16-years of governance by the Peoples Democratic Party. Bello who stated this while speaking on Channels TV said the ruling party has delivered good governance to Nigerians. He said, “Largely, APC has performed beyond what PDP has achieved in their 16 years of governance in Nigeria.” “APC’s successes today within six years outweigh the successes of 16 years that they ruled. The statistics are there. We will remind Nigerians of where APC inherited Nigeria and where we are today.” The APC chieftain…

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The Department of State Service, has been called on by the Peoples Democratic Party to invite the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, for questioning. The PDP said the DSS should ask Akpabio to “name politicians in the All Progressives Congress that are behind the acts of terrorism and banditry ravaging our nation.” According to the party, “there is self-professed evidence that Senator Akpabio is privy to certain terrorism-related information which he must be made to share with the DSS as well as other security agencies.” The party said this in a statement issued on Friday titled, ‘Terrorism: Invite…

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has expressed fear that the 2023 general elections may not hold. Secondus on Thursday noted that electoral process may not hold due to the security challenges in the country. The PDP Chairman stated this at the party’s National Executive Committee, NEC, emergency meeting in Abuja. He further stated that President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has failed to resolve the country’s insecurity challenges. He said: “Our country today is grounded by insecurity and there has been no matching response from the government despite the demands of the 1999 operating constitution in section…

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The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said the administration of the ruling All Progressives Congress will not extend beyond 2023. Makinde in his statement said Nigerians are already tired of APC and would kick it out of power at the general elections. The Oyo State Governor stated this at the inauguration of the South-West PDP Zonal Executives, held at the Government House in Agodi, Ibadan. According to Makinde, there is an urgent need to address the challenges of insecurity and economic recession. He also called on members of his party to show Nigerians that it is prepared…

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The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has been blamed by the Imo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party for the security challenges in the state due to his supremacy battle. The opposition party stated this during its capacity building session held on Tuesday at the party’s Secretariat, Okigwe road Owerri. The Chairman of the party, Charles Ugwuh in a statement released through his deputy, Martin Ejiogu, said the All Progressives Congress in the state lacked acceptability with what is happening in the state. Ugwuh accused the state Governor of being overwhelmed with fighting for supremacy at the expense…

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The ruling All Progressives Congress on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari-led government will soon deal with people behind insecurity in the country. The party noted that the security challenges is real, and it is not ready to play politics with human lives. APC stated this in a statement titled, ‘We must unite against insecurity – APC,’ released by the party’s National Secretary, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, in Abuja, on Monday. Akpanudoedehe said, “The issue of insecurity in the country has found expression in terrorist and criminal activities of Boko Haram, bandits, kidnappers, rustlers and recently the highly condemnable attacks on security…

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President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been condemned by the Peoples Democratic Party for defending the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, over pro-terrorist comments he made in the past. Recall that the President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Thursday condemned the calls for the Minister’s removal from office. The Buhari government noted that Minister was young when he made the comments, adding that his position has since changed. However, the PDP in a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the regime’s statement which “shows a desperation to provide official cover to a…

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The Ondo State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Akure, the state capital will today (Tuesday), deliver judgement in the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede, against the victory of the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, in the last governorship election. The judgement will be delivered on Tuesday by a three-man panel of the tribunal. The Tribunal on Monday night had informed the concerned parties of the shift in date. The tribunal had earlier fixed judgement for Wednesday but later changed it to Tuesday for reasons yet to be explained. The judgement would be delivered by…

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