Zimbabwe: Mugabe, family ‘safe and sound, we are only targeting criminals’– Military

Zimbabwe’s military chief said on national television that the country president Robert Mugabe and his family were “safe and sound”. A Reuters witness said soldiers and armoured vehicles blocked roads to the main government offices, parliament and the courts in central Harare, while taxis ferried commuters to work nearby. “We are only targeting criminals around him (Mugabe) Read more

Nigerian journalist denied access to see Buhari in London, officials called police to arrest him

A Nigerian journalist seeking exclusive interview with President Muhammadu Buhari in London got more than he can handle as Nigerian officials called in London police to arrest him. Although when the police arrive they checked the reporter and discovered he had not criminal record and quickly left him and drove away. Witnesses told newsreportersng.com that Read more

I am ready to vacate the sit of PDP National Chairman – Sheriff

Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff has said he is willing to step down as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), if it is in the best interest of the party. “I am willing to relinquish the position for the party to move forward into achieving its goals,” he said while speaking to journalists in Read more

PDP lawmakers criticise non-inclusion of their member to meet Buhari in London

Some opposition lawmakers on Thursday questioned the non-inclusion of one of them in the National Assembly delegation that recently visited President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawmakers, including House Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, suggested there was a decision to exclude members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the visit even though one of them – Ike Read more

Nigerian Air Force Deploys Assets To Senegal For Possible Action In Gambia

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed that it has deployed assets to Senegal in case they are needed to enforce Gambia’s election mandate. The mandate requires Gambia’s president, Yahya Jammeh, to step down by the end of his term on Jan 19, 2017, after he lost the Dec 1, 2016 presidential election to Adama Read more

you can not defect to APC to remain Deputy Senate President, PDP to Ekweremadu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday condemned the call on Ike Ekweremadu to defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC, to retain the position of Deputy Senate President. The PDP made the condemnation in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the National Caretaker Committee, Dayo Adeyeye, on Thursday in Abuja. The party Read more

Gambia Election: Court delays election decision until next week

Gambia’s political crisis spun into deeper uncertainty Tuesday as a court delayed the ruling party’s challenge to presidential election results until Monday, three days before the declared winner expects to be inaugurated – and the chief justice said the court likely can’t sit until May because it’s short of judges. Meanwhile, Nigeria announced that a Read more

Mimiko, Jegede stopped us from challenging Akeredolu’s victory in tribunal –PDP

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has said that it was ready to challenge the victory of the All Progressives Congress in the Ondo State governorship election of November 26. It however said that Governor Olusegun Mimiko and the party’s candidate in the election, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), stopped them from going to Read more

Ondo Election: SDP picks Hon. Modupe as Dr Olu Agunloyes running mate

The Ondo State chapter of The Social Democratic Party, SDP today unveiled Dr Olu Agunloyes running mate, in person of hon modupe martins. Agunloye is the SDP governorship flag bearer in the forthcoming governorship election in the state. From the source the news came from said, Hon Erelu Modupe Martins is a grassroot  politician, she Read more

Edo guber: I will defeat PDP with 75 per cent margin – Obaseki boasts

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday, boasted that he would be victorious in the coming Edo State governorship election scheduled for September 28. Obaseki said that he would floor his main challenger, Ize Iyamu of the PDP with a wide margin. The APC governorship aspirant, who disclosed this during an Read more