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Jega Used Card Readers to Finish Us in PDP

Olorogun John Oguma, JP, is a chieftain of the PDP. He shared his perspective of the 2015 elections:

What is your reaction to the outcome of the 2015 general election?
We in PDP abandoned ‘we’ and we were discussing ‘I’ and that is what has brought us now to this level. It is a bitter lesson that we must have to learn from and we are going to start again from the scratch.

Governor Fayose, Supporters Jubilates as APC Lawmakers’ Tenure Expires

LAGOS—Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has called out his supporters to rejoice with him on the streets today over the expiration of the term of the 19 All Progressives Congress, APC, who had been at loggerheads with him. Expressing relief at the end of the tenure of the lawmakers yesterday, the governor said the end of the term of the APC controlled legislative House was now an opportunity for him to get into the act of governance.

New Assembly dominated by PDP lawmakers.

Outgoing National Assembly Members to Leave office with 109 SUVs, 360 Toyota Camry

Outgoing National Assembly Members to Leave office with 109 SUVs, 360 Toyota Camry.

Members of the outgoing 7th National Assembly will be taking along with them, 109 jeeps and 360 exotic cars provided as operational vehicles given to them when they assumed office as legislators.

New Rivers State Governor Wike Begins Probe of former Gov., Amaechi

The new Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike is officially ready for former Gov. Rotimi Amaechi. He’s asked all Permanent Secretaries in the state to produce full account details of their Ministries’ expenditure in the last 18 months. Read the press statement below…

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has directed Permanent Secretaries in the state to produce full account details of their Ministries ‘ expenditure over the last 18 months.

I Was A Motor Park Tout But God Helped Me – Benue State Governor

Some ladies of today will never give this man a chance when he was building himself. But today, most of them will be ready to open their legs for him to dance around. Life is all about right priorities.

The incoming Governor of Benue State, Chief Samuel Ortom, has described his experience as a motor park tout and his election as state governor as a divine arrangement and the handiwork of God.

Photos: Governor Fashola visits US Senate

Lagos state Governor Raji Fashola, who is currently in the US, yesterday May 19th visited the US Senate building where he had meetings with some of the Senators.

PDP Chairman Adamu Mu’azu Resigns

The embattled PDP Chairman tendered his resignation letter this morning May 20 and his resignation is said to be with immediate effect.

According to reports Muazu said he was tired of all the stress he has been subjected to since the party lost the presidential elections. Ayo Fayose and Femi Fani Kayode have called for his resignation and that of other National Working Committee.

President Jonathan sacks NIPS boss, announces replacement

President Jonathan today May 18th sacked the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Investment Promotion Council, Saratu Umar .

Her sack comes months after aggrieved staff of the NIPS called on President Jonathan to remove her from office over allegations of highhandedness, staff intimidation and gross incompetence.

Bola Tinubu Speaks: “How we Defeated President Jonathan In 2015 Election”

Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu Speaks: “How we Defeated President Jonathan In 2015 Election”.
LAGOS — ALL Progressives Congress, APC, leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, attributed the defeat of President Goodluck Jonathan in the last presidential election to a commonsense revolution anchored on a rebellion against the excesses of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

He spoke at a book launch in Lagos where Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka extolled him, and Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State as the drivers of the uprising, which he said, was fast-tracked by President Jonathan’s mishandling of the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF crisis.

Governor Fayose Drops Bombshell: PDP Chairman Mu’azu met Tinubu

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has claimed the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, was not totally committed to the party during the elections, claiming that Mu’azu even had a secret meeting with APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

In his words, “Shortly before my election, he (Mu’azu) was to see me and I waited for him in his house for about five hours and then he came out to say he was sorry and that we should give him space.