Category Archives: Politics
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
See Former heads of state Abubakar Abdulsalami and Yakubu Gowon; president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari;
President Goodluck Jonathan and ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Alhaji Shehu Shagari; former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, and former head of interim government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, with others after the National Council of State meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday.
PHOTO BY REMI AKUNLEYAN
Lagos is where everyone wants to be in Nigeria, but the owners of the land must checkmate the visitors.
Oba of Lagos, Riliwanu Akiolu, says there is a need for non-indigenes in Lagos State to respect the tradition and culture of their host.
Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, says Jimi Agbaje who contested and lost the Lagos governorship seat in the last governorship election will never be governor of Lagos state.
Oba Akiolu who first stated this in April while making his controversial speech to Igbo leaders, said he still maintains his position that Mr Agbaje will not be governor of the state.
Nigeria’s Apex court, the Supreme court, has barred the National Assembly from taking further steps towards amending the 1999 constitution.
Delivering its Judgement today May 7th, the seven man panel of justices led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed directed the National Assembly members to maintain status quo on the matter until June 18 for further hearing.
The Labour Party has asked President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, to place a ban on foreign medical treatment for public servants in his administration.
The National Chairman of LP, Alhaji Abdulkadir Salam, who stated this in an interview with journalists on Sunday in Abuja, also suggested that for Buhari to fight the anti-corruption war successfully, he must not spare “the first eleven”.