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“Ali Modu Sheriff plans to run for President in 2019”...

“Ali Modu Sheriff plans to run for President in 2019” – A...

The Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP, has alleged that the Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, is planning to run for presidency come 2019. Dayo Adeyeye who is the spokesperson of the PDP caretaker committee of the Ahmed Makarfi-camp, made the allegation when he spoke at a press conference in Abuja... Read more »

Senator Shehu Sani blasts El-Rufai for his memo to President Buha...

Senator Shehu Sani blasts El-Rufai for his memo to President Buhari

Senator Shehu Sani who represents Kaduna Central Senatorial district in the senate, has reacted to the controversial memo governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state sent to President Buhari in September last year, where he listed some of the faults of the Buhari-led administration. El-Rufai in his... Read more »

“Jonathan never asked me to resign” – Ali Modu Sherif...

“Jonathan never asked me to resign” – Ali Modu Sherif​f

Jonathan and  Ali Modu Sherif​f: PDP National chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff has denied media reports that former president Goodluck Jonathan has asked him and senator Ahmed Makarfi to resign their positions as a way of resulting the protracted leadership crisis of the party. There were media... Read more »

“APC has failed Nigerians” – Nyesom Wike

“APC has failed Nigerians” – Nyesom Wike

APC has failed Nigerians: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has stated that the All Progressives Congress ( APC) has failed Nigeria. According to Wike, APC’s failure, all the developmental structures in the country have collapsed. Speaking during the PDP Campaign for Etche/ OmumaFederal... Read more »

See what Goodluck Jonathan said about endorsing Ali Modu Sheriff ...

See what Goodluck Jonathan said about endorsing Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP cha...

PDP chairman: Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied reports that he endorsed Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of PDP. Sheriff paid the former president a visit two days ago, causing speculations that the former president is in support of Sheriff’s leadership. Some media... Read more »

INEC fixes Saturday for outstanding Rivers Election

INEC fixes Saturday for outstanding Rivers Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed Saturday for the conclusion of outstanding 2015 elections in Rivers. The commission’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Mr. Aniedi Ikoiwak, in a statement on Tuesday said the exercise would hold at Etche and Omuma Local... Read more »

President Donald Trump reportedly set to arrest Mugabe and 6 othe...

President Donald Trump reportedly set to arrest Mugabe and 6 other African ...

It’s hard to verify whether or not this story is real, especially the one that is specific to Africa that isn’t internationally reported news. The American president Donald Trump, though, made some comments before he’s elected into office sometimes last year about him jailing some prominent... Read more »

Igbos will support President Buhari in the eight years he will be...

Igbos will support President Buhari in the eight years he will be in office...

Support President Buhari: Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the Igbos will give their utmost support to President Buhari in his eight years in office. Okorocha said this when he received APC leaders from the South East at the Imo International Convention Centre (IICC) on Saturday... Read more »

Donald Trump releases countries that will no longer issue America...

Donald Trump releases countries that will no longer issue American Visa aga...

Barely a week after the inauguration of Donald Trump as the president of the United States, he is coming round to being in office and making moves to make the United States a better place.Donald Trump, according to reports, is expected to approve some executive orders that include visa denial for... Read more »

Rivers rerun: Nigeria Police Force dismiss six officers in Wike&#...

Rivers rerun: Nigeria Police Force dismiss six officers in Wike’s sec...

Rivers rerun: The Nigeria Police force has dismissed six officers accused of being used by the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, to cause chaos during the December 10th 2016 state legislative rerun election. The dismissed officers are AP/No.177893 EX. Inspr. Eyong Victor, F/No. 400872 EX. Sgt... Read more »

Barack Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats from the US, gives them ...

Barack Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats from the US, gives them 72 hours t...

US President Obama on Thursday, accused Russia of hacking and interfering with the US presidential election on orders from President Vladimir Putin. Even though he had previously said, on several occasions, that he didn’t think the election was rigged in any way. He ordered 35 Russian... Read more »

Donald Trump responds to Obama’s claim that he would have w...

Donald Trump responds to Obama’s claim that he would have won the ele...

Donald Trump responds to Obama: After Outgoing US president, Barack Obama said in an interview that he would have defeated President-elect Donald Trump if he had ran for a third term (read here) Donald Trump went on twitter to respond to Obama’s claim. He wrote: MoreHow to stop... Read more »

Obama says he would have defeated Trump for a third term if he ha...

Obama says he would have defeated Trump for a third term if he had ran 

US outgoing President Barack Obama said in an exit interview with his former top adviser, David Axelrod, that, had he been able to run, he could have beat Donald Trump and won a third term in the White House. Describing his confidence in an America that is “tolerant” and “full of energy,”... Read more »

Photos: APC members hand over audio tape of Gov Wike allegedly th...

Photos: APC members hand over audio tape of Gov Wike allegedly threatening ...

APC members in Rivers state led by Asita Honourable, this morning handed over an audio tape purported to be Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, threatening to kill an INEC official in the just concluded state legislative rerun election. See more photos after the cut…More..Top 6 Nigerian... Read more »

Photos: Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike leads state residents ...

Photos: Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike leads state residents in protest...

Nyesom Wike leads state residents in protest – Thousands of Rivers state residents led by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike, today took to the streets to protest the alleged mass killings by the Police and other security agencies during the December 10 rerun elections. More..15 Nollywood... Read more »

Just In: Gov Nyesom Wike caught on tape arranging to bribe &...

Just In: Gov Nyesom Wike caught on tape arranging to bribe & threateni...

Gov Nyesom Wike caught on tape – An audio tape purported to be Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, threatening to kill an INEC official in the just concluded rerun election for the state National Assembly, has surfaced online. In the audio tape which was shared by Sahara Reporters, the man... Read more »

Nigerian writer and filmmaker, Onyeka Nwelue kicks off a new poli...

Nigerian writer and filmmaker, Onyeka Nwelue kicks off a new political part...

Onyeka Nwelue kicks off a new political party – Nigerian writer and filmmaker, Onyeka Nwelue, whose debut documentary film, The House of Nwapa premiered in the US at Harvard University recently, yesterday shared this on his Facebook as he kicks off a new political party with young people in... Read more »

Witness tells court how AIT Chairman, Raymond Dokpesi got N2.1bn ...

Witness tells court how AIT Chairman, Raymond Dokpesi got N2.1bn for campai...

Raymond Dokpesi got N2.1bn for campaign – Shuaibu Salisu Abdulmalik, a prosecution witness in the trial of Chief Raymond Dokpesi yesterday December 13th, told Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court Abuja that, Dokpesi’s company, Daar Communications Plc was paid N2.1billion as media... Read more »

Update on Rivers re-run: Two dead, ballot boxes snatched as elect...

Update on Rivers re-run: Two dead, ballot boxes snatched as election become...

Update on Rivers re-run – According to updates from Sahara Reporters and other new rooms, There are are of shooting and ballot box snatching in Rivers State election rerun. So far it’s been really rough in Rivers state as both APC and PDP members and community youths are really not... Read more »

Rivers re-run: See what INEC officials and police officers were c...

Rivers re-run: See what INEC officials and police officers were caught doin...

Rivers re-run – After days of campaigns among political parties, the Rivers state rerun election for the National and State Assembly is finally here. The election which is currently taken place at various polling units in the state have witnessed controversies and warnings nationally and... Read more »

“Ali Modu Sheriff plans to run for President in 2019” – Ahmed Makarfi...

The Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP, has alleged that the Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, is planning to run for presidency come 2019. Dayo Adeyeye who is the spokesperson of the PDP... Read more »

Senator Shehu Sani blasts El-Rufai for his memo to President Buhari

Senator Shehu Sani who represents Kaduna Central Senatorial district in the senate, has reacted to the controversial memo governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state sent to President Buhari in... Read more »

“Jonathan never asked me to resign” – Ali Modu Sherif​f

Jonathan and  Ali Modu Sherif​f: PDP National chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff has denied media reports that former president Goodluck Jonathan has asked him and senator Ahmed Makarfi to... Read more »

“APC has failed Nigerians” – Nyesom Wike

APC has failed Nigerians: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has stated that the All Progressives Congress ( APC) has failed Nigeria. According to Wike, APC’s failure, all the... Read more »

See what Goodluck Jonathan said about endorsing Ali Modu Sheriff ...

PDP chairman: Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied reports that he endorsed Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of PDP. Sheriff paid the former president a visit two days ago, causing... Read more »