The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, says the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole remains suspended from the party until he apologises to the APC.
he governor said this during an expanded meeting with leaders of the APC from all the wards and local government areas in Edo North held at Jattu-Uzaire, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state.
Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), has dismissed claims that both Omoyele Sowore and Sambo Dasuki were released because of pressure from the international community.
According to Malami, the duo, who were released on Tuesday, were released because of government’s commitment to the rule of law and compassion.
Umar Gwandu, the spokesman to Malami quoted him in a statement as saying this in interviews with the BBC Hausa and the Hausa Service of the Voice of America.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that the admittance by the Presidency that a cabal exists in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is the best Christmas gift to Nigerians. Garba Shehu, Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, on Wednesday, described the cabal as well respected Nigerians who are serving the country.
Seyi Makinde, Oyo state governor says he would “break some toes” if that’s what it would take to serve the ordinary people of the state. Governor Makinde made this known while speaking at the thanksgiving service to mark his 52nd birthday. In a statement signed by Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Taiwo Adisa, the governor said he had the ordinary people in mind when he declared free and qualitative education in the state.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has received some accolades from the governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday for being their pride.
According to them, the Kano state governor represents their political pride because of the development initiatives being implemented by his government.
The APC governors, in a statement signed by the Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, joined Ganduje to celebrate his 70th birthday.
The Federal Government has given reason why the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky will not be released from DSS custody like Sambo Dasuki and Omoyele Sowore.
Following the release of Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser and Sowore, the convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement, from the custody of the Department of State Services on Tuesday — many Nigerians had thought the same would apply to El-Zakzaky.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, has told President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress, APC, that history can never be kind to election riggers. The opposition was reacting to a comment made by Buhari recently saying he hopes history would be kind to him.
The party in a statement signed by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, said: “His comment on history, when the residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, paid him a Christmas visit, demonstrated that the APC has come to the end of its journey and would soon be committed…
The Igbo Socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has reacted to comment by Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu that members of the ‘cabal’ in the presidency are not hungry individuals and do deserve to be respected.
Shehu, while appearing as a guest on a Channel television programme on Christmas day, dismissed false belief that the cabal manipulates the president, saying “they are respectable Nigerians who deserve respect because they have achieved a lot.