EL-RUFAI HAS AN INFLUENCE OVER BUHARI. | SHEHU SANI

Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani says the overbearing influence of Governor Nasir El-Rufai on President Muhammadu Buhari and APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole is responsible for his failure to get the party's Senatorial ticket and subsequent decision to leave the party.   Speaking on Channels TV…

SHEHU SANI WALKS AWAY.

Senator Shehu has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC), as reported by The Cable.   The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district has been at loggerheads with his state governor who vowed to ensure he doesn't return to the red chamber.   While the party hierarchy in…

ATIKU ABUBAKAR NAMES HIS FIRST TEAM.

Former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the People's Democratic Party(PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has named his first time - those to pilot the affairs of his campaign organization as parties and candidates await the lifting of the ban in campaigns by INEC.   National Publicity Secretary of the PDP,…

COURT NULLIFIES RIVERS STATE APC PRIMARIES.

A high court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital has nullified all primaries held by the factional APC chairman Ojukaye Flag-Amachree. Hon Amachree leads the faction loyal to Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.   The court held that the congress which produced Amachree held in disobedience of a…

ATIKU ABUBAKAR EMERGES AS PDP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE.

The Presidential Primaries of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party holding in Port Harcourt has produced a winner Alhaji Atiku Abubakar(Waziri Adamawa), who beat 11 other aspirants to clinch the party's ticket. Alhaji Abubakar scored 1,532 to defeat his closest challenger and governor of Sokoto state Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal who scored…

PDP CONVENTION: THE IMPENDING STORM.

As the PDP convention draws closer, there are obvious signs of trouble ahead. While Port Harcourt has been chosen as the convention venue, many stakeholders believe the choice of Port Harcourt will spell doom for the party.   Presidential aspirants on the platform of the party have expressed dismay at…

DR CHRIS EKPENYONG TO REPLACE SENATOR AKPABIO.

Following the defection of former Akwa Ibom State Governor to the ruling All Progressive Congress, stakeholders and elders of Akwa Ibom North West(Ikot Ekpene) Senatorial District have resolved to ensure he is returned to his Ukana Ikot Ntuen hometown.   Rising from a meeting earlier today, the leaders endorsed former…

SENATOR MAGNUS ABE OPENS FACTIONAL APC SECRETARIAT IN RIVERS STATE.

All is now set for the grand opening of a parallel Rivers State APC secretariat for a faction of the party loyal to Senator Magnus Abe. The ceremony which is scheduled for today will be attended by Senator Abe, Elder Chidi Wihioka(member representing Ikwerre /Emohua federal constituency), Prince Peter Odike(former…