Bayelsa Guber: Former Deputy Governor Dumps PDP

A former deputy governor of Bayelsa state, Peremobowei Ebebi has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of November 16 gubernatorial election in the state. Ebebi, who also served as a two-term speaker of the state Assembly in a letter dated October 11,2019 and addressed to his Ward 3 of Ekeremor local…

Bello Hails Judiciary For Sacking Melaye

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has said the judiciary deserves commendation for nullifying the victory of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye. Bello in a statement issued at the weekend titled titled,  “Kogi West Appeal Court Verdict: Attestation that Judiciary is Impartial” released by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed said the…

Bayelsa Guber: Militants Sue For Peaceful Poll

Ahead of November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state, a militant group that calls itself 21st Century of Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience has pleaded on Bayelsans to eschew violence and vote for credible candidate. The group in a statement issued on Sunday by its leader, one “General” Izon Ebi, called on the federal…

Bayelsa Guber: Alaibe Has Not Withdrawn Court Case – Lawyer

A former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Timi Alaibe has reacted to rumours making the rounds in Bayelsa state that he has withdrawn the suit he instituted against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate,Senator Douye Diri over the outcome of the governorship primaries following pressures from leaders of Kolokuma/Opokuma…

Melaye Reacts As Appeal Court Sacks Him From Senate

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye has reacted to Friday’s Appeal Court judgement that nullified his victory at the 2019 National Assembly election. In a short statement issued via his Twitter account, Melaye thanked God despite the unfavourable judgement. He called on his supporters to remain law abiding….

Critics of Buhari’s Administration Have Sinister Motive – Akume

The Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, has said critics of the president Muhammadu Buhari led Administration have sinister motive and purpose. Akume stated this in Abuja when the management of Television Continental (TVC) paid him a courtesy call in his office. The former Benue governor said president Buhari has done…

PDP Says 2020 Budget Fraught With Padding, Fraudulent Duplications and False Performance Indices, Will Further Impoverish Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the 2020 Appropriation Bill submitted yesterday to the National Assembly by president Muhammadu Buhari. The party in a statement on Tuesday signed by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the budget proposal will further impoverish Nigerians. It called on lawmakers to redirect the budget so as…