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APC operates like a cult, says Fayose

…vows to stay put in PDP By Lawrence Olaoye Former Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday said the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) operates like a cult, insisting that the incumbent governor, Kayode Fayemi will not win the forthcoming election…

SAN denies saying Jonathan can’t contest in 2015

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna A Kaduna based Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Yunus Ustaz Usman hasdenied saying that President Goodluck Jonathan cannot contest the 2015 Presidential election. He said continuation of Yar’adua’s tenure could not be counted as that of…

YCE calls for encompassing summit ahead of National Conference

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) yesterday called for an all-encompassing summit of the Yoruba people, where a collective position of the region could be taken. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Group made the call in…

Aliyu backs formation of North Central Consultative Assembly

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna Niger state governor, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has expressed support for the formation of the new North central Consultative Assembly, a pressure group for states the geo-political zone. According to him, the assembly will serve as…

2015: No vacancy in Kano Government House, says APC chairman

From Edwin olofu, Kano The Interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state, Alhaji Abdullahi Gwarzo , has said that there will be no change of government in Kano by 2015. Gwazo made the assertion in Kano…

2015: Middle Belt sets to endorse Sam Nda-Isaiah for Presidency

The Middle Belt Reawakening Initiative (MBRI) has called on activists and groups in the region to slow down with issues of support for any other candidate, saying that it has found the Chairman of LEADERSHIP Group, Mr Sam Nda -Isaiah,…

Ashiru, PDP chieftain, seeks abolition of state/LG account

A chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Offa, Kwara, Arc. Lola Ashiru, has called for the abolition of state and local government joint account. Ashiru, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria…

APGA seeks to be joined in suit against Anambra Gov-elect

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) yesterday filed an application before an Abuja Federal High Court seeking to be joined in a suit instituted against Anambra Governor-elect, Willie Obiano. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that two plaintiffs, Ugochukwu…

KDSG counsels journalists on developmental journalism

From Muhammad Ibrahim, Kaduna Kaduna state government on Wednesay counseled journalists on the need to embrace developmental journalism instead of reporting only on crimes and violence. According to the government, today’s journalists only focus on negative incidences at the detriment…

Kwara govt urged to honour Qur’an competitors

From Olanrewaju Lawal, Ilorin The Kwara state government has been urged to honour the winners of Quar’an competitors as other Northern States did for their citizens. The State Organising Committee of Qur’an recitation made the plea during the presentation of…