APC adopts Gbajabiamila as Speaker

(NAN)  The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly. The Spokesman of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said the decision was reached after an intensive deliberation with the APC’s House of Representatives members-elect at […]

No regret endorsing Lawan as Senate President – APC

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it has no iota of regret officially endorsing the senator representing Yobe North senatorial district, Ahmed Lawan, as the Senate President of the 9th Assembly. Addressing a press conference in Abuja, the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, argued that if election to select […]

I’ll run for Deputy Senate President – Kalu

Former governor of Abia State and senator-elect, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has declared his intention to contest the post of Deputy Senate President. Speaking with aviation reporters early on Wednesday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on his way to Brussels, Belgium, Kalu said he opted for the Deputy Senate President position as a […]

Certificate of Return: Why Okorocha is on his own – APC

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that it will not intervene in the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Certificate of Return to the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha as the winner of the Imo West senatorial district. APC’s National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, made the […]

Nigeria Prisons not taking Dariye abroad for treatment – Spokesman

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Nigeria Prisons Service has said it would not fly out a former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, who is reportedly suffering from kidney disease, for treatment abroad. The service stated that the Senator, who is serving a 10-year jail term in Kuje Prison, Abuja, is getting the best care at the […]

Polls: Saraki concedes, wishes those who emerged best of luck

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that in spite of the reported inadequacies that attended last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Kwara State, he is wishing the candidates who emerged from the election the best of luck. Dr. Saraki in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph […]

Senate President, Saraki, Akpabio lose senate reelection

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Sunday became one of the major casualties of the 2019 general elections as he lost his bid to return to the Senate. Apart from Saraki, the other two senatorial candidates of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, lost to the All Progressives Congress. Saraki lost to the Kwara […]

Sen. Oduah wins Anambra North Senatorial District poll

Onitsha (Anambra) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared former Minister of Aviation, Sen. Stella Oduah winner of the Anambra North Senatorial District. Declaring the result on Monday in Onitsha, the Returning Officer, Prof. Hugh Maduka, said Oduah of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 113,989 votes to defeat 20 other candidates. He […]

Oluremi Tinubu retains Lagos Central senatorial seat

Lagos – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday declared Sen. Oluremi Tinubu winner of February 23 election in Lagos Central Senatorial District. The Returning Officer, Prof. Oyeyemi Oyedola of the University of Lagos, said Mrs Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 131,735. She defeated Onitiri David of the Peoples Democratic Party […]

Saraki wins polling unit in Kwara

Senate President Bukola Saraki has won his polling unit in Kwara State, at ongoing presidential and National Assembly elections. Saraki who voted at PU 005 Agbaji Quarters, Ajikobi ward polled 219 as against APC 68 for the presidential election. Presidential: APC 68, PDP 219 Senate: APC 60, PDP 269 Reps: APC 53, PDP 253 PU […]

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