Operation Cobra: FRSC arrests 6,000 offenders

The Federal Road Safety Corps says it arrested at least 6,000 offenders in its ongoing Operation Cobra launched in July to check life threatening traffic offences.The Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, stated this at a session with FRSC zonal commanders on Thursday in Abuja. He said that 2,500 of the offenders were referred to various […]

Lagos pledges proper scrutiny of 2018 budget

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode presenting the 2018 budget to the state House of Assembly at Alausa, Ikeja… yesterday   With the presentation of N1.046 trillion 2018 budget estimates to the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, is not only set to hit the ground running for the most crucial financial year preceding his […]

Atiku’s exit not good for APC, says Okorocha as groups clamour for ex-VP

Contrary to some All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains, the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has affirmed that the exit of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from the party was not a good development. Okorocha, while speaking with journalists after receiving an honorary doctorate degree at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) on Saturday, described Abubakar as […]

How Secondus emerged as PDP’s national chairman

Uche Secondus The emergence of Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) on Sunday at the end of the party’s national convention in Abuja is the outcome of serious political game plan, strategy, intrigues and horse-trading among prominent and relevant party stakeholders. From the beginning, the open field was accommodating […]

Makarfi debunks speculations on contesting 2019 presidency

Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi     • Abuja Hotels fully booked ahead of convention • PDP denies plans to influence delegates with cash The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee Chairman, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has denied speculation that he may contest the 2019 presidential election.He […]

I have no presidential ambition, says Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike   • Warns against sorting, cultism in Rivers varsity Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday said he had no ambition to become president of the country. He promised to remain in Rivers State and develop it. He made the comment while commissioning the faculty of Management and Environmental Sciences which he built […]

Anambra PDP agrees on consensus for convention

Oseloka H. Obaze Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State have held talks on how to reposition the party, especially in reconciling aggrieved factions ahead of the party’s national convention in Abuja. At a meeting convened by the candidate of the party in the last governorship election, Oseloka Henry Obaze and held […]